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Senchuk gardening inventions may take root

September 6, 2015 Regrettable as it might be, the Baby Boomer generation is growing older, and that, for a lot of people, means giving up hobbies and other activities that require physical capabilit. more »»

Importance of buying locally can’t be overestimated

September 5, 2015 The importance of shopping locally was underscored this week by a gathering of Marquette business owners and community leaders. more »»

Annual report reveals troubling marijuana trend

September 4, 2015 A bit of troubling news passed almost unnoticed earlier this week in the form of a report that found a good number of college students have replaced tobacco with marijuana, falsely believing it less... more »»

Leadership poor

September 4, 2015 To the Journal editor: When we told Gov. Rick Snyder and his (associates) in Lansing no to their convoluted tax scheme by over 80 percent, how did they respond? First of all, the only reason Gov. more »»

Planners made correct decision on pub request

September 3, 2015 When residential and commercial neighborhoods merge in a town there are always a few conflicts, that’s why zoning districts are establishe. more »»

Gift to NHS will support education, high tech

September 2, 2015 Let us join with Negaunee Public Schools officials, and indeed the entire city of Negaunee, in thanking a long-ago school district graduate for a most generous gift. more »»

Developing support program addresses community need

September 1, 2015 A program currently in the developmental stages that’s starting to get positive local notice is called the Superior Child Advocacy Center. more »»

Harbor Fest does well, community helping itself

August 31, 2015 Although a wide variety of smaller gatherings are held there and elsewhere in the area, the city of Marquette’s Mattson Lower Harbor Park plays host to a trio of big ticket community events each... more »»

Increase in gas prices in area were step ahead of U.P.

August 30, 2015 O ur area just went through quite a roller coaster ride related to gas prices. more »»

President Obama’s very bad year just keeps getting worse

August 29, 2015 There’s no candy coating the truth: Obamacare has had a very terrible, horrible, crappy, none-too-happy yea. more »»

Third Street road changes will be of great benefit

August 29, 2015 Biking on Third Street was recently made a little easier with the addition of a new bicycle lane and sharrow markings, but we feel it important to remind community members to be safe when using the... more »»

Weekend events to provide much entertainment

August 28, 2015 Music lovers should be in heaven this weekend and next weekend with three big events on the local schedule. more »»

Pool repairs at MSHS a necessary expenditure

August 27, 2015 Despite a rather substantial price tag, replacing the dehumidification system at the Marquette Senior High School pool is a wise move. more »»

Increased student numbers at MAPS positive news

August 26, 2015 Word this week that student numbers have edged up a bit at the Marquette Area Public Schools must be considered good news, even though the increase was modest. more »»

Lee Guizzetti was passionate advocate

August 25, 2015 The area said good-bye to one of its true community leaders Saturday when Lee Guizzetti died. Guizzetti was 69. more »»

Support local businesses in back- to-school shopping

August 24, 2015 Whether it’s leggings, jeans, T-shirts or hoodies, clothing is flying off the racks here and elsewhere as parents prepare their student-children for the new school year. more »»

US Coast Guard station plays important role

August 23, 2015 Although it almost certainly wasn’t needed, residents of the greater Marquette area and visitors alike were reminded last week just what an important role the U.S. Coast Guard station plays her. more »»

City budget process drawing little attention, as usual

August 22, 2015 Fiscal years, allocations, state revenue sharing, expenditures, enterprise funds and millions of dollars are enough to make a person’s head spin, but that’s all part of the municipal budgeting... more »»

Mather Inn project will benefit west end

August 21, 2015 Wonderful news was announced this week: the historic Mather Inn in Ishpeming will continue the process of revival, with more than a half million dollars in grants awarded to Marquette County to... more »»

Mine pit rock will highlight region’s contributions

August 20, 2015 The importance of the mining industry to the central Upper Peninsula is well known to most resident. more »»



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