Delivering the latest and most up-to-the minute information and entertainment for four solid hours every weekday morning from 5 to 9!
Every morning we do traffic and weather, together on the ones, every 10 minutes to keep you informed of the morning commute and weather that you will encounter before leaving the house.
Sports reports all morning long, at: 15 and: 45 past the hour.
The Wall Street Journal report at: 25 and: 55 past the hour keeps you informed of the latest movement in the financial markets.
We check the headlines twice an hour with full news casts at the beginning of the hour and at: 30 past the hour.
Wake Up with WOOD all week long with West Michigan's Morning News!
Born in Detroit and began my career in 1966 in the mailroom at CKLW, a 50 thousand watt flamethrower that cranked out the top 40 hits of the day. After a number of stops around the country, I landed at WOOD in 1981 and started hosting the morning show in "89".
I did spend a couple of years in the U.P early in my career and that's where I met my wife Laurie. She's a Respiratory Therapist. We have 2 sons, Michael and Patrick along with 2 grandkid's, Alison and Kyle and a spoiled dog (rat and jack) named Calvin.
When not working we enjoy eating out with friends, good wine and travel to anyplace that's warm,especially in the winter
WOOD is one of America's great radio stations ...even though my day starts at 3am... it's still a blast after all these years to come to work.
If you're listening Monday through Friday to West Michigan's Morning News, you'll learn more about me that you ever wanted to know!
An Oklahoma woman got a $2,500 ticket for public urination Sunday, on behalf of her not-yet-potty-trained son. A police officer happened to be sitting in his cruiser near Ashley Warden's home when her toddler son Dillan pulled down his pants and peed in the front yard, the Oklahoman reports. The officer immediately got out and wrote the ticket. "We were like, 'He's 3 years old,'" Warden says. "He said it didn't matter."
An enraged Warden ripped up the ticket, then thought better of it and taped it back together. But she says she's filing a complaint with the town's police department. The police chief, meanwhile, says the incident could have been handled better.