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U.P. water study boosts conservation efforts

October 12, 2015 By ERIC FREEDMAN Special to the Journal LANSING — Research at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is shedding light on the critical environmental role that shallow seasonal woodland pools of water pla... more »»

Nearly $24M in suspected drug assets seized

October 12, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Law enforcement agencies across Michigan reported seizing nearly $24 million in assets last year from people suspected of dealing drug. more »»

Design pact for service center to be discussed

October 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission will meet Tuesday to discuss a contract for design services related to the city’s new Municipal Service Center. more »»

Munising awarded CDBG funding to battle blight

October 12, 2015 LANSING — The Michigan Economic Development Corp. more »»

Harvest Time

October 11, 2015 Clockwise from top, a pumpkin marks a piece of art on the street that was entered into the chalk drawing contest at the third annual Baraga Harvest Fest, Saturday, on Baraga Avenue in Marquette. more »»

Roads project still on schedule

October 11, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette Township is preparing to enter the second year of a three-year plan to overhaul several streets under its Local Roads Rehabilitation Project. more »»

Under Construction

October 11, 2015 Under Marquette Township’s Local Roads Rehabilitation Project, the roughly 4 miles of roadway scheduled for reconstruction in 2016 include: • South Vandenboom Road, from Grove Street to U.. more »»

Knowing what to do if shooting starts still hazy at colleges

October 11, 2015 By LISA LEFF and RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.. more »»


October 10, 2015 MARQUETTE — When it comes to the well-being and safety of loved ones, County Commissioner Joe Derocha said no chances should be taken. more »»

1 student dead after shooting

October 10, 2015 By FELICIA FONSECA Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. more »»

Marquette chamber sees continued growth

October 10, 2015 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Since the Marquette Chamber of Commerce opened its office on Third Street in late July, its membership has grown by 60 percent and it plans to also... more »»

Practice makes perfect

October 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — Officers from the Marquette Police Department and Marquette County Sheriff’s Office suited up in dive gear and jumped into Teal Lake for their monthly training Thursday morning. more »»

Local police divers take to the waters of Teal Lake for training

October 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — Officers from the Marquette Police Department and Marquette County Sheriff’s Office suited up in dive gear and jumped into Teal Lake for their monthly training Thursday morning. more »»

Negaunee council addresses union changes

October 9, 2015 NEGAUNEE — Dozens of members and supporters of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1415 turned out at the Negaunee City Council’s regular meeting Thursday night. more »»

Report: Efforts to reduce teen pregnancies working

October 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — In Marquette County, one in 20 births are to teen moms, a number that has been cut in half since the early ‘90s, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics. more »»

Suit wants plans mandated for dealing with big oil spills

October 9, 2015 TRAVERSE CITY — An environmental group sued the federal government Thursday, contending it gives pipeline owners and operators a free pass on developing legally required plans for dealing with oil... more »»

Room at the Inn opens overnight shelter for the season

October 8, 2015 MARQUETTE — For about nine years now, Room at the Inn, an interfaith coalition of churches, has hosted an emergency homeless shelter that rotates locations each week among the 12 different... more »»

Women named to labor hall of fame

October 8, 2015 MARQUETTE — Two Upper Peninsula women will be inducted into the Upper Peninsula Labor Hall of Fame Saturday. more »»

Land donated to city of Ishpeming

October 8, 2015 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council continues to plan improvements to city properties and now can add a land donation finalized at Wednesday’s regular meeting to its list of steps forward. more »»

Fiat Chrysler, UAW avoid strike with new tentative agreement

October 8, 2015 DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler has avoided an expensive strike at its U.S. plants after reaching a tentative labor agreement with the United Auto Workers union. more »»



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