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Veterans assistance: Grant through AMCAB to help with housing, winterization, food, etc.

November 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded the Alger-Marquette Community Action Board a federal Supportive Services for Veterans Families grant of about $475,700. more »»

‘Fed Up’ to be screened at NMU

November 18, 2014 MARQUETTE — The new food documentary “Fed Up” will be screened at 7 tonight in the Jamrich Hall Auditorium at Northern Michigan Universit. more »»

Michigan forest management may help snowshoe hare

November 18, 2014 EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Forest management practices may be able to help boost Michigan’s snowshoe hare population, which researchers say is declining in part due to climate chang. more »»

Marquette County Board to interview civil counsel candidates

November 18, 2014 By JOHN PEPIN Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board will interview representatives from two Marquette law firms at a work session today in an effort to replace county civil... more »»

24-7 Weather forecasting never stops at the National Weather Service

November 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — Ever get excited about a winter storm that’s on its way to dump several inches, maybe feet, of snow on you? “I can tell you that none of us would be in the weather business if we didn’t... more »»

Tall requests recount in Ishpeming council election

November 17, 2014 ISHPEMING — Ishpeming Mayor Mike Tall has requested a recount of his race for the Ishpeming City Council in the Nov. more »»

Check station numbers down

November 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — A continued crawling start to the firearm deer season in the Upper Peninsula saw fewer deer checked at state stations across the region over the weekend, with heavy snowfall forcing some... more »»

Michigan behind other states in wood use innovation

November 17, 2014 LANSING — Michigan is lagging far behind states on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts in exploring innovative markets and uses for wood products and wood energy, experts say. more »»

High technology studies Lake Huron shipwrecks

November 17, 2014 LANSING — Diving isn’t the only way to get an in-depth look at the mysteries beneath the surface of the Great Lakes. more »»

‘Chicago’ opens this week at NMU

November 17, 2014 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will present the musical “Chicago” Wednesday through Saturday at Forest Roberts Theatre. Show times are 7:30 p.m., with an additional 1 p.m. more »»

Hunt off to a slow start

November 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — Given last year’s winter-that-wouldn’t-end and the copious amounts of snow still on the ground from the recent snowstorm, it shouldn’t be surprising that opening day of firearm season... more »»

DNR adds 3 streams to 10-brook trout limit waters

November 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh recently approved adding three more streams to the list of those where a 10-trout daily bag limit will be allowed beginning... more »»

Conservation districts serve many people, purposes

November 16, 2014 MARQUETTE — They’re not the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or other publicly funded agency. more »»

Plant subsidy to rise

November 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has accepted a new agreement that provides We Energies with increased subsidy payments to continue operating the Presque Isle Power Plant, while... more »»

Record snow on ground for firearm deer opener

November 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — In the wake of this week’s big dump of early season snowfall, the National Weather Service said a record will be set on today’s opening day of firearm deer hunting season for the most... more »»

Planned Postal Service cuts protested

November 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — A group gathered Friday afternoon at the Marquette Post Office in Marquette as part of the National Day of Action to protest cuts to mail service that they say will result in postal... more »»

Season outlook

November 14, 2014 MARQUETTE — With fewer numbers of deer, Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials Thursday predicted a lower harvest and, given large amounts of snow in some parts of the Upper Peninsula, a... more »»

Landfill tipping fee increased: Will go into effect in Jan. 1

November 14, 2014 GWINN — The Marquette County Solid Waste Landfill Authority on Wednesday unanimously voted to increase the landfill tipping fee by $5 per ton. The new rate of $43.43 per ton, effective Jan. more »»

Ishpeming looks to develop local electric power production

November 14, 2014 ISHPEMING — With the future of energy production and distribution in the Upper Peninsula facing a great many unknowns, the Ishpeming City Council unanimously passed a resolution recently to make cit... more »»

From ‘sewer lagoon’ to ‘trophy fishery’

November 14, 2014 ISHPEMING — Less than 30 years ago, Deer Lake not only had sky-high levels of mercury — deposited there by nearby Partridge Creek, which picked up the toxic metal as it flowed through the mine works... more »»



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