September 2014

Table of Contents

No. 323
September 2014

On Our Cover,
by Cory Sustarich
See City Notes

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An introduction to NMU president Fritz Erickson   Kristi Evans
Erickson joins NMU administration, Marquette community


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

Word to the Wise  Gerald Waite

Food & Other Important Things Pat Tikkanen
Three years of food: (in case we forgot) the other important thing

Back Then  Larry Chabot
A “Who’s Who” of firsts

Locals  Eric C. Hammerstrom
Marquette teen excels on cycling circuit

Lookout Point  Becky Greiner
U.P. celebrates Craft Beer Week September 1-6

Arts & Humanities  Dana Schulz
Marquette meets Motown for Community Read

In the Outdoors  Diana Magnuson
Pollinators and Native Plants: an editorial illustration

More Arts and Humanities  Marcia Parkkonen
MSO honors Quinnell with Distinguished Service Award

More Arts and Humanities  Rusty Bowers
Forest Roberts Theatre announces 2014-15 lineup

More In the Outdoors  Kathleen Heideman
Attending every tiny funeral: Winner of North Country Publishing’s Nature Writing Contest

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

More Arts and Humanities  Chris Saigot
Northern Nights kicks off 2014-15 season

More In the Outdoors  Pam Christensen
Bike tour vacation offers unique way to see U.P.

Health Matters Leslie Bek
Women’s Center establishes emergency health fund

More Health Matters  Rebecca Maino
MCHD offers fluoride treatments

More Arts and Humanities  Marley Chynoweth
Hiawatha Music Festival honored with Beaumier exhibit

8-18 Media
GLCC helps with many local conservation projects

Home Cinema  Leonard G. Heldreth
Powerful women, Wes Anderson wow

Superior Reads Tyler Tichelaar
Travel books offer culinary and curious delights

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
Tom Buchkoe, Matt Edgell, Peggy Frazier, Andy Gregg,
Diana Magnuson, Cory Sustarich, Pat Tikkanen

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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