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Have Outdoor Fun With Your Dog With Ski Jor

Marquette, MI – February 28, 2017 – Winter can be a harsh time. Thankfully, there are many outdoor activities you can participate in to make the most of winter.  One of these activities is Ski Jor. President of the Noquemanon Ski Jor, and Ron Thorley, a member of the Noquemanon Ski Jor, stopped by the […]

Get Your Start In Small Farming With MSU Webinar Series

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Marquette, Michigan – January 24, 2017 – Have you been considering creating your own small farm? Considered getting into agriculture but don’t know where to find good information and advice? You can get all the advice and help you need to get your start in small farming with the Small Farming Webinar Series from Michigan […]

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You Don’t Have to Wear Your Sunday Best at Messy Church

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Ishpeming, Michigan – January 19, 2017 – Life is always moving forward.  What worked yesterday may no longer work today.  This is the problem many churches have been facing. The traditional ways of teaching are not getting through to younger generations and they are losing members as a result.  Wesley Methodist Church in Ishpeming has […]

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Raising Awareness and Reducing Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness

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Marquette, Michigan – January 19, 2017 – Society generally has a negative view towards mental illness.  It is a serious issue that many people struggle with.  People who don’t deal with mental illness often times have a hard time understanding or grasping what it is like to go through it.  NAMI (National Alliance on Mental […]

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8Th Day Interview – Joe M. – Noquemanon Ski and Fat Tire Bike Race

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Marquette, MI – January 7th, 2017 – Each year in January, the Noquemanon Ski race is held in Marquette, and thousands of people show up to take part, some from across the country. Todd Paz caught up with fellow correspondent Joe to talk about this year’s race and his past experience with the Noquemanon. Recently, […]

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Michigan State Parks Get the New Year Started with “Shoe Year’s Day” Hikes

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Marquette, Michigan – January 6, 2017 – New year, new you! To start this year, you can work toward that resolution of getting fit while enjoying all the beautiful outdoor scenery the state of Michigan has to offer. The Michigan DNR, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, and the Michigan Recreation and Park Association […]

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Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race This Weekend!

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Newberry, Michigan – January 5, 2017 – The Upper Peninsula is a beautiful, special place.  One of the traits that make it so unique, is that individuals can participate in or be a spectator at local sled dog races. In fact, you can go and check one out this weekend! This Saturday, January 7th, the […]

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Why Quilts Matter

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Marquette, Michigan – November 11, 2016 – A “quilt” can be defined as “a warm bed covering made of padding enclosed between layers of fabric and kept in place by lines of stitching, typically applied in a decorative design.” So why do they matter? Jo Wittler from the Marquette Regional History Center stopped by the […]

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Great Gifts at Holiday Bazzare in Trenary

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Trenary, Michigan – November 10, 2016 – Community members and visitors were able to get an early start to their Christmas shopping Saturday thanks to the Holiday Bazzare in Trenary.  Rose St. Martin, lead organizer of the Bazzare, stopped by the 8th Day to discuss the event. Rose St. Martin is a member of the […]

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Museum After Dark

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Marquette, Michigan – November 9, 2016 – What better time to go to a museum than after dark? The Marquette Regional History Center is hosting their 5th annual “Museum After Dark Event” and Betsy Roots from the MRHC stopped by the 8th Day to talk about it. The “Museum After Dark” series is in event […]

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