Calendar – Education – An Evening With Jeffery Tambor – Nov. 3

Marquette – An Evening With Jeffery Tambor will be offered on Monday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at NMU.

Starring in many roles over the years, Tambor is widely known for his part in “Arrested Development” He will talk about the importance of overcoming fears and obstacles. His message is inspiring and engaging.

The event is free to students with NMU ID and $2 for the general public.

This event is sponsored by NMU’s Platform Personalities and the
Student Activity Fee.

For more information, call 227-6543.

Calendar – Community – Eagle Mine Community Forum in Big Bay – Nov. 3

Big Bay – An Eagle Mine Community Forum will be held on Monday, November 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Powell Township Hall in Big Bay.

The Forum is a part of Lundin Mining’s continued effort to keep the community informed about the activities at Eagle Mine. Get an inside look at the operations and meet some of the team members. Participate in the Eagle Mine Community Scorecard, an opportunity to rate Lundin Mining performance over the past six months in the areas of safety, environmental protection, local hire, communication, and community development.

Call 273-1550 or email for more information.

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Witness for the Prosecution” Film Screening – Nov. 3

Marquette – Afternoon Classic Films will present a screening of “Witness for the Prosecution” starring Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich and Charles Laughton on Monday, November 3 at 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public

Poor inventor, Leonard Vole, is arrested on suspicion of murdering an elderly acquaintance. He employs an experienced but aging barrister as his defense attorney.

Released in 1957, “Witness for the Prosecution” is shown in black and white and runs for 116 minutes.

There is no admission charge. For more information visit or call 226-4318.

Calendar – Youth – Storytime Happy Days – Nov. 3

Marquette – Join toddlers, ages 2 and 3, and their parents for stories, singing and movement at “Storytime Happy Days” on Monday, November 3 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. in the Children’ Atrium at the Peter White Public Library.

Toddlers must be accompanied by a loving adult. The event is free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – DocuMonday to Screen “Tim’s Vermeer” – Nov. 3

Marquette – DocuMonday will screen the documentary film “Tim’s Vermeer” on Monday, November 3 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Tim Jenison, a Texas based inventor, attempts to solve one of the greatest mysteries in all art: How did 17th century Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer (“Girl with a Pearl Earring”) manage to paint so photo-realistically — 150 years before the invention of photography?
The epic research project Jenison embarks on to test his theory is as extraordinary as what he discovers.

The film was released in 2013, is rated PG-13 and runs for 80 minutes. There is no admission charge. For more information visit or call 226-4318.

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Benefit for Mara Juidici – Nov. 2

Negaunee – A benefit for Mara Juidici will be held on Sunday, November 2 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Negaunee Elks Lodge in Negaunee.

The event will feature hot dogs, brats, salads, and desserts. There will be 50/50 raffles, a silent auction and a basket raffle. Slave to Gravity will be playing from 2 to 5 p.m.

Tickets are $5 for all ages and available at Snyders in Negaunee and all Peninsula Bank locations. All proceeds will go to help Mara, daughter of Connie and Daniel Juidici, a 17 year old senior at Negaunee High School who is battling thyroid cancer.

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Chassell Sports Booster Annual Turkey Dinner – Nov. 2

Chassell – Chassell Sports Booster Annual Turkey Dinner will be held on Sunday, November 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chassell Township School in Chassell.

Enjoy turkey with all the trimmings at the Chassell School, or arrange a takeout order. You may purchase tickets at the door on that Sunday or in advance at the Superior National Bank location in Chassell.

Ticket prices are $9 for 13 years and older, $4 for children 6-12 and children 5 and under eat free.

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Ishpeming Hematite Sports Booster Club 7th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – Nov. 2

Ishpeming – The Ishpeming Hematite Sports Booster Club will sponsor its 7th annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Sunday, November 2 from noon to 6 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Community Building. Take-out dinners will be available.

Hematite gear will be available for purchase from the Hematites-R-Us Store and a 50/50 raffle will also be held. The student athletes will be serving the dinner. Come meet the IHS athletes and coaches.

Tickets cost $7 for adults and youth, and are free for children 5 and under. Tickets are available at the IHS office, sporting event concession stands and from student athletes or any booster club member. Tickets will also be sold at the door on the day of the event..


Press Releases

Fun, Spooky Family-Friendly Haunted House – November 1st

MARQUETTE, MI - November 1, 2014 - The Forest Roberts Theatre stage is transformed into a fun and spooky haunted house. Designed for all ages with a child-friendly and PG-13 version. $5.00 for children, $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for NMU students with ID. A family rate of $15.00 is available.

Coat and Warm Duds Giveaway November 1st

Coat and Warm Duds Giveaway.
November 1, 2014
Shepherd of the Lake Christian Church, Main Street Michigamme. All
sizes Infant to Adult
Questions call 906-323-6664

The Ishpeming Business Association Looking for Vendors

Ishpeming, MI - The Ishpeming Business Association is looking for vendors for the annual Ladies Night Out. The even will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 6-8pm.

For information or to sign up, please call Judy @ 4868621

Craig Chartier Named a Regional Director at UP Health System.

Marquette, MI - Craig Chartier promoted to Regional Director of Home Care and Hospice for UP Health System

Marquette, MI (October 29, 2014) – Jim Bogan, Market President for UP Health System announced today that he has expanded his executive team. Craig Chartier, Director of Home Care and Hospice for UP Health System – Marquette, has been promoted to Regional Director of Home Care and Hospice, effective immediately.

“Craig has over 25 years of experience in home care and hospice,” said Bogan. “His expertise will guide us in clinical excellence, operational efficiencies, professional development and leadership mentoring.”

In this role, Chartier will oversee existing home care and hospice services at Marquette and Portage.

“Our caregivers provide vital services to the people in our communities. Our services allow patients to receive the care they need and deserve in the comfort of their own home,” said Chartier. “I look forward to providing leadership across our system as we continue to provide these great services well into the future.”


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