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Deer Lake Road Is Closed And Impassable For Hours Last Night

Marquette – Hurricane Toivo storms through the Upper Peninsula Thursday evening. Hundreds of trees are downed. Power is out for thousands. www.markandwalt.com were all over the outages and they posted them for review. The stations phone rang off the hook this morning with numerous listeners calling thanking us for covering the news as it happened. […]

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Storm Rages Thru Upper Peninsula

Negaunee – Fierce winds and gales of rain force trees down and kills power to thousands, and make roads impassible tonight. My windbshield wipers are struggling to keep up. I am traveling 25mph. Limbs and trees lay across Deer Lake road and passage home tonight is not an option. Uppco is out struggling in the […]

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Cow Chasing and Round up – Have you seen this little video? Funny.  Animals are very curious, especially when out in the lawn, grazing, satisfied, and ready to chase what ever comes along.  And the music is fine too. Give it a view and enjoy.

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Drive TO and Drive Through The Flu Clinic Wednesday September 28

Marquette – Our local health department has an innovative way to aide folks in getting their fall flu shot. Wednesday September 28 Marquette County Health Department officials will be inside at Marq Tran on Commerce Drive for a Drive-Thru Flu shot clinic. This is a “drive through only” appointment. Kids just $8 and adults $25. […]

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Calling Escanaba Eskimos, Gladstone Braves, Rapid River Rockets To Marquette & Alger County

Ishpeming – 09/26/2011- Colors galore!!!! I’m not talking about the color palettes in the paint department at Lowe’s or the latest TV ad for Revlon lipstick. You can always find vibrant colors in either of these products but nothing compares to the nature colors created in the fall here in the Upper Peninsula. All along […]

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Your Own BackYard Vacation Year Around

Marquette – Friday afternoon the warm water was sloshing around the tired feet of those that worked 12 hours at the Empire. The warm water rushed out the 43 jets of the Nordic Hot Tub soothing the aching back of CCI laborers and school teachers whom worked hard all day. This is what I hear […]

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Great Lakes Radio Has A Hot Tub Of Bubbly Fun Waiting For Someone!!

Marquette – 09/21/2011 – Can you hear it??? The clock is ticking down toward October 6th when Great Lakes Radio will be drawing the name of some lucky contestant who will win a brand new Nordic Escape Premium Hot Tub courtesy of the Rec Depot of Marquette…it might be YOU, but your name must be […]

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A Picture Perfect Teal Lake Sunrise Means A Great U.P. Day

Negaunee – Teal Lake is mirror perfect again this morning. Just before this mornings sunrise, I purchased a fresh 24 ounce cup of Holiday Pantry Coffee in Ishpeming on the way into work. Two creams tamed the robust Columbia taste. I headed East toward Marquette. Umm…as I sipped and breathed in the bean aroma…umm…as my […]

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Some Requirements In Life Are Still Simple

Ishpeming – 09/20/2011 – I have passed this local business sign many times in my years living in Marquette County and have noticed one simple fact. This simple local motel doesn’t brag about having free Internet connection, nor advertise a continental breakfast. They don’t have a swimming pool or valet parking. The Triangle Motel prides […]

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Thumbs Down For Drive – Sorry The Lane Changes Weren’t Even Good

Ishpeming – 09/17/2011 – A new movie was released called Drive. The star is a Driver, a Hollywood stunt driver, flipping cars and spinning wheels for formulaic Hollywood action pictures. But as he likes to say, “It’s only part time … He also was the Driver of a few heists of pawn shops and the […]

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