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Township ordinance getting jump on blight

June 24, 2015 Most people probably don’t want to live next to a yard full of junk or one with grass 16 inches long, even out in the country. more »»

New E. coli testing program wise use of public funds

June 23, 2015 The laboratory at the Marquette Area Wastewater Treatment facility was among 11 across the state of Michigan to receive funding and equipment for a new E. coli testing method. more »»

No solution, or end, to gun violence in nation

June 22, 2015 Yet another mass shooting — this one much, much closer to home — and still, no one has any answers to the gun violence that continues to plague this great nation. more »»

Today a great day to thank your father for all that he does

June 21, 2015 Today is Father’s Day and on this occasion, we’d like to remind you of some wise words from wonderful actor JK Simmons. more »»

NMU tuition hike regrettable but necessary

June 20, 2015 Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees on Thursday approved increasing the school’s tuition by 3.2 percent — which is the cap set by the state — for the 2015-16 academic year. more »»

Negaunee made correct decision on Sundberg building

June 19, 2015 With an eye on preservation and emphasizing heritage, tearing down old buildings is the last thing most city councils and commissions want to do these days. more »»

It’s official; City a superior place to paddle

June 18, 2015 It’s no surprise to most local paddlers that the Marquette area was included on a list of the best places in the country to canoe and kayak. more »»

Bressette continues to serve, long after war

June 17, 2015 Marquette’s Glen Bressette visits other veterans at his birthplace, the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, which used to be St. Mary’s Hospital. more »»

Herp Atlas Project taking measure of herpetofauna

June 16, 2015 Although it may generate a few snickers, a Michigan Department of Natural Resources request for residents and others to keep an eye, and ear, out for reptiles and amphibians is serious. more »»

Negaunee financials are going in right direction

June 15, 2015 With most units of government feeling a financial pinch these days, it was nice to hear good economic news recently coming out of the city of Negaunee. more »»

Given the choices, NRC made right call on doe hunting

June 14, 2015 The Michigan Natural Resources Commission, the policy-making arm of the Department of Natural Resources, voted this week to eliminate doe permits for bow hunters for the upcoming 2015-16 season in... more »»

Marquette wise to undertake road projects

June 13, 2015 Once again, it’s that time of year for the smell of freshly placed asphalt and the sight of the bright orange-colored vests and hardhats of construction workers. more »»

PTSD death underscores need for aftercare

June 12, 2015 On Saturday, an American Marine from Tennessee named Mark will be honored at the DeYoung Family Zoo when one of his U.S. more »»

Severe winter of 2013-14 has lingering effects

June 11, 2015 As the summer season draws near, thoughts of picnics, swimming, boating and other warm-weather activities come to mind, with any thoughts of the winter season far behind us. more »»

Presque Isle marina project a good one for city

June 10, 2015 What’s a summer in Marquette without a marina? Or, in fact, any sizable town on a Lake Superior shore? The Presque Isle Marina is scheduled to receive improvements this summer, including a new boat... more »»

War against sea lamprey is worth waging

June 9, 2015 If you live on or near the shores of any of the Great Lakes, the subject of invasive species is one you very likely pay close attention to. more »»

Marquette girls softball team has great season

June 8, 2015 Congratulations go out today to the Marquette Senior High School girls softball team, which played in the state regional tournament this past weekend at Saginaw Valley State University. more »»

Local veterans step up, support county committee

June 7, 2015 At Tuesday’s meeting of the Marquette County Board, area military veterans demonstrated their seemingly undying willingness to serve. more »»

Reach & Rise doing wonderful work in community

June 5, 2015 We are steadfast in the belief that there can never be too many programs to help children which is why we are fans of Reach & Rise, a program that was launched almost two years ago by the YMCA of... more »»



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