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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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Lori Smolinski, Child Development Director at the YMCA of Marquette County, joined Mark and Walt in the Morning to discuss summer programs at the “Y”. She talked about programs such as Day Camp and child and family programs for multiple age groups. She also discussed how families who are interested in having kinds enrolled in […]

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Not all music is made in a multi-million dollar studio.  In fact, I’d be willing to bet that most music made today is made in bedrooms, basements, kitchens, closets, barns, and bathrooms. As some might say, “No budget, no problem” My love is recording.  I will tell you that, and sometimes unfortunately for two morning hosts […]

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Actor and TV Star Christopher Knight, the former Peter Brady from the iconic ’70′s TV show, “The Brady Bunch” chatted with Mark and Walt in the Morning today to promote his latest project, hosting the Michigan Lottery TV show, “Make Me Rich”. The next show will air on May 19 at 7:30 PM on WJMN-TV […]

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