Videos, World

White Christmas

No Comments 13 December 2014

Tis the season, Dan O’Donnell at 1130 WISN in Milwaukee has stories on the history of Christmas songs. For a song that took a couple minutes to sing and became one of the most popular Christmas songs ever, who cannot like, White Christmas  According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” [...]

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Videos, World

Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

No Comments 13 December 2014

Tis the season, Dan O’Donnell at 1130 WISN in Milwaukee has stories on the history of Christmas songs. Who would of thought, a favorite song about  a reindeer is not that old and every child’s favorite.  Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer was originally a coloring book character for Montgomery Ward. [...]

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Michigan

Hancock: (Portage Health) UP Health System Visitor Restrictions Announced

No Comments 12 December 2014

The following is from the UP Health System – Portage Family Birthing Center and PortagePointe. PortagePointe HANCOCK — December 10, 2014 Due to high occurrences of illness to children in the area, the UP Health System – Portage Family Birthing Center and PortagePointe will be temporarily closed to visiting children, including siblings. Although we recognize [...]

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Videos, World

Here Comes Santa Claus

No Comments 12 December 2014

Tis the season, Dan O’Donnell at 1130 WISN in Milwaukee has stories on the history of Christmas songs. It may be hard to play second fiddle to Santa Claus but as it turned out, Gene Autry was in the right place at the right time. Here Comes Santa Claus In 1946, singing cowboy Gene Autry [...]

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Events, MDNR News

Michigan Outdoors-Woman Winter Program, Feb. 27- March 1

No Comments 12 December 2014

The following from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Register now for Upper Peninsula Becoming an Outdoors-Woman winter program, Feb. 27 to March 1 Women seeking the opportunity to improve their outdoor skills are invited to register for the 15th annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman winter program in the Upper Peninsula. The program will be held [...]

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Videos, World

Baby It’s Cold Outside

No Comments 12 December 2014

Tis the season, Dan O’Donnell at 1130 WISN in Milwaukee has stories on the history of Christmas songs. Though there are many versions of this Christmas favorite, We like the one with Dean Martin. Baby It’s Cold Outside If the lyrics to “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” sound like the back-and-forth flirtation between two people who [...]

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Videos, World

Rockin Around the Christmas Tree

No Comments 12 December 2014

Tis the season, Dan O’Donnell at 1130 WISN in Milwaukee has stories on the history of Christmas songs. Here he tells the story of one of the most famous songs in the history of Rock n Roll. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree It has been a holiday favorite for more than 50 years…and it was sung [...]

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WDNR News

Wis DNR Outdoor Report, Sleds, Hunting Updates

No Comments 12 December 2014

The following information from the Wisconsin DNR. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Report summary for December 11, 2014 Complete DNR Outdoor Report (Reports from conservation wardens, wildlife and fisheries staff and property managers from around the state) Some snowmobiles trails could open this weekend, but warm-up in forecast could cause delays Portions of northern [...]

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Videos, World

Good King Wenceslas

No Comments 12 December 2014

In this Reason for the Season, Dan O’Donnell at 1130 WISN in Milwaukee has stories on the history of Christmas songs. Here he tells you about Good King Wenceslas. King Wenceslas wasn’t just good, he was also real. Wenceslaus I became the Duke of Bohemia in 921 A.D. and was by all accounts a very [...]

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Sports

Michigan Deer Numbers Down

No Comments 02 December 2014

Early reports of the Michigan gun deer hunt looks like the numbers are down for 2014. Story from Keweenaw Report. Michigan’s 16-day firearms deer hunting season came to an end Sunday across Michigan and by most accounts, it was, as predicted, not the best of seasons for hunter success. Brent Rudolph, Deer and Elk Program [...]

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