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March 20, 2019 RSS feed / Features

What’s in a NAME?

Fox River

The Fox River is 36 miles long and flows south into the Manistique river, joining it near Germfask. Author E.W. More...

What’s in a NAME?

Munising

Munising, being one of the Upper Peninsula's older names, comes from an Ojibwa word, minissing, meaning "island in a lake." Grand Island is, of course, just off shore from the city.   More...

What’s in a NAME?

Biddle Point

Today, Biddle Point is located between between Naubinway and Point Epoufette. Prior to the 1880s, though, maps placed Biddle point just a little further west, where Naubinway is now (including the highly detailed survey maps of the 1849). More...

TRIVIA

Two minutes is the longest you could survive without a space suit on the other planets in our solar system. More...

TRIVIA

Average calories burned daily by the sled dogs running in Alaska's annual Iditarod race: 10, 00.  An average beaver can cut down two hundred trees a year.  Trivia provided by http://corsinet.com   More...