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Man charged with throwing Molotov cocktail

MENOMINEE — A Menominee man has been charged with three counts of assault with intent to murder, terrororism and associated felonies after allegedly lobbing a Molotov cocktail at a residence and two individuals, according to Menominee County Prosecuting Attorney Jeffrey T. Rogg. Frank ...

Marquette Art Week on tap

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette presents 2024 Art Week, which runs from Monday to June 29.  This annual event brings together local artists, organizations and businesses for a week-long celebration of arts and culture. All events are free and family friendly. This year, the Art Week ...

Hot temps arrive

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services; Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy; Michigan Public Service Commission; and Michigan State Police advise Michigan residents to take precautions to keep themselves safe during forecasted high heat ...

Cause for sainthood takes steps forward

MARQUETTE — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voted on June 14 to support the opening of a cause to declare Adele Brise, a Belgian immigrant whose family settled in northern Wisconsin in 1855, a saint. Brise witnessed the first and only Church-approved Marian apparitions in the United ...

NMU board OKs tuition, new programs

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Board of Trustees has approved 2024-25 tuition and fee rates that support strategic goals of removing barriers to student access, investing in faculty/staff and infrastructure, and maintaining the university’s financial strength and ...

Nighttime paving on M-553 set for next week

MARQUETTE — Motorists should expect single-lane closures on M-553 between Division Street and U.S. 41 in Marquette for nighttime paving work beginning Monday. Beginning at 7 each evening, one lane will be open in each direction on M-553. The closures are expected to be lifted by 7 the ...