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Lonestar is Back With ‘The Countdown’

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It has been five years since lead singer Richie McDonald left the group to pursue a solo career, but now he is back and Lonestar has a brand new hit to kick things off! Lonestar expects to have a new album out this fall, a year after Richie rejoined. They are producing their album at […]

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The Marquette County Fair Starts in 2 Days!

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The Marquette County Fair is coming up this Thursday! It runs August 9th-12th and it is at the Marquette County Fairgrounds, 715 Co. Rd. 553 Sands Township. It starts at noon on Thursday and is $5.00 a person, $1 for ages 5-11. Only $1 for senior citizens on Thursday too! There is a whole line […]

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Football Two-A-Days Have Started

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Great Lakes Radio Covers the Ishpeming Hematites and the Negaunee Miners on WRUP and WKQS. I will be part of the sports broadcasting team for each school and I got go to talk to the coaches at their first practices today. Check out the pictures from the first day of practices for both teams!! http://wrup.com/2012/08/ishpeming-football-practices-have-started/ […]

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Who is your “Angel?”

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Jamie O’Neal’s “When I Think About Angels” was release in 2001 as her second single off of her album, “Shiver.” It reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks and number 35 on the Billboard Hot 100! Obviously it is a great song, but if you don’t know it I have the […]

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Waiting to Hear From Toby Keith on Charity Refusal Accusations

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Toby Keith is being accused of refusing to sign a guitar for the St. Jude Children’s Hospital charity after one of his concerts. Vice President of Creative Adventures, Joel Bieschke explained his side. “One of the radio station program directors got meet-and-greets and permission to get a guitar signed for St. Jude’s 2013 radio fundraiser,” […]

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Texaco County Showdown Today!!

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The events for the “Catch the Vision Community Day” at Lions Field started today at 9 a.m. with softball, but the fun will keep on rolling through the day! There is going to be a dunk tank, concessions, pony rides and an 18 ft. kid’s slide, a beer tent and of course the Great Lakes […]

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Truck Load Hot Tub Sale at the Rec Depot Tomorrow!

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Major Discount is, naturally, going to be down at the Rec Depot for their hot tub sale tomorrow where the prices will be discounted! Major D will be broadcasting live on WFXD, WKQS and WRUP for the hot tubs which start at only $2990!! He will also be giving away 4 Noah’s Ark tickets..you know […]

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Love and Theft Wrote a Song About Taylor..Who Wrote a Song About Them

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Love and Theft have not included their viral hit “Try To Make It Anway” on their second album and they are hearing about it from fans. Stephen Barker Liles said it was not the direction they wanted to go for this album. They wanted this album to be like their lives shows. There is nothing […]

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Dierks Bentley to Host ACM Honors Event

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Dierks Bentley will be hosting the 6th Annual Academy of Country Music  Honors event on September 24th at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The ACM Honors recognizes the speical honorees from the ACM Awards that did not appear on camera. This years ACM Honors are celebrating the artists from the 47th Annual ACM Awards. There are some […]

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Huge Weekend at the Alger County Fair

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It’s that time of year again…first the Alger County Fair in Chatham tomorrow, then the Marquette County Fair at the fairgrounds in Sands, August 10th, and then finally the U.P. State Fair down in Escanaba on August 13th! I will be down at the Alger County fairgrounds as much as I can and I will […]

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