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Don’t forget to thank people who brave winter

February 19, 2016 It has been an odd winter so far, with almost 4 feet less snow than usual in the Marquette area and many warmer than normal days in the mix throughout the region. more »»

Traveling Vietnam memorial helps us to never forget

February 18, 2016 The United States was a much different country 40-plus years ago, as was the world as a whole. One thing that is the same, though, is U.. more »»

Public art task force a good move for city

February 17, 2016 Lots of things make a city or community unique: parks, streetscapes, cultural events, etc. Don’t forget art. The Marquette City Commission hasn’. more »»

Ski jump tourney an outstanding community event

February 16, 2016 One of the area’s longest running traditions will continue this week with the 129th annual Ski Jumping Tournament at Suicide Hill Ski Bow, located along Business Route M-28 between Negaunee and... more »»

Location for voters in Marquette precincts 3, 4 and 5 changing

February 15, 2016 We trust Mining Journal readers in Marquette precincts 3, 4 and 5 noticed a page one story Sunday that detailed they were not going to be casting ballots in the usual place during the upcoming... more »»

Veterans benefit under proposed budget provision

February 14, 2016 Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposed fiscal year 2017 budget, which was announced Wednesday, includes a significant chunk of change for the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Here’s background. more »»

Artist Dan Cook doing good work for causes behind the scenes

February 13, 2016 Former Marquette businessman Dan Cook has taken his love for art and talent to create it to support the Upper Peninsula 200 Sled Dog Championship. more »»

And they’re off! Sled dog teams prepare for races

February 12, 2016 Happy U.P. 200 Sled Dog weekend to one and all. The weather looks like it will be close to ideal for the dogs to run, with chilly temperatures in the forecast through Sunday mornin. more »»

Winter lake golf benefit a fun way to raise money

February 11, 2016 While most area residents are huddled indoors or bundled up if outside in the frigid weather this week, there’s a group of club-wielding outdoor enthusiasts who welcome the cold. more »»

Nordeen leaves positive mark on Gwinn board

February 10, 2016 Bill Nordeen has resigned from the Gwinn school board, but not without making his mark. more »»

Peace Corps gives Marquette pair service opportunity

February 9, 2016 One has to admire the selfless example set by a Marquette brother and sister, both of whom have joined the Peace Corps and are posted to different countries. more »»

Tree of Life brought out best in community giving, sharing

February 8, 2016 Every now and again, a fundraiser/benefit comes along that the entire area can get behind, one that people can immediately see will do much good for many. more »»

City must carefully consider all issues on marina changes

February 7, 2016 For several years now, Marquette’s Presque Isle Marina has been through some changes. more »»

NMU students justly recognized for saving man’s life

February 6, 2016 It is our pleasure to join the chorus of congratulations directed at two Northern Michigan University students who pulled a man from the Lower Harbor’s icy grasp recently. more »»

U.P. 200 Sled Dog Race, weekend events coming up

February 5, 2016 It’s not too late to become involved in one of the Upper Peninsula’s most exciting yearly events: The U.P. 200 Sled Dog Race. The main race — the U.P. 200 — starts promptly at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. more »»

Alternative high school offers students variety of benefits

February 4, 2016 It’s often difficult for high school students in smaller communities to raise funds for projects they are involved i. more »»

Course a great tool for handling mental illness

February 3, 2016 Mental illness to many people is a great unknown. more »»

L’Anse program will achieve measurable results

February 2, 2016 We like a program taking place in the L'Anse School District that's giving students hands-on experiences in science and technology. more »»

Home repair program could assist west end homeowners

February 1, 2016 Homeowners in Ishpeming and Negaunee can get assistance for needed repairs via an initiative offered through Marquette Count. more »»

Practicing smart ice safety can be difference between life, death

January 31, 2016 As the winter season seems to finally be settling in across Superiorland, outdoor enthusiasts are putting on a few extra layers of clothing and hitting the slopes, strapping on their snowshoes or... more »»



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