• Reynolds Communications is acquiring Northern Star's 8 northern Michigan radio stations including the Classic Rock 'The Bear' combo of 98.1 WGFN Glen Arbor / 93.9 WAVC Mio / 94.5 WLJZ Mackinaw City / 107.1 WCKC Cadillac, Country 'Big Country' WMKC 102.9 Indian River, Rock combo 'Real Rock' 95.5 WJZJ Glen Arbor / 105.1 WGFM 105.1 Cheboygan, and Classic Country WCBY AM 1240 Cheboygan pending FCC approval and closing. Sale price is $1.8 million plus the proceeds from the previously announced sale of WIHC FM 97.9 Newberry.
• Radioactive, LLC Classic Hits WUPT FM 100.3 Gwinn/Marquette was granted its license to cover for a power increase from 66,000 watts @ 456 feet to 100,000 watts @ 512 feet.
• Analog low power TV station W18BT Ch. 18 Alpena has applied for Remain Silent Authority so it can install digital equipment.