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HONORING Memorial Day

May 28, 2016 The following communities have announced Memorial Day observances: ? The Gwinn VFW/Little Lake American Legion will conduct Memorial Day event Monday. At 9:30 a.. more »»

Court overturns ‘dark store’ decision

May 28, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Court of Appeals reversed a January 2015 decision by the Michigan Tax Tribunal Thursday that had favored Menard Inc. more »»

Republic weighs options for dam

May 28, 2016 REPUBLIC — The option of Republic Township purchasing the dam responsible for maintaining the water level in the Michigamme River Basin might still be on the table, according to new developments at... more »»

Attorneys’ guild formed for craft brewers, others

May 28, 2016 DETROIT— A legal trade group has been formed for the makers of craft beer and other alcoholic beverages, recognizing the rapid rise of the industry and a desire to deal with a thick brew of... more »»

Celebratory procession

May 28, 2016 Marquette Senior High School’s graduating class makes its way into Gravearet Elementary School Friday morning during a celebratory Senior Walk. more »»

Disaster training

May 27, 2016 MARQUETTE — Firefighters from several airports across the Upper Peninsula participated in an annual Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Training this week at Sawyer International Airport. more »»

Ground broken on new hospital

May 27, 2016 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — A large crowd gathered Thursday morning for the groundbreaking ceremony of UP Health System-Marquette’s new health care facility near downtown Marquette. more »»

Township ambulance service in jeopardy

May 27, 2016 REPUBLIC — The Republic Township Board learned at Thursday’s meeting that if it cannot find a new emergency medical service coordinator by the time the current one leaves in June, it will no longer... more »»

MDOT lifts traffic restrictions for holiday

May 27, 2016 LANSING — Over the Memorial Day weekend, the Michigan Department of Transportation is removing lane restrictions on more than half of its road and bridge projects to ease traffic delays for holiday... more »»

Dancing for hospice

May 27, 2016 MARQUETTE — The fourth annual “Dancing with our Stars Marquette County Style” fundraiser for hospice raised more than $105,000, marking the most successful year in the event’s short but popular lif. more »»

It’s all about HEROES

May 26, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Octavia Passinault said five rosaries every night, one for each of her sons who answered their nation’s call and went to battle during World War II. more »»

UP Health System-Marquette breaks ground on new facility

May 26, 2016 MARQUETTE — UP Health System-Marquette broke ground today on its new medical facility and office complex located along Baraga Avenue in Marquette. more »»

Forum focuses on short-term rental regs

May 26, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Planning Commission held a public forum Wednesday to gather input on how to regulate short-term rental properties, but some audience members questioned what would... more »»

Casperson sponsors measure on bathroom use by transgender kids

May 26, 2016 LANSING (AP) — A Michigan state senator has introduced legislation that could stop transgender students from using bathrooms that don’t match their “biological sex” after some state GOP lawmakers... more »»

China accuses US of restricting trade with new steel duties

May 26, 2016 BEIJING (AP) — China accused the United States on Thursday of hampering trade after Washington imposed duties of up to 450 percent on Chinese steel in its latest response to a flood of low-priced... more »»

Seat belt enforcement to amp up during long holiday weekend

May 26, 2016 MARQUETTE — As Memorial Day approaches, law enforcement agencies are stepping up seat belt enforcement as part of the 2016 Click It or Ticket campaign. more »»


May 25, 2016 TRAVERSE CITY — A plan gaining support in Congress and backed by the cargo shipping industry would establish a nationwide policy for dumping ballast water into U.S. more »»

McClellan, Baraga intersection planning continues

May 25, 2016 MARQUETTE — Marquette city officials and consultants are still determining the best approach to control traffic at the intersection of McClellan and Baraga avenues as part of the various... more »»

Tornado touches down in Marquette County

May 25, 2016 MARQUETTE — A tornado touched down just west of Republic Tuesday afternoon, lifting and dropping several more times on a path northeast through Marquette County. more »»

Vets home to be investigated

May 25, 2016 GRAND RAPIDS (AP) — Michigan's attorney general says his office is investigating allegations of mistreatment at a state-run nursing home for veterans and is encouraging potential victims or witnesse... more »»

Graveraet cafeteria to be remodeled

May 25, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette school board this week approved the bid from Closner Construction for remodeling the historic Graveraet Elementary School’s cafeteria. more »»



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