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Empire Editorial: Eaglecrest a bracket buster

...head-to-head tomorrow against Mount Bohemia, Mich., in Final Four action.Mount Bohemia, located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, was named by as "One of the top ten undiscovered ski resorts in the world." Once again Eaglecrest looks...
Blind radio broadcaster preaches to rural villages

...traveling and what surprised me is that in Ohio there are several Christian radio stations, but if you go north to the Upper Peninsula or Vermont, that's not the case," he said. "I felt the desire to get involved in a place where they're not...
Board allows blind musher in Iditarod

...Snowmass, Colo. Scdoris must qualify this winter under the same conditions in two qualifying events in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, which she said she has entered. She also plans to train in Alaska this winter. While Scdoris has competed in stage...
Book awards tailored for outdoor adventure

...prize for the children's book category. Whelan is a Michigan native who lives in a Thoreau-like setting in the Upper Peninsula. A small lake is the centerpiece of her 260 acres, which have been preserved by conservation easement. "Jam...
House rejects bid to slash rural airline subsidies

...modest, but can reach hundreds of dollars each way on a round-trip ticket from places like Ironwood in Michigan's Upper Peninsula or several towns in Montana.The changes enacted earlier require that subsidized routes must average at least 10...
Iditarod sets special meeting to decide about blind musher

...race, which starts March 6 at Anchorage. She has also signed up for the Seney 300 training run, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, an event that allows trail interpreters. The Seney also is an Iditarod qualifying event, but only as long as entrants...
Young doctor drawn to rural medicine heads for Alaska

...Rapids, and she has no desire to be a big-city doc. After having worked in the Rural Physicians Program in the Upper Peninsula for the past two years, she wants to practice medicine in Alaska. "I interviewed in Anchorage a week before Christmas...
Shepherd of the Valley welcomes new pastor in first service today

...who served as interim pastor during their pastoral search. Stage-Harvey most recently served congregations in the upper peninsula of Michigan. She is originally from Columbus, Ohio, and attended seminary there at Trinity Lutheran Seminary...
Guardsman wants to become first Tennessean to finish the Iditarod

...Whaley is currently training in northern Michigan, where the closest place he can get a cell phone signal is in the Upper Peninsula town of Newberry. "Right now I run my team four out of seven days, resting them the other three days," said Whaley...
Our communities of faith need to giggle more

...little more honestly and deeply about life. I would probably still watch South Park, but in our recent move from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan we decided to leave TVs behind. I don't necessarily recommend the program for anyone and I definitely...


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