Weekly Fishing Report – August 14, 2017

August 14, 2017

Summer fishing continues.  Those fishing around the weed beds on the inland lakes are taking a variety of species including panfish, walleye, bass and pike.  Chinook salmon fishing has picked up in the Great Lakes.   

Southeast Lower Peninsula


Lake Erie:  Had lots of perch anglers however not many limit catches were recorded.  The average catch per angler putting in a full day was maybe 15 fish.  Walleye fishing was good with limit catches taken in Brest Bay and off Fermi when trolling a crawler harness.  Big freshwater drum were caught by those trolling for walleye.

Huron River:  Anglers have caught smallmouth bass.  Channel catfish were hitting on live baits in the lower river.  Try crawlers, bluegills, crayfish or minnows.

Detroit River:  Is producing some yellow perch.  No big numbers but enough for a meal.  Fish the mouth and around the islands in about 14 feet with a perch rig and minnows.  … Read the rest

NMU Physics Offers Solar Eclipse Viewing Opportunity – August 21, 2017

August 10, 2017

NMU Physics Offers Solar Eclipse Viewing Opportunity

North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun on Monday, Aug. 21. Northern Michigan University’s Physics Department is offering area residents an opportunity to safely view this area’s partial solar eclipse through a telescope equipped with a sun filter at the NMU Observatory Dome. This free event is scheduled from 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Visitors should enter the rotunda entrance at NMU’s West Science Building and follow directional signs to the catwalk of the Observatory Dome. Overflow visitors will be able to view NASA streaming video of the eclipse in a nearby classroom.

The sun filter blocks out more than 90 percent of the sun’s light, according to Dave Donovan, head of the NMU Physics Department.

“I’ve been here 25 years and don’t know when the last total eclipse in Marquette was,” Donovan said.… Read the rest

City of Negaunee Regular Agenda for Meeting – August 10th

August 9, 2017

AGENDA CITY OF NEGAUNEE
REGULAR MEETING
THURSDAY AUGUST 10 @ 7:00 P.M.
NEGAUNEE SENIOR CENTER
410 Jackson St.
Negaunee MI., Tobin Street Entrance, City Hall Telephone (906)-475-7700
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE TO FLAG
3. ROLL CALL
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
5. PUBLIC COMMENT (5 min. limit)
6. PUBLIC HEARING
ZONING MAP ORDINANCE AMENDMENT #1266.02 – 829 CROIX STREET CHANGE FROM R-2 TO B-1
7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
7.1 DISPOSAL OF ASSETS – CUMMINS GENERATOR
8. NEW BUSINESS
8.1 MILLAGE RENEWAL – CAPITAL EQUIPMENT
8.2 MILLAGE RENEWAL – PARKS AND RECREATION
8.3 SEPTEMBER REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING CHANGE OF DATE
8.4 BOILER REPAIRS – FIRE HALL
8.5 WATER TOWER SITE ACCESS PROCEDURE
9. CONSENT AGENDA
9.1 MINUTES – JULY 13, 2017 REGULAR MEETING, JULY 20TH, JULY 25TH, AUGUST 2ND AND AUGUST 3RD SPECIAL MINUTES 9.2 CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS 9.3 REVENUE/EXPENDITURE REPORTS -TRIAL BALANCES 10.… Read the rest

MARQUETTE CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE – July 31, 2017

August 8, 2017

MARQUETTE CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
Date July 31, 2017
For More Information:
Marquette City Fire Department / (906) 225-8936

INCIDENT NUMBER: #171123

DATE OF INCIDENT: 07/31/17

LOCATION OF INCIDENT NMU West Science Building

TIME OUT: 0826

DESTINATION: 0829

CLEARED: 1216

INJURIES: None

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: APPARATUS ON SCENE: The Marquette Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a fire on the third floor of the West Science Building, Northern Michigan University. On arrival, NMU Public Safety confirmed a small fire in a third-floor storage room. The Fire Department supplemented the building standpipe system that had one sprinkler head activated. The fire suppression team made entry to office and quickly extinguished container involved. A third alarm page was called for manpower, and efforts to minimize water damage in the building started. Scene was stabilized and NMU Public Safety and Maintenance Staff could enter the building to continue the work.… Read the rest

Financial News Website Ranks Michigan Tech as 12th for Earning highest Mid-Career Salaries – August 8, 2017

August 8, 2017

Marquette, MIAugust 8, 2017 Forbes.com, a financial news website, ranks Michigan Technological University 12th in the nation for public universities whose graduates earn the highest mid-career salaries.

Michigan Tech grads’ mid-career earnings average $102,000, according to Forbes.

“This is an honor, but no surprise,” said Michigan Tech President Glenn Mroz.  “With our focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), our hands-on education, students’ enthusiastic participation in programs like Enterprise, Senior Design and the Advanced Portfolio Management Program, and an average starting salary of $63,400, it is no wonder our graduates’ mid-career earnings top $100,000.”

Michigan Tech ranked highest among Michigan’s public universities. It also ranked higher than several of its peer institutions around the country. Military, maritime and merchant marine academies took the top five rankings.

For the full story, see http://www.mtu.edu/news/stories/2017/august/forbes-ranks-michigan-tech-12th-nation-for-graduates-mid-career-earnings.html

Thanks for your interest in Michigan Tech.… Read the rest

National Hospitality House Week – August 9, 2017

August 8, 2017


Join us on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate National Hospitality House Week with a Mini-Tour and a slice!
On Wednesday, August 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., volunteers, board members and staff will be giving open-house tours of Beacon House facilities to anyone in the community that stops by! Complimentary stone oven pizza slices will be provided by Copper Crust Co. Thanks for joining us at 1301 N. Third Street.

For more information on Beacon House, visit there Facebok page or Twitter.… Read the rest

NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre Season Announced – August 7, 2017

August 7, 2017

NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre Season Announced
8/7/2017

Marquette, MI August 07, 2017 – Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present a full slate of plays, dance, local music and special events during the 2017-18 season. Details will be announced closer to each event, but an overview of the schedule follows. Those with an asterisk are part of the mainstage season ticket package. For updated information, visit nmu.edu/frt.

Season Premiere Party, Aug. 31: A red-carpet season kickoff featuring Alpha Psi Omega, the First Nighters Club, Forest Roberts Theatre faculty and an ice cream social sponsored by Jilbert’s Dairy. This free event is designed for students and community members to learn more about the opportunities available at Forest Roberts Theatre (FRT).

Noises Off,* Sept. 29–Oct. 7: Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On.… Read the rest

NMU Theater Offers Value-Added Season Tickets

August 7, 2017

NMU Theater Offers Value-Added Season Tickets
8/7/2017

Marquette, MIAugust 7, 2017 – Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre is offering a new season ticket structure, along with a Flex Four Pass option, for its 2017-18 Mainstage productions.

Season tickets offer a same night/same seat guarantee. This year’s Mainstage season includes six shows instead of the usual four. The tickets cover admission to Noises Off, Constellations, Scrooge, the Fringe Fest, the NMU Dance Concert, and Tarzan. Also, new this year, all opening nights of Mainstage productions will feature a free post-show red carpet gala with complimentary food, beverages, music, photo booth and a meet and greet with the cast and creative team. Season tickets are $72 for the general public, $45 for students and $20 for NMU students.

As the name implies, the Flex Four Pass offers convenience and flexibility.… Read the rest

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