P.S.A.- NMU is Closed Today!

April 15, 2018

Marquette, Mich.04/15/2018– Due to inclement weather, NMU is closed for the day. This includes the library, PEIF, Theater, and all academic buildings.

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Peter White Public Library Children’s Department is Moving!

April 13, 2018

Due to construction, the Peter White Public Library Children’s Library will be moving to a temporary location in the Westwood Mall of Marquette Township in May 2018.

Timeline

  • Children’s Library will be closed for the move April 30-May 6, 208.
  • The Children’s Library Branch at the mall will reopen Monday, May 7, 2018.
  • Children’s programming will be suspended April 30-June 8, 2018.
  • Programming will resume Saturday, June 9, 2018, with the Summer Reading Kickoff concert with Corinne Rockow at 11 am and will continue throughout the summer at the Children’s Branch. The occasional program will take place at the library or off-site and such location changes will all be noted on posters and online.
  • Teen programming will take place at the Peter White Library.
  • The Children’s Library should move back to the renovated and expanded space at PWPL in November 2018.
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East Entrance of Spring Street Parking Lot to be Closed

April 12, 2018

Marquette, Mich.04/12/2018–  The east entrance of the Spring Street Parking Lot off of Spring Street in Downtown Marquette will be closed beginning Friday morning, April 13, 2018, in preparation for Ore Dock Brewing Company’s Festival of the Angry Bear event. The parking lot will remain open, with the west entrance on Spring Street accessible until 5:00 p.m. on Friday. The West Baraga Avenue entrance will be accessible at all times.

As a reminder, Spring Street will be closed beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018, reopening Sunday morning, April 15, 2018.… Read the rest

Diabetes Workshop Coming to Laurium, April 19

April 12, 2018

Laurium, Mich.– The Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is returning to Laurium beginning on April 19th. The workshop helps people living with daily challenges of diabetes, learn skills and tools needed to improve their health and manage their symptoms.  Subjects covered include: symptoms of diabetes, stress, managing fatigue and emotional problems, exercise, healthy eating, medications, and working with healthcare providers.

The six-week class will meet on Thursday’s from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. beginning on April 19th; meeting at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital conference room, 205 Osceola St, Laurium, MI.  Pre-registration is required, family and caregivers are welcome.   There is no cost to attend.   Please call 906-786-4701 or dial 2-1-1 to register.  For more information, or to register online visit www.upcap.org. This program is brought to you by UPCAP, Aspirus and UP Health System-Portage.… Read the rest

10 Teachers Selected as Regional Teachers of the Year

April 11, 2018

 

Marquette, Mi.04/11/2018 – Ten Michigan educators have been named as 2018-19 Regional Teachers of the Year and will comprise the 2018-19 Michigan Teacher Leadership Advisory Council, a group of teachers dedicated to sharing a teacher’s voice in education discussions throughout the state.

These teachers were selected following a multi-level process that began with more than 430 different teachers being nominated by students, staff, and community members.

On April 18-19, they will interview with a panel of statewide education stakeholders to determine the 2018-19 statewide Michigan Teacher of the Year (MTOY).

“We have outstanding teachers across this great state and we want to recognize their regional impact and benefit from their experiences,” said State Superintendent Brian Whiston. “This brings a broad perspective to improving teaching and learning in all Michigan classrooms.”

As Regional Teachers of the Year, these 10 educators have been helping make Michigan a Top 10 education state in 10 years by providing strong leadership in their buildings and districts, and now will have opportunities to expand their leadership role by having opportunities to bring a teacher’s voice to a wider audience in their regions.… Read the rest

Parking Notice from NMU Theater

April 10, 2018

Marquette, Mich.04/10/2018– FRT Theatre and Dance and the NMU Music Department remind patrons that parking will be more limited this week and next, with performances of “Tarzan” at Forest Roberts Theatre overlapping with the NMU Jazz Festival and other concerts at Reynolds Recital Hall.

Patrons are advised to arrive early or seek out alternative lots near Jamrich Hall, the Learning Resources Center or elsewhere on campus.

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Statewide Tornado Drill- April 11

April 10, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– With Gov. Rick Snyder proclaiming April 8-11 as Severe Weather Awareness Week, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management, and Homeland Security Division is encouraging businesses, organizations, families, and individuals to be a part of a voluntary statewide tornado drill at 1:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 11.

Tornadoes can develop rapidly, with little to no warning. Due to their unpredictable nature, we must be ready well in advance. That means you should know where to go and what to do during a tornado – both at home and at work.

Take this moment to join your neighbors and friends and practice your plans. By doing so, you will be prepared when it counts. Learn more at (mighigan.gov/miready)

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Ishpeming City Council Special Meeting Agenda, April 13

April 10, 2018

Agenda

Ishpeming City Council Special Meeting
Friday, April 13, 2018, at 2:30 p.m.
City Hall, 100 e. Division Street, Ishpeming, Michigan 49849
City Hall Telephone Number: (906) 485-1091

  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Roll Call
  4. Public Comment
  5. Discussion with State REpresentative Sara Cambensy
  6. Adjournment
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