is an AM Station broadcasting on 1420 kHz in Michigan City, Indiana
Michigan City's origins date to 1830, when the land for the city was first purchased by Isaac C. Elston. Elston Middle School, formerly Elston High School, located at 317 Detroit St., is named after the founder....
, and serves the northwest Indiana
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listening area. Its format is primarily news, talk and sports. The station is currently owned by Gerard Media, LLC.
WIMS has been broadcasting live from Michigan City since 1947, and most recently, is being run by Ric Federighi and his brothers of Gerard Media LLC.
Live local mornings return to the South Shore as Chicago radio personality Ric Federighi interviews newsmakers, takes local phone calls and provides area news and traffic information in-depth.
“Mornings with Ric Federighi” airs from 6 to 9am Monday through Friday and features open phone lines where callers take an active role in the show and have the opportunity to talk with some of the political and influential names in the area.
John Records Landecker and Paula Griffin air live from the Michigan City Studios from 9am to noon.
Craig Koepke sits in with either Johnny Rush, Brian Brophy, or his brother Ryan every afternoon from 3 to 6pm
The station's format involves news twice an hour; traffic four times an hour; local sports twice an hour; local calls and entertainment throughout.
The rest of the schedule consists of a wide variety of syndicated programs, including Joy Browne
Joy Browne also named Dr. Joy, is an American radio psychologist.-Early life:Browne was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and educated at Rice University in Houston, TX.-Career:...
, Jim Bohannon
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, Leslie Marshall and Montell Williams.
WIMS is an affiliate of the Grand Valley State Laker
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football radio network.