Travelogue

It’s Time to Tackle the Twin Triathlon in Phelps

August 12, 2021

The seventh annual Twin Triathlon on Saturday, Aug. 21, hosted by the Phelps Chamber of Commerce, will give you a great introduction to the natural beauty of Phelps, nestled in the Northwoods – famous for its mighty forests and many lakes.

And none better will be …

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Jack Lake Crazy Eights Mountain Bike Race Set for June 5

May 11, 2021

Whether solo or flying with friends, you’ll find the Jack Lake Mountain Bike Trails to be an awesome ride during the Jack Lake Crazy Eight Mountain Bike Race on Saturday, June 5.

The annual race is part of the Wisconsin Endurance Mountain Bike Series (wemseries.com). The …

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Explore the Attractions in the Ironwood Area

May 11, 2021

There are a number of attractions in and around Ironwood, including a larger-than-life Indian statue and a Finnish museum for visitors to explore. Here’s a quick glance at a few of them:

Hiawatha

Ironwood’s famous Hiawatha statue is located a few blocks south of downtown Ironwood on …

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Playing “Tag” Here Can Be Rewarding for Anglers in Chetek’s Fish-o-Rama

April 30, 2021

The Chetek Resort Owners’ Association invites you to come to Chetek – “City of Lakes” – and take part in their 35th annual Fish-O-Rama, which gets underway Saturday, May 1, and goes until Friday, Oct. 1. Those entered in the season-long contest are looking for …

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Test Your Arm and Discover Remnants of Mining’s Heyday at Iron River’s Tailings Disc Golf Course

April 30, 2021

Discs of all colors will be flying in Iron River this summer, which boasts a challenging and beautiful disc golf course.

The 18-hole Tailings Disc Golf Course was completed in the summer of 2010 along an old mining operation. During the heydays of mining, iron ore …

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Bewabic State Park Is Popular for Its Beauty

April 12, 2021

Not only is Bewabic State Park an ideal place to have a picnic, to camp or take a hike or swim, it’s also steeped in Civilian Conservation (CCC) history. Several CCC structures are still in use, including a log bathhouse constructed in 1937.

Located four miles …

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Take the Challenge on the Chippewa Flowage

April 12, 2021

It’s a time of organizing tackle boxes, putting fresh line on spools, sharpening hooks, looking over fishing maps, and contacting resorts for accommodations. Some of that planning centers on taking part in any number of fishing tournaments.

You would have to cast far and wide to …

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Birders Are Flocking to Marinette County

April 12, 2021

As the days lengthen and temperatures warm, the wetlands, fields and forests in Marinette County come alive with the sounds of our returning feathered friends, including red-winged blackbirds, loons, and warblers.

You may have picked up the Great Wisconsin Birding and Nature Trail, a mapped auto …

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U.P. Waterfalls Worth the Trip This Spring

April 12, 2021

You will oftentimes hear them before you see them. We’re talking about waterfalls in the Upper Peninsula. And springtime is prime time to hear them roar as they flush the snowmelt and spring rains to their final destinations—either Lake Superior or another, larger river system.

We …

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River Bend Trail: The Latest Attraction to the City of Parks

April 12, 2021

The progressive city of Merrill offers a lot to vacationing families. The attractions include the historic and beautiful downtown courthouse, its many parks (including Council Grounds State Park just north of the city), trout fishing on area streams, a summertime rodeo, and hiking and biking …

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