Ishpeming City Council Meeting: March 7, 2018

March 6, 2018

Ishpeming City Council Meeting: March 7, 2018

Ishpeming City Council Meeting Agenda for March 7, 2018

Ishpeming City Council Meeting Agenda for March 7, 2018

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Calendar – Youth – LEGO Club Meeting – Mar. 9

March 6, 2018

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Friday, March 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 www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – “Jitterbug Jive” Fundraiser for Public Radio 90 – Mar. 9

March 6, 2018

Marquette – Public Radio 90, WNMU-FM, will hold a “Jitterbug Jive” swing dance fundraiser on Friday, March 9 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Ore Dock Brewing Company in downtown Marquette.

Camilla Mingay will teach a pre-show swing clinic at 6:30 p.m. Dancing to music by Queen City Hot Club runs from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is $5. All proceeds will benefit Public Radio 90.

Jitterbug Jive is sponsored by Boomerang Retro and Relics, Lagniappe Cajun Creole Eatery and Mary Moratti with The Studio Hair Design. For more information, call Public Radio 90 at 227-9668.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – U.P. Builders Show – Mar. 9-11

March 6, 2018

Marquette – The U.P. Builders Show will be held Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 11 at the Superior Dome in Marquette. Hours are 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Since 1975, the U.P. Builders Show has been bringing every aspect of the building industry together under one roof to make it easy for people to one-stop shop. The show stands out in its level of quality and information and is the largest of its kind in the region.

Admission fees are $4 for adults, $2 for senior citizens, $2 for children 6 to 17 years, and free for children 5 and under. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Spread the Goodness Day Pancake Breakfast – Mar. 9

March 6, 2018

Marquette – Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care will host a free pancake breakfast to help celebrate Spread Goodness Day on Friday, March 9 from 6 to 10 a.m. at 1901 Division Street in Marquette.

All first responders and emergency service workers including Police, Fire and EMS are invited to attend. Brookridge Heights would like to thank all our service workers for their continued service to our community.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – NCLL Presentation on NMU Education and Program Services for International Students – Registration Deadline – Mar. 9

March 6, 2018

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on Northern Michigan University education and program services for international students on Tuesday, March 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. in room 136 of NMU’s Whitman Hall.

International students will share their experiences coming to NMU from their home countries. NMU staff member Lila Isleib will discuss what the NMU International Education Services Office can do for international students.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register by Friday, March 9 by calling 227-2979. Call Sally Olsen at 226-8347 for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Preschool Storytime – Mar. 9

March 6, 2018

Marquette – Preschool Storytime will be offered on Friday, March 9 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Join the fun for books, songs, crafts and more for preschool aged children. 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

DNR Highlights Nation’s First Female Conservation Officer during Women’s History Month

March 6, 2018

Huldah_Neal: Huldah Neal led an interesting life and is shown here in her later years. As the nation’s first female game warden, Neal patrolled Grand Traverse County on foot, horseback and in a rowboat to enforce the state’s fish and game laws. She not only had an immediate impact on the rampant poaching that plagued her area, but also opened the door for future generations of women to serve as conservation officers. (Photo courtesy of the Traverse Area District Library)

Huldah_Neal: Huldah Neal led an interesting life and is shown here in her later years. As the nation’s first female game warden, Neal patrolled Grand Traverse County on foot, horseback and in a rowboat to enforce the state’s fish and game laws. She not only had an immediate impact on the rampant poaching that plagued her area, but also opened the door for future generations of women to serve as conservation officers. (Photo courtesy of the Traverse Area District Library)

By all accounts, Huldah Neal was no one to fool with.

That’s not to say she wasn’t liked or respected throughout Grand Traverse County, Michigan, which she called home for 70 years. In fact, her 1931 obituary mourned her loss, describing Neal as a “loved pioneer” who was “highly esteemed by a large circle of friends.” Huldah Neal

But, Neal was the epitome of what contemporary newspapers referred to as “the new woman” of the 1890s.… Read the rest