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If you're a fan of the Upper Peninsula and all that it offers, than Escanaba is the place to be. Not only is it home to outstanding fishing and hiking, but also to some of the U.P.'s home-grown businesses like Sayklly's Chocolates and Marble Arms. Escanaba features a more temperate climate than much of the Upper Peninsula, giving it a year-round splendor, though winter activities do not suffer and ice fishing "shanty towns" sprout up across Bay de Noc. The city is home to the Escanaba Eskymos as well as Bay College.
Small Town Girl reviews Venice Pub & Pizzeria
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Is starting college during high school Michigan's ticket to success?
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Imagine a future where every Michigan student not only went to college, but started that collegiate career before they even left high school. For some students, it's already happening, and it could have big implications for education in our state.
What does Superior Trade Zone designation mean for the U.P.?
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The State of Michigan recently designated 16 communities in Marquette and Delta counties as the Superior Trade Zone. What does that mean for the region"s economy going forward?
Does the U.P. need to rebrand to compete for business and tourism?
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Yoopers know what makes the U.P. special, but the region's story isn't always told with a cohesive voice. Some think that calls for a U.P.-wide rebranding effort and a more ambitious drive to attract businesses and tourists from across the country and world.
Checker Transport finds success in getting people where they want to go
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
With the foresight and patience of a seasoned businessman, Marquette's Jesse Schramm transformed a modest four-vehicle taxi enterprise into Checker Transport LLC, now an expanding and growing business.
Special Report: How does energy get to your smartphone?
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
You plug in your smartphone and voila -- it's charged up and ready to whisk you off to cyberspace. But how exactly do those electrons get into your phone? Read on to find out.
Sovereign Communications finds home in U.P.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
As Sovereign Communications prepares to relocate into a brand new headquarters in Sault Ste. Marie, the broadcasting company's president reflects on his decision to invest in the region.
What does the craft beer boom mean for home brewers?
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
The craft beer boom hasn't shaken the foundations of the U.P's rich homebrewing tradition. If anything, the region's amateur brewing community is more tight-knit, creative and ambitious than ever before.
Dirt bikes can be turned into snow bikes for winter
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Manistique artist creates from his surroundings
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The winner of the Upper Peninsula Second Wave Media Award for 2014 at the Northern Exposure exhibit in Escanaba is a Manistique artist who creates furniture designs based on wood already shaped by nature.
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Three hired at Escanaba Country Club
Placemaking workshops will be held in U.P.
Michigan holds wild mushroom foraging certification program
Three U.P. health departments get grants to tackle obesity
OPG in Escanaba hires Ryan
Health innovation grants given to several U.P. agencies
Workforce development grants go to U.P. companies
Yooper Goddess puts out a venison e-cookbook
Salon West & Spa hires Paige LaBonte
Bays de Noc CVB has new director
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In the News
Turkey hunting on the rise in Michigan
One-room schoolhouses dot Michigan educational system
Source: Bridge Michigan
Michigan lighthouses are beacons for tourists
Meijer plans long-awaited expansion into U.P.
Thrillist names best 24 U.P. restaurants
Two U.P. lighthouses to be renovated
LSJ explores challenges and growth for Michigan tourism
Source: Lansing State Journal
Things no one tells you about leaving the U.P.
Two U.P. towns on top 10 snowiest list
Source: Washington Post
Biker tracks an 1800-mile course across the U.P.
Source: Pure Michigan
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