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Two waterspouts on Lake Superior

October 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — Two waterspouts were reported Thursday afternoon over Lake Superior near Harvey and Munising, but dissipated before reaching the shore. At 2:41 p.m. more »»

BLP makes case for Marquette Energy Center

October 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Light and Power held the first of two public forums Thursday to discuss its proposed plan for the new Marquette Energy Center, a natural gas-fueled electric... more »»

House OKs new state teacher evaluation framework

October 16, 2015 By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING — A new state framework for evaluating teachers and school administrators would take effect this academic year, with annual evaluations being based in part o... more »»

Building cultural cohesion

October 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — Preconceived notions about other groups — whether socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, age- or gender-based — can create barriers to achieving commonly held goals of raising healthy kids,... more »»

St. Vincent de Paul is OVERWHELMED

October 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — With boxes stacked to the ceiling, the S. more »»

National Weather Service confirms waterspout

October 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — A waterspout was reported today over Lake Superior west of Harvey, but it dissipated before reaching land. At 2:41 p.m. more »»

Enrollment down but elementary numbers up at Gwinn

October 15, 2015 GWINN — The latest enrollment numbers for Gwinn Area Community Schools are down 29 students from last year based on the results of the Oct. 7 count day, according to Superintendent Tom Jayne. more »»

Cougar sightings increase in Upper Peninsula

October 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — Confirmed reports of cougars in the Upper Peninsula since 2008 rose to 31 with one in mid-September in Dickinson County, but the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reports there is... more »»

Organizational changes made to Fourth of July planning

October 15, 2015 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Though it’s nearly nine months away, several local organizations have created a new nonprofit partnership they believe will benefit the Marquette area... more »»

Meeting addresses NMU budget cuts, student concerns

October 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University administrators addressed a packed auditorium of students Tuesday afternoon at a town hall meeting to answer questions about budget cuts set to go into effect... more »»

City to buy NMU land for new center

October 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Tuesday told its attorney to begin drafting a purchase agreement for Northern Michigan University property along Wright Street to be the site of the new... more »»

Forsyth Township police report meth bust in Gwinn

October 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Two Gwinn residents, a man and woman, were arraigned Tuesday in Marquette County District Court on methamphetamine charges. more »»

Angeli agrees to 2-year city manager contract

October 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Mike Angeli was sworn in Tuesday as Marquette’s new full-time city manager. more »»

Conference promotes parenting awareness

October 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — The 23rd annual Parenting Awareness of Michigan Conference on Thursday will address a variety of relevant topics about raising healthy children, from overcoming trauma to media violence... more »»


October 13, 2015 Presque Isle Boat Launch $404,000 The Presque Isle Marina’s new boat launch cost roughly $404,000. A Michigan Waterways Program Grant contributed $201,000. more »»

Campus security cams spark debate

October 13, 2015 LANSING — Maintaining security cameras that keep watch over students and faculty is a balancing act for campuses trying to protect both safety and privacy, an official at Northern Michigan Universit... more »»

Church leads effort to collect winter clothing for kids

October 13, 2015 ISHPEMING — Upper Peninsula winters are long, but for children who do not have the right clothing they can seem even longer. more »»

Zombies galore

October 12, 2015 Featured photos from the Teaching Family Homes Silver Creek Zombie Run held on Saturday afternoon in Harvey. Click on photos for details. more »»

U.P. water study boosts conservation efforts

October 12, 2015 By ERIC FREEDMAN Special to the Journal LANSING — Research at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is shedding light on the critical environmental role that shallow seasonal woodland pools of water pla... more »»

Nearly $24M in suspected drug assets seized

October 12, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Law enforcement agencies across Michigan reported seizing nearly $24 million in assets last year from people suspected of dealing drug. more »»



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