The Connor Sport Court mill is located in Amasa, Michigan. Maple basketball courts played on  under bright lights in big cities come from this rural spot in the Upper Peninsula. (photo courtesy   Nick Jensen/Floline Media)
Shop local whenever possible for the best local economy.

New Family Dollar location opens in Gwinn

Jay Bierlein cutting a log into lengths.
The new warming hut
Chatham Depot
Wagener's in Au Train serves up classic German food.
It's finally time to keep your ice shack warm in the U.P.

The top UP Second Wave stories of 2015

Dental care is needed in the U.P.

Aspen Dental comes to Marquette

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

Shelafoe Designs celebrates its opening.

Shelafoe Designs opens in Marquette

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

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

Sometimes, a little help is all that's needed.

Help Me Ronda LLC launches new service

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