July 2014

Table of Contents

No. 321
July 2014

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by Carol Papaleo
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U.P. events heating things up in July
Lucy Hough A variety of area events to enjoy this month


City Notes Edited By Senja Wahlman
Highlights of important happenings in the area

Word to the Wise  Gerald Waite

Food & Other Important Things 
A special tribute to Don Curto

Arts & Humanities  Peggy Frazier
Lake Superior Theatre group launches summer season

Back Then  Larry Chabot
Sawyer hosts jumbo planes

Locals  Kristi Evans
UP Historian Managhi honored with release of essays

Lookout Point  Lon Emerick
An open letter to Henry David Thoreau

In the Outdoors  Diana Magnunson
Spotted knapweed, Michigan’s pesky purple plant

More Lookout Point  Laura Farwell
EMFs and wireless an invisible danger

More In the Outdoors  Becky Greiner
Our lake, our tomorrow: Lake Bancroft cleanup begins

More In the Outdoors  Niikah Hatfield
Singing the praises of Song Bird Traiil

Family Friendly Community Guide and Calendar
Helpful articles and fun things to do for families

Health Matters Leslie Bek
Gone Fishin’ teaches life lessons

More Health Matters  Karen Anne LaMore
Septic Systems 101, Part 2

More Arts & Humanities  Lorene Zeno Koskey
Good News awardees named

More Arts & Humanities  Alexandria Mestnik
Sustainable Funding for fireworks sought

More Arts & Humanities  Phyllis Pokela    
Cottage walk offers glimpse of Grand Island history

Home Cinema  Leonard G. Heldreth
Movies based on true stories truly entertaining

Superior Reads Tyler Tichelaar
Books capture U.P.’s past through newspapers and photos

8-18 Media
Babies born with substance addictions a growing issue

Out & About This Month Carrie Usher
  Calendar    On the Town    Art Galleries    Museums    Support Groups


This month's Brad Veley cartoon

Editor in Chief & Publisher Pat Ryan-O’Day
Managing Editor Nicole Gearhart
Calendar Editor Carrie Usher
City Notes Editor Senja Wahlman
Graphic Design & Ad Production Production Jennifer Bell
Technical Wizardry Babette Welch
Chief Photographer Tom Buchkoe
Proofreader Tyler Tichelaar
Webmaster Brian O’Day
Circulation Dick Armstrong

Contributing Artists
Aurora Ryan, Tom Buchkoe

Contributing Writers Not Listed Above
Craig Linde

We thank the Marquette Regional History Center
(formerly the Marquette County History Museum) for its continuing assistance.

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