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October 3rd, 2011 – The week of October 9th is a big one for Martina McBride.  She will celebrate several first for her career.  She will do so with celebrating October– Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On October 14th she will perform the first ever private concert at the Empire State building in New York City.  […]

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One Man, One Microphone and Two Turntables — American Country Gold With Elmer Aho — Saturday, October 1, 2011

Kicking off October with Classic Country! What did you request tonight? Listen to tonight’s American Country Gold show HERE Marquette, Michigan — Trap Rock Valley, Suomi Location, Big Bay, Flat Rock, Downtown Seney, Rapid River….and the suburbs as well! What do these fine towns have in common!? They all have fine folks just like you […]

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Side Line Photo Off Smart Phone to sports@wrup.com

Ishpmeing – Thanks to Mattie Nylund for being on the sidelines, snapping this photo, and sending it right into the radio station at sports@wrup.com.  WFXD The Country Extreme also accepts your sports photos of any team or sports to be a feature on wfxd.com.  Simply click a picture on your smart phones & send your […]

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Marquette, MI – 09/30/2011 – As I mentioned in a previous post, strong northerly winds make for magnificent sites on Lake Superior. Daybreak came and the wind storm that tore through the U.P. overnight was still producing fairly strong winds. I trekked down to Presque Isle to snap photos of the violent seas of Lake […]

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Pioneer Square Loses Its Face Brick at 7pm Thursday Evening During Revelations on Revelation

Ishpeming – September 29, 2011- The storm raged downtown Ishpeming as Pastor Paddy Palomaki was teaching with passion on the 4th chapter of Revelation. 20 wide eyed students of the Bible gathered with Paddy and his wife Gale at their home, while Gale type winds rushed downtown. Nevertheless, Pastor Paddy was going 60 miles an […]

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Deer Lake Road Is Closed And Impassable For Hours Last Night

Marquette – Hurricane Toivo storms through the Upper Peninsula Thursday evening. Hundreds of trees are downed. Power is out for thousands. www.markandwalt.com were all over the outages and they posted them for review. The stations phone rang off the hook this morning with numerous listeners calling thanking us for covering the news as it happened. […]

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Marquette, MI – 09/30/2011 – When northerly winds hit 60mph, yoopers know Lake Superior is going to put on a show. Northern Michigan residents lined the shoreline at Picnic Rocks in Marquette with car brights pointed out to sea. Limited visibility couldn’t disguise the white caps of enormous, slow-moving waves from reflective car lights. Water […]

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Storm Rages Thru Upper Peninsula

Negaunee – Fierce winds and gales of rain force trees down and kills power to thousands, and make roads impassible tonight. My windbshield wipers are struggling to keep up. I am traveling 25mph. Limbs and trees lay across Deer Lake road and passage home tonight is not an option. Uppco is out struggling in the […]

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09/29/2011 – Trace Adkins will play a character literally titled “The Truck Driver” and will transport souls to hell in the film The Healer. The movie is currently being filmed in North Carolina and is set to hit theaters next year.   Trace has already acted as the leader of a motorcycle gang in The […]

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Rascal Flatts Accept Invitation to Join the Grand Ole Opry CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RASCAL FLATTS TALK ABOUT THEIR INVITATION TO JOIN THE GRAND OLD OPRY Rascal Flatts has been invited to join the Grand Ole Opry. Vince Gill made a surprise appearance during the group’s Opry appearance Tuesday night. They accepted with tears […]

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