MAPS Board Meeting on Monday, December 17th

December 13, 2018

Marquette, MIDecember 13, 2018 – Marquette Area Public Schools Board Meeting is on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 5:30 pm in the Marquette Senior High School Library.

NMU Board Meeting Friday

December 13, 2018

Marquette, MIDecember 13, 2018 – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting on Friday, December 14. Committee meetings are scheduled Friday morning and the formal/business session will begin at 11 am. For the agenda and supporting materials, visit nmu.edu/boardbook.

Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society 71st Annual Christmas Bird Count

December 13, 2018

Marquette, MIDecember 13, 2018 – The Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society’s 71st annual Christmas Bird Count will take place on Saturday, December 15th. Participants will meet at 8:00 am at Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette, and groups will be formed to cover various regions of the count-area. There is no cost to take part in the count, and no pre-registration is necessary. The count will last until about noon, and participants are asked to dress warmly.

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New Businesses in Marquette Welcomed

December 13, 2018

Marquette, MIDecember 13, 2018 – On Thursday, November 15, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority welcomed The Crib to 401 North Third Street in Downtown Marquette. The Crib, which is the new home of Crappie Coffee, is a full service coffee shop with on-premise coffee roasting capabilities.

On Thursday, November 28, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority welcomed Northwoods Flora to Downtown Marquette. The owners, Maggie and Donald Finwall, purchased the former Garden Bouquet and added their own special touches. In addition to flower arrangements and a unique selection of houseplants, home goods, and local art, they also offer crystals, candles, oracle decks, spells, ritual oils, and wands.

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Christmas Dinners

December 13, 2018

Marquette, MIDecember 13, 2018 – On December 25th, Christmas Day, Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly will be hosting Christmas Dinner in 9 locations. Marquette, Houghton, Hancock, Tapiola, South Range, Calumet, Mohawk, Baraga and Ontonagon. All DINNERS ARE SERVED AT 2 PM.
We are inviting elderly friends who have no family or are alone on Christmas Day. If you would like to attend please call 482-6944. We will also be preparing home delivered meals to elders who will be alone and not attending the parties.
Volunteers are needed for transportation, set-up, cooking, clean-up and serving. Please go register.littlebrothers.org to select a location and time slot.

Santa is Coming to Town!

December 13, 2018

Escanaba, MIDecember 13, 2018 – Santa is flying into Delta County Airport on a special mission. Rudolph got lost in the forest of the UP and he is trying to find him before Christmas! He is planning to fly in this Saturday, December 15th at 12:30 pm. So don’t be late!

Santa has sent treats in advance to share with those that come to welcome him at the Delta County Airport. He will be available for pictures until 3 pm.