Dance teams to premiere their ‘Not Just a Halftime Show’

October 31, 2011

The show will include a dance dedicated to their late friend.

Hunters familiare themselves with gun safety

October 31, 2011

Other safety trainings will be held next month.

Trick or treating parade held in Ishpeming

October 31, 2011

The kids bundled up in their costumes inside the Carnegie Library before the parade.

Man’s body found in wooded area after crash in Skandia

October 31, 2011

Police located 50-year-old Bryan Lee Vartti of Skandia in a wooded area south of Dalton Road.

Halloween party a treat for local children

October 31, 2011

The Ishpeming Township Fire Department made Halloween fun and scary for children.

Calendar – Community – “Cool-lections” Opening – Nov. 3

October 31, 2011

Marquette – The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center will unveil a new “Cool-lections” exhibit on Thursday, November 3 at 7 p.m. at Northern Michigan University.

Director Dan Truckey will give a guided talk titled “Why Things Matter” at the opening reception in 105 Cohodas Hall.
The exhibit is composed of odd, fascinating and interesting artifacts from the center’s collection and from individuals throughout the community.

Truckey will discuss the importance of material culture and the symbolic and practical reasons that individuals collect such artifacts. Admission is free.

The center’s hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Bake Sale – Nov. 3

October 31, 2011

Marquette – A bake sale to raise money for the 2012 Marquette Scandinavian Midsummer Festival will be held on Thursday, November 3 from 9 a.m. to noon in the atrium at the Upper Peninsula Medical Center in Marquette.

Donations of baked goods will be accepted between 8 and 9 a.m. at the atrium the day of the sale. For more information, call 226-9350.

Calendar – Youth/Art – After School Art Adventures – Nov. 3

October 31, 2011

Marquette – Peter White Public Library will offer After School Art Adventures, a free drop-in story and art program for first through fifth graders, on Thursday, November 3 from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. in the Youth Services Atrium.

For more information, call 226-4320 or visit

Calendar – Health – Health/WIC Clinics – Nov. 3

October 31, 2011

Negaunee – The Marquette County Health Department will offer clinics for family planning, HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, and breast and cervical cancer screening on Thursday, November 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 184 U.S. 41, Negaunee.

For more information or an appointment, call 475-7844.

A WIC (Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children) clinics will be offered the same day from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information on WIC or an appointment, call 475-7846. For more information on MCHD programs and services, visit

Calendar – Education – Public Book Discussion – Nov. 3

October 31, 2011

Marquette – A public book discussion of “Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights and Murder in the Jazz Age” by Kevin Boyle will be held on Thursday, November 3 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The book is the 2011/2012 Great Michigan Read selection. You may participate even if you have not read the book.

For more information, call 226-4323 or 226-4318 or visit

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