M-DOT MEETS WITH THE PUBLIC TONIGHT ABOUT THE ROUNDABOUT.

M-DOT ENGINEER ANDY SIKKEMA

Andy Sikkema, Transportation Engineer with the Michigan Department of Transportation gave us the latest update on the planned modern roundabout construction at the US-41/Front Street intersection that will begin later this month and run through August.  Sikkema told us about a public meeting being held tonight in Marquette at the Citizen’s Forum at Lakeview Arena.  The meeting is being presented by M-DOT and the City of Marquette to answer the public’s questions about how to drive through the new roundabout and what the construction schedule will be for the project.  To listen to the interview please click “HERE“, and to be connected to the Department of Transportation website, click “HERE“.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS ISSUES FOR WOMEN IN MARQUETTE COUNTY.

MGH'S CINDY AMPE.

Cindy Ampe, Director of the Women’s and Children’s Center at Marquette General Health Systems stopped in with a run-down of an upcoming conference at the hospital that takes a closer look at health and wellness issues for women across Marquette County of all ages.  The free conference features two tracks of programming, one for younger women and the other for older women, is being held at the hospital in Marquette and on-line registration can be done at  Marquette General’s website.  To listen to Cindy’s morning show interview, please click “HERE“, and to log on to the Marquette General Health Systems website, please click “HERE“.

A UNIQUE WEST-END OF MARQUETTE COUNTY FOOD DRIVE.

FOOD DRIVE ORGANIZER DICK DERBY.

Dick Derby, organizer of the Project Ishpeming Food Pantry food drive joined us yesterday to tell us about the project.  The effort includes the distribution of four thousand bags in the City of Ishpeming that are to be filled with non-perishable food items, paper products and various hygiene product.  The plan is to then place the bags on the curb on Saturday morning to be picked up by volunteers.  The items will then be distributed to the Ishpeming Salvation Army and St. Vincent dePaul stores.  Dick also told us about how this project came to be and why folks need to fill the bags that show up at their homes.
To listen to the complete interview, please click “HERE“.