Local briefing

Roads closed for Ore to Shore

MARQUETTE — Some roads will be closed for the Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Race from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard and Powder Mill Road from County Road 550 to the north end will be closed. Wright Street from Presque Isle Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed to thru traffic. The public is advised to use caution when traveling on Wright Street, Hawley Street, River Park Circle and Schneider Mill Court. Race participants will be crossing at designated locations at varying times.


Rubbish, compost sites closed

MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette Household Rubbish site, located off of Wright Street between Presque Isle Avenue and Lakeshore Boulevard, and the Compost site, located off of Lakeshore Boulevard, between Wright Street and Hawley Street, will be closed on Saturday due to the Ore to Shore bike race.

One additional Saturday, Aug. 19, with hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., has been added to the regular schedule.

For questions, call the Marquette Department of Public Works at 906-228-0444.


Pickleball sessions canceled

MARQUETTE — The following Pickleball sessions at Lakeview Arena will be canceled due to the Ore to Shore bike race:

– Today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

– Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For questions, call Lakeview Arena at 906-228-0460.