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!!!

96.5 Northern Light Program Guide

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.


LET'S TALK TURKEY - the great turkey giveaway !!

It’s time to talk Turkey. It’s the 103 Country TURKEY HUNT with Todd Hunt.  Trot on over to the phone. Thank you to the central Michigan business community for making this Thanksgiving a very filling one. A big salute to our friends at:

The Breckenridge Insurance Agency

White Pine Firearms of Weidman

Benchley Chiropractic of Clare

Coyne Oil & Propane of Clare

Mt. Pleasant Rental Center & Party Plus

Dagwood’s Auto Repair of Clare & Mt. Pleasant

McGuire Chevrolet in Clare

O’Neils Flowers, Gifts & More in Harrison

Elite Wireless in Mt. Pleasant

Clare Hometown Chiropractic

Hilyard Tree Service in Lake

Gene’s of Coleman

Clare & Rosebush Automotive

Krapohl Ford Body Shop and Accessories

Hardy Insurance Agency of Harrison – Joel Hardy

Reinke’s Hearth of the Home in Harrison

Welcome Inn of Albright Shores

LifeSmiles of Gladwin

Pioneer Golden Estates in Clare

Edward Jones Office of Justine Cole in Clare

Clare Auto Sales

Clare & Sanford Hardware

Guiette Port A John in Alma

Marine Automated Dock Systems of Harrison

Peyton Properties of Clare

Steve’s Country Market

Meet our Incredible Staff

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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