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Rock and mineral club to meet

April 15, 2015 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cliff Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St., in Ishpeming. Doors open at 1 p.m. more »»

Students help biologists in Costa Rica

April 8, 2015 MARQUETTE — A sea turtle egg is smaller than a chicken egg, pliable, round and leathery, and they are often stolen from their nests by poachers who sell them as a delicacy in Costa Rica and other... more »»

Helping kids learn to print is fun

April 8, 2015 Printing legibly can be frustrating for some children even with extra help and encouragement. more »»

In brief

April 8, 2015 CURTIS — The sixth annual North of 45 Retreat for Writers will be April 30–May 3 with Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn and the Erickson Center for the Arts hosting once again. more »»

Adventure, education, fun

April 1, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Incredible Journey walk-through body exhibit at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum is being “gutted” to make way for more fun leaning about the body. more »»

Exchange student likes U.P. outdoors

April 1, 2015 NIAGARA, Wis. — Anna-Katharina Hoppe of Germany is a delightful, kind hearted, easy going girl who enjoys being outsid. more »»

Google, Microsoft battle impacts costs

April 1, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft’s Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms. more »»

PWPL book group set to meet

April 1, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Peter White Library Book Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Dandelion Cottage room at the library to celebrate Poetry Mont. more »»

Indoor golf can be a great time

April 1, 2015 Preschool teachers have many good suggestions for making child care easier for parents and grandparent. more »»

Charter quality challenged

March 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — A recent report by Education Trust — Midwest lambasted Michigan’s charter school policies for lack of oversight and poor performance, calling for higher standards and greater... more »»

NMU gets ‘F’ on school authorization record

March 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University received the lowest possible rating in a February report by the Education Trust —Midwest, which scored charter school authorizers in Michigan a letter grade... more »»

Savannah challenges children

March 25, 2015 How does it happen that some people seem genuinely grateful when good things come their way while others accept gifts of caring or kindness with never as much as a “Thank you”? By encouraging... more »»

NMU students to hold food fest

March 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will hold its 25th annual International Food Festival hosted by the All Nations Club from 5-7 p.m. Saturday in the NMU Jacobetti Complex commons. more »»

Coffee and code: Software giant opens Silicon Valley cafe

March 18, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley has no shortage of coffee shops where sleep-starved programmers and eager entrepreneurs sit hunched over laptop computers and talk about ideas for launching the next... more »»

Entrepreneurship conference scheduled

March 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s College of Business will host the 2015 Celebration of Entrepreneurship Conference from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 2 in the University Center. more »»

Kids love putty, goop, glop and gak

March 18, 2015 Parents and grandparents need quick recipes for fun when children are bored even though that word has been banished from the house. more »»

Graphic novel book club to meet

March 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — Peter White Public Library’s graphic novel book club, “Let’s Get Graphic” will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Border Grill on West Washington Street in Marquett. more »»

Gwinn art teacher wins grant award

March 11, 2015 Gwinn — In art class, it doesn’t matter how much money your family makes, what your grades are or if you’re struggling with challenges at home or with peers. more »»

UPAEYC seeks nominations for BEACON Awards

March 11, 2015 MARQUETTE —The Upper Peninsula Association for the Education of Young Children invites the Upper Peninsula to shine a spotlight on young children during April’s Month of the Young Child. more »»

Camps can be for fun and learning

March 11, 2015 While it still is very wintry outside, a break, and summer vacation are right around the corner. It’s time to look into summer childcare and activitie. more »»



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