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Heikki Lunta Winterfest offers fun for everyone

January 16, 2014 NEGAUNEE — The Finnish snow god Heikki Lunta will be back in Negaunee Saturday in celebration of the annual winter festival of his namesake. more »»

Colorful ‘Arctic Blast’ set for Saturday

January 16, 2014 ISHPEMING — People looking for a colorful way to spend the weekend can look no further than the chance to strap on a pair of snowshoes for the second annual Arctic Blast Color Dash on Saturday. more »»

New phone scam reported

January 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — In light of a new scam being perpetrated in the local area, the Michigan State Police is reminding the public not to provide personal information to unknown callers, email senders or... more »»

Charter schools turn 20

January 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — Though charter schools remain controversial — heralded for their abilities to create options for children who might otherwise have none, derided for taking good students away from regula... more »»

Eagle Mine has new GM

January 15, 2014 HUMBOLDT — The Lundin Mining Corp. has named Michael Welch as general manager of the Eagle Mine. Welch — who began his new position with Lundin effective Jan. more »»

City commission to hold meeting

January 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission will hold a joint work session with the Sister Cities Advisory Committee at 5:15 p.m. Thursday in Room 103 at city hall. more »»

Meth components found

January 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Police Department is investigating the finding of methamphetamine components Monday in a parking lot along Lakeshore Boulevard. At about 12:10 p.m. more »»

Vendors weigh in on farmers market

January 14, 2014 MARQUETTE — Keeping goods local was the consensus among Downtown Marquette Farmers Market vendors who attended a meeting Monday about the market’s future. more »»

Nassiri waives prelim; arraignment scheduled for Wednesday in alleged murder of wife Sanaz Nezami

January 14, 2014 HOUGHTON — Nima Nassiri, a 34-year-old California man facing second-degree murder charges in Houghton County related to the death of his wife last month, waived his preliminary exam Monday and was... more »»

Ish. Parks and Rec. meeting set

January 14, 2014 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Parks and Recreation Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Al Quaal Lodge to hold a public hearing on the city’s community recreation plan. more »»

MAPS names 2014 officers

January 14, 2014 MARQUETTE — Rich Rossway will remain the president of the Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education for the second year running following a unanimous vote by the board during its regular... more »»

Deer feeding OK’d in parts of the U.P.

January 13, 2014 SAULT STE. MARIE (AP) — The state is letting people feed deer in the southern Upper Peninsula because heavy early snowfall is making it harder for the animals to survive the winter. more »»

Noque Trail Network looks to build pavillion on city land

January 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission’s agenda for its regular meeting tonight at 7 at city hall includes discussion of construction of a trailhead structure on Heartwood property by the... more »»

UPAWS challenges Yoopers to chili cook-off competition

January 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter has raised a challenge to the residents of Marquette County: Who among them makes the best chili? The winner will be crowned at the 1st Annual... more »»

Detroit auto show ‘super’ boost for ailing city

January 12, 2014 By JEFF KAROUB AP Business Writer DETROIT (AP) — It’s a 21st century paradox: Detroit enters 2014 in bankruptcy, the largest public case in U.S. history and facing $18 billion or more in debt. more »»

An SOS for picky eaters

January 11, 2014 HOUGHTON — It’s a problem many parents face: how to feed a picky eater. Some local parents got help on that topic Thursday night at an event as part of the Portage Health Rehab Lecture Series. more »»

Controlling wolves on U.P. farm is costly

January 10, 2014 ONTONAGON — The U.S. government paid more than $200,000 to help an Upper Peninsula farmer protect his cattle from wolves, according to a news report published Wednesday by an online news outlet. more »»

Community invited to ski heritage trail Saturday

January 10, 2014 NEGAUNEE — The Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority Administrator Carol Fulsher will be leading a group ski Saturday on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail from Negaunee to Ishpeming and back. more »»

Snowmobile Trail No. 2 reopens

January 10, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Snowmobile Trail No. 2 in Dickinson County has reopened to riders, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials said Thursday. more »»

Alger, Marquette meth cases investigated

January 10, 2014 MUNISING — The Michigan State Police has released the names of four Munising residents arrested and arraigned on methamphetamine charges, with the case marking the third, and latest, meth related... more »»



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