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Baraga, MI- The 90th Anniversary Celebration for Baraga State Park is this weekend, August 3rd through August 6th. The festivities begin Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. with Wilderness Hat Making.  You can make your own hat out of household materials to wear on a hike later in the evening. A full list of events for the […]

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Marquette, MI-07/26/2011- Blueberry picking season is my favorite time of year in Marquette.  Prime time for picking is late July into early August. Local blueberry picking spots change from year to year.  There are many places throughout the country that you can find blue berries for the next couple of weeks. Last night I went […]

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Marquette, MI-07/23/2011- The 33rd Annual Hiawatha Music Festival was full of main-stage performers from all over the world. While the performers were not on stage for the festival audience they were putting on workshops for festival goers interested in learning how to dance, sing, or play instruments necessary during Hiawatha style festivals. One workshop in […]

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Marquette, MI-07/27/2011- The Hiawatha Music Co-op once again put on a top-quality American music and dance festival again this year.  The festival took place at tourist park in Marquette Friday through Sunday night. There were eleven main-stage music acts from all over the country.  Some feature groups included Le Vent du Nord, a Canadian group; […]

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07/24/2011- The Band Perry’s third single ‘You Lie’ has officially gone gold.  The trio released their self titled album in October.  They immediately earned praise for their blend of modern and traditional country sound. The single ‘You Lie’ is the trio’s fasted trip to the top.  Radio charts logged over 500,000 sales, landing them with […]

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Marquette, MI-07/21/2011- The 33rd Annual Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival begins tomorrow evening.  The kick-off for that event is tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church in Marquette. This is a first time kick-off collaborative event with Hiawatha Co-op and Beaumier UP Heritage Center on the Campus of Northern Michigan University.  It will […]

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Ishpeming, MI- 07/21/02011- The Keys to a Great Summer giveaway Wednesday evening at Country Village in Ishpeming ended with smiling faces and one very enthusiastic winner.  Jenny Laurin, a member of the Ishpeming community dropped off her ticket at BioLife where her string of luck began.  She was the last of five finalist picked for […]

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Marquette, MI- 07/19/2011- The Sands Model Airplane Club teamed up with The Marquette Regional History Center Tuesday afternoon to present Flying Lessons to all age groups in the Marquette community. Tinna Harris, the Educator for The Marquette Regional History Center met Robert Lambert at the museum.  He is a member of the Sands Model Airplane […]

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Ishpeming, MI- 07/20/2011- Someone is going to hold “The Keys to a Great Summer” tonight, and it could be YOU!  The event happens tonight at 6:00 p.m. at Country Lanes and Entertainment Center in Ishpeming.  Make sure you bring your invite along with you, and remember you can bring a guest as well. There will […]

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7/15/2011- Well hello there WFXD listeners.  I figured it was about time I actually introduced myself to all of you.  My name is Jordan Wyers and you all may call me Jordan.  I am a new employee here at Great Lakes Radio.  I’ll be working with The Shopping Show, WFXD, and all of the wonderful […]

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