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ART IN THE WILD

HOUGHTON — There’s nothing like a wilderness to inspire artistic creativity. Even if you’re a teenager. Applications for Isle Royale National Park’s 2022 Teen Artist Exploration are being accepted through Feb. 16, the National Park Service announced. This artistic endeavor is geared ...

What’s flying: Mother Nature can give solace

“I pray this winter be gentle and kind — a season of rest from the wheel of the mind. — John Geddes While there were great expectations the New Year would take a turn for better times it seems as though it has gotten off to a less than auspicious start. It looks as though it will need ...

8-18 Media: Life with Jack

Hi, my name is Indie. I'm 9- years- old and I am going to tell you about a living fluff ball a.k.a. my dog, Jack. If you want to know what he looks like, just picture the perfect marshmallow. My mom rescued him from a hoarding situation. When we first got him he was all knotted and stank as ...

Baldini Scholarship winners named

MARQUETTE — Connect Marquette has announced that Megan O’Connor and Ryan Engle are the two recipients of the 2021 Tom Baldini Scholarship. Through years of involvement in the greater Marquette community, these two are making a positive impact on Marquette County and its residents, Connect ...

What’s flying: Step outside to greet bird guests

“At home, I love reaching out into that absolute silence, when you can hear the owl or the wind.” — Amanda Harlech This week it is possible to hear both. Storms, yes, but January for many is the month of owls. While the woods are uncommonly quiet on windless nights, the sounds of owls ...

8-18 Media: Cultural travels, part 2

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part two of a two-part column series on a school trip to Chicago. Part one ran in the Dec. 11-12 weekend edition. Once everyone had finished purchasing their items from the El Condor grocery store, it was time to go to our next stop. However, we did not have access to ...