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Summer has almost arrived, officially

June 20, 2014 Many of us might not be awake at the moment summer arrives: 6:51 a.m. EDT Saturda. more »»

Road work season is upon us; drive with extra care

June 19, 2014 Upper Peninsula residents waited longer than usual for the lingering winter of 2013-14 to dissipate and summer-like weather to arrive, but it’s finally here. more »»

Eric Smith well deserving of broadcast honors

June 18, 2014 Eric Smith, director of broadcasting and audio visual services at Northern Michigan University, is being saluted this summer as one of five Michigan Association of Broadcasters summer award honoree. more »»

NMU tuition hike reasonable, probably unavoidable

June 17, 2014 Northern Michigan University released its fee schedule for the 2014-15 — fall and winter semesters — school year. NMU has increased tuition by 3. more »»

Carmike decision to not put up theater fight surprising

June 16, 2014 With the recent closing of the Carmike Royal Cinema 10, area residents can get their popcorn and big screen fix at the new Marquette Cinemas in Marquette Township. more »»

GlidePath option one component of good planning

June 15, 2014 Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh approved selling an option to purchase 120 acres located in the Gwinn Management Unit to GlidePath Power, LLC of Elmhurst, Illinois for... more »»

Dishnow did county clerk’s job well, without fanfare

June 14, 2014 Marquette County will soon say goodbye to what we believe — and we suspect a great many other people would agree — was an outstanding public servant. more »»

Fun event planned Saturday for Munising area

June 13, 2014 The forecast for Saturday is temperatures in the 60s and little chance of rain. And that makes it a perfect day to take part in Pictured Rocks-Yoopers Ride Free Day in Munising. more »»

High quality of area trail system worth celebrating

June 12, 2014 There are many ways to enjoy the natural wonders of the area, and just about as many modes of transportation to reach those outdoor offering. more »»

Veterans’ centers appointment waits are unacceptable

June 11, 2014 Veterans’ centers have been the subject of a lot of negative press lately, with delayed care for vets a serious problem nationwide. more »»

Keeping little ones busy throughout summer is easy

June 10, 2014 Now that schools all over the Upper Peninsula are either out for summer, or about to be out for summer, what in the world are parents going to do in order to keep their younger kids occupied? While... more »»

Sawyer open house designed to showcase facility

June 9, 2014 Sawyer International Airport is getting ready for it’s inaugural “Sawyer Discovery Day” open house, set for 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. more »»

MAPS contract stalemate matter of dollars and ‘sense’

June 8, 2014 In political campaigns, there are typically two candidates trying to sell opposing viewpoints to win you over to their sid. more »»

State minimum-wage deal is worth effort to cheer about

June 8, 2014 For a few hours (last) Tuesday, it looked like retrograde Republicans in the state House had figured out how to kill a bipartisan compromise designed to improve the lot of Michigan's working families. more »»

Michigan Boating Week has just sailed into port

June 7, 2014 This week is officially Michigan Boating Week, a time when residents and visitors are encouraged to experience the many boating opportunities the state has to offer. more »»

Learning English essential skill

June 7, 2014 California is home to the largest population of limited English-speaking students in the nation, mostly immigrants and children of immigrants from Latin America and Asia. more »»

Bank fraud: Where is Justice Department?

June 7, 2014 The range of abuses and crimes committed by banks seems to grow without end. As soon as one predatory practice fades from the headlines, another appears moments later. more »»

Nation must never forget price paid on Normandy beaches

June 6, 2014 Seventy years ago today was the start of the end of World War II: D-Day. more »»

Fish die-offs final remnant of long, hard winter

June 5, 2014 Just about everyone will agree that the winter of 2013-14 was one of the harshest in several years. more »»



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