Hey, I’m Jess and I get to wake up with you on weekday mornings from 6-10 a.m. on WKFR! Throughout my career, my radio stops have included Detroit and Augusta, GA, but I was born and raised in West Michigan. To be on the airwaves here to start the day with you is such a privilege! Thank you for making WKFR your radio ‘home’ and for waking up with ‘Dana and Jess in the Morning!’
Michigan Could Receive a Wintry Surprise For Thanksgiving
We generally hope for snow on Christmas in Michigan, but we could see the flakes flying ahead of the winter holiday. With colder temps becoming the norm in the forecast soon, it's just a matter of time before we go from fall colors to a wintry white landscape here in the Great Lakes state. And we could see some of that winter wonderland join the feast on Thanksgiving.
National Fast Food Day: Most Iconic Michigan Fast Food Mascots
National Fast Food Day might have you thinking of your favorite food choices from your favorite fast food restaurant. Burgers, pizza, french fries, soda, and shakes. And many of our favorite fast-food franchises have iconic, memorable mascots that are just as part of the brand as its food and drinks. Which got us thinking of the most iconic fast food mascots right here in Michigan.
Michigan’s Top Picks: 6 Cities Voted the Best Places to Call Home
It's no surprise that many cities in the Great Lakes State are considered some of the best places to live in the U.S. Whether you're looking for a lively college town, a cultural hub, or a peaceful lakeside retreat, Michigan is an amazing place to call home. And these 6 cities were recently named as the best cities to live in the state.
Here Are The Best Michigan Drive-Through Christmas Light Displays
There's no better way to get into the holiday spirit and make some great memories than by taking a drive to enjoy Christmas light displays in Michigan. And thankfully there are plenty to visit in the state. Drive through these incredible light displays all while staying warm and snug in your vehicle.
Beware Of New ‘Secret Santa’ Scam Preying On Michigan Residents
The holidays are all about giving, but for some it's all about preying on those givers to get their money. And now Michigan residents are being warned of a new twist on an old scam this holiday season. One using the popular 'Secret Santa' gift exchange is now targeting people online.
Wow! Thanksgiving Turkeys on Sale at Meijer for 1930’s Prices
The main staple on your Thanksgiving table may cost you less than your side of cranberry sauce this year. While the price of turkey may be going up at other places this year, Meijer is helping families in a unique way. By dropping prices on their turkeys just in time for Thanksgiving.
Explore Christmas Magic with these Walk Through Holiday Lights in Michigan
It's the most wonderful time of the year to enjoy holiday lights throughout Michigan. And a great way to get the family together between now and Christmas is to take in the magic of the season with a walk through light show. Right now is the perfect time to plan a trip and get your tickets at one of several walk through displays in the Great Lakes state.
Michigan Drivers, Remove This From Your Steering Wheel Now
There are so many ways to make your car uniquely yours these days. From custom floor mats, seat covers, and dashboard covers. But, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says there is one custom fixture Michigan drivers should remove now from your steering wheel.
Dining Desires: The 10 Most-Wanted Restaurants in the Kalamazoo Area
While there is no shortage of amazing restaurants in the Kalamazoo area, there are restaurants we feel like we're missing out on. Either they're in different cities in Michigan, or they're in a different state entirely that's not within a reasonable drive. So which restaurants do we want to see in the Kalamazoo area immediately?
Michigan Schools Could Offer Gun Safety Training Soon
A new bill introduced could allow students at Michigan schools the opportunity to earn credit through gun safety courses. If the bill is passed into law, firearms safety courses could be available to students in grades 6-12th. But, what exactly will the courses teach students and how will they earn credit?