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Sacred Heart going solar

September 3, 2014 L’Anse — Students headed back to school this week at Sacred Heart School in L’Anse have a few new things to look forward to — a new nature studies curriculum that starts from day one and the eventua... more »»

Back in session

September 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — With schools in the area welcoming students back for another year, in Marquette the welcome might be a bit more enthusiastic. more »»

U.P. Craft Beer Week offers special events

September 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Craft Beer Week is under way with daily events and specials held at breweries throughout the U.P., wrapping up with the sixth annual Fall Beer Festival on Saturday. The U. more »»

30,000 walk across Big Mac for annual hike

September 2, 2014 ST. IGNACE — Tens of thousands of people have taken part in the Labor Day walk across the Mackinac Bridge and they were joined by one robot. Gov. more »»

School board has vacancy after VP resigns

September 2, 2014 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming school board is looking to fill a vacant seat after a recent resignation. more »»

Development zone agreement on agenda

September 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board is scheduled to meet in special session with the Marquette City Commission today to consider approving an interlocal agreement establishing the Superior Trade... more »»

Obama to visit Russia’s neighbors

September 2, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia’s backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. more »»

Stuff the bus a big success

September 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — As many kids in the area get ready for the first day of school this week, they can sleep well knowing they have the supplies they need thanks to the fourth annual “Stuff the Bus” even. more »»

Labor Day Parade held in Ishpeming

September 1, 2014 Hundreds of people braved rain and overcast skies Monday for the annual Labor Day Parade in the city of Ishpeming. more »»

Invasive bait fish

September 1, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY — Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species — including widely feared Asian carp — to reach the Great Lake... more »»

Congressional leaders push Obama to take action against militants in US

September 1, 2014 WASHINGTON — Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State... more »»

Today’s rise in minimum wage to be scrutinized

September 1, 2014 DETROIT — An increase in Michigan’s minimum wage is set to launch, and with it comes a test of whether the gradual rise will help workers, harm businesses or neither. more »»

Blues Fest closes with pleasant weather

September 1, 2014 Members of Lurrie Bell's band take the stage and rock out for a large crowd enjoying partly sunny skies and mild temperatures Sunday on the final day of the 11th annual Marquette Area Blues Fest at... more »»

U.P. ‘oddball’ sites featured

August 31, 2014 MARQUETTE — From the Paulding Light, Big Louie and the Mystery Spot to Antlers Bar and the Teenie Weenie Pickle Barrel, more than 40 offbeat Upper Peninsula destinations are featured in the... more »»

Saluting labor

August 31, 2014 ISHPEMING — The 25th annual Labor Day Festival in Ishpeming is a time for people to gather in celebration of the labor movement’s accomplishments and in remembrance of the sacrifices made to get... more »»

U.P. Rainbow Pride plans inaugural festival next weekend

August 31, 2014 MARQUETTE — Some people are wondering what took the Upper Peninsula so long to host its first-ever gay pride festival. more »»

More than 40,000 expected to walk across Big Mac

August 31, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Mackinac Bridge Authority expects Gov. Rick Snyder to lead more than 40,000 people in the 57th annual walk across the Mackinac Bridge this Labor Day. more »»

Americans with Obama care will have extra tax form to file

August 31, 2014 WASHINGTON — If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama’s law this year, you’ll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next sprin. more »»

Marathon madness

August 30, 2014 MARQUETTE— Friday evening’s registration for the Marquette Marathon filled the Commons with people eager to get their gear for the race. more »»

Holiday patrols

August 30, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Michigan State Police Office of Highway Safety Planning is reminding travelers to wear their seat belts and drive sober this Labor Day weekend. more »»



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