Written by ironcountylodging on October 24, 2014
There are many stereo types about Yoopers, some are hilarious and others not so much. I came across this article and found that it summed up what being a Yooper is all about, and we most certainly do not live in a barren wasteland. So much to do in Iron County, what are you waiting for, come visit! Courtesy of the Huffington Post:
You’ve Probably Never Heard Of A Yooper, But Here’s Why You’ll Wish You Were One
There’s nothing quite like
Written by ironcountylodging on October 16, 2014
OPEN MIC NIGHT:
The last Open Mic of 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Windsor Center here. The show starts at 7 p.m., and admission is $3.
The Friends of the Windsor Center would like to acknowledge the performers and the community for their support over the past five years.
The $3 admission includes a “sweet-treat” gathering in the Windsor Hall immediately following the show. Sponsors for the evening are Axle Auto Parts and Lindberg Logging.
CONCERT: An Evening With 4
Written by ironcountylodging on October 6, 2014
The calendar tells us when hunting in Michigan begins, but cooler temperatures trigger our instincts. Michigan hunting offers an abundance of public lands to hunt deer, bear, turkey, grouse, waterfowl and other wildlife. So site in your scope or draw your bow. From big game to small, the thrill of the hunt is Pure Michigan.
Duck, Duck, Goose: Waterfowl Hunting Options Abound in Michigan
Written By Outdoorhub.com
When you think of waterfowl hunting meccas, places like Stuttgart, North Platte, Eastern Shore, and the
Written by ironcountylodging on October 5, 2014
As autumn draws to a close, now is the time to pounce on those beautiful fallen leaves and create beauty of your own. Nature can create gorgeous materials for crafting and fun activities to do with kids. I reminisce to a time on the playground where we would stuff the wire fence with leaves to make a colorful wall during recess. Here are a few crafts to try out for yourself:
WAX DIPPED LEAVES: to preserve the color for making wreathes
Written by ironcountylodging on September 23, 2014
I think this year’s fall colors are some of the best I’ve ever seen. Every hour brings more colors out. Here’s a quick video of the ride into Ski Brule this morning.
Written by ironcountylodging on September 21, 2014
It’s finally here, fall colors are appearing all over Iron County! Radiant reds, gorgeous golds, and opulent oranges can be seen for miles. Take a cruise down US 189, US 2 and US 41 to see beautiful colors popping up throughout the forests. If you’re looking for an opportunity to see the magic up close there are several walking trails available including, Apple Blossom Trail, Stateline Historical Site Trail, Lake Mary Plains Pathway, and Ge-Che Trail.
But for the top spot
Written by ironcountylodging on September 10, 2014
Mushroom hunting and the science of mycology provide a fun outdoor activity for individuals and families alike. Michigan is resplendent in the varieties of fungi that can be found in our abundant forests and fields but one needs to know what to look for; not only that, just when and where to look is important too. I admit that I don’t have much knowledge when it comes to mushroom picking but no worries as lots of picking information is available
Written by ironcountylodging on September 6, 2014
I AM THE QUINTESSENTIAL city girl. Trains, 24-hour bodegas, street traffic, high-rise buildings — that’s MY thing.
So any visit to Michigan would understandably get me excited thinking about Detroit, the birthplace of the auto industry and home to Motown. But that’s not where I was headed on this trip; my destination was the western section of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, a remote finger of land surrounded by enormous Lake Superior. It would be a new experience for me, but then again
Written by ironcountylodging on August 26, 2014
It’s a busy upcoming weekend in Iron County Michigan! Iron County Fair, Picnic, Concert, Open Mic Night & More!
IRON COUNTY FAIR: The Iron County Fair is celebrating its 124th year this summer. Opening day is set for Wednesday, Aug. 27. The closing day is Sunday, Aug. 31. A few events have been scheduled on different days this year, including the 4-H market livestock auction, which now takes place Saturday at 2 p.m. The draft horse pull is now Thursday at
Written by ironcountylodging on August 21, 2014
Joe Basso will be speaking at the Focus on Life Annual Benefit Dinner on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
In 1979, an 18 year old young lady became pregnant and was told by family members to have an abortion. She refused. Her child was born on September 11, 1979. Today, her son Joe Basso is a husband, father of four, and Senior Pastor at Felch Mountain Bible Chapel in Felch, Michigan.
In 2013, Joe was asked to