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Press Releases

MTU Film Board presents: ‘Doctor Sleep’

This weekend, Film Board presents: "Doctor Sleep" Friday, Jan. 24 at 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at 2:30, 5:30, 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26 at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Located on Michigan Tech's campus at 1400 Townsend Drive in Fisher 135. Tickets are $3 and concessions ...

Michigan bills regarding telepharmacies, foster care signed into law

LANSING — Today, Governor Whitmer signed Senate Bills 309, 319, 322-323, 340, 466-469, 527, and 539 into law. Senate Bill 309 amends the Motor Carrier Act to reduce the registration fee from $100 to $50 per vehicle for interstate non-consensual towing operations. The bill was sponsored by ...

Thanks from Washington Middle School for good behavior donations

Thank you to the following Copper Country business for their donations to the Washington Middle School; Center Ice, American, Jim's Pizza, Cross Country sports, Snyder’s drug, Campioni’s True Value, Downwind sports, Surplus Outlet and Walmart. These business’s donated items to reward our ...

Keweenaw Co-op hosts free Super Beer Sampling Feb. 1

Super Sunday is considered a national holiday by most NFL football fans. Even the most casual observer is probably going to at least catch the halftime show. Did you know that it’s the second-largest day for food consumption in the U.S. after Thanksgiving Day? So, Your Hometown Keweenaw Co-op ...

Train your pet to comfort others with Handler Training from Pet Partners

SuperiorLand Pet Partners will offer a Handler Class on Saturday, Feb. 15 in Marquette for pet owners who would enjoy volunteering with their animal as a pet therapy team locally. Cost of the class is $40 and covers the cost of informational supplies including the Handler Book. For information ...

Superior National Bank and Trust adds Jill Lindenberg to their team

Superior National Bank and Trust is proud to announce the addition of Jill Lindenberg to their consumer lending team. Jill brings 14 years of banking management, personal banking and lending expertise to Superior National Bank customers. Superior National Bank has the area’s largest ...

Flags lowered to honor fallen soldier

LANSING — Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags lowered to half-staff throughout the state of Michigan on Thursday, Jan. 23 to honor the service of Army Specialist Bradley Walsh and coincide with his funeral. “Our state mourns the loss of Army Specialist Bradley ...

Calling all students to be an important part of Aspirus’ care team

LAURIUM – Last year, 25 local students with a heart for helping others gained valuable, hands-on experience in the medical field through Aspirus Keweenaw’s Junior Volunteer Program. This year, Aspirus is bringing it back again. “Our students had such a rewarding time learning from our ...

Bill expanding license plate options for veterans takes important step

The House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee today unanimously approved a plan giving 100-percent disabled military veterans greater access to Michigan’s state parks and license plate options. Currently, 100-percent disabled veterans are only able to receive a Disabled ...

Viking Cruises to enter the Great Lakes in 2022

HOUGHTON — In a major announcement Wednesday evening, Viking Cruises unveiled its entry into the Great Lakes cruise market beginning in 2022. The company’s Viking Expeditions joins the renowned Viking River Cruises and Viking Ocean Cruises, offering premier travel experiences that highlight ...

Choral society seeks nominees for Upper Peninsula Choral Leadership Award

Every year the Marquette Choral Society considers whether and to whom to present annual Upper Peninsula Choral Leadership Awards, launched in 1991 in celebration of our then twentieth anniversary. We invite your nominations for this award, which must be submitted in writing and must show ...

Heikinpäivä Polar Bear Dive to take one-year hiatus

HANCOCK — Several community groups expressed interest, but none were able to fully commit, so the Polar Bear Dive during Heikinpäivä will not take place this year. At least one group has expressed an interest in championing the Dive for next year’s festival, and into the future, but they ...

UPHS donates $10,000 to Noquemenon Ski Trails

MARQUETTE — In conjunction with its mission of “Making Communities Healthier,” UP Health System donated $10,000 to the Noquemanon Trail Network to support the maintenance of the central UP’s non-motorized trails, which are home to numerous outdoor activities, including hiking, trail ...