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Nurturing ‘Natural Helpers’

November 24, 2014 ISHPEMING — In a classroom at Westwood High School Friday, more than 20 students are clustered around a group of round tables learning about stress — its causes, its effects, and a whole list of... more »»

Prosecutor's 'diatribe' IMPACTS drug conviction

November 24, 2014 MUNISING — An Alger County man will get a new trial following a Michigan court of appeals decision citing a prosecutor’s “political commentary, and a personal diatribe” against the state’s Medical... more »»

Gas heater causes small fire at Triangle Motel

November 24, 2014 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Township Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at the Triangle Motel in Ishpeming Township Sunday. more »»

Hagel resigns as defense secretary

November 24, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama’s Cabinet, senior administration officials said today, following a tenure in which he has... more »»

Academic study honors Marquette for entrepreneurial efforts

November 24, 2014 MARQUETTE — With the city establishing a Satellite SmartZone, Northern Michigan University’s new small-business incubator and a partnership with 43 other communities in Marquette and Delta counties... more »»

Finding focus

November 23, 2014 MARQUETTE — The immense pressure for people to keep up with those around them and do whatever they can to be a step ahead has become more prominent than perhaps any other period in history. more »»

‘Hookah hangout’

November 23, 2014 MARQUETTE — With the recent shift to a tobacco-free campus, a number of Northern Michigan University students who smoke have moved to several locations beyond the borders of campus, one of which has... more »»

Negaunee schools to look at health foundation grants

November 23, 2014 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee School Board heard from a member of the Western Marquette County Health Foundation at the district’s board meeting Monday night about grant opportunities that were available... more »»

New statewide education assessments may pose challenges

November 23, 2014 MARQUETTE — Starting this school year, the 44-year-old Michigan Educational Assessment Program will be replaced with a new state-wide assessment system. more »»

Makin’ snow

November 22, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette Mountain is prepping the slopes for opening day on Nov. 28, and will open four of its 26 runs. more »»

Ishpeming wins thriller at Superior Dome

November 22, 2014 MARQUETTE - The Ishpeming Hematites won a thriller at the Superior Dome Saturday afternoon, 22-18, edging out Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary. more »»

Federal judge urges even- handed U.S. prosecution of marijuana cases

November 22, 2014 MARQUETTE — U.S. District Court Judge R. Allan Edgar advocated in an order this week that until marijuana laws are changed by Congress, the U.S. more »»

Marquette PD seeks help with hit-and-run

November 22, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Police Department is seeking information regarding a hit-and-run accident that occurred Thursday night on Lincoln Avenue. more »»

‘Ski Michigan Gold Card’ almost sold out

November 22, 2014 ISHPEMING — Buying the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame’s “Ski Michigan Gold Card” this winter gets you season-long access to 26 ski areas in the Midwest — more than ever before. more »»

Vote daily for local school to win $100K

November 22, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette Alternative High School is in the running against just two other schools to win a $100,000 grant, and it’s up to community members to cast votes online for the school to win. more »»

Lakeview Elementary classes cancelled

November 21, 2014 The Negaunee Public Schools announced early today that due to a water main break, Lakeview Elementary classes will not be in session toda. more »»

Road commission defends last week’s response to storm

November 21, 2014 MARQUETTE — Last week’s winter storm was an unusual early season event that challenged the Marquette County Road Commission on several fronts. more »»

Lakeshore Boulevard to remain closed

November 21, 2014 MARQUETTE — Lakeshore Boulevard between Wright and Hawley streets will continue to be blocked off to traffic for the foreseeable future, leaving at least one business owner concerned about the impac... more »»

Michigan jobless rate down slightly to 7.1 percent

November 21, 2014 LANSING (AP) — The state of Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped again in the latest month to its lowest level in more than six years. more »»

Marquette County Board hopes for more state funding

November 21, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board said given financial and manpower constraints, county road commission workers did a good job battling last week’s early season winter stor. more »»



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