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McBroom sponsors bill about security transport officers

LANSING — Legislation that would enable communities to establish an alternative way of transporting individuals with severe mental illness for involuntary hospitalization was considered by a Senate committee on Thursday. The proposed bill is sponsored by State Sen. Ed McBroom, R-Waucedah ...

DEPLOYED TO THE CAPITOL

EDITOR’S NOTE: This feature, written by 8-18 Media Reporter Anja McBride, 16, is the first 8-18 Media article to run in The Mining Journal as part of an ongoing partnership between the two entities to highlight youth news reporting in Marquette County. MARQUETTE — Raffaele Masi, 22, ...

NMU plans virtual commencement for May 1

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will hold a virtual commencement at 10 a.m. May 1. Nearly 900 graduates will be honored at the ceremony, which will be broadcast via the internet and on WNMU-TV13. Bryan Terrell Clark, the Broadway star who played George Washington in ...

Whitmer visits Michigan National Guard members in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON D.C. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer traveled to Washington, D.C., Friday to visit members of the Michigan National Guard as they near the end of their deployment, according to a news release from Whitmer’s office. Michigan contributed 1,000 National Guard service members to assist ...

Shoe Sensations franchise to open this spring

MARQUETTE — A retail franchise called Shoe Sensation is coming to Marquette Township this spring. The store will be located in the plaza off of U.S. 41 that currently houses Pet Smart and Ulta Beauty, with Shoe Sensation to be located between the two retailers, offcials said. Company ...