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Thursday, November 19, 2015 12:00 AM

  • 4/30/2016 The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Marinette County Council was hosted this month by Loomis Unit 476. The meeting was called to order by President Deanna Farley. Loomis Unit President Janet Mullard led the group in a Prayer for Peace in place of Chaplain Loretta Humphrey who was not able to stay for the meeting. The prayer was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Secretary /Treasurer Joan Erickson read her respective reports which were approved as read with the treasurer’s report filed for audit. There were seven units in attendance.

  • 4/30/2016 HARMONY — UW-Extension invites all vegetable gardeners to a free workshop on Wednesday, at 6 p.m. at the Harmony Arboretum demonstration gardens. At this event, participants will learn various techniques and practices to help produce high-quality, heavy-yielding garlic, onions and the rest of the vegetables in the allium family.

  • 4/30/2016 The Marinette County Land & Water Conservation Division (LWCD) invites the public to two upcoming nature events in early May that are free and open to all ages.

  • 4/29/2016 MARINETTE — The guest speaker for the April 6 meeting of the Marinette Woman’s Club was Jenni Campbell, mission director for the YMCA. She presented information about the Heart and Sole Sisters Program. The YMCA and the Healthy Youth Coalition have partnered with the Marinette and Menominee school systems to offer this program to girls in grades 6-8. It is a running program together with the “fearlessly kind” classroom curriculum designed to help girls “navigate the challenges of friendship, self-esteem, body image, bullying and cyber drama and creating a kinder Girl World in the process.”

  • 4/28/2016 MARINETTE — The Spring Garden Conference was held at the UW-Marinette campus March 26. The keynote speaker Melinda Myers, nationally known gardening expert, spoke to more than 200 garden enthusiasts with her personal stories, ideas and creative solutions to a broad array of garden challenges.
    Local experts and Master Gardener Volunteers presented more than 18 different topics throughout the day and provided information for other garden-related topics.

  • 4/27/2016 MENOMINEE — American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 146 held its April 12 meeting at the Post, 1st Street, preceded by a pizza party. Anna Mae Amerman, chaplain, offered the opening prayer.
    Julie Erickson, president, extended a welcome to members, and introduced new members, Julie Anderson and Judy Paris. Erickson noted the flag colors were in place, and a moment of silence to the POW-MIA veterans was observed.

  • 4/26/2016 MARINETTE — Students from area schools will participate in a Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) sanctioned Concert Music Festival hosted at Marinette High School Wednesday. During the festival, which is free and open to the public, each school’s concert ensemble groups will perform before a panel of adjudicators while students from other schools listen in as part of their own learning experience.

  • 4/26/2016 SAULT STE. MARIE — Since January, two medical students from the Central Michigan University School of Medicine have been working and training at War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie as part of CMU’s community clerkship program for third-year medical students.

  • 4/25/2016 MARINETTE — Open enrollment for the UW-Marinette’s summer session is underway. Multiple sessions are offered May through August. Courses are condensed and range in length from three to eight weeks so students can quickly earn college credits designed to transfer to any state four-year university.
    Current UW-Marinette students, students attending other colleges who are in the area for the summer, high school students wanting to get a jump on their college education and new students can take summer sessions courses. Early registration is recommended.

  • 4/23/2016 MENOMINEE — Menominee Area Public Schools (MAPS) elementary students, grades TK through six, set up science fair projects to be judged in the MAPS Elementary Science Fair April 12 at Blesch Intermediate School. The fair was sponsored by Tyco Int. Fire Suppression and Building Products. Community members representing area businesses and industries offered their time and expertise to judge the student projects.

  • 4/22/2016 MARINETTE — Women of the North Wisconsin District Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML), Zone 14 held their Spring Rally at Faith Lutheran Church April 9.

  • 4/22/2016 MENOMINEE — Mayor Jean Stegeman joins more than 800 mayors across the country for the first-ever Mayors Day of Recognizing RSVP Volunteers, a nationwide bipartisan effort to highlight the impact of volunteering in tackling community needs. The day is sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the National League of Cities, and Cities of Service.

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