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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Supporters of the Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation have a great opportunity during this extended heat wave to stay cool and help out the Foundation. This Sunday, a benefit for the…

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the Marquette County YMCA, joined Sunny 101.9′s Mark and Walt in the Morning to prove that the “Y” ain’t what it used to be! She tol…

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township officials are planning a special day focusing on recent upgrades at one of the township’s most popular ballfields as well as other activities. LeAnne Kachmarsky, chair of t…

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan Congressman Dan Benishek joined Sunny 101.9′s Mark & Walt in the Morning today for an exclusive interview discussing the current debate over raising the debt ceiling going…

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Northern Michigan – 7-19-2011 – Canadian Forest Fires Causing Smoke over U.P. A heavy layer of smoke covering the Central and Western Upper Peninsula is the result of forest fires burning in Ontario, Canada . Citizens across the affected area have been calling public safety officials with concerns about the smoke. Michigan Department of Natural […]

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Join Mark and Walt on Sunny 101.9 WKQS over the next few weeks for your chance at an authentic Major League bat from Labatt Blue Light courtesy of Pike Distributing of Marquette. This awesome piece would look great in any family room, man cave or camp! Listen and WIN!! Like and Share with your friends

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 The defending Mid-Pen Conference football champions will open the 2011 campaign August 26th, facing their traditional opening opponent Iron Mountain. Highlights of the 2011 season include a home game with arch-rival Negaunee, as well as two key non-conference road games against Calumet and Ontonagon. Ishpeming has played Calumet each season since 1998, and Big Blue […]

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Heavy storms across the central Upper Peninsula Sunday night caused limited power outages in Marquette County.  There was, however, one noteworthy exception with the closing today of the Peter White Public Library due to lightning related power reductions. According to PWPL staff, they are running on limited power as of Monday morning July 18th, 2011 […]

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Negaunee, MI – 07-15-11 – Sunny 101.9 provided full coverage of the grand opening of the Fox Chevy GMC Buick building at Fox Negaunee. The video of the event is embedded below or click HERE. Feel free to leave comments! Click HERE for direct YouTube link. Like and Share with your friends

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Texaco Country Showdown Dates Released for Upper Peninsula Michigan
Marquette County  – July 15, 2011  – Four more Texaco Country Showdowns are slated for the following dates around the Upper Peninsula. You could win $1,000 in Escanaba at the Island Resort & Casino if you win one of the following local showdown preliminary events. WQXO- 8-6 – 1p-4p – at Lyons Field in Marquette […]

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