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Wow, Five Years Since The Big Move

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At the end of my shift tonight it struck me that it’s been five years today that I got in my green 1995 Dodge Voyager and took off out of my parents house just south of Houghton to come to Marquette.  I have to say that it’s very odd to think about.  I came here […]

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Roadtrip Through The Upper Peninsula: Some Stops To Make

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This past weekend I was the best man in a wedding, which required driving from Marquette to my hometown of Houghton. If you’re ever near the Baraga/L’Anse area, there’s the Bishop Baraga Shrine up on a hill you can go see.  It’s kind of hidden by trees but there’s a sign that points out the […]

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2011 Negaunee Football takes another step towards the season with annual scrimmage against Escanaba

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  Negaunee, Mich. – The Negaunee Miners wrapped up their second week of practice by hosting the Escanaba Eskymos at Miners Stadium on Friday August 19th.   The scrimmage, an annual event between the two schools, is a great opportunity for coaches to see their players at game speed.  Varsity Head Coach Paul Jacobson says […]

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Michelle Branch Readying First New Solo Album Since 2003

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Ah yes, I remember Michelle Branch when her single “Everywhere” came out in 2001 and where it got stuck in my head right along with Weezer for most of that summer. Well after some time in country band The Wreckers, she’s back with a new album called “West Coast Time” and a new single “Loud […]

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Negaunee, Mich – The 2011 Mid Peninsula football season kicks off on Friday August 26th as the Maize and Blue entertain Manistique in the traditional conference opener for both schools. Head Coach Paul Jocobson starts his 12th season as the head of a team that has had tremendous success over the course of those dozen […]

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Speech Time! Giving A Speech For A Wedding…

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This Saturday I have to do something that I’ve never done ever… I have to give a Best Man speech for my friend’s wedding.  I known my friend for twenty years, and it’s a bit mind boggling that it’s been that long.  Where did the time go?  Oh, over there?  Well I’ll go join time […]

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Marquette, Michigan’s Farmers Market at The Marquette Commons building a great summer downtown diversion

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Marquette, Mich. – Marquette has had may different versions of Farmers Markets through the years, but the one downtown at The Marquette Commons building has taken off like no other in recent memory. Local growers, vendors and artists begin setting up by dawn every Saturday for the weekly market which runs from 9:00 AM – […]

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Getting Back Behind The Board For High School Football Season

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I can’t believe it’s August, this means a few things for me here at Great Lakes radio.  One of the biggest things is that I’m coming close to working here for a year, which is really hard to believe it’s gone by so fast.  I started working at the beginning of the high school football […]

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Enjoy The Marquette County Fair This Weekend!

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This weekend is something that only comes around only once a summer, the Marquette County Fair!  It started yesterday but there’s still a whole weekend of stuff going there.  Check out http://www.marquettecountyfair.org/ for all of their information.  I know I go to check out the animals and some of the local bands playing on Saturday.  […]

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Negaunee Miner Football getting ready for the 2011 Mid-Pen Conference Football Season

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  Negaunee, MI. – Around 90 kids represent the Negaunee Miners football program for the 2011 Mid-Peninsula Conference football campaign. Varsity, JV and Freshman football each have about 30 players each, and as is the case every year optimism is running high with the Maize and Blue this season. Several key players return at the […]

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