Finnish Folk Group Performs at NMU Saturday October 21st

October 20, 2017

Marquette, Michigan – The Northern Michigan University music department will host a concert featuring Kardemimmit at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, in Reynolds Recital Hall. This free concert is part of the Beaumier Folk Music Series.

Kardemimmit is a Finnish folk group consisting of four women who play the kantele, the Finnish national instrument. The group’s original pieces take a modern approach to traditional Finnish, Eastern European and Scandinavian music. The group was founded in 1999 and has released four albums. The concert is part of a week-long residency.… Read the rest

Weekly Fishing Report October 19th

October 20, 2017

Upper Peninsula

Menominee River: Was producing some walleye between Stephenson Island and the Hattie Street Dam for those using live bait or plastics. Chinook salmon, brown trout and the occasional steelhead are also in the river.

Little Bay De Noc: A few walleye were caught near Kipling when jigging minnows in 18 to 30 feet and at the mouth of the Escanaba River when trolling a crawler harness or stick bait along the weed beds in 20 feet. Perch catches were good at the mouth of the river with minnows in 20 to 30 feet between the First and Second Reefs and near Kipling in 18 to 30 feet. Good pike action along the coal piles in Gladstone with spoons and crank baits in 12 to 18 feet. Bass anglers struggled to find fish but those that did caught several nice ones between Hunters Point and the south end of the Black Bottom with plastics, jigs or spinners in 12 to 20 feet.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions – Oct. 23, 24

October 20, 2017

Marquette – Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions will be offered on Monday, October 23 from 1 to 2 p.m. and on Tuesday, October 24 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Listen to a chapter from the book “The Terrible Two,” then adapt it into a comic strip! The event is for ages 8 to 12. For more information, call 226-4320, visit, or check out the Peter White Public Library page on Facebook. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Grand Opening of Superior Hills Elementary School Addition – Oct. 23

October 20, 2017

Marquette – The Grand Opening of the Superior Hills Elementary School Addition will be held on Monday, October 23 at 5 p.m. at the school, 1201 S. McClellan Avenue in Marquette.

A Ribbon Cutting and Plaque Presentation Ceremony will take place and the community is invited to attend. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Storytime for Non-Movers – Oct. 23, 24

October 20, 2017

Marquette – Storytime for Non-Movers will be held on Monday, October 23 and Tuesday, October 24 from 11 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

There will be songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for babies not yet mobile and able to move away from their loving adult. Older siblings are asked NOT to attend. Adult social time and play time will be held after story time.

The event is free. For more information call 226-4320, visit or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

An Evening in Tuscany October 21st

October 20, 2017

Join us for An Evening In Tuscany at our Annual Harvest for Education Auction to benefit Father Marquette Catholic Academy. Sure to be a fun-filled night!

Enjoy a Strolling Supper of catered Italian fare paired with select wine, beer, and dessert. The event will feature a Children’s Art Auction, Silent and Live Auctions, plus a raffle drawing for $1,000! All proceeds benefit programs and services at Father Marquette Catholic Academy in Marquette.

Tickets are $50 and are currently on sale at Father Marquette Academy and on EventBrite. Find us on facebook!*Adult Only Event

Date 10/21/2017

Start Time 06:00 PM

End Time 10:00 PM … Read the rest