We’re carrying on the tradition of West Michigan Polka DJs Bob (Jasiu) Whitcomb, Ernie Pickem (Ernie Pierogi) and Jerry Baczewski (Jerry Golombki). Jerry and Ernie
got into Polka Radio at the feet of Grand Rapids’ legendary Polka DJ, the late Bob Whitcomb, and took over for Jasiu when he retired in 1980.

After about 15 years on various other West Michigan radio stations, Jerry and Ernie brought their act to WYGR starting February 29, 1992. Despite the passing of both
Polka DJs (Ernie in February 1998, Jerry in February 1999), WYGR has continued the great Polka Radio tradition.

By the way, Jerry & Ernie’s Polka Pops was dubbed “the nation’s premier Polka show” by a New York writer due to the great variety of musical styles featured: Chicago-style, Cleveland-style and traditional Polkas, your favorite Waltzes and Obereks, and more! Great music from great artists, every weekend on WYGR.

Polka Pops Sponsors

These are the folks who make it all possible…
Our “Polka Heroes”…
Please support them whenever you get the chance!

If you’re a business owner, willing and able to help keep your Polish Heritage alive by supporting The Polka Pops, why not join our list of “Polka Heroes”?
Please contact us for sponsorship information. Thank you.

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Your financial obligations reduced at retirement age? Worry free at 70? Ask us how!

We’re excited about our newest life insurance product: Life Paid Up at 70, available for ages 0-65. In this permanent plan, premiums are payable only until the age of 70. The certificate is then paid up for life. The plan pays dividends and contains guaranteed cash values.

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Jethro and Sobie Meats being represented poolside in Cancun today by MLB and brother-in-law DanO. (Hey guys, care to trade spots with us?) ... See MoreSee Less

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It's the final days of the Christmas Special! Don't miss the opportunity to save 10% on your purchase of a Single Pay Whole Life Insurance Certificate for little ones from age 2 weeks to 15 years and 5 months. Give your youngest family members the gift of a lifetime of financial security!
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What’s your favorite cut of beef? Stop by and grab a fresh cut for dinner tonight. ... See MoreSee Less

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