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PWPL August youth events

Ocean Jars Aug. 2, 3, 4, 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Come into the Youth Services room to make an Ocean Jar with an underwater scene, then take it home for mesmerizing play! Register for a time slot at pwpl.info/events. Registration opens July 12. Masks and ...

Saving water is essential for life, planet

The Earth loses 25,920 liters per day of water according to the Petanu Water Treatment Plant; and although it seems that there is endless amounts of water on Earth, studies show that society could run out of fresh water by 2040, according to an article titled “18 Surprising Projections about ...

What’s Flying: Make your way out into nature

“Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.” — Hosea Ballou Tears of joy seem to be coming with raindrops this summer. They have been “as scarce as hens’ teeth” in this seemingly nationwide dry summer. The sunshine has been a welcome part of the days in the ...

Lovely company for birds now

Butterflies are nature’s angels. They remind us what a gift it is to be alive. - Robyn Nola Summer has settled into its July mid-strides. It has come on as most of the past year has — a roller coaster of temperatures — from the 90’s over the weekend of the Fourth of July, to 40’s and ...

U.P. woman wins lottery

ONTONAGON — What an Ontonagon County woman thought was a $5,000 winner turned out to be a $1 million 20X Cashword top prize. The Michigan Lottery announced that player, who chose to remain anonymous, bought her winning ticket at Holiday, located at 103 Greenland Road in Ontonagon. “I ...