Saturday: Weekend

MAKING THE BEST OF THEIR SPACE

MARQUETTE — When Pablo Krebs turns on a light at home, he probably doesn’t express the level of excitement he did when his circuit light flashed on Wednesday at Marquette Senior High School’s Makerspace. “Yay! Mine’s lighting up,” the North Star Academy first-grader ...

Why I enjoy writing poetry

Esme Ulland-Joy, 8 Writing poetry is really fun and I’ve written a lot of poems since I had to read about Gwendolyn Brooks for homework. It is actually a funny story, so let me tell you about it. Every Tuesday for homework we had to read a story to a parent (easy) and one Tuesday I had to ...

Next time on the grill, consider going big … DINOSAUR BIG

By ELIZABETH KARMEL Associated Press Beef ribs are all the rage in the barbecue world these days. I first saw beef ribs 20 years ago in Nassau, Bahamas. Looking for the best local food, I asked a taxi driver to take me to his favorite restaurant. He took me to a barbecue shack way off ...

Step aside, ribs. Leg of lamb can also be wood smoked

By The Culinary Institute of America It’s summer in the Barbecue Belt of America, where the smell of slow-burning hickory never quite fades. In other regions, wood-smoking is left to the professionals because the technique is thought to be too challenging, time-consuming, and just ...

Next time on the grill, consider going big …DINOSAUR BIG

By ELIZABETH KARMEL Associated Press Beef ribs are all the rage in the barbecue world these days. I first saw beef ribs 20 years ago in Nassau, Bahamas. Looking for the best local food, I asked a taxi driver to take me to his favorite restaurant. He took me to a barbecue shack way off ...

SUSTENANCE AND SUSTAINING A LOCAL ECONOMY

MARQUETTE — Brian Gustafson comes from a family of farmers. In 1902, his great-great-grandfather established a farm in Rapid River, which has since grown into a three-farm operation that is today called Superior Angus LLC. For about the past year, Superior Angus has been providing ...

Grilled ratatouille creates lovely char

By MELISSA D’ARABIAN Associated Press Ratatouille is a classic vegetable dish starring eggplant, zucchini, peppers and tomato that is deeply steeped in the culture of Mediterranean France. When I married a man from the heart of Provence, one of the first lessons I received from my new ...

Celebrating FERMENTATION

MARQUETTE — The drinks will be flowing in Marquette’s Mattson Lower Harbor Park next weekend during the second annual Spring Fermentation Celebration. “It’s a fermentation celebration, not just a beer fest, so it showcases all fermented beverages,” said David Gill, president of ...

Salmon on the grill gets tasty with miso and lime juice

By MELISSA D’ARABIAN Associated Press Salmon season has arrived, and the markets are brimming with gorgeous wild varieties like King Salmon and Coho, which are perfect for grilling, poaching or even simply cooking in a lightly-oiled pan. With summer here, fire up the barbecue and ...

Iron Bay to serve up ‘creative comfort food’ and History

MARQUETTE — Years ago, the building at the corner of Lakeshore Boulevard and East Washington Street in Marquette housed an early automobile prototype. At one point it acted as a foundry and manufacturing center, and later served as a dance hall for local teenagers. Now, it’s a place where ...

Ishpeming fifth- and seventh-grade students taste test healthy foods

ISHPEMING — Fifth- and seventh-grade students at Ishpeming Public Schools participated in a healthy food tasting event Wednesday in an attempt to help encourage healthier lifestyles. “Our food service director for Chartwells made all natural items for the kids,” said Ishpeming health ...

Worshipping This Week

Marquette Marquette Hope a multi-site united methodist community Reverend Kristi Hintz Reverend Christopher Hintz 906.225.1344 office@mqthope.com www.mqthope.com First Campus 111 E. Ridge Street (Corner of Front and Ridge) 9:00am Worship Child care available. 10:15am ...

Spending time staring at garbage cans is a waste

Something has happened to the thinking of Americans. A debilitating negativism is monopolizing our minds, making us angry, moody and depressed. We’ve never had it so good, but too many ignore these blessings and focus only on the faults of others and the nation. Upon returning from a trip ...

just a dessert?

By The Culinary Institute of America Fruit pies, ice cream, and fresh berry salads are summer staples, and you’ll never catch us turning any of those down. But even in the summer, the occasion may arise where you want to crank it up a notch. Whether it’s a bridal shower, anniversary ...

Worshipping This Week

Marquette Marquette Hope a multi-site united methodist community Reverend Kristi Hintz Reverend Christopher Hintz 906.225.1344 office@mqthope.com www.mqthope.com First Campus 111 E. Ridge Street (Corner of Front and Ridge) 9:00am Worship Child care available. 10:15am ...

God creates world using stones — us!

“Beloved: Come to him, a living stone, rejected by human beings but chosen and precious in the sight of God, and, like living stones, let yourselves be built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. For it says in ...

NOW SHE’S COOKING

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula has its first female certified executive chef, Nichole Durley-Rust, the chef de cuisine at Lagniappe Cajun Creole Eatery in Marquette. Durley-Rust on Monday completed her practical exam through the American Culinary Federation at Northern Michigan ...

May the Fourth Be With You

MARQUETTE — If you want to support a good cause while dressed up as your favorite “Star Wars” character, then DIGS in Marquette is the place you’ll want to be on Thursday. The gastropub, located at 154 W. Washington St., will host a fundraiser called “May the Fourth Be With You” ...

Diners may have to wait longer for restaurant calorie counts

By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON — Consumers hoping to find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again. New government rules to help people find out how many calories are in their restaurant meals are set to go into effect ...

Try reading Luke if struggling with one’s faith

“And so it happened that while they were conversing and debating, Jesus himself drew near and walked with them, but their eyes were prevented from recognizing him. He asked them, “What were you discussing as you walk along?” They stopped, looking downcast. One of then, named Cleopas, said ...