Rock the Locks 5K June 15th

April 14, 2019

Sault Ste. Marie, MI – The Sault Ste. Marie Downtown Development Authority is
seeking interested participants of all ages for the inaugural Rock the Locks 5K! This run will take place Saturday June 15th, 2019 at 7PM through the beautiful Soo Locks Park along scenic downtown waterfront, with musical entertainment throughout the race course. Rocks the Locks 5K Race is organized as one of the Downtown Development Authorities major fundraising efforts for the year. Race registration includes a custom Rock the Locks finisher medal, Tech T-Shirt, and post-race food and beverage. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age category. Take advantage of early bird pricing now through May 31st.

For more information or to register visit www.downtownsault.or/rockthelocks or

Celebrate one of the world’s unique marvels of engineering, The Soo Locks, during the
inaugural Rock the Locks 5K Race!

MAPS Board Meeting April 15th

April 14, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education will hold their regular meeting Monday, April 15th at 5:30 pm. See below for the full agenda.

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Host Easter Dinner

April 14, 2019

Marquette, MI – Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly of Marquette will be hosting an Easter dinner on Sunday, April 21st at 2:00 pm at St. Michael’s Catholic Church at 401 W. Kaye Ave. in Marquette. This dinner is open to all residents 60+ years of age residing in Marquette county. We will also offer delivery to any elder in the Marquette, Harvey, Negaunee, and Ishpeming city/township. Space is limited so please RSVP.

We are in need of volunteers to help pull this event off. We need people to help cook, set up, serve, deliver, provide entertainment, and clean up. If you are interested in helping with this community event please contact us at 906-273-2575.

KBIC Presentation About Summit Lake Wind Project Concerns April 15th

April 14, 2019

Marquette, MI – Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) concerns related to the proposed Summit Lake Wind Project in the Huron Mountains will be the subject of a presentation hosted by Northern Michigan University’s Center for Native American Studies. The event will be held at 2 pm on Monday, April 15th in 109 Harden Hall (formerly the Learning Resources Center). The public is invited.

According to the project website, Renewable Energy Systems has proposed a wind energy facility with 49 turbines, each nearly 500 feet in height. RES is conducting technical and environmental surveys to assess the viability of the project. The KBIC announced its opposition in 2018 and this presentation will focus on its “concerns for the land, community and future generations.” Speakers will be KBIC President Warren C. Swartz Jr. and Jeffery Loman.