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Daniel Smith Golf Memorial On For August 27th
08/26/2021
Daniel Smith Golf Memorial On For August 27th

Daniel Smith Golf Memorial On For August 27th

  The 2021 ‘Daniel Smith Memorial’ will tee off Friday morning 10 am at Calderone Farms. Daniel’s story has been well documented after suffering an injury, he would turn to opioids which led to He**in addiction. After

JA Grand Prix Set For Friday August 27th
08/26/2021
JA Grand Prix Set For Friday August 27th

JA Grand Prix Set For Friday August 27th

  The Junior Achievement Grand Prix has moved downtown and the first heat should start around 5:30 pm on Friday according to Connie Poisson…   The is a key fundraiser for JA…   The two championship races

Lean Rocket Lab Launches Program To Assist Local Businesses
08/26/2021
Lean Rocket Lab Launches Program To Assist Local Businesses

Lean Rocket Lab Launches Program To Assist Local Businesses

  The Lean Rocket Lab is rolling out a program to help local business called ‘Tech-A-Fi Main Street’. CEO Marken explains…   The lab is open 24/7 for members…   Phone- 395-4151 Address- 133 W. Michigan Ave

High School Football Returns To 970 WKHM/K105.3
08/26/2021
High School Football Returns To 970 WKHM/K105.3

High School Football Returns To 970 WKHM/K105.3

  High School Football is back and it is a double header. 970 WKHM will have live coverage from New Lothrop at Lumen Christi, meanwhile on K105.3 we have live coverage from Columbia Central hosting Napoleon  

This Saturday at 11am on Harvesting Jackson's Best, Harvest Solar is joined by special guest Ogma Brewing Co. ! Tune in ...
08/26/2021

This Saturday at 11am on Harvesting Jackson's Best, Harvest Solar is joined by special guest Ogma Brewing Co. ! Tune in at 970AM, 101.5FM, or streaming live online at WKHM.com - 11am Saturday, August 28th! 📻 🍺 ☀️

This Saturday at 11am on Harvesting Jackson's Best, Harvest Solar is joined by special guest Ogma Brewing Co. ! Tune in at 970AM, 101.5FM, or streaming live online at WKHM.com - 11am Saturday, August 28th! 📻 🍺 ☀️

🏈  High School Football kicks off tonight on WKHM with Steve Boyle and Brian Haynes! Tune in at 7pm for LIVE coverage as...
08/26/2021
WKHM High School Football Coverage

🏈 High School Football kicks off tonight on WKHM with Steve Boyle and Brian Haynes! Tune in at 7pm for LIVE coverage as Lumen Christi Catholic School takes on New Lothrop. 🏈 See our full schedule of coverage at the link below.

Tune in to WKHM – Jackson’s NewsTalk 970AM / 101.5FM or live on WKHM.com for the following local high school football games! For additional game coverage see High School Football on K105.3. 8/26 – NEW LOTHROP @

American 1 Car Sale Returns To Westwood Mall
08/24/2021
American 1 Car Sale Returns To Westwood Mall

American 1 Car Sale Returns To Westwood Mall

  The American 1 summer car sale is back and starts today at the Westwood Mall. 300 vehicles will be on site. Janelle Merritt from American 1…   Hours are expanded, and a pre-approval can save time…

The Apron Restaurant & Spirits Open For Business
08/24/2021
The Apron Restaurant & Spirits Open For Business

The Apron Restaurant & Spirits Open For Business

  Kyle Patton is the GM at The Apron Restaurant & Spirits at the airport. He talks what food items to try and when to come to see planes land and take off…   The Apron Restaurant

Triple Homicide Suspect Arrested In Grand Rapids
08/24/2021
Triple Homicide Suspect Arrested In Grand Rapids

Triple Homicide Suspect Arrested In Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI- A suspect in a triple homicide that occurred over the weekend in Grass Lake has been arrested. Zacharie Scott Borton, 43, was arrested without incident after police executed a search warrant of a home in

Steve Shotwell On New Deputy Health Officer
08/23/2021
Steve Shotwell On New Deputy Health Officer

Steve Shotwell On New Deputy Health Officer

  Kristin Pluta has been hired as the Deputy Health Officer for Jackson County with the goal of having her take over as the permanent Health Officer. ACC to Chair Steve Shotwell…   The county commission is

JPS Superintendent Beal On Mask Policy, Upcoming School Year
08/23/2021
JPS Superintendent Beal On Mask Policy, Upcoming School Year

