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WEST END FLOODING

MARQUETTE — Residents on Marquette County’s west end are dealing with severe flooding after a powerful thunderstorm ripped through the area Thursday evening. The National Weather Service reports that over 1.6 inches of rain fell during a half-hour period between 5 and 5:30 p.m. ...

Veridea hired for hospital redevelopment

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Foundation today announced Marquette-based real estate developer Veridea Group as master developer to lead the ultimate redevelopment of the former Marquette General Hospital site on College Avenue, adjacent to NMU’s campus, according to a ...

MDOT unveils ‘23 construction plan

EGAUNEE — Negaunee Township held a meeting detailing an upcoming 2023 road construction project before the council’s regularly scheduled meeting Thursday. Traffic and safety engineer Ben Carrigan detailed a new $8.3 million project which will begin next summer and is likely to wrap up in ...

AP EXPLAINER: What’s behind the baby formula shortage?

WASHINGTON — Many parents are hunting for infant formula because of a combination of short- and long-term problems that has hit most of the biggest U.S. brands. Millions of babies in the U.S. rely on formula, which is the only source of nutrition recommended for infants who aren't ...

Cambensy design-build bill passes in House

MARQUETTE — A bill that allows for architects and building companies to work together under a single contract when working on public school projects passed the Michigan House of Representatives 74-29 Wednesday. The Rep. Sara Cambensy-sponsored HB 5538 would allow for Michigan public schools ...

First-ever Statewide Housing Plan created

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — Community Action Alger Marquette has partnered with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority to create Michigan’s first-ever Statewide Housing Plan, a five-year initiative “charting priorities, goals and strategies to address the complex challenges ...