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Watch For Downed Power Lines While You’re On The Roads This Spring!

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Marquette, MI – March 23, 2015 – Whether you’re walking or driving, watch out for power lines on the ground this spring. Winter may be over, but branches and trees can come down as the snow melts. It’s easy to speed over a downed power line, but don’t do it! Major Discount, a guy that […]

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Pet Partners Test 13 Dogs

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Marquette – March 22, 2015 – The Westwood Mall was filled with pets of all sizes and shapes this morning. 13 Dogs were tested for Therapy work in the mall before the stores opened. There were four testing stations setup. Each test runs about 45 minutes. The dogs ability to follow instructions, not to jump, […]

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Rolling Down The Hiway Going To Family Dinner

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Rolling Down The Hiway Going To Family Dinner

Marquette –  March 20, 2015  –  So you are speeding, but it seems like you are barely speeding. You are scotting down the bypass through town on the way to dinner with the in-laws. Ding goes a low fuel bell and you instantly say Darn It. You don’t need a low fuel bell on the […]

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Marquette County’s Brave Fireman Share their Trucks with Kids

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Marquette County’s Brave Fireman Share their Trucks with Kids

Harlow Park, Marquette, Michigan. Another great turn out at this year’s static fire display – what a fun family event!  The kids loved exploring the ins and outs of some of the U.P.’s finest fire fighting equipment.  The fire crew were ready to explain what each tool or control did and how it helped them […]

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Illegal Fish Immigration? Asian Carp DNA Found In Michigan

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Marquette, MI – October 8, 2014 – Asian Carp DNA found in Kalamazoo River Whether it is the fish themselves, or (hopefully) DNA in ballast water… Many are concerned about the recent find of Asian Carp DNA in the Kalamazoo River.  The “Invasive Carp” as they’re called in Minnesota are a big problem. The Fish […]

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Marquette Teachers Finally Have A Contract

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Marquette, MI – Wednesday September 17, 2014 – Was the New Contract Worth the Wait? After working an entire year without a contract, Marquette Teachers have a new contract in effect.  While most people are happy with the new deal, some are concerned that all funding is not tied to student count (the key factor […]

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Country Fair Prez Sez, “Thank You For a Successful Year”

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Marquette County Fair president James Goriesky stopped into the FXD studio to extend his sincere “thank you” to all who participated in helping to make the 2014 Marquette County Fair the best year to date. All of us at Great Lakes Radio, Inc. wish the County Fair another great year in 2015! See ya next […]

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Shelly Russell of Skandia Wins $5,000 Sauna

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Shelly Russell of Skandia Wins $5,000 Sauna

  July 18, 2014 – Ishpeming – The Great Lakes Radio team and Superior Stoves and Fireplace SAUNA giveaway was a total success with some 300 people in attendance.  Clay at Red Rock Lanes and his crew made for the perfect place to hold a major party.  The drinks were cold and Mama Russo’s severed […]

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Cuts and Bruises – Ouch!

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I never thought giving my horse a bath would be so painful! When my horse pushed himself against a wall to avoid getting his feet wet, I just laughed. Suddenly alarmed, my horse lunged forward. I felt the sting beside my eye, but it faded quickly and I forgot about it, focusing instead on the […]

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I’m Missing Out on a Tradition!

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June 19th 2014, Marquette, MI – What’s the big deal about a fish fry? It’s just a basket of fish, right? Well, I really can’t be a judge. While passing by the Crossroads Bar and Grill yesterday, I realized I had never eaten at a Friday fish fry. Now this would have been enough of […]

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