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Name of drowning victim released

October 16, 2014 By CHRISTIE BLECK Journal Staff Writer BIG BAY — The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the boater who drowned Wednesday on Mountain Lake on Huron Mountain Club property in... more »»

Jury finds Nelson guilty

October 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — A jury deliberated roughly three hours today before finding Michael Nels Nelson guilty of leaving the scene of a fatal traffic accident in Powell Township last December. more »»

Energy coalition gives ratepayers voice

October 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — In an effort to provide a greater, more unified voice for electricity ratepayers in the Upper Peninsula, the ad hoc Upper Peninsula Energy Users Coalition held an organizational meeting... more »»

Showcasing Marquette: Michigan Municipal League welcomed to city

October 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — Tedd M. Wallace hadn’t visited Marquette since the 1970s. more »»

Horse-ing around

October 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — Pedestrians gaped a bit slack-jawed at the surprising sight in downtown Marquette Wednesday night. more »»

Delft Theater receives financial boost

October 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — The renovation of the historic Delft Theater in downtown Marquette is getting a $481,000 boost. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. more »»

Huron Mountain Club worker drowns in Mountain Lake

October 16, 2014 BIG BAY — The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the drowning of a Huron Mountain Club employee that occurred at about 2 p.m. Wednesday in Mountain Lake in Powell Township. more »»

Top LifePoint officials named

October 16, 2014 ISHPEMING — LifePoint Hospitals Upper Peninsula Market President James Bogan announced today that Mitch Leckelt has accepted the position of CEO for Bell Hospital. more »»

Solinksi promoted to regional VP of human resources for three U.P. hospitals

October 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — Ruth Solinski, senior director of human resources at Marquette General Hospital, has been promoted to regional vice president of human resources, effective immediately. more »»

Agency leads charge on rates

October 15, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the second day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»

U.P. electric customers could pay up to $180 to subsidize power plants

October 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Public Service Commission estimates customers in the Upper Peninsula could pay up to an additional $180 each year on their electric bills to cover proposed subsidy costs to... more »»

SmartZone plans approved by commission

October 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved the Satellite SmartZone plan and related development and tax-increment finance plans to help bring high-tech jobs to the area. more »»

Commission approves boathouse lease

October 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Tuesday voted 5-2 to approve a lease for the Upper Peninsula Community Rowing Club to build a boathouse on land along Lakeshore Boulevard near the Hampto... more »»

Getting the bill

October 14, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the first day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Negaunee pursues disaster funds

October 14, 2014 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council unanimously approved a resolution at its meeting Thursday to seek $100,000 in state emergency disaster funds to assist with the city’s deep freeze costs. more »»

MAPS board hears about enrollment

October 14, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette Area Public Schools Superintendent Bill Saunders at Monday’s meeting told the MAPS board enrollment was coming in at 3,242 students district-wide. more »»

Disabled veterans get brand new van

October 14, 2014 From left, Bill Forslund, Vincent Sinervo, George LaBlonde III, Jim Feliciano, Bob Wellman, Charles Hawes and Gary Ruhinen stand in front of the new Disabled American Veterans van. more »»

RTI in Marquette expands

October 14, 2014 MARQUETTE — RTI Surgical Inc., a global surgical implant company based in Alachua, Florida, recently hired more than 30 new employees at its Marquette facility. more »»

Zombie Run a success

October 13, 2014 SANDS TOWNSHIP — Teaching Family Homes held its third annual Local 3 Silver Creek Zombie Run on Saturday afternoon. “We’re doing this to fundraise for kids and families in the U.P. more »»

Pedestrian, driver identified in fatal Saturday night crash

October 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — A pedestrian struck and killed by a mini-van Saturday night while crossing U.S. 41 in Marquette Township has been identified, as has the mini-van’s driver. more »»



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