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Woman ticketed after wildfire threatens a dozen structures

April 17, 2015 MANISTIQUE — A Manistique Township woman was ticketed Wednesday for allegedly allowing a burn barrel fire at her home escape, resulting in a 20-acre blaze that challenged several firefighting... more »»

Local briefing

April 15, 2015 Returnables to be collected MARQUETTE — Local Boy Scout Troop 302 is holding a bottle and can drive in the city of Marquette and Marquette Township from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.. more »»

Local briefing

April 14, 2015 Ishpeming let run come to an end ISHPEMING — The city of Ishpeming is asking all water customers — businesses and residences — to end their “let run. more »»

Local briefing

April 12, 2015 Council to hear wolf update NEWBERRY — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens Advisory Council is scheduled to hear a wolf program update at its meeting... more »»

NMU’s Erickson tapped for MEDC committee

April 11, 2015 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson has been appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to serve on the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Executive Committee. more »»

Regional briefing

April 11, 2015 Delta County seeks administrator ESCANABA — The Delta County administrator job has been offered to Ryan Bergman, the principal analyst for the city of Norfolk, Va. more »»

Quinnesec animal shelter overrun with cats

April 11, 2015 By THERESA PROUDFIT Iron Mountain Daily News QUINNESEC — Almost Home Animal Shelter in Quinnesec is struggling after an over abundance of cats, dogs and rats were placed there in the last month and... more »»

Local briefing

April 7, 2015 Board OK’s buying equipment HARVEY — The Chocolay Township Board recently authorized the use of Capital Improvement Fund dollars to purchase police equipment, which includes $4,860 for six body-wor... more »»

Local briefing

April 6, 2015 County board to hold equalization session MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board is scheduled to hold its equalization meeting April 14 in Marquette. The board will meet at 6 p.m. more »»

Celebrate life at Tuesday event

April 3, 2015 MARQUETTE — Synergy Fitness, 181 W. Bluff St., is holding a Donate Life Celebration from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. It will offer a variety of free group fitness classes and refreshments. more »»

Register to vote by Monday

April 1, 2015 MARQUETTE — Those interested in voting in the May 5 election, which will include the Michigan road funding ballot proposal, have until Monday to register to vot. more »»

Commission to meet tonight

March 30, 2015 MARQUETTE — A traffic study for Marquette County Road 550, Sugarloaf Avenue and Wright Street may be conducted in the near future. more »»

Regional briefing

March 29, 2015 Key players to leave IM?schools? IRON MOUNTAIN — News that two administrators from the Iron Mountain Public Schools may take positions in other school districts has brought about a flurry of... more »»

U.P. parolee going back to prison

March 27, 2015 ESCANABA — A 25-year-old Escanaba man who pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $5,000 from a local funeral home will return to prison. more »»

Local group receives federal grant

March 27, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Seven projects across Michigan, including two in the Upper Peninsula, are receiving a total of more than $5.7 million in funding from the U.S. more »»

Police Log

March 27, 2015 EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. more »»

DEQ approves permit revisions

March 26, 2015 MARQUETTE — Michigan Department of Environmental Quality officials announced today a revised groundwater discharge permit for the Eagle Mine has been approved. more »»

County seeks property tax hike

March 26, 2015 IRON MOUNTAIN — A property tax increase for Dickinson County is in the works for the November ballot. more »»

Endangered birds set to return

March 25, 2015 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A wildlife expert says one of the state’s endangered species will soon return to Michigan after spending the winter in a warmer climate. Vince Cavelieri of the U.S. more »»

Shipping begins at Twin Ports

March 25, 2015 DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Although there’s snow in the forecast, one sure sign of spring is the start to the shipping season in the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minn., and Superior, Wis. more »»

 
 
 

 

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