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Bonnaroo 2016 Lineup Announced!

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Manchester, Tennessee – January 20th, 2016 – It’s finally been announced, and the summer music festival season is sure to be an incredible experience! The Bonnaroo Music Festival in Tennessee has just announced it’s 2016 lineup, and it’s filled with the latest hot acts! There are tons of amazing artists attending this year’s festival, and […]

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Cindy K. Bertucci of NAMI of Alger and Marquette Counties Discusses Mental Illness Stigma

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Marquette, MI – January 20, 2016 – New local President of NAMI, Cindy K. Bertucci, was interviewed this last Saturday on Sunny 101.9 on the 8th Day radio show.  She discussed NAMI’s  mission to provide help and support to both those suffering with mental illness and family and friends of those with mental illness. Ms. […]

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It’s National Cheese Lovers Day!

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Marquette, MI – January 20th, 2016 – Cheese comes in many, many forms, and I love them all! Everyday is cheese lovers day for me, but today happens to be National Cheese Lovers Day! As a transplanted Yooper, I left the flatlands of Wisconsin to come to the beauty of the Upper Peninsula in 2005 […]

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Three Upper Peninsula Counties Awarded MVAA Grants To Add Staff and Improve Technology

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Marquette, MI – January 19, 2016 – At county veterans service offices, veterans and their families can file for federal benefits with accredited benefits counselors, learn about state and local resources and much more. Now, through the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency’s County Incentive Grant program, veterans in 19 counties throughout the state will find it […]

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Interview: “Repeal and Replace”? No Thanks! Says G. Keith Smith, M.D.

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Marquette, Michigan – January 18th – G. Keith Smith, M.D. joined Todd Paz on the 8th Day on Sunny 101.9 this last Saturday to talk about how Repeal and Replace of Obamacare should be just repeal. Period. Doctor Smith, board certified anesthesiologist, co-founder of The Surgery Center of Oklahoma and co-founder of The Free Market […]

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Jo Wittler Interview – The Marquette Regional History Center Presentation: Toys in Yooperland

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Marquette, MI – January 16, 2016 – The Marquette Regional History Center presents the Special Exhibit:Toys in Yooperland Jo Wittler’s interview on the 8th Day on January 9th covered the special exhibit in depth, including Iron Money, Early Editions of the Game Monopoly, and the rise of the Middle Class giving rise to the toy […]

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8th Day Interview with Pam Bahrman – UP Special Olympics Winter Games 2016 – mp3

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Marquette, MI – January 15-16, 2016 – During our interview on the 8th Day radio show, Pam Bahrman discussed the Friday and Saturday U.P. Special Olympics and the mission and history of Special Olympics in Area 36, which serves 165 athletes in Marquette, Alger, Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw Counties. Special Olympics of Michigan Website at Special […]

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8th Day Interview: First Annual “Yooper Uke Week” Next Week

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Marquette, Michigan – Saturday, January 9, 2016 –What better way to warm up in the middle of an Upper Peninsula winter than playing the ukulele? The first annual “Yooper Uke Week”, presented by the Hiawatha Music Co-op will feature a concert with Ben Hassenger, “Michigan’s Ambassador of the Ukulele”, on Wednesday night at the Ore […]

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The Grinch Tried to Steal Sunny.FM!

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Marquette, MI –  December 8, 2015  –  Being a DJ isn’t always an easy job. While everyone was getting ready for Santa to come to the Marquette Township Tree Lighting and light up the big, 33-foot Christmas tree, I had to fend off the Grinch when he tried to steal Sunny.FM! Luckily Santa wasn’t far […]

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My New Plug-In Electric Chevy S10 is a Success!

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Marquette, MI  – December 7th, 2015  –  I’ve been driving my little, fully converted, plug-in electric Chevy S10 around Marquette for almost 3 months now. So, with a little first-hand experience under my belt, I talked with Todd Paz on The 8th Day about how I ended up with an electric car. We even called […]

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