Volunteering passion, not just a resume builder

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) — NMU’s Volunteer Center held a skill builder workshop to find volunteer opportunities that best fit each individual wanting to get involved.  Students spent the afternoon volunteering in the Marquette community. Making blankets for the women’s center, crafting dogs toys for upaws, and making cookies for veterans.   Staff at the student […]

Marquette Gallery open house

Something any new business might want to consider is taking note of one that’s been around for a while. Lake Superior Photo Gallery in Marquette is celebrating a decade of business. With an open house. Owner & photographer, Shawn Malone, says her inspiration to start a business, just came naturally. Shawn Malone, “You just couldn’t […]

Alger County Animal Shelter lease expires December 31st  

Developing now. Alger County residents are worried about the future of their Animal Shelter. Now that its lease is set to expire.  The lease for the property the Alger County Animal Shelter Sits on is already on a one-year extension. That extension is set to expire at the end of the month and another extension wasn’t […]

Teens honor Neo’s smile spreading memory

Neo Wilson, was just 16 when he suddenly passed away last summer.  Paavo Mannisto, “We actually went camping that last night with him, that was fun, we all had a blast. He died doing what he loved and that was fishing.”    According to Wendy Koehn Superior Central teacher, an autopsy showed neo had a heart […]

Voice Star takes the stage in Munising

Many Yoopers took the stage last night competing in the 2nd UP Voice contest in Upper Peninsula.  All the way from Fort Worth Texas, former Voice star, Michael Lee is bringing Yoopers the full singing competition experience…by taking the judge’s seat. Playing Texas blues since the age of 18, you wonder where it all began… […]

2022 UPAWS Rescue Raffle is Underway in Marquette County.

It’s a Competition between bars and breweries to raise money for the UPAWS. Eight local bars and breweries are all selling Rescue Raffle tickets in a friendly competition to sell the most tickets. Stop in at any of the participating locations to pick up your chance to win $1000, $500, $100, or $50. The winner […]