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New at Peter White Public Library

Do you enjoy reading mysteries, or stories about shipwrecks and/or ghosts? Michigan has plenty of these type of happenings and, if you want to read about them, check out the “new” nonfiction shelves on the first floor near the circulation desk. Here are some new books that have been added ...

Christie’s Chronicles: Living the non-uppity life

When I read an email that starts off with “You’ve been selected,” I don’t get too excited. Usually it’s for applying for something I didn’t want anyway. Besides, applying doesn’t mean getting. If so, I would have started my career in Indianapolis. I also suspect that many people ...

Marquette native gets fellowship for research in Rwanda

MARQUETTE — Chloe Hale of Marquette has been awarded the $25,000 Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship. A University of Michigan double major in political science and social theory in practice, Hale will spend a year in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital and largest city, to explore the theory that health ...

Delightful surprises for bird lovers

“I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.” — Kellie Elmore Summer did not have to wait to wrap the Upper Peninsula in total warmth on Monday as it went all out hitting temperatures across the 90-degree mark. Summer brings warm temperatures, but it also brings ...

What’s Flying: Get out there and see what you can find

“Far up in the deep blue sky, Great white clouds are floating by; All the world is dressed in green; Many happy birds are seen, Roses bright and sunshine clear Show that lovely June is here.” — F. G. Sanders The sun rises early and sets late in mid-June as the “official” start ...

8-18 MEDIA: Speaking from the heart

I was very young when I realized my manner of speech would be the best way to assimilate myself with mainstream American society. I was four when I moved to the United States. I attended preschool a year later in the small, southern Illinois college town my family and I lived in. I was small, I ...