Bay College president announces plan to retire summer 2023

ESCANABA, Mich. – Bay College President Laura Coleman announced her intent to retire during the College’s Board of Trustees meeting September 21.  Coleman will retire effective June 30, 2023, as the fifth and longest-serving president in Bay College’s 60-year history. “The Bay College team has worked diligently over the past 16 years to improve student […]

MDHHS urges residents to get the flu shot sooner than later

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is urging Michiganders to get their flu vaccine as soon as possible to protect themselves and their communities from flu this season. Getting a flu vaccine is critical because flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will likely be spreading simultaneously. Residents […]

Community Foundation of Marquette County honors local “catalysts”

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Community Foundation of Marquette County is recognizing five individuals, organizations, and businesses as this year’s Catalyst Awards honorees. Each year, the Board of Trustees of the Community Foundation of Marquette County (CFMC) nominates individuals, organizations and businesses to receive the organization’s Catalyst Award. The award honors the efforts of those who […]

Lane closure on M-28 bridge at Alger/Marquette County line begins Wednesday

ALGER COUNTY, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will begin bridge maintenance work Wednesday, Sept. 14, requiring a lane closure on the M-28 bridge over Sand River. One alternating lane of traffic will be open using temporary traffic signals. A lane width restriction of 12 feet will be in place on the bridge during work. […]

UPHS, Michigan Nurses Association ratify contract for techs

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) and UP Health System – Marquette today announced the hospital’s technical employees have ratified their first union contract. “We worked hard to make sure the contract provides a solid framework to recruit and retain thequalified healthcare professionals that our hospital needs,” said Katlyn Lafrinere, a lead cardiovasculartechnologist […]

Comley agrees to 2 years as NMU athletic director

MARQUETTE, Mich. – The word interim will be removed from Rick Comley’s athletic director title after he agreed to serve in the position at Northern Michigan University for two years, announced NMU President Kerri Schuiling. Comley was named interim AD on Aug. 22 following the departure of Forrest Karr to the University of Minnesota-Duluth. “With […]