NMU celebrates 2022 Homecoming with parade down Third Street

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – Northern Michigan University went into the weekend with a school-spirt filled parade yesterday, Friday, Sept. 23. The parade began at 5:30 p.m. out of the Superior Dome parking lot and headed down Third Street before making its way towards Front Street and back to the Superior Dome. Student organizations, sports team, […]

Downtown Marquette Farmers Market concludes Wednesday evening market season

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – The Downtown Marquette Wednesday evening Farmers Market wrapped up its third successful season yesterday evening.  The Wednesday evening market has been going on since June 15 and has featured new farmers and vendors down at Marquette Commons. “I think that Marquette continues to become more and more and more popular,” said […]

Road Work Underway in Marquette

Marquette Mich. (WZMQ)- Bluff Street and Mcclellan street in Marquette will be repaved soon. Currently the roads are being repaired during the city’s annual road maintenance projects. The roads are being repaired periodically in order to maximize the lifetime of the road. If the city does not perform the preventative maintenance the roads will deteriorate […]

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 […]

Detroit Red Wings Alumni to Face Off Against Local Hockey Team

Marquette, Mich. (WZMQ) – The United Way of Marquette County is kicking off their annual fundraiser by hosting a hockey game between the Detroit Redwings Alumni team and Yoopers United, a team made up of local hockey players. The game will be played at the berry events center this saturday at 6pm and all the […]

Tires & Garbage Removed From Lake Superior in Baraga County.

Zena Huhta is the Lake Superior Program Coordinator at the Natural Resources Department at the Keweenaw Indian Community, aka the KBIC. Zena organizes weekly beach cleanups starting in June and continuing until the end of August. These cleanups focus on eight different locations covering a distance up to 18 miles of waterfront. Zena “I see […]

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 […]