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Winter brings some surprises

“At this season of the year, darkness is a more insistent thing than cold. The days are short as any dream.” — E.B. White Although the days get two or three minutes longer every day, the clouds of January all but erase the small gains made. Last weekend saw a couple of moments in ...

Free ‘Life Drawing’ class offered in Ishpeming

BY: ALEXANDRIA BOURNONVILLE Journal Staff Writer ISHPEMING — Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will once again hold its free Life Drawing class on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m. from Feb. 4 to March 11. The last time this drawing class was held was in early 2020 since being canceled ...

Memorial snowshoe walk planned

By DREYMA BERONJA Journal Staff Writer ISHPEMING — Tristan Dieterle Armatti always liked to be outside doing something fun and enjoying the weather before passing away at the age of 13. Now, in honor of his memory, the Ishpeming community will have the chance to participate in a snowshoe ...

Mobile food pantry scheduled

GWINN — There will be a Feeding America food distribution at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Grace Lutheran Church at 558 W. M-35 in Gwinn. This is a drive-through event. Attendees are asked to remain in their cars where food will be delivered by volunteers. Many mobile food pantry sites will ...

What’s Flying: True winter birding now

“January brings the snow, makes our feet and fingers glow.” — Sara Coleridge Snow has come to the Upper Peninsula in goodly amounts already January, along with some ice too, adding a true feel of winter to nearly all outdoor experiences. Birding in Marquette County has been no ...