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Dr. Robert Wynn from Northern Michigan University and Dr. Richard Rovin from Marquette General Health Systems chatted this morning with Walt Lindala about this weekend’s Hope Starts Here Challenge. The event is the only fund raiser for the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center, which is an unique collaboration between NMU and MGHS. It gives students [...]

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Carl Fulsher, Community Representative with the American Cancer Society, and Lorrie Hayes, Event Organizer, joined Mark Evans to talk about the upcoming Blues For Life Cancer Benefit. The event is scheduled for 5:oo pm this Saturday (May 7-th) at the Lagniappe Cajun Creole Restaurant in Downtown Marquette, MI. This event will be the 5-th annual [...]

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Sam Crowley, Co-ordinator of Splash Week at the YMCA of Marquette County and Gary Gustafson, member of the City of Marquette’s Waterfront Safety Task Force, stopped by the studios this morning to preview Splash Week activities at the Y. Crowley discussed several of the planned events connected to Splash Week, including water safety training and [...]

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Northern Michigan University President Dr. Les Wong joined Mark and Walt today to review the academic year that came to a close last weekend with Spring Commencement, which had the largest number of participating graduates in the history of the school. Dr. Wong discussed the successes and challenges that NMU faced in the last year [...]

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Cindy Ingle from the group, Community Hand UP, visited the Sunny studios to give an update on efforts by the group to save the building best known as the “W” at the former K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base. She gave us the latest information on fundraising efforts by the group as well as their plans [...]

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Ann Gonyea with the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development joined Mark and Walt to feature Excellence in Education activities planned this week for student and teachers in Marquette and Alger Counties. She outlined several events including a dinner this evening at Northern Michigan University in Marquette to recognize students and the teachers that were [...]

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5-1-2011 – Osama bin Laden was shot and killed in a firefight in Pakistan. President Barack Obama addressed the nation late on Sunday, May 1st, 2011 to confirm that the mass murdering terrorist had indeed been killed. The entire staff at Great Lakes Radio wishes to thank the men and women of the armed forces, […]

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Gary Penhale and Gus Livermore with the Negaunee Male Chorus joined Mark and Walt to discuss their Spring Concert, “Upper Peninsula Rhapsody”. The show is this Saturday at 7:00pm at the W.C. Peterson Auditorium in Ishpeming. This family-friendly show will feature several selections with a decidedly “Yooper” theme and feel, and will be a fun [...]

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Lisa Miller stopped in at the Sunny Studios to chat about a benefit for the Houghton/Neil family this weekend at Marquette Mountain in Marquette. This event will raise funds for building materials to construct a comfortable living space for the children who were orphaned in a terrible case of domestic violence here in Marquette County. [...]

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Tim Bennett, Camp Director at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay joined Mark and Walt to preview the Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour stop in Marquette next week that will benefit Bay Cliff. The event runs from 4-pm to 8:30-pm at the Superior Dome and will feature current and past Packers as well as [...]

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