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Calumet Man to Serve as Executive Director for Michigan Humanities Council

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Michigan Humanities Council has selected an Upper Michigan man as its new Executive Director. Erik Nordberg...

Peter White Public Library Book Group To Discuss “Bliss, Remembered” Tonight

"Bliss, Remembered" by Frank DeFord will be discussed tonight during the Peter White Public Library Book Group meeting at 7 p.m. in the Dandelion...

Word of the Day – May 1 – Abstruse

Adjective: Abstruse (ub-STROOSS) Definition: Difficult to comprehend. Sample sentence: The author's new book is not as abstruse as his previous works and is likely to...

No More Ice on the Dead River Basin and the Seadoo...

Negaunee -  May 1, 2011 – Yea…The ICE went OUT yesterday. This water ski is calling me big time to the Basin.  The 17′ Seadoo Jet boat boat is gassed up and I just got a new ski rope. Wet suit is hanging on the garage wall and it was  starring at me this morning.  [...]

Calendar – Education – History Lyceum – May 1

Ishpeming – Sandra Smetana, a specialist on Ishpeming history, will present a lyceum program on Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m. in the Children’s Room at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library. Her topic will be William G. Mather and his connections to Ishpeming, including Mather’s Grove and Cliffs Cottage. This program is geared toward older [...]

Calendar – Music – Bagpiping, Drumming and Highland Dancing Instruction –...

Harvey – The Superior Pipe and Drum Corps will offer instruction in highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming on Sunday, May 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members are welcome. For more information, call Pierre Ogea at 2...

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Pampered For Pink – May 1

Negaunee – A Pampered For Pink sale will be held on Sunday, May 1 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson Street. There will be cosmetics, jewelry, toys, food, tupperware and much more. Admission is only $1, which includes a door prize ticket. Proceeds from the event will go to [...]

Calendar – Health – Disablilities Program – May 1

Marquette – The Marquette Lions Club will host a free program on adjusting to disabilities on Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Inspirational speaker, author and musician Geri Taeckens will share how she came to accept her gradual blindness and go on to [...]

Calendar – Adopt-a-thon at UPAWS – Apr. 30 – May 1

Negaunee – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter will host a pet adopt-a-thon on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1 from noon to 4 p.m. each day. Adopters who bring in an item from the UPAWS wish list will receive a 25 percent discount off the adoption fee for any pet. UPAWS has a [...]

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Rummage and Bake Sale in Covington –...

Covington – Bethany Lutheran Church of Covington will sponsor a rummage and bake sale on Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 1 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Covington Multi-purpose Building.