The U.P State Fair Is Officially Open

The 2022 Upper Peninsula State Fair in Escanaba opened on Monday Night in Escanaba. Organizers are expecting over 100,000 people to come and visit everything the fair has to offer throughout the course of this week. In 2018 the fair brought in $5.3 million dollars to the Escanaba area. There is plenty for everyone in […]

Marquette Football Begins Training Camp

The Marquette Redmen Football program started training camp this week for all three of its teams. The Varsity, Junior Varsity, and freshmen teams all began practice on monday to prepare for the upcoming season. Coach Eric Mason is looking forward to the season and believes he has a strong team that will do well throughout […]

Glow In the Dark Volleyball Lights Up Marquette Beaches

For the last few weeks a group of local residents here in Marquette have been taking advantage of the warm weather we have, even at night. The group comprised of NMU students and young adults from the area have been lighting up the volleyball court at Mccartys Cove using LED light strips and glow sticks. […]

New Soo Lock Under Construction

Along the St. Mary’s River, the Soo Locks, often noted as the “Lynchpin of the Great Lakes”, have been the only route for freighters moving ore and raw material from mines on Lake Superior to the refineries of the Lower Great Lakes. A century has passed since the construction of the earliest Davis and Sabin Locks, which now sit empty and abandoned on the North Channel. The two active locks, the MacArthur and Poe Locks, were built in the 1930s and 1960s respectively

Organizations Spread Awareness at Marquette Blueberry Festival

From blueberry pizza, to blueberry brats, Downtown Marquette’s Annual Blueberry Festival has everything from lemonade to ale, shirts, to hats, and earrings to socks. Vendors from across the region set up their tents to sell their art, photography, apparel, or food to the thousands of people who made the trip downtown all day. But not every tent on the street was selling a product.