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Police: Alger County man arrested after high-speed chase

February 26, 2015 MARQUETTE — A 44-year-old Trenary man was arrested Thursday after an high-speed chase with Michigan State Police on U.S. 41. more »»

Minnesota man hurt seriously in sled crash

February 26, 2015 MARQUETTE — Police said a Minnesota man suffered serious injuries Thursday afternoon when he lost control of the snowmobile he was riding and struck a tree in Ely Township. more »»

Advocates urge Congress to maintain lakes funds

February 26, 2015 Advocates for the Great Lakes are meeting in Washington, D.C., this week to push for continued funding of cleanup programs and discuss water quality issues such as algae blooms and oil transportation. more »»

Nationals bound

February 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — Below-zero temperatures didn’t slow down the competition during the U14 and U16 Junior Championship Qualifiers last weekend at Marquette Mountain Ski Area. more »»

Hospital project gets state approval

February 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — State-level approval was given recently for the brownfield and Tax Increment Finance plans related to the new hospital and relocation of Marquette’s Municipal Service Center. more »»

Spellers battle the English language for a chance at finals

February 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — Notoriety, modicum, fluctuation, guffaw, veracity, albeit, ancillary, firmament: Stand on a stage with a microphone and say and spell each word perfectly out loud. Now imagine you are 12. more »»

Local real estate market stable

February 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — Area real estate agents learned the local real estate market is in stable shape, with the median sale price holding steady and near record sales last year. more »»

Local ‘stars’ dance for hospice foundation

February 25, 2015 MARQUETTE — The stage is set for the U.P. Hospice Foundation’s third annual “Dancing with the Stars Marquette County Style” event to be held May 2. more »»

Mighty Mac closed due to poor conditions

February 24, 2015 The Mackinac Bridge has been closed to traffic according to the Michigan State Police due to near zero visibility conditions from blowing snow in the Straits of Mackinac. more »»

Orphanage overtures

February 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — A downstate developer has expressed interest in turning the former Holy Family Orphanage into a complex with affordable housing. more »»

Mackinac Bridge re-opened following crash

February 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Mackinac Bridge re-opened to traffic at around 2:25 this afternoon according to the Michigan State Police. more »»

Dropping enrollment a reason to reopen Gilbert Elementary?

February 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — Many reasons to reopen Gilbert Elementary School — including decreased enrollment, a less-than-expected reduction in maintenance costs and overcrowding in the current building — emerged... more »»

DDA discusses food truck concerns

February 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — Members of the Downtown Development Authority hosted the first of two community discussions this morning to gather public input on an ordinance to regulate the operation of mobile food... more »»

New report: Michigan PACs raise $68 million

February 24, 2015 LANSING — A new report says the top 150 political action committees in Michigan raised $68.1 million in the 2014 election cycle, shattering a previous record by 31 percent. more »»

Trenary Outhouse Classic promises good times, fun for whole family

February 24, 2015 TRENARY — At the 22nd annual Trenary Outhouse Classic, spectators could be “seeing double,” which is the theme for this year’s event to be held Saturda. more »»

Lake Superior State glad of Snyder support for water center

February 24, 2015 SAULT STE MARIE (AP) — Officials at Lake Superior State University say they’re excited about the prospect of opening a planned Center for Freshwater Research and Education now that they have backing... more »»

Spelling bee rescheduled for tomorrow

February 23, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Alger-Marquette Regional Spelling Bee will be hosted by Marquette Area Public Schools on Tuesday. more »»

Freezing temps, snow pile up closings for schools

February 23, 2015 LANSING — This winter’s icy grip has some in the Michigan Legislature arguing once again that the state should allow schools more than six days for closures before they must make up the tim. more »»

Negaunee police look for hit-and-run driver

February 23, 2015 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Police Department is looking for a vehicle which struck a utility pole on County Road at approximately 8 a.m. this morning and is asking for the public’s help. more »»

New fees boost DNR resources

February 23, 2015 LANSING — Michigan got more boots on the ground, waders in the water and eyes in the field thanks to an extra $8 million earned from restructuring sales of hunting and fishing licenses. more »»



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