Registrations Underway for Percussive Attack Camp at NMU

May 28, 2015

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s music department is accepting registrations for its summer Percussive Attack Camp. The five-day percussion workshop is for musicians from middle school age through adults. It will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, August 3, through Friday, August. 7, at NMU. The camp will end with a Friday evening […]

Marquette West Rotary’s HarborFest Talent Line Up August 27, 28, 29

May 27, 2015

MARQUETTE, MI – This year promises to be another celebration of Lake Superior and it’s environs as Marquette West Rotary celebrates it’s 32nd annual Festival in Mattson’s Lower Harbor Park the last weekend in August. A new tradition has begun with HarborFest’s Thursday night, August 27th “Waterfront Gala”. 250 guests will be treated to surf […]

Ore Dock BotEco Center Paint Party – May 28th

May 27, 2015

Marquette, MI – The Friends of theOre Dock BotEco Center invite the public to attend a paint and share party. Recreate an original painting of Marquette’s Lower Harbor Ore Dock. The party is on Thursday, May 28th, 2015, 6-9pm at the Marquette Commons. The cost to attend the event is $35 and includes all painting […]

Bluesday Tuesday Jam Session, Tuesday May 26th

May 25, 2015

Marquette, MI – Bluesday Tuesday hosts a live blues jam session on Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00 pm in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. Join other blues musicians of all ages and abilities for a community jam celebrating blues music and culture in the Upper Peninsula. Bring your instruments to share and learn […]

The American Legion And Oak Ridge Boys Team Up To Help Address Veteran Needs With PTSD

May 25, 2015

Did you know that the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) estimates that upwards of 20 percent of veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are confronting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? To help assist veterans and their families, The American Legion is launching a national awareness campaign to shine a spotlight on this issue. The […]

Toll-Free Hunger Hotline Enables Struggling Michiganians To Access Local Food Help

May 24, 2015

One in seven (13.9 percent) Michigan residents live in households that can’t always afford enough food, but the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) funds a toll-free hotline to make it easier for them to access food from both private and governmental resources. The hotline can be reached at 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (for Spanish) from Monday through Friday (8 a.m. […]

Gov. Rick Snyder Honors Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

May 24, 2015

Calls for flags to be lowered on Monday, May 25 LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder has joined President Barack Obama’s call for all United States flags to be lowered to half-staff within the state Capitol complex in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25. This flag order is in accordance with Executive Order […]

Sault Tribe Community Health Education Program Created to Improve the Health of Residents in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015 – Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.) is nationally renowned for abundant nature and fresh air. At the same time, the U.P. is also known for higher than average smoking rates and obesity. But a team of five health educators from the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Community Health is out to […]

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