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A Bill Dance Video & Warmer Days In The Upper Pensinula Makes Me Want To Go Fishing

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Fishing gets really good about now in the U.P. It seems at the end of winter, or early spring, when ice starts to move some or break up everything gets stirred up and the fish come alive a little more. However, in the dead of February, my friend just caught 25 bluegill through the ice […]

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A New Kind of Bottle Opener for Two Cold Ones

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We all appreciate a good chain saw. And many in the U.P. appreciate an ice cold beer. But usually sawing and drinking a cold one don’t go hand in hand. Mostly because those teeth on the ole’ chain saw are way to sharp to be sawing under any influence other than Folgers coffee. Now this […]

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Walt Lindala said this morning that Marquette General Teams with Duke LifePoint forming a new bond 54 hospitals strong

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News Director Walt Lindala reported Marquette General and the community of Marquette are in for some changes. It appears Duke University with Duke LifePoint, a large group of hospitals, wishes to purchase Marquette General making it 54 hospitals strong. I heard Walt say this means more construction for the Marquette area, new services, and a […]

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European living compared to Marquette Michigan living

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Great Lakes Radio and Jon’s Auto of Marquette shared a successful business after hours tonight at the Holiday Inn of Marquette. A few hundred showed up, enjoyed excellent snacks, listened to music, chatted with one another, and participated in prize giveaways. I was talking with a Marquette native businessman that married a European woman years […]

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Tickets just $85 for Country USA ’til Friday March 2, 2012

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Country USA in Oshkosh is a riot. Get your 5 day $200 pass for $85 right now. Now in its 17th year, The Maximum Country Music and Camping Festival has become one of America’s biggest and best outdoor festivals. In fact, The Weather Channel has named Country USA “one of the nation’s top three outdoor […]

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The Heavy Chevy Goes Bad But The Driver Can Say Thank You God!

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Are you having a bad Day?  Extra stress seems to be eating at you? Somedays are just like that.   As gram ma VanHeest always said when I was growing up in Grand Rapids, Michigan in the 60’s and 70’s, “Count your many blessings and name them one by one.”  This video brought back those memories […]

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Josh Turner Plays To A Sold Out Crowd In Escanaba

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Josh Turner comes to Escanaba Michigan for two sold out nights, and plays a very classy show Friday February 17, 2012 at Island Resort and Casio. Josh Turner has the deepest voice, and the cleanest lyrics.  What a perfect country gentlemen. He travels with his wife whom sings and plays keyboards and eight musicians. The […]

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In my opinion our capitalist system has good checks in balances within it, and in many cases legislative decisions seem to balance out in favor of peoples health. My goodness some folks feel very strongly about government control, or perceived government control.  It’s like they can’t imagine having the federal or state government tell them […]

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Marquette & NMU Graduate Named Therapist of The Month In Colorado

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It’s hard to stand out.  When the pack gets big, it’s hard to be recognized.  But it’s the job of the seniors in a group to identify up-and-comers, to see their potential, and then pick them like an apple off the tree. I just wanted to share this news.  My daughter-in-law just received high honors […]

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Should Marquette County Take On Building A Woodlands Road For Kennecott To Haul Heavy Metals

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MIDEQ seeks public comment on proposed CR 595 Maybe we’d hear some comments like: Loggers have used the current roads to the mine with heavy trucks for years. Why do we need a new road  for Kennecott? Who really is really going to pay? Can the county bear this huge expense basically on behalf of […]

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