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November 8, 2015 Above, Moon Rocks lead singer Ryan Nedoma plays alongside bandmate and bassist Dan Thompson on Saturday night at the Ore Dock in Marquett. more »»

Sorting sexting offenders from victims will take time

November 8, 2015 DENVER (AP) — It could take a month to sort the offenders from the victims in a widespread sexting case at a Colorado high school, and then authorities plan to file charges only if “absolutely... more »»

Township talks trash

November 7, 2015 MARQUETTE — Though it’s nothing too new, illegal dumping of trash and debris in Marquette Township’s Forestville location is an ongoing concern for township officials. more »»

Museums recall sinking

November 7, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Dashed by giant waves in Lake Superior, the 729-foot iron ore carrier Edmund Fitzgerald went down on Nov. 10, 1975. more »»

Weather concerns delay portion of road project

November 7, 2015 Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — About 2 miles of roadway in Marquette Township initially scheduled for reconstruction this year will be pushed back until 2016 as contractors anticipate more poor... more »»

A taxing situation

November 6, 2015 MARQUETTE — Although the issue of “dark stores” has been in Marquette County for years, what local officials and citizens are calling a “ground swell” of support in recent months is helping it to... more »»

Gov. Snyder signs law outlining new teacher evaluations

November 6, 2015 MARQUETTE — Michigan teachers and school administrators will work within a new evaluation system based partly on students’ improvement on standardized tests under a law signed Thursday by Gov. more »»

Guilty plea made in triple murder

November 6, 2015 MANISTIQUE — Garry JC Cordell pleaded guilty in Schoolcraft County Circuit Court Thursday to three counts of felony murder for his role in the deaths of three people found in a burned vehicle earlie... more »»

Dark stores

November 5, 2015 LANSING — During a 90-minute hearing with the Tax Policy Committee of the Michigan House Wednesday morning, parties on both sides of the “dark store” issue sweeping the state voiced their opinions,... more »»

BLP trail rocks

November 5, 2015 MARQUETTE — It will be easier to enjoy some of the Marquette area’s most gorgeous scenery now that the BLP Rocks trail is ope. more »»

Hancock man charged in infant son’s death

November 5, 2015 HOUGHTON — A Hancock man accused of involuntarily killing his 10-week-old son in July, as well as breaking and entering into a Finlandia University office in October, was arraigned Wednesday in 97th... more »»

Ishpeming council OKs refuse collection pact

November 5, 2015 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a five-year contract with North Country Disposal. more »»

Who pays what: What it may cost for better roads in state

November 5, 2015 LANSING — Republicans call it a monumental plan that will finally patch deteriorating roads and make transportation funding a long-term budget priority after years of neglect. more »»

How Michigan lawmakers voted on fuel tax, vehicle fee hikes

November 5, 2015 LANSING (AP) — House Bill 4736, which hikes vehicle fees by 20 percent, was approved 54-53 in the House and 20-18 in the Senate: Fifty-three House Republicans voted yes: Chris Afendoulis of Grand... more »»

Third-grade reading bill draws fire from MAPS

November 4, 2015 MARQUETTE — Legislation under consideration in the Michigan Senate would prohibit schools from advancing third-graders not proficient in reading to the fourth grade, and Marquette Area Public School... more »»

Commission, BLP seats decided

November 4, 2015 MARQUETTE — With about 12 percent of registered voters in the city of Marquette casting ballots in Tuesday’s election, two vacancies on the Marquette City Commission and two others on the Marquette... more »»

Council has new members

November 4, 2015 NEGAUNEE — There will be some new faces on the Negaunee City Council after Tuesday’s election, according to unofficial election results. more »»

Fire hits Marquette Township restaurant

November 4, 2015 MARQUETTE — A fire caused extensive damage to the Great Hunan Chinese Restaurant’s kitchen Tuesday evening. Marquette Township Fire Chief Ron DeMarse said the flames were reported at about 7:14 p.m. more »»

‘First big step’ taken in electrical project

November 4, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Light and Power took its “first big step” Tuesday in its plan for the Marquette Energy Center by approving an initial payment of $2. more »»

Gwinn school play

November 4, 2015 Gwinn High School proudly presents “Check Please,” a one act comedy by Jonathan Rand, 7:00 p.m tonight and tomorrow at the Gwinn High School Cafetorium. Adults $5 Students and Senior Citizens $3. more »»



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