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Christie’s Chronicles: These are a few of my favorite things

I don’t care how much you feel at home in an area or how long you’ve lived there. Some spots will hold more of an attraction than others. Take me, for instance. I love a lot of places in Marquette County and other regions in the Upper Peninsula, but Chocolay Township holds a special place ...

Last Sherlock Holmes work included in 2023 public domain debuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sherlock Holmes is finally free to the American public in 2023. The long-running contested copyright dispute over Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s tales of a whipsmart detective — which has even ensnared Enola Holmes — will finally come to an end as the 1927 copyrights ...

K-pop star among 8 to join Japan tycoon’s moon trip

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Friday that K-pop star T.O.P will be among eight people who will join him on a flight around the moon on a SpaceX spaceship in the coming years. The Japanese tycoon launched plans for the lunar voyage in 2018, buying all the seats on the ...

‘The Guardian’ features research of NMU professor

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University biology Professor Neil Cumberlidge has collaborated on a Sierra Leone expedition that located two land-dwelling crab species ”lost to science” and feared to be extinct. For one, last spotted 225 years ago, the only clue was a ...

Biden’s Student Loan Plan: What we know (and what we don’t)

By CORA LEWIS and ADRIANA MORGA Associated Press NEW YORK — Under a new plan announced by President Joe Biden, many Americans can have up to $10,000 in federal student loan debt forgiven. That amount increases to $20,000 if they qualified for Pell grants. Here’s what we know so far and ...

West End Weekly – Nate Heffron, Negaunee City Manager

NEGAUNEE — The Central Upper Peninsula is about to gain a new inpatient facility that aims to provide specialized substance abuse recovery services for women. This facility will be located in Negaunee in the former Bell Hospital Teal Lake Medical Facility. Great Lake Recovery Center ...