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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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This week’s Toarmina’s Tuesday question is a pretty easy one for any REAL Yooper! How long, to the nearest mile, is the Mackinac Bridge? See, I told ya it was easy! If you know the answer, give us a call at 227-8888 before 4pm, and you will have a chance to win some of the […]

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Hunters will have a little more territory to hunt for antlerless deer this fall as the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) opened a few more deer management units (DMUs) in the Upper Peninsula and Northern Lower Peninsula at its regular monthly meeting Thursday in Lansing. Newly opened DMUs reflect increased deer populations in those areas, explained […]

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The National Weather Service has confirmed that a rare tornado touched down last week here in the Upper Peninsula. The weather service estimated the tornado traveled as far as eight miles and was as wide as 200 feet, with wind speeds of up to 95 mph. The weather service surveyed the area for damage, which […]

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How would you like to have a chat with Jana Kramer? That would be pretty cool, eh? Well, it’s not as far fetched as you think! Enter this contest from Country Weekly, and you just might get the chance!  

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