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The Mining Journal: MRHC presentation set

The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Great Lakes Diving at 6 p.m. Nov. 4, a live online presentation. November is Shipwreck Month, and the MRHC will host local diving enthusiasts to discuss Great Lakes diving. Eric Smith, Dan Fountain and Don Fassbender...

The Dennos Museum Center

OPERATIONAL & PROGRAMMING SUPPORT We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of our sponsors. We encourage you to learn more about these sponsors, as well as thank them for supporting the Dennos Museum Center. The Dennos Museum Center welcomes sponsorship...

Michigan H.O.P.E. Grants announced for nonprofits

Michigan Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has announced a new funding resource for Michigan nonprofit organizations with missions centered on furthering public humanities projects and programs. Michigan Humanities Organizations...

Houghton student going to Poetry Out Loud finals

In her first year competing in Poetry Out Loud, Adeline Frazier is going to the state finals. Frazier, a ninth-grade student at Houghton High School, is one of 36 high-school students from around the state who will compete this weekend in Lansing. “I really like...

OHS senior competes in poetry competition

An Owosso teen will be among 36 high school students competing in three rounds of poetry recitation for the chance to be named Michigan’s 2020 Poetry Out Loud Champion March 13-14 at the Lansing Crowne Plaza, 925 S Creyts Road. Round one is from 2:30 to 5 p.m. March...

Flint water crisis whistleblower to speak

The whistleblower who exposed the dangerous levels of lead in Flint's drinking water after testing blood lead levels in its children is set to speak in Caro this week. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha will speak at 3 p.m., Oct. 17, at the Caro High School Auditorium, 301 N....

Museum Awarded Grant from Michigan Humanities

LANSING, MI — Michigan Humanities announces $203,101 in grants to 16 Michigan organizations in support of public humanities programming. The Gilmore Car Museum was awarded $3,850 for the educational program titled Birth of the Automobile: Horse-drawn Buggy to...

Poetry competition opens

LANSING — Michigan Humanities has opened registration for the 2019-20 Poetry Out Loud program, a recitation competition for high school students. “We are excited to celebrate the fifteenth year of Poetry Out Loud in Michigan, and look forward to seeing the creative,...

Marquette Mining Journal: Anatomy of an exhibit

The images probably aren’t familiar to most people, even those who have seen multiple showings of one of the most riveting dramas ever depicted on a movie screen. There’s George C. Scott practicing his lines at the Marquette County Courthouse. The light level is...

Marquette Mining Journal: A little piece of history

For those who wish to experience a miniature slice of history, scale models of ships, aircraft, cars and more by will be on display at the Marquette Regional History Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The event, which features work by the Upper Peninsula Scale...

Alpena News: DDA offering Free Family Zone Saturday

From noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Alpena DDA will be hosting a free Family Zone at the Alpena Blues Festival, just outside the main festival area in front of the State Theater on 2nd Avenue. The area will have free activities for people of all ages. The DDA will be...

The Mining Journal: The Bulletin Board

Exhibits on the 60th anniversary of the making of the film “Anatomy of a Murder”and traditional wooden boat building in the Upper Peninsula are currently on display at Northern Michigan University. They can be viewed at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center in Gries Hall....

The Mining Journal: History center opens new exhibit

The opening reception of the Marquette Regional History Center’s Heritage Crafts exhibit was held recently. Dan Truckey, director of Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center, discussed a brief history of immigration in the U.P.,...

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