Beginning Beekeeping Workshop

February 28, 2009

Ewen – Ontonagon County Michigan State University MSU Extension and Les McBean, owner of White Birch Apiary in Bruce Crossing, will offer a Beginning Beekeeping workshop on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Ewen-Trout School, 144 Airport Road in Ewen.

The focus of the workshop will be on a year in the life of a beekeeper and will cover what equipment is needed to get started, kinds of equipment easily made at home, inspecting your colonies and how to recognize a queen-right colony, a laying worker or queenless colony.

Also covered will be the different races of bees, types of queens, requeening, building bear fences, making splits divides, the latest in beekeeping news, new treatments for mites, emergency feeding-what to use and how, spring medications, spring inspection of over wintered hives, making comb honey and how to get started with a package in cold weather.

Registration deadline is Thursday, March 12. Contact the Ontonagon County MSU Extension office at 884-4386 or email msue66@msue.edu.

Spaghetti Dinner March 21

February 28, 2009

Marquette – The Marquette Male Chorus will be hosting an “All you can eat Spaghetti Dinner” on March 21 from 3 to 7 p.m. at St Louis the King Parish. 264 Sliver Creek Road. Harvey.

Adult Teens tickets are $6, Preteens to 6 years $3, Children 5 and under are free.

Entertainment will be provided by the Marquette Male Chorus. For more information call Dean LaJoye, 249-1229.

Traditional pow wow at NMU

February 28, 2009

Marquette – The 17th annual “Learning to Walk Together” traditional pow wow will be held on Saturday, March 14 at the Vandament Arena on the NMU Campus.

Grand Entry times are at noon and 6 p.m.

Dancers and singers will be from Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Ontario.

For more information call the Native American Student Association at 227-1397 during regular business hours.

Bell Hospital Women’s Health Expo March 7

February 28, 2009

Ishpeming – Bell Hospital will sponsor a Women's Health Expo on Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bell Hospital in Ishpeming.

Learn directly from physicians and specialists on a variety of woman's health topics.

Free lunch, free risk asseements, free blood pressure/bone density screening, free massage, free child care, and free car seat checks will be offered as well as tons of door prizes including a Wii Fit, spa package, ipod, Corporate Wellness gift packages, and surprises from every vendor.

Tours of the Women's Imaging Center, Birthing Suites and Fitness Center will be given.

Spend an hour or spend the day. Pre-registration preferred, but not required. Call 485-2748. The event is sponsored in part by Superior Women's Care.

Phil & Salem Watts – Hiawatha Music Co-op, Hiawatha Youth Scholarship

February 27, 2009

PHIL & SALEM WATTSDiscussion about the Hiawatha Music Co-op Youth Scholarship. The scholarship is set up to send an area youth to the Augusta Heritage Center in Elkins, West Virginia to study folk life and arts of the Applachian region.
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Dr. Erica Griffin & Registered Dietician Donna Marlor – MGH Medical Weight Management

February 26, 2009

GRIFFIN & MARLORDiscussion about Medical Weight Loss options being put forth by Marquette General Health Systems for people who are struggling with weight issues.
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CAST MEMBERS – Smokey Joe’s Cafe – Show update.

February 26, 2009

JOE'SDiscussion with cast members Miss Nomi & Miss Roca about Smokey Joes Cafe that is currently being held at the Island Resort and Casino Showroom in Harris. The production is a musical review of the music of Leiber & Stoller.
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Negaunee Miners Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Norway Knights – January 22, 2009

February 26, 2009

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Mike Golisek – MITE Tournament Organizer – Tourney Update

February 25, 2009

GOLISEKDiscussion about an upcoming MITE Hockey Tournament being held in Marquette. The event features teams from all over the region and is open to two divisions of MITES.
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Jayne Letts & Taylor – Update on Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Marquette County.

February 25, 2009

TAYLORDiscussion about the upcoming Bowl for Kids Sake fund raiser. Bowling will happen at various events being held March 19th through the March 28th. She also brought in Taylor, who is a Little in the program. His Big Brother is Bill Flanigan and he told us about how cool it is to have a Big Brother.
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