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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....

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center holding COVID-19 drive through testing...

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: Tuesday, July 21st from 9:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST Michigan State Police Wakefield Post, 100 Sunday Lake Street, Wakefield, MI 49968 Wednesday, July 22nd...

Michigan National Guard to Assist with No-Cost Community COVID-19 Testing in...

Michigan National Guard to Assist with No-Cost Community COVID-19 Testing in Munising July 18, 2020
LANSING, MICH. The Michigan National Guard will continue its partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan State Police State Emergency Operations Center, and local health departments to offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing this week in Alger county.   Testing will be held in from 10 a.m. to...

Governor Whitmer Extends Declaration of Emergency Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases July...

Governor Whitmer Extends Declaration of Emergency Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases July 14, 2020
LANSING, Mich. — After every region in Michigan saw an uptick in new COVID-19 cases over the past three weeks, Governor Gretchen Whitmer today took swift action by signing a new executive order to save lives. Executive Order 2020-151 extends the governor’s emergency and disaster declaration until August 11, 2020 at 11:59pm.   “COVID-19 has now killed more...

MRHC presents: Historical Marquette Audio Tour starting July 17, 2020

Marquette Regional History Center Awarded Grant
An alternative program to our ever-popular historic bus tours. This summer, enjoy first person historical characters through an audio tour. Reflecting on the early days of Marquette is very entertaining when narrated by a variety of voices. You will learn from the people and events that shaped our community, such...

UGLFHC COVID-19 Drive Through Testing – Upcoming Locations, July 14-16, 2020

UGLFHC COVID-19 Drive Through Testing – Upcoming Locations, July 14-16, 2020
Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center will be holding more COVID-19 drive through testing sites the week of 7/13. Is this something you’d be able to help us promote? Please see scripting below:   “Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL), the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department, and the Marquette...

13th Annual UP All Star Football Game Cancelled Due to Pandemic

2018 UP All Star Game at the NMU Superior Dome
Marquette, MI – July 11, 2020  –  The U.P. Football All-Star Game has been held annually in Marquette since 2008. This year would have marked the 13th year for the event. Each year, seniors from around the U.P. come to Marquette to play in one last game before heading out...

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Requiring Mask Use in all Indoor...

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Requiring Mask Use in all Indoor Public Spaces July 10, 2020
LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-147, which reiterates that individuals are required to wear a face covering whenever they are in an indoor public space. It also requires the use of face coverings in crowded outdoor spaces. Most significantly, the order requires any business that is open to the...

Michigan Brewers Guild Cancels U.P. Fall Beer Festival Scheduled for September...

Michigan Brewers Guild Cancels U.P. Fall Beer Festival Scheduled for September 12 in Marquette July 8, 2020
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Upper Peninsula Fall Beer Festival, originally scheduled for Saturday, September 12 in Marquette and hosted by the Michigan Brewers Guild, is being cancelled. This is the third of five festivals that the Guild has had to cancel this year, the others include the...

$15 Million in Agricultural Safety Grants to Provide Critical Relief to...

$15 Million in Agricultural Safety Grants to Provide Critical Relief to Michigan’s Farms and Food Processors July 7, 2020
LANSING, MICH.  Fifteen million dollars in economic assistance for Michigan farms and agricultural processors, to mitigate risks of the COVID-19 virus across the state’s food production industry, gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD)...