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You can celebrate the U.P. this weekend as part of UPEC’s “Celebration Of The U.P.” event this weekend. The event starts on Friday evening at 7pm as George Desort speaks on his 38 days on Isle Royale creating “Fifty Lakes One Island.”  There will be original music by Carl Lindquist as well. On Saturday there […]

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Noun: Atavism (AT-uh-viz-um) Definition: 1. A recurrence in an organism of a trait or character typical of an ancestral form and usually due to genetic recombination. 2. Recurrence of or reversion to a past style, manner, outlook, approach or activity. 3. One that manifests atavism: a throwback. Sample sentence: An example of atavism would be […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Marquette County man is beginning to realize his dream of professional success in Mixed Martial Arts. Pat Magdaleno, originally from Little Lake, has recently signed a contract to go pro in the combat sport. Magdaleno joined News Director Walt Lindala recently to talk about the evolution […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual Negaunee Invitational Basketball Tournament is continuing this weekend at the Lakeview Memorial Gym in Negaunee. NIT organizer and publicist Lance Peterson stopped in this morning on the SUNNY Morning Show to preview this weekend’s action in the Women’s brackets and in Class C Men’s play. […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Dean Dompierre has started a petition campaign on Change.org, after the Michigan High School Athletic Association refused to change a rule that forbids students older than 19 years of age from participating in high school athletics. Dean’s son, Eric, will be 20 years old during his senior […]

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Waterfalls in the Upper Peninsula are a big draw. People seek them out and snap pictures of them every year. I’ve seen some that look a lot like this one without the monkeys of course. But this little beauty is downtown.

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The heavier you are, the more likely you are to be in pain. This finding comes from data gathered by telephone survey of more than one million Americans. Researchers calculated the body mass index of each respondent based on the weight and height they reported. Overall, 38 percent of the participants were overweight and 25 […]

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The annual Tootsie Roll Drive is being held this weekend by the Knights of Columbus in Marquette. The K Of C members will be outside local businesses from Friday through Sunday offering Tootsie Rolls in exchange for donations. The proceeds will be going to the U.P. Special Olympics, Bay Health Camp, and the Camp Nesbit […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Figure Skating Club is presenting their annual Ice Show this weekend in Marquette. The Show is being presented twice this Saturday at the Berry Events Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University.  The first show is scheduled for 2pm, while the second is set […]

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Marquette – 03/29/12 – The annual state highway construction map is now available from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The free map is updated each year to help motorists locate major MDOT road and bridge projects across the state. The 2012 print edition of “Paving the Way” will be available at all MDOT Transportation […]

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