John McDonald Show

john_mcdonaldJohn McDonald is heard twice every weekend on WGAN. He has been on the air on WGAN for over 20 years. From local news to state politics to national stories that have everyone talking, John covers it all.

John is a native Mainer and a multi-faceted entertainer. John is also a Maine humorist and president of the Maine Storytellers Association. He has written several books of Maine humor and writes a syndicated weekly newspaper column found in many papers around the state.

John can be heard Saturdays and Sundays 6-10 a.m.

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Latest Headlines

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Lobsterman Found Dead


Officials say a 78-year-old lobsterman was found dead on his boat after the Coast Guard and Maine Marine Patrol responded to a runaway lobster boat in Rockland.

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Maine Moose Hunt Wrapping up Until Mid-October


Maine's state animal can soon rest easy, but only for a few days.

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FairPoint Unemployment Benefit Decision is Reversed


The chairwoman of Maine's Unemployment Insurance Commission has reversed a decision to award unemployment benefits to workers who went on strike against FairPoint Communications.

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Maine Governor Warns Residents to Keep an Eye on Weather


Maine Gov. Paul LePage is urging residents to keep an eye on the weather forecast this weekend in the event the track of Hurricane Joaquin shifts closer to the state.

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Maine Police Charge Truck Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run


Police in Maine say a Harrison man was behind the wheel of a pickup truck that struck and killed a South Paris woman over the weekend.


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