Nessel says certain groups like the Freedom to Breathe Agency have made available Face Mask Exempt Cards to residents as an attempt to bypass health and safety measures at retailers and other establishments.
Starting Monday July 13, masks will be required in all enclosed public spaces as well as large outdoor gatherings in the state of Michigan. Failure to comply with this rule can result in a $500 penalty, as well as a misdemeanor.
It held its first “Partner Perspectives” webinar with Stephanie Jones of Select Reality on Thursday, July 7. She discussed how things have changed in the real estate business due to COVID-19 and best practices when it comes to buying and selling houses. As local businesses continue to recover from the economic downfall, the hope is these seminars shed some light on the positive progress being made.
The group spent the morning washing the windows of businesses on Washington Street in downtown Marquette. It’s a job that Phil Niemisto used to take on, and now following his passing, this is a way to carry on his legacy. It’s all part of Room at the Inn’s goal of being an active part of the downtown area, as they continue to work on setting up a permanent shelter.
10 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported this month, with six of those being asymptomatic, or 60 percent of new cases. According to the Dickinson-Iron District Health Department, it’s common for around 30-40 percent of cases to be reported as asymptomatic.