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City completes freeze grant process

June 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — Months after broken water mains and subfreezing temperatures, Marquette has completed the process for state grants that covered nearly $500,000 spent on repairs during the 2013-2014... more »»

Senators seek Soo Locks upgrade

June 10, 2015 SAULT STE. MARIE (AP) — Michigan’s U.S. senators are renewing a lengthy battle for federal funding of an additional shipping lock on the river that connects lakes Huron and Superior. Democratic Sen. more »»

Body found in Menominee River confirmed as missing man

June 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — On Monday evening, a body was recovered from the Menominee River by Kingsford Public Safety and the Michigan State Police Dive Tea. more »»

A lake freighter UP CLOSE

June 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — The importance of Great Lakes shipping to the Upper Peninsula was the focus of U.S. Sen. Gary Peters’ trip to Marquette Monday. more »»

Body found in Menominee River confirmed as missing man

June 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — A body was recovered Monday from the Menominee River by Kingsford Public Safety and the Michigan State Police Dive Team, Kingsford police said. more »»

Home invasion suspect bound over

June 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — Derek Lentz, 33, of Marquette waived his preliminary examination and was bound over to circuit court Monday on charges relating to an alleged home invasion May 20 in Marquette. more »»

Gwinn eliminates special ed position

June 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — Administrative restructuring is in the works at Gwinn Area Community Schools, under the recommendation of the school board’s Personnel Committee and interim Superintendent Karen Anderso. more »»

Presque Isle Marina to get new boat launch, parking lot

June 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — Improvements to Marquette’s Presque Isle Marina this summer will include a new boat launch, skid piers and parking lot. The Marquette City Commission on Monday approved . more »»

New traffic signal installed

June 9, 2015 New traffic signals are being installed Monday at the intersection of U.S. 41/M-28 and Brickyard Road in Marquette Township. more »»

Fire damages Risak Pottery

June 8, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Fire Department is investigating a fire at Risak Pottery that broke out Saturday night. more »»

Marquette Township looks at stormwater management

June 8, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette Township is addressing concerns related to stormwater management and is working toward dealing with the related issues of erosion and water quality by crafting an ordinanc. more »»

Shooting incident in Manistique ends in arrest of suspect

June 8, 2015 MANISTIQUE — A 17-year-old Manistique male remains lodged in jail today for allegedly shooting at three people in Manistique’s Central Park this weekend, according to Manistique Public Safet. more »»

DEQ looking for volunteers to educate boaters on invasives

June 8, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is looking for volunteers and organizations interested in hosting boat landing events at lakes around the state to educate boaters about... more »»

Kicking ax: Women compete in lumberjack sports

June 8, 2015 VERNON, Conn. — Make no mistake, these women kick ax. Their T-shirts even say s. more »»

Funds OK’d for Chocolay fence project

June 8, 2015 HARVEY — The Chocolay Township Board Wednesday authorized additional funds for the Lions Field fence relocation project. more »»

Contamination found at Lambros Park

June 7, 2015 MARQUETTE — Development of Marquette’s newest proposed city park has hit a bit of a snag during the environmental testing phase. more »»


June 7, 2015 ISHPEMING — When Mike Peura of Ishpeming retired from the military, he was bound to a wheelchair, and the outlook wasn’t good — but after 20 years of service, he had seen more than his fair share of... more »»

More jobs, less security?

June 7, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is churning out a lot of jobs these days but not a lot of financial security for many of the people who hold them. Pay growth, though improving, remains tepi. more »»


June 6, 2015 MARQUETTE — Capital outlay projects being considered in the city of Marquette for the 2015-16 fiscal year include Wilson Street improvements and a sidewalk along Altamont Street. more »»

Fire reported at Marquette's Risak Pottery

June 6, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire at Risak Pottery just before 10 p.m. today. The business is located at 2909 Island Beach Road in Marquette. more »»



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