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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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Greywalls Golf Course Marquette Is Incredible For A Grudge Match

Marquette – July 21, 2011 – I just played the best golf course in Michigan located in Marquette. Grey walls as recently rated as the #2 course in Michigan but I rate it #1. Marquette Golf and Country Club has two 18 hole courses to enjoy. At the entrance of the country club is the [...]

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Ishpeming – July 21, 2011 -  Quality local artists will perform downtown at Ole Ish. from 7-8pm Thursday night. Then right after George Knight, the host of WFXD’s local artist show, will be at the Butler Theatre for a lively after glow. See u downtown Ishpeming Thursday night for some good local music.. Related Posts:Ishpeming [...]

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Ishpeming – June 14, 2011 -  I was in awe watching these two beautiful sunrise moments on June 14 in West Ishpeming.  I was hoping to wash the dust off my Buick. So while sipping my second cup of Holiday Pantry coffee I passed the West Ishpeming car wash realizing it was a bit early.  [...]

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