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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Walmarts Evacuated After Bomb Threats


A series of automated voicemail bomb threats caused several Walmarts to be evacuated across the state Saturday evening.

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Maine Police: 6 Fires Intentionally Set Along Interstate 95


Maine State Police say they are looking for a white sedan with two men inside who may be responsible for setting six fires along a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 95 southbound from Waterville to Sidney.

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Methamphetamine Continues to be a Problem in Maine


Maine's heroin epidemic is getting much of the attention from law enforcement officials and policymakers, but methamphetamine continues to be a persistent problem.

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Maine Asking For Help Tracking Invasive, Destructive Moth


AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is asking for the public's help in locating destructive winter moth populations around the state.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Harrison Ford, Chewbacca settle feud


With a little help from Jimmy Kimmel and Adele, Harrison Ford and Chewbacca finally set aside their past differences.


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