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A whole new world

December 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — A group of 22 Colombian girls experienced snow and a lot more for the first time this weekend when they visited Marquette for their “fiesta de quinceaera,” the elaborate celebration of a... more »»

 
 
 
Have outdoor winter fun with children

December 17, 2014 Since many animals are nocturnal or scarce, children rarely see shy and secretive animals in the wild. However, animals leave their tracks and mysteries for childre. more »»

Breakfast buffet set for Rock

December 17, 2014 ROCK — The Rock Lions monthly Third Sunday All-You-Can-Eat breakfast buffet will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Rock Lions Club on M-35 in Rock. more »»

Study: Your all-electric car may not be so green

December 17, 2014 WASHINGTON — People who own all-electric cars where coal generates the power may think they are helping the environment. more »»

Art for a cause

December 10, 2014 MARQUETTE — There is art in just about everything — even in organizing an event like an art reception, according to high school students in an employment preparatory class of juniors and seniors at... more »»

Cooking; time to teach and talk

December 10, 2014 Cooking with children is an important parenting activity. It is a good chance to teach and discuss. The cooking doesn’t need to be fancy. Very young children can help measure ingredients and stir. more »»

IM delays action on deficit

December 10, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain School District Board of Education tabled action on its Deficit Elimination Plan to go over the figures and make some further changes before the plan must be... more »»

Becoming a sub

December 3, 2014 MARQUETTE — School districts in Marquette and Alger counties are seeking qualified individuals to fill a need for substitute teacher positions, as well as subs for bus drivers and kitchen, custodial... more »»

Biographies teach kids good goals

December 3, 2014 How can we hold up virtuous people we want our children to emulate? Besides being examples ourselves, we can find local people who are good model. more »»

Sticks & stones

November 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — Nationally, about one in five school-age children report being bullied at some point, but Negaunee Middle School students are learning firsthand, it doesn’t have to be that way. more »»

Healthy teeth for children important

November 19, 2014 Do you remember going to the dentist as a child? Remember your cleaning ending with a funny tasting fluoride gel squishing out the sides of mouth trays? Four minutes was a long tim. more »»

Final psych projects at NMU

November 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University students doing advanced research in the behavioral sciences will present their final projects at the next NMU psychology colloquiu. more »»

Nominations sought for MAPS’ Pendill Wall of Excellence

November 12, 2014 MARQUETTE — Alumni of Marquette Area Public Schools who have made a positive impact in their community can receive lasting recognition on a plaque at the high school, where their names serve as an... more »»

Building hives, solutions

November 5, 2014 Gwinn — To bee or not to bee? Some Gwinn seventh graders are facing that question as they learn about the importance of bees and a whole lot more this semester. more »»

Take good care of family dental health

November 5, 2014 American homes are now loaded with Halloween candy and pounds of sugar, an important link with bacteria in tooth decay. Did you know that an estimated 5. more »»

Student nursing association ball set

November 5, 2014 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Student Nursing Association will hold its seventh annual Charity Ball from 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday at the Ramada Inn. more »»

Farm to school

October 29, 2014 MARQUETTE — There were no doctors in sight Friday at the three Marquette County school districts that participated in Michigan Apple Crunch Day, with students eating a healthy, organic apple grown... more »»

Learning school sounds and listening

October 29, 2014 An important reading readiness skill that gets less attention than reading out loud to children is letter sound identification. more »»

Film on Chinese culture scheduled

October 29, 2014 MARQUETTE — CineArts Films at Peter White Public Library, a series devoted to foreign and independent films, presents its third annual Reel China, a program celebrating Chinese culture through food... more »»

Thailand bound

October 22, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette community can help fund the Northern Michigan University Olympic Training Site weightlifting team next month in its December trip to Thailand to compete in an international... more »»

How to make fall fun last a lot longer

October 22, 2014 Families can make Halloween last a little longer when they do a few activities with fancy gourds. more »»

 
 
 

 

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