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Cambensy, McBroom lead bipartisan plan for nurse support

LANSING — State Rep. Sara Cambensy, D-Marquette, and state Sen. Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan, are leading a bipartisan plan to support nurses and protect Michigan residents by “setting safe limits on the number of patients a nurse can be assigned, curbing forced (registered nurse) overtime and ...

Up to 50 new jobs expected at Dunham’s

MARQUETTE — Up to 50 new jobs are expected to be brought to the area now that Dunham’s Sports is coming to the Westwood Mall. The location was one reason for the return of the sporting goods store. “Dunham’s selected the Westwood Mall based on both the location and the size of ...

Whitmer: Please turn on lights to remember pandemic victims

LANSING (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is asking Michiganders to turn on the lights outside their homes for an hour to remember thousands of people who have died from COVID-19. The remembrance will occur from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, one year after the state first confirmed coronavirus ...

Dancing with our Stars postponed

MARQUETTE — U.P. Home Health & Hospice announced on Monday that this year’s Dancing with our Stars, Marquette Style event will be postponed to May 2022 due to COVID-19 restrictions. The postponement also was made at the request of the cast to put on the “best event possible,” ...

Supporting those who serve

MARQUETTE — Jennifer Huetter, executive director of Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care, received the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award on Friday afternoon in recognition of her “exemplary efforts to support citizen warriors through a wide range of ...

Man arrested on charges including assault with intent to murder

MARQUETTE — A Marquette man has been arrested on various felony charges stemming from a Feb. 28 incident at a Marquette residence. Officers with the Marquette Police Department were dispatched to a felonious assault complaint and home invasion along the 400 block of West Hewitt Street ...