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Texaco Country Music Showdown Final Loaded With Exceptional Talent

Escanaba – 09/10/2011- Todd Noordyk, General Manager and emcee of the Michigan state final said,  “I love the Music Showdowns.  I love it that participants’ parents are committed to their kids success. Showdowns give youth from 14 to 24 a chance to compete on a world class stage. They sing and play their hearts out. […]

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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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Good Weather Ahead But What’s With The Cool Temps

Ishpeming – 09/07/ 2011- Marquette Doppler radar indicated no bad U.P. weather in sight for miles. Clear sunny skies forecast for Monday and Tuesday but cool temps and now spotty frost suggested both evenings. Hum, frost possible near Ole Ish. My mind wanders … will the onions in Ishpeming make it? Pictured are some lonely […]

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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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Ski Club Receives Local Donation From Business Association

Ishpeming -08/25/2011 – The final Thursday Night Summer Concert Series held a special presentation from Charlie Anderson, Chairman of the Ishpeming Business Association. Bob Henderson of the Ski Club received a check of $686 from the Business Association. Elaine’s Place and  Congress Pizza were the first and second place businesses generating money for the Business […]

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SOUTHERN HOME SECURITY SYSTEM (Who needs ADT?)

  1. Buy a pair of size 14-16 work boots. 2. Put them on front porch with a copy of Guns & Ammo. 3. Put some giant dog dishes next to boots & magazines. 4. Leave note on your door: “Bubba: Me & Bertha went for more ammo & beer. Back soon. Don’t mess with […]

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