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FALL COLORS — The top of Mount Marquette provides a great view of the fall foliage. With leaves at their peak, now is the perfect time to take a hike and enjoy the shades of orange, red and yellow while they last.

Opinion — 8 places to photograph around Marquette before the leaves drop

Emily Seven, Contributing Writer October 19, 2022

Fall in the Upper Peninsula is taking winding back roads to amazing displays of fall foliage. Get outdoors and see the colors while they are here. Below you will find some go-to fall places along with...

HOT TAKE — Two pumpkin spice lattes, fresh from a local coffee shop. With flavors and scents like cinnamon apple and sweet caramel, we have to wonder whether pumpkin spice is truly the flavor of fall.

Editorial — Pumpkin spice, the polarizing fall flavor

North Wind Editorial Board October 13, 2022

With the leaves yet to hit their peak of red, orange and yellow colors, another fall phenomenon has already swept away the population: pumpkin spice. The fall flavor and scent seemed to permeate the...

MAKING KIMCHI—Kimchi is easy to make, nutritious and full of beneficial bacteria which can help your gut. Try making it; your health might thank you!

Opinion—Kimchi: my flavor of the month

Maggie Duly, Social Media Editor November 10, 2021
Recently, I’ve been obsessed with this one recipe that may or may not be very nutritious. I call it college ramen but I try to make it chic. Yeah, okay, the base of this dish is everyone’s favorite: Maruchan Ramen. What really brings this dish home is the toppings. Kimchi is a staple food in Korean cuisine and it is the real star of my daily dinner. It’s a traditional side dish of fermented vegetables, most often napa cabbage.
Hayes Corn Maze provides fun for all ages including a pumpkin patch, corn maze and hay ride.

Hayes Corn Maze finishes for fall season

Olivia Apa, Features Writer October 28, 2021

Hayes Corn Maze is a farm that offers fun fall activities located about an hour south of Marquette in Rock, Michigan.  “We are celebrating our 20th anniversary this year … It is just more popular...

Opinion—Spooky movies are the best way to celebrate Halloween

Opinion—Spooky movies are the best way to celebrate Halloween

Justin Van't Hof, Editor-in-chief October 22, 2021
Halloween has always been my favorite holiday, and it’s easy to see why. I mean, what other holiday has activities such as the carving of pumpkins, dressing up in costumes and most important of all, spooky movies with friends?
Students prepare to rake leaves in community for Make a Difference Day

Students prepare to rake leaves in community for Make a Difference Day

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor October 19, 2021

Since 1992, Make a Difference Day has been recognized every fourth Saturday of October as a national holiday dedicated to volunteering. Northern Michigan University's contribution to this tradition has...

BEAUTY IN THE FOREST—In the fall, the forest is the best place to be. The sounds, the smells and the sights of the trees are a balm for overwork and burnout.

Opinion—Best places to see fall colors in MQ

Akasha Khalsa, Opinion Editor October 15, 2021
The Upper Peninsula as a whole is known as one of the best places to go to see the fall, and we’re lucky enough to be present here as the trees change and show their full, fiery hues.

Cooking with Maggie—Homemade baked apple cider donuts

Maggie Duly November 3, 2020
When I think of fall, I think of apple cider, donuts, pumpkins and romping around my favorite cider mill. Unfortunately, as many of you may know there are no cider mills near or around Marquette, and I’m still failing to find one in the whole U.P.
Picture of apples from Barrons apple orchard

Fall festivities to enjoy in the U.P.

Peter Smedley October 19, 2020

As snow threatens to fall in upper Michigan and students begin to prepare for the final month of the semester, it is important to find time to escape and enjoy the beauty of autumn. The U.P. is home to...

A view of Marquettes fall trees

Opinion—Autumn brings both beautiful colors and homesick feelings

Alexis Stalker October 13, 2020
My sweet little farm back home in Clarkston, MI is something I’ve been missing lately. My mother has always had a deep connection to nature, and we finally got our own slice of happiness on the farm during our recent move to the property. I’ve always viewed autumn as a vulnerable state of nature, as everything is in the process of its passing. Going to the woods during this time is a cleansing experience to reset for just a moment with nature. My mother and I always strap on our Tevas and Smartwool socks to brace for the crisp autumn morning air before venturing out with our dog, Junior—who of course gets his own sweater—to wander the woods together.
spaghetti squash bowls

Cooking with Maggie: Preparing spaghetti squash bowls

Maggie Duly October 12, 2020
Scrap the pasta noodles and the ceramic bowls, this dish has everything all wrapped up in one vegetable. Spaghetti squash is a seasonal vegetable that is most popular and accessible in the fall months. The squash family is versatile and can be either the heart of or a side to many recipes.
Dead River bridge overlook—Maggie Duly

U.P. fall colors gallery

Peter Smedley October 9, 2020

Michigan is difficult to predict when it comes to weather. In early October it could be snowing or people could be swimming in Superior. Yet nothing will prevent the leaves from changing to their autumn...

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