Houghton/Hancock

It's finally time to keep your ice shack warm in the U.P.

The top UP Second Wave stories of 2015


Emily Geiger of Craft Cultures.

U.P. yeast adds new flavors to local beers


Creative economy

The state of the creative economy in Michigan


OST Security Practice Manager Scott Montgomery
The Ojibwa Express Convenience store in Marquette.

Ojibwa Express gas station holds grand opening


Ray Johnson, new IMEC SmartZone CEO.
North Star Academy in Marquette, Michigan.

How charter schools have changed Michigan education


Bugsy Sailor, a super Yooper in his own right.
Director Edd Benda and crew working on "Superior."

Movie tells coming-of-age story set in the U.P.


Chicken pad thai at Bambu Asian Cuisine in Houghton.

Hard-to-find Asian restaurant a gem of Houghton dining


Katie Armstrong stands in front of a red maple clump marked to cut as part of a hardwood thinning.
Rapid River scrimmages Superior Central early in the 2015 8-man football season.

The boys of fall more often number eight these days


Scott Robbins stands among Michigan maples.

The Surprising Second Life of a Michigan Tree


Plaidurday is celebrated on the first Friday of October.

Plaidurday will be celebrated Oct. 2


Stefanie Stauffer and Ryan Padgett are urban farmers in Ann Arbor.

The secret(s) to sustainable urban farms


Aggie Pietila is now on staff at Finlandia University.
Michigan is covered in maple trees, yet few are used in syrup production.

Michigan farms keep eye on demand for natural maple syrup


Teach For America Detroit's Danielle Stringer, Peter Grace, Kammy Webb and Latoya Asaya.

Why teacher diversity matters in Michigan


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