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ABCs the UP way

October 20, 2013 MARQUETTE— When it comes to alphabet books for kids, almost every state has one, including Michigan. Now the Upper Peninsula has its own ABC book where P obviously stands for Pasty. Emily L. E. more »»

Asthma now almost forgotten

October 20, 2013 I was diagnosed with asthma when I was 13 years old. When I was younger, my symptoms were really bad and I would have an asthma attack at least once a week. more »»


October 13, 2013 MARQUETTE— In the summer of 2011 a 9-year-old boy named Caine made an arcade of cardboard at his father’s used parts shop in East Los Angeles. more »»

‘When I was your age’ gets old, fast

October 13, 2013 I would like to open this column by analyzing the words of my ancestors: “When I was your age.” When I was young(er) I would get that a lot from my cousins and uncle. more »»


October 6, 2013 MARQUETTE— Cheers and yelling filled the air of the Westwood High School football stadium on a Monday night as homecoming week started off with the 2013 Powder Puff Football Games. more »»

Filling up the photography bucket list

October 6, 2013 Whether or not they’ve written it down, I think almost everyone has a bucket list. Mine list isn’t written down either, but I do have one, thoug. more »»

VFW looks for teacher nominations

October 6, 2013 NEGAUNEE — The VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary will be accepting nominations for the Smart/Maher VFW citizenship education teacher award contest. more »»


September 29, 2013 MARQUETTE— When thinking of William Shakespeare, the first things to come to mind might be iambic pentameter and antique language — probably not rap and hip hop. more »»

Not taking anything for granted

September 29, 2013 Many events recently, or this past year, have made me realize that I need to appreciate the people and the relatively good luck I have had in my life and that I should not take my family or friends... more »»


September 22, 2013 MARQUETTE— As part of Northern Michigan University’s Make a Difference Day, a local military veteran’s home is getting a makeover. more »»

Seeing things through a new lens

September 22, 2013 On Tuesday, I received a package in the mail containing an object I’ve wanted for the past three years. It was a new camera lens. more »»

NMU volleyball: Wildcats sweep Lake Superior State

September 22, 2013 MARQUETTE — Led by seniors Kalli Herron and Sarah Hamilton, the Northern Michigan University women’s volleyball team blanked visiting Lake Superior State on Saturday in three sets, 25-10, 25-20,... more »»

Archaeology Day Kids’ Fair set

September 22, 2013 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center presents an “International Archaeology Day Kids’ Fair” from noon to 3 p.m Oct. 19 at MRHC. more »»

Prep soccer: Marquette gains split in Wisconsin

September 22, 2013 MARQUETTE — After seeing their 12-game unbeaten streak snapped, the Marquette Senior High School soccer Redmen rebounded in a big way Saturday. Coach Matt Tebo’s squad lost to Ashland (Wis. more »»

Craig Remsburg column: Ishpeming, Negaunee matchup on horizon

September 22, 2013 Thinking out loud on a Sunday morning: It’s early in the Upper Peninsula high school football season and a lot can happen from here on out, but local fans should mark their calendars on Oct. 11. more »»

NMU cross country: Wildcat runners dominate

September 22, 2013 HOUGHTON — The Northern Michigan University women’s cross country team scored a perfect 15 — sweeping the top five spots — at the Pre-GLIAC Meet held at Michigan Tech on Saturday. more »»

Prep football: Kelto spurs Munising over Newberry

September 22, 2013 NEWBERRY — Austin Kelto of Munising High School was a one-man wrecking crew against host Newberry on Friday night. more »»

Putting a positive spin on school

September 15, 2013 Students in Michigan went back to school a couple of weeks ago, on the day after Labor Day. more »»


September 15, 2013 MARQUETTE— On the second Thursday of every month, the U.P. Children’s Museum holds a themed night of fun and creativity. This month’s theme was all about trucks. more »»


September 8, 2013 MARQUETTE— Many rural schools in the Upper Peninsula can’t offer art programs or a wide range of sports or afterschool activities for students to participate in. more »»



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