Tag Archives: Michigan

JAN. 26, 1837

As state turns 182, the U.P. remains a northern paradise Story and photo by Lon Emerick Michigan, admitted to the Union on Jan. 26, 1837, is still very youthful and beautiful at 182 years old. Especially my homeland, the Upper Peninsula.  We almost did not have this wondrous land above the Straits of Mackinac. In […]

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Inside the Noque

by Pamela Christensen John Mommaerts is a man obsessed with snow. When you are race director for one of the premier cross country ski races in the country, a snow obsession is only one of the things you have to worry about. Mommaerts’ obsession, talents and luck have paid off since 1997, when he and […]

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