St. Ignace/Mackinac Island

A fat bike named Marquette is now available from Framed.
Aaron Johnson is the new regional MDOT head.

MDOT taps Johnson for top U.P. spot


Three Shores CISMA coordinator stands near an invasion of Japanese knotweed in Sault Ste. Marie.

Eastern UP organization battles invasive plant species


Star Line Ferry to Mackinac Island.

Star Line to operate former Arnold ferries


Copper Crust Co. wood-fired pizza.

Food truck revolution: U.P. sees boom in mobile restaurants


Ski Country Farm at the Sault Farmer's Market.
Dog Prison program main

Dogs and inmates both transformed by prison rehab program


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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)
Jay Bierlein cutting a log into lengths.
It's finally time to keep your ice shack warm in the U.P.

The top UP Second Wave stories of 2015


Creative economy

The state of the creative economy in Michigan


Bugsy Sailor, a super Yooper in his own right.
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


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