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Michigan-grown barley is slowly making comeback thanks to state’s burgeoning craft beer industry

September 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — The number of breweries and the amount of beer they produce is growing in the state of Michigan, a top industry spokesman said. more »»

MDOT conducts ‘Road Watchers’ program this winter

September 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — A new Road Watchers program from the Michigan Department of Transportation will give motorists a chance to tell MDOT how well it’s maintaining highways in the Upper Peninsula this winte. more »»

March will connect Marquette to climate change movement

September 19, 2014 MARQUETTE — In anticipation of the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit to be held in New York City next week, hundreds of cities across the world will hold rallies and marches demanding climate actio... more »»

No date for wind turbine replacement

September 18, 2014 ISHPEMING — Having waited for more than five years for information about when the motionless wind turbine in Ishpeming will be taken down and replaced with a working model, the company responsible... more »»

Nassiri guilty of second degree murder

September 18, 2014 HOUGHTON — From the first 911 call, it was clear Nima Nassiri was responsible for the injuries that would later claim his wife’s life. Wednesday afternoon, a jury decided it was murde. more »»

NICE board OKs new hires

September 18, 2014 ISHPEMING — The NICE school board approved hiring an elementary art teacher and several support staff personnel at its meeting Monday. more »»

Home invasion suspects bound over for trial

September 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette County District Court Judge Roger Kangas Wednesday bound over to Marquette County Circuit Court for trial two defendants, each accused of home invasion and seven other felonie. more »»

Negaunee closes the books on sewer transmission project

September 18, 2014 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council recently approved the final change order and draw request for work on the city’s sewer transmission line, officially closing the account on the multimillion... more »»

Piano concert to benefit orphanage held

September 18, 2014 Amanda Matznick, 14, daughter of Heidi and Lance Peterson of west Ishpeming, performed a piano concert Wednesday night at the Marquette Federated Women’s Clubhouse to benefit an orphanage in Africa,... more »»


September 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — Bothwell Middle School students got their exercise this morning participating in the annual fall Walk to School Day. more »»

Nassiri guilty of second degree murder

September 17, 2014 HOUGHTON — A Houghton County jury found Nima Nassiri guilty this afternoon of murder in the death of his wife in their Dollar Bay home in December. more »»

No ruling in home invasion case

September 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette County District Court Judge Roger Kangas is expected to rule later today on whether to bind two defendants, each accused of home invasion and seven other felonies, over to... more »»

Senior Expo ‘best yet’

September 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — The third annual Senior Citizens Expo held Tuesday in Marquette was the best one yet, according to organizer Sharon Johnson. “I think it’s been a wonderful year,” Johnson said. more »»

Michigan birders ID favorites

September 17, 2014 LANSING — If you ask about bird watchers’ favorite birds of the region, they almost always have one response: “That is a really hard question. more »»

MAPS board ratifies new pact on 5-2 vote

September 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — In a 5-2 vote, the Marquette Area Public Schools board of education voted Monday during a special meeting to ratify a new contract between the district and its teachers union, ending... more »»

Cliffs partner in power venture well versed in plant construction

September 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — Invenergy Thermal Development, LLC, the company Cliffs Natural Resources is in discussions with to construct a new power plant in the Upper Peninsula, is experienced in developing and... more »»

Chocolay adopts burning ordinance

September 16, 2014 HARVEY — The Chocolay Township Board of Trustees Monday unanimously approved a burning ordinance that addresses enforcement and public-safety issues. more »»

Board also OKs trade zone effort

September 16, 2014 HARVEY — The Chocolay Township Board of Trustees on Monday passed a resolution adopting an intergovernmental agreement approving the Superior Trade Zone under the Urban Cooperation Act. more »»

Late-season construction in Marquette

September 16, 2014 Workers tear apart sidewalks and sections of the road to make lateral repairs to the sanitary sewer system on Bluff Street between Fourth and Seventh streets in Marquette this morning. more »»



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