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Marquette, Michigan  –  March 25, 2014  – The Iron Range Roll, a relay/run/bicycle event from Ishpeming to Marquette along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail is set for Saturday, June 7. All proceeds of the race will benefit the YMCA “Reach and Rise” youth mentoring program. 40 Below, Marquette County’s Young Professional Networking Group, is partnering […]

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Marquette, MI – March 25, 2014 – Merriam-Webster Recognizes “Yooper” I guess we’ve made it!  The whole world can now find “Yooper” in the dictionary.  Once considered a derogetory term, (and still considered derogetory by some)… it now is simply defined as “a heartfelt self-description of one in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, past or […]

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What is the Best Citrus Ever?  A Sumo Orange!  I’m serious, if you’ve never had one don’t even think you know better than me!  To learn more about Sumo’s Check this site out. When Cori and I were just in Milwaukee we stopped into a Whole Foods to grab a snack and stock up on […]

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Taylor Swift Spends More than Four Hours Visiting Pediatric Cancer Patients in Manhattan

Taylor Swift took time out of her weekend to spend more than four hours visiting pediatric cancer patients at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Video of Taylor’s visit with patient Shelby Huff has been uploaded to YouTube. She can be seen just hanging out and goofing around with Shelby before giving the […]

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin  –  Our family road trip to Rockford, Illinois took a detour to Milwaukee for a special birthday surprise.  This weekend Cori and I took our German exchange student Tobi and another exchange student friend Patricia to Rockford.  We couldn’t wait to kick ’em out of the truck and be kid free for 2 […]

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3/24/2014 Ishpeming, Michigan — Yep, Thursday, April 3rd at the Red Rock Lanes in Ishpeming; formerly the Country Lanes & Entertainment Center. It’s finally here! The $5,000 John Deere Riding Mower Giveaway Party is coming up on Thursday, April 3rd at 6:30pm at the Red Rock Lanes in Ishpeming, Michigan! Make sure you bring along […]

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Marquette, MI – March 24, 2014 – Obamacare – 4 years Later  Obamacare Turns 4 – and Like Most 4-year-olds, Obamacare has a big appetite, no sense of responsibility, makes some people happy and makes the rest wish it would just go away. To be fair, there are SOME people who are better off under […]

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Marquette, Michigan — Miranda Lambert “Automatic” is your new music add and song of the day for this Monday on 103-FXD. Miranda Lambert “Automatic” is a powerful new song from Miranda 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 official website for […]

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3/22/2014 Marquette, Michigan USA — After taking last Saturday night off on American Country Gold with Elmer Aho on 103-FXD, Elmer was back LIVE to host the show on Saturday, March 22nd on 103-FXD. Elmer was able to make up on the requests and dedications that came in last weekend and this weekend…. in a […]

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Marquette – 03/21/14 Thanks to my friend, Smokehouse Glenn, I discovered that Grobbel’s of Michigan holds an annual St. Patty’s Day Photo Contest. Prepare your favorite St. Patrick’s Day meal using Grobbel’s corned beef, send in your photo for the chance to win an IPad. Last year, I prepared a traditional corned beef dinner with […]

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