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U.P. Weather is Unpredictable

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Gwinn – July 5, 2011 -You just never know about the weather in the U.P.  –   About 6pm cool & stormy weather rolled through Alger County and in Gwinn with 5 inches of instant rain.  I drove just down the road a few miles it was  sunny, warm, and humid in Negaunee. The heavy […]

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Festival of Treasures invites Black River Blades to exhibit whom uses only Recycled Steel

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Ishpeming  –  July 1, 2011  –  Record crowds attended this year and numerous families went downtown Ishpeming earlier in the day.  Dan and Debra Choszczyk of Champion had a booth on main street. They use reclaimed steel to make blades, knives, survival knives, axes, and letter openers. Nothing is manufactured with new materials just recycled […]

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Dead River Storage Basin Fire Works danced in the sky sponsored by the board of Dead Rivers Campers Inc.

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Negaunee Township – July 2, 2011 – The DeadRiverCampersInc.com board sponsored the first ever sanctioned fireworks display just south of Pride Rock near Turtle Island on Dead River Basin. $5,000 was put up by the board for a serious class of fireworks. Shouts of glee, boat horns, has, and peanut gallery yeahs filled the basin. […]

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John Milbourn has been found and is OK

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Ontonagon –  July 1, 2011 –  I was asked by my brother-in-law Scot to let you all know that his father, John Milbourn (the missing man from Ontonagon County) has been found and is ok. The family thanks you for all you have done. Thank you Todd and Walt and Great Lakes Radio. Related Posts:The […]

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Festival Of Treasures Attract Record Numbers in 2011

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Ishpeming  – July 1, 2011  – A new record of people turned out downtown Ishpeming at the Festival of Treasures. “We set a record this year,” said Charlie one of the Ishpeming Business Association board members.  “Hundreds of people came down much earlier this yea as well”.  ABC 5 & 10 reporter pointed out that […]

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The Wind Blows Strong in the U.P. but the Big Ishpeming Wind Mill Won’t Move

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Ishpeming – June 14, 2011 – The wind blows briskly across the Upper Peninsula, but the million dollar windmill sits still. Downtown Ishpeming the leaves of the maple tree rippled back and forth. The wind stirs the bushes nestled close to the big catholic church downtown.  The neighbors tree waves its branches and leaves rather […]

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BURGER & HOT DOG Sale At the Elk’s Club in Marquette Monday, July 4th

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To: Todd WFXD Radio From: Todd Dunn, Marquette, (dunnt@michigan.gov) phone 906-869-7821. Sorry for the late notice, but we wanted to get your help in publicizing a BURGER & HOT DOG sale we are doing at the Elk’s Club in Marquette Monday, July 4th! Please visit the Elks over the 4th. Related Posts:4th of July Events […]

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The Search Continues for Missing John Milbourn from Ontonagon

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Ontonagon  – June 29, 2011 – The family reports as of 11pm Wednesday evening John Milbourn of Ontonagon has NOT been found. Family members said that there was a tip called in that someone said he was seen somewhere on US 2 near Escanaba/Gladstone. This tip came in Monday.  John had asked for Directions to […]

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2011 Negaunee Miners football schedule released. Follow the Miners all season on Marquette County’s Sunny 101.9 WKQS

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The Negaunee Miners have announced their schedule for the 2011 Mid Peninsula Conference football season.  Highlights include home games against traditional powers Iron Mountain and Norway, as well as key away games against Gladstone and defending conference Champions Ishpeming. Practice begins at 10:00 AM on August 8th, with a scrimmage set for 1:00 and 3:00 PM […]

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4th of July Events Great Lakes Radio Stations Will Attend

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Great Lakes Radio stations plan to attend numerous events and parades this weekend. Here goes the schedule. #1. Festival of Treasurers, Downtown Ishpeming, a community event of sidewalk sales, and lots of events for kids, live music, & the Texaco Country Showdown at 1pm. #2. 4th of July Parade Ishpeming 10:30am #3. The Community Picnic […]

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