Sunday Feb 16
UP200 winner crosses finish line
The first musher crossed the finish line for the UP200 just before 2 p.m. on Sunday, closing out a weekend long race.
Cold Wave Rolls Over the Land: Feb 5, 1885
On February 5, 1885 it reached 28 degrees below zero in Ishpeming. A local newspaper reporter, acknowledging the persistence of the cold, wrote that the cold wave continued to "roll across the land."
High snowbanks in Alger county
Snowbanks across Alger County are several feet high. It's not from above-average snowfall, it's due to the extreme cold temperatures.
Volunteers prepare for U.P. 200
The Iditarod qualifier, which is less than two weeks away, encompasses 240 miles of trail from Marquette to Grand Marais.