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Arctic visitors: Snowy owls heading into region

October 29, 2015 MARQUETTE — Visitors from the Arctic tundra have been making their way to Marquette and other parts of the western Upper Peninsula within the past few weeks, with varying degrees of success. more »»

4 vie for 3 seats

October 29, 2015 NEGAUNEE — Four candidates are running for three open seats on the Negaunee City Council in Tuesday’s election. more »»

Journal’s press breaks down

October 29, 2015 MARQUETTE — Mining Journal papers delivered late on Wednesday were not the fault of newspaper carriers. Due to a mechanical breakdown with the press, delivery was a couple of hours late. more »»

State bans alcohol powder

October 29, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Michigan is banning a powder product that makes vodka, rum and other alcoholic drinks when mixed with water. Lt. Gov. more »»

High winds in Great Lakes

October 29, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — High winds are causing scattered power outages in Michigan and bringing warnings about high waves on the Great Lakes. Detroit-based DTE Energy Co. more »»

City board, BLP seats open

October 28, 2015 MARQUETTE — There isn’t a lot on Tuesday’s election ballot, but voters in Marquette have a few decisions to make regarding who sits on the city’s highest governing commission and the board that... more »»

Late paper delivery

October 28, 2015 Due to an unforeseen circumstance with our press, The Mining Journal will be delivered later this evening. We are sorry for the inconvenience. more »»

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 »»



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