Local Briefing

YMCA to host annual meeting

MARQUETTE — The YMCA of Marquette County will host its annual meeting for members from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

During the meeting, members will reflect on 2017, induct incoming board members and hear presentations from board President Michele Butler and CEO Jenna Zdunek, as well as members who have been impacted by their membership at the YMCA.

A free dinner will be served, and members will also kick off their annual campaign effort, which provides funds for the YMCA’s scholarship program.

The YMCA of Marquette County is located at 1420 Pine St., Marquette.

Keweenaw lodge to reopen

COPPER HARBOR (AP) — An Upper Peninsula lodge that was built during the Great Depression will be open again next summer while a buyer is sought.

The Daily Mining Gazette reports that the board overseeing Keweenaw Mountain Lodge in Keweenaw County has voted to open the lodge and golf course.

Board member Bob DeMarois said keeping it closed during summer would not be attractive to a potential buyer. The property includes land, rooms, a nine-hole golf course and a string of cabins.


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