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January 3, 2013 – Ishpeming – After a canceled party 2 weeks ago because of the huge December snow storm across the U.P., 387 still made their way to the Country Lanes and Entertainment Center Thursday night to win a Holiday Travel Great Lakes Radio all inclusive getaway to Cancun. Mary Jo Cook of Munising […]

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Deere Harvest In The U.P. Seems UP This Year

Marquette – December 27, 2012 – Hunting was good again this year.  8 point bucks were common across the U.P.  Officially the DNR says Deere Hunting ends 1-1-13, but according to this photo I think it’s already DONE!

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The Music During December 2012 Has Been Magical For Me

Marquette Township – December 25, 2012 –  The Marquette Chorale kicked off the Christmas season in a fun and musical way. Earlier this month the singers performed as Santa arrived o n the Marquette Township Firetruck. Listening to music again today on Direct TV’s Christmas channel,  reminds me of of what a fun 30 days […]

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Ishpmeing Hematities Win State Title at Ford Field

The Hematities beat a big team from Detroit Loyola.  Detroit had some big boys, they looked like the Lions, but they just couldn’t run as fast when the 4th quarter came around and U.P. Power ended things… Ishpeming 20, Detroit 14.  The game and pictures are at www.wrup.com

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THE SHOEBOX ON A FARM IN THE MIDWEST A man and woman had been married for more than 60 years. They had shared everything. They had talked about everything. They had kept no secrets from each other except that the little old woman had a shoe box in the top of her cupboard that she […]

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who Is Most Endorsed Of All

November 5, 2012 – New York  – Endorsements…  (make sure you go all the way to the bottom) The New York Times just announced that Retired General Colin Powell had endorsed Obama for President. I think it only fair that a more complete list of endorsements by general officers be published:   Obama’s Military Endorsements: […]

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All Absentee Michigan Voters can Track their Ballots

Lansing – October 26, 2012 – Voters just need to log on to www.Michigan.gov/vote to check status One of my neighbors always votes absentee.  That has always puzzled me. But to make it even better, I just heard that Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announces an innovative online feature that allows voters to check the […]

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Wood Heating in the U.P. Wood heat is the best way ever to heat your home or business. It’s a renewal resource which always replaces itself or is replaced by loggers. It’s available all across the U.P. and you can get it free on state land. The easiest way to obtain firewood is by using […]

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When it breaks, boy does it break! Only one out of four diesel pumps were working this Thursday morning at a Marquette gas station. It’s a tough day to be a Cenex maintenance guy! There is lots of work to be done!  

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Grocery Shopping Can Be Scarry

A husband and wife are shopping in the local supermarket.  The husband picks up a case of Budweiser and puts it in their cart. “What do you think you’re doing?” asks the wife. “They’re on sale, only $10 for 24 cans” he replies. “Put them back, we can’t afford them” demands the wife, and so […]

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