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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 »»

Adoption is always a great option to build families, lives

November 25, 2013 Saturday may have been one of the most important days in the life of a foster child. more »»

New loan program will assist local businesses

November 24, 2013 A new fund announced this week will provide a total of $750,000 for loans to Marquette County entrepreneurs to get loans for equipment or working capital. more »»

Superior Dome will rock high school football today

November 23, 2013 Are you ready for some football? Today’s the day for you, then, as Northern Michigan University’s Superior Dome will be the site of a triple dose of Michigan High School Athletic Association footbal... more »»

JFK assassination anniversary should give pause to all

November 22, 2013 There are just a handful of historic events living Americans recognize have galvanized memories to the point that most everyone can recall with clarity where they were and what they were doing when... more »»

Bell ringers help spread holiday cheer for all

November 21, 2013 There are many traditions of the holidays that put people into the spirit of the season, from area homes being decorated for Thanksgiving and Christmas to joyful concerts and social gatherings. more »»

MTU solar energy study should produce usable results

November 20, 2013 We’ll be interested, along with a great many people, we suspect, to see results of a study launched by Michigan Tech University in Houghton recently to determine if and to what degree snow affects... more »»

Small investment in Ishpeming fire hall pays off

November 19, 2013 We applaud the city of Ishpeming for making a modest investment to its fire hall, thereby extending the life of the facility at a reasonably low cost. more »»



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