A nationwide effort to count local homeless populations known as the Point in Time Count is underway. It is meant to give the U.S. Department of Housing and Rural Development a count of all the people experiencing homelessness at one time throughout the United States. Homeless shelters in Marquette County have come together to complete this process.
Disputes began in April 2021 when Mount Bohemia Ski Resort served the lodge a cease and desist letter to stop selling products that use the words Mount Bohemia - known as the backcountry ski resort and as a geographical peak.
A recent study by a Northern Michigan University student and professor confirms that housing rental costs have been steadily increasing across Upper Michigan over the past decade. On average, housing prices across the U.S. have gone up around 7% every year since 2014, and it’s no secret that the U.P. has seen the same upward trend.
Bay Cliff Health Camp, Powell Township Elementary School, Powell Township EMT, Powell Township Fire Department, Peter White Public Library, Trillium House, Yellow Dog Watershed, and the Special Olympics have all received grants for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
After a slow holiday season, Roam Inn in Munising has seen a big increase in winter tourism since the start of the year. Owner Tom Dolaskie credits this to the strong winter weather in the area which many have used to snowmobile, ice climb, cross country ski, fat-tire bike, and sightsee.