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Fall Fest at Northern Michigan University with Major Discount

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8/25/2014 Marquette, Michigan — The Major stopped in to NMU’s Fall Fest to chat to the some of the attendees who were packed into the lawn next to the University Center. Bringing more than a live broadcast to Fall Fest, the Major handed out a stack of Wendy’s Frosties to the grateful college students. Fall […]

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The Country Showdown at the Marquette Township Community Days

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The crowd at the Marquette Township Community Days on August 2nd got a real treat – live music by the performers at the Country Showdown! Each of the six acts brought their own spin to the stage. The panel of judges included Brooke Brauer – the 2014 Miss Teen UP! After tallying their scores, the […]

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The 13th Annual Blueberry Festival is Going on in Downtown Marquette

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Marquette, MI – July 25, 2014 – Downtown Marquette is packed with pedestrians today as they explore the 13th Annual Blueberry Festival.  The festival features vendors, fresh fruit from local farmers, artists, games, pony rides, and live music. Carl Johnson stopped by this morning and sent back some pictures.  Take a look – or even […]

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Psychedelic Toad or Prince in Disguise?

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Marquette, Michigan  –  July 15, 2014  –  My pal and I were out walking the other night on the bike path behind Domino’s when we came across this big ol’ toad that was just chillin’ on the pavement. “Did you ever wonder if you could really get high from toad-licking?” my friend wondered aloud. “Nope, […]

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Tee Time with the Queen

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Marquette, MI – July 11, 2014 – Walt was on layover in England on his way home from vacation. He found these and well, you know how things seem like a good idea at the time? That’s what happened here.  

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The Two Kids One Car Dilemma

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I was stuck. A time conflict prevented me from being able to be picked up. Thinking I had completely solved the problem, I decided to bike home. In order for this solution to work, however, I had to get my bike into my car. Searching around, I found this handy little lever in the trunk. […]

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Applebee’s Parking Lot Filled with Vintage Cars During the Car Show & Cruise in Marquette Township

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6/21/2014 Marquette Township, Michigan — The Applebee’s Parking Lot in Marquette Township was filled this afternoon with Vintage Hot Rods, Model A’s and all the classics from the early days! It was all part of the “Catch the Vision Car Show & Cruise” that is held annually in Marquette Township. So many folks from across […]

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My End of the Week Crisis

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It’s the end of the week. This means that I am attempting to stretch out the last of the food in my fridge until I can go grocery shopping this weekend. When I searched for dinner last night, I realized just how bleak my options were. Not inspired by my choices, I aimlessly wandered back […]

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The Neighbors’ Spring Cleaning Comes to My Benefit

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Spring cleaning uncovers all sorts of stuff. Thrown into the basement for a reason, that cabinet has absolutely no use. While I would love to say that I spent a few hours cleaning out my basement and hosting a garage sale, that is simply not the case. Instead, I cruised around town early on a […]

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Bears in Bonnets

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As a kid, no trip to the mall was complete without being sidetracked by these little machines. Who can resist sitting next to a bear wearing a bonnet? With a little imagination, the gentle rocking of the ride became the fastest race car. Imagination and persistence were the keys to making these rides come to […]

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