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Egypt house speaker wants illegal currency dealers executed

August 10, 2016 CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s parliament speaker said in comments published Wednesday that he wished to see illegal foreign currency dealers executed, arguing that the nation was facing an “economic war” tha... more »»

Getting the RUNAROUND

August 9, 2016 Workers pour cement in the center of a section of the roundabout between Second and Third streets north of U.S. 41 in Ishpeming. The project, which consists of a large roundabout connecting U.S. more »»

Fatima statue arrives at cathedral

August 9, 2016 MARQUETTE — To non-Catholics, the statue displayed Monday at St. Peter Cathedral probably wouldn’t bring on overwhelming waves of emotion. To devout Catholics, though, it had great symbolism. more »»

Gwinn offers free meals for students

August 9, 2016 MARQUETTE — Gwinn Area Community Schools will offer free breakfast and lunch for all K-12 students starting this fall. more »»

City commission hires lobby firm

August 9, 2016 MARQUETTE — The lobbyist firm Karoub Associates of downstate Holt has been hired to represent the city of Marquette in a split 4-2 vote at the Marquette City Commission meeting Monday night. more »»

Marquette County Fair: fun for all ages

August 9, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Fair will be kicking off at noon Thursday and running through 5 p.m. Sunday. The daily operations of the fair will be from noon to 10 p.m. Thursday, from 10 a.m. more »»

Bug tussle

August 8, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources in Marquette is addressing those pesky looking “tent caterpillars,” as they have received many calls from concerned landowners. more »»

Should tourism support enviro protection?

August 8, 2016 LANSING — It’s too early to know if national and international attention on Flint’s municipal water crisis may tarnish the Great Lakes region’s image of pure water. more »»

Ishpeming council forms committee to address smoking in public parks

August 8, 2016 ISHPEMING — More information will have to be collected before the Ishpeming City Council will decide whether to implement a smoking ban in city parks. more »»

As US housing recovers, lowered incomes keep Detroit far behind

August 8, 2016 DETROIT — Ann and Oscar Mack had fallen behind on property taxes and knew they faced foreclosure on their home of 20 years. more »»

Shriners march on

August 7, 2016 A Shrine Parade was held Saturday morning in downtown Ishpeming, bringing the 2016 Midwest Shrine Association’s Summer Ceremonial to a close. more »»

Township eyes ORV ordinance

August 7, 2016 MARQUETTE — Off-road vehicles may soon be legally allowed to operate on essentially all roadways in Marquette Township, including the Trowbridge Park area, if a county-wide ordinance is amended at... more »»

Of wolves, deer, wildflowers and maples

August 7, 2016 LANSING — Grey wolves are good for wildflowers like the nodding trillium and the Canada mayflower in the Great Lakes region. They’re also good for young red maples and sugar maples. more »»

Ready to glow

August 7, 2016 ISHPEMING — The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Chamber of Commerce will be ready to glow in mid-August. more »»

Cratering: New polls signal very deep trouble for Trump

August 7, 2016 A raft of new national and battleground-state polls released Thursday found Donald Trump slipping well behind Hillary Clinton one week after the end of the Democratic convention, and as the... more »»

National Night Out

August 6, 2016 Top, Negaunee Township Police Department Captain George Saip helps Zeb Rudden, 8, of Ishpeming, use a fire hose at a National Night Out event at the Negaunee Township building Thursday night. more »»

Walking to fight against cancer

August 6, 2016 ISHPEMING — One man is willing to walk from one end of the Upper Peninsula to the other to raise funds for the fight against cance. more »»

Vernier pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud

August 6, 2016 MARQUETTE — An Ishpeming woman accused of attempting to execute a circular check kiting scheme totaling about $145 million pleaded guilty Friday in the U.S. more »»

MSHS to hold football games in Superior Dome

August 6, 2016 MARQUETTE — Marquette Senior High School will have a new athletic complex this fall — possibly in time for part of the football season, barring any further delays in the construction timeline. more »»

$5 million, legislation sought for Flint Promise scholarship

August 6, 2016 LANSING — Free-tuition programs in some disadvantaged Michigan communities are spurring an effort to also lend a hand to high school graduates in Flint, a city in desperate need of a lift due to its... more »»

 
 
 

 

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