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Deal reached for new power plants

August 16, 2016 MARQUETTE — Cliffs Natural Resources and WEC Energy Group have reached an agreement to build two new electric generating facilities to replace the aging coal-fired Presque Isle Power Plant in... more »»

Viet vet raising funds for memorial

August 16, 2016 REPUBLIC — A local Vietnam War veteran is requesting help from the community to commemorate fallen comrades. more »»

Inmate caught after scaling prison wall

August 16, 2016 NEWBERRY (AP) — Officials say an inmate has been captured after scaling a fence at a prison in Newberry. The Michigan Department of Corrections says 19-year-old Alize Montague was caught around 4 a.m. more »»

Mexican police, troops hunt for group abducted in resort

August 16, 2016 MEXICO CITY — The son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman may be among the half-dozen men abducted by a squad of gunmen at a restaurant in the Mexican beach resort of Puerto Vallarta,... more »»

Lasting legacy

August 15, 2016 MARQUETTE — The sun was shining down over the Clark Lambros’ Beach Park Sunday as the community gathered for its official dedication. more »»

Cliffs, WEC Energy Group partner on new U.P. power plants

August 15, 2016 MARQUETTE — Cliffs Natural Resources and WEC Energy Group have reached an agreement to build two new electric generating facilities to replace the aging coal-fired Presque Isle Power Plant in... more »»

Escanaba armed robbery reported

August 15, 2016 ESCANABA — Police are seeking two men who took an undetermined amount of cash during an armed robbery this morning at an Escanaba motel. more »»

Fire in Soo kills one

August 15, 2016 SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — One person was killed Saturday evening in a house fire in Sault Ste. Marie, according to officials from the Sault Ste. Marie Fire Department. Lt. more »»

Ishpeming twins to attend national Miss America preteen pageant in October

August 15, 2016 ISHPEMING — Ten-year-old twins Maddie and Mackenzie Tourney are preparing to take center stage in a national competition, taking sibling rivalry to a new level, but it’s all in fun. more »»

Retired zoologist reveals unseen life through his art

August 15, 2016 LANSING — James Atkinson’s art draws inspiration from a plethora of microscopic life found in a single drop of pond water. The St. more »»

Building a better future

August 14, 2016 By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The benefits of a recently formed partnership between the Marquette Branch Prison and Marquette County Habitat for Humanity are two-fold. more »»


August 14, 2016 Jorden Wakeley, right, edges out Jeff Hall, left, Ronald Catlin, back right, and Tom Burke, center, to claim first place in the 48-mile Hard Rock at the Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic Saturday... more »»

Township design standards progress

August 14, 2016 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Planning Commission, with a split vote Wednesday, approved new design standards that aim to regulate the appearance of new... more »»

Top state Republicans not entirely in Trump’s corner

August 14, 2016 By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING — Donald Trump’s inflammatory style is leading high-ranking Michigan Republican officeholders and candidates to take a hands-off approach to their... more »»


August 13, 2016 By MAGGIE J. SHEPEARD Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission is looking into how best to use the U.S. Coast Guard property it recently acquired. more »»

Municipal funding focus of summit

August 13, 2016 By LISA BOWERS Journal Ishpeming Bureau MARQUETTE — Elected officials and municipal leaders from across the Upper Peninsula gathered to participate in the Investing in Michigan Communities: Finding... more »»

Pundits or Trump campaign coaches? A twist in news coverage

August 13, 2016 By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES — When radio host Hugh Hewitt asked Donald Trump this week if he really meant that President Barack Obama had founded the Islamic State group, it was... more »»

Pedestrian hit by car downtown

August 13, 2016 A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle when using the crosswalk at the intersection of Third and Washington streets in Marquette around 4:30 p.m. Friday. more »»

Partridge Creek Farm focuses on community outreach, youth

August 12, 2016 ISHPEMING — Partridge Creek Farm is beginning to reap harvests in education and volunteerism as well as in the field. more »»

100 Good Men campaign far exceeds expectations

August 12, 2016 MARQUETTE — In a show of robust support from local men, the Women’s Center and Harbor House far exceeded their goal of finding 100 “good men” in their month-long fundraising campaign that ended July... more »»



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