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Women’s Center has provided four decades of service

October 20, 2013 Last week, Mining Journal reporter Renee Prusi produced a four-part series showcasing the development, activities and services of The Women’s Center in Marquette, which is now celebrating its 40th... more »»

‘Dark money’ in judicial races is statewide scandal

October 20, 2013 In no branch of government is it more important for a public official to be beyond even a hint of conflict of interest than in the judiciary. more »»

No-smoking effort working but more must be done

October 19, 2013 We applaud news from Lansing this week noting that what started as a small effort to help people kick a nasty habit has turned into a major health initiative. more »»

Project Keep Kids Warm is difference for many families

October 18, 2013 Many people greet winter with great enthusiasm, thrilled by its chilly beauty and excited to participate in the many activities that mark the season in the Upper Peninsula. more »»

NMU concussion research potentially could help many

October 17, 2013 The damaging effects of sports concussions has drawn much attention in recent years, particularly at the pro sports level. more »»

For Negaunee, it’s all about choices in cable TV flap

October 16, 2013 The news from Negaunee this week wasn’t exactly new: The city owned and operated cable television system is operating at a deficit, again, and no one seems to know how to fix it, again. more »»

KLT congratulated for preserving Hungarian Falls

October 15, 2013 Congratulations go out to the Keweenaw Land Trust for preserving a small slice of the Copper Country for future generation. more »»

NMU’s ROTC program has proved worth over years

October 14, 2013 After 44 years at Northern Michigan University, the familiar sight of U.S. Army cadets in the Reserve Officer Training Corps program clad in Army fatigues on campus may soon be a thing of the past. more »»

Time grows short to find solution to power plant issue

October 13, 2013 We support Gov. Rick Snyder in his quest for any solution that keeps the Presque Isle Power Plant operating and does not result in unaffordable rates for consumers. more »»

New tools should be used to battle auto insurance fraud

October 13, 2013 Those who specialize in auto insurance fraud are deceptively thorough in crafting bogus documents to fool authorities. more »»

Police alert residents to new money scam working in area

October 12, 2013 There is another scam working in the Upper Peninsula that we, and local law enforcement authorities, want to warn residents about. more »»

Baraga Avenue Harvest Festival this weekend

October 11, 2013 An exciting new event hits the community Saturday thanks to the efforts of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority. more »»

County Road 550 delays necessary, unavoidable

October 10, 2013 You don’t have to drive very far up Marquette County Road 550 to realize there is a whole lot of construction going on. more »»

Credit goes to MGH’s Muller on variety of fronts

October 9, 2013 Marquette General Hospital president Gary Muller announced his retirement this week effective Dec. 31. more »»

Location of wreck in Lake Superior a significant feat

October 8, 2013 Just months after locating the long lost lake freighter Henry B. more »»

Recognition of Dompierres, school very appropriate

October 7, 2013 It isn’t often that government gets it right the first time around but that’s the case with an award given last week to the Dompierre family and the Ishpeming Public Schools by the Michigan... more »»

Peaking fall color a dazzling draw for residents, visitors

October 6, 2013 The Upper Peninsula Travel and Recreation Association in Kingsford is projecting the peak of the fall color season to be upon us in many parts of the Upper Peninsula this week or next. more »»

Snap entitlement judgments will hurt young, vulnerable

October 6, 2013 The proponents of cuts to the nation’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program say they would like to replace “the lifestyle of government dependency with the self-respect and upward economic... more »»

Blackrocks Brewery expansion a project that refreshes

October 5, 2013 If you’re a lover of craft-brewed beer, and even if you’re not, you have to love Blackrocks Brewery in Marquette. more »»

Loss of Ben Mukkala has been felt by entire community

October 4, 2013 It has been a bit more than a week since Ben Mukkala passed away. more »»



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