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Armed standoff ends peacefully

June 15, 2016 MARQUETTE — A standoff in Ishpeming Township between police and an alleged suicidal male in which shots were fired Tuesday afternoon ended peacefully and without major incident. Just before 3 p.m. more »»

No criminal charges for deputy in fatal Ishpeming Township shooting

June 15, 2016 MARQUETTE — Prosecuting Attorney Matt Wiese announced today there will be no criminal charges authorized against the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office deputy who fatally shot a suicidal Ishpeming... more »»

BLP breaks ground on Marquette Energy Center

June 15, 2016 MARQUETTE — Officials with the Marquette Board of Light and Power held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday afternoon to mark the beginning of construction of the new Marquette Energy Center. more »»

Ex-lawmakers in court on misconduct charges

June 15, 2016 LANSING — A judge dismissed misconduct charges Tuesday against two former Michigan lawmakers for their role in a bizarre, false email that was sent as a ruse to hide their extramarital affair, but... more »»

Former DC mayor could return to council after US investigation

June 15, 2016 WASHINGTON — District of Columbia voters were deciding Tuesday whether former Mayor Vincent Gray will return to the D.C. more »»

Solidarity in grief

June 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — More than 160 people gathered at the Marquette Commons Monday night to lift up candles and prayers in solidarity with a grieving nation following the Orlando massacre, the largest mass... more »»

Armed standoff in Ishpeming Township ends peacefully

June 14, 2016 ISHPEMING — An adult male, reportedly in his 40s, was taken into custody late this afternoon from a private residence after an armed stand off in Ishpeming Township. more »»

MAPS board approves 3 master contracts

June 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette school board approved three-year contracts for the teacher’s union, support personnel and non-union employees Monday at its regular meetin. more »»

Drowning victims ID’d, police talk water safety

June 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — Police have released the identities of the man and woman who drowned Saturday in Lake Superior near Little Presque Isle. more »»

Negaunee seeks compost solution

June 14, 2016 NEGAUNEE — Negaunee’s compost site will remain open to city residents for at least one more month while the council considers additional options, including permanent closure. more »»

Mining revisited

June 13, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the fourth installment of a summer-long series which will appear on Mondays detailing the wide array of museums that are located in Superiorland. more »»

Orlando massacre shocks, saddens

June 13, 2016 FORT PIERCE, Fla. — He was a body builder and a security guard, a religious man who attended the local mosque and wanted to become a police officer. more »»

City of Marquette starts strategic planning process

June 13, 2016 MARQUETTE — Members of the Marquette City Commission heard from city department heads and committee representatives during a work session last week as they began a process to update the city’s... more »»

Girl Scout gala draws good crowd

June 13, 2016 The Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes held their 2016 gala Saturday night in the Peter White Lounge of the Bottum University Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University. more »»

2 drown at Little Presque Isle

June 12, 2016 By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Two people drowned Saturday as the result of strong currents and large waves in Lake Superior near Little Presque Isle and Whetmore Landing,... more »»

Safety in the sun goal of ‘Just Believe’

June 12, 2016 By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — As summer nears and temperatures rise in the Upper Peninsula, those looking to enjoy the outdoors are urged to protect their skin from the sun. more »»

U.P. jail escapee arrested in Costa Rica

June 12, 2016 HOUGHTON (AP) — A jail inmate who ran away while being escorted from court in Houghton last June has been captured in Costa Rica. more »»

Township selects contractors for 2016 projects

June 12, 2016 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board recently chose low bidder Bacco Construction Company of Iron Mountain to complete the 2016 portion of its Local Roads... more »»

Pictured Rocks Days offers fun activities for the weekend

June 12, 2016 In photo above, a large crowd gathers to board a Pictured Rocks Cruises boat for a cruise out of Munising Bay Saturday during Pictured Rocks Days. more »»



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