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(MARQUETTE, MI) – Although it’s colder out than it should be for this time of year, planning is in full swing for the annual 4th of July celebration in the City of Marquette. The final touches are being put into place for another great parade, fireworks and all kinds of other fun activities. Marquette Area [...]

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(MARQUETTE, MI) – The City of Marquette Waterfront Safety Task Force is beginning to implement several of their suggestions and ideas as the summer swimming season approaches. Some of these changes include placement of buoys in key locations in the water near popular beaches in Marquette and having lifeguards stationed at others. Gary Gustafson, task [...]

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Cold Rain, meet Warm Pavement following Monday Evening’s Downpour in Marquette. The Rain led to some really cool photo opportunities.  Have a great weekend, and stay dry!!

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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 [...]

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Adjective: Uncouth (un-KOOTH) Definition: 1. Strange or clumsy in shape or appearance; outlandish 2. Lacking in polish and grace; rugged 3. Awkward and uncultivated in appearance, manner or behavior; rude Sample sentence: Sue realized it would be uncouth to show up at the party without a gift, so she picked up a bottle of wine […]

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Keep young children safe from poisoning by being prepared. Put the poison control number, 1-800-222-1222, on or near every home telephone and save it on your cell phone. The line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Store all medicines and household products up and away and out of sight in a […]

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(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 [...]

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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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