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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 »»

Rock and mineral club to meet

April 15, 2015 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cliff Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St., in Ishpeming. Doors open at 1 p.m. more »»

Students help biologists in Costa Rica

April 8, 2015 MARQUETTE — A sea turtle egg is smaller than a chicken egg, pliable, round and leathery, and they are often stolen from their nests by poachers who sell them as a delicacy in Costa Rica and other... more »»

Helping kids learn to print is fun

April 8, 2015 Printing legibly can be frustrating for some children even with extra help and encouragement. more »»

In brief

April 8, 2015 CURTIS — The sixth annual North of 45 Retreat for Writers will be April 30–May 3 with Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn and the Erickson Center for the Arts hosting once again. more »»

Adventure, education, fun

April 1, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Incredible Journey walk-through body exhibit at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum is being “gutted” to make way for more fun leaning about the body. more »»

Exchange student likes U.P. outdoors

April 1, 2015 NIAGARA, Wis. — Anna-Katharina Hoppe of Germany is a delightful, kind hearted, easy going girl who enjoys being outsid. more »»

Google, Microsoft battle impacts costs

April 1, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft’s Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms. more »»

PWPL book group set to meet

April 1, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Peter White Library Book Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Dandelion Cottage room at the library to celebrate Poetry Mont. more »»

Indoor golf can be a great time

April 1, 2015 Preschool teachers have many good suggestions for making child care easier for parents and grandparent. more »»

Charter quality challenged

March 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — A recent report by Education Trust — Midwest lambasted Michigan’s charter school policies for lack of oversight and poor performance, calling for higher standards and greater... more »»

NMU gets ‘F’ on school authorization record

March 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University received the lowest possible rating in a February report by the Education Trust —Midwest, which scored charter school authorizers in Michigan a letter grade... more »»



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