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Wednesday: Learning

Teen interest in long-lasting birth control soars after Roe

Sixteen-year-old Adismarys Abreu had been discussing a long-lasting birth control implant with her mother for about a year as a potential solution to increasing menstrual pain. Then Roe v. Wade was overturned, and Abreu joined the throng of teens rushing to their doctors as states began to ...

Olson Library hosts ‘Americans and the Holocaust’ exhibit

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Lydia M. Olson Library is one of 50 U.S. libraries selected from more than 250 applicants to host the “Americans and the Holocaust” traveling exhibit from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. The exhibit examines the motives, pressures and ...

New WWII novel has Copper Country connection

MARQUETTE — The new World War II novel, “The Ways We Hide,” features a character raised in Michigan’s Copper Country. The book’s author is Kristina McMorris, whose New York Times bestseller, “Sold on a Monday,” sold a million copies since its publication in 2018. “The Ways ...

‘Once Upon a Twin’

MARQUETTE — Mark Sept. 8 on your calendar if you want to learn more about growing up in Ironwood. The U.P. Notable Book Club’s next author event will feature Raymond Luczak’s “Once Upon a Twin” at 7 p.m. that day via Zoom. The Crystal Falls Community District Library, in partnership ...

Crop Hunger Walk set for Oct. 2

MARQUETTE —Marquette County CROP Hunger Walk is set for Oct. 2 at Marquette Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and the walk will start at 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join in the fight to end hunger — one step at a time. Walkers are ...

Families get into ‘dino-orienteering’

MARQUETTE — Looking for fossils doesn’t mean people have to worry about getting trampled by a rolling boulder a la Indiana Jones. Sixteen families gathered at MooseWood Nature Center on Friday to “dino-orienteering,” a blend of orienteering and looking for fossils. Renee Jewett, ...