×

Features

Easy Ways To Find the Best Day After Christmas Sales

According to a recent survey by the National Retail Federation, 70% of Americans include the day after Christmas in their shopping plans. That’s in keeping with the usual trends, but may spike higher this year, since December 26th is a Monday, and most people are excused from work. Commonly ...

Outdoors North Finding uncomplicated moments to relax, recharge

“They’re looking back, too many people looking back,” – Bob Seger It’s the time of the year that I tend to find myself thinking back, in all kinds of ways, to find out where I’ve been and where I hope to go. As part of that annual holidays, end-of-year exercise, I like to ...

NMU alumnus hikes the Camino in Spain

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University 1997 history alumnus Philip Webb completed Spain’s famous pilgrimage trail, El Camino de Santiago — also known as “The Way”— walking 621 miles over 38 days on the longest, most arduous route. The trail, listed by the ...

Christmas Bird Counts are in

“Yet my heart loves December’s smile as much as July’s golden beam; then let us sit and watch the while the blue ice curdling on the stream.” – Emily Jane Bronte Frigid temperatures always bring out the best in the edges of creeks and brooks. Splashes and changes of current often ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference desk staff at Peter White Public Library. 30 years ago December 23, 1992 -SAULT STE. MARIE - It’s been 17 years since the Edmund Fitzgerald took its fatal plunge to the bottom of Lake Superior in a November gale. There ...

Who is at the manger?

By KAYLA HARRIS University of Dayton for The Conversation For many Christians around the world, celebrating the Nativity, or the birth of Jesus Christ, is the most important part of the Christmas season. Among the most common Christmas traditions are small sets of figures depicting ...