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HERE TO HELP—The Superior Watershed Partnership’s location at 2 Peter White Drive on Presque Isle is home to the initiative which aids impoverished families in the U.P. with financial assistance to help cover the energy costs of heating their homes during the brutal northern winters.

Low-income households receive energy assistance

Jackie Jahfetson November 21, 2019

With cooler temperatures already settling in the U.P., low-income households will be eligble to apply for financial energy assistance to help heat their homes this winter. The Superior Watershed Partnership...

Fresh Coast Film Festival to play across town

Fresh Coast Film Festival to play across town

Isabelle Tavares October 16, 2019

Those who attend the fourth annual Fresh Coast Film Fest (FCFF) won’t be greeted with a fancy red carpet. But if there was a carpet, it would be hunter orange and muddy, FCFF Co-Founder Bugsy Sailor...

Photo by Emmalene Oysti

Editorial: It’s called Superior for a reason

North Wind Staff November 2, 2017

Half the allure of living in Marquette is the town’s proximity to the largest body of freshwater in North America. Mama Superior’s piercing blue water, vast expanse and thrashing waves make her a sight...

Respect nature, act responsibly

Shaina James November 29, 2012

When I first came up to Marquette, there were no signs saying “Do not swim,” no gates blocking off the breakwall and no signs saying “no camping” or “no bonfires.” Marquette County has...

Outdoor recreation clubs premiere climbing film

Amanda Monthei November 8, 2012

To maintain the summer and fall climbing excitement, the South Superior Climbing Club (SSCC) will be partnering with organizations from all over the Midwest for Sender Films’ Reel Rock Film Tour movie...

Wildcats demolish No. 14 ranked Lakers

Jon Young October 18, 2012

The NMU football team went into the game on Saturday, Oct. 13 winless in the GLIAC and facing the No. 14-ranked Grand Valley State University Lakers. “This week our motto was believe,” said senior...

Climb U.P. brings together veteran and beginner climbers

Amanda Monthei October 4, 2012

The South Superior Climbing Club (SSCC) and Down Wind Sports sponsored the annual Climb U.P. rock-climbing event last weekend, a four-day climbing event for local climbers. The event is a once-a-year...

Golfers host only home match of the season

Karly Ratzenberger September 13, 2012

The men’s golf team held their only home tournament of the season and finished in ninth out of 10 teams.The teams participating in the Greywalls tournament included Finlandia University, University of...

New lifeguard program makes swimming safer

Kaitlyn Doane September 13, 2012

Summer has come and gone and school is back in session, but many college students are still enjoying Marquette’s gorgeous beaches and of course, the lake. Lake Superior is just a short walk away from...

Superior Edge gets students involved in community

Braden Linick September 13, 2012

The Center for Student Enrichment offers students a wide variety of programs and organizations for students to make the most of their college experience. The CSE ranges from resume building, enriching...

Know risk before plunging into Lake Superior

Amanda Monthei September 13, 2012

Regardless of how long someone has been a student at NMU — a couple weeks or five years — the dangers of Lake Superior are evident. From the posters on campus and warnings from NMU staff and Marquette...

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