Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
8:58 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Iron Industry Museum to get a face lift

Credit michigan.org

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI (AP)--   A museum in Marquette County has announced plans to upgrade its exhibits that chronicle the state's iron mining history.  

The Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee Township will receive a $200,000 renovation.  The first phase of construction will begin next year.  The museum hopes to incorporate modern technology to educate and engage visitors of all ages.

Michigan historian Troy Henderson says the exhibits will be updated to include the current state of the iron industry.  He says much has changed since the museum was built in 1987.

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Arts & Culture
12:02 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Da Upper Yoopers Barbershop Chorus Update

Arts & Culture
8:41 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Cruises benefit U.P. lighthouses

Manitou Island Lighthouse
Credit nps.gov

COPPER HARBOR, MI (AP)--   The Isle Royale Queen IV is offering cruises to see the Manitou Island and Gull Rock lighthouses on Lake Superior. 

The Daily Mining Gazette of Houghton reports that one cruise was offered earlier this month and a second will go out Saturday.

The Keweenaw Land Trust is one of two beneficiaries of the charity cruise. It owns and maintains the Manitou Island Light Station on an island about three miles off

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