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Weather challenges mushers

February 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — Kris Sampson had a smile on his face after winning this year’s Midnight Run, but it probably wasn’t the same look he had while running his dog team through the brutal weather conditions... more »»

Ryan Anderson wins U.P. 200 Sled Dog Championship

February 15, 2015 MARQUETTE - Ryan Anderson of Ray, Minnesota, is the first five-time winner of the U.. more »»

Wind-driven snow closes many roads

February 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — Whiteout conditions caused by high winds and heavy snowfall caused major road closures Saturday throughout the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Winter helicopter icing tests to begin at Sawyer

February 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — The U.S. Army is ready to begin three months of winter icing helicopter testing over the Marquette area from Sawyer International Airport. The U.S. more »»

Teams set for cold U.P. 200

February 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — With the typical enthusiastic barking of sled dogs and a cheering crowd, the 26th running (and 25th anniversary) of the U.P. more »»

Visibility poor in and around city of Marquette, region

February 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Very windy conditions continue to make travel hazardous in and around the city of Marquette and much of the Upper Peninsula Saturday. more »»

Sampson wins Midnight Run

February 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Kris Sampson of South River, Ontario, is the winner of this year’s Midnight Run, crossing the finish line at about 11 this morning. The sled-dog race began at 8:30 p.m. more »»

Extreme weather leads to Glacier Glide cancellation

February 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Glacier Glide has been canceled for today due to forecasted inclement weather. Glacier Glide is the Lake Superior Art Association’s winter art show held at Presque Isle Par. more »»

City officials launch sled dog races

February 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette city were on hand Friday evening to help kick-off the 25th anniversary of the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Championships. more »»

Journal honored for support of U.P. 200

February 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Mining Journal received special recognition from the U.P. Sled Dog Association Friday evening. Jim Reevs, Mining Journal publisher, received the award just prior to the start of the U. more »»

Banquet, bib draw held

February 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — The festivities for the U.P. 200 officially kicked off Thursday night at the Marquette YMCA with the pre-race banquet and bib dra. more »»

4 injured in US 41 crashes

February 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette City Police said four people were taken to UP Health System-Marquette with non-life-threatening injuries Thursday after two crashes on U.S. 41, south of Marquette. more »»

Police identify shooting suspect

February 13, 2015 IRON MOUNTAIN — Michigan State Police troopers from the Iron Mountain post have identified a 49-year-old Norway man arraigned Thursday in Dickinson County District Court on charges related to an... more »»

Wolf delisting bills introduced in Congress

February 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — U.S. Rep. more »»

Downtown preparation for sled dog race start

February 13, 2015 Volunteer Benjamin Platt plugs in an extention cord while helping set up for the annual U.P. 200 and Midnight Run starts on West Washinton Street in front of The Mining Journal office this morning. more »»

Michigan Senate votes to set March 2016 presidential primary

February 13, 2015 LANSING — Michigan would hold a March 15 presidential primary in 2016 under bills approved unanimously Thursday by the Senate, ensuring Republicans would not run afoul of party rules and lose... more »»

Some explaining to do

February 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Public Service Commission has ordered We Energies to explain why it should not be prevented from suspending operations or retiring the Presque Isle Power Plant, given the... more »»

Police announce reopening of M-28

February 12, 2015 Michigan State Police troopers from the post in Negaunee Township said M-28 between Munising and Marquette was reopened today at 3 p.m. The road had been closed since 8 p.m. more »»

Snyder proposes $54B budget, announces cuts in current year

February 12, 2015 LANSING — Republican Gov. more »»

Shots fired at police

February 12, 2015 IRON MOUNTAIN — Two Michigan State Police troopers were injured Wednesday afternoon when police came under gunfire while attempting to serve a search warrant at a residence in Norway. more »»



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