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Michigan National Guard to assist with no-cost community COVID-19 testing in...

Michigan National Guard to assist with no-cost community COVID-19 testing in Ironwood August 12, 2020
LANSING, MICH. The Michigan National Guard will continue its partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and local health departments to offer COVID-19 testing Wednesday, August 12 in Gogebic County. Testing will be held at the Ironwood Public Safety Building, 123 W. McLeod Ave., Ironwood, MI 49938...

NMU Resumes CDL Truck Driving Program July 9, 2020

NMU Resumes CDL Truck Driving Program July 9, 2020
Northern Michigan University’s CDL truck driving program—temporarily halted by the COVID-19 crisis—will resume Monday, July 27, with new safety guidelines and procedures in place. Students who complete the intensive course should be ready to test for a Commercial Driver’s License and begin their careers in five weeks. The class will...

Governor Whitmer Appoints Travis Smith of Marquette to COVID-19 Return to...

Gov. Whitmer Files Brief in Supreme Court Regarding State Funding of Nonpublic Schools
LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced a group of 25 leaders in health care and education to serve on the COVID-19 return to learn advisory council. The group of experts includes educators, parents, and students who will work closely with the governor as she continues to put the...

UPBargains.com – Deal of the Day: UP Cudighi Festival Adult Standard...

Marquette, MI - May 29, 2019 - Everyone in the Yoop knows cudighi is the most amazingly delicious sandwich ever.  Never mind that outside of the Yoop...

Just A Little Yooper Roadtrip

Last night towards the end of my shift, I got a text from a friend here in town.  He asked me if I would...

After glow live music downtown Ishpeming right near Ole Ish

Ishpeming – July 21, 2011 -  Quality local artists will perform downtown at Ole Ish. from 7-8pm Thursday night. Then right after George Knight, the host of WFXD’s local artist show, will be at the Butler Theatre for a lively after glow. See u downtown Ishpeming Thursday night for some good local music.. Related Posts:Ishpeming [...]

The Wind Blows Strong in the U.P. but the Big Ishpeming...

Ishpeming – June 14, 2011 – The wind blows briskly across the Upper Peninsula, but the million dollar windmill sits still. Downtown Ishpeming the leaves of the maple tree rippled back and forth. The wind stirs the bushes nestled close to the big catholic church downtown.  The neighbors tree waves its branches and leaves rather [...]

4th of July Events Great Lakes Radio Stations Will Attend

Great Lakes Radio stations plan to attend numerous events and parades this weekend. Here goes the schedule. #1. Festival of Treasurers, Downtown Ishpeming, a community event of sidewalk sales, and lots of events for kids, live music, & the Texaco Country Showdown at 1pm. #2. 4th of July Parade Ishpeming 10:30am #3. The Community Picnic [...]

WFXD Announces The U.P.’s Home Town Festival Skandia Days July 16

Skandia – July 16, 2011 – WFXD sponsors Skandia Days July 16. Decades upon decades families have gone out each July to watch or walk the parade, play in the bouncy house, play baseball, and participate in Field Games.  This year, Border Town will be the featured entertainment from 4 till 8pm. Longtime participant, a [...]

Ishpeming Festival Of Treasures 2011 will be a super Yooper party...

  Ishpeming - May 12, 2011 – Ishpeming streets are blocked again today. Ishpeming city officials are preparing the downtown area for another event. Thursday morning the details were presented of this years Festival of Treasures meeting at City Hall. The promotional ARM of the DDA, and the Ishpeming Business Association have a “big bang” [...]