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BLP contracting with Semco to build natural gas pipeline

January 13, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Light and Power on Tuesday authorized drafting a contract with Northern Natural Gas and Semco Energy for service and construction of a pipeline extension to... more »»

Ishpeming council to consider expenditure to demolish building

January 13, 2016 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council at tonight’s meeting is scheduled to consider spending more than $21,000 to demolish a building it considers a danger to the community. The structure at 713 N. more »»

Crash injures pair

January 13, 2016 MARQUETTE — Snowy conditions and slippery roads were factors in a two-vehicle accident in Sands Township Tuesday afternoon, sending a Gwinn woman to the hospital. more »»

NMU’s Erickson announces new alignment plan

January 12, 2016 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University is investing in innovation, as promised in the slogan for the university’s recently approved strategic pla. more »»

Two-vehicle accident sends one to hospital

January 12, 2016 MARQUETTE — Snowy conditions and slippery roads resulted in a two-vehicle accident in Sands Township this afternoon, sending one woman to the hospita. more »»

Positive MAPS enrollment forecast brings up space issues

January 12, 2016 MARQUETTE — The five-year enrollment forecast at Marquette Area Public Schools looks bright, with even conservative estimates predicting modest growth in certain years. more »»

Winter storm closes schools

January 12, 2016 MARQUETTE — With about 2 to 3 inches of snow accumulation, winds exceeding 30 mph in some spots and wind chills at about 10 below to 15 below zero this morning, winter is settling in throughout the... more »»

City OKs funding final planning phase for hospital transportation

January 12, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Monday approved funding the final phase of studies for the transportation and traffic changes related to the development of UP Health System-Marquette’s... more »»

Mammograms an option at 40, do more good at 50

January 12, 2016 WASHINGTON — Mammograms do the most good later in life, a government task force has declared in recommending that women get one every other year starting at age 50. more »»

100DayProject kicks off

January 11, 2016 MARQUETTE — Claire Moore of Marquette, an artist involved in several types of media, is looking for a way to improve her ability and the 100DayProject might be one way to do it. more »»

Between a rock and a hard place

January 11, 2016 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University begins classes today as administrators face difficult personnel decisions with the aim of cutting the budget by almost 3 percent, or $2. more »»

Local church learns about refugee crisis

January 11, 2016 MARQUETTE — When members of Messiah Lutheran Church were asked what they believe is the length of a typical stay at a refugee camp, one woman estimated it to be at least a couple of year. more »»

Phys ed cuts hit schools

January 11, 2016 LANSING — When it comes to K-12 education, the subjects that get measured by the government are the ones that get priority during the school day — leaving physical education classes in the dust,... more »»

Programs for beginning farmers are increasing

January 11, 2016 LANSING — On average, the state’s farmers are 56 years old, according to Michigan Farm Bureau. But an interest in local and organic food might yield a younger, fresher crop of farmers. more »»

Students rehabilitating house

January 10, 2016 ISHPEMING — Students in Ishpeming High School’s geometry in construction class have started the year by putting lessons learned in their classroom to practical us. more »»

Hope for the future

January 10, 2016 ISHPEMING — Sustaining jobs in the Upper Peninsula mining industry could have fewer obstacles in the coming months. A notice of preliminary finding from the U.S. more »»

Jets at Sawyer getting an upgrade

January 10, 2016 MARQUETTE — Due to customer demand, American Airlines is working to equip its fleet of regional jets at Sawyer International Airport with higher-speed Wi-Fi technology, and in the mean time is... more »»

Piping plover nest found in New York

January 10, 2016 By MARY ESCH Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. more »»

U.S. Navy shows video of Iran firing near warships

January 10, 2016 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.. more »»

Skiing for a world record

January 9, 2016 By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — About 50 eager skiers and snowboarders from the area flocked to Marquette Mountain Friday morning in hopes of being part of setting a Guinness... more »»



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