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MPSC may decide UPPCO rate hike

September 8, 2016 MARQUETTE — Nearly 3,000 people have signed an online petition opposing the Upper Peninsula Power Company’s request to raise its electric rates, which may be decided today by the Michigan Public... more »»

Township looks to address officer flap

September 8, 2016 ISHPEMING — Ishpeming Township officials are reaching out to Officer Robert O’Connor since he submitted his resignation earlier this week. more »»

City commission to discuss marina renovations

September 8, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission will hold a work session today from 5:15-7:15 p.m. to discuss funding renovations of the city’s marina. more »»

Negaunee to consider a request to increase taxes by six-hundredths of a mill

September 8, 2016 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council will hold a public hearing on a proposed 0.0594 mill property tax increase at its regular meeting today. The meeting is scheduled at 7 p.m. more »»

Apple is betting big on a wireless world

September 8, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple wants to push consumers further into a wireless world. more »»


September 7, 2016 ISHPEMING — In November, Upper Peninsula residents will mark a solemn day in Michigan history — 90 years since the Barnes-Hecker mining disaster of 1926 took the lives of 51 men who worked there. more »»

Township’s water project progresses

September 7, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board on Tuesday approved a contract with U.P. Engineers & Architects Inc. for professional services related to proposed improvements to the township’s water system. more »»

Ishpeming to consider contract for library renovations

September 7, 2016 ISHPEMING — Work to restore the entrance of the Carnegie Public Library in Ishpeming to its original appearance could begin as early as next wee. more »»

Princess parade set for Saturday

September 7, 2016 MARQUETTE — Amarah Filizetti wore her princess costume everywhere. She wore it to the grocery store, while playing outside and even to the pool. more »»

A United Effort

September 6, 2016 Local union groups and their families and members of the community walk through downtown Ishpeming during the 27th annual Labor Day parade Monday morning. Click on photos for further details. more »»

Labor Day bridge walks held all over Michigan

September 6, 2016 ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) — Wearing shorts, cap and a blue pullover, Gov. more »»

Teen injured in Negaunee crash

September 6, 2016 NEGAUNEE — One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident this morning on the corner of U.S. 41 and Baldwin Avenue, according to the Negaunee City Police Department. more »»

Crews continue search for boater

September 6, 2016 ESCANABA — The search was to continue today for a boater who went missing Saturday after entering the waters of Little Bay de Noc. more »»

In recovery, many poor schools left behind

September 6, 2016 EDITOR’S NOTE — This is part of Divided America, AP’s ongoing exploration of the economic, social and political divisions in American society. WAUKEGAN, Ill. more »»

Honoring our veterans

September 5, 2016 MARQUETTE — Scott Knauf and his crew of dedicated volunteers is less than three weeks away from helping Upper Peninsula Honor Flight Mission XI take flight. more »»


September 5, 2016 LANSING — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature returns for voting this week after a three-month summer break, with plans for an abbreviated calendar before the crucial November election determine... more »»

Michigan State professor to put sensors on Mackinac Bridge

September 5, 2016 EAST LANSING (AP) — A Michigan State University engineering professor plans to place sensors on the Mackinac Bridge later this month to monitor stress on the aging structure. more »»

Suicide Prevention recognized in September

September 5, 2016 MARQUETTE — Lynn Johnson, supervisor of crisis services at Pathways, said that a number of schools are now part of an initiative in Mental Health First Aid training, learning how to support a... more »»

Labor Day Festival set for Monday in Ishpeming

September 4, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Alger Community Labor Council and U.P. Regional Labor Federation on Monday will host the 27th annual Labor Day Festival in Ishpeming. more »»



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