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Bear Essentials

May 27, 2015 MARQUETTE — Being a wildlife biologist has been Marquette native Cody Norton’s goal his entire life. more »»

Congress backs bills to phase out microbeads

May 27, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — Two Michigan lawmakers say they and other members of Congress are sponsoring bipartisan legislation to protect the Great Lakes from the damaging effects of plastic microbeads found in... more »»

Stewards sought to care for 3 state lighthouses

May 27, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — The federal government is seeking stewards to care for three historic lighthouses around Michigan. more »»

Kids can create own fun

May 27, 2015 Families can teach children to make their own games from material around the hous. more »»

School energy savings

May 20, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette Senior High School senior Evan Bonsall proposed energy saving ideas to the board of education Monday in an effort to both save the district money and promote sustainability. more »»

Geography can help pre-school

May 20, 2015 With a rug and a few small cars and trucks, families can teach geography and economic concepts that will be used throughout their lives. more »»

Something’s fishy

May 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula students of all ages who participate in Trout Unlimited’s Salmon in the Classroom program receive hundreds of tiny Chinook salmon eggs in November, only to free them as... more »»

Singing helps children

May 13, 2015 Singing is a wonderful and fun way of interacting with young children. Rhythm and movement are a part of life. Infant brains are sensitive to the human voice and to musical sound. more »»

JJ Packs sends healthy food home

May 6, 2015 MARQUETTE — For some kids, going home on the weekend means limited access to food, especially nutritious meals. more »»

Beach clean up planned

May 6, 2015 MARQUETTE — The MARESA AmeriCorps and the Superior AmeriCorps programs are partnering with Superior Watershed Partnership, Central Upper Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Areas, the Marquette... more »»

Lasagna gardens great fun for kids

May 6, 2015 Spring is a great time to get out and garden with children. more »»

Katelyn Johnson of NHS wins Student of the Year award

April 29, 2015 MARQUETTE — The results are in, and Katelyn Johnson of Negaunee High School has been voted The Mining Journal’s 2015 Student of the Year. more »»

USS Constitution closes for repairs

April 29, 2015 The world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat is closing to visitors as it heads to dry dock in Boston for repairs. more »»

Just Believe event set Saturday

April 29, 2015 NEGAUNEE — This year’s Just Believe spring fundraiser includes a 5K walk, a 5K run and a 10K run starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Negaunee Ice Arena. more »»

Family chores help make kids successful

April 29, 2015 Families want children spending time on activities that lea to success. Doing family chores has been proven a predictor of success according to developmental psychology studies and it is cheap. more »»

Firefighter 101

April 22, 2015 MARQUETTE — Juniors and seniors in Marquette and Alger counties will soon have the chance to get a national firefighter’s certification before they even graduate high school. more »»

Children can make gardens beautiful

April 22, 2015 It takes patience to grow a garden. Although children are energetic, creative, and curious, they seldom are patient. more »»

U.P. monastery featured in film

April 22, 2015 MARQUETTE — Local filmmakers will present the documentary “Gladsome Light” at 11 a.m. Saturday at Thomas Theaters in Marquette. more »»

Sock delivery

April 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — It never hurts to ask. more »»

Small action provides big results

April 15, 2015 Parents, Grandparents, and other caregivers often ask how they can help their children be successful in school. more »»



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