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Life is a bicycle

May 18, 2015 By MARY WARDELL Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — For the personal challenge, to appreciate new people and a new landscape and simply in the spirit of adventure, two French women are bicycling about... more »»

Ribbon cutting set for Tuesday

May 18, 2015 TILDEN TOWNSHIP (AP) — The state has opened a new off-road vehicle route in that’s also for hiking, biking, snowmobiling and equestrian us. more »»

Women’s Health Expo staged

May 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — Women from across the Upper Peninsula gathered for the annual Bell Women’s Health Expo Saturday morning at UP Health System - Bell in Ishpeming. more »»

Pulling together: Garlic mustard eradication continues

May 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — With the warmer weather, wildflowers such as spring beauties and trilliums have begun to bloom. more »»

Walking to remember

May 17, 2015 GWINN — Despite cool temperatures and fog, hikers were enthusiastic for the Gwinn Teen Clinic Youth Advisory Council’s third annual Suicide Prevention Walk early Saturday morning at the Gwinn High... more »»

Coming down

May 17, 2015 NEGAUNEE — A historic building in Negaunee that has stood damaged and uninhabitable for more than five years will be torn down by the end of this construction season, according to city officials. more »»

New advisory group to review state game areas

May 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — A new Blue Ribbon Advisory Group has been created by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to review and plan the future of state game areas, including three dozen located in the... more »»

Obamas release financial disclosure reports

May 17, 2015 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, held assets last year that were worth roughly $1.9 million to $6.9 million, according to their required financial disclosure reports. more »»

Budget diversion

May 16, 2015 LANSING — Michigan tax revenues are projected to be $365 million higher over two years than previously estimated, mostly because of economic growth — prompting key lawmakers to suggest Friday that... more »»

Island road now open

May 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — The road around Presque Isle Park in Marquette, long popular with motorists for its scenic vistas, was opened to vehicular traffic Saturday, one day after city officials estimated it... more »»

Hotel restoration highlights new season at Fayette

May 16, 2015 FAYETTE — Some completed restoration work on a historic hotel and new stories of sports at the former Fayette townsite in southern Delta County highlight this season’s opening of Fayette Historic... more »»

Group working to ID gravesites in U.P. cemetery

May 16, 2015 MICHIGAMME — There’s a problem with the dead in Michigamme’s Lakeview Cemetery — for hundreds of them, their resting places are unmarked by a gravestone. No one knows where they lie. Or almost no one. more »»

Congress rushes to extend highway funding

May 16, 2015 WASHINGTON — House Republicans introduced a two-month extension of the federal highway and mass transit program Friday, barely two weeks before the government’s authority to help finance projects... more »»

New undersherrif

May 16, 2015 Retired Undersheriff Jack Schneider, left, pins his badge on new Undersheriff Michael L. Klein during the swearing in ceremony at the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday. more »»


May 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — The proposed ordinance to ban smoking at Presque Isle Park in Marquette will go to a public hearing May 26. more »»

Boston bomber to die for terror crimes

May 15, 2015 BOSTON — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to die by lethal injection for the 2013 terror attack. more »»

Suspects arraigned in robbery attempt

May 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — The three Marquette men allegedly involved in the recent attempted armed robbery at a residence on Fair Avenue in Marquette were arraigned this morning in Marquette County District Cour. more »»

Victim of home invasion shares story, tips with public

May 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — During the early morning hours of July 11, Paul Avery awoke to two men with bandanas covering their faces in the bedroom of his Marquette home. more »»

Senate votes to repeal prevailing wage law

May 15, 2015 LANSING — Michigan’s Republican-controlled Senate voted Thursday to repeal a 50-year-old state law that requires better pay and benefits on state-financed construction projects after forceful debate... more »»

Fireworks-free celebrations?

May 15, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Several state parks in Michigan are planning Fourth of July celebrations without fireworks in an effort to quietly honor veterans. more »»



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