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The east wall of emergency shelter after renovations. The beds and exit were built and donated by the Northern Contracter Program. Photo by: Neil Flavin

Janzen House recovers from flood damage

Trevor Drew February 15, 2018

Since floodwaters severely damaged the lower level of the historic Janzen House in downtown Marquette over a year ago, the shelter has restored and renovated the area, which is now fully functional. In...

The Janzen House was once a railroad hotel but now serves as a low income shelter. The building was built in the early 18902. 

Photo by: Lindsey Eaton

Tally taken for shelter funding

Trevor Drew February 1, 2018

Volunteers swept the streets of Marquette all of Wednesday, Jan. 30 to take tally of homeless individuals for the “Point in Time” count, a nationwide survey that helps the Department of Housing and...

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