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  Scandia, MI – A warm, beautiful day, July 16th’s, 28th Annual,  Skandia Community Day Parade in Skandia, Michigan presented all you’d expect from an Upper Peninsula community celebration.  The Skandia Lions Club sponsored and organized this event  in the heart of Marquette county farm country. Two hayrides, local 4-H Clubs, classic cars, Skandia & […]

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Sagola  -  July 16, 2011  -  Warm, warm, sticky, temps and low winds prevail and tourist still wander the roads North of Iron Mountain. I myself am tooling down M-95 with my ac on. I’m smilin’ and jamin’ to a Vineyard cd, with a cool 69 degrees, sipping a diet Sierra Mist, and munching on [...]

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Marquette Township  -  July 12, 2011  -  Marquette Township continues renovations of Lions Field this week preparing the field for the “National Noon Out” and “National Night Out” celebration Saturday August 6th 2011. Plan to be at the field from 11am till 9pm. Tuesday morning Dennis Liimatta, Township Supervisor, joined me at the field and [...]

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Marquette County  – July 15, 2011  – Four more Texaco Country Showdowns are slated for the following dates around the Upper Peninsula. You could win $1,000 in Escanaba at the Island Resort & Casino if you win one of the following local showdown preliminary events. WQXO- 8-6 – 1p-4p – at Lyons Field in Marquette […]

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Gaylord  – Saturday July 9, 2011 - 41West travels to Gaylord to sing at Impact.  The 41West band was smaller than usual.  We called it T-N-T this time;  Tom-Naomi-Todd.  Carpenter Tom Johnston of Harvey brought his extreme cymbals and played a super set on the drums.  Singer Song Writer Naomi Noordyk of Ishpeming opened with an [...]

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Sault Ste Marie – July 9, 2011 – 1200 to 1400 attended the concert at Kewadin this evening. A 5 piece band backed up the brite, fresh singing of Mrs. Kellie Pickler. She and her bands travel in two deluxe jet black Provost Coaches. These are deluxe coaches, big rigs powered by large diesel pusher [...]

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Mackinac island – Saturday July 9, 2011 – Since 1634, Millions of people have visited the historic city of Mackinac. Today hundreds are in town and they’re hopping the boat and riding the ferry to the Island. The city is packed with people from every state imaginable. I noticed license plates from numerous states and [...]

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Ishpeming – July 8, 2011 – Adam Cares and the Big House Band was spectacular ay the Ishpeming Armory. This band flew to Marquette from South Carolina. They are pastors and leaders at a local active church on the coast. Last night about 50 people actively worshiped God under Adam’s direction and power of the [...]

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Green Bay – June 25, 2011 – A week ago, we enjoyed the Mall. Right in front of Macys Department Store in Green Bay Wisconsin was a fun lovin’ Mazda Miatia convertible. Sunny weather brings out the fun toys. Over the fourth in Marquette, we saw 74 degrees…No wind…brite yellow sunshine…and out they come out. [...]

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Marquette, MI – July 4, 2011 -  With only a hint rain before the parade, the public lined up along both sides Washington Street in downtown Marquette.  The parade kicked off at McClellan Avenue, coming over the Lincoln Street hill about 2:20 p.m. As skies cleared, spectators filled every block along the parade route to […]

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