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Alger County retail promotion produces outstanding results

December 16, 2015 A retail promotion started four years ago in Alger County that pairs the county’s chamber of commerce with the Munising Downtown Development Authority has quietly become a success. more »»

Coast Guard gives good safety advice when on ice

December 15, 2015 Very often, it seems, government agencies dispense information, advice and recommendations to the general public that most either forget or ignore. We hope that wasn’t the case Monday, when U.S. more »»

Lakestate Industries quietly doing good work for disabled

December 14, 2015 We like what Lakestate Industries has done with a building situated along M-28 over the past year or so. more »»

Journal series on drug addiction seeks to educate and inspire

December 13, 2015 Some have called it a tsunami. They say no one is immune. One thing is clear: drug addiction is a national epidemic and unfortunately, it is right here in Marquette County, too. more »»

Many residents, organizations pitch in to support the Cheer Club, area needy

December 13, 2015 It’s that time of year again when I appeal to area residents to help us spread the Christmas spirit through the Mining Journal Cheer Club. more »»

Christensen‘s steady hand, leadership will be missed at PWPL

December 12, 2015 The Peter White Public Library on Friday said goodbye to one of its long-time employees as Pam Christensen celebrated her last days as director of the library with a farewell reception. more »»

Hickey’s Bar event for Salvation Army continues on

December 11, 2015 Landmark Ishpeming establishment Hickey’s Bar may have been reduced to a pile of rubble by a devastating fire in 2013, but a kind event started by Hickey’s owner Brian Polkinghorne and the bar’s... more »»

Latest orphanage redevelopment plan looks promising

December 10, 2015 Over the years we’ve watched as many proposals to resurrect the former Holy Family Orphanage into a functioning facility have surfaced, only to quickly fall by the wayside. more »»

Marquette-area trust fund projects will benefit many

December 9, 2015 A pair of Marquette-area projects are among a handful in the Upper Peninsula recommended to receive money from the State Natural Resources Trust Fund. more »»

Holiday activities set for tonight in Marquette Township

December 8, 2015 If it already hasn’t got you, the Christmas spirit can be caught tonight in Marquette Township in the parking lot of the Westwood Mall. more »»

Pearl Harbor attack 74 years ago should never be forgotten

December 7, 2015 With each passing year, it seems, it gets harder and harder to find people who remember the significance of Dec. 7, 194. more »»

Rieboldt a great choice to be new Marquette chief

December 5, 2015 Marquette City Police Department Capt. Blake Rieboldt is the city’s new chief of police and harbor master. Rieboldt succeeds Mike Angeli, who took over as city manager after Bill Vajda resigned. more »»

Child’s birthday wish benefits 2015 Cheer Club

December 4, 2015 At a time when depressing, soul-crushing news seems to be coming in from all sides, we all need a story to remind us of the good in the world. more »»

Annual parade, tree lighting a true community event

December 3, 2015 As we move into December and prepare for the upcoming holidays, communities across the area are helping to put residents into the festive mood. more »»

Hi-tech initiative at MAPS a positive step in right direction

December 2, 2015 Hats off to the Marquette Area Public Schools for finding the money in its budget to equip every student with a laptop computer, starting next fall. more »»

Giving Tuesday a time to support local charities

December 1, 2015 Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday. This day is designated to encourage donations to local charities. more »»

Hematites, Olson continue dominance of Division 7 play

November 30, 2015 Excellence in high school sports is not something that's easily achieved, especially if that excellence is stretched over a number of years and encompasses different players and abilities. more »»

New BLP solar project seems like positive community initiative

November 29, 2015 Though it’s still early in the process, the Marquette Board of Light and Power is planning a community solar project, which, at this point, seems like a pretty good ide. more »»

Christmas Cheer Club launches into 37th annual effort

November 28, 2015 It’s that time of year again, when area residents reach into their wallets, purses and hearts to help other residents who are in need during the holidays. more »»

 
 
 

 

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