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Beer enthusiasts gather for return of U.P. Fall Festival

Maggie Duly, Social Media Editor September 15, 2021

The streets of Marquette flooded with beer enthusiasts on their yearly pilgrimage to Mattson Lower Harbor Park for the 12th Annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival on Saturday, Sept. 11. People from across the...

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Marquette Board of Light and Power election coming this fall

Jesse Wiederhold October 7, 2020

Four candidates are running for open seats on the Marquette Board of Light and Power this fall. Among them are Edward Angeli, John Braamse, Matt Luttenberger and John Sonderegger. The Board of Light and...

U.P. web series offers information for beginning farmers

Crystal Nutt February 28, 2013

The Michigan State University Extension Project (MSUE) of Alger County presented its fourth webinar of the U.P. 2013 Beginning Farmers Webinar series on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The series consists of five...

Contract approved by Board of Trustees

Jenean Zahran November 1, 2012

The United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 2178 union recently reached an agreement with the university and finalized their new ratified labor contract that...

Shopping local smart choice

Jon Young October 25, 2012

In the four years that I’ve been in Marquette, I’ve noticed an influx of name-brand chain stores popping up on the highway. I’m sure a lot of college students get excited that they can get their...

Briefs 10/11/12

NW Staff October 11, 2012

State News Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has decided not to pursue filing an emergency appeal of a ruling which prevents a citizenship question from being asked on the ballot. U.S. District Judge...

UAW local 2178 ratifies contract

Hannah Fermanich October 11, 2012

NMU’s chapter of the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 2178 ratified their new labor contract with the university after three days of negotiations. UAW...

Support Marquette businesses

NW Staff September 13, 2012

A variety of new Marquette businesses have opened their doors in the past five years, and many of those businesses are locally owned and operated. These local businesses complement the community, and residents...

Third Annual Beer Festival features local breweries in Marquette at Mattson Lower Harbor Park

September 12, 2011

By Beatty Nelson Fall is finally here, and so is the third annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival, taking place in Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. Sponsored by the Michigan Brewers Guild, Beer Fest...

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