Earn free books and gift cards with PWPL’s Summer Reading Program
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Learn more about this summer’s reading program and the Peter White Public Library with Sarah Rehborg, the youth services librarian. Rehborg sat down with TV6′s Elizabeth Peterson to explain how the program works and how kids can register and get entered to win free books, prizes and gift cards.
Marquette City Brownfield Redevelopment Authority provides updates on Vault Marquette project
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette City Brownfield Redevelopment Authority provided updates on its Vault Marquette project Tuesday. The Marquette City Commission approved the Brownfield Plan two years ago. In April, the Commission voted to approve the Vault Marquette public parking facility development agreement. The city brownfield authority reviewed the...
Organized noise: The Local Spin with Fridge Buzz
The Local Spin features local musicians on Public Radio 90 as a part of The Shuffle, a local hour of alternative music discovery with host Kurt Hauswirth. The featured interview was aired during a broadcast of The Shuffle on Public Radio 90 on May 27th, 2023. Fridge Buzz is a...
Ishpeming house flippers join cast of HGTV show
Breitung Township Schools reflects on first year with School Resource Officer. Kingsford Public Safety’s Matt Brouillette said his first year as School Resource Officer (SRO) has been a success. Updated: 5 hours ago. Zyburt said she has been working with multiple partners on this project, including the Marquette Police...
The Dark Side of the Moon: Marquette Rockestra celebrates Pink Floyd and more
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Dan Truckey and Jon Teichman stopped by the TV6 Morning News with all the details around this year’s Marquette Rockestra concert happening June 1 at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette. The fundraising event for United Way of Marquette County features a celebration of Pink Floyd’s, “Dark Side of the Moon.”
Travel Marquette Brew Pass returns for summer
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette Brew Pass is back for its second summer. With this pass, you’ll not only get discounted beverages, but there are opportunities to win prizes. Pass Holders earn points with each participating brewery they visit and can win a Travel Marquette branded can cooler or a 64oz stainless steel growler. Participants can win both if they visit enough breweries.
2 UP communities receive EPA funding to clean up brownfield sites
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The City of Marquette and Bay Mills Indian Community have been awarded grant funding from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to expedite the assessment and cleanup of brownfield sites. EPA selected seven communities in Michigan to receive seven grants totaling almost $5 million in...
US-41 project to begin Monday
Marquette County law enforcement see increase in intoxicated driving, assault during holiday weekend. As the beaches and streets of Marquette County filled up during the holiday weekend, law enforcement saw an increase in calls. Updated: 25 minutes ago. The event was a gathering for parents and students to appreciate the...
Vehicles found engulfed in flames over the weekend in Marquette Township
MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, MI— Fire heavily damaged two vehicles in Marquette Township on Sunday. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched around 11:30 a.m. to the Target parking lot between Dairy Queen and Sally Beauty. Deputies found two vehicles fully engulfed. The Marquette Township Fire Department was able to...
M-35 Detour in Gwinn: Road Rebuilding Project Expected to Last Until Mid-October
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be closing and detouring M-35 near Gwinn in Marquette County from June 5 to mid-October as part of a rebuilding project. M-35 traffic will be detoured onto Southgate Drive and M-553, then back to M-35. During the detour period, one lane of eastbound (southbound) traffic will be maintained on M-35 for access to local businesses.
Pine Mountain Music Festival kicks off this weekend
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Pine Mountain Music Festival is kicking off its first performance of the summer in Houghton this Saturday, June 3. TV6′s Tia Trudgeon talks to the festival’s co-executive director Danielle Simandl about how different musical groups are coming together for one goal: to share the love of classical music, for three weeks across the Upper Peninsula.
National EMS Week wraps up
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - EMS Week is celebrated nationally from May 21-27 and was designated by President Ford to celebrate and show appreciation to emergency medical service workers. This year’s theme is EMS: Where Emergency Care Begins. For some, a ride in an ambulance is the difference between life...
Copper Harbor Enduro Races
NMU mens basketball signs two new recruits, Emily Paupore competes in NCAA DI 3000m Steeplechase. NMU mens basketball signs two new recruits, Emily Paupore competes in NCAA DI 3000m Steeplechase. Jesse Jacobusse competes in NCAA DII Track and Field National Championships, Norway Speedway holds season opener. Updated: May. 27, 2023...
Altitude Trampoline Park coming to Marquette
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) – Altitude Trampoline Park will be coming to The Westwood Mall in Marquette soon. Altitude Trampoline Park is an indoor play space targeted to children ages 3-12. It features activities like obstacle courses, dodgeball and more all on trampolines. Franchise owner Keven Hagans is bringing Altitude to Marquette in an effort to […]
Negaunee Fire Department responds to reported smoke at Arch St. house
NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WLUC) - Most of a house was saved after smoke was reported Tuesday night. According to the Negaunee Fire Department, its crews were paged out around 10:15 p.m. for a report of smoke coming from a residence on the 100 Block of W. Arch St. Upon arriving on...
US-41 Construction to Begin June 5th
NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZMQ) – Construction on US-41 between Negaunee and Marquette is about to begin. It’s set to begin on June 5th and wrap up around the end of September. The Michigan Department of Transportation says the project will involve some single lane closures over the summer....
Marquette County law enforcement see increase in intoxicated driving, assault during holiday weekend
MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - Marquette County law enforcement agencies had a busy Memorial Day weekend. As the beaches and streets of Marquette County filled up during the holiday weekend, law enforcement saw an increase in calls. Marquette County Sheriff Greg Zyburt says there was a significant increase in arrests...
Multiple injuries, woman in jail after crash in Republic Township
REPUBLIC TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - Multiple people were injured after a crash in Republic Township Friday afternoon. According to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, a van driven by a Hubbell woman rear ended a truck traveling north on M-95 near Kingfisher Road around 4:42 p.m. Two Marquette County residents were in the truck.
Woman arrested for drunk driving after two-vehicle Republic Township crash
REPUBLIC TOWNSHIP, MI— A Houghton County woman was arrested, following a two-vehicle accident in Republic Township Friday. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched around 4:40 p.m. to M-95 near Kingfisher Road. A truck containing two Marquette residents was northbound when it was rear-ended by a van driven by a Hubbell woman.
Source of smoke coming from Negaunee home undetermined
NEGAUNEE, MI— A cat was rescued from a Negaunee residence Tuesday night, after firefighters found smoke coming out of the home. The City of Negaunee Fire Department was dispatched around 10:15 p.m. to a house on the 100 block of West Arch Street. Crews located the source of the smoke and extinguished it quickly.
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