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Keweenaw Peninsula Trail Report – 12/06

Good morning Kruppers!
Well itโ€™s still snowing and blowin!
The grader just plowed past the Scottishack and I grabbed a couple pics to show how much the plow was pushing!
I need an update to see totals so stay tuned for totals!
No need to message me how much we have got because as soon as I know I will post here!
Itโ€™s hard to tell with the winds but I can say WINTER is back!
Sorry for some of our cam problems we are having but they will be rectified VERY soon!
I will continue to post pics and videos from the private cams till then!
The John Dee cams should be fixed in a day or two!
So for now ya better just stay tuned to Krupps Facebook page for updates and pics!
Have a good hump day!

Krupps Resort

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Tuesday December 11th, 2018 - 9:48 am

The Mosquito Inn

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Monday December 10th, 2018 - 8:10 pm

Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula

When the devastating floods hit the Copper Country over Father's Day weekend (June 15th-17th), many roads were washed out. So, this is phenomenal to see--the after photos of Houghton Canal Road! Snow-covered and all what a beautiful sight.

#ccstrong

Photo Credit: Karyn Ruohonen-Rudak.
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are Coles Creek and Markums area repaired too?

Thank you ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Amazing recovery, CC STRONG.

Monday December 10th, 2018 - 3:40 pm

Krupps Resort

Western & Southern UP Trail Reports
Superior snowmobile club has been out grooming to Toivola. Just watch for an open spot about 4.5 miles out of Twin Lakes. However from Toivola north it has not been groomed yet so ride with caution.
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Jim Kallies Dave Passehl

Looking forward to our start 2019 on the right ski.....January 1 2019 cant come fast enough

Trevor Kratt

Jordan Heeren

Don't matter to me I'm down

Chris Roney

Mitchell Murphy May have to go back to Houghton area.

Matty Rodge

Paul Hill

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Monday December 10th, 2018 - 1:48 pm

Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula

Tony Bukovich was born in Painesdale, Michigan in 1915. He played for the Detroit Red Wings between 1943-45. He was cut from the team in 1945 to make room on the roster for none other than.....Mr. Hockey himself...Gordie Howe!

Bukovich was also a baseball standout, having pitched in the Brooklyn Dodgers' farm system. (He had signed with not one but TWO pro teams!)

Bukovich retired from professional sports in 1948 and moved back to the Copper Country where he opened up the Red Wing Lounge. (now the Downtowner) Ted Lindsay, Gordie Howe, and Alex Delvecchio were just a few of his former teammates to have stopped in for a drink & to shoot the proverbial breeze.

He also became player-coach of the Portage Lake Pioneers. In seven seasons, he compiled an incredible 276 goals and 178 assists.

In the summer of 1950, Bukovich formed the Houghton Copper Sox baseball team, which went on to win five straight Upper Peninsula League championships. Bukovich passed away almost 9 years ago on December 19th, 2008 at Houghton County Medical Care Facility. When he died at age 94 he was the oldest former member of the Detroit Red Wings.

Photo Credit/References:
Connie Julien/cchockeyhistory.org
www.hhof.com/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SearchPlayer.jsp?player=12144
NHL.com
MTU Archives
Daily Mining Gazette

#birthplaceofprofessionalhockey #coppercountry #Keweenaw #DetroitRedWings
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Tony Bukovich was born in Painesdale, Michigan in 1915. He played for the Detroit Red Wings between 1943-45. He was cut from the team in 1945 to make room on the roster for none other than.....Mr. Hockey himself...Gordie Howe! 

Bukovich was also a baseball standout, having pitched in the Brooklyn Dodgers farm system. (He had signed with not one but TWO pro teams!)

Bukovich retired from professional sports in 1948 and moved back to the Copper Country where he opened up the Red Wing Lounge. (now the Downtowner) Ted Lindsay, Gordie Howe, and Alex Delvecchio were just a few of his former teammates to have stopped in for a drink & to shoot the proverbial breeze. 

He also became player-coach of the Portage Lake Pioneers. In seven seasons, he compiled an incredible 276 goals and 178 assists.

In the summer of 1950, Bukovich formed the Houghton Copper Sox baseball team, which went on to win five straight Upper Peninsula League championships. Bukovich passed away almost 9 years ago on December 19th, 2008 at Houghton County Medical Care Facility. When he died at age 94 he was the oldest former member of the Detroit Red Wings.

Photo Credit/References:
Connie Julien/cchockeyhistory.org
https://www.hhof.com/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SearchPlayer.jsp?player=12144
NHL.com
MTU Archives
Daily Mining Gazette 

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that's my uncle. the article does not mention my dad or uncle Joe, who are mentioned in many other articles. The 3 of them were known for their hockey skills, amongst other things. My Uncle Tony seems to be the most recognized of the three. Thanks for posting.

Tony was a great player, a gentleman, and a friend of my dad!! The last time I talked to him was at the houghton country medical center when he came to visit my dad just before he passed away!!! They were the epitome of true hockey players!!! God bless them both!!! Copper County Strong !!

Michael Bukovich

I remember hearing of the Bukovich's when growing up in Painesdale. David Bukovich was my age. Freda Bukovich worked in the school kitchen with my mom, Bertha Kangas.

Emily Marie

When my skates needed to be sharpened, he was the guy I went to!

Gabe Gullstrand

Tim Grams

Mark Bukovich

He was a good neighbor to our family at Twin Lakes.

Very interesting!

Met him at county medical care, good guy!

Thanks for sharing!

Sandy Manderfield

Matthew Roberts

Adam Engle

I got to know him and chatted with him several times at the KBC before he went in the nursing home.

Interesting read. Thanks for sharing.

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