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Police unsure of identity of body found in Lake Superior

May 24, 2016 MUNISING — A positive identification of the body found in Lake Superior near Grand Island last week has not been made yet, although a search warrant has been executed at a residence in the Lansing... more »»

Unusual statue of Jesus Christ unveiled

May 24, 2016 A bronze statue depicting Jesus as a homeless man is unveiled during the dedication ceremony of Sacred Art “Whatsoever You Do” by sculptor Timothy Schmalz in front of Trinity Lutheran Church in... more »»

Proposal would increase juror pay rates

May 23, 2016 LANSING — Michigan jurors would soon receive their first pay increase since 2003 if a bill on compensation passes, a member of the House said. State Re. more »»

Local World Cup luge event canceled

May 23, 2016 NEGAUNEE — The 2017 World Cup natural luge competition scheduled for Lucy Hill in Negaunee has been canceled, according to a press release from the Upper Peninsula Luge Club. more »»

Fire razes Marquette Township residence

May 23, 2016 MARQUETTE — Fire razed a private residence located in a wooded area off South Vandenboom Road in Marquette Township Monday afternoon, the flames driven by gusting winds and aided by tinder-dry... more »»

Firm named for BLP’s electrical building work

May 23, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Light and Power on Tuesday awarded a roughly $376,500 contract to CR Meyer for supply and delivery of a pre-engineered electrical control building for the Marquett... more »»

Reliving Michigamme

May 23, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a summer-long series which will appear on Mondays detailing the wide array of museums that are located in Superiorland. more »»

Feeding America West Michigan set to distribute food

May 23, 2016 NEGAUNEE — Thanks in part to a Negaunee High School alumnus, Feeding America West Michigan will be distributing 2,000 pounds of food to the needy at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Negaunee High Schoo. more »»

Senators want higher liability for Great Lakes oil spills

May 23, 2016 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s U.. more »»

MAHS students learn many skills building disc golf course

May 22, 2016 MARQUETTE — A new disc golf course in Marquette Township being built by students at Marquette Alternative High School is nearing completion. more »»

Farmers market opens

May 22, 2016 Ellen Moore, left, of Marquette buys coral bells from Treasa Sowa of Treasa’s Treasures, a vendor at the Marquette Farmers Market that opened for the season Saturday. more »»

Overdose antidote

May 22, 2016 By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — In response to the drug problem in Marquette County, a new lifesaving device has been added to the Chocolay Township Police Department’s first-aid... more »»

Bike fixing station installed at Marquette Commons

May 22, 2016 MARQUETTE — A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Friday morning for the installation of Marquette County’s first bicycle fixing station at the Marquette Commons. more »»

Event honors U.P. peace officers, active and fallen

May 21, 2016 MARQUETTE — “Thomas J. Thornton, Marquette City Police Department, end of watch, August 24, 1924. ... Earl F. DeMarse, Michigan Department of Corrections, end of watch, Sept. 25, 1973. ... Paul B. more »»

Heroin ring busted

May 21, 2016 By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — A federal drug case resulting in prison for five individuals is indicative of a much larger opioid problem in Michigan and the Upper Peninsula,... more »»

Church helps city plant trees to celebrate Arbor Day

May 21, 2016 By CHRISTIE BLECK Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette’s tree population increased by 30 on Friday when members of Redeemer Lutheran Church helped plant trees as part of the annua... more »»

Man outside White House with a gun shot by Secret Service officer

May 21, 2016 By BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press WASHINGTON — A U.S. more »»


May 20, 2016 MARQUETTE — As Marquette Township prepares for the second year of its Local Roads Rehabilitation Project, work that was delayed because of poor weather during last year’s portion began earlier this... more »»

Firing state employees would be easier under new bills

May 20, 2016 LANSING — Republican House Speaker Kevin Cotter announced a plan Thursday that would grant more authority for government officials to fire state employees, saying the change is needed to rid state... more »»

KBIC makes trust acquisition request for gas station

May 20, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has applied to the federal government to have its Ojibwa Express gas station and convenience store along U.S. 41 in Marquette Township taken into trust. more »»



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