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Township selects contractors for 2016 projects

June 12, 2016 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board recently chose low bidder Bacco Construction Company of Iron Mountain to complete the 2016 portion of its Local Roads... more »»

Pictured Rocks Days offers fun activities for the weekend

June 12, 2016 In photo above, a large crowd gathers to board a Pictured Rocks Cruises boat for a cruise out of Munising Bay Saturday during Pictured Rocks Days. more »»

Township to study U.S. 41 corridor

June 11, 2016 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board this week selected a firm to study various aesthetic and pedestrian accessibility components along the U.S. more »»

Prison food inspections

June 11, 2016 LANSING — State Rep. John Kivela, D-Marquette, said Friday his bill requiring prison kitchens to be inspected was voted out of the House Committee on Oversight and Ethics this week. more »»

Relay for Life underway

June 11, 2016 In photo above, participants walk around Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming Friday afternoon at the start of this year's Relay For Life. more »»

Grayling reintroduction eyed

June 11, 2016 GAYLORD — The state is going to make another attempt to reintroduce Arctic grayling into Michigan waters. more »»

Elderly Ishpeming man shot by deputy dies

June 10, 2016 ISHPEMING — The elderly male who was shot by a Marquette County Sheriff’s Office deputy after allegedly threatening them with a shotgun Thursday morning has died as the result of his injuries. more »»

Senate votes to compensate exonerated inmates

June 10, 2016 By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING — Exonerated inmates would be paid $50,000 for each year of their wrongful incarceration, along with attorney fees, under legislation approved unanimously... more »»

More Grand Island campsites to be made available

June 10, 2016 GRAND ISLAND — With the popularity of camping increasing on Grand Island National Recreation Area, the U.S. more »»

Attempt to recall Michigan attorney general OK’d by state canvassers board

June 10, 2016 LANSING (AP) — A longshot bid to recall Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette from office for his handling of Flint’s water crisis has gotten the go-ahead. more »»

Federal appeals court voids $30M settlement in class-action Blue Cross case

June 10, 2016 DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court has voided a $30 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan involving price-fixing allegations. more »»

Volunteers erect new playground at Van Riper State Park

June 10, 2016 CHAMPION — Roughly 60 volunteers, most who serve in the Michigan National Guard working on their own time, labored recently to erect a new playground on the beach at Van Riper State Park in Marquett... more »»

Officials: White House approves expanded Afghanistan airstrikes

June 10, 2016 WASHINGTON — After months of debate, the White House has approved plans to expand the military’s authority to conduct airstrikes against the Taliban when necessary as the violence in Afghanistan... more »»


June 9, 2016 Demolition of the Marquette Municipal Service Center, located at 850 W. Baraga Ave., was underway Tuesday morning. more »»

Ishpeming man shot by deputy

June 9, 2016 ISHPEMING — An elderly male in Ishpeming Township was shot this morning after allegedly threatening a Marquette County Sheriff’s Office deputy with a gun, according to Marquette County Sheriff Mike... more »»

UPDATE: Ishpeming man shot by deputy dies

June 9, 2016 ISHPEMING — The elderly male who was shot by a Marquette County Sheriff’s Office deputy after allegedly threatening them with a shotgun this morning has died as the result of his injurie. more »»

Women’s Center expands to K.I. Sawyer, Ishpeming; support group started

June 9, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Women’s Center is expanding its service locations and programming to meet the needs of local communities, according to a news releas. more »»

Tax bill OK’d in House

June 9, 2016 MARQUETTE — In a landslide vote Wednesday, the Michigan House approved House Bill 5578, which is aimed at closing a loophole that has allowed commercial retailers to significantly slash their... more »»

Ishpeming City Council divided

June 9, 2016 Ishpeming — The Ishpeming City Council voted Wednesday to remove from its agenda a letter requesting City Manager Mark Slown’s resignation. more »»

Negaunee may close compost site

June 9, 2016 NEGAUNEE — City residents in Negaunee may have to find an alternative to using the existing compost site. more »»



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