News In The Upper Peninsula
Thursday, September 27, 2012
People Escanaba man has unique view from his window
ESCANABA - Bud Lemire has been sharing the view from his window with friends on Facebook. It's not just any window. He lives on the 15th floor of Harbor Tower in Escanaba facing the municipal dock and Sand Point Lighthouse.
Monday, March 19, 2012
People Mary Altman turns 105 at PortagePointe
HANCOCK – Ask anyone at PortagePointe about Mary Altman, and smiles are all you’ll see. The 105-year-old resident of PortagePointe has that affect on people.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
People German exchange student enjoys stay in the U.P.
ESCANABA - A German exchange student at the Escanaba High School said he enjoys living in Escanaba despite coming from a city of 500-thousand in the eastern part of Germany. AUDIO
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
People Tikkanen wins U.P. Folklife Award
MARQUETTE — Storyteller, musician and musicologist Oren Tikkanen of Calumet will receive the 2012 Upper Peninsula Folklife Award.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
People Tree grower provides tips on picking the perfect Christmas tree
BARK RIVER – When it comes to Christmas trees, Joe Teal knows a thing or two to help those hunting for the perfect tree. AUDIO
Monday, March 29, 2010
People Iron River trooper honored for dedication to ensuring children ride safely in cars
Trooper Eric Farnsworth was honored for starting a car seat program at the MSP Iron River Post
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
People Robert Alex Walter's art featured in Shouldice Gallery
Those who enjoy the outdoors won't mind coming indoors for a little while to see the paintings and lithographs by artist Robert Alex Walter on display this month in the Kenneth Shouldice Library art gallery at Lake Superior State University.
Monday, January 25, 2010
People Michigan Tech rallies around Haitians on campus
Far from their devastated homeland, Haitian members of the Michigan Tech community struggled to track down family members and friends in the wake of last week's disastrous earthquake.
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
People Mining history comes to life at Michigan Tech commencement
One of the first recipients of MTU’s PhD in industrial heritage and archeology will wear Scott Turner’s historic academic hood to accept his degree. Turner was a distinguished Michigan mining engineer.