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2013 Q1 – Take Charge of Your Castle Giveaway

Gary Babcock  wins "Take Charge of Your Castle" Contest
Gary Babcock wins “Take Charge of Your Castle” Contest

Ishpeming, Michigan – At about 9pm, Thursday, April 4th, Gary Babcock of Negaunee won the $5000 Kubota Kommander at Great Lakes Radio / Michigan Sales and Equipment Giveaway.

Learn more about the Giveaway Party at the following links:

Gary Babcock of Negaunee, Michigan Wins $5000 Kubota Tractor at Great Lakes Radio Giveaway

Elmer Aho Wows Fans at the Kubota Kommander Giveaway with Michigan Sales & Equipment

Gary from Negaunee Takes Charge of His Castle with a New Kubota Kommander from Michigan Sales & Equipment!

Gary Babcock of Negaunee Wins $5000 Kubota Kommander Tractor from Michigan Sales and Equipment and Great Lakes Radio ‘Take Charge of Your Castle’ Contest


Kubota Kommander from Great Lakes Radio and Michigan Sales Kubota.

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Win from Great Lakes Radio and Michigan Sales Kubota in Marquette the all new ZG Series Kubota Riding Mower – The Kubota Kommander!

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Instant On-Air Registrations When You Call During On-Air Registration Times (listen to learn more):

During a live, on-air contest event, if you can answer correctly you will be guaranteed an invite to our giveaway party featuring the Kubota Commander! But you MUST listen to Win!

Or stop by the Michigan Sales Kubota store, 1550 West Washington Street in Marquette, and ask Doug or Jerry!

  1. What series is the Kubota Kommander?A. ZG124E
  2. The Kommander is a _____ turn mower.A. Zero
  3. How long is the warranty?A. 4 years or 300 hours
  4. What feature on the Kubota Kommander allows you to easily adjust the cutting height?A. The Pedal or Dial
  5. How many cup holders does the Kubota Kommander have?A. 2
  6. What kind of headlights does the Kommander have?A. LED
  7. The cutting height dial adjust in what increment?A. Quarter inch increments
  8. How many storage boxes does the Kubota Kommander have?A. 4
  9. How far will the seat slide forward or backward?A. 6 inches
  10. What type of transmission does the Kubota Kommander ZG124E have?A. Hydro-Gear commercial ZT3100
  11. The Kommander has a deep welded mower deck, how many inches is it?A. 5 inches
  12. How fast does the Kubota Kommander go?A. 8 mph
  13. The Kommander has Ultrascaper Z rear tires, what size are they?A. 22 inches
  14. How much horsepower does the Kommander ZG124E Series have?A. 24 hp
  15. What color is the Kubota Kommander?A. Orange
  1. What type of starting system does the Kommander have?A. A key switch
  1. How much does the ZG124E Kubota Kommander weigh?A. 726 pounds
  2. Speed control on the Kommander is controlled by?A. A 2-hand lever
  3. How fast can the Kubota Kommander go in reverse?A. 4 mph
  4. How thick is the steel on the deck of the Kubota Kommander?A. 0.13 inches
  5. What is the cutting width of the ZG124E Kubota Kommander?A. 48 inches
  6. What is the lowest height the Kommander can cut grass to?A. 1.5 inches
  7. What is the tallest height the Kommander can cut grass to?A. 4.5 inches
  8. How many blades does the Kommander have?A. 3
  9. What kind of stopping system does the Kubota Kommander have?A. A key stop
  10. How many gallons of gas can the Kommander hold?A. 4.3 gallons
  11. What is the generator capacity of the Kubota Kommander?A. 16 Amp
  12. Where can you find a Kubota Kommander?A. Michigan Sales
  13. Who is the owner of Michigan Sales that is giving away the Kubota Kommander?A. Doug Gentz
  14. What is a Kubota Kommander?A. A lawn mower

Or register online below for a “chance” to be randomly chosen to be invited to the the giveaway party and have a chance to win.

Submissions for this contest have ended, please check back soon for pictures from the giveaway and to sign up for our next giveaway!

A Special Thanks to Our SponsorsContest Information

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sir federal credit unionSIR Credit Union – Negaunee, Marquette, Gwinn, MI

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Country Lanes Entertainment Center – Ishpeming, MI

BioLife Plasma Services – Marquette, MI

Pike Distributing – Marquette, MI

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mamma russos UPMama Russo’s Catering – Ishpeming, MI


Sunny 101.9 103.3 WFXD 98.3 WRUP AM1400 92.7 WPIQGreat Lakes Radio, Inc. General Contest Rules, Terms Of Use, and Privacy Policy also apply. By participating in this contest, you agree that you have read all rules and agree to all terms and conditions in the General Contest Rules, Terms Of Use, and Privacy Policy.OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES FOR THE 2013 TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR CASTLE GIVEAWAY ARE AS FOLLOWS:No purchase necessary. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. The Contest is sponsored by Great Lakes Radio, Winner will be randomly chosen from qualified entrants on air and from local sponsors.




Listeners may call the Great Lakes Radio studio line during registration/contest times 906-227-7777 906-227-8888 or 906-228-6800. To be entered in drawing for prize, listener must provide Name, Phone Number, Address, and the correct answer of the daily on-air promotion.. GLR staff will determine correct answer prior to start of contest. Register online at,,,, and You may also register to be randomly selected as a Finalist by filling out the form completely and submitting at the official sponsor registration points including…

In Ishpeming:
Country Lanes and Entertainment Center
Meyer Enterprise

In Marquette:
Michigan Sales Kubota Store on West Washington
Michigan Sales John Deere Store
Bio Life of Marquette
Synergy Fitness
SIR Federal Credit Union

In Negaunee:
SIR Federal Credit Union

In Gwinn:
SIR Federal Credit Union

In Munising:
WQXO Studios in the Navigator Restaurant

Special thanks to:
LaBatt Blue & LaBatt Blue Lite

All Finalists will be selected randomly from the many different ways one may enter. Selected eligible finalists will then be sent an invitation to attend the Giveaway event. To be eligible to WIN the Grand Prize, you must be 18yrs. of age, signed up at one of our sponsor locations, on-air or online, be randomly selected as a Finalist, receive an invitation by mail and be present at the Giveaway Party.

Winner will win an all new Kubota Kommander. You can start registering at the local sponsor locations on January 4th. Value of prizes will range in value from $5000.00 -/+. Value of prizes may change based on prize availability. Dates contingent upon conference center availability. GLR Management will adjust and publish accordingly.

Potential Winners will be notified by phone, email, or mail. GLR is not responsible for incomplete, incomprehensible, illegible, or out-of-service contact information. If GLR is unable, after making a reasonable effort, to contact a selected Potential Winner, that Potential Winner will be disqualified and a new Potential Winner will be selected from remaining entries.

All charges, fees, and costs not specifically included in the applicable prize descriptions are the responsibility of the respective Prize Winner and his or her guest if applicable. GLR reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Prizes must be claimed by/on a specific date to be determined by GLR. Prizes must be claimed at a location specified by GLR. To claim prize, winners must provide a valid Michigan state issued driver’s license or state identification card, except that in certain cases winners under the age of 18 may tender other appropriate identification as determined in GLR sole discretion. People under the age of 13 may not participate. Prizes not claimed within 2 weeks of winning will be forfeited.

Great Lakes Radio management reserves the right to modify these rules at any time without prior notice. On each contest, certain people, groups or businesses may be excluded based upon relationships to the prize, to the company or giveaway process. In this case, decisions made by Great Lakes Radio, Inc. management are final.



If you have questions please refer to the Official General Contest Rules or call 906-228-6800.
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