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NEW ERA—Effective Dec. 15, ASNMU President Cody Mayer will resign after serving over a year. He looks forward to focusing on Marquette as a whole.

Stepping into new leadership

Jackie Jahfetson December 5, 2019

In a campus-wide email, ASNMU President Cody Mayer announced his resignation on Tuesday, Dec. 3 due to other commitments rising in his work and personal life.  Mayer has served ASNMU as president...

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How to make a holiday wreath

Jackie Jahfetson December 4, 2019

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SHARP BROW TINES BUD—NMU junior political science major Jake Putala bags an 8-pointer with a 15-inch spread around 8:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in Baraga County. The buck weighed 132 pounds. Photo courtesy of Jake Putala

Baggin’ less bucks on Opening Day

Jackie Jahfetson November 21, 2019

Opening Day ignites an anticipation for many Yoopers and deer hunters who suit up each year with their orange and camo attire—regardless of the weather—in desire to scope out the biggest buck in the...

HERE TO HELP—The Superior Watershed Partnership’s location at 2 Peter White Drive on Presque Isle is home to the initiative which aids impoverished families in the U.P. with financial assistance to help cover the energy costs of heating their homes during the brutal northern winters.

Low-income households receive energy assistance

Jackie Jahfetson November 21, 2019

With cooler temperatures already settling in the U.P., low-income households will be eligble to apply for financial energy assistance to help heat their homes this winter. The Superior Watershed Partnership...

TALKING HISTORY—Filmmaker Michael Loukinen (center) takes questions from Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center Director and Curator Daniel Truckey and history Professor Emeritus Jon Saari.

Finnish American film reveals long-lost U.P. town

Jackie Jahfetson November 14, 2019

A film about a rural Finnish community tucked back in the woods of Baraga County, 82 miles west of Marquette, and a story of the rise and decay of dairy farming and logging sparked a crowd of historians,...

Dynamic Duo Maddie & Tae goin a long way

Dynamic Duo Maddie & Tae goin’ a long way

Jackie Jahfetson October 24, 2019

Since “Girl in a Country Song” debuted at No. 58 on the Country Airplay chart back in 2014, Maddie & Tae have been revamping the male-dominated genre, and making headlines for themselves as talented,...

Roaming lonely pastures without Levi

Roaming lonely pastures without Levi

Jackie Jahfetson October 23, 2019

Horses, for me, have always intrigued my soul. Growing up on a dairy farm, I was accustomed to having a horse or two grazing in one of my parent’s pastures. Horse riding alone has been a skill I’ve...

COOL CARVINGS—Follow six easy steps to have a natural decoration for Halloween and look like the coolest person on the block.
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Preparing perfect pumpkins

Jackie Jahfetson October 23, 2019

Autumn entails  a wide range of traditions from mushing apples into a cider press to driving up County Road 550 to take in all of nature’s true colors. It’s a tradition to go to the pumpkin patch...

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Roadside saliva drug test

Jackie Jahfetson October 17, 2019

People who smoke marijuana, use opiates and other drugs will need to be mindful when getting behind the wheel due to a new roadside drug test.  The expanded Oral Fluid Roadside Analysis Pilot...

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Election Day on its way, voting one ballot away

Jackie Jahfetson October 17, 2019

Q: How can students register to vote?  A: Thanks to the passage of Proposal Three last year and thanks to the lawsuit that was settled by the current secretary of state, we have more opportunities...

TROPHY BAITING BEGINS—Archery deer hunting season is now open until Nov. 14, with a few slight regulation changes on baiting zones. Hunters who choose to bait must not exceed 2 gallons at a time, and bait must be scattered. Restricted baiting zones are in affect in parts of Dickinson and Menominee counties. Photo courtesy of Michigan Department of Natural Resources

DNR adds new baiting zone rules

Jackie Jahfetson October 10, 2019

October marks the end of McCarty beach days, but it brings on a new game for many Yoopers and avid huntsmen. Fawns linger in the beaten fields. Does vie for some white-tailed buck affection. And with...

YUM, PINE—A raccoon pulls on a bait for a camera trap set up by George Shiras to catch shots of wildlife in the U.P. at night, also on the cover of James McCommons new book.
Photo courtesy of James McCommons

Professor publishes wildlife photography book

Jackie Jahfetson October 10, 2019

Trail cameras detect some of the most fascinating, unedited elements of the natural world. Across the U.P., trail cameras capture a vast amount of wildlife attraction from mountain lions, bear cubs to...

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