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Beautiful music and art

May 5, 2016 The Celebration of the Arts event took place at the Gwinn High School Wednesday. more »»

Former township hall may be sold

May 5, 2016 MARQUETTE — 906 Technologies recently made an offer to purchase the former Marquette Township Hall and garage property to use as a new office and production facility. more »»

Health center to receive $1,000,000 to increase access to health care in Gwinn

May 5, 2016 GWINN — The Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center has been awarded $1 million to expand its Gwinn Family Health Center. more »»

Tax Policy Committee holds second hearing in Lansing on dark store legislation

May 5, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Tax Policy Committee of the Michigan House held another hearing Wednesday morning on House Bill 5578, which focuses on the “dark store” issue. Rep. more »»

Police use drone to scour K.I. Sawyer explosion site

May 5, 2016 MARQUETTE — Personnel from the Michigan State Police Aviation Unit took the investigation into Monday’s explosion at K.I. Sawyer to the sky Tuesday. more »»

Judge throws out ‘gag order’

May 5, 2016 MARQUETTE — Public officials from schools and municipalities around the state won a victory last week in their lawsuit over so-called “gag order” legislation that critics claimed was too vague and... more »»

Trades tour

May 4, 2016 MARQUETTE — What does an extended stay hotel look like on the inside as it’s being built? Bothwell Middle School eighth-graders found out Thursda. more »»

MAPS voters approve millage request

May 4, 2016 MARQUETTE — Marquette Area Public Schools voters overwhelmingly approved a bond proposal for $6.3 million to pay for six facilities projects impacting academics, athletics, technology and the arts. more »»

Bond prop OK’d in Gwinn schools

May 4, 2016 GWINN — Gwinn Area Community Schools voters on Tuesday strongly supported a $4.4 million bond proposal for infrastructure repairs and upgrades in the district. more »»

Woman arrested in 2014 Regan homicide case

May 4, 2016 By EVAN REID Iron Mountain Daily News IRON RIVER — A 33-year-old woman has been arrested in Kentucky on a homicide charge related to an Iron River man missing since October 2014, authorities said... more »»

KBIC: Gov. Snyder nixes planned casino project

May 4, 2016 MARQUETTE — While Keweenaw Bay Indian Community officials said Gov. more »»

What blew up at sawyer?

May 3, 2016 MARQUETTE — Following the explosion Monday morning that shook K.I. Sawyer and sent one man to the hospital with severe injuries, witnesses are coming forward with their accounts of the scen. more »»

KBIC: Snyder rejects old airport project

May 3, 2016 BARAGA — Gov. Rick Snyder once again has refused to concur with the U.. more »»

Both school millages approved in Marquette County

May 3, 2016 MARQUETTE - Voters in the Marquette Area Public Schools and Gwinn Area Community Schools approved ballot measures Tuesday. At MAPS, the district's electorate approved a bond proposal for $. more »»

Wisconsin company purchases 4 Eagle Radio Group stations

May 3, 2016 MARQUETTE — Several radio stations in Marquette and Escanaba operated by The Eagle Radio Group have been purchased by Wisconsin-based Armada Media Partners. more »»

NMU’s new dorms 3 times size of new Jamrich

May 3, 2016 MARQUETTE — Details about the design and timeline of Northern Michigan University’s new residence halls are emerging as the board of trustees Friday approved a resolution to move forward with EdR, a... more »»

UP Health System hosts forum on future use of old hospital

May 3, 2016 MARQUETTE — An arts center, a student-run hotel and restaurant, a science center, a technology business incubator, office space for nonprofits and a veterans hospital were all ideas thrown out for... more »»

NMU board OKs room and board rate increases

May 3, 2016 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University is raising housing and dining rates for the 2016-17 academic year by 6 percent to cover inflationary cost increases and maintenance needs for housing... more »»

Explosion rocks Sawyer

May 2, 2016 Just before 9 this morning emergency responders were called to 413 Third St. at K.I. Sawyer after an explosion damaged the structure at that addres. more »»

Commission changes sign ordinance

May 2, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on a split vote approved an amendment to the city’s sign ordinance recently allowing new digital signs to feature both amber and green colored text, rather... more »»

Republic Township proceeds with revitalization

May 2, 2016 REPUBLIC — The Republic Township Board is proceeding with more plans to revitalize the area, unanimously approving an American Motorcyclist Association referee’s request for permission to lease... more »»



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