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Your Own BackYard Vacation Year Around

Marquette – Friday afternoon the warm water was sloshing around the tired feet of those that worked 12 hours at the Empire. The warm water rushed out the 43 jets of the Nordic Hot Tub soothing the aching back of CCI laborers and school teachers whom worked hard all day. This is what I hear […]

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A Picture Perfect Teal Lake Sunrise Means A Great U.P. Day

Negaunee – Teal Lake is mirror perfect again this morning. Just before this mornings sunrise, I purchased a fresh 24 ounce cup of Holiday Pantry Coffee in Ishpeming on the way into work. Two creams tamed the robust Columbia taste. I headed East toward Marquette. Umm…as I sipped and breathed in the bean aroma…umm…as my […]

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Just like The Negaunee Miner Football and Basketball Teams, Reebok Wins!

Negaunee – September 9, 2011 – I came in contact with a Negaunee High School “Miner Fan” with the coolest shoes. The colors caught my eye. I mean like in two seconds your eyes go “Wing- RIGHT ON THE SHOE”. This Negaunee Miner Fan said “I love these Reeboks because there’s more cush, there’s more […]

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Escanaba  –  September 10, 2011  –  Sizzlin’ Hot Local Music – Tonight some ten Michigan singers will sing and play their hearts out with a quality Nashville style back-up band at the casino. The ten will sing on the state of the art Main Stage just West of Escanaba. Some artists are traveling as far […]

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Island Resort and Casino Hosts Texaco Country Showdown Saturday 7pm September 10, 2011

Escanaba – September 10, 2011-  The Island Resort & Casino in Harris will host the Michigan State Final of the 30th Annual Texaco Country Showdown, America’s largest country music talent search. Great Lakes Radio General Manager Todd Noordyk said, “We have been involved in the showdown for 20 years and have consistently been delighted with […]

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My Ishpeming Friend Helped Me With A New View Of Congress

Ishpeming – 09/06/2011 – We are all familiar with a Herd of cows, a Flock of chickens, a School of fish and a Gaggle of geese. However, less widely known is a Pride of lions,  a Murder of crows (as well as their cousins the rooks and ravens),  an Exaltation of doves and, presumably because […]

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Bucks Restaurant Packs A Better Burger With Generous Steak Fries, Ummm

Ishpeming –  August 29, 2011 –  Summer ends with a bang on the Weber grill at my home.  I enjoyed the finest burger of the summer pictured below.  So feeling real good Monday morning, I set out for a day’s work which included a visit to Wilderness Sports to work on a promotion Sandy had […]

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Choice U.S.D.A. Beef Hamburgers On The Grill In The Upper Peninsula

Negaunee Township –  Sunday August 28, 2011 –  Big, moist, pink in the middle, juicy beef burgers bust my buttons as cooked on the deck on a sultry, warm, southerly breezed summer Sunday afternoon.   I mean come on!  The burgers are better on the Weber over charcoal on a warm U.P.summer afternoon.  With summer’s impending […]

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The Upper Peninsula State Fair Seems As Busy As I Can Remember Since 1992

Escanaba – August 19, 2011-  Friday at the Upper Peninsula State Fair was standing room only.  The midway was packed with folks trying out the games,                 seeking out Norms french fries, waiting in line for Croatian Chicken,  buying pop & cotton candy, and rides on the giant […]

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Palmer Fire Department Hosting Heritage Day Fund Raiser For Kids

Palmer – 08/18/2011- This Saturday the Palmer Fire Department is hosting a fund raising event at Kid’s Park from noon until 6 pm in Palmer. Their annual event to raise funding for Fire Prevention Week supplies for neighborhood kids will include a food menu of deluxe B-B-Q pork sandwiches, mouth-watering corn on the cob potato […]

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