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Lisa Coombs-Gerou stopped in to talk about things happening at the YMCA of Marquette County. The big push that’s on right now has to do with the “Strong Kids” Campaign. This fund raising effort generates money that will be used by the YMCA to give scholarships to needy youth in our community to cover their […]

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COMMUNITY LABOR RALLY THIS WEEK IN MARQUETTE

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Mike Thibault, Chairman of the Marquette County Labor Council, stopped by the Great Lakes Radio studios to chat with Mark and Walt about a community rally being held in Marquette this week. The rally is being held on the steps of the Marquette County Courthouse on Wednesday evening. The rally is open to all who […]

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PROJECT FOOD PANTRY HITS THE WEST END

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Long time friend of the program, Dick Derby, joined Mark and Walt to highlight a special food drive being co-ordinated in Ishpeming and West Ishpeming this week and weekend. Project Ishpeming Food Pantry is distributing bags in Ishpeming and West Ishpeming this Wednesday. The goal is to get the bags filled with non-perishable food items, […]

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HOW HEALTHY IS MARQUETTE COUNTY?

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Dr. Kevin Piggott, medical director of the Marquette County Health Department joined Mark and Walt recently to discuss the findings of a recent study taking a look at the many factors that make up healthful living in Marquette County and the rest of the State of Michigan. Dr. Piggott shared the criteria that was being […]

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MORE ABOUT THE TANNING TAX

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Thanks to Curt Hewitt, owner and operator of Utopia Tanning and Skin Care Spa in Marquette and Michelle LaMere, owner and operator of Shape Up Fitness and Tanning in the Country Village in Ishpeming for stopping in this morning to discuss a little-known clause in the Health Care legislation that was approved by lawmakers in […]

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CATCHING UP WITH BART STUPAK

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Former Congressman Bart Stupak called in to the program today to chat about what he’s been up to since leaving office. He talked about his current experiences at Harvard and more interacting with young people interested in the political process. He indicated that he misses a lot of being in Washington, D.C., but he is […]

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<High School Basketball – Varsity Boys – Negaunee Miners vs Ishpeming Hematites – February 11, 2011 View album select photos at HERE. Photos by Daryl

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<High School Basketball – Junior Varsity Boys – Negaunee Miners vs Ishpeming Hematites – February 11, 2011 View album select photos at HERE. Photos by

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<High School Basketball – Freshmen Boys – Negaunee Miners vs Ishpeming Hematites – February 11, 2011 View album select photos at HERE. Photos by Daryl

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IT’S SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK

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A regular to the program for several years, Matt Zika, Warning Co-ordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township, joined Mark and Walt to discuss Severe Weather Awareness Week. This week is a time to get prepared for the possibility of severe weather such as tornados, strong thunderstorms and heavy rains during […]

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