The Marquette City Planning Commission is discussing a possible downtown development. This, after Barry J. Polzin Architects and 484 Bennaville presented the commission with their survey plan to construct a 10,573 square-foot commercial development and a 1,050 square-foot residential development.
Saturday's hostage situation at Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, Tex. in which a lone gunman took four worshippers hostage, is sending shockwaves across the Jewish community. Members of Temple Beth Sholom in Marquette reflect on the situation and how it affects them.
Volunteers are still needed. For over two decades skiers have flocked to Marquette county to compete. The event will take place Friday and Saturday and expects a turnout of over 1000 skiers. The grassroots event relies fully on volunteers to make this nationally recognized race happen.
A Baraga man was killed Monday morning while working at Besse Forest Products. The Baraga County Sheriff’s Office says 61-year-old Raymond Bellaire of Baraga had been working on a piece of heavy equipment.
As part of its legally required minimum of two public work sessions per month, the Marquette City Commission held another on Monday dedicated to updating the public on the Marquette Board of Light and Power and its plans for the future. These include talks of expanding broadband internet, adding more electric vehicle chargers, adding new controls to the hydro plant near tourist park, building updated power lines in parts of the city this summer, and determining whether or not UPPCO should be granted a franchise for the old Presque Isle Power Plant.
The owners of the field that visitors cross on their way to the Eben Ice Caves is short on portable toilets, so they asked a Superior Central School construction technology class to build two outhouses for the property.
Today a small crowd met outside the Forest Roberts theatre at Northern Michigan University to honor and celebrate one of the most influential figures of the civil rights movement. Martin Luther King Jr. orchestrated nonviolent marches in protest of his communities civil rights until his assassination in 1968.
Big Snow Resort is offering college students with an eligible student I.D. half off their lift tickets through Jan., along with live music, and USSA ski racing on select days until the end of the month.
The event today was held at the Campfire CoWorks in the Masonic Square Mall. People of all ages could participate in activities and purchase local crafts. Classes like wand making, potion making, and divination were available. The Nerds of Marquette organization were ecstatic with the turnout for their first big event.
he Marquette Arts and Culture Center partnered with the Marquette Area Sister City group to host a Clean the Closets event. The items are gifts from Finland and Japan. Between 1:00 P.M. to 4 P.M. in the afternoon, items like ceramics, small trinkets and paintings could be purchased or picked up for free.