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NMU Announces Earlier Start to Fall Semester May 18, 2020

NMU Announces Earlier Start to Fall Semester May 18, 2020
Northern Michigan University has adjusted its fall semester schedule. Classes will begin one week earlier than usual—Monday, Aug. 17—and the semester will end shortly before Thanksgiving on Tuesday, Nov. 24. The decision follows the university’s previously announced plan to return to face-to-face instruction. The NMU Board of Trustees held a...

Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Wednesday May 20, 2020

Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Wednesday May 20, 2020
Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Wednesday May 6, 13, 20, 27: 11am-11:30am. Even though the physical building is closed, we want to make sure kids have access to storytime! So join us on Facebook for these live storytimes! Wednesdays storytime is geared towards older kids 5+, but all...

McBroom reacts to governor’s partial reopening of the U.P. May 18,...

McBroom reacts to governor’s partial reopening of the U.P. May 18, 2020
LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Ed McBroom, R-Waucedah Township, issued the following statement on Monday, after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a partial reopening of the Upper Peninsula, effective Friday, May 22. “Like many residents in the Upper Peninsula, I was pleased to hear the governor announce today that she has decided to...

Governor Whitmer Reopens Retail, Restaurants, and Offices in Upper Peninsula, Traverse...

Governor Whitmer Reopens Retail, Restaurants, and Offices in Upper Peninsula, Traverse City Regions  May 22, 2020
LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-92, allowing for the reopening, in two regions, of retail businesses, office work that cannot be done remotely, and restaurants and bars with limited seating. The two regions are both in the northern part of the state—specifically, MERC regions 6 and 8,...

Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Tuesday May 19, 2020

Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Tuesday May 19, 2020
Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Tuesday and Thursday May, 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28: 10am-10:30am. Even though the physical building is closed, we want to make sure kids have access to storytime! So join us on Facebook for these live storytimes. There will be stories,...

Governor Whitmer Announces Process to Chart Path for the Safe and...

Governor Whitmer Announces Process to Chart Path for the Safe and Equitable Reopening of Schools May 15, 2020
LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced the creation of the Return to Learning Advisory Council via Executive Order 2020-88, formalizing a process for determining how schools may be able to reopen in the fall. The panel – which will be comprised of students, parents, frontline educators, administrators and public...

Michigan DNR wants hunter input on 2020 deer hunting regulations May...

Michigan DNR wants hunter input on 2020 deer hunting regulations May 15, 2020
A new package of deer hunting regulations designed to simplify rules and remove barriers to participation was introduced to the Michigan Natural Resources Commission Thursday at the commission’s regular monthly meeting, which was conducted in an online and conference call format due to COVID-19 public health and safety concerns. The...

MAPS Board of Education to hold virtual meeting Monday May 18,...

Mission Statement With an exemplary staff and rigorous curriculum, our mission is to maximize the academic potential of every child. (Adopted 1/28/2013) Marquette Area Public Schools BOARD OF EDUCATION 1201 W. Fair Avenue Marquette, MI 49855 Telephone 906-225-4200 WEBSITE www.mapsnet.org This meeting is a meeting of the Board of Education...

Marquette County Road BBA (Green Bay Street) Closure Announced May 14,...

Marquette County Road BBA (Green Bay Street) Closure Announced May 14, 2020
COUNTY ROAD BAA (GREEN BAY STREET) BRIDGE OVER THE CHOCOLAY RIVER ROAD CLOSURE THE MARQUETTE COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION WILL BE CLOSING COUNTY ROAD BAA (GREEN BAY STREET) AT THE BRIDGE OVER THE CHOCOLAY RIVER IN CHOCOLAY TOWNSHIP BEGINNING MONDAY, MAY 18, 2020, FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE BRIDGE. THIS CLOSURE WILL...

SAYT Dance Series: Tarzan Week “Son of Man” Friday, May 15,...

SAYT Dance Series: Tarzan Week “Son of Man” Friday, May 15, 2020
Miss learning choreography? This week we’re hosting three dance sessions featuring music from Disney’s Tarzan! Did you see Jill perform in NMU’s production of Tarzan a few years ago?? Each class will last about an hour (or maybe a little longer) this week. Steps will be broken down as you learn one minute of choreography!...