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CR 595 suit: County road commission announces new partnership with Pacific Legal Foundation, Stand U.P.

August 31, 2016 MARQUETTE — While refusing to back down, the Marquette County Road Commission is holding true to a promise to not expend taxpayer funds on a legal battle against the Environmental Protection Agency... more »»

Nonprofit group surprises Flint kids with free backpacks

August 31, 2016 FLINT — A nonprofit group is giving backpacks filled with school supplies to all 5,500 students in Flint’s public school district, the latest philanthropic effort aimed at helping the city dealing... more »»

Tough CALL

August 30, 2016 ISHPEMING — Water rates in the city of Ishpeming will go up in 2017, with customers who use the highest volume of water bearing the largest rate increases. more »»

Governor lowers flags in honor of Beartown Firefighters

August 30, 2016 MARQUETTE — To honor the lives of James Shelifoe, Jr. and Alan Swartz — the Beartown Firefighters killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday — Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. more »»

City may move compost site

August 30, 2016 MARQUETTE — Following months of negotiations, the Marquette City Commission on Monday authorized a $70,000 payment to the Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority for improvements made to a... more »»

Details emerge in fatal fire truck crash

August 30, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Baraga man charged Monday with two felony counts of vehicular homicide following the crash that killed two firefighters Saturday in Minnesota told authorities he believed he had... more »»

Locomotive to be renovated at Quincy Mine site

August 30, 2016 HANCOCK — It’s been moved around the country in the last 41 years, but a locomotive, which is part of the Quincy Mine Hoist Association property, was moved out of the weather Thursday so further wor... more »»

Vets appreciation day set

August 30, 2016 MARQUETTE — To honor U.S. military veterans for their service, the South Shore Fishing Association Saturday will sponsor the third annual U.P. Veteran’s Appreciation Fishing Day. more »»

Jammin' at the Junction

August 29, 2016 Junction 95 Tavern & Grill's "Junction Jam" took place in Champion Friday night featuring several different bands. The two-day festival took place at 11522 on U.S. more »»

Firefighters killed in vehicle crash

August 29, 2016 MARQUETTE — Two Baraga firefighters were killed in a rollover accident Saturday afternoon in Minnesota while en route to a wildfire in Utah. more »»

Chocolay Bayou Preserve to be dedicated Sept. 10

August 29, 2016 HARVEY — The Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy and the Chocolay Bayou Preservers invite the public to a Sept. 10 celebration of the new Chocolay Bayou Nature Preserve. more »»

Clinton hits Trump by recalling father’s business

August 29, 2016 WARREN, Mich. — Hillary Clinton has landed on a very personal counterpunch to what she says is Donald Trump’s checkered business past: her dad. more »»


August 28, 2016 At top, participants of the inaugural Moose on the Loose Fun Run take off at the start of the race Saturday morning at Presque Isle Park. more »»

UPPCO seeks rate increase

August 28, 2016 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — As the Upper Peninsula Power Co. more »»

Dark stores: A CALL TO ACTION

August 28, 2016 By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Following the Marquette premiere of “Boxed In,” a documentary detailing the dark store issue in Michigan, local officials called upon attendees to... more »»

Vielmetti-Peters Conservation Reserve dedicated

August 28, 2016 By CHRISTIE BLECK Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy Executive Director Christopher Burnett, long-time forester for the Vielmetti-Peters property in Negaunee Township... more »»

Sailing Through

August 27, 2016 Above, a traditional sailing vessel pulls in to lower harbor prior to the kickoff of Harbor Fest. more »»

Republic Township sewer project moves forward

August 27, 2016 By LISA BOWERS Journal Ishpeming Bureau REPUBLIC — The effort to replace Republic Township’s failing sewer system is moving forward, despite concerns raised by some residents over how the grant for... more »»

Cliffs, USW reach tentative agreement

August 27, 2016 By LISA BOWERS Journal Ishpeming Bureau ISHPEMING — Following a year of negotiations, Cliffs Natural Resources has reached a tentative agreement with the United Steelworkers. more »»



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