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Heritage Trail trekker

August 18, 2016 ISHPEMING — What makes an easier trip: hopping on a bus or walking 15 miles? Even Fred Eggli would admit that taking a Marq-Tran ride to visit his wife at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility... more »»

Castle Rock or bust: Vacation memories delight

August 18, 2016 I was nine years old and Fenders was 19. He was always kidding around with us younger kids because he was a bit odd and had no friends his own age. We didn’t care. more »»

Senior events

August 18, 2016 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

Former Marquette resident is living as monk

August 11, 2016 MARQUETTE — What would make someone who was at the top of his class at the cusp of the computer age decide to become a monk? Ben Bennett, a former student at Graveraet High School, talked about his... more »»

Dog days of August summon hard memories

August 11, 2016 August has a special feel to it, unmatched by any other month. The lazy dog days melt seamlessly into one another until it’s hard to tell where one ends and the other begin. more »»

Senior events

August 11, 2016 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

Leading a leader

August 4, 2016 MARQUETTE — It’s more fun to get exercise when there’s a happy, well-behaved canine at your side. Just ask Gretchen Preston of Chocolay Township. And, if he could talk, her dog, Floyd. more »»

Summer softball games were only the best

August 4, 2016 The summer I was 11 was the summer of non-stop softball games. They were our source of entertainment after evening chores. more »»

Senior events

August 4, 2016 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

Make mine vanilla: Nothing like ice cream

July 28, 2016 Summer without a double dip ice cream cone is like a pub with no beer. It’s unthinkable! There’s something irresistible about a cone that brings out the child in all of us. more »»

Virtual bowling

July 28, 2016 MARQUETTE — When you get up there in age, physical activity for some folks comes down to finesse and aim rather than sheer, brute strengt. more »»

Senior events

July 28, 2016 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Morning Exercise Class, 8-8:30 a.m. more »»

Pedal pushing

July 21, 2016 MARQUETTE — He might not be able to make the hundreds-mile long bicycle trips he used to, but Cecil Marjaniemi still keeps activ. more »»

Learning to see the good in any situation

July 21, 2016 The Grapes are Sour Years ago I read an Aesop fable about sour grapes. Some of you might remember it. The fable was about a fox that was resting underneath a tree when he spied a bunch of grape. more »»

Senior events

July 21, 2016 EDITOR’S NOTE Regarding Marquette events: Due to road construction alongside the Marquette Senior Center, call the center at 228-0456 to find out the location of the event — some are being moved to... more »»

Accidential purchases vex everyday shoppers

July 14, 2016 We’ve all done it. Looked at one item on the grocery shelf and put another one in our shopping cart. I did it just the other day. I was reaching for a can of tuna packed in olive oil. more »»

Golden nine times over

July 14, 2016 CHAMPION — A local family reunion that takes place every year at Van Riper State Park was particularly golden this yea. more »»

100 years and counting

July 14, 2016 Helen Kakkuri, born July 12, 1916, celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends Sunday at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility. more »»

Senior events

July 14, 2016 Editor’s note: Regarding Marquette events: Due to road construction alongside the Marquette Senior Center, call the center at 228-0456 to find out the location of the event — some are being moved to... more »»

This Hilton has a gift for hospitality

July 7, 2016 MARQUETTE — Miriam Hilton, at age 91, might cringe a bit at being called a dynamo. Being active, though, is part of her mantra — helping others. That’s understandable. more »»

 
 
 

 

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