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What’s in a Letter

I love writing letters and receiving letters in the mail. But it seems that it has turned out to be a lost art of sorts. With technology, people find it easier to email, call, text, and use social media to stay in touch with others, and to me, that seems […]

EUP League of Women Voters offer assistance for Primary

Calling all voters: Your vote matters! Especially in a Primary Election (which this year is August 4th) since only one party is often represented on the ballot, and the winners of the primary election move to the November General Election (11/3/2020). Don’t “skip” the Primary Election. These days, we have […]

Yooper Life: For The Love of a Dog (Part 8)

I had just started plowing the driveway when my mom called and told me that my dad had seen a deer by Besteman’s sawmill. I figured I would hook up to the trailer then I could also plow moms driveway while I was there. I backed up to hook up, […]

Growing A Nester

By Laurie DavisEUP News Contributor My maternal grandmother was a nester. She didn’t have much in the way of money, but her heart was worth a pile of gold. Her house was old and a little decrepit, but she did the best she could with what she had. From the […]

Yooper Life: For the love of a Dog (Part 7)

You would think that picking up roadkill would be simple. I mean, how many people actually do that kind of stuff? Amazingly a lot. Time after time I would get a message or a call that there was a deer hit, get ready, hook up the trailer and head out […]

Yooper Life: For the love of a dog (Part 6)

Shortly after the large ice storm that went through in January I received another morning deer message. It was on M-129 so Steph and I headed out to pick it up. I Figured we could handle it since most had been does. But this time got our first spike horn! […]

I Woke Up Looking like Maxine

Something happened to me. I’ve become Maxine, and I hardly recognize myself. It’s as if it happened overnight, one minute I was myself, and the next minute, I seemed to have morphed into Maxine. It was very disconcerting, to say the least. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our world, and […]

Yooper Life: For the Love of a Dog (Part 5)

Once hunting season was over and no one else got a deer for me, I continued with my quest of “road kill hunting.” On the way home from Pickford’s school Christmas concert, which is where my other 5 grandchildren attend, Doug and I passed a police car with its lights […]

Thank You!

I don’t know you by name but you are my hero. My heart is full of gratitude and this thank you letter is for everyone on the front lines of this coronavirus pandemic. This is such a challenging time for everyone and my heart goes out to each and every […]

YOOPER LIFE: For the Love of a Dog (Part 4)

By Misty Murdock Hunting season finally arrived and I was sure it was going to provide enough venison for the year. I had several friends and family members that said they would give me extra and would even do the two deer license tags. I figured my days of cooking […]