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Are You Ready for Our Giveaway on Thursday?

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4/2/14 Ishpeming, MI — Make sure you have your invitation ready!  Tomorrow night is fast approaching and we’ll be at the Red Rock Lanes (formerly the Country Lanes in Ishpeming) for our first big giveaway of the year!  The party starts Thursday evening at 6:30pm – with food, music, games and door prizes provided by […]

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Why Is It That Major Winter Storms Dump Snow on Friday’s?!

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4/2/2014 Marquette, Michigan — It’s the talk of the town! This could be the biggest Winter Storm of the year on Thursday night and into Friday. Now, maybe it’s just me but it seems to be that most Winter Storms this past year have dropped snow ONLY on Friday…. and into the weekend. As I’ve […]

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I am a HAM – No not like Pork…

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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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Later High School Start Time?

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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.

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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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The Band Perry “Chainsaw” Your 103-FXD Song of the Day

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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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Hiawatha Log Homes — Keeping the “Yoo” in Yooper!

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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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Energy Pros Windows — Save Today, Conserve Tomorrow

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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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D & J Sales and Service — Putting Service Back into the Sale

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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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