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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A recent interview with Debra Nance with the Marquette Area Fourth of July Committee revealed that there was going to be no marching bands in this year’s Fourth of July parade in Marquette. This was due to the fact that the Fourth of July Committee did not […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The time has come again for the annual Marquette County Relay For Life. This annual event, put on by the American Cancer Society, is scheduled for this weekend at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming. Carl Fulsher, Community Representative for ACS, joined Mark and Walt in […]

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Marquette, MI – The first of five Country Showdown competitions will be held on July 1st, 2011 in downtown Ishpeming, Michigan at the Festival of Treasures. After that, the next competition is July 4th, 2011 in Marquette at Lower Harbor during the International Food Festival. It’s only $20 to Register to Sing at either competition! […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette’s Presque Isle Park is currently competing online to win the 2011 “This Place Matters Community Challenge.” The city is currently ranked in the top 30 of 100. Each person is only allowed to vote once throughout the Challenge, and voting ends on June […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Area non-profit agencies in Marquette and Alger Counties will be able to gain valuable information to make their groups stronger and more effective thanks to a special conference being put on by the Great Lakes Center For Youth Development this fall. Ann Gonyea, with the GLCYD, visited […]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – A national effort to prevent crime in local communities is coming to Marquette County. The National Night Out is an effort that encourages communities to hold block parties, barbecues or other safe, alcohol-free parties so people can get to know their neighbors and their law enforcement officers. Michigan […]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County has recently been found to be the most obese county in Michigan. That’s according to a statistics in Michigan’s Behavioral Risk Factor Survey. Data shows that Marquette County residents are not simply overweight, but they are considered obese. They also do not eat well and they […]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Fairgrounds will be full of rodeo excitement this weekend as the Great Lakes Rodeo returns to the area. This two-day event features traditional rodeo activities and more. There will be a barn dance on Saturday night at 9 featuring Bordertown and things to do for […]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Marquette County’s Negaunee Township is hosting an annual event that is one of the most popular Father’s Day activities in the county. The museum is presenting it’s annual “Iron, Steel and the Automobile” show and exhibit this Sunday, June 19-th, which is […]

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MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County’s Cruise -N- Coffee has announced the results of their recent Charity Week effort to benefit Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay, MI. Dawn Johnson, spokesperson for Cruise N-Coffee joined Sunny 101.9′s Mark and Walt in the Morning today to let the listeners know how much […]

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