NAMI Support Group Meeting April 18th

April 17, 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 Thursday, April 18th at 7:00 pm in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, visit, or follow us on Facebook.

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

Michigamme’s Steamer Comes Home April 24th

April 17, 2019

Michigamme, MI – Michigamme’s Steamer Comes Home will be held on Wednesday, April 24th from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Marquette Regional History Center. Learn about early fire-fighting technology and a heroic community effort through the lens of an engaging historic storyteller, Bill Van Kosky.

In 1900 the community of Michigamme bought a horse drawn steam fire engine. By 1962 it was obsolete and sold. Many valued the steamer and its historic beauty, setting off a multi-decade search and effort to bring it home. $5 suggested donation. For more information call 906.226.3571 or visit