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Thunder 107.3 Garth Brooks Dive Bar Ticket Drops

Meet Thunder 107.3 at West Michigan Dive Bars, Pubs, and Eateries and WIN your way into the SOLD OUT Garth Brooks show at Ford Field! Wednesday (2/19/2020) through Friday (2/21/2020), Thunder 107.3 will be stopping by Dive Bars, Pubs, and Eateries around West Michigan at a designated time.  The times are as follows: – Wednesday,…MORE

Going to Garth in Detroit? Info you need to know!

Garth’s stop at Ford Field in Detroit is almost here!  If you were lucky enough to score tickets to this show before it sold out, here’s some helpful info: Most importantly, Ford Field’s clear bag policy will be in effect for this show.  No big purses, backpacks, diaper bags, fanny packs, or tote bags will…MORE

Rascal Flatts Announce Farewell Tour

Rascal Flatts have announced a big summer tour, which will be their last!  After 20 years together as a band, Gary, Jay and Joe Don are hitting the road to say goodbye and thank you to the fans.  Here’s what the guys had to say: “When we started out 20 years ago, we could not…MORE

Carrie is Out as Host of CMA Awards

Carrie Underwood says she is ‘passing the torch’ of hosting duties for the CMA Awards.  Carrie hosted for the 12th straight time in November.  Read Carrie’s Instagram post making the announcement here:   View this post on Instagram   One of the highlights of 2019 and of my entire career so far was being on…MORE

Celebrating Number One… With Baby Number Two!

Dan + Shay’s tune ‘All to Myself’ hit #1 in country radio this week…and Shay Mooney and his wife Hannah are celebrating by announcing Baby #2! View this post on Instagram Celebrating a number 1 with baby number 2! Hannah and I have been dying to share the news. We thought for sure we’d be…MORE

Message In a Bottle: A 24 year trip from Lake MI to…?

It’s something I remember seeing on cartoons and movies when I was growing up.  If you put a message in a bottle and throw it in the water.. will it really wash up somewhere else someday? That exact thing has happened!  In 1995, a guy wrote a note, put it in a bottle, and tossed…MORE

Get paid $6000 a month to eat… junk food?

There’s a health food company that wants to pay you for eating junk food.  Seriously!  What’s the catch? First of all, it isn’t exactly junk food.  They’re looking for someone to eat a non-balanced ‘beige’ diet.  Stuff like chips, fries, pasta, rice, pizza, chicken, donuts, eggs, bread, and more. The peeps offering the money are…MORE

Grandparents: Spoiling Grandkids With Screen Time

As long as there have been Grandparents, they’ve always spoiled their Grandkids.  Staying up late, eating junk food, and now.. screen time! A new study by the Journal of Children and Media says when visiting grandma and grandpa, kids are spending almost HALF of their time staring at screens:  things like tablets, phones, TVs, computers,…MORE

A Unique Way to Quit Your Job

People leave jobs all the time.  Who says you can’t have some fun with it, right?  A guy named Sam quit his job in a call center by giving his boss a sympathy card.  The front of the card said “So Very Sorry For Your Loss”.  When you open the card, the man had written…MORE

Dierks Bentley Visits Hospital After Accident

Dierks Bentley was in the hospital this morning (6/25/19) after a mountain biking accident in Colorado.  The word is Dierks took a spill and broke some bones in his right hand. He shared the news in a radio interview saying that his hand was in a splint and he was waiting to find out if…MORE