Monday: In Business | VIEW ALL

Cosmic Glow Golf: Games, food and fun

Chamber Chat: On Aug. 18, the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its second glow-in-the-dark, par-3 tournament, Cosmic Glow Golf. This event will be taking place at the Wawonowin Country Club, located in Champion. The shotgun start will begin at 6 p.m. sharp with ...

UPHS Family Medicine Residency Program: The right experience

MARQUETTE — Dr. Brian Waite isn’t just the program director of UP Health System – Marquette’s Family Medicine Residency Program — he’s a living, breathing endorsement of it because he is product of the program, which is known by the acronym MFMRP. Originally from Washington State, ...

Cosmic Glow Golf: Games, food and fun

On Aug. 18, the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its second glow-in-the-dark, par-3 tournament, Cosmic Glow Golf. This event will be taking place at the Wawonowin Country Club, located in Champion. The shotgun start will begin at 6 p.m. sharp with registration and ...

Micheau director of Bays de Noc CVB

ESCANABA — The Bays de Noc Convention and Visitors Bureau recently announced that Robert Micheau will become the executive director for the destination marketing organization. As a marketing and public relations professional, Micheau brings nine years of marketing, event planning, and public ...

Tuesday: Health | VIEW ALL

Talk with the Doc: Michigan has number of fish hatcheries

The State of Michigan currently has a total of six state fish hatcheries located in both the Upper and Lower Peninsulas. Following is a list of these six hatcheries and the year they were established. ≤ Marquette State Fish Hatchery was established in 1920. ≤ Thompson State Fish ...

Control of chronic pain a challenge

Why do people seek medical care? The most common reason is pain. But what is pain, and what causes it? There are many question surrounding this charged topic, especially with the epidemic of opioid addiction, with the heartache, financial ruin and death that is associated. These are questions ...

Local doctor talks about anesthetic procedures

MARQUETTE — Being under general anesthesia is a strange thing: You’re alert one second, out the next. And when you reawaken, hopefully you’re a healthier person. Explaining the various procedures available in today’s medical world was anesthesiologist Maureen McNeely, who gave the ...

New surgical techniques produce less trauma

Trauma is a bad thing, isn't it? That's common knowledge, even to those who know nothing about medicine. Psychological trauma can lead to a whole host of problems. For example, most have heard of post-traumatic stress disorder. If a person is scared enough to have psychological disorders, they ...

Wednesday: Learning | VIEW ALL

Respite training available locally for teens, adults

MARQUETTE — Respite Education and Support Tools is an originally designed educational course that provides respite training to adults and teens who want to offer care to those in need and provide assistance to their caregivers. As a REST companion (volunteer or paid), you give the gift of ...

Trees provide joy, fun and learning for kids

One of the greatest childhood joys is climbing a tree high enough so that when you call down to your parents they look all over and can’t find you. Pediatricians are urging parents to take their children outside away from screens to explore nature; better for back and neck health, vision, ...

A cultural connection

MARQUETTE — Students from Aba Teachers University in China will have more than a memory of visiting Black Rocks on Presque Isle. They also will have cherished pastel drawings of the famous local outdoor spot. The students were to spend about two weeks at Northern Michigan University for an ...

Children are going to love a snorkel bucket

Snorkeling opens up a whole new world of exploration for children. The gear is relatively inexpensive and takes a little practice. Younger children can feel left out, but there is a way for them to see what is happening underwater without even getting their face wet. They will feel included in ...

Thursday: Boomers & Beyond | VIEW ALL

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Exercise Class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics, 9-10 a.m., Clubhouse Gym Chair Yoga, 10 a.m., Clubhouse Basement, $2 donation Walking/Chair Aerobics, ...

Musings of a Matriarch: Advertising without words not a clever idea

When I’m watching a program on Hulu and an advertisement comes on, I leave my chair. For some time now, I’ve noticed the trend where companies skip the script and advertise only with music. I don’t understand this line of reasoning. Does the company think I’m going to remain seated and ...

Pocket man

MARQUETTE — The pocket park on Washington Street recently was named the Phil Niemisto Pocket Park in honor of the man who has volunteered tirelessly to tend to the park. He also can be seen washing windows throughout downtown Marquette. However, there might be an additional honor for ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Exercise Class, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics, 9-10 a.m., Clubhouse Gym Chair Yoga, 10 a.m., Clubhouse Basement, $2 donation Walking/Chair Aerobics, ...

Friday: Outdoors | VIEW ALL

Gone fishin’

Upper Peninsula Little Bay De Noc: The walleye action was slow. Most fish were caught from the Escanaba River south to the Ford River. Near the Escanaba River, anglers were trolling a crawler harness in 18 to 24 feet. Off Breezy Point, anglers were using a crawler harness or stick baits just ...

In color: Marquette author releasing third edition of book

MARQUETTE — Wounded deer getting away from their hunters has been an issue, and most likely will be for some time to come. This is the topic of a new book by Marquette author Richard P. Smith, which actually is the third edition of “Tracking Wounded Deer,” which is subtitled “How to ...

Visit to Indiana provides new sights, sounds

“It will fill you with emotion, if you let it be your guide so turn around; turn around, it’s on the other side.” — Kerry Livgren In the uncomfortable heat and humidity of a late south-central Indiana afternoon, like a character in a Lewis Carroll novel, I ventured through the mirror ...

What’s flying: Changes begin as summer marches on

“The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.” — Pamela Hansford Johnson The sun paints it own tones across the summer landscape, highlighting each shade in bright, unclouded moments, dampening all the colors, especially the greens and reds, on cloudy days, and ...

