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First week of deer camp: opening day Saturday

November 14, 2014 Saturday begins a favorite Upper Peninsula time of year for many: firearms deer hunting season. The recent snowstorm will make hunting a challenge in many spots. more »»

Eagle Mine haul road upgrades are necessary

November 13, 2014 Anyone who has driven up to Big Bay recently is well aware of the major road improvements that are nearing completion. The Marquette County Road Commission oversaw the reconstruction of 2. more »»

Winter comes early and hard to Superiorland

November 12, 2014 It’s nothing new this time of year in Marquette: snow. But we’ve seen a lot of it over the past few days. The National Weather Service in Negaunee Township reported a record 10. more »»

Never forget sacrifices made long ago and today

November 11, 2014 Our nation has been sending its young people to war for as long as there has been a country, for reasons both honorable and otherwise. more »»

Hops for Hospice was great event with great beer

November 10, 2014 For the second year in a row, Lake Superior Hospice teamed up with the Ore Dock Brewing Co. to raise money for patients and families under the umbrella of hospice car. more »»

Jail issues won’t likely go away any time soon

November 8, 2014 The Marquette County Board attempted this week to take a step toward improving conditions for staff and inmates at the county jail by beginning to pursue a phased-in $1. more »»

Shop Local Passports program a boon to local businesses

November 8, 2014 Several times a year, especially during the holidays when many people are spending more time and money in stores than usual, we have used this space to encourage local residents to shop locally. more »»

Musical events help support local charitable efforts

November 7, 2014 It’s always the season for giving. That’s what first-graders from Father Marquette Elementary School found out when they and their teachers visited the St. more »»

Local elections are prime examples of democracy

November 6, 2014 This fall saw a lot of activity across the region leading up to Tuesday’s general election, with several area boards and commissions set to welcome new members as a result of the vote. more »»

Readers urged to get out and cast ballots today

November 4, 2014 From the contests for U.S. more »»

Don’t be duped by deceptive TV election advertising

November 3, 2014 This is the second time we have addressed this issue, which we feel is necessary because of the barrage of negative attack ads that continue on television claiming the Go. more »»

MAPS board members did good work on contract

November 2, 2014 We are once again going to ask our newspaper readers to make sure they do their homework when heading to vote on Tuesday. more »»

DNR effort may be only chance to purchase dunes for public

November 2, 2014 The 310 acres of undeveloped dune land north of the Kalamazoo River has been the holy grail of West Michigan conservationists for years. more »»

Veterans millage deserves support of county voters

November 1, 2014 Marquette County voters Tuesday will consider, among many other things, whether to support or oppose a request for a fraction of one mill to establish a county veterans affairs department and fund a... more »»

Colorado a bellwether state

November 1, 2014 As Colorado goes Election Night, so goes the nation — maybe. The Centennial State is clearly a barometer of Barack Obama’s falling popularity. more »»

Marquette truck ban the first step to broader ordinance?

October 30, 2014 The Marquette City Commission took decisive action at this week’s meeting when it significantly eliminated truck traffic in the city. more »»

Pesola a worthy recipient of 2014 Evergreen Award

October 28, 2014 It is with the greatest pleasure that we echo the many positive comments from the community on the selection of Christine Pesola to receive the 2014 Evergreen Awar. more »»

Energy summit can answer a lot of key questions

October 26, 2014 The public has an opportunity Tuesday to question some top state officials on issues concerning development of energy in the Upper Peninsula, electric power reliability in the region and concerns... more »»

The best way to stop the spread of Ebola is for the US to help out

October 26, 2014 We have to get a grip. Ebola is not a crisis in the United States. One person has died and two people are infected with his body fluid. more »»



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