Monday: In Business | VIEW ALL

Marshall now a certified paralegal

MARQUETTE — The law firm of Kendricks, Bordeau, Adamini, Greenlee & Keefe, P.C. announces that assistant Karen E. Marshall has successfully completed her paralegal studies and has become a certified paralegal. Karen has been with the firm since 2003. She obtained her associate degree ...

Chamber Chat: GINCC welcomes Kautz as new communications, marketing assistant

As the new Communications & Marketing Assistant for the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce, I’d like to introduce myself and extend my gratitude to those who have helped me get here. I graduated from Westwood High School where I had my first taste of the “business ...

Redesign, move, declutter

NEW YORK — Triangle Pest Control's original workspace was a 2,000-square-foot garage housing 25 people — the technicians who did the bug control work, as well as all the sales and support staffers. It was hard for employees to handle phone calls when everyone sat so close together. "We ...

SHF welcomes new board member from Delta Co.

MARQUETTE – The Superior Health Foundation announces the addition of Angela Victorson of Bark River to its Upper Peninsula-wide board of directors. Victorson, a home mortgage consultant with Wells Fargo in Escanaba, has more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry. ...

Tuesday: Health | VIEW ALL

Staying healthy

HARVEY — Not using pesticides or herbicides apparently hasn’t limited the bounty of the Marquette Breakfast Rotary Club’s community garden in Chocolay Township. Even though it was late in the growing season, a mid-October work day allowed participants to see what was still thriving in ...

Invasion of the super bug

When most people think of a professional athlete, they picture someone in the peak of health, the picture of fitness. These days, sports team often hire nutritionists, and of course, utilize the services of physical therapists, podiatrists and trainers, in their efforts to develop the ...

Aspirin 101: Drug facts, history

Aspirin truly could be referred to as a wonder drug. Today, let's take a brief look at some of the history of aspirin, as well as some of the health benefits and some of the precautions about the use of aspirin. Aspirin is one of the most widely used medications in the world with an estimated ...

Foot pain has many causes

I see a great variety of complaints in the course of a normal work day, from non-healing wounds, to sprains, to bunion deformities, and many others. One of the most common parts of the human body to produce symptoms is the ball of the foot. If one were to think about it (which I do), this would ...

Wednesday: Learning | VIEW ALL

Capes offered as reading incentive

GREENWICH (AP) — The ability to slip on a superhero cape and imagine you have the power to do anything is pretty appealing to people of all ages. And the kids of The Grauer Preschool will have the chance to do it, but only if they show off what great readers they can be. Starting this ...

Helping with impromptu child care

Preschool children are coming in half an hour for child care. No problem. You’re always well stocked. Evelyn Massaro has suggestions for educational toys found in the kitchen. Open up your low kitchen cupboards and drawers. They are full of mostly safe playthings for children and hide ...

Negaunee schools MI HEARTSafe

NEGAUNEE — As the district’s health coordinator, Ashley Speaker wanted to make sure the Negaunee Public Schools are prepared to deal with a cardiac emergency, should it arise. “There have been tragedies we’ve heard of where young athletes suddenly go into a cardiac emergency but no one ...

Expanding boundaries

MARQUETTE — The words — and music — of professional musician Alpin Hong of Riverside, California, seem to have resonated with a local teen. Hong, an accomplished pianist who visited Marquette Senior High School as one of several stops during his visit to the community in September, ...

Thursday: Boomers & Beyond | VIEW ALL

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Exercise Class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics, 9-10 a.m., Clubhouse Gym Chair Yoga, 10 a.m., Clubhouse Basement, $2 donation Walking/Chair Aerobics, ...

Noting notable people

MARQUETTE — The cover of Sonny Longtine’s new book shows photos of notable Upper Peninsula people. Even longtime residents of the region might not know all of them by sight, but they should after reading the book. Longtine has just published “U.P People: Incredible Stories About ...

Buying a present and getting it right

While shopping at my favorite store, Tractor Supply, in the Soo, I decided to buy my brother an early birthday present. I’ve long since stopped giving him gag gifts or anything as sensible as a plunger that looks like a rifle. You’ve probably seen them in junk catalogs. All you have to do ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Exercise Class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics, 9-10 a.m., Clubhouse Gym Chair Yoga, 10 a.m., Clubhouse Basement, $2 donation Walking/Chair Aerobics, ...

Friday: Outdoors | VIEW ALL

Gone fishin’

Upper Peninsula • Marquette: Those able to get out reported slow catch rates with only a few lake trout taken in shallow waters around the harbor. River fishing has been slow as most are still waiting on a big push of coho. The Dead River still has Chinook and a few pink salmon but the fish ...

Thoughtless people sully forest lands with litter

“Iron mountains and skies of blue, good planets are scarce and few.” — Steve Forbert In the deep woods, far from these streets, among the turning leaves of autumn and the songs of the stream, the birds and the breezes, I wandered along a deer path in the mud that led to the edge of a ...

Black bears and humans: what you should know

MARQUETTE — For many people, the opportunity to see a Michigan black bear in the wild is an amazing experience. Black bears are Michigan’s only bear species. These animals prefer large hardwood or pine forests, intermixed with wetlands, and they can be colored black, brown or ...

Fishing report

• Marquette: When anglers can get out, coho were caught in the Upper and Lower Harbors as well as between the Chocolay River and Shot Point. The lake trout action was hit-or-miss however limit catches were reported on the good days. Most of the salmon in the rivers are dark now but a few ...

