Continuous Christmas Music Returns Friday, November 1st with 106.1 The Gift


Marquette, MI  –   We’re just one week away from continuous Christmas music! The Christmas Station 106.1 The Gift will be back on air starting Friday, November 1st to bring you all of your favorite holiday songs.

We’ll be playing music all winter long to help spread the holiday cheer during the Christmas season! Tune in to hear music on your drive to work at 106.1 The Gift or stream the station live right here on!

This year, our on-air staff will also be asking for your favorite Christmas stories! Share your best holiday memory with us and we’ll put it on air for everyone to hear. To submit your Christmas story, click here.

We’ll wrap up the holiday season Tuesday, December 31st, so listen in and get your fill of the joyous Christmas cheer!

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Marquette Township Hosts “Catch the Christmas Spirit” Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

It's Santa!

Marquette, MI  –  November 27, 2018  –  Marquette Township sure caught the Christmas Spirit tonight as the community gathered in the Applebee’s parking lot for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Standing at 38 feet with hundreds of dazzling lights, this year’s tree is the biggest yet!

People joined us in the parking lot around 6:00pm for some classic Christmas tunes on the big stage. We started things off with music from “the Gift 106.1fm” before Northern Lights A Cappella took over to lead everyone in some traditional Christmas carols, followed by the Negaunee Male Chorus.

Hearing reports of the Grinch nearby, the Sheriff’s Department was on standby. Sure enough, that green Christmas thief couldn’t resist. He crept through the crowd making his way to toward our beautiful tree before his plans were spoiled once again by our friends at the Sheriff’s Department. They arrested that mean ole Grinch and saved Christmas, and just in time because Santa was arriving!

Make sure to join us next year for the annual Marquette Township "Catch the Christmas Spirit" Tree Lighting Ceremony.


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A Christmas to Remember from 1998

eric scott as santa

Merry Christmas from Eric Scott!

Merry Christmas! The staff here at Great Lakes Radio are sharing our favorite holiday memories or family traditions.

By Eric Scott

All year long, every child dreams of that special gift that they always hope Santa Claus will bring to them on Christmas morning. Whether it be a fire truck, a puppy, or a stereo… every child always has an answer for the question, “What would you like for Christmas this year?”

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Santa Claus Lit Up Marquette Township Last Night


Santa Claus in the Westwood Mall

Marquette, MI  –  December 9, 2015  –  Marquette Township got a little brighter last night as Santa Claus threw the switch to light the big, 33-foot Christmas tree in front of the Westwood Mall.

The weather was beautiful and the crowd was HUGE! Smiling children played and danced in front of the stage as they waited for Santa to arrive. The rest of the crowd sang Christmas carols with the Marquette Redmen Chorale.

Just then, the Grinch showed up and hopped onto the big stage with the Redmen Chorale! He stalked around the stage before he made them sing “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch!” The Marquette County Sheriff’s Department took him into custody after that and just in time! Santa Claus was arriving on the fire truck!

As Santa stepped down from the Marquette Township fire truck, the children crowded around him. Everyone wanted to shake his hand or squeeze in a quick hug! Santa made his way to the stage and sang “Jolly Old St...

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106.1 The Gift – It’s mediaBrew Communcations’ Gift to You


Welcome to 106.1 The Gift

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Happy Holiday’s and Merry Christmas from all of us at mediaBrew Communications.

Enjoy the Newest Station in our family featuring 24/7 Christmas Tunes this season.  We wanted to do something special for all of our listeners this year and hope you enjoy The Gift.  Remember what the season is all about and be sure to spend some extra time with your loved ones.

Enjoy the stream above or tune into the station on 106.1 The Gift all around Marquette County.

This year, conflict games for the Michigan State Spartans will be carried on 106.1 The Gift! Stream the game using the player above!

To dedicate a song to your family or friends please call (906) 228-6800 and ask for Chuck.

Merry Christmas

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