Home » Archives by category » Featured Posts (Page 376)

Win $1,000.00 by Singing in the Upper Peninsula Texaco Country Showdown’s
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 Regional s! Singers…The Texaco Country Showdowns are ready to begin in the Upper Peninsula. 5 events are coming, with the 6th regional event at […]

Continue reading …

(MARQUETTE, MI) – An annual sign of summer has arrived in Marquette, MI. It’s time again for the Kiwanis Chicken Barbeque at Lakeview Arena. This community event is favorite for all ages and is a sure signal that summer is back in Upper Michigan. Mike Morgan, Vice President of the Kiwanis Club of Marquette, stopped […]

Continue reading …

(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 […]

Continue reading …

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 […]

Continue reading …

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 […]

Continue reading …

(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 […]

Continue reading …

Negaunee – June 8 2011 – Negaunee Township sunrises are spectacular. It’s 6:30am and 73 outside with a heavy atmosphere. The skies seem just dull and thick with a blanket of grey, and this gorgeous image emerges. As the sun climbed higher an orange trail shot out almost inviting me to walk that bridge to […]

Continue reading …

(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 […]

Continue reading …

(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 […]

Continue reading …

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.  […]

Continue reading …