MARK & WALT in the MORNING ARE BACK AT FULL STRENGTH!

ONCE AN ADDICT...

ONCE AN ADDICT...

Thanks to the power of Tim Horton’s coffee, Marquette County’s favorite Morning Show is back at full strength.  After various vacations and and days away, we’re back and it feels pretty good!  It was fun to see the reaction of Mark to the gift of the bags of Tim Horton’s coffee.  Once hooked, always hooked!!  AHHH…ADDICTIONS!!  Is there anything finer than that?  No sir, I don’t think so!

THE MARQUETTE COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY STOPS IN!

ANN BROWNELL & SHELBY BISCHOFF

ANN BROWNELL & SHELBY BISCHOFF

Thanks to Ann Brownell with the Marquette County Humane Society for stopping by this morning with Shelby Bischoff with MBank to tell us about a special Adopt-a-thon that is going on at the McClellan Branch of MBank on Friday, April 17th.  The event is part of a two-week display at the bank that has benfitted the MCHS.  Click “HERE” for the interview and “HERE” for more information.

UPPER MICHIGAN COURT CASE MAKES THE NEW YORK TIMES!

ATTORNEY KARL NUMINEN

ATTORNEY KARL NUMINEN

Thanks to attorney Karl Numinen for coming by this morning to tell us about a recent case in Delta County that had to do with improper jailing over money owed to an agency that was commented on in an editorial by the New York Times, and what the ramifications of the case are for the average person.  Click “HERE” for the interview, and “HERE” for more information about Karl’s law firm and their services.

M-DOT ROAD PROJECTS FOR THE MARQUETTE COMMUNITY FOR THIS SUMMER.
As promised, here’s the list of what’s coming on roads this summer:

– Pavement resurfacing and repair on US-41/M-28 eastbound from Wal-Mart to Washington Street, and at the Washington Street intersection. This project is scheduled to begin May 29 and be completed by June 21. This project will require single-lane closures, and motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes. Businesses along this route will remain open during construction. This is an ARRA-funded project.
– Concrete pavement repairs on US-41/M-28 from Genesee Street to the Carp River. This project is scheduled to begin May 4 and be completed by June 15. This project will require single-lane closures, and motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes. Businesses will remain open during construction, though left turns may be restricted for short durations. This is an ARRA-funded project.
– Concrete pavement repairs on US-41/M-28 from the M-28 intersection to the Marquette Welcome Center. This project is scheduled to begin May 4 and be completed by June 15. Businesses will remain open during construction, though left turns may be restricted. This is an ARRA-funded project.
– Concrete pavement replacement, intersection improvements and signal replacement at the US-41/M-28 intersection in Harvey. This project is scheduled to begin after July 4 and be completed in September. This work will require the construction and use of temporary lanes and run-around road, single-lane closures and detour routes. Motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes.
– Pavement repairs on US-41 from M-28 to Big Creek Road. This project is scheduled to begin after July 4 and take three weeks to be completed. This work will require lane closures with flag control, and motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes. This is an ARRA-funded project.
– Resurfacing of M-553 from US-41 to County Road 480. This project is scheduled to take six weeks for completion, between June and September. This work will require lane closures with flag control and traffic shifts in multi-lane sections. Motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes. Work on the section of M-553 (McClellan Avenue) from US-41 to Wilson Street will be done at night to reduce motorist inconvenience.

NICE TO BE BACK!!!

I gotta tell ya!  Detroit’s a nice place to visit, but I WOULDN’T WANT TO LIVE THERE!!!

Catch you all later HERE on the internets!

-WALT