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Marquette, Michigan – Some days just SUCK!! Tight deadlines at work, kids at home not acting their age and ignoring their classwork; co-workers bringing you in on their issues while you’re dealing with your own….SUCKS!  Here are some quick tips on how to blow-off the steam while not blowing your top. -WALK AWAY!  Just remove yourself from […]

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There’s a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the beauty of the waters of the U.P.. The Upper Peninsula Community Rowing Club is taking part in National Learn To Row Day. It’s coming up on Saturday, June 11th at Founder’s Landing in Marquette. Cynthia Thompson and Sally Davis with the UPCRC joined Mark Evans […]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – Michigan State Senator Tom Casperson says the state budget should be on it’s way to Governor Rick Snyder for his signature ahead of schedule. The Delta County Republican, appearing today on Sunny 101.9 WKQS-fm’s Mark and Walt in the Morning, said the Senate version of the budget is now in the hands […]

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(MARQUETTE) – Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry has dismissed its lawsuit against the City of Mackinac Island and their complaint with the Michigan Public Service Commission. Shepler’s launched a lawsuit against the city and a competing ferry company, which was formed when two other ferry companies joined together to form one large operation. Shepler’s legal challenge […]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – Golfers looking for a fun and laid back golf outing for a good cause need to look no further.  The 10th annual Flanigan’s/Great Lakes Radio/Biolife Plasma Services golf outing is coming next weekend.  This event puts the “fun” in Fund raising and is being held at Gentz Homestead Golf Course in Chocolay […]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – Get on your bikes and Tour Da U.P.! Enjoy the beautiful Upper Peninsula on your bike this summer and help out Yooper kids and families at the same time. Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan is presenting the annual “Tour Da U.P.” this August. Mike Smith and Rich Rossway with Teaching Family […]

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– Marquette, MI.  By:  Mark Evans Feel fat?  Many people in the Upper Peninsula do.    Here are five simple tips on how you can feel like you’re eating enough, stay healthy; but still get started on the weight loss most people are striving for. – Drink water when you feel hungry.  More often then not, hunger […]

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Ann Gonyea with the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development joined Mark and Walt in the Morning for an update on activities going on at the agency. She outlined how you can nominate volunteers of all types for the U.P. Service Awards. The awards recognize volunteers from several categories and the deadline for nominations is […]

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Don’t exercise the wrong way.  Too many people head to the gym with no clue on how to perform the work to maximize the effort. One of the simplest and most effective gym moves designed to help you lose that gut and tighten your core is called a Plank.  When “Planking,” make sure you know what […]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – Upper Michigan heard from U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) on WKQS-FM’s Mark and Walt in the Morning today. Michigan’s senior U.S. Senator called in from Washington, D.C. to weigh in with his perspectives on the failure of the Senate bill calling on the revoking of tax breaks for the five largest oil […]

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