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Wearing of face masks mandatory at U.P. Catholic churches August 1,...

The wearing of face masks for indoor church services, meetings and events in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Marquette has been made mandatory for...

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Receives $900,000 Grant to Construct Tiny Homes...

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Receives $900,000 Grant to Construct Tiny Homes July 28. 2020
BARAGA, Mich. – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $20 million to Tribes across the nation as part of HUD’s Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) Imminent Threat program, which provides funding to help address problems that pose an imminent threat to public health or...

LEO Launches Digital Hub to Help Michigan Workers Displaced by COVID-19...

LEO Launches Digital Hub to Help Michigan Workers Displaced by COVID-19 Crisis Boost Skills July 28, 2020
LANSING, MICH. The Coronavirus crisis has created record unemployment across the country and a complicated employment landscape in Michigan. Now more than ever, Michigan workers who possess advanced skills will be better positioned to get and keep higher-paying and more stable jobs. To that end, the Michigan Department of Labor...

UGLFHC holding COVID-19 Testing in Powers July 29, 2020

UGLFHC holding COVID-19 Testing in Powers July 29, 2020
Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) and local health departments have coordinated efforts to provide COVID-19 drive through test sites at the following locations: Wednesday, July 29th from 10:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. CST Spalding Township Hall, N15881 Pine Street, Powers, MI 49874 Wednesday, August 5th from 10:15 a.m....

Michigan UIA Update: $600 Weekly Federal Benefit Ended July 25, 2020

Michigan UIA Update: $600 Weekly Federal Benefit Ended July 25, 2020
LANSING, MICH. The Unemployment Insurance Agency today provided information to Michigan workers on the expiration of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC) program, which has been providing an additional $600 benefit each week to those receiving unemployment benefits. Michigan’s weekly unemployment benefit of up to $362 will continue for those...

United Way to distribute 25,000 masks in Marquette County July 24,...

United Way to distribute 25,000 masks in Marquette County July 24, 2020
Mask Up, U.P! United Way to distribute 25,000 masks to local schools, nonprofits and businesses Marquette, MI. — In an effort to help protect local residents from contracting COVID-19, the United Way of Marquette County is distributing 25,000 masks to the community. “When we see a need in Marquette County,...

United Way to distribute 25,000 masks in Marquette County July 24,...

United Way to distribute 25,000 masks in Marquette County July 24, 2020
Mask Up, U.P! United Way to distribute 25,000 masks to local schools, nonprofits and businesses Marquette, MI. — In an effort to help protect local residents from contracting COVID-19, the United Way of Marquette County is distributing 25,000 masks to the community. “When we see a need in Marquette County,...

Michigan National Guard to assist with no-cost COVID-19 testing July 24...

Michigan National Guard to assist with no-cost COVID-19 testing July 24 & 25, 2020
Michigan National Guard to assist with no-cost COVID-19 testing in six Upper Peninsula Communities LANSING, MICH. The Michigan National Guard will continue its partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan State Police, and local health departments to offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing this week in Delta, Iron,...

VA begins drive-up COVID-19 testing for veterans July 22, 2020

VA begins drive-up COVID-19 testing for veterans July 22, 2020
IRON MOUNTAIN, MI – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will begin drive-up COVID-19 testing for veterans enrolled in services July 22. The testing will be offered only at the main facility, weekdays from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.   Veterans who are enrolled in services at VA can...

Bestselling Author Karen Dionne from St. Ignace to speak about The...

Bestselling Author Karen Dionne from St. Ignace to speak about The Wicked Sister July 25, 2020
MARQUETTE, MI July 6, 2020— The Upper Peninsula Publishers & Authors Association (UPPAA) will host a special online event with U.P. author Karen Dionne about her new novel The Wicked Sister.  The public is invited to join the interview which will be hosted by UPPAA President and publisher Victor R....