News Headlines and Public Service Announcements
  • City offices to close on Presidents' Day
  • Offices at Marquette City Hall; the Arts and Culture Center, located in the Peter White Public Library; the Municipal Service Center; and Lakeview Arena will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, in recognition of Presidents’ Day.

    Marquette Police, Fire and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.
  • BLP offices closed Feb. 15
  • The Marquette Board of Light and Power office will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15, in recognition of Presidents’ Day. For emergencies call 228-0300.
  • Road closures planned for U.P. 200
  • The following streets will close to motor vehicles at the following times for the Annual U.P. 200 & Midnight Run Dog Sled Races to be held Friday, Feb. 12.

    Thursday, Feb. 11: 10:30 p.m. - Washington Street from Front Street to Lakeshore Boulevard

    Friday, February 12: 7 a.m. - Washington Street from Front Street to Fifth Street; 9 a.m. - Fourth Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street; 1 p.m. - Lakeshore Boulevard from Mattson Park to Baraga Avenue; 5 p.m. - Lakeshore Boulevard from Baraga Avenue to U.S. 41; 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. - Northbound lane of South Lake Street from U.S. 41 to Hampton Street; 5:15 p.m. - Front Street from Baraga Avenue to Bluff Street; 5:45 p.m. - Third Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street.

    The detour route will use Baraga Avenue, Fifth Street and Bluff Street.

    Unless otherwise noted, the street closures will remain in effect until 2 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13.

    Pedestrian access will be allowed all days throughout all the street closure areas.
  • Manager to hold office hours
  • Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, and to give citizens the opportunity for direct dialogue with City staff about interests and concerns.
  • "Art of Business" workshop scheduled
  • In collaboration with the Lake Superior Community Partnership, the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is pleased to announce “The Art of Business” workshop, which will take place at the Arts Center on March 22 from 1 to 3 p.m.

    Whether you’re an artist who owns a business or is interested in starting one, this workshop is for you. Turning your creative practice into a business may seem like a daunting task, but the Lake Superior Community Partnership’s Business Development staff will walk you through setting up your business, finances, purchasing supplies and much more.

    This workshop is free to attend and interested artists may register by visiting the LSCP’s website,, and clicking on The Art of Business under Upcoming Events on the homepage. For more information or assistance registering, please contact LSCP at or 226-6591.
  • Election Board Meeting rescheduled
  • The Election Board regular meeting, originally scheduled for Jan. 28, has been cancelled due to a lack of quorum. The meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 4 at 4 p.m. in City Commission Chambers in City Hall.
  • Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting canceled
  • The Board of Zoning Appeals regular meeting on Feb. 4 has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items. The next scheduled meeting will be held on March 3.