Tag Archives: Joseph Zyble

SUSTAINING FUN

Copper Harbor’s Keweenaw Adventure Company celebrating 25 years LOOKOUT POINT by Joseph Zyble The Keweenaw Adventure Company in Copper Harbor is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer season. The business, which had started as a sea kayak and sled dog outfitter, changed dramatically when Sam Raymond purchased it in 1999. He dropped the sled dog […]

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CTE

Career Technical Education raising student career outlooks     By Joseph Zyble Area business and trades professionals are volunteering and collaborating to greatly improve career opportunities for high school students who may not have the access to or interest in pursuing a traditional college degree to begin a career. This group, called the CTE Committee, […]

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INSPIRED

Award-winning artist’s fondness for nature, animals evident in her works     By Joseph Zyble The art world is beginning to take notice of Rapid River artist Tracy Anderson. Her work has been accepted in notable exhibitions lately, and she’s been winning awards. Anderson, who was raised in Rapid River, developed an interest in art […]

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ART MATTERS

Efforts ongoing to support public art in Marquette Story and photo by Joseph Zyble If new initiatives are successful, the public art scene in Marquette is going to bloom and grow for years to come. Last July, the City of Marquette rededicated its historic statue of the city’s namesake, and dedicated new features at Father […]

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ARTISTIC HONORS

  Marquette artist again chosen to create governor’s Christmas ornaments By Joseph Zyble Carol Papaleo, owner of Art U.P. Style Gallery in downtown Marquette, has been a popular artist in Marquette since opening her shop nearly two decades ago. Now, she seems to be gaining prominence at the state capital, too. For the second time […]

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HEADING HOME

By Joseph Zyble. While many candidates and incumbents are hoping to win elections this month, Sen. Tom Casperson of Escanaba is working on wrapping up his political career. It’s not simply the fact that he has reached the eight-year term limit allotted to state senators in Michigan. Sen. Casperson’s decision to step away from political […]

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REDEDICATION

    By Joseph Zyble On a glorious summer day, upon a hilltop overlooking the community and Lake Superior, the City of Marquette held a rededication of its Father Marquette statue and dedicated new park features in a celebration that was both joyous and bittersweet. A large crowd gathered for the July 15 celebration. Attendees […]

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ART(ist) COLLECTION

Marquette Artist Collective enhances individual growth, community artistry By Joseph Zyble One day last year, Marquette resident Joy Bender Hadley sent out a little message on her Facebook page. She asked if anyone would be interested in starting a collective of artists in the area. Perhaps her inquiry was connected to the momentous celestial event […]

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ANSWERING THE CALL

Emergency dispatcher receives awards for excellence, saving a life By Joseph Zyble Helping out a number of people he can neither see, nor will he ever likely meet, is all in a day’s work for Mike Larson. For the past 15 years, Larson has served as an emergency dispatcher for the Negaunee Regional Communications Center […]

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DNR historian Troy Henderson talks about the area's geological formations while leading a bike tour to the view from Jasper Knob overlooking downtown Ishpeming.

Bike tour explores iron ore heritage

by Joseph Zyble The Michigan Iron Industry Museum will be hosting a bike tour along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail this month. The tour will take participants on a round trip of approximately fifteen miles, and will include several stops at points of historical interest along the way. The tour will last about four hours. […]

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