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Olympics may be recalled for mishaps rather than athletics

February 11, 2014 The 2014 Winter Olympics are upon us and with the world watching, there have been a great many interesting mishaps taking center stage and overshadowing the actual competition. more »»

Cliffs donations underscore firm’s commitment to area

February 10, 2014 Cliffs Natural Resources recently announced its intention to donate a total of $400,000 to charitable organizations in Marquette County over the next five years. more »»

Election season has already started so meet the candidates

February 9, 2014 Though it may not seem possible, this year’s election season is upon us or is at least probably a lot closer than you think. more »»

Changes needed by state to promote hunting

February 9, 2014 I hesitated to write this commentary regarding the decimated deer herd in knowing the juggling act that the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has to endure with pressure coming from the auto... more »»

Michigan has no reason to license so many occupations

February 9, 2014 Should the state license doctors and lawyers? Almost everyone would say “yes,” given the harm that could be suffered at the hands of an unqualified and unscrupulous practitioner. more »»

Olympics should bring out the best everyone

February 7, 2014 As the 2014 Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia, Superiorland residents have a special interest in that we can watch for athletes who have a connection to our area. more »»

Gwinn schools cited for being tops in Marquette County

February 6, 2014 Congratulations must go out to the Gwinn Area Community Schools for doing so well in an educational review. more »»

Area ski jumping tradition still going strong

February 5, 2014 The thrill of watching brave athletes sail off the lip of the scaffolding and into the cold February sky at Suicide Hill has been experienced for more than 125 years, and will be repeated again this... more »»

Anniversary reminds us how technology has changed society

February 4, 2014 Today marks a very important anniversary in the history of technology: Mark Zuckerberg 10 years ago on this date founded Facebook and changed the lives of millions forever. more »»

New North Star program will offer new opportunity

February 3, 2014 Another early education opportunity could be available to area youngsters come fall with North Star Academy’s announcement it’s opening a Montessori preschool program, contingent on enrollment... more »»

Grant program should assist local units of government

February 2, 2014 In smaller communities, it is often difficult to come by required funding for upgrades to roads, buildings and other features. more »»

Convicted felons must be given an honest chance to work

February 2, 2014 Those convicted of felonies often face difficulties finding work after being released from prison. The unfortunate result is that many return to a life of crime. more »»

New phone scam in area seeks to bilk residents

February 1, 2014 Regrettably, we find it necessary to once again use this space to issue an alert to local residents about a telephone scam that is apparently working in our are. more »»

Recent frigid weather helps this weekend’s event

January 31, 2014 We Yoopers are a resilient lot. We go about our business, even as the snow piles up, even in incredibly cold weather. more »»

Trail town title puts city on national hiking map

January 30, 2014 The Marquette area has made great strides in recent years to develop and maintain the many trails that criss-cross the area. more »»

Child sex crime bill appropriate change in state statute

January 29, 2014 We support action taken by the Michigan House of Representatives, which voted recently to increase the penalties for soliciting sex from a minor. more »»

Noque overcomes cold, delivers much fun, surprises

January 28, 2014 It’s important for us to recognize successful events that draw visitors to our community. This past weekend’s Noquemanon Ski Marathon is one such event worthy of praise. more »»

City long-range arts, culture planning a wise move

January 27, 2014 The city of Marquette is once again examining its Arts and Culture Master Plan, hoping to incorporate new ideas and new events by collaborating with more groups and forming long-lasting partnership. more »»

County, Ishpeming working together on grant application

January 26, 2014 Marquette County is currently working to help facilitate a Community Development Block Grant application for the city of Ishpeming. more »»

Women’s hall of fame nominations open until March 21

January 25, 2014 We’d like call readers attention to the fact that nominations are being accepted for the 2014 class of the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame. more »»



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