Saturday, June 15, 2019

Lightning Closes Library for July 18th

Heavy storms across the central Upper Peninsula Sunday night caused limited power outages in Marquette County.  There was, however, one noteworthy exception with the...

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Lions Field in Marquette Charter Township Receives a Facelift

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 [...]
Walt Lindala as Gopher

News Director and Morning Show Talent Walt Lindala Morphs Into Gopher

Marquette, MI - 07-14-11 - As evidenced in pictures taken at Great Lakes Radio Studios, Walt Lindala has in fact temporarily changed species.   Favoring...

Impact Festival in Gaylord Showcased 10 bands of Live Music and a Big Time...

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 [...]

A Trip to Scotland

  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...

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

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 [...]

Mackinac City Bustles with People from around the World

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 [...]

Praise and Worship Rang Out From The Ishpeming Armory

Ishpeming - July 8, 2011 – Adam Cares and the Big House Band was spectacular ay the Ishpeming Armory. This band flew to Marquette from South Carolina. They are pastors and leaders at a local active church on the coast. Last night about 50 people actively worshiped God under Adam’s direction and power of the [...]