Stick it to Cancer Tournament Wraps Up 6th Year.

Marquette, Mich. (WZMQ)- The Annual Stick it to Cancer Hockey Tournament wrapped up yesterday at Lakeview Arena. The tournament benefits Cancer Care of Marquette County, an organization that helps Upper Peninsula Residents suffering from Cancer and other life threatening diseases. Along side the organization the tournament directly helps residents or Marquette Suffering from life threatening […]

NMU Northstars Defeat Tech 82-10 in Homecoming Victory

MARQUETTE, MI – NMU football wasn’t the only team that walked away with a big win over the homecoming weekend, as the NMU Northstars defeated its sister team the Michigan Tech Huskies. Coming off a historical season clutching third in the nation, the NMU Northstars are ranked first in the small college division.Saturday’s homecoming game […]

Lake Effect Begins to Shut Down

Lake effect showers continue tonight, mostly over central portions of the Upper Peninsula. The lake effect engine finally shuts down tomorrow with clearing expected for Wednesday. Temperatures look to rise as the northerly wind that’s responsible for the clouds and rain decreases. After tomorrow, no rain is in the forecast for the next 7 days; […]

MSP investigating fatal crash in Baraga County linked to missing teen

L’ANSE, Mich. (WZMQ) – The Michigan State Police Calumet Post is investigating a fatal crash connected to a missing person case in Baraga County. On Thursday, Sept. 22, troopers assisted NMU Public Safety and the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community with the search of a missing person, identified as 18-year-old Virgil Mongozid. NMU Public Safety called […]

NMU celebrates 2022 Homecoming with parade down Third Street

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – Northern Michigan University went into the weekend with a school-spirt filled parade yesterday, Friday, Sept. 23. The parade began at 5:30 p.m. out of the Superior Dome parking lot and headed down Third Street before making its way towards Front Street and back to the Superior Dome. Student organizations, sports team, […]

Negaunee man arrested for 2 unarmed robbery attempts

NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WZMQ) – A Negaunee man is in jail after police suspect him of two attempted, unarmed robberies. The Negaunee Police Department said it happened Wednesday, Sept. 21 around 4:30 p.m. Officers were called to an unarmed robbery attempt at Embers Credit Union in Negaunee. As officers were arriving to the bank, a second […]

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 […]

Here’s Your Weekend Forecast:

A slowly churning low pressure system arrives overnight Friday into Saturday with showers expected for Saturday morning. More clouds showers linger for Saturday afternoon, especially for eastern portions of the U.P. Sunday features a cooler wind from the north with more rain expected. Some showers could produce heavy rain and possibly a few rumbles of […]

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 […]