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Negaunee – Wow what a difference two hours make in the U.P.! Thursday night’s storm bought gale winds, barrels of rain, and sheets of prickly 60mph rain drops piercing ones facial skin. This storm called Tovio was fierce, fast and furious. Kinda crazy actually. UPPCO workers are doing a good job trying to cut trees […]

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Marquette – What a storm. They labeled it something like Toivo. It hit the U.P. with a vengeance. Repair crews braved rain squalls and fast gusts of wind. Power was restored over night in Marquette, Negaunee, Ishpeming. But rural areas are dark and remain dark. Yesterday it looked like this… 4 giant trees came down […]

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Animals Make You Smile

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Cow Round up – funny…Funny…FUNNY.  This little video shows animals are very curious, especially when out in the lawn, grazing, satisfied, and ready to chase what ever comes along.  And the music is fine too. Give it a view and enjoy. Like and Share with your friends

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Local Marquette folk-punk singer-songwriter Sycamore Smith has some upcoming shows with his band The Redettes right here in Marquette and in the reaches of the Midwest. Their first show is today in Chicago at Pancho’s with M. Sord from Kalamazoo, MI at 11PM.  A more local show is Sunday, October 23rd at The Upfront for […]

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Marquette- Wednesday September 28 Marquette County Health Department officials will be inside at Marq Tran on Commerce Drive for a Drive-Thru Flu shot clinic. This is a “drive through only” appointment. Our very own Walt Lindala will be broadcasting the news LIVE from 2p-5p.  Kids will be just $8 and adults $25. It runs 2p-6p. […]

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In the latest episode of BIG MONDAY live from McDonalds of Ishpeming our host Mike Plourde talks with members of the Ishpeming volleyball squad. Mike also interviews Great Lakes Radio’s web master Brain Downing about our new sports photography contest. You can join us every Monday night at 6:30pm for BIG MONDAY live presented and […]

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Marquette – The warm water rushed out the 43 jets of the Nordic Hot Tub soothing the aching back of CCI laborers and school teachers whom worked hard all day. Yes the warm water was sloshing around the tired feet of those that worked 12 hours at the Empire. This is what I hear the […]

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Local author Ashley Vogel has just come out with her second book called “Make It Out Alive.”  Vogel, 25,  who grew up in Sault Ste. Marie and lived in Marquette for a number years while going to NMU wrote the book that takes place in a fictional town that is within an hour of Marquette. […]

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Negaunee – Teal Lake is mirror perfect again this morning. Just before this mornings sunrise, I purchased a fresh 24 ounce cup of Holiday Pantry Coffee in Ishpeming on the way into work. Two creams tamed the robust Columbia taste. I headed East toward Marquette. Umm…as I sipped and breathed in the bean aroma…umm…as my […]

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Our host Mike Plourde is joined by members of the Ishpeming Hematites football team in the latest episode of BIG MONDAY presented live by McDonalds of Ishpeming. Mike also discusses the latest highlights in highschool sports from all around the UP. Join us every Monday night at 6:30pm for BIG MONDAY hosted by McDonalds of […]

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