Northern Michigan / UP: March 2007 Archives

Craig Russell Joins The Fox
After a two-year stint in the cornfields of IOWA, former CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40/Rhythmic KKHQ (Q-92.3)/WATERLOO morning co-host and MICHIGAN native CRAIG RUSSELL returns home on NORTHERN BROADCASTING Classic Hits WFCX & WFDX (THE FOX 92.5/94.3)/TRAVERSE CITY-PETOSKEY MI. CRAIG takes over as APD/afternooner effective immediately. PD/morning maven MARK ELLIOTT exclaimed, “I'm happy to have CRAIG back in the fold at NORTHERN BROADCASTING. Now, if we can just get him to show up for work." (Mon, 3/12)

The Fox Adds Classic AT40
NORTHERN BROADCASTING Adult Hits WFCX/WFDX (THE FOX FM)/TRAVERSE CITY adds Classic American Top 40, the replays of the original AT40 shows from the 70's to the SUNDAY afternoon lineup from noon-3p. PD MARK ELLIOT said, "We've gotten a tremendous positive response to this program, and the fact that PREMIERE gives a shout out to the #1 CASEY fan in AMERICA, PETE BATTISTINI, at the end of every show is great." (Tue, 3/13)


Ironwood Daily Globe:

U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development Director for Michigan Gene DeRossett announced a $71,642 grant for a weather radio transmitter in Gogebic County. The transmitter will extend the coverage of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Weather Radio All Hazards early warning system... Grant issued for building new weather radio transmitter in Gogebic County (Wed, 3/14)


Escanaba Daily Press:

The first paycheck that Josh Bergeon, 24, received at his new job is framed and hanging on the wall of his bedroom. Unremarkable, you say? Not when you consider that almost six years ago his parents, Randy and Betty Bergeon, were told that their severely brain-injured son would probably never recover from the car accident that almost killed him a month after his Gladstone High School graduation in 2001. A year later, the teen’s prognosis wasn’t much better when his parents were informed by experts he would never come out of the coma that kept him in its grip... Unexpected wordsmith (Sat, 3/24)







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