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Prominent Negaunee businessman, former coach John Argall dies

January 12, 2015 NEGAUNEE — John “Tino” Argall, 66, owner of Tino’s Bar & Pizza, died Saturday after apparently slipping behind his business sometime late Friday or early Saturday. more »»

Journalists face danger every day, not just in war

January 12, 2015 By ANTHONY CEPAK Special to the Journal LANSING — As a teenager, photojournalist Steve Jessmore experienced the threat of danger while on assignment his first day at work. more »»

$2.5M Baraga County land deal will conserve nearly 1,400 acres

January 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a $1 million grant to assist the Keweenaw Land Trust acquire 1,374 acres in a $2. more »»

Owners need permit for Leelanau County turbine

January 12, 2015 ELMWOOD TOWNSHIP (AP) — The new owners of Michigan’s first utility-grade wind turbine have been told they must obtain a zoning permit before it can begin operating again. more »»

Missing Delta woman found

January 12, 2015 RAPID RIVER — A Perkins woman was found safe Saturday after she had gotten lost while cross-country skiing near Rapid River. more »»

Bellevue Township men donating mastodon bones to U-M museum

January 12, 2015 BELLEVUE TOWNSHIP (AP) — Two Bellevue Township men are donating dozens of mastodon bones they unearthed to the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology. Neighbors Daniel LaPoint Jr. more »»

Skate for Life holds raffles, auctions after Royales game

January 11, 2015 Gail Brandly, center, accepts a rose to signify Sanaz Nezami's organ donation during the second annual Skate for Life event, a partnership between the Marquette Royales and U.P. Run for Life. more »»

New Michigan Legislature’s early agenda depends on May vote

January 11, 2015 LANSING — Republicans with bolstered majorities in the Legislature will commence a two-year session with the familiar routine of swearings-in, Gov. more »»

“Bat-astrophe”

January 11, 2015 MARQUETTE — U.P. residents in Mackinac, Dickinson, Keweenaw and Ontonagon Counties are going to start seeing bats in the middle of winter, and those bats will be dying. more »»

Ishpeming council approves nonprofit farm ‘concept’

January 11, 2015 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council has approved the proposed nonprofit, organic Partridge Creek Farm — in concept — and has appointed two councilmembers to a committee that will meet with member... more »»

Marquette Mall to undergo major renovations soon

January 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — The middle portion of the Marquette Mall will be torn down early this year as part of a major renovation to the shopping center, according to the building’s owners. more »»

Drivers warned of high winds in crossing Mackinac Bridge

January 10, 2015 MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — Drivers are being urged to use caution while crossing the Mackinac Bridge due to high winds in the Straits of Mackinac. more »»

Former MPD detective Warchock hired as new Forsyth Township chief of police

January 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Forsyth Township board voted unanimously Thursday night to hire retired Marquette City Police Department Detective Capt. more »»

1 dead in pileup

January 10, 2015 GALESBURG, Mich. more »»

Great Lakes teeming with tiny plastic fibers

January 10, 2015 TRAVERSE CITY — Scientists who have reported that the Great Lakes are awash in tiny bits of plastic are raising new alarms about a little-noticed form of the debris turning up in sampling nets:... more »»

MAPS will appoint officers

January 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education will welcome two new members and make official appointments during its regular meeting Monday night. more »»

M-28 Closure

January 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — Gusting winds and lake effect snow showers forced closure early today of a section of M-28 between Marquette and Munising for the third time this week. more »»

Roundabout plans on track

January 9, 2015 ISHPEMING — An engineer from Hancock’s OHM Advisors gave a presentation to the Ishpeming City Council and the public Wednesday night on the preliminary designs and cost estimates for a project to... more »»

DNR group to meet

January 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council will hear an updates on the status of wolves in the state and the U.P. more »»

UPSET makes 6 arrests

January 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team officials said six people were arrested Thursday in the western U.P. on drug sale and distribution charges. more »»

 
 
 

 

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