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 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
Written by ironcountylodging on August 21, 2014
Saturday, October 4 at 3:30pmCaspian, Gaastra Fire Department-1 Museum Drive, Caspian, MI 49915We are asking our community to get together and come out to support the benefit for Joe Holm and his family. It will be held on Saturday, October 4th at Caspian, Gaastra Fire Hall.
For those of you that don’t know, Joe Holm fell from a roof and broke his left tibia and tore his acl and mcl. He also broke two metatarsals in his right foot. He had emergency
Written by ironcountylodging on August 15, 2014
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 6 p.m. The arts and crafts sales are on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Carnival specials will be offered Thursday through Sunday
Written by ironcountylodging on August 5, 2014
The Crystal Falls Business Association has announced the schedule for the 2014 Fungus Fest, to be held Aug. 8 and 9. Prior to the beginning of the event proper, a teen softball game is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7 at Runkle Lake Park.
Friday, Aug. 8
Things get going at 9 a.m. with a day of sidewalk and garage sales, which take place all over town from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. United Lutheran Church will hold a
Written by ironcountylodging on July 31, 2014
Join us in celebrating Cori’s life on August 7 & 8
Pre-registration on August 7th & 8th – call (906-265-9244) to do so. Final Registration at 8:30am – August 9th & Tournament begins at 9:00am. Double Elimination… $50.00 registration fee per team(5 to 7) person teams with rotation1st Place Team – $1002nd Place Team – $75
3rd Place Team – $50
Burgers, brats, salads, beans, chips, pickles and cookies will be served through out the day.
Players cost – $5.00 & Non-players cost – $8.00
Written by ironcountylodging on July 29, 2014
Strongman Competition This Weekend! Who are the strongest dudes (and dudettes) in the U.P.? Find out this Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Nylund Food Center here, at the annual U.P. Strongman Contest. It starts at noon, and the public is invited to come over and watch the fun. The event is a fundraiser for the Forest Park High School football program, and admission is $3. Spectators will be seated up close to the action, and concessions stands will be
Written by ironcountylodging on July 9, 2014
Another fun filled week in Iron County Michigan.
The circus will come to town again. The Culpepper & Merri-weather Great Combined Cir-cus will return on Friday, July 11, to the Iron County Fair-grounds. Show times are 5 and 7:30 p.m. and will go on rain or shine. The show is sponsored by the Iron County Fair Board. Advance tickets can be pur-chased at E&E Trustworthy Hardware, Angeli Foods, Min-ers Harvest Jewelers and the Iron County Chamber of Com-merce. Advanced ticket prices