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The 13th Annual Blueberry Festival is Going on in Downtown Marquette

Marquette, MI – July 25, 2014 – Downtown Marquette is packed with pedestrians today as they explore the 13th Annual Blueberry Festival.  The festival features vendors, fresh fruit from local farmers, artists, games, pony rides, and live music. Carl Johnson stopped by this morning and sent back some pictures.  Take a look – or even […]

Negaunee, MI – July 25, 2014 – Honor Credit Union – It’s YOUR money! Several members stopped by the credit union in Negaunee today for a BBQ lunch and a chance to win door prizes!  Board members were on hand to answer questions and address concerns regarding SIR Credit Union’s recent merger with Honor Credit […]

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Don’t settle for fast food on your lunch break, enjoy the Union Grill in Marquette! The smoker is always hot, rain or shine, even during the coldest blizzards.  The Union Grill in Marquette has all your favorites: chicken, pulled pork, Lake Superior Whitefish, briskets, burgers, and more! The food is made with only the best […]

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Marquette, MI – July 14, 2014 – Northern Michigan University Alumni Valarie Andes was recognized as a local business owner by NMU’s School of Business. Valarie and her husband, Thomas D. Andes, are the fourth-generation owners of Thomas Theatre Group and the duo behind opening the Marquette Cinemas on Commerce Drive in May. “I’m honored […]

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Marquette, MI – July 11, 2014 – Walt was on layover in England on his way home from vacation. He found these and well, you know how things seem like a good idea at the time? That’s what happened here.  

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Gwinn, MI – July 9, 2014 – Writing is about more than putting typing out words on a keyboard.  Fourth and fifth grade Gwinn students escaped the classroom and went exploring for the fourth consecutive year of the Gwinn Area Community Schools Summer Youth Writing Camp. Along with reading books about writing and poetry, they […]

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Gwinn, MI – July 8, 2014 – Learning has never been so delectable!  Mrs. Sather’s third graders took a hands on approach when it came to learning about mining.  Each student was given a chocolate chip cookie to “mine.”  Each student mapped their cookie, making notes on how many “surface” chips they found.  As they […]

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Gwinn, MI – July 7, 2014 – Every day the media blasts our young girls with images that teach them that in order to be accepted, they have to be perfect: Perfect hair, perfect figure, perfect skin.  For young girls, that can lead to a range of body and self-esteem issues.  Many girls, middle-school age […]

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Joe Ruthier is the CADD teacher at Gwinn High School and he has some great things to say about his fellow teachers!  The students at Gwinn are also excelling creatively, in writing and design. Listen to Joe as he talks about the CADD and academic programs at Gwinn.

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The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees has approved additional funding for a new voluntary early retirement plan for university faculty. The Faculty Early Retirement Incentive Program was approved by the board on May 1st and was offered to faculty members age 62 and older with at least 10 years of service to the university. […]

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