Power of Words project begins

The Power of Words Mural is officially underway in the City of Marquette. This mural taking shape on the corner of Ohio and Third Streets in downtown Marquette is part of the Power of Words Project. The Power of Words Project is a mural campaign that brings words to life with transformative works of public art. The people of Marquette have raised thousands of dollars partnering with an MEDC Patronicity grant to host this collaborative project, as well as choosing the word, Natural, to describe our community.

Award-winning American artist Mia Tavonatti, accompanied by professional mural team member Sharon Maldonado, will work alongside local artists Emmalene Oysti, Sabrina Langdon, Michele Tuccini, Michelle Earle, Shannon Taylor (NMU Student) and Sari Nomura (NMU Student). The mural is expected to be finished by the end of September. Feel free to stop by and greet the artist and follow the progress of this extraordinary project. The team will be onsite from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

For more information or interview inquiries contact Mia Tavonatti at miatav@yahoo.com or (949) 500-9899.


Beginning at 5:30 p.m. and ending at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2019, Northern Michigan University will be holding their annual homecoming parade. The following streets will be closed to thru traffic for the parade with a Police escort:

Pine Street from Lakeshore Blvd. to Fair Avenue
Fair Avenue from Pine Street to Third Street
Third Street from Fair Avenue to Hewitt Avenue
Hewitt Avenue from Third Street to Front Street
Front Street from Hewitt Avenue to Park Street
Park Street from Front Street to High Street
High Street from Park Street to College Avenue
College Avenue from High Street to Front Street
Front Street from College Avenue to Fair Avenue

In case of inclement weather, the parade will be held on Saturday, September 21st from 11 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
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Effective immediately, Lakeshore Blvd., from Hawley St. to Wright St., will be closed to through traffic due to high wave activity causing flooding. An announcement will be released when the closure is lifted. ... See MoreSee Less

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Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, September 11, 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 ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

City of Marquette - Municipal Government

HAPPY 906 DAY! (9/06)

What are your favorite things about the Upper Peninsula?

Image courtesy of U.P. Supply Co.
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3 weeks ago

City of Marquette - Municipal Government

The Marquette City Police Department would like to welcome the newest officer to the department; Officer Braun!

Officer Braun graduated from the Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy last month and officially has sworn his oath in the Marquette City Hall Commission Chambers.

Congratulations once again Officer Braun!!
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Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465



City Hall:

M-F: 8 am - 5 pm

Municipal Service Center:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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