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Doc’s Soapbox & Question Of The Day

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Michigan is one of 20 states in the U.S. that require motorcyclists to wear an approved safety helmet. In June, the Michigan State Senate passed a bill to repeal that law. It must pass the house and Governor Snyder before becoming law. I’ve ridden with and without a helmet over the years, depending upon many […]

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Blueberry Festival 2011

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I have a confession to make….. I have lived in Marquette Mi for three years, almost four; and I have never been to the Blueberry Festival. Sure I like blueberries as much as the next country girl; but I guess it never crossed my mind to  celebrate them. This year is different hopefully.  I am […]

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Learn New Guitar Techniques

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Hello Again Friends, Maybe I should stop saying that, I’m starting to feel like Mr. Rogers. If you don’t know who that is take a tip from Ashton Shepard and “Look It Up”  HA I’m a genius!!!! hahhhh I feel better. ANNNYWAAYYY……. Ken Bonfield, a master guitarist is holding classes this week as well as […]

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Doc’s Soapbox & The Question Of The Day

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Doc’s Soapbox & The Question Of The Day

Doc’s Soapbox & Question of the Day Every week, we hear AAA say that Gas Prices in Upper Michigan, Marquette in particular, are the highest in the state. But after talking with many folks that have traveled the state this summer, the price are comparable across the state, with higher prices in strategic markets & […]

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Business After Hours July 28th

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Hello Again Friends! I just wanted to remind you that we have the Business After Hours event going on at the Hilltop RV in Ishpeming! You may wonder why this is so important and so I will tell you. If you are a business man/woman in the area it is imperative to make contacts to […]

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Marquette, MI-07/26/2011- Blueberry picking season is my favorite time of year in Marquette.  Prime time for picking is late July into early August. Local blueberry picking spots change from year to year.  There are many places throughout the country that you can find blue berries for the next couple of weeks. Last night I went […]

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The Gift of Gab

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My whole life my family and friends have told me to zip my lip! As a matter of fact my Grandfather nicknamed me “Windy.” Last Wednesday, however, I had the opportunity to show off my gift of gab at the Keys To A Great Summer event. It was one  of the most nerve racking experiences […]

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Wallpapers of these photos are available at the bottom.Marquette, MI – 07/25/11 – Early morning risers were treated to another great sunrise over Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula today. A freighter voyaging out of Marquette’s upper harbor provided a great photo opportunity for anyone gazing past the ore dock.   Presque Isle Park provided […]

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Hiawatha Music Festival Dance Workshop

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Marquette, MI-07/23/2011– The 33rd Annual Hiawatha Music Festival was full of main-stage performers from all over the world. While the performers were not on stage for the festival audience they were putting on workshops for festival goers interested in learning how to dance, sing, or play instruments necessary during Hiawatha style festivals. One workshop in […]

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33rd Annual Hiawatha Music Festival is top-quality once again

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Marquette, MI-07/27/2011- The Hiawatha Music Co-op once again put on a top-quality American music and dance festival again this year.  The festival took place at tourist park in Marquette Friday through Sunday night. There were eleven main-stage music acts from all over the country.  Some feature groups included Le Vent du Nord, a Canadian group; […]

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