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Marquette City Police respond to stabbing

MARQUETTE — At approximately 12:10 a.m. on Friday, the Marquette City Police Department responded to an assault complaint on the 500 block of High Street. Upon arrival, the responding officer learned that a stabbing had taken place. The victim was transported to UP Health System - ...

Powell Township Schools welcomes new superintendent, Michelle Gill

MARQUETTE — Powell Township Schools has acquired a new superintendent for the 2021-22 school year. The contract details for new superintendent Michelle Gill were approved at a special school board meeting on June 14. The contract commenced Thursday and will be reevaluated by the Powell ...

Mini Miss Modeltowner 2021

Kinsley Barnes, center, was crowned the inaugural Mini Miss Modeltowner in a pageant held at Gwinn High School Thursday night. Standing on her left is Miss Upper Peninsula Teen USA Abigail Rexford and on the right is Miss Upper Peninsula USA Kelsey Clark.Third runner-up is Mariah ...

Liberty: Lots of travelers expected on freer Fourth

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Americans enjoying newfound liberty are expected to travel and gather for cookouts, fireworks, concerts and beach outings over the Fourth of July weekend in numbers not seen since pre-pandemic days. Yet lingering restrictions, worker shortages and significant numbers of ...

NMU faculty, administration unable to agree on contract

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University faculty continues to work without a contract, its union announced on Thursday. The NMU American Association of University Professors union and the university’s administration were unable to come an agreement before the one-year contract expired at ...