Part-Time Entry Level Graphic Designer, Writer, and Web Specialist – Position Closed

May 15, 2017

Put your degree or experience to work at one of the most dynamic and successful media companies in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, where employees actually look forward to the next day of work…

Graphic-Designers-NeededYou’re good with Photoshop, with Illustrator, but still you can’t find a job in your chosen field – Why not? Because entry level graphic design jobs, writing positions, and web page positions are few and far between in the legitimate work world.  And the competition for jobs is also intense in these fields.

With the growing need of New Media by our clients we have a huge demand for graphic and web design skills. However, we realize training is necessary to accomplish our company and clients goals so we are offering an entry level position with lots of on the job training.

Your designs could be seen over 2 million times each month on our network of sites – plus on all of the printed materials we produce.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – 11th Annual U.P. Recovery Conference – May 18

May 15, 2017

Marquette – The 11th Annual U.P. Recovery Conference will be held on Thursday, May 18 from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Recovery Journey… Past, Present and Future is the theme for the conference, which is for anyone dealing with mental health, whether it be someone with a mental illness, family or community mental health workers. The conference is free and includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

To register, please call: the NorthCare Network at 1-888-333-8030, or email Ashlee Kind at… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – “The Princess and the Pea” at the Vista Theater – May 18-21

May 15, 2017

Negaunee – The musical retelling of the classic children’s tale “The Princess and the Pea,” will be presented Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the historic Vista Theater in downtown Negaunee. A matinee will be offered on Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m.

Follow the story of Princess Winnifred and Prince Dauntless. Will the Queen ever let them get together? And what about Sir Harry and Lady Larken? Will they ever wed? Will both couples live happily ever after?

Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for Seniors 62+ and K-12 Students and available at Rare Earth Goods in Ishpeming, Snowbound Books in Marquette, Gitche Gumee Cafe and Records in the Village Shopping Center in Marquette, and at the Historic Vista Theater Box Office/Annex. Tickets are also available online (plus convenience fee) at

Additional performances will be offered May 25 through May 28.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” – May 18-20

May 15, 2017

Marquette – “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” will be presented Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the Black Box Theater at Northern Michigan University.

In Alan Ball’s hilarious comedy, five very different bridesmaids find themselves hiding together in an upstairs bedroom, hoping to escape the wedding reception of a bride that, they soon realize, none of them really like. In this cramped bedroom above the wedding, these five identically dressed women talk, laugh, argue, cry, console one another, and slowly become friends.

The play is intended for a mature audience due to depictions of smoking, adult themes and language, and brief partial nudity. Tickets are available at all NMU EZ Ticket outlets, or by callinnt 227-1032.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – May 18

May 15, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will meet on Thursday, May 18 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Being There” Film Screening – May 18

May 15, 2017

Marquette – Film fans are invited to a free screening of the modern classic “Being There” on Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 1979, this comedy shows how a simple gardener becomes a trusted advisor to a powerful Washington insider. Starring Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine and Melvyn Douglas, this movie is rated PG and runs 2 hours 10 minutes.

There is no admission charge. For more information, visit or call 226-4318. … Read the rest