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 […]

City of Negaunee receives MEDC revitalization grant

NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WZMQ) – The City of Negaunee has been awarded a Revitalization and Placemaking (RAP) Downtown Enhancement grant in the amount of $885,261 from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) for infrastructure and placemaking upgrades in downtown Negaunee. The City is one of 22 projects awarded across the state for these program funds. The […]

Proposed condo site in Marquette OK’d for first step in development process

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – A new condominium is being proposed in the City of Marquette, and construction could begin as soon as next year following Tuesday night’s decision by the city planning commission. The commission passed a proposal from the city engineer for a new street network design for a future development site. The site […]

MDOT set to begin road work on 2 Marquette County projects

LITTLE LAKE, Mich. (WZMQ) – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) begins work on two road resurfacing projects in Marquette County. MDOT first begins a $1 million resurfacing project on M-35 in Marquette County on Friday, September 9. The project will resurface 4.6 miles of M-35 south of Little Lake, including milling and resurfacing, aggregate shoulders, centerline […]

Minor injuries in 2-vehicle crash involving semi

HUMBOLDT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZMQ) – A Republic man was hospitalized with minor injuries following a crash Monday morning that involved a semi cab. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at 7:54 a.m. at the US-41 and M-95 intersection in Humboldt Township. The 29-year-old Republic man was turning his pickup truck westbound onto US-41 […]

2 injured in Marquette Township motorcycle crash

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZMQ) – Two people were severely injured in a motorcycle crash in Marquette Township. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says it happened Sunday, August 28 at 7:50 p.m. on County Rd. 550 near Eagle’s Nest Rd. MCSO says a 34-year-old Trenary man was driving north on Eagle’s Nest Rd. and left the […]

UPDATE: missing Marquette County man found alive and well

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – A man missing out of Delta and Marquette Counties was found alive and well. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office says 56-year-old Dennis James Kivioja was located just after 10 a.m. Monday and was put in touch with his family. The sheriff’s office thanks everyone who called into the tipline with information. […]