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No shadow: Pennsylvania groundhog ‘predicts’ early spring

February 2, 2016 PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The handlers of Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, say the furry rodent has failed to see his shadow, meaning he has “predicted” an early spring. more »»

Cliffs: Plant plans progress

February 2, 2016 MARQUETTE — Plans to replace the aging coal-fired Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette with a new natural gas-fueled cogeneration facility in Marquette County are moving forward on schedule,... more »»

Warmer temperatures tempt enthusiasts

February 1, 2016 Saturday afternoon’s warm and sunny weather brought hundreds of outdoor enthusiasts to the Eben Ice Caves, which tend to be popular this time of year. more »»

Negaunee Township man arraigned on meth charges

February 1, 2016 ISHPEMING — A Negaunee Township man was arraigned Monday in Marquette County District Court on two counts related to methamphetamine production. more »»

Second chance given

February 1, 2016 LANSING — A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that juveniles sentenced to life in prison should be guaranteed a shot at parole came three months too late for one Michigan man. more »»

Journal captures 6 Michigan Press Association awards

February 1, 2016 By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — The Mining Journal won six 2015 Michigan Press Association Better Newspaper Contest awards. more »»

Forecast calls for heavy snowfall Tuesday evening

February 1, 2016 MARQUETTE — Snow is likely to accumulate quickly Tuesday as a winter storm is predicted to bring as much as a foot of snow to the central and eastern parts of the Upper Peninsula by Wednesday... more »»

Crash sends one to hospital

February 1, 2016 MARQUETTE — One person was sent to the hospital this morning after a car collided with a snow plow near the intersection of U.S. 41 and M-35 in Negaunee Township. more »»

Credit union sets up scholarship

February 1, 2016 ISHPEMING — TruNorth Federal Credit Union has established a $1,000 scholarship for Ishpeming High School graduates in honor of longtime Board President Neil Anderson, who died Sept. 20. more »»

Among GOP rivals to Trump and Cruz, Rubio has most cash

February 1, 2016 WASHINGTON — Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Chris Christie, the four Republican candidates in a showdown for their party’s traditional supporters, closed last year with roughly as much money... more »»

It’s time to meet the PUPPETS

January 31, 2016 At top, left, Little Red Riding Hood, as told by the Marquette-based Vertigo Theatre Company, kept children and their guardians entertained Saturday afternoon at the Peter White Public Library. more »»

Seeking control

January 31, 2016 MARQUETTE — Since 2011, the Republican party has been strong in Michigan, controlling all but the two U.S. Senate seats. more »»

BLP moving forward with community solar project

January 31, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Light and Power has unanimously approved contracting with Michigan Energy Options to assist in developing its community solar project. more »»

Marquette’s Waterfront Safety Task Force warns ‘no ice is safe ice’

January 30, 2016 MARQUETTE — Tragedy was averted recently along Marquette’s shoreline when two passersby rescued a man who had fallen through thin ice on Lake Superior, underscoring the importance of ice safety... more »»

Drug, property crime suspect bound over

January 30, 2016 By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — A 26-year-old Champion man waived his preliminary hearing and was bound over to the Marquette County Circuit Court on four felony charges connecte... more »»

Warning: Lead above filter grade

January 30, 2016 By JEFF KAROUB and DAVID EGGERT Associated Press GRAND RAPIDS — Flint residents were warned Friday that water samples from more than two dozen city locations have higher lead levels than filters can... more »»

Funds available for west end housing repairs

January 30, 2016 ISHPEMING — Homeowners with residences in need of repair in Ishpeming and Negaunee may be able to get some immediate help. more »»

Alaskan Adventure

January 29, 2016 MARQUETTE — A thousand miles, 14 dogs and the drive to accomplish her dream. At just 19 years old, Laura Neese is preparing to take on her biggest challenge yet as a sled dog racer — the Yukon Quest. more »»

Marquette Township to install surveillance system at Lions Field

January 29, 2016 MARQUETTE — Marquette Township officials are hoping a new surveillance system at the Lions Field Recreation Area will curb destructive acts of vandalism at the recently revitalized par. more »»

Gun sales boom in region, state

January 29, 2016 LANSING — Statewide some retailers see a substantial spike in sales of guns and ammunition resulting from recent executive orders handed down by the Obama Administration. more »»



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