Tag Archives: Kristy Basolo

City Notes – December 2009

 Edited by Kristy Basolo Dear editor MooseWood Nature Center would like to say thank you to all the participants who came out in support of the 2009 Haunted Bog Walk and Friendly Frights Forest fund-raiser. MooseWood and its critters depend on the generosity of the community to make our largest fund-raiser a success. Thank you […]

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City Notes – November 2009

Edited by: Kristy Basolo Mailbox Dear editor Bravo to Brian Maki and his recent article, “Patience, technology and our lives,” which is very timely and important. In my opinion, we are letting technology decide our future as a culture. And it’s producing a dilution of the social fabric. Have we not become too enticed by […]

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City notes- October 2009

Edited by: Kristy Basolo Dear editor Thank you for your continued support of WNMU-FM, Public Radio 90. Your generosity goes a long way toward helping us remain a vital part of our community. You understand that quality radio costs money and you appreciate what you hear on Public Radio 90 enough to support it financially and […]

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City Notes – October 2009

Edited by Kristy Basolo Dear editor Thank you for your continued support of WNMU-FM, Public Radio 90. Your generosity goes a long way toward helping us remain a vital part of our community. You understand that quality radio costs money and you appreciate what you hear on Public Radio 90 enough to support it financially […]

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City Notes – September 2009

Edited by Kristy Basolo Mailbox Dear editor The Marquette County History Museum recently was awarded a $3 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Program. The loan will be used to renovate the old Marq-Tran building on Spring Street into the Museum’s future home. The museum sought the USDA loan to facilitate […]

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City Notes – August 2009

Edited by Kristy Basolo Mailbox Dear editor Thank you for a wonderful article about our son, Michael Koenig (feature, July 2009 issue). In an age when we have made great progress in killing, it is reassuring to find people who dedicate themselves to improving life. The scholarship fund will hopefully grow and promote that end. We […]

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City Notes – July 2009

Edited by Kristy Basolo Mailbox Dear editor The Marquette Symphony Orchestra is embarking upon its thirteenth season with a “Pops” Concert on September 19, featuring Marquette’s own Broadway star, Paul Truckey. This season features four full-orchestra concerts at Kaufman Auditorium, chamber music concerts in Escanaba in cooperation with the Besse Center, sponsorship of a youth […]

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City Notes – June 2009

Edited by Kristy Basolo Dear editor Words can’t express how proud I am to be a part of a public radio station that is obviously so important in the lives of so many people. We know our listeners have faced their share of belt-tightening and downsizing of their own family incomes, yet you financially continue […]

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City notes – May 2009

Edited by Kristy Basolo Dear editor This month, Cambodians everywhere and those who worked with Cambodians during the 1970s will be watching the U.N./Cambodian Genocide Tribunal. The first defendant will be the administrator of Tuol Sleng prison, a converted school in Phnom Penh, set up by the Khmer Rouge to torture and kill those who […]

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City Notes – April 2009

Edited by Kristy Basolo Dear editor One of Governor Granholm’s budget recommendations includes closure of the State Police Crime Lab in Marquette. The next closest lab is in Grayling. Governor Granholm, along with both the Senate Majority Leader and Speaker of the House, requested that the Council of State Governments for Technical Assistance address high […]

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City Notes – March 2009

Edited by Kristy Basolo Dear editor District 3 of the U.P. Trappers Association has a lot of people to thank for their most successful mid-winter trappers workshop ever. Almost 500 trappers and potential trappers attended the event and nearly a hundred of the attendees were kids wanting to learn about trapping. Attendance like this would […]

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City Notes – February 2009

Edited by Kristy Basolo Dear editor Thanks to everyone for their continued support of WNMU-FM, Public Radio 90. You understand it takes money to keep free public radio on the air and we really appreciate the financial contributions you give each year. Thanks to listeners like you, we’ve come through the first half of the […]

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City Notes – January 2009

Edited by Kristy Basolo Mailbox Dear editor As we ring in the New Year, I want to thank you for your continued commitment to Public Radio 90. Thank you for helping us to remain an institution so many listeners trust and turn to for quality, inspiration, entertainment and reliable news and information. Thank you for […]

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Irontown prepares for thirty-year anniversary

by Kristy Basolo Certified fireworks specialists. A scholarship committee. More than a decade of pageants. Parades and community festivals. Live music competitions. All these tasks are coordinated by one group—not in a big city, but in the small town of Negaunee. And not by a large group, but by a board of less than twenty. […]

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City Notes

 Edited by Kristy Basolo About the cover This month’s cover art, “Tree of Life” by Diana Magnuson, shows four seasons, from left to right. For more about the artist, visit www.diana magnuson.com Short story entries wanted for annual MM contest M arquette Monthly is accepting stories for its eighteenth annual short story contest through January […]

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