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Construction underway at old orphanage

July 23, 2016 MARQUETTE — Construction has begun at the former Holy Family Orphanage, a transformation redevelopers and citizens alike are hoping will bring the blighted national landmark back to its original... more »»

Deadline approaches for two open seats on MAPS board

July 23, 2016 MARQUETTE — The deadline to run for two open six-year seats on the Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education is 4 p.m. Tuesday. more »»

Cleanup continues

July 22, 2016 MARQUETTE — About 1,700 customers remain without power this morning over an area covering Ontonagon, Houghton, Keweenaw and Baraga counties, with crews working to restore power to most if not all by... more »»

Cheers erupt as Trump accepts nomination

July 22, 2016 CLEVELAND — Cheers erupted and music blared as balloons and confetti fell from the ceiling in celebration of Donald Trump accepting the Republican nomination for presidency Thursday. more »»

Judge blocks ban

July 22, 2016 DETROIT — A judge on Thursday blocked Michigan’s new ban on straight-party voting, saying it strikes at the rights of blacks who tend to vote for Democrats with a single mark on the ballot. U.S. more »»

Couple travels around North America on bicycles

July 22, 2016 MARQUETTE — Chris Fieldsend and Ties Benguedda, of London, England, made a pit stop in Marquette during their 12,000-mile cycling journey around North Americ. more »»

Vintage rides

July 21, 2016 The Old Car Pasty Club, an unofficial group comprised of friends who share a passion for classic cars, stopped by the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans Wednesday afternoon for a visit. more »»

Storms leave wind damage, power outages

July 21, 2016 MARQUETTE — A complex of severe thunderstorms moved through the western Upper Peninsula early this morning, leaving severe wind damage and power outages in its wake, but weakening by around 9 a.. more »»

Millennials discussed at RNC symposium

July 21, 2016 Editor’s note: Youth reporters from 8-18 Media in Marquette are at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, this week. They will be contributing stories to The Mining Journal all we. more »»

Township acquires drone for planning, emergency response

July 21, 2016 MARQUETTE — Marquette Township recently purchased a drone it plans to use on multiple fronts, including improving planning and development initiatives as well as emergency response and search and... more »»

UAW protests alleged unfair employee treatment

July 21, 2016 MARQUETTE — Members of the United Auto Workers Local 6000 protested outside Marquette County’s Michigan Department of Health and Human Services facility along Baraga Avenue in Marquette Wednesday... more »»

Judge rules in favor of DNR in feral swine case

July 21, 2016 MARQUETTE — A Marquette County Circuit Court ruling Wednesday upholds Michigan’s invasive species order, which prohibits individuals from possessing Russian boar within the state. more »»

Testimony heard in fatal stabbing case

July 20, 2016 MARQUETTE — Witnesses called to the stand Tuesday during the preliminary examination of murder suspect Derek Blemke offered chilling details of the fatal stabbing that claimed the life of 21-year-ol... more »»

‘Doing it right the first time’

July 20, 2016 K.I. SAWYER — Robert “Bob” Shimanek grew up tinkering with equipment on his grandparents’ farm in Kewaunee, Wisconsin. more »»

County board holds second smoking ordinance hearing

July 20, 2016 MARQUETTE — Members of the public spoke out at the Marquette County Board meeting Tuesday in regard to recently proposed changes to the county’s smoking ordinanc. more »»

Kasich reflects on visit to Michigan

July 20, 2016 Editor’s note: Youth reporters from 8-18 Media in Marquette are at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, this week. They will be contributing stories to The Mining Journal all we. more »»

Tornado is still inconclusive; hot, humid weather ahead in forecast

July 19, 2016 NEGAUNEE — Tornado or straight-line winds? The National Weather Service still isn’t sure but continues to investigate. more »»

Two Ishpeming men killed in plane crash

July 19, 2016 ELY TOWNSHIP — Two Ishpeming men were killed Monday night in a plane crash in Ely Township southwest of Ishpeming, according to the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post. more »»

Possible cougar sighting in Ishpeming Township

July 19, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is investigating a possible cougar sighting in the Ishpeming Township area. more »»

Chris Christie urges delegates to unite around Trump

July 19, 2016 Editor’s note: Youth reporters from 8-18 Media in Marquette are at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, this week. They will be contributing stories to The Mining Journal all we. more »»

 
 
 

 

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