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Volunteers erect new playground at Van Riper State Park

June 10, 2016 CHAMPION — Roughly 60 volunteers, most who serve in the Michigan National Guard working on their own time, labored recently to erect a new playground on the beach at Van Riper State Park in Marquett... more »»

Officials: White House approves expanded Afghanistan airstrikes

June 10, 2016 WASHINGTON — After months of debate, the White House has approved plans to expand the military’s authority to conduct airstrikes against the Taliban when necessary as the violence in Afghanistan... more »»

DEMOLITION

June 9, 2016 Demolition of the Marquette Municipal Service Center, located at 850 W. Baraga Ave., was underway Tuesday morning. more »»

Ishpeming man shot by deputy

June 9, 2016 ISHPEMING — An elderly male in Ishpeming Township was shot this morning after allegedly threatening a Marquette County Sheriff’s Office deputy with a gun, according to Marquette County Sheriff Mike... more »»

UPDATE: Ishpeming man shot by deputy dies

June 9, 2016 ISHPEMING — The elderly male who was shot by a Marquette County Sheriff’s Office deputy after allegedly threatening them with a shotgun this morning has died as the result of his injurie. more »»

Women’s Center expands to K.I. Sawyer, Ishpeming; support group started

June 9, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Women’s Center is expanding its service locations and programming to meet the needs of local communities, according to a news releas. more »»

Tax bill OK’d in House

June 9, 2016 MARQUETTE — In a landslide vote Wednesday, the Michigan House approved House Bill 5578, which is aimed at closing a loophole that has allowed commercial retailers to significantly slash their... more »»

Ishpeming City Council divided

June 9, 2016 Ishpeming — The Ishpeming City Council voted Wednesday to remove from its agenda a letter requesting City Manager Mark Slown’s resignation. more »»

Negaunee may close compost site

June 9, 2016 NEGAUNEE — City residents in Negaunee may have to find an alternative to using the existing compost site. more »»

Fatal bike accident on Mackinac Island

June 9, 2016 MACKINAC ISLAND — A 79-year-old Texas woman was killed Tuesday after losing control of her bicycle and falling under a moving horse-drawn carriage on Mackinac Island. more »»

Third-graders launch homemade boats into Lake Superior for lessons in reading, science

June 8, 2016 MARQUETTE — Tuesday morning, while third-graders at Sandy Knoll Elementary School were warm and dry in their classrooms, a fleet of miniature wooden boats they helped build headed onto the big lake... more »»

House passes dark store bill in landslide vote

June 8, 2016 MARQUETTE — In a landslide vote this afternoon, the Michigan House of Representatives passed House Bill 5578, which aims to close a loophole that has allowed commercial retailers to significantly... more »»

DNR issues moose warning to regional motorists

June 8, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is urging motorists to use caution and remember safety when stopping along Upper Peninsula roadways to view and photograph moose or other... more »»

State marijuana ballot measure now in doubt

June 8, 2016 LANSING — A group trying to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Michigan might not be able to put the measure before voters on the November ballot after the state elections bureau released... more »»

Township board votes no on PWPL contract

June 8, 2016 MARQUETTE — Time is running out for the Marquette Township Board and Peter White Public Library to reach an agreement on a new contract for services. more »»

Ishpeming sign to find home

June 8, 2016 ISHPEMING — The city of Ishpeming may have finally found a home for its second gateway sign. more »»

Raptor Education

June 7, 2016 Chocolay Raptor Center co-founder Bob Jensen holds up Erik, the red-tailed hawk, at Norlite Nursing Center & Rehab Monday afternoon. more »»

City OKs road reconstruction, sidewalk replacement contractors

June 7, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission last week awarded several bids to contractors for roadway reconstruction and pavement marking projects, as well as work on city sidewalk. more »»

Two traffic crashes kill three western U.P. men

June 7, 2016 MARQUETTE — Two Quinnesec men died Monday in a three-vehicle crash in Breitung Township, according to a news release from the Michigan State Police. more »»

Lakestate Industries takes on mailing project for city

June 7, 2016 MARQUETTE — Employees of Lakestate Industries recently started a mailing operation for the Marquette City Clerk’s Office to help lighten the workload associated with stuffing envelopes and sending... more »»

 
 
 

 

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