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Iron Mountain – 12/05/2011 – The Iron Mountain City Council last night, moved on the issue to ban future permits for local businesses to open and sell Spice, a new synthetic marijuana. No permits will be issued to local businesses in the city limits. On a personal note, I support this council’s efforts. And I’d […]

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Republic – 12/4/2011- When weather changes in the U.P., it can make for some beautiful scenery especially during the change in seasons. Winter hasn’t actually set in yet but after the second snowfall for the winter, appearances have changed considerable. Last night’s wet, heavy snowfall gave way to a wonderful display of white in the […]

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Hunter Orange Clothing a Good Choice for Everyone; Not Just Hunters

Marquette – Michigan DNR Stresses the Importance of Safety for Everyone during Hunting Season   Hunting season is well underway in Michigan and now is a good time to remind everyone that it is wise to wear hunter orange clothing when you are out enjoying the state’s trails and forest lands.  The Michigan Department of […]

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Marquette – 10/15/2011 – I went down to South Central Wisconsin this past weekend to visit with my brothers and sister and together celebrate our Mom’s 75th birthday. I asked my brother, Steve if I could stay at his house; to which he agreed – but I can’t come alone! “Do you mind if I […]

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Marquette-NMU’s Faculty and Friends Jazz Combo along with Dr. Mark Flaherty will perform selections from Louis Armstrong and His Hot 5 along with several others influential groups from the period at the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library on Tuesday, November 8 at 7 pm. The Music of the Hot Five and the […]

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Marquette – Dr. Mark Flaherty and the NMU “Faculty and Friends Jazz Combo will feature several jazz selections from the New Orleans Rhythm Kings along with other influential jazz ensembles on Tuesday, November 8 in the Community Room of the Peter White Library. The New Orleans Rhythm Kings (NORK) were the finest jazz group to […]

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Marquette – King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band was one of the best and most important bands in early Jazz. The Creole Jazz Band was made up of the cream of New Orleans Hot Jazz musicians, featuring Baby Dodds on drums, Honore Dutrey on trombone, Bill Johnson on bass, Louis Armstrong on second cornet, Johnny Dodds […]

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Canada’s Digging Roots Performs for NMU Arts Series

Marquette – The Canadian Anishinaabeg blues group Digging Roots will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in Peterson Auditorium at Ishpeming High School. The concert is part of the Northern Michigan University International Performing Arts Series. Digging Roots has been described as having an “almost indefinable sound…somewhere blurred between the lines of roots, rock, […]

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Modern Moviemaking Delivers Fun Film From the Comicbook Era

Ishpeming – 10/31/2011 – Sometimes film critics take their profession too seriously and pick apart films with over-analysis. I’ve ignored critics for years and gone with my gut response to trailer previews and decided for myself if a new release caught my interest. This weekend I rented Captain America – The First Avenger; partly because […]

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Folklife Festival Present Acoustic Duo

Marquette – 10/31/2011- Beaumier Coffee House Series will feature two local musicians as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival. George Knight and Paul Dornquast will perform together in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5th, in the University Center Peter White Lounge at Northern Michigan University. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged and […]

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