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Mark Chesnutt

Mark Chesnutt

Mark Chesnutt has four platinum albums, five gold records, 23 top ten singles, and 14 No. 1 hits, including Brother Jukebox, Blame it on Texas, Your Love is a Miracle and Thank God for Believers.  And now he heads to the Island Showroom for two big nights of great country music!More

Old Dominion at Resch Center

Old Dominion at Resch Center

Old Dominion – No Bad Vibes TourFeaturing: Frank Ray, Kassi Ashton, Greylan JamesFebruary 9, 2023 Resch Center Nothing says ‘I love you’  like Country Music,     And 99-5 PKR is saying Happy Valentines Day!Listen weekdays for your chance to win our prize pack including yummy chocolates, concert T-Shirts, a 99-5 PKR tailgating chair, & a copy of…More

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If you own an Amazon smart speaker, like the Echo or Echo Dot, you can listen to 99.5 PKR! First you need to enable our Skill. Here are easy ways you can do that: Say, “Alexa, enable the ninety-nine five WPKR Skill” Visit the Skills section of your Alexa Smartphone App and search for 99.5…More

WFRV Local 5

Warmer air on the way this week, a few chances for rain and snow

Warmer air on the way this week, a few chances for rain and snow

The latest northeast Wisconsin weather forecast from Storm Team 5… Tonight: A quiet period of weather will take us through the overnight hours. Skies will be partly cloudy with lows near seasonal values in the lower range of the teens. Winds will be light. Monday: Clouds will steadily increase throughout the day as a front…More

Tony Hawk to donate photo proceeds to Tyre Nichols fund

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Skateboard legend Tony Hawk says he will donate half of the proceeds of autographed photos of himself and BMX rider Rick Thorne to the memorial fund for Tyre Nichols. “My proceeds from these will go to the Tyre Nichols Memorial Fund, which includes plans to build a public skatepark in his honor;…More

Student loans: The 5 biggest winners of Biden’s new IDR plan

(NerdWallet) – Federal student loan borrowers may soon see their monthly payments cut by at least half — and potentially have their debt forgiven in as little as a decade — due to big changes the Education Department intends to make to one of its existing repayment plans. More details on the revised income-driven repayment…More

Botox gift cards, wine: What’s in the $60K Grammy bag

(NEXSTAR) – Music artists and producers are hoping to take home a golden gramophone statue Sunday night at the 65th annual Grammy Awards. But whether or not they win in any category, presenters and performers will be gifted an official Grammy gift bag worth about $60,000, according to the company that puts them together. The…More

Country News

Chris Stapleton Announces 2023 “All American Road Show” Tour

Chris Stapleton Announces 2023 “All American Road Show” Tour

Chris Stapleton has announced the “All American Road Show,” a Spring and Summer tour of North America. The “All American Road Show” 2023 tour dates kick off April 26 in El Paso, Texas, at the UTEP Don Haskins Center The tour will also feature several special guests, including Charley Crockett, Marcus King, Nikki Lane, Margo…More

Keith Urban, Tim McGraw & Nickelback Among Boots And Hearts Headliners

Keith Urban, Tim McGraw & Nickelback Among Boots And Hearts Headliners

Republic Live has unveiled a star-studded line up for the 2023 Boots and Hearts music festival. This year’s Boots and Hearts roster will feature a blend of country music with rock. Country music super stars Keith Urban and Tim McGraw and Canadian rock band Nickelback are the top headliners this year. The internationally acclaimed, multi-award-winning…More

Robert Plant, Alison Krauss Announce 2023 ‘Raising The Roof Tour’

Robert Plant, Alison Krauss Announce 2023 ‘Raising The Roof Tour’

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have announced dates for their “Raising the Roof Tour.” According to the schedule announced by the duo, the trek kicks off on April 25 with a show in Shrevport, Louisiana. After performing at several venues in the south and across the east coast, the duo will take a break in…More

Kacey Musgraves To Pay Tribute To Loretta Lynn At 2023 Grammys

Kacey Musgraves To Pay Tribute To Loretta Lynn At 2023 Grammys

Kacey Musgraves will pay tribute to the late Loretta Lynn at the 2023 Grammy Awards. The six-time Grammy Award winning country singer is set to perform “Coal Miner’s Daughter” in a tribute to three-time Grammy winner and 18-time nominee Lynn. Musgraves is one of the Grammy-winning and nominated artists set to perform in the “In…More