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Turkish F-16s patrol skies

July 18, 2016 ANKARA, Turkey— Warplanes patrolled Turkey's skies overnight in a sign that authorities feared that the threat against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government was not yet over, despite official... more »»

Officials: Fireworks display never safer

July 17, 2016 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Though some concerns were raised following a fire at Marquette’s Fourth of July fireworks display earlier this month, city officials said the annual... more »»

US House races highlight of primary

July 17, 2016 By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING — Two open U.S. more »»

WHEELS IN MOTION

July 17, 2016 The Red Earth Classic mountain bike races filled the streets of Negaunee and Ishpeming on Saturday. The event included five races, which varied from the 3-mile Junior Classic, up to a 32-mile race. more »»

Delft renovations slated for completion in late fall

July 17, 2016 By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — After being closed for more than four years, the Delft on West Washington Street will soon reopen with a new identit. more »»

POWER U.P.

July 16, 2016 By MARY WARDELL Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — On issues ranging from renewable energy options and rising costs, to going “off the grid,” outdated infrastructure, and demography, the Upper... more »»

Searching for some ‘Good Men’

July 16, 2016 By MARY WARDELL Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Kevin Corkin, district executive for the local Hiawathaland district of the Boy Scouts of America, became part of the Women’s Center’s latest... more »»

Compost site in Negaunee to remain open

July 16, 2016 By LISA BOWERS Journal Ishpeming Bureau NEGAUNEE — The city of Negaunee is asking for help from residents as it looks for a low cost way to keep its compost site open. more »»

An out-of-place truck, then screams in Nice

July 16, 2016 By COLLEEN BARRY and JOHN LEICESTER Associated Press NICE, France — Almost instantly, those in its murderous path could tell that the speeding white truck was all wrong so late at night on Nice’s... more »»

Expansion proposed

July 15, 2016 MARQUETTE — Ramp development has begun to connect the Eagle Mine in Michigamme Townwhip to a proposed new mine site named Eagle East. more »»

France reels as Bastille Day truck attack kills 84

July 15, 2016 NICE, France — A Frenchman of Tunisian descent drove a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day along Nice’s beachfront, killing at least 84 people, many of them children. more »»

Veteran BP lobbyist named new Michigan environmental chief

July 15, 2016 LANSING — A former BP lobbyist who Gov. more »»

Rain aids crew in fight against Hiawatha National Forest fire

July 15, 2016 RACO — A Thursday rain helped the U.S. Forest Service battle a fire that was detected on Hiawatha National Forest lands southwest of Raco at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. more »»

Court: Feds can withhold mug shots of criminal defendants

July 15, 2016 DETROIT — The federal government can withhold mug shots of criminal defendants from the news media in Michigan and three other states, an appeals court said Thursday, citing privacy concerns in the... more »»

Judge urged to stop ban on straight-party voting

July 15, 2016 DETROIT — A judge says he’ll decide next week whether to stop Michigan’s new ban on straight-ticket voting, the ability to vote for candidates of one political party with a single mark. more »»

Happy hunting

July 14, 2016 "Pokemon Go", a new interactive game by Niantic, Inc. is being played by area residents. Click on photos for further details. more »»

Charges dropped in Munising stabbing, deemed self-defense

July 14, 2016 MUNISING — Assault charges against a 19-year-old Munising man involved in a stabbing Sunday night have been dropped, according to officials from the Alger County Prosecutor’s Office. more »»

Finding the past

July 14, 2016 MICHIGAMME — Gone but not forgotten. The phrase is the theme of a fundraising dance being hosted by the Lakeview Cemetery Committee in Michigamme Saturday. more »»

Gwinn schools ratify bonds, accept security bid

July 14, 2016 GWINN — The Gwinn Area Community Schools board at its regular meeting this week took the final step in ratifying the bond issue approved by voters in May and approved a bid for the first project on... more »»

Flooding damages UP trail, washes out bridge at state park

July 14, 2016 ONTONAGON (AP) — State officials say flooding from severe storms has washed out a bridge and damaged a trail at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula. more »»

 
 
 

 

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