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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....

ABC 10 News: Two exhibits on display at Northern Michigan University

The Beaumier Heritage Center began featuring two new exhibits in their gallery in Gries Hall on June 15th. The exhibits on display are ‘The Making of Anatomy of a Murder’ and ‘Wooden Boats Afloat’. Although they are two very different exhibits, they are both important...

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.,...

Michigan Radio Stateside: Poetry Out Loud state champ

Stateside’s conversation with Tajah-Rayne Davise April is National Poetry Month, and what better way to mark it than by talking with the high school student who is Michigan’s champion in the Poetry Out Loud competition. Tajah-Rayne Davise — the first Poetry Out Loud...

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