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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Pennsylvania has a purple squirrel. Accuweather and MSNBC were there and took pics and a video. Everyone whom has seen it up close says it is definitely not pained, all though someone laughed and said, “PETA PAINTED IT”. John Griffin, Director of Humane Wildlife Services for the Humane Society, said “It might be possible that […]

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