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US jobless rate falls to 6-year low of 5.9 pct.

October 3, 2014 WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September, a burst of hiring that helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008. more »»

Area parents warned about Internet safety

October 3, 2014 ESCANABA — Parents need to be aware of what their children are accessing on the Internet, advises a downstate police detective involved in the recent arrest of a Gladstone man charged with... more »»

City of Negaunee pushes paper to progress on deep freeze reimbursements

October 3, 2014 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council is moving forward in the process of obtaining state and federal funds to assist with hundreds of thousands of dollars in costs associated with last winter’s deep... more »»

First ore concentrate leaves mill on rail car

October 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — The last milestone of moving ore from the Eagle Mine through processing at the Humboldt Mill to nearby rail lines was marked Wednesday when the first rail cars full of nickel and copper... more »»

Commission candidate suing city over rezoning

October 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette City Commission candidate Jesse Schramm and his company, Schramm’s Superior Properties LLC, are suing the city of Marquette in regard to the proposed transfer statio. more »»

Schools take part in annual student count day

October 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — Students in schools across Michigan likely thought Wednesday was just another day. more »»

Aps for US jobless benefits drop to 287K

October 2, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.. more »»

Vajda receives good annual review

October 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — City of Marquette Manager Bill Vajda was given a resounding thumbs up from the city commission, which announced the results of his annual review on Monday. more »»

Register of Deeds Manley to retire; county officials to determine appointee

October 2, 2014 MARQUETTE — A committee of elected officials will meet today to discuss finding a successor for Marquette County Register of Deeds Patricia Manley who is retiring after more than 25 years in office. more »»

Embezzler to jail

October 2, 2014 By?Escanaba Daily Press ESCANABA — A Gladstone woman was sentenced to nine months in jail Tuesday for embezzling more than $174,000 while working as a secretary for an Escanaba business. more »»


October 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — A ribbon-cutting ceremony held at the fountain in front of Graveraet Elementary School officially ushered in a new era for the long-standing educational institutio. more »»

America’s Favorite Vet

October 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — He was named America’s Favorite Veterinarian on Tuesday, but for Dr. Tim Hunt, the honor is humbling and the attention that comes with it a bit overwhelming. more »»

City commission voices concerns about refuse hauler

October 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Monday approved renewing the contract with Waste Management Inc. for residential trash pick-up, but not without raising a few concerns. more »»

Wolf hunting opponents set voter education meetings

October 1, 2014 MARQUETTE — Opponents of wolf hunting in Michigan have organized 11 meetings over the next several weeks to inform voters about two related statewide referendum proposals on the Nov. more »»

Bay College corrections training set to begin

October 1, 2014 ESCANABA — Bay College’s newly opened Corrections Officer Training Academy will continue at the Michigan Technical Education Center throughout the fall, with a weekend academy set to begin in January. more »»

Color season varied; Monday storm likely accelerated leaf drop

September 30, 2014 MARQUETTE — In recent days, tourism officials had been reporting a range of steadily advancing fall color progression across the Upper Peninsula, but Monday’s rainfall and strong north winds likely... more »»

Hunt named top US veterinarian for 2014

September 30, 2014 MARQUETTE —Dr. Tim Hunt of Bayshore Veterinary Hospital in Marquette was named the 2014 winner of America' Favorite Veterinarian voting. more »»

Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

September 30, 2014 DALLAS (AP) — Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebol. more »»

2014 Superiorland Magazine hits streets today

September 30, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Mining Journal’s 2014 magazine is published in today’s newspaper. “The Great Outdoors” considers a wide variety of outdoors-related topics, according to Managing Editor Bud Sargent. more »»

AG investigating prison murder-for-hire allegation

September 30, 2014 LANSING (AP) — The state Attorney General’s criminal division is investigating allegations of a murder-for-hire plot involving a food service worker at an eastern Upper Peninsula prison. more »»



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