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Heikki Lunta Festival This Weekend In Negaunee Celebrates A Yooper Winter

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Luge Club is proud to be hosting the Heikki Lunta Festival this weekend,  January 19 & 20, 2018, in downtown Negaunee. One of the event’s co-coordinators, Mike Ilmonen, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to invite all to the Iron […]

MI D-N-R Moving Forward With U.P. Deer Movement Study

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is moving ahead with a program to capture and collar white-tailed deer in the western U.P. as part of a multi-year study. Terry Minzey, DNR U.P. Regional Wildlife Supervisor, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk […]

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Casperson Discusses Proposed Legislation Affecting MI DEQ Rulings And Permits

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about legislation in the Senate that would have an impact on rulings by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Casperson said the legislation would create an environmental rules committee that would […]

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Marquette Chamber Unveils ‘Creative In Residence’ Program

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Chamber of Commerce is seeking individuals who work in the creative industries to apply for a new residency program. Chamber Executive Director Jason Schneider joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to share the details about The Marquette Creative Residency. Schneider explained […]

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131st Annual Ski Jumping Tournament Coming To Suicide Bowl This Month

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Ski Club is presenting the 131st Annual Suicide Ski Hill Ski Jumping Tournament on Tuesday, January 23rd. Gary Rasmussen, Chief of Competition at the tournament, joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to invite everyone to the longest consecutively running ski jumping […]

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School Closings & Delays For Friday, January 12, 2018

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A continuing blast of winter weather has closed down multiple schools across the central U.P. today.  Here’s the list of closures and delays: Marquette Area Public Schools Father Marquette Academy North Star Academy in Marquette Marquette-Alger RESA Redeemer Lutheran Preschool in Marquette Gwinn Area Schools Ishpeming Public […]

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School Closings For Thursday, January 11, 2018

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wintry weather advancing eastward across the U.P. this morning is creating some hazardous conditions with icy roads and has resulted in several school closings. Here’s our latest list: Baraga and L’Anse Area Schools incl. Arvon Township Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College Houghton-Keweenaw County Schools Escanaba Area Public […]

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Lt. Governor Brian Calley Discusses Opioid Abuse Legislation And More

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning for a quick in-studio legislative update. Calley talked about legislation he recently signed into law that addresses the current opioid abuse issue in the state. He also talked about a statewide […]

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Musicians Joining Forces In Marquette To Help Out Big Brothers/Big Sisters

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A great night of music is happening this Friday night in Marquette to benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Marquette & Alger Counties. The Scene and Reheard Ugly Christmas Sweater Party & Musical Extravaganza is happening at 8:00 p.m. at the Marquette Elks Lodge at 127 N. Front […]

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Governor Rick Snyder Discusses Line 5 Pipeline, U.P. Tourism And Job Training

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike this morning to look back on 2017. Snyder talked about the recently announced agreement between the State of Michigan and Enbridge Energy concerning the controversial Line 5 pipeline that runs under the Straits of […]

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