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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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Negaunee, MI – 07-15-11 – Fox Negaunee cut the ribbon on their Fox Chevy GMC Buick Building today. Fox Motors owner Dan DeVos cut the ribbon with Fox Negaunee’s General Manager Bob Hanson next to him. Photos from the event are posted below. A video of the ceremony will be posted shortly. Like and Share […]

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Marquette, MI – 07-14-11 – As evidenced in pictures taken at Great Lakes Radio Studios, Walt Lindala has in fact temporarily changed species.   Favoring the look of the Gopher from Caddyshack, Walt’s new furry personality will remain until next week. However, do not expect to hear any news or comments from Mr. Lindala as […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109-th District State Representative Steve Lindberg (D-Marquette) joined Sunny 101.9 WKQS-fm’s Mark and Walt in the Morning today for an exclusive interview to give his perspective on the current legislature in Lansing. Lindberg opened up about Republican Governor Rick Snyder and his administration and how the Republican-controlled […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bonnie Kilpela with the Marquette General Family Medicine Negaunee clinic joined Sunny 101.9′s Mark and Walt in the Morning today to discuss a special program being held next week. The Sports Physical Clinic is being held on Monday, July 18-th at the Negaunee office from 5pm to […]

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  Just a quick note of thanks to the staff here for putting up with my time away last week…but what a trip! My wife Kristi and I celebrated our upcoming 20th wedding anniversary with a week in Edinburgh, Scotland and it was WONDERFUL!  Some of you wil remember we were there in April with […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The annual summertime blast known as Pioneer Days is underway in Negaunee, MI. This week-long event features a wide array of community-based activities ranging from an alumni softball tournament to a parade and fireworks. Kimme Peterson, President of the Negaunee Irontown Association, joined Walt Lindala this morning […]

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  Marquette, Lower Harbor Park – July 4, 2011 – A 14 and 16 year old duo, The Goldmine Girls, won Great Lakes Radio/Texaco Country Showdown at Lower Harbor Park. Ten contestants sang to win a slot to compete at the Regional Contest and win at $1000.00.   Contestants Participating John Rowe The Goldmine Girls […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the YMCA of Marquette County joined Walt Lindala this morning to discuss the latest happenings at the “Y”. Several items were discussed, including new support from the Snyder administration for youth programs as well as the ongoing summertime programs and the upcoming […]

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Ishpeming, MI – 07/01/2011 – Congratulations to Haylie Richer of Marquette who won the Texaco Country Showdown at the 2011 Ishpeming Festival of Treasures. Photos from the Festival and Showdown are available HERE. Thanks to all the contestants and everyone who came out! Like and Share with your friends

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