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Marquette Senior High School Student Pens Winning Essay in National Contest

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Students in the Transitions / Career Choices class at Marquette Senior High School recently submitted essays in a country-wide contest about how the course has impacted their lives and how they envision their future. Out of thousands of entries, Elle Pearson’s essay from MSHS was selected as […]

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Pigs and Heat Battle Tonight in Marquette

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The stage is set and the all the trash talking is over!  The teams are ready and the gauntlet has been thrown down!  It’s time for the annual Pigs-N-Heat hockey game. Tonight’s game pits teams featuring members of Marquette County’s law enforcement and firefighting communities battling it […]

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3 Divas of the U.P. Perform This Weekend at Northern Michigan University

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The First Nighters Club at Northern Michigan University will present an evening of Broadway favorites performed by “Three Divas of the U.P.” the Saturday at the Forest Roberts Theater on campus. Denise Clark, Kristie Moe and Leslie Sollid will sing classic selections from Broadway musicals. Concert Director […]

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Traditional Native American Pow Wow Returns To Northern Michigan University This Weekend

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – This weekend marks the 20-th Annual “Learning to Walk Together” Traditional Pow Wow on the campus of Northern Michigan University in Marquette. The event is presented by the Native American Student Association at NMU and is a celebration of Native American culture, art, food and more.  The […]

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Upper Michigan Congressman Dan Benishek To Seek Second Term

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek has announced that he will be seeking re-election to the House of Represntatives in this fall’s election. The Iron River Republican made the announcement earlier this week, saying that he wishes to be re-elected to represent the 1-st Congressional District of Michigan for […]

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Polar Plunge Coming To Marquette Mountain On St. Patty’s Day

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual tradition to help out Special Olympics in Michigan by getting VERY cold and VERY wet is coming up soon. Heidi Swajanen, event organizer with the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics joined the SUNNY Morning Show to preview this year’s plunge.  It’s coming up on Saturday, […]

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Negaunee Invitational Basketball Tournament Team Entry Deadline Is Here

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The entry deadline for teams to compete in this year’s Negaunee Invitational Basketball Tournament is this Friday. Lance Peterson, publicity chair of the NIT, stopped in the the SUNNY Morning Show today to remind all listeners who may want to put a team together that it needs […]

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20th Annual “Learning To Walk Together” Traditional Pow-Wow Coming To NMU.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – An annual opportunity to experience and learn about Native American culture, history and traditions is coming soon to Northern Michigan University. April Lindala, Director of the Center for Native American Studies at NMU, stopped by the SUNNY Studios recently to talk about the powwow and why people […]

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Y Wednesday Update for Marquette County.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lisa Coombs-Gerou stopped in on the SUNNY Morning Show today and chatted with Walt Lindala about what’s coming up at the Marquette County “Y”. She explained that there have been a series of changes in the branding and overall direction of the agency, from a focus on […]

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Morning Show Musings – Gas prices in Marquette, MI.

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MARQUETTE, MI – (WKQS FM) – Lo and behold!  The latest story about gas prices came across the news wire this morning and I was a bit surprised with what I found.  Usually Triple A reports that the highest gas prices (among cities they survey) in the state are found in Marquette. This reoccurring scenario […]

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