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20th Annual “Learning To Walk Together” Traditional Pow-Wow Coming To NMU.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual opportunity to experience and learn about Native American culture, history and traditions is coming soon to Northern Michigan University. April Lindala, Director of the Center for Native American Studies at NMU, stopped by the SUNNY Studios recently to talk about the powwow and why people […]

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Y Wednesday Update for Marquette County.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lisa Coombs-Gerou stopped in on the SUNNY Morning Show today and chatted with Walt Lindala about what’s coming up at the Marquette County “Y”. She explained that there have been a series of changes in the branding and overall direction of the agency, from a focus on […]

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Morning Show Musings – Gas prices in Marquette, MI.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (WKQS FM) – Lo and behold!  The latest story about gas prices came across the news wire this morning and I was a bit surprised with what I found.  Usually Triple A reports that the highest gas prices (among cities they survey) in the state are found in Marquette. This reoccurring scenario […]

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Negaunee Invitational Basketball Tournament Entry Deadline Draws Near.

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The deadline for the 48th annual Charter Negaunee Invitational Basketball tournament is this Friday. There are 9 divisions of play including 45 & older and women’s. Roster forms can be downloaded from negauneeinvitational.com or picked at 317 Croix St in Negaunee. For more info call John at 906-475-4268.

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“Annie Jr.” returns to Marquette with the Lake Superior Youth Theatre.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The family musical production of “Annie Jr.” is coming back this weekend to Marquette thanks to the new Lake Superior  the Lake Superior Youth Theatre. The group is bringing the classic story of Orphan Annie to life with over 80 young actors .  Show Director and Artistic […]

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A New Beginning in Marquette County Radio.

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MARQUETTE – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Welcome everybody to the way to wake up in Marquette County! Mike Plourde and I are here to get day started with “The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt and Mike”. It’s a little bit of the old mixed with a little bit of the old with some surprises […]

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MARQUETTE COUNTY GOES TO THE DOGS (AND CATS AND AARDVARKS AND MORE)

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Ann Brownell with the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, or UPAWS, joined us today to preview their annual fund raiser the “Cause for Paws Benefit Dinner and Dance” on Saturday, May 7-th at the UpFront and Company in Marquette. The event will feature a social hour, dinner and dancing and dozens of raffle and door […]

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SPECIAL EVENT FOCUSES ON TEEN DRIVERS

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Gary Gustafson from Marquette General Health Systems called in this week to remind our listeners about a special program coming up this weekend in Marquette designed to increase the safety and awareness of teenage drivers here in our community. The Marquette General Trauma Department, in conjunction with AAA Michigan, will host a free Teen Driver/Parent […]

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YOUTH DEVELOPMENTAL ASSETS IMPROVE IN MARQUETTE COUNTY

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Paul Olson with the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development stopped in at our studios to present some of the findings from a recent survey of developmental assets for youth in Marquette and Alger Counties done by the agency. According to the results, there has a significant improvement in the assets that an average area […]

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“Y” WEDNESDAY UPDATE

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Sam Crowley joined us from the YMCA of Marquette County for the latest “Y” Wednesday update. He discussed the upcoming RUN/WALK for a cause that is being held this Saturday at the YMCA in Marquette. The event features a series of runs and walks for all age and skill levels. The goal of the event […]

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