Calendar – Education – Tech Help Drop-in – Feb. 9

February 6, 2018

Marquette – Tech Help Drop-in will be offered on Friday, February 9 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Business Room of the Peter White Public Library.

NMU’s Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to assist with laptops, tablets, e-readers, phone, email, software and other digital troubleshooting. No appointments are necessary and there is no charge.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Married Couples’ Retreat at Lake Ellen Camp – Feb. 9-11

February 6, 2018

Crystal Falls – A Married Couples’ Retreat will be offered Friday, February 9 through Sunday, February 11 at Lake Ellen Camp, 212 Narrow Way in Crystal Falls.

Come spend a refreshing, romantic weekend with your spouse at Lake Ellen Camp! Your relationship will grow with one another and God at this special retreat.

To register, or for more information, please call 906-542-3529 or visit… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – LEGO Club Meeting – Feb. 9

February 6, 2018

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Friday, February 9 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

LEGO Club is for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. LEGOs are provided and the event is free.

For more information call 226-4320, visit or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Beads, Rings & Datable Things – GLO #3 Site February 7th

February 6, 2018

The Marquette Regional History Center presents:
Beads, Rings & Datable Things – GLO #3 Site
February 7, 6:00-8:00 pm

MARQUETTE – Make a date for 6:00 pm February 7 at the Marquette Regional History Center where Jim will be presenting the program “BEADS, RINGS & DATABLE THINGS–GLO#3 SITE.” During this program, Jim Paquette will update information on the recent GLO#3 site archaeological excavation based upon the ongoing analysis of the recovered cultural materials. He will also explain how they were able date this incredible local probable-Anishinaabe family winter hunting/encampment site to the 1630’s! The tell-tale bead assemblage is the oldest assemblage of French glass trade beads ever recovered and documented in the state of Michigan! Of course, those beautiful brass finger rings are the oldest identified iconographic rings brought into the Great Lakes region back at that same time!

Please visit or call 906.… Read the rest

Ishpeming City Council Agenda: February 7, 2018

February 6, 2018

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LARA Director Addresses Medical Cannabis February 7th

February 6, 2018

Marquette, Michigan – Shelly Edgerton, director of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA), will present “Michigan Medical Marihuana 101” at Northern Michigan University. Her talk is scheduled at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, in 2904 West Science. It is open to the public.

LARA oversees the state’s medical cannabis regulations. Edgerton is expected to address the history of medical cannabis in Michigan. She also will provide an overview of regulatory revisions underway, including the regulated licensing of large-scale growing operations, dispensaries, testing labs, processing facilities and secure transportation services. Prior to joining LARA, she served the state legislature for 27 years, most recently as deputy senate majority counsel in the Senate Majority Policy Office.

Edgerton is the inaugural speaker for the NMU medicinal plant chemistry program’s lecture series. The seminars will feature experts from all areas of the industry, including regulation and law, manufacturing and production, laboratory analysis, research and development and marketing/communication.… Read the rest