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Lions Field in Marquette Charter Township Receives a Facelift

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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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Texaco Country Showdown Dates Released for Upper Peninsula Michigan

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Texaco Country Showdown Dates Released for Upper Peninsula Michigan
Marquette County  – July 15, 2011  – Four more Texaco Country Showdowns are slated for the following dates around the Upper Peninsula. You could win $1,000 in Escanaba at the Island Resort & Casino if you win one of the following local showdown preliminary events. WQXO- 8-6 – 1p-4p – at Lyons Field in Marquette […]

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Fox Negaunee Ribbon Cutting at All American Grand Opening Photos

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Negaunee, MI – 07-15-11 – Fox Negaunee cut the ribbon on their Fox Chevy GMC Buick Building today. Fox Motors owner Dan DeVos cut the ribbon with Fox Negaunee’s General Manager Bob Hanson next to him. Photos from the event are posted below. A video of the ceremony will be posted shortly.

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News Director and Morning Show Talent Walt Lindala Morphs Into Gopher

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Marquette, MI – 07-14-11 – As evidenced in pictures taken at Great Lakes Radio Studios, Walt Lindala has in fact temporarily changed species.   Favoring the look of the Gopher from Caddyshack, Walt’s new furry personality will remain until next week. However, do not expect to hear any news or comments from Mr. Lindala as […]

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109th District Representative Steve Lindberg Shares A Legislative Update With Marquette County

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 109-th District State Representative Steve Lindberg (D-Marquette) joined Sunny 101.9 WKQS-fm’s Mark and Walt in the Morning today for an exclusive interview to give his perspective on the current legislature in Lansing. Lindberg opened up about Republican Governor Rick Snyder and his administration and how the Republican-controlled […]

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Marquette County Youth Can Receive Sports Physicals Through New Program In Negaunee

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Bonnie Kilpela with the Marquette General Family Medicine Negaunee clinic joined Sunny 101.9′s Mark and Walt in the Morning today to discuss a special program being held next week. The Sports Physical Clinic is being held on Monday, July 18-th at the Negaunee office from 5pm to […]

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Impact Festival in Gaylord Showcased 10 bands of Live Music and a Big Time Wrestling Style Athletic Evangelism Group Ripping Phones Books in Half

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Gaylord  – Saturday July 9, 2011 – 41West travels to Gaylord to sing at Impact.  The 41West band was smaller than usual.  We called it T-N-T this time;  Tom-Naomi-Todd.  Carpenter Tom Johnston of Harvey brought his extreme cymbals and played a super set on the drums.  Singer Song Writer Naomi Noordyk of Ishpeming opened with an […]

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A Trip to Scotland

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  Just a quick note of thanks to the staff here for putting up with my time away last week…but what a trip! My wife Kristi and I celebrated our upcoming 20th wedding anniversary with a week in Edinburgh, Scotland and it was WONDERFUL!  Some of you wil remember we were there in April with […]

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Kelly Pickler Packs The House at Kewadin Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

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Sault Ste Marie – July 9, 2011 – 1200 to 1400 attended the concert at Kewadin this evening. A 5 piece band backed up the brite, fresh singing of Mrs. Kellie Pickler. She and her bands travel in two deluxe jet black Provost Coaches. These are deluxe coaches, big rigs powered by large diesel pusher […]

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Mackinac City Bustles with People from around the World

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Mackinac island – Saturday July 9, 2011 – Since 1634, Millions of people have visited the historic city of Mackinac. Today hundreds are in town and they’re hopping the boat and riding the ferry to the Island. The city is packed with people from every state imaginable. I noticed license plates from numerous states and […]

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