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2 found dead in structure fire

NISULA — Two people have been discovered deceased following a structure fire that took place on Tuesday, the Michigan State Police Calumet Post reported. Police said that troopers responded to a structure fire in Laird Township in Houghton County at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, with a ...

Ishpeming ski tourney a success

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — Ishpeming Ski Club chief of competition Gary Rasmussen described Tuesday’s 135th annual Ski Jumping Tournament this way: “It was the good, the bad and the ugly.” The good was about the people. “The community support for the tournament was ...

COVID-19 Update: Ishpeming schools switching to remote learning

MARQUETTE — Ishpeming Public Schools is moving all students to remote learning from Friday through Jan. 28, Superintendent Carrie Meyer announced on Wednesday. “Due to the high number of absenteeism with both students and staff, this has become a necessity,” Meyer said in a letter to ...

Funding for new Soo lock now complete

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — The budget to finish building a new lock at the Soo Locks is now fully funded, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers receiving $479 million from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to invest in the locks, U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing, and Gary ...

Stabenow speaks on topics of interest to Upper Peninsula

MARQUETTE — With the passage of the bipartisan federal Infrastructure Investment Act late last year, many are wondering how the funding will impact their state, region and community. Upper Peninsula and northern Michigan leaders learned via a Zoom call Wednesday from U.S. Sen. Debbie ...

Noquemanon time

MARQUETTE — The 24th annual Nicolet National Bank Noquemanon Ski Marathon presented by Eagle Mine will be held on Friday and Saturday. With a schedule of several races ranging from 10 to 50 kilometers, there’s an activity for just about everyone. The event kicks off Friday at the Al ...