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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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Escanaba – August 15, 2011 -  You could call it Escanaba in the sunlight. Its fair week. Traffic bustles past the fair grounds. A trio of trucks with hot rod tractors just passed the Cherry Lane ice cream shop next to the fair grounds. I saw a hundreds of travel trailers parked at the fair […]

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Marquette – Saturday August 13, 2011 – “Herford cows are the best looking cows on the planet”, says owner ReBecca Pierman of Skandia. “I let him free range and eat corn and grass as he wished all summer long.” The 4-H kids do animal projects all summer; buying, feeding, caring for, walking, training, feeding, cleaning, […]

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Marquette  -  Friday August 12, 2011  -  Hundreds gather at the Marquette County Fair Friday evening. The carnival seemed very busy with little kids smiling ear to ear enjoying every minute of the train rides. 4-H kids are showing their animals to various families passing by, encouraging them to be at the “Saturday Market Sale” […]

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Marquette  – August 11 – 15, 2011- The Marquette County Fair looks exciting this year. As one travels State Route 553 and passes the fairground, the sky line’s filled with rides, a big Ferris wheel, numerous food vendors, campers, and horse trailers. Wednesday was setup day and check in day for the 4-H kids.  Numerous […]

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