Ishpeming City Council Meeting August 7th

August 5, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – The City of Ishpeming will hold their Regular City Council Meeting on Wednesday, August 7th at 7:00 pm in the Ishpeming City Hall Conference Room.


Iron Mountain VA Hosting Mental Health Summit August 20th

August 5, 2019

Iron Mountain, MI – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain is seeking community mental health agencies, local human services agencies, hospitals, Veterans and their families, and any other interested organizations or individuals to participate in its seventh annual Mental Health Summit on Tuesday, August 20.  The summit will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (CDT) at Bay College West Campus located at 2801 North US Highway 2 in Iron Mountain, Michigan.

The purpose of the Mental Health Summit is to bring together these key stakeholders in the community, including Veterans and their families, with the goal of enhancing the mental health and well-being of Veterans and their families

“We are continuing our mission to put Veterans and their families first as we build new relationships and strengthen existing partnerships in our community,” said Amy Fowler, this year’s summit coordinator.

Topics at this year’s Mental Health Summit include suicide prevention, intimate partner violence, aging and mental health, quality of life, innovative treatment options and chronic pain.

“We need to work with our community partners, Veteran groups, and those Veterans we serve to effectively care for our rural Veterans’ mental health needs,” said Jim Rice, Medical Center Director.

“This is particularly true in tackling VA’s number one clinical priority, suicide prevention,” added Rice.

For more information or to register for the Mental Health Summit please contact Amy Fowler at or (906) 774-3300 extension, 32541.

Interstellar Nerf Night at PWPL August 6th

August 5, 2019

Marquette, MI – Interstellar Nerf Night is Tuesday, August 6th from 6:00 pm-6:45 pm in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. Youth going into 4th grade and up only. Nerf equipment is provided.

Advance registration required. Call 906-226-4323 to register. Join Joel Tracy for an amazing Nerf Night! Registration opens June 6. No admission charge. For more information call 226-4323, visit, or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.