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Cliffs closes second facility

November 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — Cliffs Natural Resources is temporarily shutting down a second facility, Northshore Mining, in northeastern Minnesota. more »»

Ishpeming employees get raises

November 18, 2015 ISHPEMING — Several city of Ishpeming employees will be receiving raises. more »»

Municipalities cope with insurance pinch

November 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — Consumers Mutual, which provides health insurance to hundreds of current and former municipal employees in Marquette County, is closing at the end of the year, leaving officials with a... more »»

Learning to serve

November 17, 2015 ISHPEMING — American activist for children’s rights Marian Wright Edelman once wrote, “Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it. more »»

Experts: States lack authority to block refugees

November 17, 2015 DETROIT — Governors across the U.S. more »»

Fundraising underway for construction of hospice house

November 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — Fundraising efforts are underway to gather the $2.5 million needed for construction of the county’s first hospice house. more »»

Democrats plan multi-year strategy to recapture seats

November 17, 2015 WASHINGTON — Democrats need to map out a multi-year election strategy to maintain the White House, recapture seats in Congress and in state legislatures and rebuild their bench of candidates,... more »»

Shiras photo collection heading to Paris museum

November 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum has loaned several prints by renowned wildlife photographer George Shiras III to the Museum of Hunting and Nature in Paris. more »»

Deer opener better than in 2014

November 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — Sunday’s opening day of the firearm deer hunting season was improved over last year in some areas of the Upper Peninsula, based on reports from deer check stations, according to the... more »»

City’s cemetery locator website wins award

November 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette has been selected as a winner in the City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge for its work on a website that will make it easier to locate graves in Marquette’s histori... more »»

Homeless backpack effort takes off

November 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — Relatively balmy November temperatures aside, it’s bound to get cold soon in Marquette. For people who have homes, heating bills will rise, but they still have roofs over their head. more »»

Room at the Inn: At your service

November 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — As temperatures begin to drop and the cold sets in, the small army of volunteers at Room at the Inn is working hard to provide a safe and warm shelter for the area’s homeless. more »»

Big timber merger

November 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — It’s unclear how the merger of two Washington-based timber industry giants, one of which owns hundreds of thousands of acres in the Upper Peninsula, will impact operations locally. more »»

Weekend weather nice for beach stroll

November 15, 2015 Pleasant late fall weather made for good rockhounding along the Lake Superior beach near McCarty’s Cove in Marquette Saturday afternoon. more »»

Tree of Life

November 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Tree of Life project to raise money for breast cancer research is ready to move to the next step. more »»

Firearm deer hunters ready to hit the woods

November 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Firearm deer hunters in the Upper Peninsula will find a much different opening day of the season Sunday compared to the 2014 opener. more »»

Weber named judge for 96th District Court

November 14, 2015 LANSING — Karl Weber of Marquette has been appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder as judge in 96th District Court in Marquette County. more »»

NMU mental health policy questioned

November 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Students supporting the “I Care Project” at Northern Michigan University will write “I care” on their wrists Wednesday to stand in solidarity with students threatened with disciplinary... more »»



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