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Local youth education program will assist students’ post-secondary experience

January 4, 2012 MARQUETTE — People throughout Marquette and Alger counties are coming together in an effort to help more young people receive a higher education. more »»

E.B. Holman chosen Title I distinguished school

January 4, 2012 STANTON TOWNSHIP — In the face of cuts from the state and an economy still struggling to rebound from a recession, E.B. more »»

Learning opportunities offered for children

December 28, 2011 MARQUETTE — Even though school is out until after the new year begins, area children still have many opportunities to continue learning outside of the conventional classroom. more »»

Tech research: Solar power getting less expensive

December 28, 2011 HOUGHTON — Joshua Pearce wants to change the perception of solar power as a relatively expensive energy source used only in remote locations or by large utility companies, and hopes a recent analysi... more »»

At MAPS, freshmen engage in life planning

December 21, 2011 MARQUETTE — Students at Marquette Senior High School talk about many things: Algebra tests they took last hour or reports due in biology tomorrow. more »»

Japanese culture classes offered

December 21, 2011 MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center will host free four-week Japanese culture classes for children and teens. more »»

Extraordinary photography

December 14, 2011 MARQUETTE — Flip through the Marquette Alternative High School photography class’s 2012 calendar, and you’ll see some beautiful photographs of Lake Superior, the breakwater, Presque Isle. more »»

LL-H board mulls term changes

December 14, 2011 LAKE LINDEN — Terms for Lake Linden-Hubbell Schools Board of Education members could become longer. more »»

A dedicated stable of volunteers fuel local hospice programs

December 6, 2011 MARQUETTE —For more than a decade, Dr. Dan Mazzuchi has gone out of his way to provide assistance to people when they need it most. In the 11 years since he retired as the CEO of the U.P. more »»

Survival rate for pancreatic cancer in single digits

December 6, 2011 HANCOCK — Most people are aware of lung cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer, but the fourth most deadly cancer in both men and women — pancreatic cancer — not only receives the... more »»

Immunization hours set

December 6, 2011 NEGAUNEE — The Marquette County Health Department, 184 U.S. 41, Negaunee, will offer clinics for immunizations and HIV/AIDS counseling and testing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 13 and 27. more »»

Getting great mileage at Sandy Knoll Elementary

November 30, 2011 MARQUETTE — Students at Sandy Knoll Elementary School have walked to a lot of places: Lambeau Field, Joe Louis Arena, even the Statue of Liberty. more »»

UPEC grants now available

November 30, 2011 HOUGHTON — The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition is offering a grant opportunity for educators and youth workers who provide quality environmental education programs to regional children. more »»

Adult literacy the goal for Peter White Public Library program

November 23, 2011 MARQUETTE — The ability to read is something that many adults probably never think about in their day-to-day lives. more »»

Teaching beyond the classroom

November 23, 2011 HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University Professor of Art Mary Ann Beckwith has always been able to connect with her students, but with her latest venture, she will be able to connect with... more »»

Youth writing competition scheduled

November 23, 2011 MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library is helping sponsor a youth writing competition for students in grades six through 12, including those who are home schooled. more »»

Fun & learning at the library

November 16, 2011 ISHPEMING — Kids sit in a cluster in front of Sue Danielson, children’s librarian for the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library, entranced by “The Night Before Thanksgiving,” the story of eight tiny... more »»

Art event helps children’s museum

November 16, 2011 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in Marquette will host its annual Unexpected Artists Celebrity Art Auction Thursday, Dec. 1. Viewing will begin at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Studies: Preschool education pays dividends over lifetime

November 9, 2011 MARQUETTE — As 3-year-old Mya Hemmer, a student at a local preschool, grabs another puzzle piece, she’s unaware of the debate surrounding the very activity she’s engaged in: Can preschool really... more »»

ADHD support group to meet

November 9, 2011 K.I. SAWYER — A support group for parents of children with ADHD meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, on a bi-weekly basis, at K.I. Sawyer Elementary School. more »»



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