Marquette County, MI


Health experts, businesses monitoring covid-19 spread

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - As the summer approaches restaurants are preparing for more visitors. In Marquette, Iron Bay’s restaurant manager says he is paying close attention to how his staff is feeling. “It puts us into an extra state of alertness and where we start to watch staff a...
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COVID cases increase in Marquette

MARQUETTE, MI— Marquette is dealing with another wave of COVID. The Marquette County Health Department says due to Omicron variants and reinfection rates, cases are seven-fold higher than the lowest number of cases before this last wave. That’s likely under-counted by two- to eight-fold, as home testing isn’t part of the statistics.
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‘Spreading Kindness Signs’ promoting positivity in Marquette County

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - A Marquette County woman is helping spread kindness by selling yard signs with positive messages. “Believe in yourself,” “You have a lot to offer” and “You can, you will” are some of the messages you might see popping up around Marquette County yards. “Spreading Kindness Signs” is a growing movement to promote positivity and community support.
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MRHC presents Joe Pera – Summer in the Midwest & Rustbelt Tour August 27, 2022

The Marquette Regional History Center is pleased to announce an upcoming fundraiser for the Center: Joe Pera – Summer in the Midwest & Rustbelt Tour. Join us for a night of laughs with Joe Pera three local comedians: Kelly Keel, Raegan Niemela, and Vincent Schultz on Saturday, August 27 at Kaufman Auditorium. Doors open at 7:00pm. Show begins at 8:00pm.

Marquette Co. Health Department Issues COVID-19 Update

The medical director of the Marquette County Health Department gave an update Wednesday on the latest surge of COVID-19 infections in the county. Marquette County, along with Delta, Luce, Mackinac, and Chippewa Counties, are listed as high transmission risk areas by the CDC. Dr. Bob Lorinsor says the surge is...

Eagle Mine holds community forum in Humboldt Township

HUMBOLDT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - Eagle Mine held a community forum in Humboldt Township Tuesday. It was the first in-person forum since 2020. The forum was an opportunity to inform the public about their operations and announce the return of tours at their site. Eagle Mine’s managing director said these...

Michael Brown announces withdrawal from governor's race

MARQUETTE, MI— The following is a press release from Michael Brown for Governor:. "Captain Michael Brown has decided to immediately withdraw from the Governor’s race. He has informed his family, friends, and tireless campaign staff, and will be contacting all his great supporters. Brown issued the following statement:

Marquette County Conservation District to hold annual wildflower sale

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette County Conservation District will be holding its annual wildflower sale on June 11. Native wildflowers and other plants will be for sale at 780 Commerce Dr. in Marquette Township from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Pre-ordering is also available online now. The idea is to promote the use of native plants in landscaping because they have benefits for the environment.