Category Archives: Press Release

Cliffs Announces New General Manager at Michigan Operations

Ishpeming, MI—June 18, 2012 —Cliffs Natural Resources, (NYSE: CLF) (Paris: CLF)announced today James M. Kochevar has been named General Manager, Michigan Operations. Kochevar replaces Jeffrey Lipovetz who was named Vice President Eastern

Public Mine Tours For The Summer

Guided Tours of a Working Iron Ore Mine and Processing Plant for the Public For the 20th year this summer Cliffs Natural Resources’ Michigan Operations will open its mining area and processing

June 26, 2012 NICE School District’s Agendas

Please find the June  26, 2012 NICE School District ’s Budget Hearing agenda at:,%202012.pdf,%202012.pdf  

U.P.’s Duck Lake Fire 100 Percent Contained

  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today reported that – roughly three weeks after it started with a lightning strike in the eastern Upper Peninsula’s Luce County – the Duck Lake

Firecracker 5K Race & 1 Mile Walk Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Al Quaal Recreation Park Ishpeming, Michigan 49849 Registration: 7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Race starts at 8:45 a.m. To pre-register, stop by the Chamber of Commerce, or click the following link to

Duck Lake Fire Area to Reopen to All Property Owners June 7; Roads and Trails to Reopen June 11

The Department of Natural Resources today announced that the entire Duck Lake Fire area (in the Upper Peninsula’s Luce County) will reopen to all property owners on Thursday, June 7, at 7

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING NICE Community Schools – June 11th

I     Preliminary Activites/Motions 1.  Call To Order 2.  Pledge of Allegiance 3.  Roll Call 4.  Public Comment Regarding Items on the Agenda 5.  Approval of Agenda II     Consent Agenda 1.  Approval of

Weekly Fishing Report – May 31, 2012

UPPER PENINSULA Keweenaw Bay:  Is producing chinook, coho and some lake trout. Try 40 to 60 feet down in waters 50 to 70 feet deep. Lake trout were caught off Pequaming in

Crossing Paths An Intimate Evening of Music with Kailin Yong, Bob Bernard, Seth Bernard, May Erlewine and Mike Shimmin

Marquette, MI – Kathryn Russell, 5th Grade Teacher at Bothwell Middle School has received a grant to support “Building a Global Vision”. She has organized a concert at Kaufman Auditorium featuring Seth

Cooler Weather Aids Duck Lake Fire Suppression Efforts

DNR Reports Fire Containment at 57 Percent The Department of Natural Resources today reported that cooler temperatures Wednesday evening allowed the fire crews to make significant progress on the Duck Lake Fire

George D. Gilbert Elementary 3rd Grade Students “Paddle to the Sea”

Gwinn, Michigan (49841) — Third grade students in Connie Sather’s Social Studies classes recently finished a book by Holling Clancy Holling titled “Paddle to the Sea” about a Native American boy who

NCLL Offers Hike Along Silver Bells and Rock River Falls – May 22 Registration Deadline

Chatham, Michigan –  The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a chance to hike up the Silver Bells and Rock River Falls at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 31. This spring hike

Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education Meeting May 21st

Office of the Superintendent Gwinn Area Community Schools 906) 346-9283 The regular meeting of the Board of Education, Gwinn Area Community Schools, will be held on Monday, May 21, 2012 in the

Bell Foundation Announces Its Annual Golf Outing July 17th

Champion, Michigan (49814) – Bell Foundation’s 6th Annual Golf Outing is scheduled for July 17, 2012 at the Wawonowin Country Club.  This year the outing will benefit the Surgical Equipment Initiative.  

Flat Broke Blues Band to Perform at Northern MIchigan University Saturday

MARQUETTE, Michigan – The Flat Broke Blues Band will perform at Northern Michigan University as part of the Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival’s Coffee House Series. The concert is scheduled at 7 p.m.

Fishing fever hits the Upper Peninsula

Word has it there’s something catchy going around these days. Reported symptoms include: Difficulty concentrating, rapid heartbeat, insomnia, obsessive/compulsive behavior, and an aversion to weekend yard work. The diagnosis: Fishing Fever has

Your Mind Matters Lunch & Learn: The Addicted Brain

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm Peter White Public Library 217 N. Front St. Marquette 906-228-9510  Marquette, Michigan – Learn how people become addicted on Wednesday, May 16 at

Skandia – West Branch Fire Department – Firemen’s Ball – May 12, 2012