JPS Superintendent Beal On Mask Policy, Upcoming School Year

  JPS getting the final touches ready for the 2021-2022 school year. Superintendent Jeff Beal said the district will be mask optional…   The new swimming pool will accommodate the first practice sessions this week. The new

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Victim Identified
08/23/2021
Fatal Motorcycle Accident Victim Identified

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Victim Identified

JACKSON, MI- The Jackson Police Department responded to a single motorcycle accident at approximately 12:22 am on Saturday, August 21st, 2021 at the intersection of E. Morrell Street and S. Elm Ave. The motorcycle continued through the

Grass Lake Homicide Victims Identified, Person Of Interest Name Released
08/23/2021
Grass Lake Homicide Victims Identified, Person Of Interest Name Released

Grass Lake Homicide Victims Identified, Person Of Interest Name Released

Grass Lake, MI- The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a triple homicide that occurred in the Grass Lake area.   80 year old Delmar Fraley, 70 year old Edward Cancellor, and 70 year old Michael Paulie

🚨 TOMORROW! 🚨 Enjoy The Apron's new outdoor patio to watch planes land and take off while you check out classic cars & m...
08/20/2021

🚨 TOMORROW! 🚨 Enjoy The Apron's new outdoor patio to watch planes land and take off while you check out classic cars & motorcycles too... enjoy some awesome food and great entertainment! 🚗 ✈️ 🏍 🎶 🥘

This Saturday, August 21st fom 11am to 10pm

No registry for cars & bikes to participate!

(formerly the Airport restaurant)

🚨 TOMORROW! 🚨 Enjoy The Apron's new outdoor patio to watch planes land and take off while you check out classic cars & motorcycles too... enjoy some awesome food and great entertainment! 🚗 ✈️ 🏍 🎶 🥘

This Saturday, August 21st fom 11am to 10pm

No registry for cars & bikes to participate!

(formerly the Airport restaurant)

08/20/2021

What is your favorite lake activity? 🏊‍♀️ Listener Terry Calkins sent us this pic from Vandercook Lake 🤩 🌅 love it!

✅ make sure to vote for your favorite lake to go kayaking at WKHM.com/lakedays before voting closes!!

Check out our sister station down the hall, Jackson's Fox Sports 101.9 FM 5-6pm weekdays if you enjoy local sports discu...
08/20/2021
Talkback Jackson Sports on Fox Sports 101.9 FM

Check out our sister station down the hall, Jackson's Fox Sports 101.9 FM 5-6pm weekdays if you enjoy local sports discussion!

Jackson, Mich. – A recognizable voice has recently returned to the Jackson, Mich. airwaves, and will be adding a live, local sports talk show to his resume. Marc Daly, who officially started his second stint with Jackson-based

Don't forget, this Saturday is The Apron's first annual Planes, Cars & Bike Show!! Drive in & fly in. Featuring five ban...
08/20/2021

Don't forget, this Saturday is The Apron's first annual Planes, Cars & Bike Show!! Drive in & fly in. Featuring five bands throughout the day, food trucks, and more! All cars, planes and motorcycles are welcome.

Don't forget, this Saturday is The Apron's first annual Planes, Cars & Bike Show!! Drive in & fly in. Featuring five bands throughout the day, food trucks, and more! All cars, planes and motorcycles are welcome.

Enjoy The Apron's new outdoor patio to watch planes land and take off while you check out classic cars & motorcycles too...
08/19/2021

Enjoy The Apron's new outdoor patio to watch planes land and take off while you check out classic cars & motorcycles too... enjoy some awesome food and great entertainment!

This Saturday, August 21st fom 11am to 10pm

No registry for cars & bikes to participate!

(formerly the Airport restaurant)

Enjoy The Apron's new outdoor patio to watch planes land and take off while you check out classic cars & motorcycles too... enjoy some awesome food and great entertainment!

This Saturday, August 21st fom 11am to 10pm

No registry for cars & bikes to participate!

