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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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Marquette – August 10, 2011 – “Donating plasma is a vital thing to do”, says Christian, a Michigan youngster that struggles with a germ fighting deficiency. Many Marquette area donors are proud to share their life-giving plasma for youngsters like Christian whom use it each week in Mt. Pleasant.  BioLife takes their donors plasma and […]

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Spring Lake  –  August 10, 2011  –  The blue berry crop in the Upper Peninsula looks to be abundant again this year. The berries are so sweet, but so small. Being a huge fan of the berry, we scouted them out downstate in early August. The berries are twice the size downstate in Spring Lake […]

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August 7, 2011 – 4H kids work all summer to raise pigs, lambs, chickens, turkeys, and steers that go up for sale this Saturday. 4H raised meat tastes better and the money you invest goes to local kids for college. Plua you can get steaks for like $3 a pound as compared to $10 to […]

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Marquette  –  August 3, 2011  –  Marquette Golf and Country Club will host the annual AMCAB Meals On Wheels golf tournament Thursday August 4, 2011 on the Heritage Course.  AMCAB Director Earl Hawn stated some 24 teams will embark on the course with all funds raised going to help support the Meals On Wheels effort. […]

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Mackinac – July 31, 2011 – Traveling to Grand Rapids to see gramma, engaging with 70 relatives at a family reunion, playing music with cousins, enjoying a pig roast, and traveling on I-75 North back to the Great U.P…. Wow, what a super weekend. The city of Mackinac is again just so very busy-Busy-BUSY. People [...]

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Marquette  –  July 24, 2011  –  Successful fishing teaches one how to be successful in most any activity or endeavor. Growth is not an event, but a process.  So here’s how you catch the big one… Decide which lake to fish on. Acquire bait. Research at the bait shop if they are biting by jigging, [...]

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