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Marquette – May 18, 2011 – After enjoying coffee and cream, my focus this afternoon is on eating big, fresh, red, ripe strawberries.  Berries are scarce in Marquette, but Big Boy restaurant has them. Since Michigan’s weather remains in the 50′s, I am assuming the big, awesome berries I am enjoyings at the Marquette Big […]

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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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Marquette – May 17, 2011 – Lake Superior is glistening as Lower Harbor lights up downtown Marquette at 5:45am. Today looks like “Sunshine on my shoulders” in the Upper Peninsula. When I awake on a day like today, and travel to work, I just decide to have a great day. It is true that we […]

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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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Marquette County Sheriff Mike Lovelace joined Mark and Walt this morning to discuss National Police Week. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is joining communities across Michigan and the United States this week to commemorate National Police Week. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy designated May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week […]

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In the latest edition of BIG MONDAY presented by McDonald’s of Ishpeming our host Mike Plourde is joined by members of the Negaunee tennis team.

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