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Cindy Noble.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The City of Marquette is hosting a Community Open House this week.

City of Marquette Parks and Rec Co-ordinator Cindy Noble visited Mark & Walt in the Morning today to outline the event.

It is being held on Thursday, February 9, in the Citizens Forum Room at Lakeview Arena from 4:00-7:00 pm and is an opportunity for the community to get acquainted with various City Departments and Partners.

To listen to the interview with Cindy about the Open House, please click on the audio link below:

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For more about the City of Marquette, please click “HERE” to visit the city’s website.

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Charlie Anderson with the IBA.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Business Association is presenting a special event very soon to get folks into the Christmas Spirit.

The IBA is hosting a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the evening of Friday, November 25th and they are inviting all area residents and families to came an attend.

Charlie Anderson, with the IBA, joined Mark and Walt in the Morning recently to promote the event and give the listeners the rundown on the evening’s events and schedule.

To listen to the interview with Charlie, please click on the link below:

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MAPS Superintendent Deborah Veiht.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)– The Marquette Area Public Schools are hosting a presentation tonight to discuss a millage proposal going before the voters in November.

School officials will present information about the 1-point-5 mil proposed increase and how the funds will be used in the district.

MAPS Superintendent Deborah Veiht  and  Steve Boettcher, designer and engineer with Integrated Designs joined SUNNY 101.9’s Walt Lindala this morning to discuss the presentation in detail.

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Engineer Steve Boettcher.

The full session gets underway at 5:30 this evening at the Little Theater at the Marquette High School.

To listen to the complete interview, please click below:

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To access a document outlining the project, click “HERE“.

 

 

 

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Natasha Lantz of Northern Vegans.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)– The local vegan group, Northern Vegans, is hosting an evening of presentations, food and ‘Q and A’ sessions tomorrow night in Marquette to answer any questions about the vegan lifestyle.

Vegans choose to omit all animal products from their diet including meat, eggs, dairy and honey.  The event is entitled “Why Vegan?” and is designed to provide a clear answer to that question.  It is being held tomorrow night at 6 o’clock at the Federated Women’s Clubhouse in Marquette and is open to anyone interested in becoming vegan.

Natasha Lantz from Northern Vegans joined SUNNY 101.9’s Mark and Walt in the Morning to discuss the event and it’s goals as well as her personal story about becoming a vegan.

To listen to the interview with Natasha, please click below:

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For more about Northern Vegans, please click “HERE” to visit their website.

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Nysse Wilson from the MI Iron Industry Museum.

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News -The Michigan Iron Industry Museum is hosting a special event this weekend in Negaunee Township.  The event will feature music, free pony rides, games, a farmer’s and artist’s market and more at its Fall Fest.  The event is scheduled for this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Iron Industry Museum.

Nysse Wilson from the Michigan Iron Industry Museum joined Mark and Walt in the Morning to promote the event.  Wilson says visitors will enjoy watching international dancing, listening to live music, playing old-time games, eating delicious samples of local foods, and much more during this fun-filled event.

To listen to the interview with Nysse, please click below:

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To visit the website for the Michigan Iron Industry Museum, please click “HERE”.

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Mary Kelto and Mark Waterman in the WKQS Studio.

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News– A special presentation is being held this week in Negaunee.  The group, Teen Success Inc., is hosting an evening of music and messages designed to let area youth know about abstinence as an option for a lifestyle.

Mary Kelto, organizer with Teen Success Inc., and the evening’s keynote speaker, former professional football player Mark Waterman, joined Mark and Walt in the Morning to discuss the evening known as People of Purity.

The presentation is being held on Wednesday evening from 7pm to 9pm at the Negaunee High School Auditorium.  The event is free to the public, but there is a suggested donation of $5.00 at the door.

To listen to the interview with Mark and Mary, please click below:

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Marquette Township Fireman and Trustee Dan Pompo.

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News – A popular event designed to get neighbors and community members acquainted with their law enforcement, fire and rescue personnel is coming up this Saturday in Marquette.  The Marquette Township Fire Department is hosting a “National Day Out” gathering as part of events going on at Lions Field.

Marquette Township Fire Department Captain and Township Board of Trustees Member Dan Pompo joined Sunny 101.9’s Mark & Walt in the Morning today to preview what’s going on this weekend.  He outlined what departments will be taking part in the event and also what food items are being cooked up by the firemen for purchase by the general public.

To find out more about what’s happening at Lions Field in Marquette Township this Saturday, please click “HERE” to listen to this morning’s interview with Dan.

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LeAnne Kachmarsky, Chair, Community Events Committee, Marquette Township.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette Township officials are planning a special day focusing on recent upgrades at one of the township’s most popular ballfields  as well as other activities.

LeAnne Kachmarsky, chair of the Marquette Township Community Events Committee, joined Mark Evans and Walt Lindala this morning to discuss activites planned for Saturday, August 6th.  The main focus of the event will be on the formal unveiling of renovations to Lions Field, but there will also be a National Noon and Night Out, community picnic, Texaco Country Showdown and more going on.

To listen to the interview with LeAnne, please click “HERE“.  For more about Marquette Township events and activities, please click “HERE“.

Jenna Zdunek of the YMCA of Marquette County.

(MARQUETTE, MI) – The annual Marquette County tradition of running, biking and swimming to support the “Y” is coming soon.  Jenna Zdunek from the YMCA of Marquette County joined Mark and Walt in the Morning to preview this special event.  The “Y” is hosting the Fourth Teal Lake Triathalon on July 16-th.  The annual event will feature a competitive  swim in Teal Lake in Negaunee as well as a round of running and biking on North Road.

The event also serves as a fund raiser for the YMCA’s Strong Kids campaign.  The campaign supports the Strong Kids scholarship program that covers the fees for young people to use the Y for events and activities.

To listen to the complete interview with Jenna, please click “HERE“.  To visit the website of the YMCA of Marquette County, please click “HERE“.

Peter Brady? NO! Christopher Knight!

Actor and TV Star Christopher Knight, the former Peter Brady from the iconic ’70’s TV show, “The Brady Bunch” chatted with Mark and Walt in the Morning today to promote his latest project, hosting the Michigan Lottery TV show, “Make Me Rich”.

The next show will air on May 19 at 7:30 PM on WJMN-TV 3 in Marquette (plus seven other markets across the state).   A total of $2.5 million plus a Harley-Davidson Road King motorcycle will be given away.  Show contestants will compete in three separate contests for a chance to win one $500,000 prize, the motorcycle, or a grand prize of $2 million. Viewers at home can also text-in for a chance to win one of five $1,000 prizes.

To listen to the interview with Christopher Knight, please click “HERE“.  Anyone interested in being a future contestant can get more information by visiting the Michigan Lottery website “HERE“.