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No TV for Dierks

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Dierks Bentley will not be joining the many country music artists who appear on singing competition TV shows. Blake Shelton is a coach on “The Voice,” Keith Urban was on Australia’s “The Voice,” Jennifer Nettles was a mentor on “Duets,” Trace Adkins is taping “Great American Hero” which is an inspirational show, and John Rich […]

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Record Success for UPAWS

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The 2012 Strut Your Mutt is UPAWS Annual Charity Walk for Homeless Animals and it was held on September 8th this year. Dogs and their people go to enjoy socializing, food, contests, game, exercises and fun down at the Mattson Lower Harbor Park and help out the shelter. The community showed outstanding support for the […]

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Finland Fiddlers

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JPP, one of the leading fiddle groups of Finland will perform on Sunday, September 16th at 3 p.m., CDT, at the Crystal Theatre in Crystal Falls. JPP, short for Jarvelan pikkupelimannit or “Little Folk Musicians of Jarvela,” formed in 1982 in Kaustinen, Finland. No advanced tickets will be sold for this event. Admission at the […]

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‘The Voice’ and ‘X-Factor’ Drama

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Season 3 of “The Voice” premiered on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and the “x-Factor” had it season premiere on yesterday as well and there has been drama! Simon Cowell and Blake Shelton have been going back and forth on Twitter about “The Voice” trying to take away from the “X-Factor” by adding Wednesday to their […]

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Casey James got 3rd on the 9th season of American Idol and now he’s climbing the charts with his brand new hit, “Crying on a Suitcase.” It turns out that Casey and I share something dear at heart. He and I both donated to Locks of Love, a organization that takes hair donations and makes […]

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Benefit Horse Ride Saturday

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The 10th Annual Sally’s Ride will be held on Saturday September 15 beginning with registration at 8 a.m. at the end of County Road 581 in West Ishpeming. There will be two trails to choose from. The 12 mile ride will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the 8 mile ride will begin at 10:30 a.m. […]

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Country Music Artists Remembering 9/11

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Everyone has their story on how they remember 9/11. I was in the 6th grade, sitting in class. My teacher turned the TV on and about three other teachers came into our room. My teacher started crying and we all sat and watched the towers smoke.  At 11 years old my friends and I didn’t […]

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Lions Win!

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Well, most people here at Great Lakes Radio are Green Bay Packers fans, but there is a select few of us (about three) that are Detroit Lions fans! I only got to see the last quarter of the game Sunday and the Lions looked good, they were completing passes and moving up the field. I […]

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Hunter Hayes Performing Benefit Concert This Week

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Hunter Hayes is from Breaux Bridge, Louisiana and he is no stranger to hurricanes; this week he is headed home to perform a benefit concert. Who wrote “Storm Warning” comparing a girl to a hurricane, will be performing the concert on Friday to benefit the New Orleans Hospital. He told theboot.com it is going to […]

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St. Rita Parish Fall Festival in Trenary

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The St. Rita Parish will hold its annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the church in Trenary. There will be a turkey dinner with all the trimmings and homemade pie. St. Rita’s is right in downtown Trenary, so it is easy to find, and it is my […]

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