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Little Lake – Thursday Bike Night for the Forsyth Township Fire Department will be held on Thursday, June 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Full Throttle Bar and Grill in Little Lake. There will be raffles and fun, with proceeds going to benefit the fire department. Enjoy great drinks and food specials. You [...]

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Marquette – The U.P. Book Tour 2011 will feature a panel discussion and book signing with independent U.P. authors John Carr, Jerry Harju, Jane Piirto, Tyler Tichelaar, and Lisa Cerasoli Weaver, hosted by Gretchen Preston on Thursday, June 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. The tour features [...]

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Ishpeming – The Ishpeming Hematites Sport Booster Club is selling tickets for its Third Annual Giant 4th of July 50/50 Raffle. Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased at the Principal’s Office at Ishpeming High School or from any active booster club member. Booster club members will also be selling tickets on Friday, July 1 [...]

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Individuals with exercise-induced asthma may be less likely to experience an attack in the morning than in the evening, according to the results of a new study. Researchers conducted exercise tests with 22 people with asthma and 12 healthy patients at 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. and measured the resulting lung spasms. For individuals with […]

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Marquette – The 50th anniversary of America’s Peace Corps will be celebrated with local returned volunteers on Wednesday, June 29 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. Returned Peace Corps volunteers Jerome Maynard and Melissa Hall will present a program on the history of the Peace Corps, how their [...]

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Negaunee – The Negaunee City Band, led by Director Keith Lawson, will perform a concert on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street in Negaunee.

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Escanaba – Strikepoint, one of the world’s top handbell ensembles, will perform on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 819 First Avenue South in Escanaba. Strikepoint rings on six octaves of bells (nearly the entire range of a piano keyboard) and frequently adds other instruments, from chimes to a penny whistle [...]

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Marquette – The Local Artists Show will air the blues band “The Gold Mine Girls” on Wednesday, June 29 at 6 p.m. on 103.3 WFXD.
The show will be re-broadcast on Sunday, July 3 at 7 p.m.

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Marquette – The Marquette County Conservation District Office will offer a Native Plant Sale Tuesday, June 28 and Wednesday, June 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 780 Commerce Drive, Suite B in Marquette. Proceeds from the sale will support Conservation District programs and activities. Species available include milkweed, columbine, black-eyed susan, purple coneflower, [...]

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Marquette – “Marquette Then and Now” will be presented by Don Balmer on Tuesday, June 28 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Take a 3D stereoscopic trip back in time and see what Marquette looked like in the late 1800′s as compared to today. 3D glasses [...]

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