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For three days in September, Ireland hosts its National Ploughing Championships. This year it was in the little town of Ratheniska, County Laois. The event is the biggest outdoor exhibition in all of Europe. 78,000 people attended the first day. 127,000 attended the second, and 90,000 attended the third day. This first inter-county ploughing contest […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The VERTIGO Theatre Company is presenting Irish playwright/screenwriter/director Conor McPherson’s award winning ghost story, “The Weir”. Jeff Spencer with VERTIGO recently joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to preview the production. Spencer explained that play takes the audience to a small rural pub in […]

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Marquette, MI  – September 23, 2015  –  If you are looking for something to do this Sunday, consider heading out to one of Marquette’s sandy beaches or rock shores for a rare lunar event. Sit out under the stars with a camera or a friend and catch something that won’t happen again for another 18 […]

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Marquette, MI – Before you turn into a Grinch because I even mentioned Christmas or implied Snow is around the corner, just hear me out.  Today marks the official start of Fall, and with it Apple Cider Time! Fall is definitely my favorite time of the year.  I don’t care for hot Summer days, and […]

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Marquette, MI  –  September 23, 2015  –  Excitement! As of midnight, Autumn is finally here! Today is the official First Day of Autumn. 😀 Yaaaay! Okay, I know… the unofficial start of fall is when Starbucks releases its Pumpkin Spice Latte and herds of yoga pants-clad women descend into coffee shops, but it’s OFFICIALLY fall […]

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Everywhere I go in Ireland, I find reminders of the past. The history of Ireland is vast and interesting. The people are deeply religious and their faith has brought them through many troubled times. Examples of their faith, both past and present, are everywhere.’ Although it was a rainy day, I had to stop at […]

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Marquette, Michigan – September 23rd, 2015 – A Great Big World Ft/ FUTURISTIC – “Hold Each Other” is your new music add and song of the day for this Wednesday on 101.9 Sunny.FM! You’ll always hear new hot adult contemporary music first on Sunny.FM! 101.9 Sunny.FM is Marquette County and “Station of the Year” Be […]

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Marquette, MI  –  Not too long ago Todd Paz, host of the 8th Day, decided to touch on a topic not often spoken of during this Saturday morning show. Covering sports in the U.P. for 25 years, Great Lakes Radio’s very own Todd Noordyk stepped into the studio to tackle the subject. Starting 25 years […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Home Builders Association of the Upper Peninsula is hosting their first annual Contractors Demo Day this Thursday. Sarah Schultz, Executive Officer of the Home Builders Association of the Upper Peninsula, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to preview the event. Schultz said […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre is presenting the Neil Simon comedy California Suite starting this week in the Panowski Black Box Theatre. It is composed of four playlets that take place in suites 203 and 204 of the Beverly Hills Hotel in 1976. Co-Director Ansley Valentine […]

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