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Extreme cold at Xterra

September 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — Chilly weather lingered in the Upper Peninsula over the weekend, but that didn’t stop the athletes from participating in the Xterra Marquette Triathlon at the Tourist Park on Saturday. more »»

Sneak peek at the past

September 14, 2014 MARQUETTE — Plowed under by an ever-building wave of technology, Marquette County’s once popular three outdoor theaters reside in what’s known today as the drive-in theater “graveyard. more »»

Lending a hand

September 14, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Home Builders Association gave the Marquette Women’s Center a present Saturday for its 40th birthday in the form of much-needed building upgrades. more »»

Finnish teacher to host 35-year reunion

September 14, 2014 MARQUETTE — “Tervetuloa suomenkielen luokkaan.” That’s a phrase students in Ishpeming resident Tanja Stanaway’s Finnish language classes have been hearing for the past 35 years. more »»

1899 Lake Superior shipwreck found

September 14, 2014 DEER PARK, Mich. more »»

Students meet service dog

September 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — Students in Anne Girard’s third-grade class at Graveraet Elementary School got a unusual visitor Thursday afternoon, of the four-legged variety. more »»

U.P. land deals OK’d

September 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh approved 18 land transactions Thursday, including four Upper Peninsula land deals, at a Lansing meeting of the Michigan... more »»

Council approves bond deal to repair city buildings

September 13, 2014 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council at this week’s meeting unanimously approved selling bonds to finance about $1. more »»

Partially submerged kayak prompts search

September 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — A partially submerged kayak 30 to 40 feet off the Lake Superior shoreline behind the Marquette Welcome Center on U.S. more »»

Strong solar storm hits Earth; could enhance northern Lights

September 13, 2014 WASHINGTON — A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but it was causing few, if any, problems. It also may allow more people to see the colorful northern lights. more »»

Regional storm AFTERMATH

September 12, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Community Rowing Club lost two safety launches during Wednesday’s storm that brought high winds and rain to the area. more »»

Freeze aid eligibility announced

September 12, 2014 MARQUETTE — Gov. Rick Snyder says 32 communities in northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula are eligible for approximately $7.5 million in aid after last winter’s deep freeze. more »»

No wolf hunt in Michigan this year

September 12, 2014 DETROIT — The Michigan Natural Resources Commission confirmed Thursday there won’t be a gray wolf hunt this year. Commission officials said Thursday that it lacks the authority to set another hunt. more »»

Update: Nero-Bob to return to specialist

September 12, 2014 MARQUETTE — Amanda Bertucci said Nero-Bob is doing well and is scheduled to go back to a specialist in Appleton, Wisconsin, next week. “Bob’s doing really good. more »»

Judge hasn’t ruled in home invasion case

September 12, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette County District Court Judge Roger Kangas has not announced a decision yet on whether to bind two defendants, each accused of home invasion and seven other felonies, over to... more »»

Storm slams region

September 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — An early autumn storm dumped significant rainfall over much of the Upper Peninsula Wednesday, teaming with gusting northerly winds and heavy waves to cause localized erosion and other... more »»

Portion of Lakeshore Boulevard reopens

September 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — Lakeshore Boulevard between Fair Avenue and Wright Street has been reopened. Lakeshore Boulevard between Wright Street and Hawley Street is still closed until further notice. more »»

Support urged in planning for econ development zone

September 11, 2014 ESCANABA — Organizers of a proposed economic development area in the Central Upper Peninsula are requesting municipalities, businesses, schools, colleges and individuals to show their support for th... more »»

Senate sends Snyder bill to avert $1.1B tax payout

September 11, 2014 LANSING — The Legislature on Wednesday sent Gov. Rick Snyder a bill designed to ensure that a recent ruling in a business tax case does not force Michigan to pay out $1. more »»

Fundraising wrapping up for MAPS Chromebooks

September 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — Fifth-graders in Marquette Area Public Schools have access to their very own Google Chromebook this year, thanks to the fundraising efforts of the MAPS Education Foundatio. more »»



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