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Kids love putty, goop, glop and gak

March 18, 2015 Parents and grandparents need quick recipes for fun when children are bored even though that word has been banished from the house. more »»

Graphic novel book club to meet

March 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — Peter White Public Library’s graphic novel book club, “Let’s Get Graphic” will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Border Grill on West Washington Street in Marquett. more »»

Gwinn art teacher wins grant award

March 11, 2015 Gwinn — In art class, it doesn’t matter how much money your family makes, what your grades are or if you’re struggling with challenges at home or with peers. more »»

UPAEYC seeks nominations for BEACON Awards

March 11, 2015 MARQUETTE —The Upper Peninsula Association for the Education of Young Children invites the Upper Peninsula to shine a spotlight on young children during April’s Month of the Young Child. more »»

Camps can be for fun and learning

March 11, 2015 While it still is very wintry outside, a break, and summer vacation are right around the corner. It’s time to look into summer childcare and activitie. more »»

Edible, sustainable

March 4, 2015 MARQUETTE — When it comes to modern agriculture, it’s typical to see fields of corn or soybeans stretching for miles at a time, but that’s not how farming was always done. more »»

Tasty Reads to meet at PWPL

March 4, 2015 MARQUETTE — Tasty Reads, the book group for readers who love to cook, will meet for a book discussion of “Bucolic Plague” and the “Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbooks” by Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent... more »»

Healthy eating shouldn’t be major chore

March 4, 2015 Eating more meals at home is one step toward eating healthier and doesn’t have to be a chore according to Laura Gauthier, a Marquette County Health Department registered dieticia. more »»

NMU ranks in top 25 for Peace Corps volunteers

February 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — This year, Northern Michigan University climbed three spots in the Peace Corps’ annual list of the top 25 volunteer-producing midsize colleges and universities in the nation. more »»

Winter soldiers: Calumet JROTC hosts Arctic Raider Challenge

February 25, 2015 CALUMET — Junior ROTC members from across the Upper Midwest tested their mettle at the second annual Arctic Raider Challenge in Calumet Saturday. more »»

Make simple cheese with children

February 25, 2015 Weekend cooking with children can provide nutritious meals and nutritious snacks all week. It helps everyone relax and chat while making a favorite recipe or trying a new one as an experiment. more »»

Book group to meet at PWPL

February 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — Once Upon a Crime, the book group for mystery lovers, will meet at 7 p.m. more »»

Building bridges

February 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Middle East faces myriad civil and political challenges, with misconceptions in the United States often heightened by media coverage. more »»

Help kids to meet life’s challenges

February 18, 2015 Resilient children take responsibility for their actions, have a healthy positive outlook on life, accept themselves, and move forward after failure, disappointment, or other difficulties. more »»

Y winter programs to start

February 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — YMCA of Marquette County Winter 2 programs will be starting the week of Feb. 23 and will continue until April 4. more »»

Montessori program

February 11, 2015 MARQUETTE — The pre-kindergarten Montessori program at North Star Academy, new this school year, will grow next year from just 3-5 year-olds, to include grades 1, 2 and 3 as wel. more »»

ServSafe recert workshop set

February 11, 2015 MARQUETTE — Michigan State University Extension will be conducting an eight-hour ServSafe recertification workshop for food service managers and others responsible for preparing food for the public. more »»

Adults must help kids to bounce back

February 11, 2015 Teaching resilience is a long process that most children do not learn on their own. more »»

Digital Makers

February 4, 2015 MARQUETTE — Students at Marquette Senior High School have been busy programming, printing and building computer software, hardware, video games and more as part of their Digital Maker’s Club, a new... more »»

Resilience must be taught to kids

February 4, 2015 Resilience is the ability to bounce back after a disappointment or difficulty. more »»



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