(formerly the Airport restaurant)

MIS President Rick Brenner On Race Weekend Camping
08/19/2021
MIS President Rick Brenner On Race Weekend Camping

MIS President Rick Brenner On Race Weekend Camping

  Race Weekend at MIS is always a great camping weekend, according to track president Rick Brenner… Sorry, this content is available only to the members of the VIP Club Please enter your VIP Club email address

Allegra Marketing, Print, And Mail Owner Amy Lienhard
08/19/2021
Allegra Marketing, Print, And Mail Owner Amy Lienhard

Allegra Marketing, Print, And Mail Owner Amy Lienhard

  Amy Lienhard who owns Allegra Marketing, Print, and Mail on South West Ave has remained quite busy during this past challenging year…   Amy said “It’s all about digital”…     Allegra is located next to

Marc Daly To Host New Talkback Jackson Sports Show
08/19/2021
Marc Daly To Host New Talkback Jackson Sports Show

Marc Daly To Host New Talkback Jackson Sports Show

  After several years away from WKHM, Marc Daly is back on the air starting Monday, August 23rd with a new show called ‘Talkback Jackson Sports’ on Fox Sports 101.9 FM…   One major sponsor is Knutson’s

This Saturday Is The Apron Restaurant & Spirits  First Annual Fly-in and Drive-In!Classic Cars 🚘  Planes ✈️  and Motorcy...
08/19/2021

This Saturday Is The Apron Restaurant & Spirits First Annual Fly-in and Drive-In!
Classic Cars 🚘 Planes ✈️ and Motorcycles 🏍
🎶 With Music From: Stevie Lee and The Slow Hustle, Dude and the Flan Man, Phil Tolliver, Jamie Vic and Zoe, and Brian Tucker

This Saturday Is The Apron Restaurant & Spirits First Annual Fly-in and Drive-In!
Classic Cars 🚘 Planes ✈️ and Motorcycles 🏍
🎶 With Music From: Stevie Lee and The Slow Hustle, Dude and the Flan Man, Phil Tolliver, Jamie Vic and Zoe, and Brian Tucker

The Jackson YMCA is issuing requests for contractors to bid on various aspects of the new facility build. Final bid docu...
08/19/2021
Jackson YMCA to open contractor bids for new facility

The Jackson YMCA is issuing requests for contractors to bid on various aspects of the new facility build. Final bid documents will be published Thursday, Aug. 26, with bids due Thursday, Sept. 23.

JACKSON, Mich., August 19, 2021 – The Jackson YMCA is issuing requests for contractors to bid on various aspects of the new facility build. Final bid documents will be published Thursday, Aug. 26, with bids due Thursday,

The Deputy Chief is second in command of the police department and steps in for the Chief of Police in their absence. Th...
08/19/2021
City of Jackson welcomes Sergio Garcia as new deputy Chief of Police

The Deputy Chief is second in command of the police department and steps in for the Chief of Police in their absence. They assist in the overall direction and supervision of police activities. Garcia officially started working as Deputy Chief on Aug. 7, 2021. His promotion is likely to cause movement in the police ranks and the need for promotions in the coming months.

From the City of Jackson, Michigan: After rising the ranks of the Jackson Police Department over the past 24 years, Sergio Garcia is ready to be the department’s second in command. Garcia was recently promoted to the

MIS President Rick Brenner On Upcoming Race Weekend
08/18/2021
MIS President Rick Brenner On Upcoming Race Weekend

MIS President Rick Brenner On Upcoming Race Weekend

  The Henry Ford System 200 Friday evening kicks off the MIS weekend in the Irish Hills. MIS President Rick Brenner…   The Saturday post race show will feature Tim Duggar. Per Nascar, masks are required for

Mayor Dobies On $1.5 Million Federal Dollars For Gun Violence Prevention
08/18/2021
Mayor Dobies On 1.5 Million Federal Dollars For Gun Violence Prevention

Mayor Dobies On $1.5 Million Federal Dollars For Gun Violence Prevention

  Tuesday night, Jackson City Council passed in Unanimous fashion. $1.5 million in federal to program called ‘Group Violence Intervention’. A program designed to produce gun violence in the city…   Council also approved a responsible contractor

Another 5-star review for Automotive Perfection!
08/18/2021

Another 5-star review for Automotive Perfection!

New 5.0-star Review: "Good experience. Kept me up to date throughout entire process, didn't hard upsell anything..CimZZ,.YQwAz{color:#3c4043;white-space:nowrap}.h5vETc{font-family:Roboto,Helvetica Neue,Arial,sans-serif;color:#70757a}Service: General repairs & maintenance"

Red Shield Fundraiser Set For Thursday Evening
08/17/2021
Red Shield Fundraiser Set For Thursday Evening

Red Shield Fundraiser Set For Thursday Evening

  The Red Shield Salvation Army fundraising dinner is this Thursday evening at the Ganton’s on Lime Lake. Money raised will go towards completion refurbishing of their kids area, according to Salvation Army supporter Bill Blakemore…  

Recruit Specialized Staffing Owner Joe Brandeberry
08/17/2021
Recruit Specialized Staffing Owner Joe Brandeberry

