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Sunday: Our Youth

Bringing the ocean home

MARQUETTE — It probably was the closest anyone at the Peter White Public Library would get to the ocean on Wednesday. The program, “DIY Ocean Jars,” allowed youngsters to visit the Youth Services room to make a jar full of ocean — or at least oceanlike — objects. “We’ve been ...

ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE

MARQUETTE — Meg Harmon, a recent Westwood High School graduate, has been awarded an “Environmental Excellence” certificate and a $500 award for her student volunteer work with Citizens for a Safe & Clean Lake Superior, a local nonprofit that opposes the plan for an industrial rocket ...

Dessert Wars

MARQUETTE — If all wars were like the ones being held in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library on Tuesday, the world would be a much better — and sweeter — place. The PWPL hosted sessions of “Dessert Wars” in which youngsters could create sugary concoctions on their ...

PWPL August youth events

Ocean Jars Aug. 2, 3, 4, 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Come into the Youth Services room to make an Ocean Jar with an underwater scene, then take it home for mesmerizing play! Register for a time slot at pwpl.info/events. Registration opens July 12. Masks and ...

Saving water is essential for life, planet

The Earth loses 25,920 liters per day of water according to the Petanu Water Treatment Plant; and although it seems that there is endless amounts of water on Earth, studies show that society could run out of fresh water by 2040, according to an article titled “18 Surprising Projections about ...

U.P. Catholic Foundation gives out over $500K in grants

MARQUETTE — For the first time, the Upper Peninsula Catholic Foundation Inc. topped $500,000 in its annual grant distributions for various Catholic ministries across the Upper Peninsula. The UPCF connects faith with charitable giving through long-term support for the needs of Catholic ...