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POLL PEOPLE

Story and photos by Katherine Larson. November 6 is Election Day! This is the day for each of us to claim the full power given to us by the Constitution: to cast our votes, to express our opinions, to exercise our sovereignty as “we the people.” It’s a great opportunity; take advantage of it and […]

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PERA visits U.P.

Cutline: Photo courtesy Adult Swim By Trinity Carey Fifty-three miles of expansive shoreline, vast forests and rich regional history have kept visitors and locals in awe of Marquette and the Upper Peninsula for years. The allure and natural beauty of Marquette also captured the attention of New York-based stand-up comedian Joe Pera. Pera shot his […]

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Becoming Water

Finding our way around the bend By Jim Pennell My wife and I share a love of the outdoors. We’ve been from one end of the U.P. to the other exploring trails, campgrounds and boat launches. We appreciate and enjoy the woods, but for us the real attraction is water. There is a certain intimacy […]

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Creative Residency

                  Imagine living in Portland, Oregon; or Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; or Washington, D.C. Now imagine leaving that life, and all the people in it, behind to come live and work in Marquette for three months. That is what three artists have done. They are the first of a […]

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April 2018: 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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April 2018: 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. Self-guided tours: youth 2 and younger, free; 3 to 15, $2; adults, $4. Guided tours: youth 2 and younger, free; […]

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April 2018: Art Galleries

Big Bay • Big Bay Outfitters. Featuring work by local artists. Open daily. 308 Bensinger Rd. 250-3350. Calumet • 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 4 p.m. 205 Fifth St. 337-1252. […]

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March 2018: Full Calendar of Events

MARCH EVENTS 1 THURSDAY Sunrise 7:30 a.m.; Sunset 6:34 p.m. Gwinn • Senior Meal. Eat a nutritious meal and socialize with friends. Seniors, $3; nonseniors, $6. Noon. Forsyth Senior Center, 165 N. Maple St. 346-9862. Ishpeming • Feeding America Mobile Food Truck. Bring a sturdy container and a helper to carry 50 pounds of food. […]

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March 2018: 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. Self-guided tours: youth 2 and younger, free; 3 to 15, $2; adults, $4. Guided tours: youth 2 and younger, free; […]

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March 2018: Commercial Establishments

Bark River • Ten Mile Creek Forge, Pottery & Lighting Irish and Celtic Gift Shop. Work by 30-juried artists will be on display, along with handmade knives and sheaths. Monday through Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or by appointment and chance. Follow Bark River sign, 7 miles. 466-2276. Calumet • Supernova Yoga, Gallery […]

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Maiden Voyage

Poetry anthology a must read By Tyler Tichelaar Maiden Voyage By the Marquette Poets Circle Maiden Voyage is an anthology celebrating the five-year anniversary of the Marquette Poets Circle. The circle was formed in 2012 by Matt Maki to celebrate poetry and guide each member in finding his or her inner poet. That such a […]

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Fruits and veggies offer antioxidants

Fruits and veggies offer antioxidants By Jessica Krueger, MCHD intern, GVSU clinical dietetics student We all know it is important to eat fruits and vegetables, but do we know some of the benefits of eating a wide variety of them? I’m sure some people have noticed there are many different colors ranging from yellow to […]

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Making Ice

Making ice How public ice rinks are maintained Story and photos by Jim Pennell Cutlines: 1. skaters play hockey on a public rink in Negaunee Township. 5. The ice at Lion’s Field in Marquette Township is shown. Ice. It wouldn’t be winter in the U.P. without it. It coats our streets and causes cars to […]

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The Creative House

How two women are working to bring modern art to Marquette Story and photos by Jackie Stark Cutlines: From left, Lali Khalid and Alexandra Kralova stand in their art gallery, The Creative Space, located in the Harlow Block along Washington Street. Part of February’s exhibit, which included work by both women. Tucked away next to […]

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Charlice Stewart

    Marquette artist talks inspiration, style By Evan Delannoy Photos courtesy of Charlice Stewart Cutlines are names of JPEGS Charlice Stewart is a local artist whose passions for painting and landscapes have served as her muse throughout her life, and even more so in her retirement. Her artwork is currently on display in Marquette’s Zero […]

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