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City forms panel to pitch for hospital

March 3, 2014 MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette is making sure it is involved in the decision-making process for the site of a new area hospital. more »»

Clean snowmobile challenge returns

March 2, 2014 HOUGHTON — Dozens of visitors with snowmobiles will be descending on the Copper Country this week, but they’re not your average winter tourists. more »»

Michigamme Twp. receives DIG grant for streetscape project

March 1, 2014 MICHIGAMME — Michigamme Township received a $258,581 Downtown Infrastructure Grant check Friday for a streetscape improvement project set to get under way by the middle of this summe. more »»

3 injured in Thursday crash

February 28, 2014 ISHPEMING — Three people were injured and a utility pole and traffic lights were knocked down after a collision at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive and U.S. 41 in Ishpeming Thursday. more »»

Other options?

February 27, 2014 BROCKWAY MOUNTAIN — Concerned residents are looking for alternative locations for a proposed cell tower on Brockway Mountain they say would needlessly damage the site. more »»

Upper Peninsula Hospice Foundation hosts ‘Dancing with the Stars’

February 26, 2014 MARQUETTE — The stars, the drama, the glamour and the glitter are back as the Upper Peninsula Hospice Foundation will present the second annual “Dancing with the Stars Marquette County Style” May 2. more »»

Isle Royale’s Isabelle found dead after escaping island

February 26, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY — One of the few remaining gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park has been found dead after escaping to the mainland across a Lake Superior ice bridge, a scientist who studies the... more »»

Computer-controlled mannequin shows nursing students simulated birth

February 25, 2014 HANCOCK — She won’t get up and walk around, but the new neonatal simulator mannequin — called Noelle — will tell Finlandia University nursing students if she’s having some difficulties while giving... more »»

Hancock man dies in fire

February 25, 2014 HANCOCK — A Hancock man died Friday after an alleged domestic assault and arson at his house that afternoo. more »»

Races benefit small community

February 24, 2014 TRENARY — One of the main goals of Trenary’s Outhouse Classic — one that’s less hedonistic and less well-known than that of the spectators and participants, who come to the event mostly to kick back... more »»

NICE board adopts next year’s school calendar

February 24, 2014 ISHPEMING — The NICE Community Schools Board of Education adopted the district’s school year calendar for 2014-2015 at its meeting Feb. 17. more »»

Baraga visioning sought for plans

February 23, 2014 MARQUETTE — A visioning session for the future development and design of Baraga Avenue is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Commons. more »»

Cabin fever

February 22, 2014 HOUGHTON — With word of an impending blizzard, Houghton Middle School students got a couple of hours Thursday morning to enjoy some rare good weather as part of the school’s Cabin Fever day. more »»

NRC considers new wolf hunt

February 20, 2014 MARQUETTE — If the Michigan Natural Resources Commission plans to offer a wolf hunt this year, it will have to decide to do so by its July meetin. more »»

County to spend $12K on jail remodel plan

February 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — A Dickinson County firm that previously developed options for expansion at the Marquette County Jail has been hired to create a new plan for jail bed expansion at the facility, with... more »»

Deer hunters to rally in Escanaba

February 19, 2014 ESCANABA — Wildlife game species management and habitat issues in the Upper Peninsula will be the sole focus of a rally and meeting this weekend in Escanaba for hunters and general members of the... more »»

DNR reminds public of ice-safety measures while fishing, snowmobiling

February 19, 2014 MARQUETTE – With warmer temperatures for most of the Upper Peninsula in the forecast this week, the Department of Natural Resources urges ice anglers and snowmobilers to remember no ice is safe ice. more »»

Freezin’ Rain Means smokin’ hot music

February 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — It might be called the Freezin’ Rain Fundraiser, but the music will be smokin’ hot Thursday at the Marquette Elks Lodge. more »»

CCHS, UPAWS hosting benefit

February 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Copper Country Humane Society in Houghton, in partnership with the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter in Negaunee Township, is holding a collection fundraiser in conjunction with... more »»

Ishpeming bulk collection off

February 18, 2014 ISHPEMING — Due to the impact of this winter’s severe weather on the city of Ishpeming’s water system, the bulk garbage disposal scheduled for Saturday at the former recycling center is canceled,... more »»



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