Superior people

Superiorland voices

What sustainability habit do you wish more people would start practicing?

Superiorland voices

Which character do you think will sit on the Iron Throne in the HBO television series ‘Game of Thrones’?

Superiorland Voices

What additions or changes would you like to see in Marquette city parks?

Superiorland voices

What is one way your parents did not prepare you for adulthood?

Voices of youth

If your life was a movie, what would be the best title?

Antique, craft show supports museum

IRON MOUNTAIN — An annual antique and craft event has helped area pieces of history such as the World War II Glider and Military Museum get off the ground. For the past 15 years, the Friends of the Museum has used its Spring Antique, Craft and Gift Sale to build on what the Menominee Range ...

Superior Watershed Partnership hiring now for summer positions

MARQUETTE — The Superior Watershed Partnership will hire over 25 young adults ages 18-25 for the Great Lakes Conservation Corps and the Climate Conservation Corps for the summer field season. The SWP also will hire experienced crew leaders. The SWP Great Lakes Conservation Corps has been ...

Leave wildlife in wild

MARQUETTE — Spring is here, bringing warmer temperatures and the next generation of wildlife. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds those who are outside, enjoying the experience of seeing wildlife raise its young, to view animals from a distance so they are not disturbed. ...

Austrian Olympian visits U.P. luge club

MARQUETTE — Olympians are few and far between, so it was a big deal when a former member of the Austrian women’s luge team visited the Upper Peninsula Luge Club to help the young lugers train. Of course, Veronika Halder, who finished fifth in singles in 2006 in Turino, Italy, and 12th in ...


MARQUETTE — Applications are being accepted for the Porcupine Mountains Artist-in-Residence Program for the 2017 spring, summer and fall and 2018 winter residencies. The Artist-in-Residence Program is open to artists and artisans whose work can be influenced by the unique northern ...

Students involved in poetry match

HOUGHTON — Students from the Copper Country went to Lansing recently to compete against students across the state in the annual Poetry Out Loud competition. In the nationwide program, students memorize and recite classic poems. The state winner receives $200 and an all-expenses-paid trip ...

Ontonagon County’s Pelkola dies

Longtime Ontonagon County Board Chairman John Edwin Pelkola died peacefully at his home recently. Remembered for his devotion to his life’s endeavors, the 74-year-old Trout Creek resident passed away Feb. 23. One of the founders of SONCO Ambulance, Pelkola taught at Ewen-Trout Creek High ...

DNR partners with deputies to patrol Houghton snowmobile complaints

HOUGHTON — Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers teamed up with deputies from the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office to address several recent loud noise complaints in the city of Houghton. The group sound enforcement patrol was conducted Feb. 11 along Trail No. 3 ...