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City budget process drawing little attention, as usual

August 22, 2015 Fiscal years, allocations, state revenue sharing, expenditures, enterprise funds and millions of dollars are enough to make a person’s head spin, but that’s all part of the municipal budgeting... more »»

Mather Inn project will benefit west end

August 21, 2015 Wonderful news was announced this week: the historic Mather Inn in Ishpeming will continue the process of revival, with more than a half million dollars in grants awarded to Marquette County to... more »»

Mine pit rock will highlight region’s contributions

August 20, 2015 The importance of the mining industry to the central Upper Peninsula is well known to most resident. more »»

UPHP project at Liberty Way a great use of site

August 19, 2015 The announcement this week from Upper Peninsula Health Plan that it had signed a purchase agreement with real estate developer Veridea Group to relocate its headquarters to the Liberty Way site in... more »»

Honor recognizes sacrifice made by US Navy Seal

August 17, 2015 The Mining Journal has long stood with the U.S. more »»

HOG Rally provided showcase for city, surrounding area

August 16, 2015 The rumble that’s been prevalent in and around the city of Marquette since the middle of last week or so has mostly died down today — and we’re not talking about the weather. more »»

Stanaway a great choice for Veteran of the Year

August 15, 2015 Negaunee resident Thomas James Stanaway was recently chosen as the Upper Peninsula Veteran of the Year, and we’re pleased the prestigious award went to such a deserving local resident. more »»

Marquette County Fair marking 25th anniversary

August 14, 2015 We congratulate all those who work so hard at making something look so easy: The Marquette County Fair Boar. more »»

Township handled light ordinance the right way

August 12, 2015 After months of discussion and listening to residents’ concerns, Marquette Township now has an outdoor lighting ordinance. It was not something the township took lightly, so to speak. more »»

Work at Ishpeming schools worthwhile

August 11, 2015 Construction projects ongoing at the Ishpeming high and middle schools and the district’s Birchview Elementary School seem like wise expenditures of public funds — especially since district voters... more »»

Scandal in state house should be resolved quickly

August 10, 2015 We sincerely hope an investigation into an alleged relationship and cover up between two freshman state representatives from districts below the bridge proceeds with all reasonable dispatc. more »»

Piece of World Trade Center received locally

August 9, 2015 A small piece of 9/11 was received locally last week when a memorial foundation presented a section of steel from the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center to a Marquette business. more »»

State funding for trails is money well spent

August 8, 2015 Marquette County and a few others in the Upper Peninsula and below the bridge were recently awarded grants to build and maintain new and existing sections of the Iron Belle Trail. more »»

Ore to Shore a great event for community

August 7, 2015 If you hear cowbells Saturday, don’t be concerned: It’s most likely the supporters of the 16th annual Ore To Shore Mountain Bike Epic. more »»

Cinder Pond Marina project was worth waiting for

August 6, 2015 It’s been a long time coming, but the Cinder Pond Marina service building reconstruction project is set to begin soon. more »»

Teamwork helped extinguish last week’s wildfire

August 5, 2015 With last week’s hot and dry conditions, it’s not surprising that a fire broke out in the area. In this case, it began Thursday, about 4 miles northeast of Republic in Humboldt Townshi. more »»

National Night Out a positive program that benefits all

August 4, 2015 For most people, contact with police department personnel or other emergency responders usually comes during times of high anxiety and stress. more »»

Beer is big business in region, state and getting bigger

August 3, 2015 Don’t look now but beer, which some might argue is the most social of all adult beverages, has become big business in the state of Michigan and, by extension, the Upper Peninsula. more »»

New mobile app has potential to assist in medical advances

August 2, 2015 Mobile apps seem to come and go these days, generating a bit of news one day and gone from public view not many days after. more »»



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