Elections

BLP primary to narrow field

MARQUETTE — Five nonpartisan candidates are running for two open seats on the Marquette Board of Light and Power’s Board of Directors. The four highest vote-getters in Tuesday’s primary will progress to the Nov. 7 election. The BLP board has five elected members each serving three-year ...

Democrats compete for 109th District

MARQUETTE — Four Democratic candidates are squaring off in the Aug. 8 primary election hoping to occupy the Michigan House seat vacated by the late Rep. John Kivela, D-Marquette. The winner of the primary will go on to face Republican challenger Rich Rossway. The top vote-getter in the ...

Township millage renewals to be on ballot

MARQUETTE — Various millage renewals for Marquette County will be on the Aug. 8 ballot. Forsyth Township voters will have the opportunity to vote on two. One is the renewal millage for police operations, which is 1 mill — $1 per $1,000 of taxable property value — for six years beginning ...