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Lawsuit against BCMH, ex-CEO may muddy negotiations

January 4, 2015 By DAN ROBLEE Houghton Daily Mining Gazette L’ANSE — A former nurse’s wrongful termination suit filed against both Baraga County Memorial Hospital and former CEO Tim Zwickey could be one of the... more »»

Gwinn ranks high in quality report

January 3, 2015 MARQUETTE — Gwinn High School was one of two Upper Peninsula public high schools that received a high ranking in a 2014 report released by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, with the other being... more »»

Crowd braves frigid temps to ring in new year at annual ball drop

January 2, 2015 MARQUETTE — Thousands gathered at the intersection of Washington and Front streets Wednesday evening for the annual New year’s Eve ball drop. more »»

Verso, Newpage deal can proceed

January 2, 2015 ESCANABA — Verso Paper Corp. has reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice that will permit Verso to proceed with its acquisition of NewPage Holdings. more »»

2nd suspect in Ishpeming meth case arraigned

January 2, 2015 ISHPEMING — A second suspect has been arraigned in relation to an alleged methamphetamine lab in Ishpeming that sent two suspects and two Ishpeming police officers to the hospital on Dec. 21. more »»

Streets closed for ball drop

December 30, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette roadways near the intersection of Front and Washington streets will be closed Wednesday night for the city’s 26th annual New Year’s Eve ball drop. more »»

National paper delivery nixed

December 30, 2014 GREEN BAY — Starting Monday, Upper Peninsula residents will no longer be able to pick up their favorite national newspapers on a daily basis from local retailers. more »»

Winter temps return to U.P.

December 30, 2014 HOUGHTON —Except for a couple weeks in the middle of November, winter in much of the Upper Peninsula has been calmer than the same time last year, according to Don Rolfson. more »»

Fire damages Marquette garage

December 29, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Fire Department responded to a small structure fire Sunday afternoon that resulted in light damage to a garage on Hewitt Avenue. Firefighters were dispatched to 580 W. more »»

School board committee to meet

December 29, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Gwinn school board’s Building and Site Committee has scheduled a meeting this evening to discuss basic structural repairs to school buildings and costs. The meeting is at 6:30 p.. more »»

New Year’s Eve celebration set

December 29, 2014 ESCANABA — Escanaba will once again be celebrating the arrival of the new year with a fireworks display and a pasty drop on New Year’s Eve. more »»

Delta Animal Shelter set to open

December 29, 2014 ESCANABA — After months of planning and construction, the Delta Animal Shelter’s new building is expected to open for business in early January. more »»

Service center relocation forum set

December 26, 2014 MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette has scheduled a public meeting to discuss potential sites for the relocation of the city Municipal Service Center. The town hall meeting will be at 6 p.m. Jan. more »»

Township tree collection scheduled

December 26, 2014 MARQUETTE — Christmas tree collection for Marquette Township will be for one day only on Jan. 5. Natural trees for disposal must be placed curbside by 6 a.m. more »»

Dickinson board OKs 2015 budget

December 26, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — The Dickinson County Board of Commissioners recently adopted the 2015 county budget. The 2015 general fund budget totals slightly more than $9.3 million, an increase of 1. more »»

Calumet post has new number

December 24, 2014 CALUMET — The Michigan State Police Calumet Post has a new administrative telephone number for the public to use in Baraga County. more »»

Township holiday hours noted

December 23, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Hall office and community center will be closed Wednesday and Thursday for the Christmas holiday. The offices and center also will be closed Jan. more »»

Elegeert finishes on Delta board

December 22, 2014 ESCANABA — During his final meeting as a member of the Delta County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Commissioner Tom Elegeert was awarded a Michigan state seal and a proclamation from the Michigan... more »»

Jail staff idea to create more beds

December 22, 2014 MARQUETTE — In a Saturday Mining Journal article on the Marquette County Board reversing itself on county jail expansion votes in Saturday’s edition, mention was made of a new idea to create 20 jail... more »»

Peters’ assignments, goals announced

December 20, 2014 MARQUETTE — U.S. Sen.-elect Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Township, recently announced what his committee assignments will be when he heads to the Senate in Januar. more »»



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