DNR Identifies Victim of Chippewa County Fatal Snowmobile Crash

January 19, 2018

Chippewa County – Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers have released the name of a 51-year-old Saginaw man who was killed Tuesday in a snowmobile accident in Chippewa County.

Douglas Charles Hawes was riding his snowmobile along Trail No. 8, between M-123 and the Curley Lewis Highway, when he missed a curve and struck a tree.

The crash was reported at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Emergency responders conducted resuscitation efforts at the scene. Hawes was transported by ambulance to Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry, where he was pronounced dead.

The crash scene was located south of Paradise and Whitefish Point and west of Sault Ste. Marie in Whitefish Township. Snowmobile Trail No. 8 is the main east-west trail in the Upper Peninsula.

Crash investigation was performed by the Michigan DNR Law Enforcement Division and the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office.

For more information on snowmobiling in Michigan, including current laws and regulations, visit the DNR’s website at www.michigan.gov/snowmobiling.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Wonder Babies – Jan. 22, 23

January 19, 2018

Marquette – Wonder Babies will be held Monday, January 22 and Tuesday, January 23 from 10 to 10:40 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The event will feature songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 18 months and a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Adult social time will be from 10 to 10:15 a.m. and story time begins at 10:15 a.m.

The event is free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Chapter Book Club: The Zine Sessions – Jan. 22, 23

January 19, 2018

Marquette – Chapter Book Club: The Zine Sessions will be offered on Monday, January 22 from 1 to 2 p.m. and on Tuesday, January 23 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Read “The First Rule of Punk” by Celia C. Perez and make your own Zine! The event is for ages 8 to 12. For more information, call 226-4320, visit pwpl.info, or check out the Peter White Public Library page on Facebook. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Munising – Jan. 22

January 19, 2018

Munising – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, will hold a blood drive on Monday, January 22 from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at Munising Memorial Hospital.

For an appointment, call Larry Hach at 906-202-0844. Walk-ins are welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Power of Purity Meditation – Jan. 22

January 19, 2018

Marquette – Power of Purity Meditation will be offered on Monday, January 22 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Resolve to start your new year right with this drop-in class led by Kim Lindquist. For more information, call 226-4318 or go to www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Ishpeming High School Class of 1968 50th Class Reunion Planning Session – Jan. 22

January 19, 2018

Ishpeming – The Ishpeming High School Class of 1968 will have a planning session for its 50th class reunion on Monday, January 22 at 7 p.m. at Jasper Ridge in Ishpeming.

Any classmate that would like to be involved in the planning of this reunion should attend this meeting. The reunion is scheduled for July 7 at River Rock Convention Center in Ishpeming.

For more information, call Mary Jo at 906-475-7362.… Read the rest

Calendar – Families – Family Game Night – Jan. 22

January 19, 2018

Marquette – Family Game Night With Taiga Games will be held on Wednesday, January 22 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Join Taiga games for a fun family game night! Games for families with kids K-5 will be provided, and some light snacks. Feel free to bring your own favorite game if you wish!

The event is free. For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Storytime for Non-Movers – Jan. 22, 23

January 19, 2018

Marquette – Storytime for Non-Movers will be held on Monday, January 22 and Tuesday, January 23 from 11 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

There will be songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for babies not yet mobile and able to move away from their loving adult. Older siblings are asked NOT to attend. Adult social time and play time will be held after story time.

The event is free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

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