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Peter Mackin got a chance to talk with Dr. Dan Benishek literally moments after he joined the Michigan delegation yesterday at the Embassy Suites next door to the Tampa Bay Times Forum, in Tampa, Florida, headquarters of the Michigan Delegation to the Republican National Convention. He was on the floor of the convention yesterday to […]

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Marquette County residents and businesses are responding generously to aid the Salvation Army of Marquette reach their goal set for their Emergency Food Drive. Monday began the Food Drive with Captain Ramona and Dennis from Great Lakes Radio setting a drive goal of 14,000 pounds of canned and dry good foods for the Salvation Army. […]

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The annual Marquette Marathon, Half Marathon and Kids Fun Run will be held Friday, August 31st and Saturday, September 1st. The Kids Fun Run will kick of the event at 7 p.m. at the Marquette Commons on S. Third Street in downtown Marquette. The Marathon and Half Marathon will begin on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. […]

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Parmalee’s latest video for “Musta Had a Good Time” is based on a true story and it available for you to see now! The video came out yesterday on TheBoot.com along with a behind the scenes video from the “Musta Had a Good Time” shoot. Bandmates, Matt Thomas, lead singer and guitarist, Scott Thomas, drums, […]

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Congratulations to all the callers who knew that the Great Lakes holds 20 percent, or 1/5th of the worlds surface fresh water! For your chance to win a great tasting deep dish pizza from Toarmina’s in Marquette, tune in each and every Tuesday afternoon at 3pm!

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98.3 WRUP presents Ishpeming Hematite Football VS Manistique Emeralds Manistique, Michigan — The Ishpeming Hematitestravel to Manistique on Friday, August 31st (tomorrow) to take on the Manistique Emeralds in High School Football. Our sister station, 98.3 WRUP – We Rock the U.P. is the official home for Hematite Sports. Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau will […]

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Thursday All American Morning News with Eric Scott 8/30/2012 (Courtesy TheBoot.com) — Good Morning! Several country singers are in Tampa, Fla., this week for the Republican National Convention, and one in particular is really liking what she sees. Sara Evans, who performed on Wednesday (Aug. 29) for the Got Your 6 charity that works with […]

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75th Anniversary of the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act (PR), and 2012 is also the 62nd anniversary of the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act (DJ). Collectively Known as the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Programs

  Marquette  –  August 25, 2012  –  This September, the DNR is thanking hunters, anglers, trappers and sport shooters for their contribution to funding conservation in Michigan.  Why?  For the last 75 years, those who hunt, shoot, trap and fish have funded the vast majority of wildlife conservation in Michigan through their purchase of equipment and […]

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I received word today from Captain Ramona of the Salvation Army of Marquette stating that their food pantry received  a $1,000 cash donation which enabled them to purchase 6,250 lbs. of food. That is a substantial donation for the food drive, bringing the drive total to 7,010 lbs!!!! They are HALF WAY to their projected […]

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Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw have broken another record on the last weekend of their “Brothers of the Sun” tour! This past Friday and Saturday, at Boston’s Gillette Stadium, the duo sold 111,209 tickets! That made the event the biggest country music event event in New England’s history! But Kenny and Tim are focused on […]

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