The Northen Light is now broadcasting at 96.5 FM

Welcome to 103 Country

The home of 103 Country & the all-new Northern Light - 96.5 FM

103 Country & The Northern Light

103 Country Programming

Serving central Michigan with 25,000 watts ~ 103 Country features the top songs of the 1980's and 1990's.  Each Saturday night, from 4 pm - 12 midnight, call or text your favorite country selection during the LIVE request show, "Circle of Friends".  989. 426.1031


24 hours of unique Christian programming.  Totally unique!!!! Enjoy the sounds of Country-Gospel, News, Sports, Weather and a refreshing presentation of your favorite tunes!!!

We're From The Country ~ & We Like It That Way!


This photo was taken on the Calhoun Road earlier this year. City radio stations pretending to be from the country just can't fool anyone!  Listen to 103Country, then text us your city and state.  989-426-1031.  We want to hear from you!!

103 FM's Sgt. Watts is a SOLDAN's Pet Photo Contest winner

Congratulations to Emily and Sgt Watts !!

Sgt. Watts has been the station mascot for two years.  He thinks he is beautiful, so he entered the SOLDAN's PET PHOTO CONTEST.  He did not receive the most votes, but he was a staff favorite.  Thanks for voting for 103 Country's "Cryin Bryan" Watts.


Register to Win!!!!!

NCG & 103 -Your chance to win 10 movie passes and CASH!!

Ready to win a Night on the Town?

Register today for your chance to win 10 TICKETS TO THE MIDLAND OR ALMA NCG CINEMAS PLUS A $ 103 CHECK FOR DINNER.  All you have to do is register at any of the following businesses, and submit your name.

Stop at:

C & M Homes on M-30 in Sanford

West Branch Collision on M-30

SuperFlite Marathon in downtown Gladwin

O Neal’s Flowers, Gifts and more in Harrison

Low Co Small Engine in Clare

Mt. Pleasant Rental Center on Pickard 

Coyne Oil and Propane on East Fifth Street in Clare

Gene’s of Coleman on Business 10

McGuire’s Chevrolet on Business 10 in Clare

Feeny Chrysler Jeep Dodge on Midland on Eastman next to the mall

And Tri City Equipment Rental at 391 East Midland in Bay City.

It’s easy to register. Boxes will be picked up on Monday the 24th. Compete rules can be found at Register one time  per day at each participating business. Must least 18 years to register. One name will be selected.

Good luck and enjoy a NIGHT ON THE TOWN, from NCG Cinemas and 103 Country.  And don't forget the popcorn and soda!

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Office Hours Monday - Friday 8-4

We appreciate hearing from our friends.  Feel free to stop at the studios at your convenience!!

103 Country & The Northern Light (96.5 FM)

3601 W Woods Rd, Gladwin, MI 48624

Studios & Office: (989) 426-1031