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MAPS sinking fund millage request deserves support

July 27, 2014 Our subscribers know that The Mining Journal has consistently played a community watchdog role over the years, especially when it comes to millage requests. more »»

Funds to help counties deal with freeze-up a start

July 26, 2014 It appears state and federal governments are coming through with some assistance for counties that suffered during the deep freeze of the winter of 2013-14. Gov. more »»

Gwinn clock tower restoration a community effort

July 25, 2014 “Time Marches On” is the theme for the Gwinn Fun Daze parade Saturday and it’s quite an appropriate one as the event is in part a celebration of the restoration of the community’s 100-year-old clock... more »»

Bankruptcy at Algoma won’t impact iron range

July 24, 2014 Essar Steel Algoma Inc. more »»

Detroit pension cuts regrettably necessary

July 23, 2014 Bankruptcy is a painful thing, for individuals, companies and, although not as common, cities. Sometimes unfortunate — but necessary — measures are needed for a return to solvency. more »»

Tourism holding steady in Upper Peninsula

July 22, 2014 Some good economic news for the Upper Peninsula surfaced Monday in the form of a story published by The Daily Press, the Mining Journal’s sister newspaper located in Delta County’s Escanaba. more »»

Journal coverage on primary election will be thorough

July 21, 2014 On Sunday we kicked off our extensive primary election coverage with stories concerning the Marquette Area Public Schools sinking fund millage request and an overview of the candidates facing off on... more »»

Candidate forum in Marquette will showcase runners

July 20, 2014 The 40 Below Young Professionals of Marquette County is hosting an inaugural non-partisan candidates forum in Marquette on Thursday. more »»

Dianda shows ability to gain bipartisan support

July 20, 2014 It seems all we hear from Washington these days is how the two major political parties just can't get along. more »»

Midterm elections:not the time for inane distractions

July 20, 2014 Whenever Democrats are in real trouble politically, the Republicans seem to come up with something new that distracts the public’s attention from the Democrats’ problems. more »»

‘Live forever’ mentality in teens needs replacing

July 19, 2014 It seems like not a day goes by that we don’t read about or hear about the loss of a teenager or a young adult and it always seems a pointless loss that happens for no reason and we can’t help but... more »»

Pivoting to foreign policy, Rick Perry strikes two adversaries

July 19, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Obama’s yearning to become a peacetime president continues to be frustrated by the reality on the ground in the Middle East, and by Republicans’ zeal to capitalize on it... more »»

This weekend is a chance for music lovers to enjoy

July 18, 2014 This is a weekend for music lovers to rejoice in the Marquette area because the 36th annual Hiawatha Music Festival begins today and runs through Sunday at Tourist Park in Marquette. more »»

Support needed for ‘Fence for Fidoes’ effort

July 17, 2014 Animal shelters in the region that take in stray and abandoned animals have come a long way in recent years. more »»

Bus tours fun way to learn history

July 16, 2014 The rain might have passed by the Marquette area for the near future, but temperatures still aren’t in the 70s, even though it’s mid-Jul. more »»

Marquette’s beaches are beautiful, but are not always safe

July 15, 2014 There’s something about summertime in Marquette, especially when it comes to spending time next to the world’s largest fresh-water lake, Lake Superior. more »»

Libraries offer summer learning, entertaintment

July 14, 2014 The sun is shining, the fish are biting and bicycles are more than ready to ride. more »»

Vet deparment at county level a wise move

July 13, 2014 The Marquette County Board may decide Tuesday whether to establish a county veterans affairs department and provide funding or approve millage proposal language to seek funding for a full-time... more »»

Local gun boards should be kept in the state of Michigan

July 13, 2014 It’s never been difficult to own firearms in Michigan, but you might think otherwise watching the majority of state lawmakers. more »»

Beautification committee off to great start

July 12, 2014 So much of what gets done at the grassroots level in cities and towns these days, it seems, is done by volunteers, people who get paid nothing to donate their time and often treasure for some greate... more »»



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