Monthly Archives: May 2012

Crossing Paths An Intimate Evening of Music with Kailin Yong, Bob Bernard, Seth Bernard, May Erlewine and Mike Shimmin

Marquette, MI – Kathryn Russell, 5th Grade Teacher at Bothwell Middle School has received a grant to support “Building a Global Vision”. She has organized a concert at Kaufman Auditorium featuring Seth

Cooler Weather Aids Duck Lake Fire Suppression Efforts

DNR Reports Fire Containment at 57 Percent The Department of Natural Resources today reported that cooler temperatures Wednesday evening allowed the fire crews to make significant progress on the Duck Lake Fire

George D. Gilbert Elementary 3rd Grade Students “Paddle to the Sea”

Gwinn, Michigan (49841) — Third grade students in Connie Sather’s Social Studies classes recently finished a book by Holling Clancy Holling titled “Paddle to the Sea” about a Native American boy who

NCLL Offers Hike Along Silver Bells and Rock River Falls – May 22 Registration Deadline

Chatham, Michigan –  The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a chance to hike up the Silver Bells and Rock River Falls at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 31. This spring hike

Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education Meeting May 21st

Office of the Superintendent Gwinn Area Community Schools 906) 346-9283 The regular meeting of the Board of Education, Gwinn Area Community Schools, will be held on Monday, May 21, 2012 in the

Bell Foundation Announces Its Annual Golf Outing July 17th

Champion, Michigan (49814) – Bell Foundation’s 6th Annual Golf Outing is scheduled for July 17, 2012 at the Wawonowin Country Club.  This year the outing will benefit the Surgical Equipment Initiative.  

Flat Broke Blues Band to Perform at Northern MIchigan University Saturday

MARQUETTE, Michigan – The Flat Broke Blues Band will perform at Northern Michigan University as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival’s Coffee House Series. The concert is scheduled at 7 p.m.

Fishing fever hits the Upper Peninsula

Word has it there’s something catchy going around these days. Reported symptoms include: Difficulty concentrating, rapid heartbeat, insomnia, obsessive/compulsive behavior, and an aversion to weekend yard work. The diagnosis: Fishing Fever has

Your Mind Matters Lunch & Learn: The Addicted Brain

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm Peter White Public Library 217 N. Front St. Marquette 906-228-9510  Marquette, Michigan – Learn how people become addicted on Wednesday, May 16 at

Skandia – West Branch Fire Department – Firemen’s Ball – May 12, 2012

Summer Food Service Program for Children

Gwinn, Michigan – The GWINN AREA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children. Free meals will be made available to children 18 years of age and

Empire Mine Receives First Sentinels of Safety Award

Ishpeming, MI — Cliffs Natural Resources, (NYSE: CLF) (Paris: CLF) announced today that its Michigan Operations’ Empire Mine processing plant has received a Sentinels of Safety Certificate of Achievement in Safety in