Board Op, Studio Producer & On-Air Talent for Fall 2019

March 20, 2019

Employer: Great Lakes Radio, Inc., an Equal Opportunity Employer

Location: Marquette, Michigan – Unless you are willing to move, please realize we are not looking for anyone who isn’t local. Because of the board-op section of this job, we absolutely need someone who can work IN Marquette IN our studios. This is not a job that can be done remotely. If you are applying from out of state please indicate that you are willing to move for this job in the space provided in the application form or somewhere in your resume.

Position Type: Part-time Producer, Board-Op, On-Air Talent with opportunity for full-time depending on skills and availability.

Start Date: Fall 2019

Are you a college student who goes home for the summer? Wouldn’t you like to come back to school in the fall with a job already lined up?… Read the rest

Tornado Drill PSA

March 20, 2019

Marquette, MI – Tornadoes can develop rapidly, with little to no warning. Due to their unpredictable nature, we must be ready well in advance. That means you should know where to go and what to do during a tornado – both at home and at work.

At 1 pm on Wednesday, March 27th, Michigan residents and businesses will participate in a statewide tornado drill to ensure they’re prepared and safe. Take this moment to join your neighbors and friends and practice your plans. By doing so, you will be prepared when it counts.

Learn more at michigan.gov/miready. This message brought to you by the Michigan State Police.… Read the rest

Queen City Seed Swap at Peter White March 23rd

March 20, 2019

March 23
1-3:30pm
Peter White Public Library in Marquette

Marquette, MI – The Queen City Seed Library Seed Swap will take place Saturday, March 23rd from 1:00 to 3:30 pm at the Peter White Public Library. To participate in the seed swap, please bring open-pollinated, non-GMO seeds that are labeled with the plant type, variety, date of harvest, and location of harvest. There will be envelopes and bags on hand at the event, but experienced seed savers are encouraged to bring their own envelopes.

The Queen City Seed Library invites everyone who is interested in gardening and growing their own food to attend. All activities are free. The event offers gardeners and seed savers a chance to exchange seeds and share knowledge. The swap is an opportunity for new seed savers to get locally harvested seeds for starting their own gardens.… Read the rest

Demographics Expert to Speak at NMU March 20th

March 20, 2019

Marquette, MI – Enrollment at two-year colleges and four-year regional institutions in Midwestern states is projected to decline more than 15 percent by 2029, according to Nathan Grawe, author of Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education. Positive enrollment trends are expected to continue for the next few years into the early part of the next decade.

In an effort to better prepare the university for the impending drop in the later part of the decade, NMU has invited Grawe to campus for small-group discussions and a faculty/staff forum on Wednesday, March 20th from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the Reynolds Recital Hall. … Read the rest

Ishpeming City Council Special Meeting March 20th

March 20, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – The City of Ishpeming will hold a special council meeting on Wednesday, March 20th at 4:00 pm. Please see the details in the image below.

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Portage Paddle Sports Adds New Location

March 20, 2019

Houghton, MI – After two successful seasons, Portage Paddle Sports will be expanding for the 2019 summer season. Portage Paddle Sports will continue to operate at Hancock Beach in Hancock, Michigan and will now open a second location at Ray Kestner Waterfront Park (Chutes & Ladders) in Houghton, just a few paddles from the Portage Lake Lift Bridge.

Portage Paddle Sports’ locations are summer destination spots for the community and tourists, offering summer fun for all ages on the Portage Canal. Both locations are home to a swimming beach, playground, beach volleyball court, campground, pavilion, picnic tables and grills.

Portage Paddle Sports is operated by recent Northern Michigan University graduate Brendan Jacques of Hancock. “We are super excited about the new location because it will connect us to miles of bike path right along the canal. Adding bike rentals has been a goal of ours.… Read the rest

NAMI Support Group Meeting March 25th

March 20, 2019

Marquette, MI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) -Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness.

A support group will gather Monday, March 25th at 7:00 pm in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, visit www.namiam.org, or follow us on Facebook.

In case of bad weather, if NMU cancels evening classes, the NAMI meeting will also be cancelled.… Read the rest

Drive-In Themed Movie Night at the Library

March 20, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will host their drive-in themed movie night on Wednesday, March 27th at 5:00 pm. The March movie is A Private War starring Rosamund Pike.

The library provides free popcorn and boasts a high quality projector and surround sound. … Read the rest