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Make the most of the daylight left

December 19, 2014 Winter solstice for 2014 in the northern hemisphere is Sunday evening, the 21st, at 6:03 p.m. in most of the Upper Peninsula — 5:03 along the Wisconsin borde. more »»

Owls bring a glint of white to winter birds

December 12, 2014 The colors of winter in the Upper Peninsula flirts with the thermometer. Much of season it is black and white — and brown, but mostly white. more »»

Stay close to what you love this month

December 5, 2014 December demands attention. A month filled with concerts, dinners and other social obligations, it concludes with wonderful holidays and time with family. more »»

Find where the food is, find the birds

November 28, 2014 Snow, melting snow, rain, and more snow make it more and more difficult to keep track of the latest conditions, and for wildlife, the latest food available. more »»

Only a few birds bringing color to town

November 21, 2014 Like it or not, winter seems to be settling in. more »»

Winter has transformed the landscape

November 14, 2014 The power of Nature was clear this week as winter barreled into the area and changed the entire landscape in a few hours. It is an amazing transformation impossible in any other season. more »»

Strangers are coming here from all over

November 7, 2014 There are strangers in the midst and they are not from here. It is puzzling — it's getting colder, it has been snowing. The snow that begins to melt turns mostly to ice and has lasted days. more »»

Michigamme Class of ‘64 holds 50th reunion

November 7, 2014 The Michigamme High School Class of 1964 recently celebrated its 50th class reunion at Mt. Shasta in Michigamme. more »»

Jackson Pit opens in downtown Negaunee

November 7, 2014 Jackson’s Pit in downtown Negaunee kicked off its grand opening weekend with a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently. more »»

Local officials tour Eagle Mine’s Humboldt Mill

November 7, 2014 A group of local officials recently toured the Humboldt Mill in Humboldt Township as the guests of Eagle Mine general manager Mike Welc. more »»

Quick season change, birds move on, too

October 24, 2014 The sounds of frogs, birds and insects have been slowly replaced with the rattle of leaves racing and bouncing across open grounds and over rocks, pulled from their limbs and chased far back into th... more »»

A few big surprises left for migration

October 10, 2014 Migration of birds is sure sign of the changing seasons. more »»

Perfect fall weather let birds settle in

October 3, 2014 What a smashing show! Crimson edges on red maple trees raced to find more color in the interiors of many leaves across the Upper Peninsula this year giving the them the appearance of the perfectly... more »»

Fall a great time to see U.P. birds

September 26, 2014 If the start of autumn is any indication, this should be a doozy. Even though it only started officially Tuesday, autumn in the Upper Peninsula has been underway for a long time. more »»

Another change in season coming

September 12, 2014 “I think we are bound to, and by, natur. more »»

Counting the days until summer ends

August 22, 2014 Counting down the days of summer eases a touch of gloom into the minds of many. more »»

Summertime slows down for nature

August 15, 2014 Late summer is a lazier time for most in nature. Young animals are learning to feed and look out for themselves. more »»

Marquette area a busy bird setting

August 8, 2014 Time is a commodity most find in short supply. Everyone is busy. Busier than last year, busier than ever. more »»

Pelicans seen cruising the Rock Cut

August 1, 2014 Seeing pelicans up north in the Upper Peninsula strikes many as a truly unusual phenomenon. more »»

Few days of hot weather welcomed

July 25, 2014 The Upper Peninsula needs a few more 90-degree days to rouse the cicadas from the cold ground so they may provide their mesmerizing arboreal buzz of summer. more »»

Rising and falling: theme of summer

July 18, 2014 The summer of 2014 will be remembered as one filled with rises and falls. The sluggish ability of the thermometer’s rise last winter resulted in a nearly complete cover of ice on Lake Superior. more »»



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