Physical injury takes a huge toll on veterans and on the same note, the mental endurance needed by these heroes is sometimes far greater. During and well after service, veterans have an acute burden to carry. Upon their return home, these once familiar spots filled with good memories, become triggers for bad ones.
Calling all U.P. Veterans: the Library of Congress is looking to collect and share your experience of when you were in the service. This is part of an ongoing project called The Veterans History Project. It collects, preserves and shares the personal accounts of our veterans. Senator Gary Peters (D- MI) will have his team set up a place for veterans to record their story in Marquette on October 5.
Over $14,000 was raised this weekend at the 17th annual Strut Your Mutt fundraiser for The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. Dogs and owners gathered down in The Jackson Mine Park in Negaunee to support the local shelter.
Michigan state representative Kyra Harris Bolden visited Marquette over the weekend.
As October 31st gets closer, Trick-or-Treating plans are being made across the UP. Listed below are time dates, times, and locations for Trick-or-Treating across the U.P.
We’re just settling into fall here in the U.P. As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, the trees have started to show off their brilliant fall colors.
HOUGHTON, Mich. (WZMQ) – A Houghton man is in custody on suspicion of stealing items from cars in the Houghton area. The Houghton Police Department said it received complaints about car break-ins and theft at the Gateway Laundromat on Tuesday, Sept. 20. On Thursday, Sept. 29, at 8:55 a.m. Houghton PD got a call about […]
People across the U.P. and the nation sometimes have to choose between getting groceries or getting their prescription drugs. Americans pay some of the highest prices in the world for their medication and Michigan’s Senators said this is unfair. We spoke with Senator Debbie Stabenow (D- MI) on this issue and what Congress did to lower healthcare costs. However, these changes won’t happen immediately.
Florida officials are still trying to assess the damage Hurricane Ian has done to the sunshine state. Florida is reporting that about 100 people have died due to the storm and hundreds of thousands of Floridians are still impacted by last week’s storm. Federal officials are saying there will be an unprecedented amount of help going to Florida.
Over 350 racers gathered at Marquette Mountain on Saturday to race in the Marquette Fall Enduro, with funds going to the Noquemanon Trail Network. According to NTN’s website, its mission is to secure, develop, maintain and promote the use of a non-motorized trail network throughout the Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. NTN relies on the […]