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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s 1st Congressional District Representative, Dan Benishek, called in to The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for a Congressional Update. The Congressman discussed the recent House Committee hearing in Washington, D.C. that featured testimony from the Marquette County Road Commission’s Jim Iwanicki about regulations […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A new program in Marquette County is combining mountain biking and building confidence and self esteem of at risk youth. Organizer Curt Hewitt and Norma Samashko, Executive Director of Child & Family Services visited The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today to talk about the […]

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The “Mighty Mack” is the fourth largest suspension bridge in the world today. My first trip over the Mackinac bridge came as I moved my family from Pennsylvania to the Upper Peninsula. What a breath-taking experience! The Mackinaw bridge was officially opened on November 1, 1957 and officials say that it will last 1,000 years! […]

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