Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is Increasing Recreational Access to Camping June 12, 2020

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is Increasing Recreational Access to Camping June 12, 2020

Munising, MICH —  Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is reopening drive-in campsites and backcountry camping. The National Park Service (NPS) is working service-wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to…

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NMU Offers Free COVID-19 Educational Modules June 10, 2020

NMU Offers Free COVID-19 Educational Modules June 10, 2020

Northern Michigan University is offering 11 self-paced, online educational modules related to the COVID-19 pandemic free of charge. NMU faculty members from a variety of disciplines developed the short, non-credit courses. Topics range from the scientific aspects of coronaviruses and testing to the impacts on communities, businesses and families. “We…

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MAPS 2020 School Board Election Dates and Deadlines

School Board elections take place on even-year November general election dates.  Candidates who plan to run for their local school board at the November 2020 election must file an Affidavit of Identity and either a nonpartisan nominating petition or a nonrefundable fee with the Marquette County Clerk’s Office by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.  Failure to file an Affidavit of…

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Marquette County Road 492 Tuesday June 9, 2020

Marquette County Road 492 Tuesday June 9, 2020

THE MARQUETTE COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION WILL BE CLOSING COUNTY ROAD 492 IN MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP JUST WEST OF FOREST HILLS DRIVE (APPROXIMATELY 4 MILES EAST OF M-35) FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A CULVERT. THIS CLOSURE WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM 7 A.M. UNTIL 8 P.M. ON TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2020. NO…

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NMU Donates Computers to Norlite June 4, 2020

NMU Donates Computers to Norlite June 4, 2020

Northern Michigan University today donated 24 refurbished notebook computers to Norlite Nursing Center in Marquette, which has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in the Upper Peninsula. All Norlite residents who have been isolated in their rooms since mid-March now have the technology to communicate with friends and family…

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