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Still in the DARK

June 23, 2015 Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of four installments on the controversial dark store issue, its impact locally and what’s being done on the state level to address the situation. more »»

EPA dismisses enviro appeal on Eagle Mine water permit

June 23, 2015 MARQUETTE — Save the Wild U.P. has received notice of the dismissal of its petition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Appeals Board regarding the Lundin Corp.’s Eagle Mine. more »»

Preserve receives grant for community forest

June 22, 2015 MARQUETTE — The U.S. Forest Service has announced more than $1. more »»

Cougars repopulating Great Lakes region

June 22, 2015 LANSING — Don’t call it a comeback. Call it a potential comeback. more »»

Marquette receives DEQ grants for E. coli testing

June 22, 2015 MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette is one of several municipalities throughout the state awarded grant money and testing equipment to assist in monitoring E. more »»

Jesse Jackson released from halfway house in Baltimore

June 22, 2015 BALTIMORE (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released this morning from a Baltimore halfway house, where he'd been living since his release from an Alabama federal prison in Marc. more »»

Kids, dads enjoy early celebration

June 21, 2015 MARQUETTE — Youngsters and their dads at Lake Superior Village in Marquette had a treat Friday afternoon, with an early Father’s Day cookout celebration. more »»

Lunch crunch

June 21, 2015 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee school board is schedule to decide whether to lay off 19 employees Monday when it considers privatizing the district’s food service program. A budget meeting is set for 6:30 p. more »»

Escaped U.P. inmate may have been spotted in Green Bay

June 21, 2015 MARQUETTE — Escaped Houghton County jail inmate John Wesley Saatio is believed to have been seen at a business in Green Bay, Wis., according to the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office. more »»

County makes adjustments to jail, Mangum Farm project

June 21, 2015 MARQUETTE — Changes to the health and safety improvement project at the Marquette County Jail and the Mangum Farm Detention Center include an increased number of door replacements, the addition of... more »»

Chocolay park starting small

June 20, 2015 HARVEY — Fairies in Chocolay Township? Work on the children’s area at the new Chocolay Permaculture Park got underway Thursday and it includes, among other things, a small fairy garden not far from... more »»

Houghton County inmate escapes

June 20, 2015 MARQUETTE — A Houghton County Jail inmate escaped Friday while being escorted back from the county courthouse, according to the Houghton County Sheriff’s Office. more »»

Obama pushes for tougher emmission standards for heavy trucks

June 20, 2015 By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday proposed tough new standards to improve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide pollution from trucks and vans, the... more »»

Great Lakes Rodeo weekend

June 20, 2015 Above, Grace Lundberg ends her horseman skill demonstration during Friday night's competition at the Great Lakes Rodeo at the Marquette County Fairgrounds in Sands. more »»

Study looks at impact of repealing Obamacare

June 20, 2015 By ANDREW TAYLOR and RICARDO ALONSO- ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON — Repealing President Barack Obama’s signature health care law would modestly increase the budget deficit, while the number... more »»

History, heritage found on Cliffs Shaft Mine tour

June 19, 2015 ISHPEMING — Ishpeming’s former Cliffs Shaft Mine, with its iconic concrete obelisk and T-shaped headframes, stands both as a physical and metaphorical symbol of the city’s rich mining history. more »»

Plea in armed robbery case entered

June 19, 2015 MARQUETTE — Nasir Kaseeb Jones, one of the three men accused of being involved in an armed robbery in Marquette, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Marquette County Circuit Court. more »»

M-94 crash injures father, son

June 19, 2015 CHATHAM — A father and son from Munising were sent to the hospital Thursday for injuries sustained during a two-vehicle accident involving a minivan and a semi tractor-trailer near Chatham. more »»

Marquette restroom facilities under construction

June 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — Construction of permanent restroom facilities at three Marquette parks is on schedule. more »»

NMU board hikes tuition, fees

June 18, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees voted this morning to increase tuition by the state cap of 3.2 percent. more »»



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