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MSP: Teen charged with open murder after fatal shooting

SAULT STE. MARIE — A 14-year-old boy has been charged in the shooting death of a 10-year-old in Lakefield Township, the Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie Post announced. MSP said that at about 8 p.m. Tuesday, troopers from the post were dispatched to a residence in Luce County’s ...

Downstate teen dies in snowmobile accident

MUNISING — A downstate teenager was pronounced dead after a snowmobile crash in Alger County on Saturday. Alger County Dispatch received several reports around 6:16 p.m. of a snowmobile accident on Trail No. 7 in Au Train Township. The investigation concluded that a 16-year-old male, ...

Marquette to host Meijer State Games

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette has been selected as a host site for the 2022 Meijer State Games of Michigan — Winter Games. Announced by the Michigan Sports Alliance on Monday, the games will take place in February 2022 with Travel Marquette serving as the host organization. “We ...

MAPS addresses pandemic’s impact on student performance

MARQUETTE — Marquette Area Public Schools still is dealing with the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on students’ education. At the Monday MAPS Board of Education meeting, Marquette Senior High School Principal Jon Young gave an update on recent academic progress. “On a ...

Parking lot system to be updated at Sawyer airport

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board of Commissioners recently approved the purchase of a new parking lot system for installation at Sawyer International Airport, following staff recommendation to purchase a system for around $200,000 from FlashParking. This new system is needed, ...