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Ishpeming council sets 2015 fee schedule

December 4, 2014 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council unanimously approved the city’s 2015 fee schedule Wednesday night, allowing some minor increases for city services as well as a 5 percent increase to water and... more »»

Buoys will monitor hazards along Lake Superior shoreline

December 4, 2014 MUNISING (AP) — Northern Michigan University is leading a collaborative effort to establish a hazard-observing system starting next year for a stretch of Lake Superior shoreline. more »»

Group wants boathouse vote

December 3, 2014 MARQUETTE — A grassroots effort is looking to block the Upper Peninsula Community Rowing Club’s boathouse project on city-leased property at Founders Landing in Marquette. more »»

Soo tribe lauded as “Climate Action Champion”

December 3, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is among 16 cities, towns or other communities lauded by the White House Wednesday for efforts undertaken to address climate change. more »»

Deer kill tallies show declines during firearm deer season

December 3, 2014 MARQUETTE — Mackinac Bridge Authority officials made their final tally Tuesday of deer kills spotted on southbound vehicles at the straits toll booths, logging a 47 percent decrease over last year... more »»

Jobless rate in region, state continues drop

December 3, 2014 LANSING — Michigan’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate has fallen 0.3 percentage points in the latest month to 6.4 percent. more »»

Cheer Club continues to collect presents

December 3, 2014 Barbara McNee, classified saleswoman at The Mining Journal, prepares the tree for the opening of Cheer Club, a joint effort between the newspaper and the Salvation Army that began last week. more »»

DNR offering sportsmen’s coalition meetings this week

December 3, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will hold a “sportsmen’s coalition” meeting at its office in Marquette tonight, one in a series of three such Upper Peninsula public meetings... more »»

Socks rocked again this year

December 3, 2014 MARQUETTE — Even during this season of giving, there are some needs that inevitably get overlooked. But thanks to the efforts of local teens, socks are no longer one of them. more »»

County to consider water recommendations

December 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board is scheduled to consider recommendations today from an aquifer subcommittee in response to reports of declining inland lake and aquifer water levels, including... more »»

FERC finding holds up electricity rate increases

December 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — A recent request by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for more information on Presque Isle, White Pine and Escanaba power plant subsidy cost allocations delayed Monday’s... more »»

Commemorative Bucks of Michigan donates 600 toys to Cheer Club

December 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — The non-profit organization Commemorative Bucks of Michigan donated about 600 toys Monday afternoon to The Mining Journal Cheer Club. more »»

Escanaba Christmas parade scheduled for Friday

December 2, 2014 ESCANABA — Escanaba’s Christmas parade this Friday is a family event in more ways than one. more »»

Marquette County land bank showcased

December 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Land Bank Authority has been showcased in a new report from the Center for Community Progress, shining a brighter light on the county’s land banking efforts... more »»

The Mining Journal Cheer Club

December 1, 2014 Jeannie Wattsson, executive assistant to advertising at The Mining Journal, prepares the tree for the opening of Cheer Club, a joint effort between The Mining Journal and the Salvation Army. more »»

The Racket

December 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — Chris and Kerri Shelafoe, owners of Rendezvous Tattoo & Body Piercing in Marquette, have a new project in the works. They are working on a new music venue at 2682 U.S. more »»

DNR announces new deer check locator for smartphones, interactive map

December 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Department of Natural Resources has made it easier for hunters to find locations to check dee. more »»

Gas prices in state unchanged last week

December 1, 2014 DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says average statewide gas prices are relatively unchanged from last week, at about $2.86 per gallon. more »»

Road commission limits loads on CR 480 bridge

November 30, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Road Commission is imposing weight limits on a bridge along County Road 480 in Negaunee until rehabilitation work can be completed next summe. more »»

Making amends

November 30, 2014 NEGAUNEE — Kids can be cruel. more »»



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