Keweenaw County

Population:2,301 (15th)
Pop. Density:4.25 people/sq. mile (15th)
Land Area:541 sq. miles (15th)
Water Area:5,425 sq. miles (1st)
County Seat:Eagle River
Towns:Copper Harbor, Eagle Harbor, Mohawk, Allouez
FinnFest USA 2013 Begins Today

FinnFest USA 2013 Begins Today

There are a lot of reasons why the FinnFest USA 2013 organizing committee started planning three years ago. The 5-day event which takes place in the Copper Country from June 19-23 is more than just a fun celebration. It’s a cultural phenomenon, it’s a lifeline and it’s coming home, for some. That’s ... Read more

Bed & Breakfast Lighthouses in the Upper Peninsula

Bed & Breakfast Lighthouses in the Upper Peninsula

Depending on where your source there are about 12-15 lighthouses in the entire country that double as a bed and breakfast. Two are in the Upper Peninsula. Having two of these right in the Upper Peninsula is incredible. Of course these re fresh water lighthouses, where as most of the other lighthouse... Read more

The genesis of the Kuparisaari Triathlon

The genesis of the Kuparisaari Triathlon

Bob Haase and his wife, Jan, started the Copperman Triathlon in Copper Harbor in 1992 and have since passed along these duties to other organizations. He decided to do his first triathlon at the age of 31 after watching the Ironman (Hawaii) on TV. His most memorable race is the Bud Light USTS Chicag... Read more

Why the Upper Peninsula is Not Part of Wisconsin

Why the Upper Peninsula is Not Part of Wisconsin

Outside of the Midwest, The Upper Peninsula seems to a mystery to much of the U.S. population, and surprisingly, even to some of those in the Midwest. It’s quite common to think that the Upper Peninsula is part of Canada and sometimes textbooks don’t know what state the Upper Peninsula is in. More t... Read more