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Weather Channel Meteorologist Mike Seidel Joins The Negaunee Miner Nation

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Mike Seidel, The Weather Channel’s roving meteorologist, spent most of this morning reporting live from the beautiful (and cold) shores of Teal Lake in Negaunee. Throughout today’s edition of The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike we encouraged listeners to stop by and say “HI!”, bring […]

Marquette Royales Hockey Blazes Into A HUGE Weekend

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio) – The first place Marquette Royales, riding a winning streak to 11 games, face the Illiana Blackbirds at Lakeview Arena for the first time this weekend. The Blackbirds are holding the second spot in the Great Lakes Division, just one point behind the Royales. Head Coach Mike Stanaway and […]

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U.P. Coaching Legend Receives State Senate Recognition

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Senator Tom Casperson says a Senate Resolution honoring Coach Carl “Buck” Nystrom was adopted by the Michigan Senate this week. Casperson, who sponsored the resolution, said it honors Nystrom, a native and resident of Marquette, for his distinguished accomplishments in athletics, teaching, coaching and community service. […]

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Ishpeming Hematite Girls Serve Pancakes at Perkins – I’m Excited!

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The Ishpeming Hematite girls fast-pitch softball team will be at Perkins Restaurant in Marquette on Saturday April 20 from 9:00 am until 3:00pm.   And I, Mike Plourde, will be there too!   Why? The girls are part of a fun-raiser sponsored by Perkins Restaurant and Great Lakes Radio!  I’m privileged to be one of the voices […]

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Fall Foliage Peaking in the U.P., Northern Lower Michigan

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – If you are looking for Fall color, the U.P. and northern Lower Michigan is where you want to be this weekend. According to the latest report from the Fall Foliage Network, the Upper Peninsula and the northern half of the Lower Peninsula will see peak colors this […]

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A Negaunee Football memory revisited

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Marquette, MI. – When Negaunee hosted Roscommon at the Superior Dome at NMU last Friday evening, I was reminded of an incident back in 1999 when the two teams met in the MHSAA Football Playoffs. That’s me, wearing the Roscommon Buck mascot head Kevin Downey and I found in the pressbox at the Roscommon High […]

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Negaunee Miner Football prepares for week two of the season against Roscommon at the Superior Dome Friday

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Negaunee, Mich. – Following their 40 – 20 Mid Peninsula Conference win over Manistique last Friday, the Negaunee Miners (1 – 0) now prepare for week two of the high school football season on campus at NMU; taking on Roscommon Friday night in the Superior Dome. Roscommon, 0 – 1 on the season following a […]

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Negaunee 40 Manistique 20 as both teams kick off the 2011 Mid-Peninsula football seaon

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Negaunee, Mich. – The 2011 Mid Peninsula Conference football opener was a success for the Negaunee Miners this past Friday with a 40 – 20 win over their traditional opening opponent the Manistique Emeralds. Negaunee opened the scoring the first time they touched the football.  After holding Manistique three-and-out on the Emeralds first posession, Senior […]

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Negaunee Miner Football getting ready for the 2011 Mid-Pen Conference Football Season

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  Negaunee, MI. – Around 90 kids represent the Negaunee Miners football program for the 2011 Mid-Peninsula Conference football campaign. Varsity, JV and Freshman football each have about 30 players each, and as is the case every year optimism is running high with the Maize and Blue this season. Several key players return at the […]

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2011 Ishpeming Football Schedule Released

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 The defending Mid-Pen Conference football champions will open the 2011 campaign August 26th, facing their traditional opening opponent Iron Mountain. Highlights of the 2011 season include a home game with arch-rival Negaunee, as well as two key non-conference road games against Calumet and Ontonagon. Ishpeming has played Calumet each season since 1998, and Big Blue […]

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