Ishpeming Hematites Varsity Boys Basketball on 98.3 WRUP – February 8th

February 2, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Ishpeming Hematites Varsity Boys Basketball team are at Negaunee on Friday, February 8th at 7:15 pm. Can’t go to the game? Listen to all the action on 98.3 WRUP.… Read the rest

Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association Monthly Meeting

February 2, 2019

Negaunee, MIFebruary 2, 2019 – The monthly meeting of the Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association will meet at the Marquette County Health Department Building in Negaunee Township. The meeting will take place on Thursday, February 7th from 7:00-9:00 pm. Anyone interested in amateur radio is welcome to attend. More info contact Rich at 249-3837.… Read the rest

Negaunee Miners Varsity Boys’ Basketball on Sunny FM – February 8th

February 2, 2019

Negaunee, MI – The Negaunee Miners Varsity Boys’ Basketball team is at home against Ishpeming on Friday, February 8th at 7:15 pm. Can’t make it to the game? Tune in to Sunny FM 101.9 for all the action.

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Marquette Redettes Basketball on 97.5 GTO – February 8th

February 2, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Marquette Redettes Varsity Girls’ Basketball team are at home against Kingsford on Friday, February 8th at 7:15 PM. Can’t make the game in person? Listen to all the action on 97.5 GTO.… Read the rest

Marquette Regional History Center Offers Victorian Hair Art Workshop

February 2, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Marquette Regional History Center offers: Victorian Hair Art Workshop on Saturday, February 9th, 2019 from 10:00-1:00
Meet at the Marquette Regional History Center classroom (or gathering hall).
Hair art is claimed to date back to at least the twelfth century and possibly much earlier. The earliest surviving example at Leila’s Hair Museum in Independence, MO is a brooch from Sweden with a piece of hair enclosed in a crystal case dating to 1680. Jewelry with woven hair on the back of miniature paintings was common in the 18th century. Overtime the forms changed and parlor decorations and three-dimensional woven jewelry became more popular during the peak of hairwork during the 1850s- 1880s.
The heyday of hair art coincided with the rise of photography in the mid-nineteenth century. Hairwork was often a memorial object, but could also be given for other sentimental reasons, as a token of affection for a lover or to remember a relative who lived far away.… Read the rest