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Local charities help make holidays merry for neediest

December 20, 2014 With the holiday season in full swing and the culmination just over a week away, we’d like to take a moment to recognize the amazing charitable nature of the members of our communities. more »»

Battle anniversary reminds us of real cost of war

December 19, 2014 Toivo Alto. John Bay. Elden Gjers. Eino Kinnunen. Norman Maki. Charles Paquette. Leo Robinson. Charles Senecal. Carl Swanson Jr. Eugene St. Onge. more »»

Trail easement plan makes sense but safety top priority

December 18, 2014 The proposed easement to enable Iron Ore Heritage Trail users to access businesses along U.S. 41 in Marquette Township has potential benefits on a several fronts. more »»

Mental health treatment often better than jail

December 17, 2014 It’s no secret — or at least it shouldn’t be — that mental illness, often like the people who suffer from it, is misunderstood. more »»

U.S. Postal Service urged to not close Kingsford center

December 16, 2014 We support efforts in Lansing and Washington, D.C., to stop closure of the U.S. Postal Service's processing facility in Kingsford in Dickinson County. more »»

Anniversary attests to inherent danger of police work

December 15, 2014 Police agencies, locally and otherwise, have come under a great deal of scrutiny in recent times because of shootings that have resulted in death. more »»

U.P. projects good use of Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund

December 14, 2014 The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board recently recommended five Marquette County development projects for funding, among a dozen Upper Peninsula projects and four acquisitions totaling... more »»

Oil refinery concept one that should be well explored

December 13, 2014 Before last week, if anyone would have told us that an out-of-the-area company was looking at building an oil refinery anywhere near the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, we — and we suspect a great many... more »»

St. Vincent’s doing share for kids at Chrtistmas

December 12, 2014 It will be a merrier Christmas for many area families in need thanks to the tireless efforts of local St. Vincent de Paul Society volunteers. more »»

UP share of state road plan seems a little light

December 11, 2014 The Michigan Department of Transportation recently released its proposed five-year transportation program, and the Upper Peninsula is slated to have 22 projects included. more »»

UP share of state road plan seems a little light

December 11, 2014 The Michigan Department of Transportation recently released its proposed five-year transportation program, and the Upper Peninsula is slated to have 22 projects included. more »»

Marquette County Foundation keeps serving community

December 10, 2014 The Marquette County Community Foundation on Monday awarded thousands of dollars in competitive grants to nonprofit groups in the county. more »»

Family thanks the community for help with Nero-Bob

December 9, 2014 When a young mom and her little girl needed help saving a dog who is part of their family, the community stepped up to help. more »»

Unemployment picture gradually becoming brighter

December 8, 2014 For the first time since the Great Recession ended 5 ¢ years ago, unemployed Americans are now as likely to be hired as to stop looking for a job. more »»

We must never forget what happened at Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2014 Seventy-three years ago this morning, it was also a Sunday. In the NFL, the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles were preparing for a 2 p.m. kickof. more »»

County board on right track in water recommendations

December 6, 2014 The Marquette County Board recently voted to adopt recommendations from an aquifer subcommittee to gain more detailed data on local lake and aquifer levels and to explore public policy measures to... more »»

Rock the Socks campaign is praise worthy

December 5, 2014 We offer sincere thanks to the students at Marquette Alternative High School for once again organizing the Rock the Socks campaign. more »»

Deer harvest about as bad as it has ever been

December 4, 2014 To just about nobody’s surprise, the recently concluded firearm deer season produced one of the smallest harvests in the Upper Peninsula in many years. more »»

Knitting project to help those affected by domestic violence

December 3, 2014 Who would think a passive activity such as knitting could be used in the fight against violence against women? Apparently the Zonta Club of Marquette believes it can. more »»

Hematites, Mustangs should be proud of great seasons

December 2, 2014 Being proud of high school football here in the Upper Peninsula is becoming an easier thing to do every year. more »»

 
 
 

 

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