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Gwinn schools seeks new superintendent

March 16, 2015 By MARY WARDELL Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Gwinn school board is beginning a search for a new superintendent following an unsatisfactory evaluation of the current superintendent at the... more »»

County to consider increased funding for plant project

March 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board is scheduled to consider paying $300,000 more toward its K.I. more »»

Economic winners going to states

March 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — Of the 15 high school teams that qualified for the state finals of the Economic Challenge through an online preliminary competition, six are from the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Dr. Tim falls back in the pack

March 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — Having made it to the Ruby checkpoint — roughly the halfway mark — Marquette veterinarian Dr. Tim Hunt was in 61st place in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race as of 8:03 a.m. EDT today. more »»

Toyra pleads in Aug. OWI death

March 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — A Rock man arrested for operating a motorcycle while intoxicated, causing the death of a passenger last year, pleaded no contest in Marquette County Circuit Court on Tuesday, canceling... more »»

Dr. Tim moves up to 43rd place

March 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette veterinarian Dr. Tim Hunt has moved up to 43rd place in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race as of 7:37 a.m. EDT today. more »»

Hearing set on old orphanage proposal

March 11, 2015 MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette has scheduled a public hearing to discuss an ordinance that would allow a downstate developer to make payment in lieu of taxes on the old orphanage property, which... more »»

WHS set to present Shakespeare play

March 11, 2015 ISHPEMING — The Westwood Shakespeare Company’s High School Troupe begins its production of The Bard’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” tonight. The presentation is at 7 p.m. more »»

Local briefing

March 11, 2015 Island ice caves deemed unsafe MUNISING — Alger County Sheriff Robert Hughes said today reports have been received of dangerous conditions developed at the Grand Island ice cave. more »»

NMU biz college events set

March 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — There are a number of events in the coming weeks on the schedule put together by the Northern Michigan University College of Business. Speed Interviewing: 6-8 p.m. more »»

SAE challenge finishes up

March 10, 2015 CALUMET —The 2015 SAE International Clean Snowmobile Challenge wrapped up Saturday. more »»

Woman sentenced on drug charge

March 6, 2015 MARQUETTE — An Ishpeming woman was recently sentenced in federal court to more than 12 years in prison on a felony drug charg. more »»

Hampton Inn receives honor

March 5, 2015 MARQUETTE — Hampton Inn Marquette Waterfront has been honored by Hampton Hotels with the company’s Lighthouse Award, designating it as one of the hotel chain’s top performing hotels among more than... more »»

Armatti trial set for assault charge

March 3, 2015 MARQUETTE — A jury trial has been set for Sept. 1 for Pat Armatti, 70, of Gwinn, who pleaded not guilty and waived arraignment by mail Jan. more »»

Chocolay board to meet Wednesday

March 3, 2015 HARVEY — The Chocolay Township Board will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the township hall. more »»

MSU workshops on farming set

March 3, 2015 DAFTER — MSU Extension will conduct a series of half-day workshops about farm businesses from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 17-19 at Bruce Township Hall, located along 12-Mile Road, in Dafter. more »»

Lake Superior ice caves open

March 2, 2015 Above, Edward Mitchell, front, of Detroit and James Kuhn of Seattle explore an ice cave Friday at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore on Lake Superior near Bayfield, Wis. more »»

Township expects $2.5 million less from tax levy

March 2, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board on Tuesday is expected to address an expected shortfall of $2. more »»

Board to hear about ballot proposal, lawsuit

March 2, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette County Road Commission officials are scheduled to update the Marquette County Board Tuesday on the upcoming May ballot proposal and discuss the agency’s lawsuit against the U.. more »»

OSHA cites Escanaba company

March 2, 2015 ESCANABA — After being cited for 18 alleged safety violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, local ship construction and repair company Basic Marine In. more »»



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