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Pressing flowers with kids is fun

August 27, 2014 Gardens and fields are full of flowers for a few more weeks. It’s a perfect time to teach young children how to press flowers and use them to decorate their own art. more »»

Redeemer preschool has openings

August 27, 2014 MARQUETTE — Redeemer Lutheran Preschool currently has openings in the 3 year, 4 year and 4/5 year old classes. Children who turn 3 before Dec. 1 and are potty trained may join as soon as they turn . more »»

Talking higher ed

August 20, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula’s three public university presidents had a common message during a recent taping of WMNU’s “Media Meet” — collaboration is key in higher education. more »»

Prepare kids for change in fall of year

August 20, 2014 Children behave best when they know what to expect and have practiced what to say. more »»

Spacewalking astronauts release baby satellite

August 20, 2014 By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts launched a tiny Peruvian research satellite Monday, setting it loose on a mission to observe Earth. more »»

More than a summer job

August 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — Several students in the central Upper Peninsula got a chance to learn first-hand what working in the career field of their choice would be like thanks to a Michigan Works! youth program... more »»

Home art corners can be great time

August 13, 2014 What would happen if you provided an art corner for your children and supplied them with objects found around your home and in the great outdoors? What if you read to them every day and took them to... more »»

MSHS textbook pickup scheduled

August 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette Senior High School students should pick up their textbooks and schedule of classes at the high school cafeteria between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. more »»

NMU unveils new brand

August 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University rolled out its new “Fearless Minds” brand mid-July with a video and new website aimed at prospective students. more »»

Childcare: Who’s in charge here?

August 6, 2014 As midsummer inevitably arrives along with the back-to-school sales, thoughts turn to the classroom and whether or not the children are “ready” for school. more »»

Living the Civil War

July 30, 2014 COPPER HARBOR — Fort Wilkins may not have been in operation during the American Civil War, but last weekend, nearly 150 years after the Confederacy’s surrender, Battery D brought the Civil War to... more »»

Science lesson: Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

July 30, 2014 WASHINGTON— Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday. more »»

Let’s make wind chimes with the kids

July 30, 2014 Are you looking for a windy day project for your young children? Create your own beaded wind chimes to teach patterns, design, and colo. more »»

Into Africa

July 23, 2014 But after shooting more than 40,000 images while there, the couple — already authors of the award-winning children’s book “Stranger in the Woods” — knew they had material for another work geared... more »»

Garage sales teaches econ, good fun

July 23, 2014 What did you do with Grandma Dee this week? “We went garage sailing!” the cousins replied. “We sail from one Garage Sale to another. more »»

Sister city program coming up

July 23, 2014 MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette’s Sister Cities Program will hold a public reception from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the Huron Mountain Gallery space of the Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. more »»

Pocket park

July 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers to help teach kids a multitude of outdoor skills during this year’s Upper Peninsula State Fair in Escanaba. more »»

Wisconsin program gives more choices

July 16, 2014 LaCROSSE, WISCONSIN (AP) — Public school students in Wisconsin will have more options for taking college courses or classes offered by other school districts because of a new program available this... more »»

Blocks can help build math skills

July 16, 2014 Some toys help children at every developmental stage. Blocks are examples of extremely valuable learning tools. more »»

Tips for making family trips with teens more fun

July 16, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Family travel falls into three distinct phases: First is travel with crying babies, then come trips with kids who can handle long rides and long walks, when they actually think... more »»



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