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Break-in, damage reported at UPAWS

April 8, 2016 NEGAUNEE — Upon opening the facility early Thursday, employees at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter reported signs of forced entry, although nothing appeared to have been taken and all... more »»

Democrats block SEC nominees over political money fight

April 8, 2016 WASHINGTON — Opposition from top Senate Democrats on Thursday stalled two of President Barack Obama's picks for the Securities and Exchange Commission over whether the nominees support requiring... more »»

Fiat Chrysler to lay off 1,300 workers

April 8, 2016 DETROIT — Tumbling sales of Fiat Chrysler’s main midsize car have driven the company to indefinitely lay off 1,300 employees at a Detroit-area factory. more »»

Job offer made

April 7, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library Board of Trustees on Wednesday offered the vacant library director position to Andrea Ingmire, current director of the Greensburg-Decatur County Public... more »»

UPAWS employees report B&E, all animals safe

April 7, 2016 NEGAUNEE — Upon opening the facility earlier today, employees at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter reported signs of forced entry, although nothing appeared to taken and all animals were... more »»

Chocolay Township Board picks Zyburt for treasurer

April 7, 2016 HARVEY — Bennett Zyburt was chosen Wednesday as the new Chocolay Township treasurer to replace John Greenberg, who retired earlier this week after more than 30 years in the positio. more »»

Essar Steel misses $10M repayment to Minnesota

April 7, 2016 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Essar Steel Minnesota failed to make a $10 million payment that it promised to the state for missing deadlines on its troubled Iron Range taconite project, officials said. more »»

County renews contract with NMU for airport snack bar, provides funding

April 7, 2016 MARQUETTE — For those who look forward to grabbing a cup of coffee before their 6 a.m. flight, that option will still be available at Sawyer International Airport for at least another year. more »»

Fraco purchased by Crimmins family

April 7, 2016 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer HARVEY — Fraco Concrete Products is being purchased by the owners of Ishpeming-based construction company A. Lindberg & Sons Inc., officials confirmed this week. more »»

Enbridge maintains Straits pipeline safe

April 7, 2016 By ILSA MATTHES Escanaba Daily Press ESCANABA — Representatives from Enbridge were in the Upper Peninsula Tuesday discussing the Line 5 pipeline and the Straits of Mackinac crossing with... more »»

Lansing mayor defends $160K payout for former city attorney

April 7, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Lansing’s mayor is defending his handling of a separation agreement with a former city attorney who left her job last month with payout of more than $160,00. more »»

On trial

April 6, 2016 MARQUETTE — How much evidence does it take to prosecute an accused rapist? What is informed consent, and what if alcohol is involved? Why does a university have different standards of proof than the... more »»

NMU releases new logos

April 6, 2016 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University today launched its new academic and athletic logos. more »»

Coombs-Gerou issues statement on departure from YMCA

April 6, 2016 MARQUETTE — Lisa Coombs-Gerou, who resigned her position as chief executive officer of the YMCA of Marquette County effective Monday, has issued a statement on her departur. more »»

Marquette Township mulls 2-year PWPL pact

April 6, 2016 MARQUETTE — A new contract for services between the Peter White Public Library and Marquette Township Board may be nearing fruition. more »»

CEO at ‘Y’ quits

April 5, 2016 MARQUETTE — Lisa Coombs-Gerou has resigned her position as chief executive officer of the YMCA of Marquette County effective Monday. Layoffs also are expected. more »»

First ever SmartPrize underway

April 5, 2016 MARQUETTE — Described as the “Science Fair meets Shark Tank,” Marquette’s first SmartPrize kicked off its 10-day schedule this past weekend. more »»

1,000 feet down

April 5, 2016 MICHIGAMME — In what was deemed a “rare opportunity” for members of the public, several local officials toured the underground operation at Eagle Mine Monday morning. more »»

Community takes part in seed swap

April 5, 2016 MARQUETTE — It may not look like spring is coming when you look out the window, but several community organizations prepared for it by holding a community seed swap and seed saving class at the Pete... more »»

Late-winter blast has residents frustrated

April 4, 2016 ISHPEMING — Snow showers are not the kind of April showers anyone wants or expects, except if you live in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. more »»



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