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Dianda calls for study on ‘dark store’ legislation

September 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — Following a study conducted earlier this year in Indiana on the financial impact of the dark store method for property valuations, Michigan legislators are calling for a similar... more »»

Beer festival kicks off Saturday; special event Friday

September 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — Anyone with a thirst for craft beer should head to Mattson Lower Harbor Park this Saturday for the seventh annual U.P. Fall Beer Festival. The event takes place from 1 to 6 p.. more »»

Inaugural Yooper Brewer Tap Takeover set

September 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — The 906 Sports Bar & Grill in downtown Marquette will host the inaugural Yooper Brewer Tap Takeover from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. The 906 Sports Bar & Grill is located at 145 W. Washington S. more »»

Ishpeming’s general fund balance doubles over 2014

September 10, 2015 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council heard Wednesday its general fund balance this year is almost double what it was last year at this time. In his Aug. more »»

Road work delays traffic

September 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — Road repairs to U.S. 41 between Marquette and Negaunee began Tuesday and will result in single-lane closures through mid-to-late October. The $1. more »»

NMU enrollment falls short of projections

September 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s 10th day enrollment report undershot administrators’ already declining projections, according to an NMU press releas. more »»

State hopes for less turmoil with prison food contract

September 9, 2015 LANSING (AP) — The director of the Michigan Department of Corrections is hoping for less turmoil as a three-year, $158 million prison food contract makes a Florida-based company the new meal supplie... more »»

City appoints Angeli city manager

September 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — Mike Angeli, chief of the Marquette City Police Department, was appointed Tuesday as acting city manager of Marquette following Bill Vajda’s resignation from the position last wee. more »»

Congress starts Planned Parenthood hearings

September 9, 2015 WASHINGTON — Accusations and strong emotions mark the start of long-awaited congressional hearings on Planned Parenthood, with a prominent abortion foe contending the group is breaking laws that bar... more »»

Plane catches fire on Las Vegas runway

September 9, 2015 LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 157 passengers aboard British Airways Flight 2276 were settled into their seats for the 10-hour flight from Las Vegas to London when a loud boom rocked the aircraft. more »»

First day of school arrives

September 8, 2015 Local schools open today. Click on photos for further details. more »»

Hiking the Big Mac

September 8, 2015 ST. IGNACE (AP) — A gray sky and light rain didn’t stop thousands of people from a Labor Day tradition Monday, the five-mile walk across the Mackinac Bridge led by Gov. Rick Snyder. more »»

Legion post marks Labor Day

September 8, 2015 American Legion Post 44 in Marquette saluted Labor Day Monday by putting up 126 flags at Harlow Park. Each flag bears the name of a veteran or other honored person. more »»

Lake Huron shipwrecks documented in 3-D images

September 8, 2015 PORT HURON, Mich. more »»

Elo Tractor Races still going strong

September 8, 2015 ELO — There’s not a lot to bring people together anymore in Elo, with most folks driving to Chassell or beyond for work, church and shopping. more »»

Medical coding to get more complicated

September 8, 2015 WASHINGTON— If things are a bit tense in your doctor’s office come Oct. 1, some behind-the-scenes red tape could be to blame. more »»

Middle college grows

September 7, 2015 By MARY WARDELL Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette Alger Technical Middle College is kicking off its second year, accepting applications for high school juniors from all school districts... more »»

New school year, new challenges

September 7, 2015 By JENNIFER C. KERR Associated Press WASHINGTON — No more sleeping in. With new backpacks, pens and pencils and clothes, millions of children are back in school or heading there after summer vacation. more »»

U.S. employment indicators positive on Labor Day

September 7, 2015 By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — This Labor Day weekend, the U.S. job market has found an old sweet spot: 5. more »»


September 6, 2015 MARQUETTE — It’s never too late. That’s the message 78-year-old Heidi Hetzer hopes to pass on as she makes an around-the-world trip in her 1930 Hudson vintage automobile. more »»



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