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Climate activists protest at oil refineries

May 15, 2016 SEATTLE — Hundreds of climate activists on Saturday marched to the site of two refineries in northwest Washington state to call for a break from fossil fuels, while a smaller group continued to bloc... more »»

Melanoma warning signs

May 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — After her daughter died of stage four melanoma at just 38 years old, Gwinn resident Delight Hill took it upon herself to teach others about the dangers of sun exposure. more »»

Standoff suspect arraigned on armed robbery charge

May 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Ishpeming man arrested Thursday during a standoff with police at a residence on Prairie Avenue in Ishpeming Township was arraigned in Marquette County District Court Friday morning. more »»

Invent@NMU featured among state’s top innovative programs

May 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — Invent@NMU founding director David Ollila was invited to Detroit recently to participate in a panel presentation delivered to two high-ranking Chinese officials. more »»

BLP bond sale closes

May 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Light and Power completed its bonding process with Bank of America-Merrill Lynch this week, and recently announced the date of an official groundbreaking for its... more »»

Body of missing fisherman found

May 14, 2016 SAULT STE. MARIE — The discovery of a body Thursday closed a missing person’s case, according to a news release from the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office in Sault Ste. Marie. more »»

Long airport security waits anger fliers

May 14, 2016 WASHINGTON — Facing a growing backlash over extremely long waits at airport security, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson asked fliers “to be patient” as the government takes steps to get them... more »»

If the shoe fits

May 13, 2016 ISHPEMING — Middle schoolers in Ishpeming received a soleful boost Thursday during lunch facilitated by a local church — new shoes. more »»

BLP receives facility financing, schedules groundbreaking

May 13, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Light and Power completed its bonding process with Bank of America-Merrill Lynch Thursday morning and recently announced the date of an official groundbreaking for... more »»

BLP awards site prep contract

May 13, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Light and Power on Tuesday awarded a contract for site preparation work related to the utility’s new electric generating facility that includes clearing about a... more »»

Ishpeming standoff resolved peacefully

May 13, 2016 ISHPEMING — A male suspect allegedly connected to an armed robbery in the city of Marquette was arrested late Thursday afternoon after a three-hour standoff in Ishpeming involving Ishpeming police,... more »»

West end pageant contestants prepare for contests

May 13, 2016 Nineteen girls will be competing for the titles of Independence Princess 2016 and Miss Independence 2016 at 5 pm. Saturday in the Westwood High School Auditorium. more »»

Northern’s MPA program among most affordable

May 13, 2016 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has one of the nation’s most affordable online master’s degree programs in public administration for 2016, according to gradschoolhub.com. more »»

Young ‘Cats

May 12, 2016 MARQUETTE — Hundreds of sixth-grade students from Northern Michigan University’s charter schools around the state are visiting campus today as part of the Young Wildcat Scholars program. more »»

Standoff in Ishpeming resolved

May 12, 2016 ISHPEMING — One adult suspect who was allegedly connected to an armed robbery in the city of Marquette about one month ago was arrested in Ishpeming late Thursday afternoon after a three-hour... more »»

Police ID explosion victim; community backs effort to raise money for medical expenses

May 12, 2016 MARQUETTE — Police have identified the man injured in the explosion that destroyed a building in K.I. Sawyer earlier this month as 33-year-old Derek Parker, of Skandia. more »»

Stabenow bill aims to increase use of wood

May 12, 2016 MARQUETTE — U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Lansing, and Se. more »»

MAPS getting upgrades this summer, beyond

May 12, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette school board awarded bids Monday to two Marquette-based contractors for sinking fund projects set to be completed this summer. more »»

Fire danger soars

May 11, 2016 MARQUETTE — An elevated wildfire risk in portions of the eastern Upper Peninsula continues today, with rainfall expected tonight or Thursday as a cold front moves into the area. more »»

Gwinn schools move forward with bond sale

May 11, 2016 GWINN — The Gwinn school board on Monday approved the competitive sale of bonds, following voter approval May 3 of the district’s $4.4 million bond proposal. more »»

 
 
 

 

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