The Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usThu, 24 Apr 2014 01:32:09 EDTThu, 24 Apr 2014 01:32:09 EDT wildfire season off to 'snow' start - As warmer weather slowly begins to reach the Upper Peninsula, Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials are reminding the public about steps to take to reduce wildfire danger.Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTNMU picks president - When Northern Michigan University presidential candidate finalist Fritz Erickson woke up Tuesday morning, he had a plan.Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTAlso in print in today's printed edition of The Mining Journal include: - Robarge to withdraw from Senate race; will run for city commission - Who you gonna call? Ghost hunter to speak at NMU - Davie withdraws, will back Humboldt's Derocha -...Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTIssues with 911 services Marquette County Central Dispatch is experiencing 911 phone issues in which some callers who dial 911 are not able to hear the dispatcher.Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTLong prison sentences in torture case - After calling their actions some of the most bizarre and heinous behavior she had ever seen in the area, Marquette County Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Mazzuchi sentenced two Ishpeming men previously convicted of torture to decades in...Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT