November, 2019

RISING STAR

Yooper woman, Hannah Bethel, getting noticed in Nashville By Deborah K. Frontiera Rising Country/Americana singer and musician, Hannah Bethel, performed at the Orpheum in Hancock on Sep. 28. She is a graduate of Houghton High School, having moved to the area with her parents when she was 12 years old. Her father graduated from MTU […]

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OZ-CANABA

Bay college holding special events, including stage production, for 80th anniversary of cinematic classic By Ann Dallman Some might find it challenging to stage a celebration centered on the 80th anniversary of the release of the film The Wizard of Oz, but not Bay College in Escanaba. Along with screening the cinematic classic, the college […]

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FROSTBITTEN CONVENTION

The remarkable, improbable way the U.P. became part of the State of Michigan By Mark Ruge The history of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula’s is filled with unexpected twists and turns. But no part of its story is more remarkable than the way the U.P. became part of the State of Michigan despite the objections of many […]

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CHOCOLATE SHOPPE

History, memories, deliciousness live at Lindell’s By Deborah K. Frontiera The building at the corner of Third and Calumet Streets in Lake Linden has been many things: a warehouse for Joseph Bosch’s beer in 1893, a grocery, a mercantile, an indoor archery range, and then in 1918, the Lindell Chocolate Shoppe. It is now listed […]

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INTERLOCHEN

Marquette student thrilled with internship at noted art camp 8-18 Media Youth Journalists It is never too soon to start planning ahead especially when it comes to kids and their summer activities. If your child has a passion for the arts you may want to consider enrolling them next summer in the Interlochen Summer Arts […]

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CITY NOTES

November 2019 Letters to the editor Make climate change history To the editor, The Annual Harvest Dinner at the Big Bay Community Presbyterian Church was again a great success. This was our 70th year! We served about 200 guests and everyone who came had plenty to eat and good company to share it with. The […]

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November 2019: Art Galleries

Calumet • Calumet Art Center. Works by Donna Lenard will be on display November 1 through 30, with an opening reception at 6 p.m. November 1. Days and hours vary, 57055 Fifth St. 934-2228. • Copper Country Associated Artists Studio/Gallery. Works by members and workshop participants in watercolor and oil, drawings, photography, sculpture, quilting, wood, textile, clay, […]

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November 2019: Museums

Big Bay • Big Bay Lighthouse. The grounds of the 1896 lighthouse are open year-round. 3 Lighthouse Rd. 345-9957. Calumet • Calumet Theatre. Both self-guided and guided tours of this historic theatre built in 1900 are available. Prices vary. Wednesday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. 340 Sixth St. 337-2610 or calumettheatre.com • International Frisbee Hall of Fame […]

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November 2019: On The Town

Calumet • Shute’s. – Tuesdays: Open mic. 322 Sixth Street. 337-4430. Gwinn • Happy Hour. – Saturdays: Karaoke. 5 East Stephenson. 346-6340. • Up North Lodge. – Mondays: Trivia. 7 p.m. – Thursday, November 7: Shag Lake Drive. – Thursday, the 14th: Keenan Cooper. – Thursday, the 21st: Jim & Ray. Thursday music, 6 to 9 p.m. 215 South CR-557. […]

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November 2019: Support Groups

• Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families—Marquette. This group is open to those interested in learning about recovery from growing up in dysfunctional or alcoholic families. Sunday, 6 p.m. Tuesday, 6 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St. Wednesday, 6 p.m. ALANO Club, 1202 S. Front St. 361-2563. • Alano Club. Twelve-step recovery meetings daily. […]

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November 2019: Youth Events

Escanaba Public Library 400 Ludington St. 789-7328 • LIBRARY BABIES: Fridays, November 1, 8, 15 and 22. 10:30 a.m. Babies ages 3 to 23 months are welcome for songs, rhymes, socializing and playtime. • TODDLER TIME: Wednesdays, November 6, 13 and 20. 10:30 a.m. Toddlers ages 2 to 4 and a caregiver are invited for songs, stories, […]

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