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Higher grad rates sought

September 22, 2014 EAST LANSING (AP) — There are many bumps in the road to social and economic mobility in the U.S., and 11 large research universities are taking steps to level one of them. more »»

Business owners say minimum wage could push up prices

September 22, 2014 LANSING — Some Michigan small businesses that pay employees more than the state’s minimum wage say the recent increase could drive costs up for their customers. It rose from $7.40 to $8.15 on Sep. more »»

MSU hoop house unveiled at Chatham research station

September 22, 2014 CHATHAM — The gargantuan hoop house that was erected this spring at the North Farm of Michigan State University’s Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center is a lot greener — especially on the... more »»

AG sues over propane costs

September 22, 2014 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general is suing one propane seller alleging price-gouging last winter and has reached a more than $100,000 agreement with another propane company. more »»

Business owners say minimum wage could push up prices

September 22, 2014 LANSING — Some Michigan small businesses that pay employees more than the state’s minimum wage say the recent increase could drive costs up for their customers. It rose from $7.40 to $8.15 on Sep. more »»

Oldtimers hit the ice again

September 21, 2014 MARQUETTE — At first glance, hockey people might seem quite a bit different from the average person. more »»

Waves building in Superior surf

September 21, 2014 The waves crash against the rocks at Shiras Park in Marquette midday Sunday, driven by winds gusting to 25 mph and more. The park's parking lot was packed with people watching nature's show. more »»

‘A Place Apart’

September 21, 2014 MARQUETTE — It may be the last day of summer, but with over 30 programs at Bay Cliff Health Camp and more in the planning stages, the camp continues to change lives long after the summer session... more »»

LSSU will charge same fees for all

September 21, 2014 SAULT STE. more »»

Economic Club starts 37th season Monday

September 21, 2014 MARQUETTE —The Economic Club of Marquette County will start its 37th season Monday with Narayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, as the guest speake. more »»

Enshrining skiing legends

September 20, 2014 ISHPEMING — More than 60 people gathered at the U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in Ishpeming Friday night for a ceremony enshrining six legends of the sport as the hall’s 2013 inductee. more »»

North Country Trail hosts Celebrate Walking

September 20, 2014 MARQUETTE — People can participate in the “Celebrate Walking in Marquette” event by — what else? — walking during the inaugural North Country National Scenic Trail Day set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education meets Monday

September 20, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education will hear a number of updates during its regular meeting Monday, including on the district’s enrollment, the sinking fund recently... more »»

Norlite showcases artwork

September 20, 2014 MARQUETTE—Fall celebrates the changing of the leaves but for the Norlite Nursing Home and Rehab Center it brings the community together to celebrate art. more »»

This weekend, Marquette is hockey town

September 19, 2014 Hockey players, their parents, coaches and supporters march up North Third Street Thursday evening during the Hockey on Third parade that kicked off the fifth annual Marquette Oldtimers Hockey... more »»

Scots reject independence in historic vote

September 19, 2014 EDINBURGH, Scotland— Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. more »»

Michigan-grown barley is slowly making comeback thanks to state’s burgeoning craft beer industry

September 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — The number of breweries and the amount of beer they produce is growing in the state of Michigan, a top industry spokesman said. more »»

MDOT conducts ‘Road Watchers’ program this winter

September 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — A new Road Watchers program from the Michigan Department of Transportation will give motorists a chance to tell MDOT how well it’s maintaining highways in the Upper Peninsula this winte. more »»

March will connect Marquette to climate change movement

September 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — In anticipation of the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit to be held in New York City next week, hundreds of cities across the world will hold rallies and marches demanding climate actio... more »»

No date for wind turbine replacement

September 18, 2014 ISHPEMING — Having waited for more than five years for information about when the motionless wind turbine in Ishpeming will be taken down and replaced with a working model, the company responsible... more »»

 
 
 

 

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