Monday, September 28, 2020

Registration is Open for the Crusher 2020 Enhanced Gravel Bike Race May 28, 2020

Registration is Open for the Crusher 2020 Enhanced Gravel Bike Race May 28, 2020
The Crusher, the Midwest’s most challenging enhanced gravel bike race, offers all riders an opportunity to explore Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.) gravel, two-tracks and fire roads for a day of extreme physical endurance, personal exploration and adventure this July. In response to COVID-19, this year’s race will be held virtually...

SAYT Dance Series: “Some Things Never Change” from FROZEN Wednesday July 1,...

SAYT Dance Series:  “Some Things Never Change” from FROZEN  Wednesday July 1, 2020
It’s Frozen Week at Superior Arts Youth Theater! This is a free workshop for youth in pre-school-12th grade! Beginner Session “Some Things Never Change” 2 PM Wednesday, July 1 Listen to the song Taught by Jill Vermeulen Zoom meeting instructions will be e-mailed out the morning of the event!  Dance...

City of Marquette Beaches will be closed today, August 26th, 2020

City of Marquette Beaches will be closed today, August 26th, 2020
Effective date: Wednesday, August 26th Be advised that the City of Marquette Beaches will be closed today, August 26th, due to inclement weather. Lifeguards will not be on duty during this period of time. The City Fire Department will issue a news release later, advising news agencies of either beaches reopening, or continued closure. Beach status updates may also...

Ishpeming 4th of July Celebrations Cancelled

Ishpeming, MI – The City of Ishpeming 4th of July celebrations have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Cancelled celebrations include the parades, picnic, and fireworks normally held at Al Quaal Recreation Area.

The Marquette Regional History Center presents: 15th Annual Cemetery Walking Tour Wednesday July 15,...

The Marquette Regional History Center presents: 15th Annual Cemetery Walking Tour Wednesday July 15, 2020
The Marquette Regional History Center presents: 15th Annual Cemetery Walking Tour Join us for our ever-popular walking tour at Holy Cross Cemetery. New this year, this will be a self-guided tour to allow for social distancing. Stop by the chapel and pick up a map, then walk the cemetery at...

Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Wednesday May 20, 2020

Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Wednesday May 20, 2020
Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Wednesday May 6, 13, 20, 27: 11am-11:30am. Even though the physical building is closed, we want to make sure kids have access to storytime! So join us on Facebook for these live storytimes! Wednesdays storytime is geared towards older kids 5+, but all...

PWPL presents Bixby’s Beginning Beekeeping June 23, 2020

PWPL presents  Bixby’s Beginning Beekeeping June 23, 2020
The weather is getting nice and you may be thinking of planting your garden. To help your garden (and the environment) have you ever considered keeping bees? Sarah is here to help you get started with this two part virtual class on beekeeping. Tuesday, June 16, 1:00 pm Tuesday, June...

UGLFHC to Open Health Center in Marquette June 1, 2020

UGLFHC to Open Health Center in Marquette June 1, 2020
MARQUETTE, MI – On June 1st, UGL will open the Upper Great Lakes Marquette Family Health Center, located at 1414 W. Fair Avenue, Suite 242. Services available will include medical (primary care), behavioral health, and addiction medicine. Nationally recognized for providing high quality health care services, UGL uses evidenced-based methods...

Michigan moves forward with ongoing reform of child welfare system July 16, 2020

Michigan moves forward with ongoing reform of child welfare system July 16, 2020
MDHHS issues rules to restrict restraint of youth in facilities, releases recommendations from national experts to improve oversight LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is stepping up its ongoing efforts to reform the state’s child welfare system by introducing new measures that better protect...

Michigan UIA Update: $600 Weekly Federal Benefit Ended July 25, 2020

Michigan UIA Update: $600 Weekly Federal Benefit Ended July 25, 2020
LANSING, MICH. The Unemployment Insurance Agency today provided information to Michigan workers on the expiration of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC) program, which has been providing an additional $600 benefit each week to those receiving unemployment benefits. Michigan’s weekly unemployment benefit of up to $362 will continue for those...