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Getting bit by the travel bug

August 18, 2013 Recently, my mom and I went to Asia for three weeks — a week in Japan and two weeks in China. My mom and I left the United States on July 10 and got to Japan on July 1. more »»

Striving for Excellence

August 11, 2013 MARQUETTE — To be an accomplished golfer, one must be able to drive, chip and putt well. more »»

Property visit rekindles fond memories

August 11, 2013 MARQUETTE— A couple weeks ago as I was coming back to the Upper Peninsula from downstate, I stopped by my grandfather’s property in Mancelona to revisit the place I spent most of my summers. more »»

J-TAB meets at library

August 11, 2013 MARQUETTE — J-TAB, an advisory board of middle school students in grades 6 through 8 at Peter White Public Library, meets from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Library’s Community Roo. more »»


August 4, 2013 MARQUETTE — Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency held a student athlete leadership conference for the first time this yea. more »»

Even in the U.P., cabins are an escape

August 4, 2013 Despite already living in the UP, which is fairly rural and isolated, many families have a camp as well, where they go to get away from everyday life. My family is one of these. more »»


July 28, 2013 MARQUETTE — As a local Gwinn family remains at their daughter’s side after she suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm, the community of Gwinn has rallied around the family in full support. more »»


July 21, 2013 MARQUETTE — The goal: pedaling through the woods with trees whipping by while keeping your mountain bike under control on the rough terrain. more »»

Being a Yooper is a good thing

July 21, 2013 There are a lot of misconceptions — a plethora of stereotypes — that go with all types of people. more »»


July 14, 2013 MARQUETTE — Young actors get experience in school and youth productions throughout the fall and winter season, but when it comes to summertime, they get to share the stage and behind- the-scenes... more »»

Cirque Amongus July 23

July 14, 2013 MARQUETTE — Peter White Public Library Youth Services Department presents Cirque Amongus from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 23 in the library’s Community Room. For ages 5 and up. more »»

Youth Talent Show auditions set

July 14, 2013 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Downtown Development Authority and Lake Superior Youth Theatre will be holding auditions from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»


July 7, 2013 GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — Make room, guys. The girls are coming to the Boy Scouts of America’s national jamboree. more »»

Making monastery memories

July 7, 2013 My greatest memories are often created in the summer. I believe one of my new classic summer memories will be of going to Ryumonji Zen Monastery, near Decorah, Iowa. more »»


June 30, 2013 MARQUETTE — One of the last things you’d expect to see young children doing in the summer is lining up to head to class. more »»

The ups and downs of summer

June 30, 2013 The thunderstorms that have been rolling through the area the past week are a sign that summer is really here. I love thunderstorms, always hav. more »»

Voices For Youth seeks members

June 30, 2013 MARQUETTE — Lutheran Social Services, Voices for Youth of Marquette is seeking board members for the VFY Community Advisory Committee. more »»

Library student board to meet

June 30, 2013 MARQUETTE — J-TAB, an advisory board of middle school students in grades 6 through 8 at Peter White Public Library, meets from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 10 in the Library’s Community Room. more »»

Harry Potter to be screened

June 30, 2013 MARQUETTE — “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” will be shown at 1 p.m. Monday, July 15 in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. Rated PG. Free admission. All are welcome. more »»

Happy birthday

June 23, 2013 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum’s 8-18 Media program is celebrating its 20th anniversary of publication this year. In 1993 the U.P. more »»



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