Saturday: Weekend | VIEW ALL

His honeymoon destination?

By MATT KEMP Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Honeymoons: a chance to relax after the stress of a wedding by sitting on a beach with a cocktail and contemplating the start of a happy, married life. Or, in my case, a chance to travel to America and meet a baker. I am addicted to bread. ...

Grower wins trifecta of giant food titles

By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island grower is first in the world to achieve a trifecta in the hobby of growing gargantuan foods: world records for heaviest pumpkin, longest long gourd and now, heaviest squash. After previously breaking two records, ...

Old-world charm in Europe?

By ALBERT STUMM Associated Press BARCELONA, Spain — Travelers wandering the streets of European capitals in search of old-world charm might just as likely stumble upon a bowl of Lucky Charms. Cafes serving American breakfast cereal have exploded in popularity in Europe as young ...

Chez Nous hosts student-prepared fall dinners

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University hospitality and tourism management program will host a series of five-course themed dinners during the month of November. Seating times for each dinner are at 4:30, 5:15 and 6:30 p.m. in Chez Nous at the NMU Jacobetti Complex. Chez Nous is a ...

Sunday: Our Youth | VIEW ALL

Teen active in 4-H programs shines in environmental education role

By JAN BRINN Michigan State University Extension MARQUETTE — Marquette County has a notable 4-H teen environmental and outdoor education science leader in Hannah Peterson. As a younger 4-H member, Peterson had amazing experiences at the Upper Peninsula 4-H Camp. Ever since, Peterson ...

Mountain biking a fast-paced, exciting sport

I like mountain biking because it is a fast-paced activity. Mountain biking is a sport because it involves physical exertion, individuals and teams that compete against each other for entertainment. I ride the Marquette north and south trails. My favorite trail is either Down Dogger, or Eh ...

Coder Dojo 906

MARQUETTE — There are Coders. There are Dojos. And then there are Coder Dojos. Coder Dojo 906 is a community-based programming club for young people ages 5 to 17 who want to learn how to code and develop websites, apps, programs and games. It’s also a chance for kids to have fun ...

SMALL SEED SAVERS

MARQUETTE — An adult might not get a kick out of squishing a cherry tomato, but a 3-year-old might. That activity was part of a Tuesday program at the Peter White Public Library, “Seed Saving for Kids.” Actually, it wasn’t just “for the kids” as it also was “by the ...

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You have to see it to believe it

MARQUETTE — Starting this Thursday, the hundreds of people attending the 2017 Great Lakes Harley Owners Group Rally centered in Sault Ste. Marie will find out what they say about the Sault is true: You have to see it to believe it. The rally will include all sorts of public events through ...

Newberry, Tahquamenon area has wilderness, recreation

NEWBERRY — With a drop of nearly 50 feet and a width of more than 200 feet, Upper Tahquamenon Falls — the second largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi River after Niagara Falls — is a major attraction in the Newberry area. There’s a lot more, however, to the region. But since ...

A day at the lakes

MARQUETTE — If you think the center of the Upper Peninsula is lacking in fun things to do, think again and consider taking a visit to the town of Curtis and the Manistique Lakes area. Situated between Big Manistique Lake and South Manistique Lake, Curtis is surrounded by natural beauty and ...

Grand getaway: Grand Marais offers visitors tranquility, much more

GRAND MARAIS — When tourists start thinking about recreational opportunities in the Upper Peninsula, places like Marquette, the Keweenaw Peninsula or the Soo Locks might come to mind. However, there is another great spot that can sometimes get overlooked due to its size — that’s Grand ...

Home and Garden | VIEW ALL

Good corn taste is in the genes

The taste of sweet corn in the market has, to many palates, gotten better and better over the years. The taste of sweet corn that I grow is the same every year. Still, my taste buds tell me that my corn tastes best. It's not from having a green thumb or a site particularly congenial to ...

Houseplants can clean indoor air

Gardening is a rewarding hobby that can pay a host of dividends, both for the planet and the people doing the gardening. Healthy plant life can help clean the air by absorbing carbon dioxide and various air pollutants, while the act of gardening can help gardeners combat stress. Published in ...

Home safety checks to complete today

A new kitchen or a bathroom remodeling job might be dream projects for many homeowners, but the right home improvement project at a given moment is not necessarily the most glamorous project. Sometimes safety upgrades around the house must take precedence over more popular projects. Accidents ...

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the big PICTURE

In a photo taken by Gloria Clocklin of Marquette, sunflowers are seen as far as the eye can see at Hall Family Farm in Rock. Readers who want to submit photos for publication in the Big Picture should send them as large format jpgs to jmarietti@miningjournal.net or photos@miningjournal.net. ...

Gorgeous ‘2049’ breaks the ‘Blade Runner’ spell

“We’re all just looking out for something real,” says Robin Wright’s police captain in “Blade Runner 2049.” Wright, an icy, steely actress seemingly born for the world of “Blade Runner,” is speaking to her replicant detective whose name is his serial number: KDC-3-7 — or ...

the local SCENE

A calendar of local arts and entertainment events Ongoing The Iron Mountain Music Jams are held the last Saturday of the month at the Crystal Lake Senior Center from 1-4 p.m. This is an acoustic jam and welcomes players from all levels. There is no fee and listeners are welcome. The upcoming ...