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U.P. judgeships may be eliminated

July 17, 2015 LANSING (AP) — The agency that oversees Michigan’s court system urged lawmakers Thursday to eliminate nine judicial posts around the state and add three in suburban Detroit. more »»

Historical TOUR

July 16, 2015 Carrie Watson Rankin, played by Rosemary Michelin, stands outside the cottage that inspired Watson Rankin’s classic novel, “Dandelion Cottage,” as a part of the Marquette Regional History Center’s... more »»

Vets better connected to benefits

July 16, 2015 LANSING — Veterans in the Upper Peninsula will have easier access to emergency assistance, federal benefits claims and other state and local services, thanks to a new program designed to assist thos... more »»

Audit ‘good news’ for Ishpeming

July 16, 2015 ISHPEMING — The city of Ishpeming still is facing financial challenges, but the most recent audit shows a good trend, said City Manager Mark Slown. more »»

Dems push tax hike as part of road-repair initiative

July 16, 2015 LANSING — Democrats proposed a $530 million business tax hike as part of a road-repair plan announced this week, while House Republicans huddled privately for the first time to consider a... more »»

12-year sentence for priest in child porn case

July 16, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — A Catholic priest who taught years ago at a Detroit high school was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Tuesday for transporting child pornography. more »»

North Third Street parking restrictions lifted

July 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — After hearing concerns from local business owners, the Marquette City Commission voted Monday to approve lifting parking requirements for certain establishments along Third Street. more »»

Power restored in downtown Marquette after brief outage

July 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — Parts of downtown Marquette experienced a power outage early today, with power restored within 11 minutes. more »»

Court upholds conservation act; Wolf group lawsuit dismissed

July 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Michigan Court of Claims has dismissed a lawsuit by anti-hunting groups challenging the constitutionality of the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act. more »»

Panel OKs contractor for street, sewer projects

July 15, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Monday approved a contractor for street and sewer work as part of the 2014-15 fiscal year Capital Improvement Plan. more »»

Michigan: Ban heavy oil from Straits of Mackinac pipeline

July 15, 2015 LANSING — Heavy crude oil will be banned from a pipeline that runs under a scenic waterway where lakes Huron and Michigan meet, state officials said Tuesday, adding they also will require independen... more »»

Court rules in North Wind case

July 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — U.S. District Court Judge R. Allen Edgar filed a denial Monday of plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction to keep The North Wind journalistic adviser Cheryl Reed in her position. more »»

Reed, Williams respond to motion

July 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Plaintiffs in The North Wind lawsuit filed a response Monday to defendants’ motion to dismiss the case, which alleges five members of the student newspaper’s board of directors violated... more »»

Taking on load of pellets

July 14, 2015 Cool air coming off the surface of Lake Superior, mixing with the warmer land temperature, made for an eerie picture of the Hon. James L. more »»

City delays move on park project

July 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Plans for the Clark Lambros Beach Park along the Lake Superior shoreline in north Marquette have been delayed after the city commission expressed concerns with potential private... more »»

Personal postcards: Community art project comes to PWPL

July 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Lisa Furr McCowen of Marquette might have come to the Peter White Public Library Monday for its literary offerings, but came away making a little piece of original artwor. more »»

Michigan ends prison food contract year after company fined

July 14, 2015 LANSING — Michigan has terminated a three-year, $145 million contract with Aramark Correctional Services a year after the company hired to feed state prisoners came under scrutiny for unapproved men... more »»

Salvation Army gets healthier

July 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — The food pantry at the Marquette Salvation Army isn’t all about boxed macaroni and cheese and canned food anymore. Now people can get fresh fruit and vegetables. more »»

The North Wind lawsuit: Judge denies request to retain adviser

July 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — U.S. District Court Judge R. Allen Edgar filed a denial today of plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction to keep The North Wind journalistic adviser Cheryl Reed in her position. more »»

Michigan ends prison food contract year after company fined

July 13, 2015 LANSING (AP) — Michigan has terminated a three-year, $145 million contract with Aramark Correctional Services a year after the company hired to feed state prisoners came under scrutiny for unapprove... more »»

 
 
 

 

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