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Westwood students place at top of field in national business competition

May 17, 2016 ISHPEMING — Five Westwood High School students recently placed at the top of their field at the National Leadership Conference of Business Professionals of America — including two who placed first i... more »»

Wildlife group sues US over Enbridge pipeline in Michigan

May 17, 2016 DETROIT (AP) — An environmental group is accusing the federal government of misjudging an emergency response plan for a major oil pipeline that runs through Michiga. more »»

Marquette Police Department announces officer promotions

May 17, 2016 MARQUETTE — Several officers in the Marquette City Police Department have recently moved up in rank, according to a press release from the agency. more »»

Ishpeming focuses on capital plan

May 16, 2016 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council and city staff are continuing to be proactive rather than reactive in city matters despite what’s termed a limited budget to do so. more »»

Boiler malfunction in Wells Fargo causes evacuation

May 16, 2016 MARQUETTE — Employees at Wells Fargo in downtown Marquette were evacuated from the building this morning after a boiler unit malfunctioned. According to Lt. more »»


May 16, 2016 Top, left, a group of pro-choice supporters hold up signs during the second annual Pro-Choice U.P.’s Choice Walk, held Saturday in the Mattson Lower Harbor Park. more »»

Proposal would add deposit to water bottles

May 16, 2016 LANSING — There’s another move underway in the state Legislature to expand Michigan’s 40-year-old beverage deposit law to include water and juice containers. more »»

Ishpeming school board to discuss budget issues at tonight’s meeting

May 16, 2016 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Public Schools board is set to discuss budget ideas at its regular monthly meeting at 7 tonight in the high school library. more »»

Trees felled to avoid bat roosting

May 16, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Several hundred trees have been felled at the future site of a development and park in Lansing to prevent nesting by federally protected bat species. more »»

Bicycling safely

May 15, 2016 MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette this summer is looking into establishing a signed bicycle route system to improve the recreational network within its borders, as well as repainting the designated... more »»

Local group in National Bike Challenge

May 15, 2016 MARQUETTE — With National Bike to Work Week kicking off Monday and National Bike to Work Day on Friday, there’s been a friendly rivalry brewing between bicyclists in the Marquette County area and... more »»

UPPCO flood money to be used for Lambros park boat launch

May 15, 2016 MARQUETTE — Funding set aside by the Upper Peninsula Power Company following the Dead River Flood in May 2003 will be used to purchase a barrier free, non-motorized boat launch at the Clark Lambros... more »»

Mock crash shows students dangers of drunk driving

May 15, 2016 MARQUETTE — A grisly scene unfolded in the Gwinn High School parking lot Friday afternoon as emergency first responders demonstrated the dangers of drunk driving. more »»

Downstate kids’ museum has ‘Mini-Mac’

May 15, 2016 TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Great Lakes Children’s Museum in Traverse City now has its own “Mini-Mac,” a smaller version of the Mackinac Bridge connecting Michigan’s Upper and Lower peninsulas. more »»

Climate activists protest at oil refineries

May 15, 2016 SEATTLE — Hundreds of climate activists on Saturday marched to the site of two refineries in northwest Washington state to call for a break from fossil fuels, while a smaller group continued to bloc... more »»

Melanoma warning signs

May 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — After her daughter died of stage four melanoma at just 38 years old, Gwinn resident Delight Hill took it upon herself to teach others about the dangers of sun exposure. more »»

Standoff suspect arraigned on armed robbery charge

May 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Ishpeming man arrested Thursday during a standoff with police at a residence on Prairie Avenue in Ishpeming Township was arraigned in Marquette County District Court Friday morning. more »»

Invent@NMU featured among state’s top innovative programs

May 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — Invent@NMU founding director David Ollila was invited to Detroit recently to participate in a panel presentation delivered to two high-ranking Chinese officials. more »»

BLP bond sale closes

May 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Light and Power completed its bonding process with Bank of America-Merrill Lynch this week, and recently announced the date of an official groundbreaking for its... more »»

Body of missing fisherman found

May 14, 2016 SAULT STE. MARIE — The discovery of a body Thursday closed a missing person’s case, according to a news release from the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office in Sault Ste. Marie. more »»



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