Saturday: Weekend | VIEW ALL

A tenderloin gets an assist from dark brown sugar, paprika

By ELIZABETH KARMEL Associated Press As its name implies, the tenderloin is one of the most tender cuts of pork, and comes from the full loin. It’s mild in flavor and takes well to rubs, marinades and sauces. Tenderloins range in weight from 10 ounces to 1 1/2 pounds. I prefer the ...

Michigan wine competition marks 40 years

EAST LANSING — As winemakers across the state toast their gold, silver and bronze winners in the Michigan Wine Competition, the annual contest is quietly observing a milestone this year. This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the competition, which now brings wine experts from across ...

BLUES and BBQ

By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — It’s not unusual for people to seek out comfort food when they’re feeling down. And no one knows the blues like R.J. Bragg and Teresa Howes. The couple owns and operates the food truck Midnight Blues BBQ, which has been roving the ...

Detroit pastry chef wins Food Network’s ‘Chopped’

By Sarah Rahal The Detroit News DETROIT (AP) — Detroiters may know Crystal Smith for her specialty bourbon bread pudding at Bayview Yacht Club in Detroit, but recently she has upgraded her title to Chopped Chef champion. Smith, 34, has had a passion for cooking since she was a teen and ...

Sunday: Our Youth | VIEW ALL

What you need to know about my favorite sport

Liam Ulland-Joy, 12 I bet you can’t guess my favorite sport. Seriously. I know what you’re thinking, and it’s wrong. Yep, wrong again. Aaaaand — definitely wrong. Okay, you’ve used up your three guesses. It’s baseball. I know, I know, I’m a 21st century kid so you’d think: ...

Repair, not replace

MARQUETTE — Twelve-year-old Luke Mead is like any other kid who rides a bike. It’s fun. “I just like the feel of it because it’s super flowing,” Luke said. “You can do jumps and all that.” However, those free-wheeling acrobatics might be hard to do with a flat tire or broken ...

Voices of youth

What was the best gift you were ever given, and why was it the best?

PET PROJECT

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum already had animals like reptiles as permanent residents. However, it took on more of a zoological feel during the latest session of the Second Thursday Creativity Series. The event, which had a zoo theme, featured animal-centered ...

Gas tank getaways | VIEW ALL

‘Gateway to the Keweenaw’

HOUGHTON/HANCOCK — A peninsula within a peninsula, Copper Country offers travelers unique and exciting experiences year-round. With countless opportunities for outdoor recreation, breathtaking views of Lake Superior and many chances to experience the rich culture and history of the region, ...

MACKINAC COUNTY WONDERS

ISHPEMING — Whether you crave the over-the-edge experience of a visit to the historic Cut River Bridge, the natural solitude of the sandy beaches in the quiet village of Naubinway, or the bustle of activities in historic St. Ignace, summer in Mackinac County offers a unique experience for ...

Tourist spot on Lake Michigan has a lot to offer visitors

MANISTIQUE — In the south central Upper Peninsula, about an hour east of Escanaba, is the small tourist town that’s growing each year — Manistique. The town stretches 3.51 square miles, and has a reported population of roughly 3,000 residents. The majority of Manistique’s employment ...

Iron River a hidden gem

IRON RIVER —The town of Iron River is a hidden gem tucked away in the south central part of the Upper Peninsula with approximately 3,029 residents. If you are seeking adventure, culture and beauty, then look no further than Iron River. The community is welcoming, the recreational ...

Home and Garden | VIEW ALL

Houseplants can clean indoor air

Gardening is a rewarding hobby that can pay a host of dividends, both for the planet and the people doing the gardening. Healthy plant life can help clean the air by absorbing carbon dioxide and various air pollutants, while the act of gardening can help gardeners combat stress. Published in ...

Home safety checks to complete today

A new kitchen or a bathroom remodeling job might be dream projects for many homeowners, but the right home improvement project at a given moment is not necessarily the most glamorous project. Sometimes safety upgrades around the house must take precedence over more popular projects. Accidents ...

Remedy landscape drainage problems

Homeowners understand that reaping the rewards of beautiful lawns and gardens requires hard work. But sometimes even hard work won’t be enough to prevent problems in a lawn or garden. Drought can be very harmful to lawns and gardens, but so, too, can excessive amounts of water and ...

Design a garden for all senses

Gardens add visual appeal to a yard, but gardens also can appeal to individuals’ senses of smell, taste, touch, and sound. Gardeners who want to create gardens that appeal to various senses can do so in the following ways. Sight Aesthetic appeal is one of the most sought-after benefits of ...

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the big PICTURE

A hummingbird rests in a raspberry bush between trips to feeders July 13 in Republic. (Photo by Cyndi Armitage) Readers who want to submit photos for publication in the Big Picture should send them as large format jpgs to mheath@miningjournal.net, photos@ miningjournal.net. Readers should ...

Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

LONDON— It was a typical phone call between two boys playing and their mother, who was on vacation in France. It was brief — the boys wanted to get back to playing with their cousins, not spend time on the phone chatting. The brevity of that 1997 call troubles Prince William and Prince ...

the local SCENE

A calendar of local arts and entertainment events Ongoing The Iron Mountain Music Jams are held the last Saturday of the month at the Crystal Lake Senior Center from 1-4 p.m. This is an acoustic jam and welcomes players from all levels. There is no fee and listeners are welcome. The upcoming ...

u.p. moments in HISTORY

This feature provided by: www.viewsofthepast.com 149 Washington St. Palestra Ice Arena Stock, Marquette, circa 1925.