Look Up! The Lyrid Meteor Shower Graces Our Skies This Week

April 21, 2020

If your views have felt way too limited lately, this week is the time to look up and enjoy an expansive, dazzling sight. The 2020 Lyrids Meteor Shower will be visible each night until April 25 and is estimated to peak tonight (around 1 …

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Take a Virtual Getaway to One of Your Favorite Up North Towns

April 14, 2020

You might not be able to travel to your favorite Up North places right now. (We miss you and can’t wait until you can safely visit!) Until you’re able to visit in person, several northern Wisconsin and UP Michigan communities provide would-be visitors with …

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Uniting Northern Wisconsin Musicians and Their Fans During the Era of Social Distancing

April 9, 2020

Although Northwoods LIVE was founded in 2010 to create a comprehensive northern Wisconsin concert listing, it is pivoting its focus to bring together the region’s beloved musicians and their fans as our community are impacted by COVID-19.

History has shown us that the most …

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Plogging: A Fitness Trend That’s Great for You and the Environment

April 7, 2020

Looking for a social-distance-friendly activity that’s good for you, great for the environment, and perfect for celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day later this month (April 22, 2020)? Consider plogging, a trendy and civic-minded fitness activity that was first organized in Sweden in …

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Northwoods Virtual Arts Events

Northwoods Virtual Art Activities and Events That Will Inspire You in These Uncertain Times

April 2, 2020

Art is a salve that helps us to heal and process our thoughts and emotions during difficult times. It acts as a universal language to help us communicate with others when words fail. While we are experiencing the feelings of isolation amidst Stay at …

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Boost Your Spirits and Your Health with a Walk through Your Neighborhood or Local State Park

March 31, 2020

In these unique times, northern Wisconsin and UP Michigan, as well as communities all throughout the world, are taking measures to flatten the curve of the spread of the coronavirus in order to prevent overburdening our healthcare systems. As a result, while we have …

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5 Little Ways to Immerse Yourself with Nature While You’re Safe at Home

March 26, 2020

With all that is going on in the world today, and especially while spending much more time in our homes than usual, it is easy to forget that northern Wisconsin and UP Michigan are undergoing the quiet transformation from winter to spring.

It is …

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Wishing You a Safe and Healthy Spring from Up North Action

March 19, 2020

Spring officially begins at 10:50 p.m. CDT tonight, March 19, 2020. The beginning of spring feels remarkably different this year than other years, but—just like we know the Northwoods’ forests will once again come alive with green leaves, vibrant blossoms, and awe-inspiring wildlife—we know that …

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Northwoods Wisconsin carryout and delivery food services

Northwoods Restaurants and Cafes Provide Safe and Delicious Delivery and Takeout Options

March 17, 2020

Northwoods restaurant and cafe owners show admirable commitment to serving their hungry patrons with the utmost attention to health and safety. Many businesses are adding or expanding their carryout and delivery services in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions in place in Wisconsin. …

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Support Northern Wisconsin businesses from home

How to Support Your Favorite Up North Businesses and Communities Even When You’re Stuck at Home

March 14, 2020

Whether you are self-quarantining, your travel plans were derailed, or you simply don’t have a trip Up North planned for a few months, you can still get an Up North experience. Here are seven ideas to help support your favorite Up North businesses and …

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