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Emmylou Harris to Host Woofstock

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Emmylou Harris is going to be hosting the Woofstock music festival in Nashville at the Fontanel Mansion on Saturday, August 18th. Emmylou loves dog so she was a natural choice to host the event.  Emmylour founded Bonaparte’s Retreat, which raises money to help rescue dogs from euthanization and puts them in loving homes. Woofstock is […]

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Backwoods Ballers- In the Toilet Bowl

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Well, we are 6-5 now in Marquette Mountain’s B league sand volleyball. We had our first round of tournament play this past Wednesday, it was actually a bit cooler for a change but still nice! Of course, this happened to be the only game that we were short people for. We had four girls, my […]

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Nashville’s Best Kept Secret

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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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Excellent Judge for Youth for the Swine Show at the Marquette County Fair This Morning

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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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Great Lakes Radio’s Last Two Texaco Country Showdown were Great!

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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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Saturday’s Live Broadcast with Major Discount at the Rec Depot

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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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Test-Car Spotted in the U.P.- Do You Know What it Is?

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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’ Jay DeMarcus Big Plans for Baby

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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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30,000 Pairs of Shoes for Needy Thanks to Country Artists

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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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