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SPECIAL EVENT FOCUSES ON TEEN DRIVERS

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Gary Gustafson from Marquette General Health Systems called in this week to remind our listeners about a special program coming up this weekend in Marquette designed to increase the safety and awareness of teenage drivers here in our community. The Marquette General Trauma Department, in conjunction with AAA Michigan, will host a free Teen Driver/Parent […]

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YOUTH DEVELOPMENTAL ASSETS IMPROVE IN MARQUETTE COUNTY

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Paul Olson with the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development stopped in at our studios to present some of the findings from a recent survey of developmental assets for youth in Marquette and Alger Counties done by the agency. According to the results, there has a significant improvement in the assets that an average area […]

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“Y” WEDNESDAY UPDATE

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Sam Crowley joined us from the YMCA of Marquette County for the latest “Y” Wednesday update. He discussed the upcoming RUN/WALK for a cause that is being held this Saturday at the YMCA in Marquette. The event features a series of runs and walks for all age and skill levels. The goal of the event […]

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MICHIGAN ATTORNEY GENERAL BILL SCHUETTE DISCUSSES COLLECTION OF 100 MILLION DOLLARS IN DELINQUENT CHILD SUPPORT

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette joined Mark and Walt in the Morning to discuss the milestone of collecting over 100 million dollars in delinquent child support money. The Attorney General’s Child Support Division was created in 2003 to combat the problem of unpaid child support. Over the past eight years the Division has seen impressive […]

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A LEGISLATIVE UPDATE WITH STATE SENATOR TOM CASPERSON

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State Senator of the 38-th District, Tom Casperson, called in this morning to discuss a town hall meeting he is hosting tonight (Monday, May 18-th) at the Marquette County Courthouse on West Baraga in Marquette. The session is open to all concerned and interested constituents and residents and will run from 6-pm to 8-pm. Senator […]

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THE NEGAUNEE MALE CHORUS PRESENTS THEIR SPRING CONCERT

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Bill Schrandt and Gary Penhale, members of the Negaunee Male Chorus, stopped by the studios today to preview a special concert they have coming up soon. The Chorus is presenting their Spring 2011 Concert on Saturday, May 30th at the W.C. Peterson Auditorium in Ishpeming. The theme of the concert is “Upper Peninsula Rhapsody” and […]

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NORTH STAR ACADEMY FEATURES A UNIQUE LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

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Karen Anderson, CEO and Superintendent at North Star Academy in Marquette visited the studios today to discuss an innovative and unique learning opportunity aimed at area seventh graders. The program will get kids out of the classroom and give them a chance to “get their hands dirty” by doing a project outside of the school […]

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THE ECONOMIC CLUB OF MARQUETTE COUNTY HOLDS ONE MORE DINNER FOR THE YEAR

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Tom Baldini, immediate past president of the Economic Club of Marquette County, joined us today to preview the next speaker coming to Marquette. The dinner will be held this Monday at 6-pm at the Ramada Inn in Marquette and will two speakers. They are Sam Watson and Peter Schonfield with the Michigan Hospital Association. The […]

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PROJECT ISHPEMING FOOD PANTRY ROLLS ON

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Dick Derby, organizer of the Project Ishpeming Food Pantry, called in with an update on the effort. He talked about the distribution of 4000 bags earlier this week in the Ishpeming and west Ishpeming areas. The second half of the effort happens tomorrow. Starting at 10-am, volunteers will be traversing the streets, picking up the […]

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VETERANS AFFAIRS UPDATE WITH JASON ALLEN

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Former State Senator Jason Allen, who is now the Senior Deputy Director for Veterans Affairs in the State of Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, joined Mark and Walt to discuss the 20th anniversary of the end of the first desert war in Iraq. He also chatted about services for veterans in the State […]

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