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Felch resident named 2014 U.P. Veteran of the Year

August 9, 2014 MARQUETTE — James “Jim” Edberg has been selected as the 2014 Upper Peninsula Veteran of the Year. His Felch-Breen VFW Post 4803 nominated him to receive this award. more »»

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August 9, 2014 Journal photos by Elizabeth Bailey... more »»

Marquette County Fair opens to good crowds

August 8, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Fair is in full swing, with three more days of activities, rides and fair cuisine. The fair opened Thursday, with special ticket prices for seniors and veterans at $1. more »»

Gubernatorial candidates hit U.P. trail

August 8, 2014 MARQUETTE — With the race for governor tightened considerably, Gov. Rick Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer will be campaigning in the Upper Peninsula over the next few days. more »»

New top officer named at Cliffs

August 8, 2014 ISHPEMING — Cliffs Natural Resources has a new chairman, president and CEO. more »»

Superior’s big chill poses new questions

August 8, 2014 Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series on Lake Superior, its past, present and future. Today, the lake’s temperature is considered HOUGHTON — Scientific data and swimmers agre. more »»

State parks offering meteor shower activities

August 8, 2014 MARQUETTE — Sky gazers hoping to get a good look at the annual Perseid meteor shower might decide to participate in meteor shower watching activities being offered at several Michigan state parks —... more »»


August 7, 2014 MARQUETTE — With the failed attempt to secure a presidential disaster declaration for nine northern Michigan counties battered by last winter’s deep freeze, local and state politicians are expected... more »»

Corporate changes being made at top of Cliffs

August 7, 2014 CLEVELAND — Lourenco Goncalves has been appointed chairman, president and chief executive officer of Cliffs Natural Resources effective immediately, a company written statement said today. more »»

City mulls possible SmartZone plans

August 7, 2014 MARQUETTE — The newly formed Marquette City Local Development Finance Authority is considering draft development and tax-increment finance plans regarding Marquette’s intent to become a Satellite... more »»

U.P. man guilty of murder in North Dakota oilfields

August 7, 2014 GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A jury has found an Upper Peninsula man guilty of stabbing his friend to death at an oilfield crew camp in North Dakota. more »»

County named a top mountain bike trails site

August 7, 2014 MARQUETTE — The International Mountain Biking Association has named Marquette County a Bronze Ride Center in its 2014 Model Trail Awards program. more »»

Superior water levels up more than a foot

August 7, 2014 HOUGHTON — Lake Superior water levels are up 13 inches from this time last year, and currently stand about 7 inches above long-term mean levels. more »»

Veteran Expo set for Superior Dome

August 7, 2014 MARQUETTE — Area veterans will get a chance to learn more about the benefits they earned through their time in the military during a two-day U.P. Veteran Expo set for this weekend. more »»

School millages approved with ease

August 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — Voters in the Marquette Area Public Schools district approved a request for a 10-year sinking fund millage in Tuesday’s primary electio. more »»

6 candidates advance on city commission

August 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — Six candidates will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot following the results of Tuesday’s primary in the non-partisan Marquette City Commission race. more »»

Partisan primary at county board

August 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — In contested primary races for the Marquette County Board Tuesday, the field advancing was narrowed to three Democrats and one Republican, with one incumbent winning and another losing. more »»

Voter turnout reported light in state, region

August 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — While Keweenaw County may have the fewest registered voters of any county in Michigan, voter turnout there was the highest in the Upper Peninsula in Tuesday’s primary elections at 33. more »»

County board approves veterans ballot language

August 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board unanimously approved ballot language Tuesday for a November general election millage request to fund a new county Veterans Affairs Department. more »»

4 candidates advance in BLP race

August 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — Four Marquette Board of Light and Power primary candidates advanced Tuesday to the November general election in their non-partisan bids for two open seats on the board. more »»



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