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Investiture planned for NMU president

February 4, 2015 MARQUETTE — The investiture of Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson will provide an opportunity to celebrate as a community and welcome a new era under new leadership, according to... more »»

Mini-van burns on Marquette street

February 2, 2015 Marquette City Fire Department personnel are shown responding to a vehicle fire Sunday afternoon on Third Street. A report of the 1999 Plymouth mini-van on fire came in at 4:38 p.m. more »»

U.P. mine project gets funding

February 2, 2015 MENOMINEE (AP) — A company that plans to develop a gold and zinc mine in Menominee County said it has secured financing to continue the process of obtaining permits. Aquila Resources In. more »»

County to consider paying state fines

February 2, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board on Tuesday is expected to consider payment of nearly $14,000 in fines, a reduced amount, for inspection violations logged last year by state officials. more »»

Tax Tribunal issue on board agenda

February 2, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board on Tuesday is scheduled to discuss Michigan Tax Tribunal/big box store issue. The board meets at 7 p.m. at the community cente. more »»

Regional briefing

February 1, 2015 MDOC taking back academies ESCANABA — Following a decision of the Michigan Department of Corrections to bring its corrections academies back to a state-run model, community colleges in the state —... more »»

Local briefing

January 31, 2015 Ice unstable near Grand Island MUNISING — Alger County Sheriff Robert Hughes is warning the public of unsafe ice conditions over the channels of Lake Superior surrounding Grand Island, northwest of... more »»

Regional briefing

January 31, 2015 Wolf depredation costs increase ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Now that wolves are back on the endangered list in Minnesota, Gov. more »»

Ishpeming hosts monthly special refuge collection

January 30, 2015 ISHPEMING — The City of Ishpeming will host its monthly special refuse collection at the city’s compost and metal collection site this Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. more »»

Stormy conditions force closure of M-28; highway is reopened today

January 30, 2015 MARQUETTE — Michigan State Police from the post in Negaunee said a section of M-28 between Marquette and Munising was reopened at 5 a.m. today as stormy conditions had improved. more »»

Meth lab arrests made in Harvey

January 30, 2015 HARVEY — Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team members arrested two suspects Tuesday after methamphetamine components were found at the Marquette Motor Lodge in Harvey. more »»

‘Nunsense’ encore at WWHS

January 30, 2015 ISHPEMING — Westwood High School’s Voices in Motion will present encore performances of “Nunsense the Mega-Musical” at the WHS auditorium at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Feb. 6. more »»

LDFA to discuss SmartZone

January 30, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette’s Local Development Finance Authority will hold a special meeting next week to discuss and possibly appoint members to the board it is creating to govern the city’s Satellite... more »»

Stabenow pushes to keep postal facilities open

January 28, 2015 WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow has introduced an amendment that would stop the U.. more »»

1 killed, 1 injured in snowmobile accidents

January 27, 2015 SAULT STE. MARIE — The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office investigated two personal injury snowmobile accidents Saturday, including one that resulted in the death of a 27-year-old downstate man. more »»

City, NMU eye partnership on new service center

January 27, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on monday considered a possible partnership with Northern Michigan University during discussion of potential sites for a new Municipal Service Center. more »»

Counterfeit bills reported in area

January 27, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Police Department is investigating reports of counterfeit money being used in the Marquette area. more »»

Mining focus of OAUP’s meeting

January 27, 2015 MARQUETTE — The future of mining in the Upper Peninsula will be the main topic at the annual meeting of Operation Action U.P. set for Wednesday at Northern Michigan Universit. more »»

Wisc. man arrested after chase

January 26, 2015 THOMPSON TOWNSHIP — A Wisconsin man was arrested for drunken driving and fleeing from police following a high-speed chase that ended in a rollover accident in Schoolcraft County Thursday night,... more »»

Negaunee receives final freeze-up funds

January 23, 2015 NEGAUNEE — The city of Negaunee has now received all of the state and federal aid it was expecting for costs incurred during last winter’s deep freeze. more »»



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