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(MARQUETTE, MI) – The summer travel season is here and many of us in Marquette County and the rest of the central Upper Peninsula are looking for ideas for getaways and fun, yet affordable, vacations. One of the options to consider is making a weekend trip to Sault Ste. Marie, MI. It’s a close by […]

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In this week’s post, we get to the next step, which is guitars…and has a ton more pictures! After the drums were put down, we waited a few weeks until I got a few days off on a weekend and I came back up to Houghton for the guitars and some bass to be put […]

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The Escanaba Ojibwa Island Resort & Casino to Host The Upper Peninsula Texaco Country Showdown Finals in September
Escanaba – June 8, 2011 – Island Resort and Casino in Escanaba will host the U.P. finals in September with a LIVE backup band and $1,000 cash prize and advancement to Regionals! It is a fact that no one else in the U.P. will pay you $1,000.00 to sing and play.  One of the winners […]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – The Marquette County Health Department is encouraging residents around the county to bike to work this Friday. The “Bike To Work Day” program is part of a nationwide effort to get people moving and into the habit of riding their bikes to work when they can. George Sedlacek, Director of the Community […]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – Teachers in Marquette County are banding together to formally oppose recent cuts in state funding for K-12 budgets. Teachers from the Negaunee Public Schools and the Marquette Area Public School District are joining up with teachers from around the State of Michigan today in a “Day of Action” to protest the latest […]

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(MARQUETTE) – One of Marquette County’s most popular local businesses is making it easy for you to giving back to our community this week. Cruise-N-Coffee is hosting another Charity Week this week and is benefiting Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay, MI. If you stop by either Cruise-N-Coffee location in Marquette, 25 cents from […]

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Upper Peninsula Michigan – July-August 2011 – Five Texaco Country Showdown events are coming to the U.P.  If  you sing in the shower, like Karaoke,  belong to a band], or sing in your church’s choir — whatever –  come sing and play locally in this national competition!  Someone in the Upper Peninsula will win $1,000.00.  […]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – A new competitive sport sweeping the country is coming to Marquette County. Brian Troutman, the CEO of Upper Peninsula Cage Fighting joined Sunny 101.9′s Mark and Walt in the Morning to preview an event coming up in Skandia later this month. The event will be on Saturday, June 25-th at the Sturgis […]

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Marquette, MI. – Spring 2011 was just plain ugly; but Upper Peninsula golfers will be reaping the benefits of a chilly and soggy spring as Marquette County golf courses are in the best shape we’ve seen in years.  Cool night and ample rain have led to a perfect early summer season. MARQUETTE GOLF CLUB – […]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – As life moves on and many of us evolve into the role of caring for our aging parents, we are faced with many decisions that are neither easy or enjoyable. Dealing with the issue of elderly parents can be daunting to say the least. The challenge is finding the balance that gives […]

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