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County OKs 2016 budget

October 21, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board voted unanimously Tuesday to approve its 2016 budget, which finalizes the decision to close the Marquette County Youth Home by April 1 of next year. more »»

State Senate leader calls for vote on ‘last, best’ deal on $1.2B road funding plan

October 21, 2015 LANSING — The leader of the Michigan Senate called late Tuesday for votes on a “last, best” $1. more »»

Congress proposes giveaways to auto, trucking industries

October 21, 2015 WASHINGTON — Despite record auto recalls and rising highway deaths, Congress is ignoring changes sought by safety advocates and proposing giveaways to the auto and trucking industries that the Obama... more »»

Homelessness in Michigan

October 20, 2015 LANSING — The coming winter and dropping temperatures are a great concern for people without a place to live. more »»

Erickson: NMU committed to innovation

October 20, 2015 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University is ramping up its commitment to innovation and community partnerships in response to enrollment challenges, President Fritz Erickson said during his... more »»

Triple murder case moves to Schoolcraft County Circuit Court

October 20, 2015 MANISTIQUE — Garry J.C. Cordell was bound over to Schoolcraft County Circuit Court Monday on charges relating to the deaths of three people last April. more »»

Hospital to host public forum

October 20, 2015 MARQUETTE — Company officials will host a public forum Wednesday to provide information related to construction of the new UP Health System-Marquette hospital complex. The forum will be at 7 p.m. more »»

Gov. Snyder: Michigan liable if Detroit schools not fixed

October 20, 2015 LANSING — Michigan should divert $70 million annually to Detroit’s school district over a decade to pay off an estimated $715 million in operating debt or else the state-run district could face... more »»

Reclaiming history

October 19, 2015 MARQUETTE — More than 100 years after it was formally dedicated and first occupied, the abandoned Holy Family Orphanage in Marquette is continuing its path of being redeveloped into an apartment... more »»

US House GOP leadership in disarray

October 19, 2015 WASHINGTON — House Republicans return to Washington this week to confront a nearly unprecedented leadership crisis, looming budget deadlines and a deeply uncertain future. more »»

Minnesota governor to tour Eagle Mine

October 19, 2015 ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. more »»

Health care penalty to rise significantly

October 19, 2015 WASHINGTON — The math is harsh: The federal penalty for having no health insurance is set to jump to $695, and the Obama administration is being urged to highlight that cold fact to help drive its... more »»

Group battling ‘dark store’ movement

October 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — In an effort to raise awareness of the potential impacts of the Michigan Tax Tribunal on Marquette County, an adhoc group of local officials and concerned citizens has been formed to... more »»

Oktoberfest draws families

October 18, 2015 At left, a family waits to board a horse-drawn buggy in downtown Negaunee during Oktoberfest on Saturday afternoon. more »»

Erosion woes continue at city’s Presque Isle Park

October 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — The parking lot area of Sunset Point at Marquette’s Presque Isle Park is shrinking a little due to ongoing erosion. more »»

NOAA: El Nino winter bears down on US

October 18, 2015 WASHINGTON — El Nino this winter will leave a big wet but not necessarily snowy footprint on much of the United States, including parched California, forecasters said Thursday. more »»

Supreme Court gun battle expected

October 18, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has so far resisted elaborating on two landmark decisions that established a nationwide right to defend one’s home with a gu. more »»

Programs help recover unclaimed funds

October 18, 2015 Wondering whether your state might be holding valuable assets belonging to you that you weren't even aware of? It's easy to get an answer and to make a claim. Every U.S. more »»

Connecting with the past

October 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — For archeologist, author and historian Jim Paquette, May 23, 1996, started out just like any other day. more »»

Plea agreement

October 17, 2015 MANISTIQUE — Murder and other charges were dropped Friday against one of two men charged in a triple homicide in Schoolcraft County as part of a plea agreement. more »»



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