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Michigan Man Remembers Life During WWII on 81st Anniversary of Pearl Harbor
As it has been 81 long years since this event occurred, there are few people still with us who remember what life was like at this pivotal time in American history. We spoke to one man who does remember, Husted Lynn, who was only four years old at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor, but still has vivid memories of this point in time
Wow! Marquette Woman Captures First Winter Storm
After this storm, while perusing the PureUP Facebook group, I came across these beautiful photos from a photographer named Laura Maynard. A Marquette native, she moved to the U.P. from Wisconsin at age 5 and never left.
Local Michigan Restaurant Owner Celebrates 90th Birthday
Gene Ryeson, owner of popular Oakland County restaurant Highland House, turned 90 years old yesterday.
Ghost Kitchens – What Are They and Where Are They in Michigan?
Have you ever seen a “ghost kitchen” in your city before? If your answer is no, you may not have looked hard enough. Ghost kitchens really took off from the pandemic, and are essentially restaurants that cook and prepare food without the seating and in-house dining experience. Like a restaurant that only does carryout and delivery.
This Guy Makes a Living Flipping Stuff at Garage Sales – How You Can Too
Meet Matt Groll, a Sioux Falls man known online as Thrifter Sifter, who went from working long hours at a cleaning business to self-employed all thanks to one thing - garage sales. He says he got the idea when he was walking his dog past a garage sale in his neighborhood and saw a "like new" Callaway golf bag priced at $3.50. He kn...