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Learning through a Lego League

MARQUETTE — The level of competition went beyond the classic toy Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots. The Glenn T. Seaborg Mathematics and Science Center, located at Northern Michigan University, on Saturday hosted 14 upper elementary school teams from the Upper Peninsula in the FIRST Lego League ...

Defeated election conspiracists seek to lead Michigan GOP

LANSING — The Republicans who lost their races for Michigan’s top three statewide offices after promoting falsehoods about the 2020 presidential election are not planning to go quietly. Two of the candidates who denied President Joe Biden’s victory in the state have announced plans to ...

Slippery slope

MARQUETTE — Rock climbing might be a new tool for conserving the public land that bolsters Michigan’s annual $20 billion tourism industry. The sport is gaining traction as outdoor enthusiasts look to experience nature differently, especially after indoor climbing gyms closed during the ...

Bomb threat at UPHS results in arrest

MARQUETTE — A 70-year-old Marquette man is in police custody after he allegedly made a bomb threat at UP Health System-Marquette hospital in the early hours of Friday morning. At approximately 3:40 a.m. UPHS-Marquette contacted the police reporting that an unknown male had contacted the ...

Masquerade ball to benefit narcotics chapter

MARQUETTE — A Holiday Masquerade Ball open to the campus and community will serve as a fundraiser for the new Marquette County chapter of Families Against Narcotics. Three Northern Michigan University students are hosting the event as a community service internship through the Student ...