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Gwinn celebrates new library with groundbreaking

October 20, 2014 MARQUETTE — Spirits were bright despite cloudy weather as community members of Forsyth Township celebrated the groundbreaking for a new public library this morning. more »»

Center celebrates archaeology

October 20, 2014 MARQUETTE — What kid doesn’t love looking at artifacts and other cool things from the past? In fact, what adult isn’t fascinated by them, as well? International Archaeology Day was Saturday, and the... more »»

Family of Alger man shot by police filing deadly force lawsuit

October 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — The parents of an Alger County man who was fatally shot by a Munising city police officer will seek monetary damages in a federal civil rights lawsuit expected to be filed soon in U.S. more »»

You won’t get Ebola

October 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — It is extremely unlikely that you or anyone you know will get Ebola. more »»

Alger-Delta explores merger with downstate energy cooperative

October 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association is exploring a merger with a much larger downstate energy cooperative. more »»

Marquette featured in book

October 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette’s waterfront is featured in the Michigan Municipal League’s new book, “The Economics of Place: The Art of Building Great Communities,” which was unveiled Thursda... more »»

Play ball!

October 19, 2014 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council awarded a bid during a special meeting Thursday night to an Ishpeming contractor for work to be done this fall on Bernie Rivers Field. more »»

Recent education study: The State of Michigan has cut education spending by 9.5 percent

October 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — Since 2008, Michigan has cut its per pupil K-12 education spending by 9.5 percent, according to a recent study released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. more »»

Energy solution pursuit ongoing

October 18, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the fourth day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»

ATC releases 10-year energy report: U.P. projects planned

October 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — The American Transmission Co. more »»

Cracking down on meth labs

October 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — Legislation introduced by State Rep. John Kivela, D-Marquette, and recently signed by Gov. more »»

Casperson named Legislator of the Year

October 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Municipal League honored state Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, as the league’s 2014 Legislator of the Year. more »»

Lawmakers battle U.P. energy issue

October 17, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the fourth day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsul. more »»

Energy generation options for regional industrial parks explored

October 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — Federal grant funding has been made available to two local entities for 18 months of study into development of cost-effective energy generation options for Upper Peninsula industrial... more »»

Pair of meth labs busted in west end

October 17, 2014 ISHPEMING — Two people were arrested Thursday after the execution of search warrants at two locations in Ishpeming and Ishpeming Township led to the seizure of the largest amount of... more »»

Drowning victim ID’d by sheriff’s office

October 17, 2014 BIG BAY — The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the boater who drowned Wednesday in Mountain Lake on Huron Mountain Club property in Powell Township. more »»

Teen pleads guilty in fatal crash case

October 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — An Ishpeming teen pleaded guilty to two charges Thursday in a Marquette County District Court case involving a fatal truck-motorcycle crash that left two Keweenaw County motorcyclists... more »»

Jury finds Nelson guilty

October 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — A jury deliberated roughly three hours Thursday before finding Michael Nels Nelson guilty of leaving the scene of a fatal traffic accident in Powell Township last Decembe. more »»

Ex-lawmaker plans petition to limit hospital bills

October 17, 2014 LANSING (AP) — A former Michigan lawmaker is spearheading a petition drive to limit how much hospitals can charge uninsured and underinsured patients and those injured in car accidents. more »»

Businesses react to potential cost hikes

October 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — Several area businesses are bracing for proposed increased electricity costs, which could spiral skyward pending decisions by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. more »»



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