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Labor unrest

April 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — Union faculty members at Northern Michigan University took to the sidewalks Thursday to promote awareness about contract negotiations they say will leave their compensation trailing... more »»

Missing women found at lighthouse

April 24, 2015 NEWBERRY — Two women reported missing about two weeks ago were found in good condition at about 2:20 p.m. this afternoon. more »»

Copper heading home

April 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — The world’s largest known piece of glacial float copper will be returned to its owners next month after being on display for the past several years at Marquette’s Presque Isle Park. more »»

Two UP counties receive vets counselor grants

April 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — Two Upper Peninsula counties were among seven Michigan counties receiving county incentive grants to fund veterans services counselor positions or equipmen. more »»

Construction industry big backer of road tax proposal

April 24, 2015 LANSING — A group leading the campaign in favor of a sales tax increase for Michigan roads has raised more than $5 million in the past two months, far more than opponents, according to a report file... more »»

Township panel considering land split

April 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Planning Commission will meet May 13 to further discuss a request from owners of land along Marquette County Road HD to split their co-owned parcel into smaller... more »»

Miraculous survival

April 24, 2015 NEWBERRY — Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska who were missing for nearly two weeks in Michigan were found Friday afternoon near Lake Superior in a remote part of the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Old medication collection set

April 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Superior Watershed Partnership will collect old medications in communities across the Upper Peninsula in a free event Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. U.P. more »»

We Energies rate contracts for Cliffs’ mines approved

April 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Public Service Commission on Thursday approved special contracts setting We Energies’ electric service rates to be charged for Cliffs Natural Resources’ Empire and Tilden... more »»

Company renovating building at old Packard plant complex

April 24, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — A building on the site of the former Packard auto factory complex on Detroit’s eastside is getting repurposed. more »»

Dairy cow herd in Alpena County tests positive for bovine TB

April 24, 2015 LACHINE, Mich. (AP) — A medium-sized herd of dairy cows in Michigan’s northeastern Lower Peninsula has tested positive for bovine tuberculosis. more »»

12-hour stand-off with state police ends peacefully

April 23, 2015 CALUMET — Michigan State Police at the Calumet post said a Copper City man was expected to be arraigned today on criminal charges resulting from a nearly 12-hour stand-off with police at his home. more »»

Reluctant at first, vet happy he went on Honor Flight

April 23, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Like some veterans, Richard Baldwin of Beaver Grove was a bit reluctant to put in an application to take part in Upper Peninsula Honor Flight. more »»

Water let-run order lifted for K.I. Sawyer residents, businesses

April 23, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette County officials said today a water let-run order to prevent freezing pipes at K.I. Sawyer has been lifted. The order had been in effect for several week. more »»

NMU employees picket on campus

April 23, 2015 MARQUETTE — About 100 Northern Michigan University employees — principally members of the NMU chapter of the American Association of University Professors along with members of other university... more »»

NMU administration, faculty at loggerheads over contract

April 23, 2015 MARQUETTE — The faculty union at Northern Michigan University, not satisfied with the direction of ongoing contract negotiations with school administrators, plans to march on Cohodas Hall later today. more »»

Marquette businesses establish new chamber of commerce

April 23, 2015 MARQUETTE — The formation of the Marquette Chamber of Commerce was officially announced earlier this morning during a press conference at the Marquette Commons. more »»

Hard choices

April 22, 2015 REPUBLIC — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is requiring Republic to submit a plan by Monday identifying how the township plans to make nearly $1. more »»

Police ID bodies from burned vehicle

April 22, 2015 GLADSTONE — Michigan State Police at the Gladstone post have released the names of three people whose bodies were found Friday in a burned vehicle in Schoolcraft County. more »»



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