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Small Business Saturday celebrated

MARQUETTE — Although it might sound like it, shopping small is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it’s a way to support small businesses, which are the lifeblood of many communities. On Saturday, area stores celebrated this concept to mark Small Business Saturday, which was created ...

Crowdfunding campaign continues

MARQUETTE — Marquette’s Lakeshore Depot, the Upper Peninsula’s only year-round indoor daily farmer’s market, is asking for community support on Giving Tuesday for its crowdfunding campaign with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. An event will be held at the Lakeshore Depot ...

Hoffstroms, Koski donate to Cheer Club

From left, Aela Hoffstrom, 9, Kinley Koski, 6, and Aili Hoffstrom, 6, donate winter coats, hats and boots to the Cheer Club on Friday. The Cheer Club, which kicked off Friday, collects unwrapped toys and gifts to be donated to local children and families in need during the holiday season. Gifts ...

Whitmer proclaims today as Small Business Saturday

LANSING — Small Business Saturday is being celebrated today in Marquette County, with local organizations such as the Marquette Downtown Development Authority and the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Chamber of Commerce encouraging area residents to shop local small businesses. Small Business ...

Can rescue funds rescue U.P. broadband?

LANSING — Federal funds shared by Upper Peninsula communities could boost their access to broadband service. While American Rescue Plan Act funds are distributed, Michigan State University officials offered for local leaders workshops to explain the rules and possibilities for distributing ...