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Ishpeming to pursue DNR acquatic grant

March 12, 2014 ISHPEMING — The city of Ishpeming will apply for a state aquatic habitat grant that could provide up to $1 million in funds to help clean up Lake Bancroft. more »»

Arsenault won’t run for new term on county board

March 12, 2014 MARQUETTE — Long-time Marquette County Board member Paul Arsenault announced Tuesday he won’t run for re-election. Arsenault, 57, of Ishpeming Township has served on the county board since 1988. more »»

Today in print

March 12, 2014 Articles in today’s printed edition of The Mining Journal include: - More Michigan residents sign up for health care plans - ‘Buck Wilder’ author gives autographs - Dog wakes up Rhode Island owne... more »»

Union up in arms over board moves, coverage

March 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — At times contentious but always emotional, more than two hours of public comment on contract negotiations was heard during the Marquette school board’s meeting Monday. more »»

Ishpeming man arraigned for fundraising felony

March 11, 2014 ISHPEMING — An Ishpeming man has been arraigned on a felony charge, suspected of misrepresenting his efforts to raise money for a local charity in November 201. more »»

Today in print

March 11, 2014 Articles in today’s printed edition of The Mining Journal include: - Offer to buy Negaunee cable system on table - Study: Grass carp pose dangers for Great Lakes - Munger named county police... more »»

Rite of Election held Sunday

March 10, 2014 Bishop John Doerfler, center, of the Diocese of Marquette presides Sunday over the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette. more »»

Hawk watch ready

March 10, 2014 COPPER HARBOR — After a record-setting survey last year, hawk watchers in the Keweenaw Peninsula are eager to get started with this season’s three-month tally, which begins Saturday at the summit of... more »»

Also in print

March 10, 2014 Articles in today’s printed edition of The Mining Journal include: - Uninsured rate drops - Ice breaking on Lake Superior set to start - Picketing teachers plan to pack school board meeting For... more »»

Build U.P.

March 9, 2014 MARQUETTE — Anyone interested in having a log cabin built or installing new windows can get plenty of good ideas at the 40th Annual U.P. Builders Show, which runs through 4 p.m. more »»

Birds of a feather...

March 9, 2014 MARQUETTE — Snowbirds of a Yooper feather flock together: To Lake Havasu City, Ariz. That community in Arizona can sometimes seem to be the Upper Peninsula Southwest. OK, way Southwest. more »»

Weight limits back on roads

March 9, 2014 MARQUETTE — The County Road Association of Michigan announced seasonal weight restrictions are now in effect until May. more »»

Cougar killed to protect father?

March 9, 2014 DETROIT — A man who pleaded guilty to killing a cougar in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in December said he was defending his father, but state wildlife officials said Friday the animal posed no... more »»

Almost done

March 8, 2014 MARQUETTE — Work on the new Jamrich Hall on the campus of Northern Michigan University is moving right along, with 75 percent of it complete. more »»

Snow more please!

March 8, 2014 Marquette residents are starting to show their displeasure in trudging through one of the worst winters on recent record. This sign in a local yard offers free snow to those willing to haul it away. more »»

Ish. facade grant amended

March 8, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to amend the amount of a grant application for an Ishpeming building facade improvement program, after two of the owners withdrew... more »»

DNR seeks ORV safety instructors

March 8, 2014 MUNISING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is recruiting off-road vehicle safety education instructors for academies to be offered this year, including one in June in Wetmore in Alger... more »»

Clean machine

March 8, 2014 HOUGHTON — By early Thursday afternoon, only one of seven electric snowmobiles entered in the zero emissions division of the Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge had made it... more »»

6 feet deep

March 7, 2014 MARQUETTE — The prolonged frigid temperatures are taking their toll on Marquette residential water service lines. more »»

Marquette teachers walk the line

March 7, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette teachers took to the streets this morning, hoping to raise awareness among the community at large over their lack of a current contract. more »»

 
 

 

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