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Shining the Spotlight: Munising

aerial view of downtown Munising

Whether you are coming from the east or the west, driving into Munising offers beautiful sights. From one direction: the roadside Alger Falls, and from the other, a picturesque view of Lake Superior’s Grand Island –

Swift Hardware Celebrates 155 Years Serving The Copper Country

Swift Hardware building

Swift Hardware in Houghton has been an essential part of the Upper Peninsula for 155 years. From its origins in Ishpeming to its current location on Sheldon Avenue in Houghton,

100-Foot Replica Mine Helps Make U.P. Jewelry Store One of The ‘Coolest’ in the U.S.

Tourists visiting Marquette make time to visit Wattsson & Wattsson Jewelers, even if they aren’t planning to buy handcrafted rings, to walk through a full-scale replica mine.

By: Shandra Martinez

When Ron Wattsson bought a historic building in downtown Marquette for his jewelry store in 1987,