ALAS POOR HORTON’S, I KNEW YE WELL!

ONE DEAD MORNING SHOW SOLDIER!

ONE DEAD MORNING SHOW SOLDIER!

A sad day today on Mark & Walt in the Morning.  While it may not be earth-shattering Marquette County news, it is a big deal to us.  This morning marked the unfortunate demise of the the second of three pounds of Tim Horton’s 100-percent Aribica Whole Bean Coffee.  We started with three pounds, and now there’s only ONE POUND LEFT!!  For Mark and myself, this is cutting our supply dangerously low.  This could leave  a couple of  coffee addicts like Mark & me in VERY dire straits!!  I guess I’ll just have to invoke my Finnishness an adopt the attitude of , “OK we’ll just have to get some more when we can when it becomes available!”  AHHHH, the stoic and accepting side of Finnish coffee etiquette!  More Tim Horton’s adventures to follow, I’m sure!

PATRIOTISM, HONOR AND HEALING ON DISPLAY IN MARQUETTE COUNTY.

THE EXCHANGE CLUB'S STACI LIKE.

THE EXCHANGE CLUB'S STACI LIKE.

We’d like to thank Staci Like with the Marquette Exchange Club for stopping in at the Sunny Studios this morning to talk about the Healing Field being constructed later tonight in Marquette at the Mattson Lower Park.  The group is setting up 168 flags in Mattson Park inconjunction with the “Peace Officer Memorial Day” in  honor of the U.P.’s brave men and women who have lost their lives protecting and serving the public.  You can listen to Staci’s complete interview by clicking “HERE“, and find out more about the Exchange Club by clicking “HERE.”

CHRYSLER & GM DEALER DEATH WATCH.

KA-FREAKIN'-BOOM!!!

KA-FREAKIN'-BOOM!!!

One of the more interesting things going on here around the ol’ radio ranch today is the waiting for the lists to be released of the closing dealerships  by Chrysler and GM.  While I understand the concepts behind the closures, I am wondering if they will have the intended effect.  The general attitude being reported by the major media is that urban markets that are congested and saturated by multiple dealerships will be trimmed down to one per market.  But I wonder how smaller, rural markets such as ours will end up being serviced.  We’re not a saturated market by any means, but the competition between the three prominent GM-based dealers in Marquette and Negaunee has been good for the consumer.  The question is…will that remain the same, or will we, as consumers, be left out in the cold?  I’m sure we’ll have more tomorrow as the lists develop.

THE DAY ROLLS ON AND SO DO WE!

Well, be sure to keep listening to Mark & Walt in the Morning from 6 to 9am on Sunny 101.9, WKQS-FM and following up here on the blog.  We’ll catch you all tomorrow!

-Walt