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Chippewa County man charged with 125 wildlife crimes following DNR investigation...

Chippewa County man charged with 125 wildlife crimes following DNR investigation May 20, 2020
A 56-year-old Pickford man was arraigned Wednesday morning ­in Chippewa County’s 91st District Court on 125 wildlife misdemeanor charges, following a months-long investigation by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division. Kurt Johnston Duncan faces charges that include illegally harvesting 18 wolves over the past 18 months and killing...

Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Thursday May 21, 2020

Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Thursday May 21, 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,...

Newsletter Updated to Showcase Open Businesses in the Upper Peninsula

Get a standard oil change at Pomp's Tires
Marquette, MI – May 19th, 2020 – Check up on UPBargains.com to see all the newest discounted items we have to offer!  Everything from frozen yogurt to home made art, save some money with UPBargains.com. We’ve got the essential’s like a standard oil change from Pomp’s Tires in Marquette.  This oil change retails for $27.50, but you […]

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...