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Marquette, Michigan – I am finally an official  H.A.M.  No, Not like a ham bone or a “Funny guy” but an Amateur Radio kind of HAM!  My call sign is KD8WVH.  If you’re interested in seeing what we are doing locally check out our local club the Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association. Last year I planned […]

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Marquette, MI – April 2, 2014 – Later Start Time Proposed – Again! Every few years, another study confirms what people already know… High schoolers tend NOT to be “Morning People”. This causes school boards across the country to reexamine the start times for their schools. If schools start later, some claim students will be […]

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How I Met Your Mother Finale Sets Series Record for Total Viewers.

Craig Thomas, the co-creator of How I Met Your Mother, defended how his hit show ended on Monday night after some viewers cried foul and spewed outrage. The CBS comedy concluded its ninth and final season with Josh Radnor‘s character, Ted, finally meeting Cristin Milioti‘s Tracy, his wife and mother to their two children. Still, […]

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Marquette, Michigan — The Band Perry “Chainsaw” is your new music add and song of the day for this Wednesday on 103-FXD. The Band Perry “Chainsaw” is a powerful new song from this group and can be heard today on 103-FXD. It’s always new music you should know on 103-FXD. Be sure to check out the […]

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Who doesn’t like a log cabin?  Now whether or not you’d like to vacation to one, live in one, or rent one is up to you, but there’s no pretending that you don’t find the log cabin to be awesome.  There’s just something about breathing in the scent of a nice piece of cedar.  It’s […]

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Girl Scouts

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Let’s be honest:  Girl Scout Cookies are, pardon my French, the bee’s knees.  Thin mints, Caramel Delights, Peanut Butter Patties, Lemonades….. excuse me whilst I go and gain ten pounds.  When I see them lining up supermarkets, hardware stores, and video rentals my mouth immediately begins to water. The thing that gets lost I think […]

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Spoiler Alert!  The U.P. gets cold in the winter.  It also gets hot in the summer.  While that is the reason many people, myself included, live here, it is also very frustrating.  How are you supposed to prep your house to retain both heat & cool?  Being that I’m not a carpenter or anything of […]

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Is there anything better than being at camp with the wood-stove going, while playing cards with some buddies?  Of course not.  Just dropping off of the grid, retreating to your own slice of life without any phones, t.v.’s, or distractions in general.  Having to put in some good old fashioned work to get your heat […]

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Redecorating the kitchen can be a pain.  Small stores don’t have enough options, but the big stores don’t want to help you as much as you need.  Don’t get me wrong, the 1950’s were a wonderful time I’m sure.  Dwight Eisenhower, Sputnik, Greasers, and what-not, but I think it’s time I left behind the decorating […]

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4/1/2014 Ishpeming, Michigan — We’ve sent out the invites for our next giveaway party at the Red Rock Lanes (formerly the Country Lanes in Ishpeming) giving you a chance to win the Lawn Mower of your dreams–you could only dream about this lawn mower until now!! Michigan Sales & Equipment along with Great Lakes Radio […]

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