Stephen King Mentions 'Yooper' in Latest Novel, Duma Key

Stephen King Mentions 'Yooper' in Latest Novel, Duma Key

Stephen King released his latest book, Duma Key, this past January. In addition to publishing another best-seller that topped the New York Times Bestseller List, there is another important note that every Yooper should be aware of. On page 456 of the total 606 pages, Stephen King uses the word … Read more

Upper Peninsula's Biggest YouTube Celebrity

Upper Peninsula's Biggest YouTube Celebrity

Annette Summersett hits 100,000+ views on YouTube for her tribute to Brett Favre. Getting 100,000 views on YouTube is no easy task. So until proven otherwise, Annette seems to be the biggest YouTube celebrity to come from the Upper Peninsula. Annette… good work! If you’re out there somewhere come … Read more

Mont Ripley Slush Pit 2008

Mont Ripley Slush Pit 2008

It’s not about getting to the other side. It’s about getting as many people wet as possible A human walrus? The judges may have been biast The water was 33 degrees What’s your favorite photo? ... Read more

Earliest Easter in Century Could Mean Snow!

Earliest Easter in Century Could Mean Snow!

St. Patrick’s Day was only a couple days ago, so if easter seems a little early this year, you’re right. March 23rd, 2008 is the earliest Easter on the Gregorian calendar since 1913, and there won’t be another Easter this early in our entire lives. The next time Easter will be this early isn’t … Read more

Marquette Redmen Win Co-Championship in Longest Game in History

Marquette Redmen Win Co-Championship in Longest Game in History

8 OT hockey game sees no losers and breaks record for longest game in michigan high school hockey history The Marquette Redmen and Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Eagles played in the second longest game in United States high school hockey history. After playing 8 overtimes in the Division 1 state … Read more

Calumet Copper Kings Win 6th State Championship

Calumet Copper Kings Win 6th State Championship

With 56 shots on goal the score was still 0-0 between Calumet and Flint Powers in the state championship hockey game. Finally, on the 57th shot of the game, just four minutes into overtime when Logan Rastello scored the championship winning goal, giving the Calumet Copper Kings their 6th state … Read more

2008 Mont Ripley Hot Dog Snocomp

2008 Mont Ripley Hot Dog Snocomp

The sun never stopped shining, the temperature was around 35 degrees, and it was the perfect day for a snowboard and ski slopestyle showdown. Rhythm Skate Shop in downtown Houghton offered some free gear to the best performers of the day. Mont Ripley offered some grilled hot dogs. And some of the … Read more

The Ultimate U.P. Valentine's Day Guide

The Ultimate U.P. Valentine's Day Guide

Yoopers don’t need to go to Zales or Russell Stover’s to give their significant other a great Valentine’s Day gift. The Upper Peninsula has plenty of sweet things to offer. Here’s our list of the best Valentine’s Day gifts you’ll find in the Upper Peninsula. But you better get moving fast, it’s … Read more

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