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This week, we will have TWO winners in Toramina’s Tuesday Trivia. To have a chance to win a deep dish pizza, you must know the answer to this question: What is Michigan’s state reptile? If you know, give us a call before 4pm at 906-227-8888. If you have the correct answer, you will be entered […]

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Little Big Town has made it a habit of writing hits for us on the radio. This time, they are hoping to do the same thing for TV! ABC’s new show Good Afternoon America needed a theme song, so they called in Little Big Town to get it done. The song they co-wrote is called […]

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We here in the U.P. sometimes complain about the quality of our fireworks displays. Either we don’t have the budget that our friends in the big city have, or like this year, the weather causes havoc. Well, we are not alone this time! San Diego’s fireworks display this year was shorter than any here in […]

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Independence Day weather reared an ugly head and caused the cancellation of most fireworks displays in the central U.P. Thunderstorms began hitting the area a couple hours before sunset, and the cancellations began. All except for Marquette, however. Even with lightning in the area and a mass exodus of soaked patrons, the organizers of the […]

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This weeks Toarmina’s Tuesday contest will not take place, due to the fact that our studios and office are closed on Wednesday. Don’t despair though, next week the contest will be even bigger, and I promise a REALLY easy question to make it up to you!

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With July 4th falling on a Wednesday this year, you may find it difficult to find out when your favorite activities are taking place. Well, rest assured, if it is happening here in Upper Michigan, chances are we have all the details listed on our WFXD Calendar page! Click the Calendar link on the main […]

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Boy, it’s a hot one today! The U.P. isn’t alone in feeling the heat though. Across the country, hundreds of heat records have fallen. In the past few days, 1,011 records have been broken around the country, including 251 new daily high temperature records earlier in the week, and who knows what lies in the […]

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This week’s Toarmina’s Tuesday winner is Eric Young of Marquette. Eric knew that only Alaska has more shoreline than Michigan. Be sure to tune in on Tuesday afternoons for your chance to win a great tasting deep dish pizza from Toarmina’s!  

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Here is this weeks question! Only one state has more total shoreline than Michigan. What state is it? If you know the answer, call us before 4pm at 227-8888, and if you are right, we will enter your name in the drawing for a delicious deep dish pizza from Toarmina’s in Marquette!  

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It has served the City of Ishpeming proudly for 100 years, but according to the local firefighters, it’s time has passed. During  the recent special meeting of the Ishpeming City Council, City Manager Jared Ottenwess presented evidence showing that it is time for a new fire hall. The current condition of the building is structurally […]

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