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Wolf presence confirmed downstate

September 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources confirmed today the presence of a gray wolf in Emmet County in 2014, marking the second confirmation of wolf presence in the Lower Peninsula... more »»

Body recovered at Presque Isle

September 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — Emergency personnel pulled a body from the bottom of a cliff near Black Rocks at Presque Isle Park shortly after noon. more »»

Founders leaving Honor Flight, new leaders take over

September 17, 2015 ESCANABA — The founder and her original group of helpers have flown their last mission of Upper Peninsula Honor Flight. But U.P. Honor Flight will continue. more »»

City street repairs set

September 17, 2015 MARQUETTE — Repairs are expected to be made at the beginning of next month to the intersection of Wright Street and Sugar Loaf Avenue in Marquette. more »»

State land transactions OK’d

September 17, 2015 LANSING — Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh approved several land transactions at a recent meeting of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission in Lansing. more »»

Workers may balk at Fiat Chrysler, UAW tentative contract agreement

September 17, 2015 DETROIT — After weeks of negotiations, Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers have hammered out a new labor agreement. But the hard work is just beginning. more »»

General Motors settles criminal case over ignition switches

September 17, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — General Motors admitted it failed to disclose to the public a deadly problem with small-car ignition switches as part of a $900 million deal reached with federal authorities to avoid... more »»

Plague survivor: Experience with illness was ‘surreal’

September 16, 2015 GWINN— For Marquette resident Alisha Plescher, it still hasn’t quite sunk in yet that she is a survivor of the bubonic plague. more »»

Presque Isle Marina boat launch reopens

September 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — After recent improvements, the Presque Isle Marina boat launch in Marquette was reopened late last wee. more »»

Honor Flight departs

September 16, 2015 Upper Peninsula Honor Flight organizing committee member Paula Waeghe talks to Norm Marenger of Escanaba in the hangar at Delta County Airport as Mission IX prepares to leave this morning for... more »»

Benishek won’t seek re-election

September 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — Despite an announcement earlier this year stating his interest in running for a fourth term in 2016, U.S. Rep. more »»

Township board OKs preliminary condo expansion

September 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board on Tuesday approved preliminary plans for expansion of a site condominium development and scheduled a special meeting to discuss a vacant trustee position on... more »»

Tentative auto contract reached

September 16, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — A tentative contract agreement reached Tuesday between the United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler addresses pay and health care issues, but neither side would give specifics about the... more »»

Benishek to retire at end of term

September 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — Despite an announcement earlier this year stating his interest in running for a fourth term in 2016, U.S. Rep. more »»

Bubonic plague case here

September 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — A case of bubonic plague has been confirmed in a Marquette County resident who recently returned from an area in Colorado with reported plague activity, the Michigan Department of Health... more »»

City OKs budget

September 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Monday approved its Fiscal Year 2016 budget, which includes an increase for utility rates and some significantly higher permitting fees. more »»

Angeli given manager’s position

September 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — Mike Angeli, chief of the Marquette Police Department, was unanimously appointed full-time city manager Monday during a Marquette City Commission meeting. more »»

Gwinn schools ban student cell phones

September 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — Cell phone use in school has been a topic of debate among faculty and administrators at Gwinn schools heading into the new year, as the use of portable electronic devices among school ag... more »»

Fiat Chrysler, UAW extend contract, continue talking

September 15, 2015 DETROIT — Contract talks between Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers union continued early Tuesday morning after both sides extended their current contract on an hour-by-hour basis. more »»

NMU Skydiving

September 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — “It’s raining Wildcats,” said Duane DuRay, airport manager at Sawyer International Airport, referring to the 60 Northern Michigan University students who channeled their inner daredevil... more »»



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