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Summertime fun

May 2, 2015 HOUGHTON — There are no shortage of camps for children learning to take up favorite pastimes or new learn ones in the Copper Country. more »»

 
 
 
Hollywood rolls out red carpet to 'influencer' fans

May 2, 2015 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clad in his pajamas, Reid Jones often blogs about Marvel superhero movies, with starry ambitions of one day becoming an entertainment journalist. more »»

Frontier Mining Community Life

May 2, 2015 So often today, the phrase, “life was so much simpler then” is muttered in disregard to modern conveniences such as indoor plumbing, central heating, health care, and insurance. more »»

Argentina’s capital is capital of bookstores

May 2, 2015 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — All across Argentina’s capital, lodged between the steakhouses, ice cream shops and pizzerias, is an abundance of something that is becoming scarce in many nations:... more »»

‘A world of pure imagination’

April 30, 2015 CALUMET — Local youth from schools across the Keweenaw have come together to create “a world of pure imagination” as they get ready to perform “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka” this weekend at the Calumet... more »»

Family ties, musical styles and feeling better

April 30, 2015 HANCOCK ?— With a multi-genre influence and some unique family ties, Port-Huron-based trio The Whistle Stop revue will bring its modern bluegrass sound to The Orpheum Theatre May 8. more »»

‘The Age of Adaline,’ though lacking depth, is endearing

April 30, 2015 By Jesse Pickens The Daily Mining Gazette After a freak accident following the death of her husband, Adaline (Blake Lively) finds herself unable to age, eternally stuck at 29 years old. more »»

May’s First Friday in Calumet

April 30, 2015 CALUMET?— Spring is really here and the Calumet Art District has a nice lineup of shows for the May First Friday. more »»

2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts Diploma Works Exhibition

April 30, 2015 HANCOCK?— Finlandia University's International School of Art & Design (ISAD) 2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts Diploma Works Exhibition is featured from April 27 to May 27, 2015, at Finlandia University... more »»

This weekend at The Orpheum

April 30, 2015 HANCOCK?— It's going to be another wonderful week at the Orpheum Theater! On Thursday night we have the MTU Jazz Lab Band with both Mike Irish and Mike Christiansen sitting in, and likely conducting. more »»

Clay Workshop with Lindsey Heiden

April 30, 2015 HANCOCK?— In this three hour basic introduction to clay with Lindsey Heiden, students will spend the first two hours learning pinching and coiling technique. more »»

Miss Upper Peninsula, Upper Peninsula Teen crowned

April 30, 2015 MARQUETTE?— The Upper Peninsula’s newest representatives were crowned at the 2015 Miss Upper Peninsula Pageant held April 25th at the Forest Roberts Theatre in Marquette. more »»

A safe swim

April 25, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — “Ian, Ian, Ian,” squeals 8-year-old Anna as she spots her friend across a pool in the South Bronx. She splashes with excitement until he gingerly joins her in the water. more »»

Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame

April 25, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo says it’s dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer worries and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda. more »»

A stint for a stent

April 25, 2015 I have always said that I will write Family Matters until my mother is no longer living. I say this because she cuts out my columns and saves most of them in a binder, which allows me not t. more »»

BYOB: It’s brew your own beer at some colleges

April 25, 2015 POMONA, Calif. (AP) — A bachelor’s in beer? A master’s in malt? Not quite. But these days some colleges are teaching students to make beer as part of their studies. more »»

Creating a Mining Village

April 25, 2015 During the early summer of 1843, two mineral land agencies were established in the Copper Country. more »»

Mobile app could speed O’Hare passport lines

April 25, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — International travelers arriving at Chicago’s O’Hare airport should find shorter lines at passport control thanks to a smartphone app. more »»

Food Babe blogger Vani Hari taking heat over health science

April 25, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — As truth wars go, Vani Hari of the Food Babe blog has produced a doozy. more »»

‘The Last Lifeboat’ at HHS

April 23, 2015 HOUGHTON?— If you were on a sinking ship, would you get on the last lifeboat? J. Bruce Ismay did just that, and it changed the course of his life. “Even though (J. more »»

Scott Helmer on his comeback, playing for charity

April 23, 2015 Musician Scott Helmer is no stranger to hard times, but by overcoming his own mistakes, he has gone on to follow his passions and help others along the way. more »»

 
 
 

 

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Word of the Day — May 30, 2013

May 31, 2013 arch - arch - deliberately or affectedly playful & teasing Example: "Emily Nussbsum's review of the TV 'Behind the Candelebra' biopic said, 'There are scenes, particularly during the breakup... more »

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