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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Upper Michigan Congressman Dan Benishek joined Sunny 101.9′s Mark & Walt in the Morning today for an exclusive interview discussing the current debate over raising the debt ceiling going…

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Northern Michigan – 7-19-2011 – Canadian Forest Fires Causing Smoke over U.P. A heavy layer of smoke covering the Central and Western Upper Peninsula is the result of forest fires burning in Ontario, Canada . Citizens across the affected area have been calling public safety officials with concerns about the smoke. Michigan Department of Natural […]

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Ishpeming – June 14, 2011 –  I was in awe watching these two beautiful sunrise moments on June 14 in West Ishpeming.  I was hoping to wash the dust off my Buick. So while sipping my second cup of Holiday Pantry coffee I passed the West Ishpeming car wash realizing it was a bit early.  […]

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Join Mark and Walt on Sunny 101.9 WKQS over the next few weeks for your chance at an authentic Major League bat from Labatt Blue Light courtesy of Pike Distributing of Marquette. This awesome piece would look great in any family room, man cave or camp! Listen and WIN!!

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 The defending Mid-Pen Conference football champions will open the 2011 campaign August 26th, facing their traditional opening opponent Iron Mountain. Highlights of the 2011 season include a home game with arch-rival Negaunee, as well as two key non-conference road games against Calumet and Ontonagon. Ishpeming has played Calumet each season since 1998, and Big Blue […]

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Heavy storms across the central Upper Peninsula Sunday night caused limited power outages in Marquette County.  There was, however, one noteworthy exception with the closing today of the Peter White Public Library due to lightning related power reductions. According to PWPL staff, they are running on limited power as of Monday morning July 18th, 2011 […]

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Skandia – July 16, 2011 – The weather was picture perfect for the annual Skandia Days celebration in Skandia Michigan. The Skandia Lions club, the local Hoof Tracks 4-H club, various local businesses such as WFXD Radio 103.3fm The Country Extreme, and hundreds from around the area come out for an afternoon of fun. The […]

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Sagola  –  July 16, 2011  –  Warm, warm, sticky, temps and low winds prevail and tourist still wander the roads North of Iron Mountain. I myself am tooling down M-95 with my ac on. I’m smilin’ and jamin’ to a Vineyard cd, with a cool 69 degrees, sipping a diet Sierra Mist, and munching on […]

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Negaunee, MI – 07-15-11 – Sunny 101.9 provided full coverage of the grand opening of the Fox Chevy GMC Buick building at Fox Negaunee. The video of the event is embedded below or click HERE. Feel free to leave comments! Click HERE for direct YouTube link.

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Marquette Township  –  July 12, 2011  –  Marquette Township continues renovations of Lions Field this week preparing the field for the “National Noon Out” and “National Night Out” celebration Saturday August 6th 2011. Plan to be at the field from 11am till 9pm. Tuesday morning Dennis Liimatta, Township Supervisor, joined me at the field and […]

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