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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 van. Stuck – and a little sideways from every angle. Try as he might, Todd just could not get the van moving again! […]

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 in his new White Cedar Dream Bedroom Suite from Gwinn Furniture Outlet valued at $6,500. All potential winners got to talk to Amy […]

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 a 5-night all-inclusive stay at the beautiful Riu Palace Mexico from Holiday Travel Vacations. Every quarter we host a new giveaway party with […]

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 7 State Championship title at tomorrow’s game. The Hematites were the main topic of conversation at our Thanksgiving Dinner yesterday. My whole family […]

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 7pm, followed by “A Nightmare on Elm Street” at 9pm. Tickets for the shows are only $4 each, so why not catch both […]

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 harm! Unless, that is, you get necrotizing fasciitis – aka flesh-eating bacteria. As your infection spreads, a severe pain similar to a deep […]

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 a vision of myself atop the ladder, staining the deck, when something hit my ankle. I felt a sharp pain, like a thorn […]

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 that not everything is out to kill us. That’s right. Not everything in the world is out to kill you. Except maybe the […]

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, but he got a little more than he bargained for.The catch appeared normal as he hauled the fish over the side of the […]

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 Makeover from Mathew’s Floor Fashions, Trudell Plumbing & Heating, Champion Glass in Marquette, and Stone Reflections. Great Lakes Radio and its sponsors go […]

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 magazine (you Luddite), and you’ll find ALL NATURAL and HERBAL plastered all over the adverts. Herbal supplements are all on your late night […]

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 we’ll have your certificate for a free lunch waiting for you at the front desk. Great Lakes Radio, Inc. General Contest Rules, Terms […]

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 we’ll have your certificate for a free lunch waiting for you at the front desk. Great Lakes Radio, Inc. General Contest Rules, Terms […]

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 we’ll have your certificate for a free lunch waiting for you at the front desk. Great Lakes Radio, Inc. General Contest Rules, Terms […]

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 University today on the first day of classes for the Fall Semester with a FREE Frosty from Wendy’s. The weather was perfect for […]

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 a free customer appreciation breakfast cooked by Tom Lesandrini, a marketing consultant with Michael Foods. Breakfast was cooked in the giant Crystal Farms […]

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 Makeover from Great Lakes Radio, Mathews Floor Fashions, Champion Glass, Stone Reflections, and Trudell Plumbing & Heating. We’re already planning the party, but […]

ECANABA, MI  –Well the weather outside may not be the best today, but the weekend was great for some racing.  With two sets of races this past weekend, Tony Perino & Johnathan Pepin had a lot to discuss within Ernie’s Irish Pub of Escanaba!  With the season nearing the end, each race is becoming more […]