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Ishpeming, Michigan  -  February 7, 2014  -  Facon, or vegetarian bacon, can be a decent substitute if you’re watching your calories and fat intake — it almost tastes like bacon. MorningStar Farms “bacon strips” are a vegetarian bacon-like strip that looks a little like pink and white PlayDough. It also looks like dog treats. I’m […]

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Ishpeming, Michigan  -  February 6, 2014  - Even though the temperature dipped below zero last night, the Ishpeming Ski Club had a great turnout at the 127th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament last night at Suicide Hill. This event is the longest running, consecutive ski competition in the United States and the Ishpeming Ski Club is proud […]

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Love Is In The Air

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Great Lakes Radio teamed up with some great local merchants for our “Love Is In The Air” promotion running Valentine’s Week from Monday, February 10th through Friday, February 14th. The “Love Is In The Air” promotion airs between 8 and 10 a.m. on Sunny FM during The Sunny Morning Show with Walt and Mike. When […]

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  Today’s Answer: Point Break Winner:  Michael Today’s winner is Michael! He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 31, 2014  -  A month ago, I started training at Synergy Fitness in Marquette. It was intimidating at first (even the stairs at the gym were intimidating), but everyone was so friendly and helpful, I feel really comfortable there now. Taking the first step and actually going to the gym was easy […]

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Marquette, Michigan  –  January 30, 2014  – Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of interesting “Occupy Facebook” posts on my Facebook Feed.  I’ve seen movie and book posts, but the one I like the best is the Occupy Facebook with Art posts.  These posts start with some variation of this text: “The idea is to […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 29, 2014  -  When you’re sick, the last thing you may want to do is get up and go to the gym. If you’ve been making steady progress with your workouts though, it might be difficult to “wimp out” and skip a workout. Stay Home or Tough it Out  -  Well, […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 28, 2014  -  National Kazoo Day? Yep! Of all the goofy holidays I know, this one is definitely my favorite. I can’t help but smile every time I see a kazoo — especially if said kazoo is in the hands of a small child. I know, the noise can be irritating, […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 21, 2014  -  Give yourself some extra time today if you’re heading out in your car. The roads are ice-covered and slippery. I came across a two-car accident at the entrance of the Marquette Mall on my way back from the gym. Remember to slow down when the roads are bad. […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 20, 2014  – Seriously. According to the USDA, an average-sized baked potato with the skin has TWICE as much potassium as an average-sized banana. If you read my first story, Recovering From a Sports Injury and Losing Weight with the Help of a Trainer, you know that I’m trying to make […]

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