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Trust funds grants have enriched the community

December 12, 2013 Marquette County has once again fared well in the annual recommendation of grants from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. more »»

NMU graduates face trying world but are ready to do well

December 11, 2013 Saturday is a bittersweet for many in Superiorland as it will mark winter commencement ceremonies at Northern Michigan University. more »»

Time to adjust driving to allow for winter conditions

December 10, 2013 It’s easy to look around these days and wonder if certain U.P. motorists have forgotten everything they may have known about driving on winter roads. more »»

Bill to eliminate phone service before its time

December 9, 2013 A bill introduced in Michigan’s Senate in October by state Sen. Mike Nofs, R-Battle Creek, is gaining a bit more notice locally, namely from the Marquette County Board. more »»

Suicide prevention program well worth community effort

December 8, 2013 Congratulations to all those who have been involved in the effort to put together a strategic suicide prevention plan for Marquette County. more »»

Marquette wants regional transportation solution

December 8, 2013 Marquette County needs a regional transportation solution. more »»

Working families have bigger issues than deficit

December 8, 2013 The greatest challenge facing the economy of the Upper Peninsula is the crisis of high unemployment and low wages, not the deficit. This problem isn’t unique to our region or our state. more »»

Dislike freeloaders? Then it’s time to change state law

December 8, 2013 No one likes a freeloader. Count Michigan teachers among that number. As more public school teachers exercise their rights to leave the union, some of their colleagues are displeased. more »»

Never forget what happened at Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2013 There is an old saying that goes, approximately, “Time heals all wounds. more »»

Skate for Life event an excellent way to help great cause

December 6, 2013 Tonight and Saturday, hockey fans have the chance to watch some great action while at the same time aiding a special cause. The inaugural Skate for Life, an event being planned by U.P. more »»

City working hard to be more bike friendly

December 5, 2013 Regardless of what season it is, it doesn’t take long to realize the bicycling fraternity has taken Marquette by storm. more »»

Cheer Club helps area residents in need

December 4, 2013 Every year, The Mining Journal editorial board asks the central Upper Peninsula for help in supporting the annual Christmas Cheer Clu. more »»

Going forward, wolf hunt will add variety

December 3, 2013 With serious hunters willing to travel across the country and even around the world for a chance to hunt many different types of game, the 2013 Michigan wolf hunt in the Upper Peninsula adds variety... more »»

MAPS meeting tonight a key one for public to attend

December 2, 2013 The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education is expected to make a decision tonight on accepting a new grade alignment proposed by its Strategic Planning Facilities Subcommitte. more »»

Extra care, caution needed in safe holiday driving

December 1, 2013 With wintery conditions and increased holiday shopping activity arriving almost simultaneously, we wanted to remind everyone to take extra care when driving to try to help ensure a safe holiday... more »»

State should resist willy nilly changes to key enviro statutes

December 1, 2013 Better safe than sorry. For decades, that was Michigan’s standard to regulate the pollutants belched into the air by industry smokestacks. more »»

Cheer on the Hematites today at Ford Field

November 30, 2013 If you’re reading this page while having your first cup of coffee of the morning, there is still time for you to watch the Ishpeming Hematite football team defend its Michigan High School Athletic... more »»

Holiday shopping can make, break retailer’s business

November 29, 2013 Although a great many stores opened Thursday afternoon and Thursday night, today is often considered the official start of the Christmas shopping season. more »»

Thanksgiving Day a time to count one’s many blessings

November 27, 2013 It’s easy to forget one’s blessings and to forgo giving thanks at this, or any, time of the year. more »»

Lake bottom provides intriguing clues on long- missing ship

November 26, 2013 It’s been a season of discovery in the Great Lakes this year, after the Henry Smith was found in Lake Superior just 535 feet from the shores of Marquette. more »»



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