Democrat announces intent to run for Congress

After just three short months, the Democratic challenger in Michigan’s First Congressional District race is trying again.   Dr. Bob Lorinser announced the kickoff for his second campaign for Congress.    With the next election set for November of 2024, Lorinser hopes to get a jump ahead of potential running mates starting early.  He plans […]

Room at the Inn receives $100,000 in ARPA grants

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – On Tuesday, the Marquette County Board of Commissioners approved allocating $100,000 to Marquette’s Room at the Inn for infrastructure upgrades. The money donated comes from a larger $13 million grant received by Marquette county from the American Rescue Plan Act. With the money donated towards RATI, RATI will be able to […]

New Utility Collaborative offers cash incentives to promote smart energy choices

BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. – The Energy Innovation Collaborative was designed to help customers lower utility bills and their carbon footprint. Seven utilities in Michigan are leading the way when it comes to sustainable energy use in the Upper Peninsula. Combining efforts, they have launched the Energy Innovation Collaborative (EIC). The EIC is a rewards program […]

Kids Cove Plans Fundraising Event at NMU

The twenty-five-year-old kid’s cove has recently completed its crowdfunding goal but is still fundraising for the new all-inclusive playground. Chair of Playground For All Committee, Nheena Weyer Ittner told me that they will be hosting a fundraising event at the Northern Center at Northern Michigan University on September 14th. Ittner said that they are fundraising […]