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Vandals disrespect area history

June 16, 2013 Last weekend the 116-year-old Father Marquette statue was vandalized by someone who doesn’t care about all the hard work that has been put into restoring the statue — or the history of our area. more »»

HELPING TO?HEAL

June 9, 2013 MARQUETTE— Marquette Senior High School Junior Andrew Middler, 17, woke up one morning and saw on TV the devastation caused by recent tornadoes in Oklahoma on The Weather Channel. more »»

Accepting change and moving on

June 9, 2013 The catalyst for change has been small...almost imperceptible. At times, I can be a control freak. I need things to happen a certain way and no other. more »»

YOUNG MARTIAL ARTIST

June 2, 2013 MARQUETTE — Shaylyn Eggleston gave out instructions in Korean to fellow Soo Bahk Do students as together they progressed through a choreographed series of kicks, blocks and punche. more »»

Air travel frustrating, not scary

June 2, 2013 II flew on a plane for the first time last weekend and other than having a panic attack in the Green Bay airport parking lot, everything went smoothly. more »»

MooseWood center offers camp

June 2, 2013 MARQUETTE — Natural Fun with Stories and Crafts will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 24-28, at the Moosewood Nature Center in Marquette. Children age 3-10 can attend the new summer camp. more »»

SAFER CYCLING

May 26, 2013 MARQUETTE — In a city that has put an increasing emphasis on bicycling, bike safety — whether riding a path, the road or in a bike lane — is becoming an ever bigger issue. more »»

Exchange student visit was great

May 26, 2013 Earlier this year, in May, I had an amazing opportunity — to host a Central American for a week through the Central American Youth Ambassadors program through Northern Michigan University. more »»

From breaking bones to breaking records

May 19, 2013 MARQUETTE — There are many talented high school track and field athletes in the area, but one Marquette Senior High School freshman has overcome an injury in just over a year to come back and brea... more »»

Vacation a nice change of scenery

May 19, 2013 On Friday I will be taking my real first vacation ever, and by that I mean I’m actually leaving the Midwest and flying for the first tim. more »»

Harvala and Roose royalty for a night

May 19, 2013 Tyler Harvala was named king and Miranda Roose queen of the Westwood High School prom that was held recently. Both are juniors at WHS. more »»

BUILDING FOR THE FUTURE

May 12, 2013 ISHPEMING — Students from two schools have joined forces to learn building trades from the ground up while they constuct an entire commercial building — a garage for a local business. more »»

Spring is a season for many things

May 12, 2013 After a long winter, spring has finally arrived in the Upper Peninsula. At least it appears to have arrived; we may yet have a snowstorm or two, knowing our unpredictable weather. more »»

The Y’s Day Camp

May 5, 2013 MARQUETTE — During the summer months, it can be hard to keep children active and learning new skills. more »»

Education helped in job search

May 5, 2013 On Saturday many of my friends graduated from Northern Michigan University with hundreds of other students and I wish them all the best in the future. more »»

Lake Superior Theatre auditions set

May 5, 2013 MARQUETTE — Lake Superior Theatre will be holding auditions for the Summer 2013 Season which includes productions of Beacon on the Rock directed by Denise Clark and Shelley Russell, Pirates of... more »»

CRACKING THE BOOKS

April 28, 2013 MARQUETTE — Even with all of the ebooks that people can now download to Kindles, Nooks, iPads and other devices, the Peter White Public Library’s children’s room hasn’t seen any less traffic. more »»

The United States of Annoyance

April 28, 2013 There are things in life that maybe shouldn’t really matter: people who don’t use a turn signal when they drive, those who are texting one of their other friends when you are trying to have a... more »»

LENDING?A HELPING?HAND

April 21, 2013 MARQUETTE — High school students volunteer for many different reasons for many different causes. more »»

Pictures of blasts: harsh, but necessary

April 21, 2013 On Monday after the bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon the Internet was flooded with videos and pictures of the explosions and aftermath. more »»

 
 
 

 

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