Amateur Radio Licensing Test Session – September 8

September 3, 2018

Negaunee, MI – The Hiawatha Amateur Radio Assn is hosting an Amateur Radio Licensing Test Session, on Saturday Deptember 8, 2018, 8:00 am. Marquette County Health Dept. Lower Level. Preregistration required. Fees involved. More info contact Rich 249-3837 or Greg 225-1594.Read the rest

Ottawa Visitor Center Presents: Land Use in the Watersmeet Area – August 30

August 25, 2018

Watersmeet, MI – Charlie Rasmussen, outdoor writer and Historian at Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission, will talk about culture and land use in the Watersmeet area; including American Indians, Ojibwe treaty rights, and the Sylvania Club. Learn about the cultural and economic forces that shaped the region we have today.… Read the rest

NMU Fall Fest – August 27

August 22, 2018

Marquette, MI – Fall Fest is a great event for students to find out about student organizations, volunteer agencies and local businesses.

Held on the lawn of the University Center, Fall Fest is an “opportunity fair” for students to get information on how they can get involved on campus and in the community. In addition to over 100 student organizations, 75 businesses, and 20 volunteer agencies, there will also be free ice cream and friendly faces!

Student organizations interested in participating in Fall Fest should contact the Center for Student Enrichment (906-227-2439; cse@nmu.edu).

All businesses (including NMU offices/departments) must register with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (906-226-6591)… Read the rest

Kayaking 101 – August 25

August 22, 2018

Champion, Mi.– Van Riper State Park will be hosting Kayaking 101 this Saturday, August 25 from 1:00- 3:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of kayaking from different types of kayaks as well as safety and techniques all while kayaking! Everyone will meet on the beach and once the basics are learned, will go for a paddle on Lake Michigamme (weather permitting).

To sign up, call (906) 339-4461. Equipment available to the first 12 registrants, those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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World War I and the Upper Peninsula – August 21

August 16, 2018

Negaunee, MI – With Russell Magnaghi, Ph.D., Northern Michigan University. If you appreciate stories of Michigan’s heritage, drop by the Michigan Iron Industry Museum this summer for our weekly lecture series. You’ll discover the U.P.’s intriguing history, courtesy of a variety of experts who are eager to share their knowledge and research with you.… Read the rest

Sunburns to Snowstorms: Upper Michigan Weather in Pictures and Stories – August 7

August 2, 2018

Negaunee, MI – Join authors Karl Bohnak and Jack Deo at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum. A book singing will follow the program. If you appreciate stories of Michigan’s heritage, drop by this summer for our weekly lecture series. You’ll discover the U.P.’s intriguing history, courtesy of a variety of experts who are eager to share their knowledge and research with you.… Read the rest

Michigan Iron Industry Museum – The Immigrant Experience in the Upper Peninsula

July 18, 2018

Negaunee, MI – Drop by the Michigan Iron Industry Museum for our weekly lecture series. You’ll discover the U.P.’s intriguing history, courtesy of experts who are eager to share their knowledge and research with you.

On July 24 at 2:00 P.M., Dan Truckey, director of Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier Heritage Center, will look at what life was like for immigrants who settled in the U.P. more than a century ago.

Admission is free of charge; donations are appreciated.

The Michigan Iron Industry Museum—part of the Michigan History Museum System—is located eight miles west of Marquette.… Read the rest

Ottawa Visitor Center Presents: Fire on the Landscape

June 27, 2018

Watersmeet, MI – Investigate the role of fire in landscape management with Lisa Gowe, Ottawa National Forest Assistant Fire Management Officer. Lisa will talk about fire management practices, such as prescribed burning, that are being used to manage the landscape and help return areas to pre-settlement conditions.… Read the rest

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