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Hurley descendant passes away

MARQUETTE — A man who bore an important name in Marquette history has passed away. Howard E. Hurley, Jr., died on June 1 of natural causes at his home in downstate Trenton, just three days shy of his 98th birthday. He was the great-great-grandson of one of the pioneer families of Marquette, ...

Marquette County Community Resource Fair set for Wednesday

MARQUETTE — Everyone in Marquette County is invited to join Upper Peninsula Health Plan and Upper Peninsula Health Care Solutions for the fourth annual Marquette County Community Resource Fair, taking place Wednesday in Marquette. This year’s event is back to being in person, and will ...

UPHS-Marquette nurses ratify contract

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Nurses Association and UP Health System-Marquette on Saturday announced that they have reached agreement on a new contract covering the hospital’s registered nurses, which has now been ratified by the nurses. Since the outset of contract negotiations earlier this ...

With great Pride

Jordan Russell, left, of K.I. Sawyer; Mackenzie Blume, center, of Gladstone; and Melissa Blume, of Gladstone, volunteer at Saturday’s UP Pride Fest at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. The event is put on by Upper Peninsula Rainbow Pride, a Marquette-based nonprofit that supports ...

Senate negotiators announce a deal on guns, breaking logjam

By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate bargainers announced a bipartisan framework Sunday responding to last month’s mass shootings, a noteworthy though limited breakthrough offering modest gun curbs and bolstered efforts to improve school safety and mental health ...