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Northern Michigan University President Dr. Les Wong joined Mark and Walt today to review the academic year that came to a close last weekend with Spring Commencement, which had the largest number of participating graduates in the history of the school. Dr. Wong discussed the successes and challenges that NMU faced in the last year […]

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Cindy Ingle from the group, Community Hand UP, visited the Sunny studios to give an update on efforts by the group to save the building best known as the “W” at the former K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base. She gave us the latest information on fundraising efforts by the group as well as their plans […]

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Ann Gonyea with the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development joined Mark and Walt to feature Excellence in Education activities planned this week for student and teachers in Marquette and Alger Counties. She outlined several events including a dinner this evening at Northern Michigan University in Marquette to recognize students and the teachers that were […]

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Negaunee –  May 1, 2011 – Yea…The ICE went OUT yesterday. This water ski is calling me big time to the Basin.  The 17′ Seadoo Jet boat boat is gassed up and I just got a new ski rope. Wet suit is hanging on the garage wall and it was  starring at me this morning.  […]

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5-1-2011 – Osama bin Laden was shot and killed in a firefight in Pakistan. President Barack Obama addressed the nation late on Sunday, May 1st, 2011 to confirm that the mass murdering terrorist had indeed been killed. The entire staff at Great Lakes Radio wishes to thank the men and women of the armed forces, […]

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Ishpeming – April 30, 2011 – Look at these little birds, these furry friends. These are a couple day old ring neck pheasants. They are so tiny and soft. Spring brings freshness and life. Being outside during Upper Michigan warm spring afternoons rejucinates me… ok rejuvenates me! Related Posts:5inches of “Spring Snow” waters the Blueberries50 […]

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Gary Penhale and Gus Livermore with the Negaunee Male Chorus joined Mark and Walt to discuss their Spring Concert, “Upper Peninsula Rhapsody”. The show is this Saturday at 7:00pm at the W.C. Peterson Auditorium in Ishpeming. This family-friendly show will feature several selections with a decidedly “Yooper” theme and feel, and will be a fun […]

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Lisa Miller stopped in at the Sunny Studios to chat about a benefit for the Houghton/Neil family this weekend at Marquette Mountain in Marquette. This event will raise funds for building materials to construct a comfortable living space for the children who were orphaned in a terrible case of domestic violence here in Marquette County. […]

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Tim Bennett, Camp Director at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay joined Mark and Walt to preview the Green Bay Packers Tailgate Tour stop in Marquette next week that will benefit Bay Cliff. The event runs from 4-pm to 8:30-pm at the Superior Dome and will feature current and past Packers as well as […]

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ANNE FRANK COMES TO MARQUETTE, MI

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Jeff Spencer, the director, and Paige Graham, the lead actor of the Marquette Senior High School Theater production of “The Diary of Anne Frank” stopped in this morning to discuss the production of this familiar and challenging story. The pair discussed the challenges of doing a production of a story that is well-known over generations […]

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