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Labatt Blue Light Major League Bat on the Morning Show

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Join Mark and Walt on Sunny 101.9 WKQS over the next few weeks for your chance at an authentic Major League bat from Labatt Blue Light courtesy of Pike Distributing of Marquette. This awesome piece would look great in any family room, man cave or camp! Listen and WIN!!

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Lightning Closes Library for July 18th

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Heavy storms across the central Upper Peninsula Sunday night caused limited power outages in Marquette County.  There was, however, one noteworthy exception with the closing today of the Peter White Public Library due to lightning related power reductions. According to PWPL staff, they are running on limited power as of Monday morning July 18th, 2011 […]

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WFXD sponsors Skandia Days 2011 and Record Numbers Turned Out for the Annual Skandia Celebration

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Skandia – July 16, 2011 – The weather was picture perfect for the annual Skandia Days celebration in Skandia Michigan. The Skandia Lions club, the local Hoof Tracks 4-H club, various local businesses such as WFXD Radio 103.3fm The Country Extreme, and hundreds from around the area come out for an afternoon of fun. The […]

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Record Heat Index in Michigan And People are Still Going and Going

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Sagola  –  July 16, 2011  –  Warm, warm, sticky, temps and low winds prevail and tourist still wander the roads North of Iron Mountain. I myself am tooling down M-95 with my ac on. I’m smilin’ and jamin’ to a Vineyard cd, with a cool 69 degrees, sipping a diet Sierra Mist, and munching on […]

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Lions Field in Marquette Charter Township Receives a Facelift

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Marquette Township  –  July 12, 2011  –  Marquette Township continues renovations of Lions Field this week preparing the field for the “National Noon Out” and “National Night Out” celebration Saturday August 6th 2011. Plan to be at the field from 11am till 9pm. Tuesday morning Dennis Liimatta, Township Supervisor, joined me at the field and […]

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News Director and Morning Show Talent Walt Lindala Morphs Into Gopher

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Marquette, MI – 07-14-11 – As evidenced in pictures taken at Great Lakes Radio Studios, Walt Lindala has in fact temporarily changed species.   Favoring the look of the Gopher from Caddyshack, Walt’s new furry personality will remain until next week. However, do not expect to hear any news or comments from Mr. Lindala as […]

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Impact Festival in Gaylord Showcased 10 bands of Live Music and a Big Time Wrestling Style Athletic Evangelism Group Ripping Phones Books in Half

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Gaylord  – Saturday July 9, 2011 – 41West travels to Gaylord to sing at Impact.  The 41West band was smaller than usual.  We called it T-N-T this time;  Tom-Naomi-Todd.  Carpenter Tom Johnston of Harvey brought his extreme cymbals and played a super set on the drums.  Singer Song Writer Naomi Noordyk of Ishpeming opened with an […]

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A Trip to Scotland

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  Just a quick note of thanks to the staff here for putting up with my time away last week…but what a trip! My wife Kristi and I celebrated our upcoming 20th wedding anniversary with a week in Edinburgh, Scotland and it was WONDERFUL!  Some of you wil remember we were there in April with […]

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Kelly Pickler Packs The House at Kewadin Sault Ste Marie, Michigan

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Sault Ste Marie – July 9, 2011 – 1200 to 1400 attended the concert at Kewadin this evening. A 5 piece band backed up the brite, fresh singing of Mrs. Kellie Pickler. She and her bands travel in two deluxe jet black Provost Coaches. These are deluxe coaches, big rigs powered by large diesel pusher […]

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Mackinac City Bustles with People from around the World

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Mackinac island – Saturday July 9, 2011 – Since 1634, Millions of people have visited the historic city of Mackinac. Today hundreds are in town and they’re hopping the boat and riding the ferry to the Island. The city is packed with people from every state imaginable. I noticed license plates from numerous states and […]

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