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Last night was an evening of great toe-tapping blues and history in the Community Room at the Peter White Public Library. The audience was packed as local blues band, U.P. Gumbo, played a variety of blues folk, cajun, zydeco, boogie and more from New Orleans, Mississippi and the whole Delta region– starting with the early […]

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Trade or bid on minerals in the rough, agates, tumbled stones, silver jewelry and much more at the 38th Annual Gem and Mineral Show! This year’s show is on Saturday, August 3 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Ishpeming Elks Club (597 Lake Shore Dr, Ishpeming, MI). There will be working demonstrations throughout […]

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Your chance to showcase your skills in America’s largest Country music talent show is fast approaching! And it starts right here in the UP! The Grand Prize is $100,000 and a ticket to country music stardom. Some of Country’s biggest names started with this contest–Garth Broks, Martina McBride, Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley and many others. […]

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Noun: Monger (MUNG-gur) Definition: 1. Broker or dealer. 2. A person who attempts to stir up or spread something that is usually petty or discreditable. Sample sentence: A fish monger wearing orange rubber overalls guided a customer to West Coast halibut for its clean, mild flavor.

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The summer heat can pose potential problems for food safety. Bacteria can begin to grow even before you get your food home. A few simple steps can help keep your food safe. When shopping, avoid bacteria by buying foods that need to be refrigerated last. Use an insulated soft-sided bag to transport your food home. […]

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Last night I had decided to try and type a few names into the website ancestry.com wondering what would I find for my own family history!  Although I haven’t hit anything crazy yet so far, I did find a census form from about 80 years ago with my grandma on it, and found out where […]

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Today’s Answer:  Little Shop Of Horrors Winner: James Today’s winner is James! He wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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Adjective: Comely (KUM-lee) Definition: 1. Pleasurably conforming to notions of good appearance, suitablilty, or proportion. 2. Having a pleasing appearance: not homely or plain. Sample sentence: The audition was filled with comely young men and women hoping to be the next face of the fashion industry.

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Summer is a great time to have some family fun and stay healthy at the same time. A trip to the beach is always a fun activity and a way to get the kids off the couch and into the great outdoors. Take a trip to a farmers market to find fresh, healthy fruits and […]

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Today’s Answer:  Death At A Funeral Winner: Denise Today’s winner is Denise! She wins two movie passes from Carmike Cinemas here in Marquette! You can visit Carmike Cinemas online at Carmike.com for upcoming releases and movie times.

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