February, 2020

SHORE RESCUE

Creating resilient coastlines and adaptive communities in order to confront the rising lake levels Story and graphics by Superior Watershed Partnership staff THREE FEET HIGHER IN JUST SEVEN YEARS! That staggering fact bears repeating; Lake Superior water levels have risen over three feet since 2013. Combine record lake levels with more frequent and more extreme […]

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City Notes

CITY NOTES February 2020 by Melissa Boniface News UPPCO urges caution around hydroelectric reservoirs As winter settles in across the region, Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) will begin lowering water levels at its hydroelectric reservoirs in anticipation of melting snow and precipitation during the spring of 2020. UPPCO’s hydroelectric project licenses are issued by the […]

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February 2020: Youth Events

Escanaba Public Library 400 Ludington St. 789-7328 • FAMILY FUN GAMES: Saturday, February 1. 1 p.m. Families are invited for board games and crafts. • TODDLER TIME: Wednesdays, February 5, 12 and 19. 10:30 a.m. Toddlers are their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, movement, puppets and crafts. • LIBRARY BABIES: Fridays, February 7 and 14. 10:30 a.m. […]

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February 2020: 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, February 6: Daydreamers. – Thursday, the 13th: Iron Daisy. – Thursday, the 20th: Cold Springs Band. – Thursday, the 27th: Adam Carpenter. Thursday music, 6 to 9 […]

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February 2020: 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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February 2020: Art Galleries

Calumet • Calumet Art Center. Works by Donna Lenard will be on display through November 30. 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, glass and other media. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to […]

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February 2020: 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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