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Governor Rick Snyder Brings Medicaid Message To Upper Michigan

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder brought his “Healthy Michigan” campaign for expanded Medicaid coverage in the state to Marquette today. Snyder met this morning with officials at Marquette General Hospital as part of a statewide push for legislation passed in the State House expanding eligibility for government-provided health insurance […]

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Yooper Problems…Potholes

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Negaunee Township – June 30, 2013 – North Road in Negaunee township is in really good shape, since they paved the road last year. However, once you get on the old North Road, look out for your life. Some of the potholes are big enough to swallow a small car.  

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Motor Cycle Mama rolls in and graces Lindala with a prize

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Marquette Township  –  Wednesday July 3, 2013  –  Broadcaster Walt Lindala is greeted by a motorcyclist in full black leather with a gift of Daisy’s while he is on the Shopping Show Wednesday! The Shopping Show was going on LIVE on 4 stations blanketing the Upper Peninsula.  About 9:45, 45 minutes into Wednesday’s show, when […]

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Daft Punk “Get Lucky” Your Sunny Song of the Day

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Sunny New Music Adds. Daft Punk “Get Lucky” Daft Punk “Get Lucky” is your new music add and song of the day on Sunny. “Get Lucky” is a new song from Daft Punk and can be heard today on Sunny. Be sure to check out the official website for Daft Punk HERE

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Prusi Brothers Win Sunny.FM Texaco Country Showdown, July 5th, at International Food Festival – Marquette, Michigan

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(Marquette, Michigan) – Great Lakes Radio & Sunny.FM (WKQS – 101.9 FM) 1st Texaco Country Showdown of 2013 had 6 acts, all playing their own instruments, most playing original songs.  The Exchange Club’s Friday Music started with the Showdown and great talent. Contestants do not have to play their own instruments (a CD without lyrics […]

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Cher “Woman’s World” Your Sunny Song of the Day

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Sunny New Music Adds. Cher “Woman’s World” Cher “Woman’s World” is your new music add and song of the day on Sunny. “Woman’s World” is a new song from Cher and can be heard today on Sunny. Be sure to check out the official website for Cher HERE

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Marquette, Michigan – 4th of July Parade Photos for 2013

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(Marquette, Michigan) – The Independence Day Parade down Washington Street of Marquette, Michigan featured music,  dancers dancing, clowns clowning, marching bands marching, soldiers marching better, and plenty of candy and water bottles distributed with kids scrambling to get their share.  Beautiful weather and pride in country. What else could you ask for on a truly […]

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Picking Tea Leaves from U.P. Foliage

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Today I made tea out of leaves I plucked myself, for the first time. Not only was the flavor delicious (more crisp, less bitter), but I felt connected to my environment in a novel and profound way. The tea leaves were a spontaneous element of my day. As I walked in the woods, I had […]

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Surviving in Mosquito Country

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Marquette, MI – July 3rd, 2013 – Pockets stuffed with fabric softener sheets, my companions and I headed into the woods to do some U.P birding this morning. “Fabric softener sheets?” you ask? One word. Mosquitoes. They are the much-dreaded predator of the North, attacking in droves, whining in your ears, and leaving your skin […]

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Workday Wind Down Movie Trivia Winner – Wednesday 7/3/13

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Today’s Answer:  X-Men Origins: Wolverine Winner:  Amber Today’s winner is Amber! She 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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