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The “Time Jumpers” are an 11 member band that plays country swing music and they’ve been called “Nashville’s best kept secret. Every Monday night the group plays at the Station Inn in Nashville. They did have a live album, “Jumpin’ Time” back in 2007, but nothing since then. And that album was nominated for two […]

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The swine show was this morning down at the Marquette County Fair in Sands Township this morning. Kids ages 9-19 got to show their 4-H pigs in showmanship and market hog while the judge watched them and critiqued their hog. Every parent and relative of the the 4-H kids appreciated this judge! Judge Alan Snedegar, […]

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Everyone here at Great Lakes Radio had a blast at our last two Texaco Country Showdowns at Lions Field in Marquette. With so many great singers the judges had a hard time choosing winners for the WKQS and WQXO showdowns. It was a great competition and very few points separated the winners and the other […]

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This past Saturday Major Discount, from Great Lakes Radio’s Shopping Show, was live on 103.3’s WFXD and Sunny 101.9’s WKQS at the Rec Depot. Todd enjoyed talking with Charlie from Nordic Tubs of Grand Rapids. He became educated on the new cover lifters that are now available to remove those heavy tub covers easily. Lonnie […]

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                    This concealed test-car was spotted in the U.P. this past weekend. Ford is known for testing their car in extreme conditions around the country and one of those conditions just happens to be in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. They test in Los Angeles, Calif. because it […]

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Rascal Flatts bass player Jay DeMarcus got engaged 9 years ago today to Allison Alderson. Now they have a brand new baby, a little girl and some big plans . “I hope that Gary (LeVox) teaches him how to sing like he does and hopefully Joe Don (Rooney) will teach him to play guitar like […]

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Who Wants a Pig?

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My younger brother and sister have been working hard to get their pigs ready for the fairs this year and now they will be bringing them down to the U.P. State Fair in Escanaba to show and sell them! Yes, it is a sad time on Sunday when they have to say goodbye to their […]

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“The Choice” is a brand new hit featuring 18 country artists that is raising money for the Soles4Souls program. The Nashville nonprofit organization raises money for people around the world who are suffering and need shoes. Proceeds from each download of the song go to buy new pairs of shoes. Artist on the track are: […]

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It has been five years since lead singer Richie McDonald left the group to pursue a solo career, but now he is back and Lonestar has a brand new hit to kick things off! Lonestar expects to have a new album out this fall, a year after Richie rejoined. They are producing their album at […]

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The Marquette County Fair is coming up this Thursday! It runs August 9th-12th and it is at the Marquette County Fairgrounds, 715 Co. Rd. 553 Sands Township. It starts at noon on Thursday and is $5.00 a person, $1 for ages 5-11. Only $1 for senior citizens on Thursday too! There is a whole line […]

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