Defensive end Shilique Calhoun #89, Jermaine Edmondson #39 and Matt Macksood #86 of the Michigan State Spartans sing their fight song after their match-up against the Iowa Hawkeyes on October 5, 2013 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa. Michigan State won 26-14. (Credit: Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Michigan State Stifles Illinois In 42-3 Win

Connor Cook threw for three touchdowns and Michigan State’s defense locked down Illinois Saturday on the way to a 42-3 win.

97.1 The Ticket–10/26/2013

CHAMPAIGN, IL - OCTOBER 19: Nathan Scheelhaase #2 of the Illinois Fighting Illini drops back to pass against the Wisconsin Badgers at Memorial Stadium on October 19, 2013 in Champaign, Illinois. Wisconsin defeated Illinois 56-32. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Illinois Loses Its Defensive Identity

Illinois defensive coordinator Tim Banks says he’s never been around a team that has as much trouble creating turnovers as his Illini.

97.1 The Ticket–10/22/2013

Art by Todd Johnson

Electrical Engineer Turns Particle Physics into Art

Todd Johnson, a Michigan Tech graduate and special projects specialist at Fermilab in Batavia, Ill., is one of several scientists turning the patterns of data created by high-energy particle accelerator collisions into art.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2013

Qualite Lighting

Hillsdale’s Qualite Sports Lighting Buys Illinois Competitor

Hillsdale-based Qualite Sports Lighting Tuesday announced its acquisition of Universal Sports Lighting of Atlanta, Ill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2013

Truven Health

Truven Gets Deals For HIE, Medical Info Database

Truven Health Analytics Thursday announced two deals, one to build and implement a statewide Health Information Exchange with the Georgia Health Information Netowrk, and the other for its Micromedex Clinical Knowledge Suite from Memorial Health System, a three-hospital, 500-bed organization based in Springfield, Ill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013


Michigan Gained 14,600 Manufacturing Jobs in 2012 According to Industrial Guide

For the second year in a row, industrial employment in Michigan posted a gain according to the 2013 Michigan Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers’ News Inc. in Evanston, Ill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Plans Move Forward For Detroit-To-Wisconsin Trail

Plans are moving forward for a hiking and biking trail from Belle Isle park in Detroit to Ironwood on the Wisconsin boundary in the western Upper Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

UM's Trey Burke. (Getty Images/Andy Lyons) File.

Wolverines 71, Fighting Illini 58

Trey Burke scored a game high 26 points and the Michigan Wolverines rally in the second half to beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 71-58 Sunday afternoon.

97.1 The Ticket–02/24/2013

Glenn Robinson III #1 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a second half basket with Spike Albrecht #2 and Caris LeVert #23 in front of Da'Shonte Riley #1 of the Eastern Michigan Eaglesat Crisler Center on December 20, 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan Hosts Fighting Illini

Michigan recently hasn’t looked much like the same team that easily disposed of Illinois last month. By the same token, the Fighting Illini have turned things around and are the hottest team in the Big Ten.

97.1 The Ticket–02/24/2013

Nordic Energy

Nordic Energy To Expand Into Gas Service In Michigan

Nordic Energy Services LLC announced last week that it has been approved by the Public Utility Commission to become an alternative electric supplier to the approximate 1.6 million customers in Exelon’s PECO territory in the state of Pennsylvania.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2013