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Real Books Slated for Extinction?

Video stores, newspapers, and magazines are all in their dying throes, soon to be regarded as quaint reminders of a century past. Are books next in line? It would appear, at least in Bexar County, Texas, that it may be the case, and sooner than you think! The nations first “all digital” library is set […]

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1/13/2014 Marquette, Michigan — Great Lakes Radio News Department — 103-FXD has been informed that Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Michigan and Bell Hospital in Ishpeming, Michigan have both implemented Hospital inpatient visitor restrictions to essential visitors only. Marquette General Hospital and Bell Hospital are asking the public to please comply with the enforced visitor […]

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The Wife Is The Neck And Officially Turns The Head

Republic  –  January 13, 2103 –  The boys and I were sitting around at the coffee shop chatting about our fearless leader.  He was having some kinda time at the recent Nelson Mandela funeral with a lady from England. They were laughing and carrying on, even taking pictures on their smart phone. This picture sequence […]

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Golden Globes or Football?

I imagine that, like me,  more folks were interested in the NFL playoff games on Sunday than the Golden Globes, but for those that watched, it was from all accounts a great show! In case you missed it, here is a list of Sunday’s winners:           Motion Picture Best Motion Picture […]

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Marquette, Michigan — Katie Armiger “Safe” is your new music add and song of the day for this Monday on 103-FXD. Katie Armiger “Safe” is a powerful new song from Katie 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 […]

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Marquette, Michigan  –  January 13, 2014  –  Thick ice hinders shipping on Lake Superior I was surprised to hear that the record low temperatures were slowing shipping on Lake Superior. I would have thought the shipping season was long over, and was surprised to hear that the Soo Locks don’t close until January 15th. I’ve […]

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1/11/2014 Marquette, Michigan USA — This month (January 2014) Elmer Aho is celebrating  a HUGE milestone: Elmer has been hosting American Country Gold for 26 years! WOW, what a major milestone! Who else in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and the World has been bringing you traditional country music for 26 years? Elmer Aho’s show […]

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1/10/2014 Marquette, Michigan — Becky is the second winner in our “Phrase That Counts” promotion with the Island Resort & Casino. Becky heard her phrase in the 5pm hour on Friday! Play along on Monday during the FXD Drive with Eric Scott in the 3pm hour for your chance to win too! It’s Dwight Yoakam […]

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Negaunee, Michigan  –  January 10, 2014  –  SIR Federal Credit Union was busy today as several SIR employees and community members rolled up their sleeves to donate blood for the Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center. Sam Barabe, who organized the event said it was a big success! Her goal was to provide the Blood Center […]

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1/10/2014 Marquette, Michigan — Kathy of Marquette is this week’s winner of Pomp’s Tire Text to win on 103-FXD! Play along all next week with Eric Scott & Lisa Ravioli in the 4pm hour for your chance to win! It’s a free oil change from Pomp’s Tire at 105 West Hampton Street in Marquette. Call […]

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