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‘A high honor’

MARQUETTE — Alex Gooch, who will be a senior at Marquette Senior High School this fall, on Monday was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. Gooch, 17, is a member of Troop 309, chartered by Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette, with Al Feldhauser as Scoutmaster. He has been a Scout since first ...

Foggy forest

Sun shines through a layer of fog in the forest at Presque Isle Park in Marquette on Saturday evening. A dense layer of fog could be seen along much of Marquette’s Lake Superior shoreline on Saturday evening. (Journal photo by Cecilia Brown)

What’s Flying: Summer days are glorious days

“I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket.” — Kellie Elmore Summer will officially be here soon. The official arrival time in Marquette is Sunday, June 20 at 11:31 p.m. when the northern axis of the earth tilts to its greatest degree toward the sun. It is ...

SCHOOL SAUNA SHOP

REPUBLIC — At the start of the 2019-2020 school year, Republic-Michigamme Schools added a two-hour, advanced shop course for students to provide an opportunity to allow for bigger and bolder projects. John Hawkins, a Republic native who has hired Republic-Michigamme Schools’ shop ...

What’s Flying: ‘Summer’ has been here for awhile

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.” —John Lubbock   Well it is not “summer” yet, but it sure seems like it. Some have already wondered ...

Discussion events coming up for U.P. Notable Books

MARQUETTE — Continuing into its second year of book selections, the U.P. Notable Books Club is hosting a series of discussions with Upper Peninsula authors to engage community members with local authors. All U.P. residents are invited to participate with no cost or obligation. From Sept. ...