Third Coast Pizzeria provides free Thanksgiving meals for community

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – For the last 15 years, Bryan French, owner of Third Coast Pizzeria, has provided the community with free Thanksgiving meals. French has provided these meals through churches and at Third Coast. “We are taking care of people that don’t always get taken care of,” French said. “There’s human contact issues with […]

Marquette Turkey Trot raises money for MSHS orchestra

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – The 2022 Marquette Turkey Trot was held this morning at the Marquette Senior High School with donations going towards the MSHS orchestra. The annual race was organized by the MSHS orchestra and business classes. While donations went towards the orchestra, the business and technology classes created the marketing materials and logos […]

‘Free After 3’ brings more locals to support small businesses

With the holiday season approaching, downtown Marquette will offer free parking after 3 p.m. to support local small businesses during the holiday shopping season.  Michael Bradford, business outreach and promotions director for the Marquette Downtown Development Authority, said that the free parking is an important way to bring people downtown. “Small businesses are incredibly important,” […]

Deo Gallery brings ‘unique collaboration’ to Peter White Public Library

Tomorrow the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center will host an art reception for the Grids & Pixelation: Visual Poetry exhibit that will remain up until the end of the month. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. and go until 8 p.m. in the Deo Gallery located in the lower level of the […]

Revolve CC brings creative professionals to collaborative setting

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – Over the weekend Revolve CC hosted another collaborative creative conference in Marquette for creative professionals of the Midwest at the Masonic Square Mall. “The community in Marquette is incredible,” Madison Eazsol, director of marketing for Revolve CC, said. “The creative community is just second to none. It’s absolutely great, everybody is […]

Ore Dock Brewing Company showcases post-electric play

Marquette’s Ore Dock Brewing Company showcased Anne Washburn’s imaginative dark comedy, ‘Mr. Burns’ this evening, Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at their brewery. According to the event page, the post-electric play propels the audience forward nearly a century, following a new civilization stumbling into its future. After the collapse of civilization, a group of […]

Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Chamber of Commerce hosts 12th annual gala

NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WZMQ) – The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Chamber of Commerce hosted the 12th annual gala tonight to celebrate the accomplishments of its members. “We are having a great turnout, it’s really fun and an opportunity for the GINCC to get together and for the community to celebrate the accomplishments we have had in the past […]

Superior Health Foundation awards over $739,000 in fall grants

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – Tonight the Superior Health Foundation hosted the ‘Fall Grants Celebration’ at the Holiday Inn in Marquette. The SHF awarded over $739,000 in health-centered grant funding to pilot and equipment projects, fall grants and food insecurities. According to the SHF, throughout its 10 year history, they have awarded more than 5.2 million […]

Governor Whitmer visits Marquette for campaign rally

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – Over the weekend Governor Gretchen Whitmer visited Northern Michigan University as part of her re-election campaign. Whitmer spoke outside of the Superior Dome alongside U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Hills; Jenn Hill, Democratic state representative candidate for the 109th District; and Dr. Bob Lorinser, the Democratic candidate for the 1st Congressional […]

Marquette county hosts 13th annual ‘Haunted Hayride’

Those who dared to venture into the cold and wet weather were treated to a scary surprise at the Marquette County Fairgrounds. This year marks the 13th annual Haunted Hayride hosted during the third weekend of October at what Andi Goriesky, president of Marquette County Haunted Hayride, calls the ‘scare-grounds’. Despite the mixture of rain […]