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Obama pushes for tougher emmission standards for heavy trucks

June 20, 2015 By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday proposed tough new standards to improve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide pollution from trucks and vans, the... more »»

Great Lakes Rodeo weekend

June 20, 2015 Above, Grace Lundberg ends her horseman skill demonstration during Friday night's competition at the Great Lakes Rodeo at the Marquette County Fairgrounds in Sands. more »»

Study looks at impact of repealing Obamacare

June 20, 2015 By ANDREW TAYLOR and RICARDO ALONSO- ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON — Repealing President Barack Obama’s signature health care law would modestly increase the budget deficit, while the number... more »»

History, heritage found on Cliffs Shaft Mine tour

June 19, 2015 ISHPEMING — Ishpeming’s former Cliffs Shaft Mine, with its iconic concrete obelisk and T-shaped headframes, stands both as a physical and metaphorical symbol of the city’s rich mining history. more »»

Plea in armed robbery case entered

June 19, 2015 MARQUETTE — Nasir Kaseeb Jones, one of the three men accused of being involved in an armed robbery in Marquette, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Marquette County Circuit Court. more »»

M-94 crash injures father, son

June 19, 2015 CHATHAM — A father and son from Munising were sent to the hospital Thursday for injuries sustained during a two-vehicle accident involving a minivan and a semi tractor-trailer near Chatham. more »»

Marquette restroom facilities under construction

June 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — Construction of permanent restroom facilities at three Marquette parks is on schedule. more »»

NMU board hikes tuition, fees

June 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees voted this morning to increase tuition by the state cap of 3.2 percent. more »»

PWPL board discusses closures, higher millage rates

June 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — With a budget for next year projected to be nearly $21,000 in the hole, the Peter White Public Library Board of Trustees on Wednesday discussed several options to balance its budget,... more »»

PADDLE paradise in Marquette

June 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette has been named one of the top paddling towns in the country for canoeing and kayaking, according to an article in this month’s Canoe & Kayak Magazine. more »»

Ishpeming may boost pension fund

June 17, 2015 ISHPEMING — The city of Ishpeming will consider putting more money into its pension fund for current and future retirees starting next year. more »»

County board OKs Negaunee Township brownfield project

June 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a brownfield project for a Negaunee Township business looking to expand its operation on Midway Drive. Stone Reflections In. more »»

Murder suspect dies in custody

June 17, 2015 MANISTIQUE — A Manistique woman lodged in jail on five murder charges in connection with a triple homicide in Manistique earlier this year died at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Tuesday, according to... more »»

Government eyes cleaning oil from western Michigan lake

June 17, 2015 LAKETON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The government is looking into what it would take to clean up a western Michigan lake that has had oil seeping into it for more than two decades. more »»

Superheroes gather

June 16, 2015 The Peter White Public Library summer reading program kickoff party took place Saturday morning. more »»

Bressette named Marine Corps League’s Marine of the Year

June 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — Some could say Glen Bressette was destined for a life of military service — the 67-year-old veteran was born in the same hospital he now visits to help other veteran. more »»

Prevailing wage laws targeted

June 16, 2015 LANSING — Expanding their battle with organized labor, Republican lawmakers in the Midwest are moving to scrap labor laws that help unions win a healthy share of the jobs on public works projects an... more »»

Sundberg building to be torn down

June 16, 2015 NEGAUNEE — The Sundberg building in downtown Negaunee will be demolished, but its owner won’t be paying for the demolition — at least not at first. more »»

Damaged intersection to get repairs

June 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — Road repairs to the intersection of Hawley Street and Sugar Loaf Avenue in Marquette will likely begin at the end of this month. more »»

Patriotism on review

June 15, 2015 Photos from Sunday’s Flag Day ceremony hosted by the Negaunee Elks Lodge 1116 in Negaunee. Click on photos for details. more »»

 
 
 

 

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