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Art Fair Held In Eagle Harbor

From photography to woodworking to jewelry, there was no medium left out of the 57th Annual Eagle Harbor Art Fair. “We have 64 vendors and the artists come from all over the United States, a lot of them Wisconsin, Michigan and the Upper Peninsula and we have all different kinds …

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Scavenger Hunt Held In Downtown Houghton

The Friends of the Portage Lake District Library put together a scavenger hunt in downtown Houghton this weekend as a fundraiser for the library. Teams of one to four people were given a list of items and tasks to complete.  The teams were given 90 minutes to take pictures of …

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Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Graphene

At Michigan Tech, a greenhouse gas is heating up, but not in the way that you’d think. Materials Science Professor Yun Hang Hu and his team figured out a way to turn carbon dioxide into a newly developed three-dimensional graphene. “We developed an advanced material for use of energy application,” …

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Live Bats At The Library

A full crowd at the Portage Lake District Library in Houghton learned about all nine types of bats in Michigan and general characteristics shared by 1,300 types. Some of the younger viewers were even transformed into bats themselves. The conservation brought along four live critters for people to see, including …

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Campers Renovate Garden At Lighthouse At Hancock

Although the rain wouldn’t quit, residents at the Lighthouse at Hancock could still enjoy the renovated exterior garden, thanks to campers and staff at Keweenaw Base Camp. The camp provides service opportunities for various groups that come to the Keweenaw. Director of Keweenaw Base Camp Marcus Huff said several different …

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VA Mental Health Summit Coming to Marquette

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will be hosting its fifth annual Mental Health Summit on Tuesday, August 29, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (EDT) at Lakeview Arena in Marquette, Michigan.  The arena is located at 401 East Fair Avenue. “During this year’s Mental Health …

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