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Tips for preventing child deaths in hot cars

July 13, 2014 AP — More than three dozen children die of hyperthermia in cars annually in the United States, and since 1998 more than 500 children have died in hot cars. more »»

Teens have library fun

July 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — Many libraries are known for their summer programs for younger children, but this summer Peter White Public Library has created a program for tweens and teens. more »»

Experience helps build confidence

July 6, 2014 As I write this, I am at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, at a summer college program. more »»


June 29, 2014 MARQUETTE— With how chilly the summer is starting off, it’s no wonder kids are enjoying being inside at Northern Michigan University in College for Kids building rockets. more »»

Famous art works take breath away

June 29, 2014 When going to school for art I learned all about Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh and Andy Warhol. more »»

Benched: Hancock students help KLT by making park benches

June 22, 2014 HANCOCK — Students from Hancock Central High School will be helping nature lovers rest a little easier at some of the Keweenaw Land Trust’s preserves. more »»

Plenty of thanks to go around

June 22, 2014 This is a glorified thank you and acknowledgements page… You’ve been warned. more »»

Youth theatre offers day camps for all ages

June 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — When it comes to summer day camps available in Marquette for youth, they have options from sports to science to theatre. Lake Superior Youth Theatre’s youth camps begin this wee. more »»

Exploring in the Midwest on vacation

June 15, 2014 The first time I ever travel outside of the state, I was 18 years old and I went to Tennessee for my grandfathers funeral the summer before I started at Northern Michigan University. more »»

Camping in school at... Camp Skeeter

June 8, 2014 MARQUETTE — Seeing tents set up in a classroom and making s’mores in the sun isn’t considered a typical day at school, but during the last week of school it is for Lakeview Elementary School... more »»

End of the year is fun for seniors!

June 8, 2014 The end of the school year brings a lot of great things — graduation in Lakeview Arena, Kaufman Awards in Kaufman Auditorium, Local Scholarship awards in Kaufman Auditorium, stress of exams and much... more »»

Television can be one of my guilty pleasures

June 1, 2014 I don’t watch TV very much anymore. I usually have it on for background noise and when I do watch it, I watch it for my favorite shows. more »»

Youth biking

June 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — During the summer there are many ways to get children outside and active. This summer a new way to do that is the Youth Mountain Biking Development Program of Ishpeming and Negaune. more »»

Summer reading FUN

May 25, 2014 MARQUETTE — Children can lose some academic knowledge over the summer months. To help prevent that from happening, local libraries are offering summer reading programs for children of all age. more »»

Live, laugh, love with my relatives

May 25, 2014 When I was 8-years old, my grandfather died. I had always enjoyed going to visit my grandma and grandpa on their farm near Sault Ste. more »»

Voices of youth

May 25, 2014 See photos. more »»


May 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — The last thing you’d expect children to do in the summer is to go to class and have fun, but every year hundreds of children do just that by learning at Summer College for Kids. more »»

Social media overload hard to avoid

May 18, 2014 Sometimes I feel overwhelmed by how many social medaia choices are out there. It seems like there’s new one popping up every month, but it fades away quickly. more »»

Movie magic

May 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — The U.P. Children’s Museum’s new program WOW Animation kicked off it’s first class, giving children and teens a chance to learn about stop motion movies. more »»

Coming out of my shell by singing

May 11, 2014 Can you keep a secret? Before I tell you, let me give you some background information. I am a member of the Marquette Senior High School Forensics Team (very formal sounding, I know). more »»



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