NMU Board Meets Friday, February 15th

February 14, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees will hold a brief business/formal session from 9-9:30 am on Friday, February 15th. The agenda and supporting materials are available at nmu.edu/boardbook

NMU Science Olympiad Saturday, February 16th

February 14, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Science Olympiad at Northern Michigan University’s Glenn T. Seaborg Center will take place on Saturday, February 16 (weather back-up date is Saturday, Feb. 23). Each year, about 300 students from throughout the Upper Peninsula compete in 46 different Science Olympiad events. This year’s competition will take place from 9 am to 3 pm in various rooms throughout the New Science and West Science facilities. It consists of five categories: Life, Personal & Social Science; Physical Science & Chemistry; Earth and Space Science; Technology and Engineering; and Inquiry and Nature of Science.The awards ceremony will take place in Jamrich 1100 from 4-5:30 p.m. More than 100 volunteers make this event possible. 

6th Annual Wellness Fair February 17th

February 14, 2019

Gwinn, MI – On Sunday, February 17th from 1 pm to 4 pm, Gwinn Area Community Schools will host their 6th Annual Wellness Fair at Gwinn High School. The event includes a chili cook-off, door prizes, a craft show, and more! Visit the Facebook page to learn more.

Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus February 16th and 17th

February 14, 2019

Ironwood, MI – The Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus will take place February 16th-17th. The snowmobile races are an exciting way to spend the weekend. For more information, visit the website.

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend

February 14, 2019

Marquette, MI – The State of Michigan waives all fishing license fees for two weekends a year, and this Saturday and Sunday is one of them! Saturday, February 16th and Sunday, February 17th will be a free fishing weekend for all on inland lakes and on the Great Lakes for all species. All fishing regulations still apply.

906 Polar Roll February 16th and 17th

February 14, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – The 906 Polar Roll fat-bike event will take place February 16th and 17th. There are several trails to choose from, and even a chance for snowshoers to participate! Visit the website to register and get more details.

Tahqua Snowshoe Race February 16th

February 14, 2019

Paradise, MI – The Tahquamenon Falls State Park will host a 5K and 10K snowshoe race on Saturday, February 16th from 11 am to 1 pm. Please visit the website for more information and online registration.

Lantern Lit Ski and Snowshoe Trail at Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park

February 14, 2019

Ontonagon, MI – The ski and snowshoe trail at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park will be lined with lanterns on Saturday, February 16th starting at 6 pm. Bring your skis or snowshoes and hit the trail!

Call 906-885-5275 for more details.

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