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Mackinac island – Saturday July 9, 2011 – Since 1634, Millions of people have visited the historic city of Mackinac. Today hundreds are in town and they’re hopping the boat and riding the ferry to the Island. The city is packed with people from every state imaginable. I noticed license plates from numerous states and [...]

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Ishpeming – July 8, 2011 – Adam Cares and the Big House Band was spectacular ay the Ishpeming Armory. This band flew to Marquette from South Carolina. They are pastors and leaders at a local active church on the coast. Last night about 50 people actively worshiped God under Adam’s direction and power of the [...]

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Green Bay – June 25, 2011 – A week ago, we enjoyed the Mall. Right in front of Macys Department Store in Green Bay Wisconsin was a fun lovin’ Mazda Miatia convertible. Sunny weather brings out the fun toys. Over the fourth in Marquette, we saw 74 degrees…No wind…brite yellow sunshine…and out they come out. [...]

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Marquette, MI – July 4, 2011 -  With only a hint rain before the parade, the public lined up along both sides Washington Street in downtown Marquette.  The parade kicked off at McClellan Avenue, coming over the Lincoln Street hill about 2:20 p.m. As skies cleared, spectators filled every block along the parade route to […]

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  Marquette, Lower Harbor Park – July 4, 2011 – A 14 and 16 year old duo, The Goldmine Girls, won Great Lakes Radio/Texaco Country Showdown at Lower Harbor Park. Ten contestants sang to win a slot to compete at the Regional Contest and win at $1000.00.   Contestants Participating John Rowe The Goldmine Girls […]

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Gwinn – July 5, 2011 -You just never know about the weather in the U.P.  –   About 6pm cool & stormy weather rolled through Alger County and in Gwinn with 5 inches of instant rain.  I drove just down the road a few miles it was  sunny, warm, and humid in Negaunee. The heavy [...]

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Ishpeming  -  July 1, 2011  -  Record crowds attended this year and numerous families went downtown Ishpeming earlier in the day.  Dan and Debra Choszczyk of Champion had a booth on main street. They use reclaimed steel to make blades, knives, survival knives, axes, and letter openers. Nothing is manufactured with new materials just recycled [...]

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Negaunee Township – July 2, 2011 – The DeadRiverCampersInc.com board sponsored the first ever sanctioned fireworks display just south of Pride Rock near Turtle Island on Dead River Basin. $5,000 was put up by the board for a serious class of fireworks. Shouts of glee, boat horns, has, and peanut gallery yeahs filled the basin. [...]

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Ontonagon -  July 1, 2011 -  I was asked by my brother-in-law Scot to let you all know that his father, John Milbourn (the missing man from Ontonagon County) has been found and is ok. The family thanks you for all you have done. Thank you Todd and Walt and Great Lakes Radio. Related Posts:The [...]

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Ishpeming  – July 1, 2011  – A new record of people turned out downtown Ishpeming at the Festival of Treasures. “We set a record this year,” said Charlie one of the Ishpeming Business Association board members.  “Hundreds of people came down much earlier this yea as well”.  ABC 5 & 10 reporter pointed out that [...]

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