News, Announcements, and Events

Thanksgiving Dinner! The Ishpeming Elks Lodge will be offering a free community Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day at the Ishpeming Elks Lodge. The dinner will be from 11:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m. Reservations are encouraged by calling 906-486-6890 between 3p.m. and 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday or leave a message at 906-451-4951. Take out and free delivery is also available in Marquette County.

FOOT CARE CLINIC: There will be a foot care clinic at the Michigamme Township Community Center on December 21, 2023 from 12 noon to 3:00p.m. Please call for an appointment, 906-201-4727.

WINTER TAXES BILLS WILL BE COMING OUT. Winter tax bills will be coming out December 1, 2023. If you have any questions please contact Laura Mattson, Treasurer at 906-323-6608. Taxes are due February 2024.

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING BUS! There will be a Christmas Shopping Bus for west-end holiday shoppers on December 12, 2023. Pick up is at the Humboldt Township Hall at 10:00 a.m. The bus will be heading to the Westwood Mall and Kohls. They will be stopping at the new Panara for lunch. Transportation is just $1.00. To sign up, please call the Ishpeming Senior Center at 906-485-5527.

REPUBLIC TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF INTENT TO AMEND A MASTER PLAN. The Republic Township Planning Commission has posted a notice of intent to amend a master plan, dated November 20,2023. To find out the details, click on the link.

Township Taking Applications for Open Positions: The Michigamme Township is requesting applications for anyone interested in filling one of the vacant positions, which are the: Township Supervisor, Planning Commission Chair and Member, and Administrative Assistant. Applications are also available at the township office. Please drop off your completed application at the Township Office or mail it to the address listed on the application.

Tai Chi Lessons Offered to Seniors: Starting November 6, 2023, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, community members can participate in Tai Chi lessons, which is being sponsored by the Ishpeming Senior Center. This 6-week program, which will be held upstairs in the Michigamme Township Community Building, is geared toward showing seniors different exercises that will help them have better balance, stability, and increased energy.

Thank you, donors: The Michigamme community greatly appreciates all the donations it receives. To better ensure that your donation gets to the right organization, please make out the check to the “Friends of the Michigamme Community” and/or “Michigamme Spurr 4th of July Council.” This will ensure your check will be tax exempt and you will also receive a receipt for your donation. Again, thank you and know that your donation helps support these great organizations so they can sponsor events throughout the year!

Library winter hours: The library will be open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Imposter Scans: Here are some tips to avoid possible imposter scams.

Ishpeming Senior Center: The Ishpeming Senior Center serves people 60 and over in our township too! Services and programs are available to assist seniors in living independently including homemaking, healthy meals, rides to doctor appointments, financial assistance, and much more! For more information go to

Revised Lakeview Cemetery Ordinance: The Lakeview Cemetery Ordinance and Lakeview Cemetery fees have been updated and can be found on the Government/Ordinances tab.

Michigamme Township 2023 Newsletter: The 2023 newsletter is ready! In the future if there is information you would like included, please contact Tami at at the Township Office.

Property tax exemptions: Residents meeting income limits and asset levels set by the State of Michigan may be eligible for a full or partial exemption of property taxes.

Poverty Exemption: If you are interested to getting a Poverty Exemption for property taxes, please fill out the Poverty Exemption Application and the Poverty Exemption Affidavit. Then bring those to the next Board of Review. Dates for the Board of Review can be found HERE.

Michigamme Museum Calendar 2024 Fundraiser!

Michigamme Museum: The museum has made changes in how to donate and how they fundraise. Please read their letter HERE. The museum is accepting deposit-able bottles and cans, and they can be put in the bins under the awning near the north door of the Township Hall.

Republic Michigamme Board of Education Meetings Calendar Year Jan 1 2023 to Dec 31 2023.

Notice: Michigamme Township would like to remind residents to call 811 Miss Dig before doing any digging to reduce the chances of hitting gas lines – Flyer

Master Resident List: We are collecting your emails to add to our master resident list. If you would prefer to get newsletters by email, please send us yours. Send to or – put “Newsletter Email” in the subject.

Workout room: The Community Building is open Monday-Friday for residents to access the workout room at your leisure when the building is staffed.

SENIOR MEALS are in-person. Please let Nancy (906-869-1557) or Bill (906-201-4727) know before Thursday of the prior week if you want a meal.