December 2014

Table of Contents

No. 326
December 2014

Our Cover,
by Diana Magnuson


The guardians  Jon Magnuson
Recognizing those compelled to protect precious resources


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

Word to the Wise  Gerald Waite
Verbum satis sapientibus: A word to the wise is sufficient

Locals Kristi Evans and Chris Salgot
NMU freshman makes bid for 2016 Paralympics

Back Then  Larry Chabot
1954: Turkey panic in the streets

At the Table  Katherine Larson
“Together at the Table:” U.P. Food Exchange celebrates accomplishments, plans future

Arts & Humanities  Pam Christensen
Chef’s table experience offered at NMU student restaurant

Lookout Point  Mona Lang
Downtown Marquette is a winter wonderland in December

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

More Arts & Humanities  Pam Christensen
Woody Dutch ovens revived

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame to Show Twenty-Four Historic Ski Films This Ski Season, MM
This year the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame will be showing the best ski films ever produced and the showings are free to attend.

More At the Table  Katherine Larson
UPFE recognized for farm food safety program

More Arts & Humanities  Lucy Hough
Giving this holiday season

In the Outdoors  Scot Stewart      
Christmas bird counts in the Upper Peninsula

Health Matters Sarah Derwin
Local alliance focuses on suicide prevention

8-18 Media
Scotland gives youg people chance to vote on country’s future

Superior Reads Tyler Tichelaar
U.P. Books for kids of all ages

Home Cinema  Leonard G. Heldreth
Recent films feature action, alternative rock and AIDS

Stardate, by Craig Linde

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
Joe Bowers, Ann Brownell, Pam Christensen, Kailyn Ebli, Freya Holferty,
Ben Kvanli, Eden Langlois, Truman Langlois, Diana Magnuson, Chad McKinney,
Colleen O’Hara, Carol Papaleo, Greg Peterson, Scot Stewart,
Bradford Veley, Chelsey Wahoviak

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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