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Negaunee YMCA to Relocate and Expand

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County is expanding services and it’s facility in the Western portion of the county. The Y announced today they are relocating and expanding the Negaunee YMCA from its current location to the Range Bank building located at 350 Iron Street. Lisa Coombs-Gerou, CEO […]

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What’s Crispety, Crunchety, and No Longer Flying?

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Michigamme, MI – 6/14/13 – Opening the summer place after a long winter tends to come with a few surprises. This time, my family’s ancient broken TV had to be heaved, but we didn’t expect to be heaving ourselves: there, nestled peacefully underneath the old dinosaur, was a dried out creature carcass. Now, I admit […]

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35 Years of Service: Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee

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Marquette certainly has changed in the last 35 years, growing more beautiful and converting new residents with every year. The Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee, at its regular meeting at the Landmark this afternoon, remembered the creation and growth of their organization and its leaders, and shared stories about its service to the Marquette community […]

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Innovative Handmade Ice Cream Hits Marquette

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The U.P. tradition of independence is alive in ice cream this summer! Alex McCracken opened the Fly By Night ice cream stand to bring a unique twist to the spectrum of ice cream options available to Marquettians, and it. Is. Delicious. Flavors have included Lemon Poppyseed, Sweet Potato Pie, “Real Deal” Vanilla, Orange-Cardamom with Dates, […]

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DNR Wildlife Biologist Discusses U.P. Wolf Management Plan

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The recent controversies and commentaries in the news about wolves in Upper Michigan have resulted in a high degree of misinformation and half-truths being circulated around the state. In an effort to discuss the wolf issues in the U.P. in a scientific and rational matter, Michigan Department […]

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UP Bargains Daily Deal – Red Fox Run Golf Course

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Fore! Golfers – Time to hit the links and play some exciting golf at Red Fox Run Golf Course thanks to The Shopping Show! We have discounted passes for 18 Holes of Golf for One Person for ONLY $17! Located just three minutes from Sawyer International Airport in Gwinn, Michigan, Red Fox Run Golf Course […]

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MSHS Students Rally: “Don’t Stand By, Stand Up.”

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Marquette, MI – Wednesday, May 22 – A Rally for Respect, organized and sponsored by Marquette Senior High School’s Gay-Straight Alliance, gathered in the MSHS parking lot and walked to the Marquette Commons to raise awareness about bullying. Their message was “Don’t Stand By, Stand Up,” to encourage those who would otherwise be bystanders to […]

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A Great Day for Softball!

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My second day at Great Lakes Radio was awesome. I headed out to Ishpeming with Heather to report on the high school girls’ fast-pitch softball game against the Norway Knights, and I was thrilled to learn the process of live sports reporting firsthand. It was a gorgeous day for softball and the girls looked like […]

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Hematite Softball Fund Raiser Stats- Huge Success!

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“Thanks  for coming to eat with us. The fundraiser was a huge success. I can’t thank you, Mike (Plourde) and Great Lakes Radio and Kurt at Perkins enough,” wrote Jeremy Thompson, Coach of the Ishpeming Hematites Girls Fast-Pitch Softball Team. The team made and served at least 625 pancakes, 250 pieces of bacon and 125 […]

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BioLife Plasma Trivia Winner For April 23rd!

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Congratulations to Mary! She answered today’s trivia question with the correct answer that you can donate plasma twice a week and win a two Gigabyte jump drive from BioLife Plasma Services in Marquette. Be sure to visit BioLife at www.biolifeplasma.com!

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