Category Archives: Surprise!

Mark Duquaine Saves the WRUP Van from a Snow Bank

6 inches of heavy snow? Yep – winter just couldn’t let us go without a fight. Great Lakes Radio’s Todd Noordyk got caught up in the struggle this morning with the WRUP

B.B. King Hospitalized in Las Vegas

Credit: Kevin WestenbergB.B. King was hospitalized in Las Vegas over the weekend ABC News has confirmed. TMZ quotes sources as saying that King's illness resulted from dehydration brought

Congratulations to Brian Lillie, Our Grand Prize Winner!

Ishpeming, Michigan  –  April 2, 2015  –  We had another fun giveaway tonight at the Red Rock Lanes in Ishpeming. Our Grand Prize Winner Brian Lillie will be drifting off to sleep

Congratulations, Phil Boyette of Gwinn, Winner of Two Tickets to Paradise!

Ishpeming, Michigan  –  December 18, 2014  –  Congratulations to Phil Boyette, the Grand Prize Winner of Great Lakes Radio’s Two Tickets to Paradise contest! Phill Boyette won an amazing Funjet Vacation for

Good Luck to the Ishpeming Hematites!

Marquette, Michigan  –  November 28, 2014  – The buses left this morning and the Ishpeming Hematites and fans are on their way to Ford Field hoping to take home their third Division

Spooky #ThrowBackThursday at Marquette Cinemas

Marquette, MI  –  October 29, 2014  –  Scare your date with a classic 80’s Throwback Thursday Double Feature at Marquette Cinemas  this week. This Thursday, Marquette Cinemas presents two Halloween favorites:  “Beetlejuice” at

A Little Flesh Eating Bacteria with that Burger?

Marquette, MI – 10/24/14 – Your dinner could give you flesh-eating bacteria. Take a bite out of that rare burger and feel the juices running down your chin. It won’t cause you

Yellow Jackets Pale in Comparison to These Bugs

Marquette, MI –  October 23, 2014 – I stood with one foot on the bottom rung of the ladder and looked up. Dozens of yellow jackets flew around the top. I had

The Ground Is Trying to Kill You (Don’t Worry, It’s Rare…ish)

Marquette, MI – October , 2014 – The world is full of dangerous dangers. As children we’re taught to fear everything from strangers to Halloween candy. When we grow up we learn

The More Teeth the Merrier

Are you ready for that last fishing trip of the year? Hoping to pull in an exotic catch to brag to your friends about? So was a Russian fisherman on September 29th,

Congratulations to Susan Hickman – the Grand Prize Winner of Great Lakes Radio’s $12,500 Bathroom Makeover Giveaway

Marquette, MI – October 10, 2014 – Susan Hickman’s bathroom will never be the same! She walked away from the Red Rock Lanes and Banquet Center in Ishpeming with a $12,500 Bathroom

It’s All Natural, so it’s Good for You… Right?

Marquette, MI – October 13, 2014 – Does this look familiar to you? That’s a thing that I just made up, but take a look around the web, or pick up a

Shaun Puzio of Negaunee Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook!

Negaunee, MI – September 8, 2014 – Shaun Puzio of Negaunee Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook! Congratulations! Just stop into our offices at 3060 U.S. 41 in Marquette and

Afton Heyn of Gwinn Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook!

Gwinn, MI – September 2, 2014 – Afton Heyn of Gwinn Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook! Congratulations! Just stop into our offices at 3060 U.S. 41 in Marquette and

Dennis Tryan of Marquette Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook!

Marquette, MI – August 26, 2014 – Dennis Tryan of Marquette Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook! Congratulations! Just stop into our offices at 3060 U.S. 41 in Marquette and

Welcome Back NMU Students!

Marquette, Michigan  –  August 25, 2014  –  We rocked NMU with our WRUP van and Sunny.FM van at the 2014 Fall Fest today! We welcomed hundreds of students back to Northern Michigan

UP’s Largest Frying Pan at Tadych’s Econo Foods in Marquette!

Marquette, Michigan – August 22, 2014 – Tadych’s Econo Foods hosted a giant breakfast using the biggest frying pan in the UP today! Tadych’s Econo Foods in Marquette treated their customers to

Our Registration Deadline for the Bathroom Makeover is Only a Month Away!

Marquette, Michigan  –  August 20, 2014  –  I can’t believe that summer is almost over! This week is the halfway point in our registration for our latest giveaway, a Deluxe $12,500 Bathroom