NMU Offers Canadian Heritage Tour

January 22, 2015

Marquette, MI-January 22, 2015-The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University and Checker Tours will offer a chartered coach trip to Ontario and Québec as part of the Canadian Heritage Tour. The dates are Sept. 19-28, but initial deposits of $300 are requested soon to secure a reservation. The tour includes guided tours […]

NCLL Presents Author Matthew Frank at the Peter White Library

January 21, 2015

Marquette, MI-January 21, 2015-The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a reading and discussion with Preparing the Ghost author Matthew Frank. The event will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, in the Shiras Room at Peter White Public Library. Frank is an English professor at Northern Michigan University. His latest book, Preparing the Ghost, is a […]

MTEC SmartZone Creates 83 Local Jobs in 2014

January 21, 2015

Houghton, Mi – January 21, 2015 – In 2014, MTEC SmartZone reached a major milestone, creating 83 local jobs at its affiliated incubator locations. MTEC SmartZone was also recognized by Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) for high performance in every measurable category of success. Categories include: jobs created, companies launched and/or expanded, and the amount […]

Financial Aid Night at Westwood High School

January 20, 2015

Ishpeming, MI-January 20, 2015-How will you pay for college?  Westwood High School will be host a Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, January 21,at7:00pm in the WHS Auditorium. Representatives from Northern Michigan University’s financial aid office, along with several area guidance counselors, will be on hand to help guide students and parents through the process of applying scholarships […]

Michigan Economic Development Corporation Appoints CEO

January 20, 2015

Lansing, MI -January 20, 2015 – The Michigan Economic Development Corporation executive committee today appointed MEDC Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Steve Arwood as MEDC CEO, effective immediately. He replaces Michael A. Finney, who was named Gov. Rick Snyder’s Senior Advisor for Economic Growth in December. Following Arwood’s appointment as MEDC CEO, Snyder named […]

Survey reveals that Michigan adults support online learning in schools

January 20, 2015

Lansing, MI – January 20, 2015 – A strong majority of Michigan adults – 79% – feel that it is important for middle and high school students to have the option of enrolling in an online course at their local school district, according to a recent survey of Michigan adults. However, only 27% know Michigan has […]

Marquette Downtown Ski and Snowboard Rail Jam Call for Participants

January 20, 2015

Marquette, MI-January 20, 2015 -The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is calling for participants for the 3rd annual Downtown Showdown Rail Jam in Marquette on February 21st. Athletes will be able to participate in an Open Jam from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Those wishing to compete for up to $1,500 in cash prizes have the […]

MSHS Poetry Out Loud Recitation Championship

January 20, 2015

Marquette, MI-January 20, 2015-The third annual Marquette Senior High School Poetry Out Loud Recitation Championship will be held Wednesday, January 21st, starting at 8:24 a.m. in the Shirley Smith Little Theatre at MSHS.  The competition will conclude at approximately 10 a.m. Students qualified for the competition by competing in recitation contests held within MSHS English […]

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