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State school districts face fiscal stress

October 7, 2014 LANSING — Nearly 50 school districts and public charter schools across the state including two in the Upper Peninsula ended last year with a deficit, according to the Department of Education,... more »»

New CFO appointed to U.P. hospitals

October 7, 2014 MARQUETTE — Steve Embree, chief financial officer at Marquette General Hospital, has been promoted to regional CFO for the MGH, Bell Hospital and Portage Health. more »»

Vets alliance eyes election

October 7, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Veterans Alliance held an informational meeting Monday at which area lawmakers voiced support for a countywide proposal appearing on the Nov. more »»

Pipeline company reassures state

October 7, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Officials from a pipeline company are seeking to reassure Michigan officials who are conducting a safety review of lines including those running beneath the Straits of Mackinac. more »»

Scientists plan study of Michigan’s exotic swine

October 7, 2014 By Associated Press and Journal Staff EAST LANSING — Scientists plan to trap up to 18 feral swine and fit them with radio collars in a five-year project to learn more about the unwanted critters’... more »»

Wolf impact questioned

October 7, 2014 ESCANABA — As the debate on the future of wolf hunting in the Upper Peninsula continues, many may question the impact that wolves are actually having locally when they intersect with humans. more »»

Waiting for a donor

October 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — Like most parents with young children, Kristen Manier finds mornings before school to be hectic, to say the least, as she guides her son Talon, 9, and daughter Isabelle, 4, into being... more »»

Event covers process of organ donation

October 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — Doug Knauer knows first hand about the challenges of organ transplant. more »»

Discount hunting, fishing licenses

October 6, 2014 LANSING — There may be bargain license fees ahead for some out-of-state hunters and anglers, but that would mean less money for wildlife and fisheries conservation programs and activities. more »»

Tech helps ‘citizen scientists’ track invasive species

October 6, 2014 LANSING — Citizen scientists are getting recruited for the ongoing fight against invasive and non-indigenous species in the Great Lakes region. more »»

Verso announces closure of Bucksport, Maine, paper mill

October 6, 2014 MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Verso Paper Corp. today announced plans to close its paper mill in Bucksport, Maine. The closure of the mill is expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2014. more »»

Weeds:The good, the bad, the ugly

October 5, 2014 MARQUETTE — They’re something most individuals homeowners have to deal with at some point. When they happen on a city-wide basis, that involves a different dynamic. more »»

Royales, SHF team up to Paint the Peninsula Pink

October 5, 2014 MARQUETTE— The Marquette Royals partnered with the Superior Health Foundation Saturday night for a Painting the Peninsula Pink fundraiser. more »»

Mustangs crowned

October 5, 2014 Munising High School’s Karlee Dece was crowned as the 2014 fall homecoming queen while Austin Kelto was named King during halftime of Friday night’s football game. more »»

Artists share their work at historic Gossard building during Ishpeming’s Oktoberfest

October 5, 2014 MARQUETTE—Saturday kicked off the first annual Oktoberfest in Ishpeming at the Gossard building downtow. more »»

Co-op holds grand opening

October 5, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Food Co-op hosted a grand opening event Saturday to celebrate the store’s expansion and move to Washington Street. more »»

New Jamrich biography presented to former prez

October 4, 2014 MARQUETTE — Former Northern Michigan University President John X. Jamrich is known by most students at the university for having the newest academic building on campus named after him. more »»

Johnson trial wraps up

October 4, 2014 WINDSOR, Ontario —The trial of a former Calumet hockey player accused of sexual assault is expected to wrap up today in a Windsor, Ontario courtroom. more »»

Enough salt?

October 4, 2014 MARQUETTE — The reward for surviving last winter’s frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt — in some cases, five times as... more »»

GHS homecoming royalty

October 4, 2014 At Gwinn High School Friday night Justin Beauchamp (left) was crowned king and Ellie Olsen (right) was crowned queen at the Homecoming football game against Westwood. more »»



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