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Women’s center aims to empower survivors, informs communities

October 1, 2015 By MARY WARDELL Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — October is domestic violence awareness month — a time to further educate women about their options when in a violent relationship. more »»

Senior Expo 2015

September 30, 2015 About 200 people attended Tuesday’s Senior Citizens Expo at the Holiday Inn in Marquette where a wide variety of speakers addressed issues of interest to seniors. more »»

Pink Out supports Planned Parenthood

September 30, 2015 Supporters of Planned Parenthood rallied outside the Commons in downtown Marquette Tuesday, with songs, shirts and high spirits, as part of the national Pink Out event. more »»

USW, Cliffs negotiate contract extension

September 30, 2015 United Steelworkers has negotiated a 30-day extension of its current agreement with Cliff Natural Resources. Its current contract was set to expire at 12:01 a.m. Thursda. more »»

Groups: End police confiscation of assets if there is no conviction

September 30, 2015 LANSING — Two groups from opposite sides of Michigan’s political spectrum want to end law enforcement’s ability to seize and take ownership of cash, homes and vehicles from people who are not... more »»

Steven Scott Zintman murder trial

September 30, 2015 MARQUETTE — Authorities revealed Tuesday in the murder and arson trial of Steven Scott Zintman that the fire that killed Sally Plume nearly a year and a half ago was “of human intent,” but it was... more »»

Regional energy summit opens

September 30, 2015 MARQUETTE — Municipal and utility industry leaders gathered today at the U.P. Energy Summit in Marquette to discuss the current status and future of energy in the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Local youth home likely to close

September 30, 2015 MARQUETTE — It’s likely the Marquette County Youth Home will close by April 1. more »»

Educators weigh in on testing

September 29, 2015 EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second in a two-part series about the Northwest Evaluation Association’s standardized test being adopted this year by most districts in Marquette and Alger counties. more »»

City commission OKs Lambros park

September 29, 2015 MARQUETTE — Final local approval was given Monday for development of the Clark Lambros Beach Park in Marquett. more »»

Democrats propose nearly $1B in middle class tax credits

September 29, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Democrats in the Republican-controlled Legislature proposed nearly $1 billion in tax cuts geared toward families with children and people paying off college loans in an attempt to... more »»

Testimony opens in murder trial

September 29, 2015 MARQUETTE — Shortly after midnight following Steven Zintman’s 45th birthday, Heather Zintman — Steven’s daughter-in-law and next-door neighbor — said the smell of smoke woke her u. more »»

Amazon, other online stores to collect sales tax Thursday

September 29, 2015 LANSING — Michigan shoppers may want to order quickly, before Amazon. more »»

US: Clinton email storage safe unsecure for some messages

September 29, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has told Senate investigators that it didn’t provide Hillary Rodham Clinton’s lawyer with a secure-enough method to read now-highly classified material from he... more »»

New testing starts in local districts

September 28, 2015 EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a two-part series about the Northwest Evaluation Association’s standardized test being adopted this year by most school districts in Marquette and Alger counti. more »»

Lawmakers mull tougher poaching penalties

September 28, 2015 MARQUETTE — Poaching can mean serious problems for wildlife management — especially for Michigan’s struggling and carefully managed populations like moose and elk, according to the Michigan United... more »»

Native American trail planned for U.P.

September 28, 2015 BARAGA — Native Americans in the Upper Peninsula and the state are exploring a plan to build a 12-mile hiking and bicycling trail that would connect two villages on opposite sides of Keweenaw Bay —... more »»

Local arts and culture groups awarded $230K

September 28, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Friday awarded more than $230,000 to 13 organizations that provide arts and cultural programming in Marquette County. more »»

Stargazers witness rare supermoon eclipse

September 28, 2015 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stargazers were being treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon when a total lunar eclipse combined with a so-called supermoon. more »»

Sewer project underway

September 27, 2015 MARQUETTE — A portion of South Vandenboom Road in Marquette Township iss closed during weekdays to through traffic for a sewer extension project. more »»



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