Recruit Specialized Staffing Owner Joe Brandeberry

  Recruit Specialized Staffing works with employers and employees to help create good employment situations. Owner Joe Brandeberry has been in the business for many years, and he has worked in every conceivable market condition…   1030

East Jackson Principal Joel Cook
08/16/2021
East Jackson Principal Joel Cook

East Jackson Principal Joel Cook

  East Jackson principal Joel Cook was live on WKHM recently. We asked him this… Sorry, this content is available only to the members of the VIP Club Please enter your VIP Club email address Register for

Kimball Camp In Need Of Volunteers For Storm Cleanup
08/16/2021
Kimball Camp In Need Of Volunteers For Storm Cleanup

Kimball Camp In Need Of Volunteers For Storm Cleanup

  Kimball Camp, YMCA on Berlin Road near Reading suffered tremendous storm damage last Thursday. Over 1,000 trees fell on the property, including some on buildings. They are in need of volunteers and equipment as cleanup begins.

Mayor Dobies On Having Patience With Hayes Hotel
08/16/2021
Mayor Dobies On Having Patience With Hayes Hotel

Mayor Dobies On Having Patience With Hayes Hotel

  City fathers will pitch The Hayes Hotel this week to a group of developers, Mayor Dobies said they have been patient. Not taking certain proposals seriously, like Ghost hunting… Sorry, this content is available only to

MSU Golfer Wins US Amateur Championship
08/16/2021
MSU Golfer Wins US Amateur Championship

MSU Golfer Wins US Amateur Championship

  Michigan State senior James Piot became the first man from Michigan to win Golf’s biggest amateur prize as the Canton native captured the amateur golf championship at Oakmont in Pennsylvania. Piot trailed by 3 strokes with

We appreciate the MAB - Michigan Association of Broadcasters sharing the great news about the talented team at MMG! http...
08/13/2021
Marc Daly Returns to Jackson radio with McKibbin Media Group; Lewis Promoted | MichMAB

We appreciate the MAB - Michigan Association of Broadcasters sharing the great news about the talented team at MMG! https://michmab.com/marc-daly-returns-to-jackson-radio-with-mckibbin-media-group-lewis-promoted/

A recognizable voice is returning to the Jackson, Mich. airwaves as McKibbin Media Group (MMG) announced the hiring of veteran on-air personality Marc Daly. Daly, who officially started his second stint with Jackson-based MMG on July 26, will serve as an on-air personality and marketing/sales specia...

Carter Mazur Talks Being Drafted By The Red Wings
08/13/2021
Carter Mazur Talks Being Drafted By The Red Wings

Carter Mazur Talks Being Drafted By The Red Wings

  The Detroit Red Wings 3rd Round Draft Pick, Jackson’s own Carter Mazur talks about leaving JAHA, and playing in the Little Caesars League in Detroit for the last few years…   A big break came when

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Uh, guys..when are you going to record new local ad intro bumpers for the Clay Travis and Buck Sexton show , the reason I ask is listening to "The Clay Travis /Buck Sexton Show' and hearing "Rush Limbaugh is brought to you by [ Jackson area business ] on Jackson's News talk 970am 101.5 fm WKHM"
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Worst morning in years/decades !!!! Slim Whitman got 3 hours .. REALLY ??!!! We’re pulling the plug ... GOC REALLY needs to RETIRE !!
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That caller looking for TP...any dollar general, any wall of china mart, He was just joking with you and the rest of us who tune in to this 2 hr. dance. Listening to the thick-headed, the overweight, short of breath foodies, the just hands down the wrong translators of English silly-side of Jacktown. I just heard the news and ABC (your news choice) might as well be CNN--- Patients of the Corona Virus on a ventilator are facing a long rehab........oh boo hoo hoo.........ANYBODY FOR ANY REASON BEING ON A VENTILATOR LONGER THEN 10 DAYS has a 15% chance of surviving the Ventilator. SURVIVING the use of a ventilator. So much MIS-INFORMATION. So many lies and fear Mongolling. Whatever it will take to stop the success of Trump. Isn't THAT the saddest part. The saddest excuss. The Dems are killing human people to advance their agenda. Anything to stop President Trump. Anything.
Liberty denotes not merely Freedom from bodily restraint, but also the right of the individual to contract, to engage in any of the common occupations of life, to acquire useful knowledge,to marry, establish a home and bring up children,to worship god according to the dictates of his own conscience , and generally to enjoy the privilegages long recognized us supreme court Meyer vs Nebraska 262 us 390 1923 supreme court