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Thursday: Boomers & Beyond

Stonehouse to address lakes shipwreck mystery

MARQUETTE — Maritime History on Tap presents Fred Stonehouse’s “Gone: The Greatest Shipwreck Mystery on the Great Lakes” at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Ore Dock Brewing Co.. in Marquette. The suggested donation at the door is $5. Arrive early for the Christmas ornament sale at the Marquette ...

Drug slows Alzheimer’s but can it make a real difference?

An experimental Alzheimer’s drug modestly slowed the brain disease’s inevitable worsening, researchers reported Tuesday — but it remains unclear how much difference that might make in people’s lives. Japanese drugmaker Eisai and its U.S. partner Biogen had announced earlier this fall ...

Senior tech coaching on tap

MARQUETTE — Tech Coaching for Seniors will be offered from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays Dec. 6, 13 and 20 in the Heritage Room of Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Need help with the downtown Marquette parking app? Want to adjust the settings on your phone or tablet? Learn how to make ...

NCLL light tour offered

MARQUETTE — Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a Christmas Light Bus Tourfrom 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15. Participants should load on the bus at the Berry Event Center, east parking lot. The presenter will be NCLL’s Pat Woods. The cost is $5 for NCLL members/$10 for ...

Finnish independence to be marked Sunday

MARQUETTE — Celebrate Finnish Independence and Little Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 4. Finnish Independence Day (Dec. 6) and Little Christmas (“Pikkujoulu”) are the topics for the Sunday, Dec. 4 celebration of the Lake Superior Chapter of the Finlandia Foundation National. The event will ...

Flying home for the holidays will cost you more this year

People still looking to book trips home to visit family or take a vacation during the holidays need to act fast and prepare for sticker shock. Airline executives say that based on bookings, they expect huge demand for flights over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Travel experts say ...