Sand Point (Escanaba) Main
First lit 1867. History at Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy and Seeing the Light.
Northern Michigan Beer: Bell’s Brewery, Inc. Says "Yescanaba!"
Northern Michigan Microbrews: Bell’s Brewery discusses possible expansion in Escanaba of the Upper Peninsula.
Jim Harrison: A Northern Michigan Literary Icon
Traverse City author Jerry Dennis has a conversation with Jim Harrison about writing, Northern Michigan, and the influence of the outdoors in this piece that was originally […]
Thunder Bay Wrecks near Alpena a Northern Michigan Diving Destination
The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is an unlikely Northern Michigan attraction filled with ill-fated boats: Forty-five known shipwrecks, and possibly a hundred more, lie beneath the […]
Great Lakes Freezing: Shipping Stalls as Ice Stays
Iron ore, coal and limestone stream from Northern Michigan ports to power the manufacturing and energy economies of the Midwest. Yet as ice continues to coat the […]
“Yooper” Added To Webster’s Dictionary: Q&A With The “Yooper” Advocate
It’s been a twelve year fight through red-tape and linguistic naysayers for Gladstone resident Steve Parks, but—at long last—he’s reached light at the end of the tunnel/Seney […]
DNR to Hold Open Forums on Northern Michigan Fishing
The Department of Natural Resources has announced public forums to be held throughout Michigan this spring, inviting the public to discuss local and statewide fisheries management activities […]
MyNorth Classic: Return of Michigan Wolves
This story, which explores the early years of reintroducing gray wolves to Northern Michigan, first ran in the February 2001 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. Once […]
Milligan Highway: How to Preserve a Home and a History
Bill Milligan, a teacher in Escanaba, shares the story of the one-bedroom house that has been in his family for nearly a century, and his efforts to […]
Shani Davis Sets His Sights On a Gold Saturday!
Speedskater Shani Davis thinks Marquette is a little cold for swimming. Pasties are just okay. But Yooper hospitality—now that’s fuel for turning a teenager into an Olympian.