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School bond issue to lower taxes

October 28, 2015 TRENARY — Superior Central School District voters on Tuesday face a transportation and technology bond proposal that even if approved would reduce their tax levy by 1. more »»

Senate short of votes for road plan with vehicle fee hikes

October 28, 2015 LANSING — A divided Michigan Senate failed to vote Tuesday on a $1. more »»

Music advocates denounce MAPS hiring practices

October 28, 2015 MARQUETTE — About a dozen people asked the Marquette school board at its meeting Monday to change the district’s practice of hiring general education teachers to teach “special” subjects: music, art... more »»

Old steam plant building to be razed

October 28, 2015 ISHPEMING — What many have termed as an eyesore in the city of Ishpeming will finally come down. more »»

Split city commission endorses 30 percent increase

October 27, 2015 MARQUETTE — A round of applause broke out from the audience Monday after the Marquette City Commission voted with a split decision to approve a 30 percent rate increase for Marquette Board of Light... more »»

Plans to open whitetail game ranch OK’d

October 27, 2015 HUMBOLDT — Plans for a whitetail game ranch were unanimously approved by the Humboldt Township Planning Commission at its meeting Monday night, despite concerns expressed by several township... more »»

New electrical rates will cost MAPS $200,000 annually

October 27, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette school board on Monday revised some policies and heard updates about the district’s financial audit, special education program and impacts of a recent rate hike by the... more »»

City OKs property purchase for service center

October 27, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Monday approved the purchase of property along Wright Street to be used as the site of the new Municipal Service Center. more »»

Arizona sheriff confronted with recurring retaliation claims

October 27, 2015 PHOENIX — Weeks after a judge ordered an overhaul of his office, an Arizona sheriff with a reputation for retaliation received a fax that critics say proves he was secretly investigating a judge who... more »»

Burn & learn

October 26, 2015 Several Marquette County fire departments participated in a training exercise in a house located on Business M-28 across from Jackson Park in Negaunee Saturday. more »»

Commission approves BLP rate hike

October 26, 2015 MARQUETTE — A round of applause broke out from the audience Monday after the Marquette City Commission voted with a split decision to approve a 30 percent rate increase for Marquette Board of Light... more »»

Superior Central voters to decide on transportation and technology bond

October 26, 2015 EBEN JUNCTION — The Superior Central School District will ask voters in the Nov. 3 election to decide whether to approve a transportation and technology bond costing 2. more »»

Deadline looms to remove private camps from Ottawa National Forest

October 26, 2015 LANSING — With 104 long-time leaseholders seeking an extension of their right to keep hunting and vacation camps in the Ottawa National Forest, the Senate wants the federal government to grant them ... more »»

Study: Kids take 100-plus required tests through 12th grade

October 26, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Students, parents and teachers have long lamented the hours that kids spend taking standardized tests, especially since the introduction of the Common Core academic standards. more »»

Allman sentenced on armed robbery charge

October 26, 2015 NEGAUNEE — A 33-year-old Negaunee man was sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison with credit for 120 days served in the Marquette County Circuit Court Friday after being found guilty on one count of... more »»

Grabbin’ some air at skate plaza

October 26, 2015 Alex Davids, 22, of Marquette, takes advantage of the pleasant autumn weather Sunday afternoon at the Marquette skate plaza, standing his skateboard up nearly vertical as part of a maneuver known as... more »»

Health overhaul case heads to Supreme Court

October 26, 2015 WASHINGTON — Opponents of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul are taking yet another challenge to the law to the Supreme Court, and say they will be back with more if this one fails. more »»


October 25, 2015 It was all smiles, laughter and song with the Northern Lights A Cappella group of volunteers who participated in the Northern Michigan University Make a Difference Day Saturday in Marqette. more »»

BLP, city to meet on electric rate increase

October 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — A joint work session has been scheduled Monday for the Marquette Board of Light and Power and the Marquette City Commission to discuss raising electric rates for BLP customers by 30... more »»

Design ordinance in the works for township

October 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — In light of recent development, the Marquette Township Board on Tuesday directed its planning commission to draft an ordinance to address building design standards in the township’s... more »»



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