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The Largest Lake in Every State

The Largest Lake in Every State

As part of our mission at U.P. Supply Co. we hope to instill a sense of pride and wonderment in our natural surroundings, and especially the Great Lakes. They’re breathtakingly enormoous and beautiful, and you know this. They’re also very important to protect. It’s that we want to ... Read more

Upper Peninsula Women Every Michigander Should Know

Upper Peninsula Women Every Michigander Should Know

Today is International Women’s Day, which is always a good opportunity to thank your mom (love you, Mom!), but, as she and many others have taught me, women do more than mother – and we should all be grateful to the scientists, athletes, writers, and all around-game changers who haven’t been given t... Read more

Yoopers who Played Major League Baseball

Yoopers who Played Major League Baseball

Throughout the history of Major League Baseball, there haven’t been many players who grew up in the Upper Peninsula. However, there have been fourteen MLB players born or raised in the Upper Peninsula, and that’s pretty impressive! Especially considering how short summers can be. As you can see four... Read more

Fish Fryday #2: Skipper's L'Anse

Fish Fryday #2: Skipper's L'Anse

This is our second installment of Fish Frydays. On a not-quite-weekly but more-than-monthly schedule, we will patronize a new fish fry location in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. These outings will take place on Friday evening, with a review posted the following Monday. The goal is simple, try as many f... Read more

Keweenaw Bay Ice Fishing

Keweenaw Bay Ice Fishing

This week across the Upper Peninsula it was rare to see a temperature below freezing. A lot of snow and ice melted this week and once again the ice fishing season will be coming to a close soon. There aren’t many places in the United States where you’re driving along and see a frozen lake that’s ful... Read more

Winter Detail at Canyon Falls

Winter Detail at Canyon Falls

Every spring, summer, and fall thousands of people make their way to Canyon Falls. Not as many people make it back to the falls during the winter, which is one of the most impressive times to see it. The best is if you can make it right after a big snowfall, where you’ll see pillows of snow broken b... Read more

Hilltop Sweetroll #2 Sweet Treat in State of Michigan

Hilltop Sweetroll #2 Sweet Treat in State of Michigan

Recently the Detroit News readers listed their favorite sweet treat stops in the state of Michigan. An Upper Peninsula favorite made the list at #2. In Baraga county it’s one of the biggest staples known… The Hilltop Sweetroll It’s bigger than a baby’s head… You can find these enormous rolls of sw... Read more