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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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Gwinn – July 5, 2011 -You just never know about the weather in the U.P.  –   About 6pm cool & stormy weather rolled through Alger County and in Gwinn with 5 inches of instant rain.  I drove just down the road a few miles it was  sunny, warm, and humid in Negaunee. The heavy […]

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Ishpeming  –  July 1, 2011  –  Record crowds attended this year and numerous families went downtown Ishpeming earlier in the day.  Dan and Debra Choszczyk of Champion had a booth on main street. They use reclaimed steel to make blades, knives, survival knives, axes, and letter openers. Nothing is manufactured with new materials just recycled […]

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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!

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Negaunee Township – July 2, 2011 – The DeadRiverCampersInc.com board sponsored the first ever sanctioned fireworks display just south of Pride Rock near Turtle Island on Dead River Basin. $5,000 was put up by the board for a serious class of fireworks. Shouts of glee, boat horns, has, and peanut gallery yeahs filled the basin. […]

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Ontonagon –  July 1, 2011 –  I was asked by my brother-in-law Scot to let you all know that his father, John Milbourn (the missing man from Ontonagon County) has been found and is ok. The family thanks you for all you have done. Thank you Todd and Walt and Great Lakes Radio. Related Posts:The […]

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Ishpeming, MI – 07-01-2011 – Here are all of our photos from the 2011 Ishpeming Festival of Treasures and Texaco Country Showdown. Congratulations to Haylie Richer of Marquette for winning the Showdown!
Festival of Treasures Photos!

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Ishpeming  – July 1, 2011  – A new record of people turned out downtown Ishpeming at the Festival of Treasures. “We set a record this year,” said Charlie one of the Ishpeming Business Association board members.  “Hundreds of people came down much earlier this yea as well”.  ABC 5 & 10 reporter pointed out that […]

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Ishpeming – June 14, 2011 – The wind blows briskly across the Upper Peninsula, but the million dollar windmill sits still. Downtown Ishpeming the leaves of the maple tree rippled back and forth. The wind stirs the bushes nestled close to the big catholic church downtown.  The neighbors tree waves its branches and leaves rather […]

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