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NMU to offer its first-ever doctorate degree

April 9, 2014 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University is planning to offer a number of new degrees in the fall, including its first ever doctoral program. more »»

Parents and grandparents need guidance

April 9, 2014 Sometimes advice is so good it’s meant to be posted at eye level on refrigerator. “The 101 Principles of Discipline” by Dr. Katharine Kersey is one of those. Three columns will be devoted to the list. more »»

Reading month in Marquette

April 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — March was Reading Month in schools across the country and in Marquette, elementary students got swept up in the reading wave. more »»

Engage with children for learning

April 2, 2014 How many times do you see people, both adults and children, highly engaged on phones and personal devices? They are connecting to activities and information. more »»

In this school, science is a salmon named Salami

April 2, 2014 After solving the crisis of dwindling bee populations in West Michigan, and illustrating a Great Lakes ecological issue through stop-animation… how about creating an original music video to promote... more »»

Udderly cool event at NSA

March 26, 2014 MARQUETTE — “Down on the farm, reading is udderly cool” was the theme this year at North Star Academy’s literacy event held Friday and coordinated by teacher Linda Wagner. more »»

Spring break and fever are finally here

March 26, 2014 Children of all ages look forward to this time of yea. more »»

Sixth graders in Escanaba learn about philanthrophy

March 26, 2014 ESCANABA — Sixth-grade students at the Escanaba Upper Elementary School are learning a lesson in philanthropy by lending a helping hand. more »»

Michigan Tech observes World Water Day

March 26, 2014 HOUGHTON — Since the release of the documentary “GasLand” in 2010, hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as fracking, has been in the public spotlight. more »»

FIRST in the U.P.

March 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — After working out the kinks during its first regional competition, the Marquette Area Public Schools FIRST Robotics Team #3617, Cold Logic, is ready for its next big game. more »»

Making paper math chains can be fun

March 19, 2014 Remember those paper chains you made for holidays? They are more than just a decoration. They are a useful tool for counting and teaching addition and subtraction with your young children. more »»

Familiar teachers retiring from L’Anse Public Schools

March 19, 2014 L’ANSE — Elementary Principal Thomas Sprague and Athletic Director Brenda Ballor, both longtime fixtures in the L’Anse Area Schools, will be retiring at the end of this school year. more »»

MEAP results in Gladstone School District discussed

March 19, 2014 GLADSTONE — The Gladstone School Board discussed the results of MEAP testing Monday night. more »»

Focus on feelings

March 12, 2014 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s first-ever anti-bullying art contest showcases a number of varied entries, ranging from videos to ceramics and everything in between. more »»

Healthy snacks, one at a time

March 5, 2014 MARQUETTE — Students at Bothwell Middle School have a new source of snacks, a healthy vending machine has been installed at the school to help students make nutritious choices during the school da. more »»

Lifelong student champions Mancelona education

March 5, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY — Amy Burk had an idyllic childhood in the rural outskirts of Flushing, where she lived next door to her grandparents' dairy farm. more »»

Shuffleboard can be a fun activity

March 5, 2014 “Mom and Dad, we really need a break. Will you please play with the grandkids for a few hours? ” Grandchildren grow up too fast. The answer this night is “yes. more »»

FU students to visit Finland,Russia

March 5, 2014 HANCOCK — Finlandia University students taking criminal justice courses will get a chance to compare and contrast how Finland and Russia deal with crime during an overseas study program in the two... more »»

It’s all in the wrist

February 26, 2014 MARQUETTE — With a little help from expert fly fishers, students in Marquette Senior High School found an alternative use for the school’s pool last week, perfecting their fly-fishing cast. more »»

Opening ceremonies for the Olympic Games held at K.I. Sawyer Elementary School

February 19, 2014 GWINN — K.I. Sawyer Elementary School students got a little taste of just how big the world is as they participated in their very own opening ceremonies for the Olympic Games earlier this month. more »»



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