Lake Superior Performance Rally

The Lake Superior Performance Rally car race is taking place on Saturday, October 15, 2022. This community event will require the closure of Mount Marquette Rd from Cliffs Power Rd to M553 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Volunteers will ensure that all trail crossings are closed, but cyclists, hikers, and pedestrians are asked to avoid utilizing the recreational area surrounding Cliffs Power Rd between the hours of 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2022.

Norway Ave Closure

Norway Avenue, between Kaye Avenue and College Avenue, will be closed to through traffic on Tuesday, October 11 beginning at 7:00 a.m. for a sewer lateral replacement. This project is expected to be completed by the end of the day.

Absentee Ballots Available, May Be Returned Through Election Day

Registered voters who have received an absentee ballot have until 8 p.m. on Election Day, November 8, to return their completed, signed absentee ballot to the City Clerk’s office.

Absentee ballots may be returned:

  • By mail to 300 W. Baraga Avenue - one stamp is required
  • In person at the City Clerk’s Office, located at 300 W. Baraga Avenue
  • To one of our three, 24-hour secure drop box locations:
    • Lakeview Arena – 401 E. Fair Avenue
    • Municipal Service Center – 1100 Wright Street
    • City Hall – 300 W. Baraga Avenue

Absentee ballots may be requested by mail until Friday, November 4, and may be picked up in person in the Clerk’s Office until 4 p.m. on Monday, November 7.

Opening Receptions for PWPL and DEO Galleries

On Thursday, October 13, from 6-8 p.m. the Peter White Public Library and the City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture will be hosting the opening receptions for the three art galleries within the walls of PWPL.

Marc Himes and Louise Laakso Lundin will be giving their artist talks at 6:30 p.m. in the Deo Gallery.

The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning Students will speak beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Huron Mountain Club Gallery.

The Deo Gallery is owned by the City of Marquette and is located in the basement of the PWPL in the City’s Arts & Culture Center; it is curated monthly by the Lake Superior Art Association. The Deo Gallery’s exhibit will be up through October 28. PWPL galleries’ exhibits will be up through November. Receptions are free and open to the public.

EXHIBITS:

The Deo Gallery: Water. Color. Wood. Marc Himes and Louise Laakso Lundin
Woodturning and Watercolors by award-winning, accomplished artists.
Artist Talk at 6:30 p.m.

Huron Mountain Club Gallery (Main floor): The Best of Us: An NCLL Retrospective, Northern Center for Lifelong Learning Students

A variety of student photographers ranging in experience, equipment, and subjects.

Artist Talk at 7:00 p.m.
Lower Level Lobby Gallery (Outside the Deo Gallery): Digital Humans, Lari Wendt

Digital images combining realistic human features and abstract images.

Wilson Street Closure to Through Traffic

On Monday, October 10, Smith Construction will be closing a section of Wilson Street near US41 for paving work. Wilson Street will be closed to through traffic between US41 and McClellan Avenue. The work will occur just south of the entrance for the Holiday Inn. A detour route will be posted via US41 and McClellan Avenue. Access will be maintained to all residences and businesses. The work is anticipated to be completed the same day but is weather dependent.
The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing.

Magnetic Street Closure - Presque Isle Avenue to Third Street

Starting Thursday October 6, Superior Paving will be closing Magnetic Street between Presque Isle Avenue and Third Street for paving work. The work is anticipated to be completed by the end of the day Monday October 10.

The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing.

Marquette City Manager Community Office Hours

Marquette City Manager Karen Kovacs will hold her next community office hours on Wednesday, October 12 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.

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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

 

Hours

City Hall:

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