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BLP crews working to restore power in Chocolay Township

November 11, 2014 HARVEY — Five crews from the Marquette Board of Light and Power are working to restore power to about 50 customers after a tree fell on a power line at about 9 this morning on U.S. more »»

Up to 3 feet of snow predicted by Wednesday

November 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — Forecasters predict a howling winter storm that blew into the Upper Peninsula Monday afternoon will dump up to 35 inches of snow in some higher elevation parts of the region by midday... more »»

World War II veteran remembers longest winter

November 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — In the blustery, subarctic Aleutian Islands off the coast of Alaska, the season of biting snow and ice never ended for U.S. and Canadian troops stationed there between 1942 and 1945. more »»

Names released in Marquette stabbing incident

November 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Police Department has released the names of two 19-year-old K.I. Sawyer residents involved in an altercation early Sunday, which led to a stabbing. more »»

Longtime TV newsman dies

November 11, 2014 SAGINAW — Edward Kearney, former news director at WLUC-TV6 for nearly 40 years, passed away Sunday at the age of 72. more »»

Attack of the Lego robots

November 10, 2014 MARQUETTE — The culmination of about six weeks of tireless planning and complex problem-solving took students from around the Upper Peninsula to Marquette Senior High School Saturday for the For... more »»

DNR council meeting canceled

November 10, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Tonight’s meeting of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Western Upper Peninsula Citizens' Advisory Council in Iron Mountain has been canceled due to a winter storm warnin. more »»

MAPS closed on Tuesday

November 10, 2014 Due to the winter storm, the Marquette Area Publ;ic Schools will be closed on Tuesday. more »»

One person injured in two-vehicle accident

November 10, 2014 MARQUETTE - The winter storm caused at least one accident late Monday afternoon at the intersection of West Washington Street and McClellan Avenue in the city of Marquette. more »»

Koski wins in Ishpeming council vote retabulation

November 10, 2014 ISHPEMING — Justin Koski will be one of Ishpeming’s next city councilmen, after a retabulation of the votes in Tuesday’s election by the Marquette County Board of Canvassers showed he defeated... more »»

Stabbing in city probed

November 10, 2014 MARQUETTE — Two Marquette male subjects were taken to Marquette General Hospital early Sunday, with both treated for what police said were non-life-threatening injuries suffered in an altercation... more »»

Money coming to help erase winter’s damage in northern Michigan

November 10, 2014 LANSING — As winter approaches, the Michigan Economic Development Corp. is pouring an additional $1. more »»

The legend still lives on

November 10, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — A ceremony in Detroit is to honor sailors lost on inland waterways as well as observe the 39th anniversary of the sinking of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald. more »»

Bridging the gap

November 9, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Road Commission is wrapping up work for the year on major upgrades of County Road 550 and the Triple A Road. more »»

State dotted with abandoned towns

November 9, 2014 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In the 1870s, the Upper Peninsula town of Fayette had 500 residents, an iron smelting operation and dozens of building. more »»

The town of Fayette on the Garden Peninsula, shown above, is one of many ghost towns across the state, although this former iron smelting community has been preserved and turned into a state park. (Journal file photo)

November 9, 2014 MARQUETTE — Have you seen any “growth” in the amount of men with facial hair this time of year, particularly moustaches? It might be because November is the month for men to reflect on their... more »»

Under construction

November 8, 2014 By JUSTIN MARIETTI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — There are a number of developments in the works for Marquette Township, including the new Ojibwa Express Convenience stor. more »»

Bright city lights

November 8, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Light and Power recently received a grant to replace old light fixtures to enhance nighttime visibility on several downtown streets and provide energy savings for... more »»

1,000-plus VA employees could be disciplined

November 8, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Veterans Affairs Department is considering disciplinary action against more than 1,000 employees as it struggles to correct systemic problems that led to long wait times for veteran... more »»

U.P. man accused of selling bear parts

November 8, 2014 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer HOUGHTON — A 56-year-old Houghton County man was arraigned in 97th District Court Wednesday on several charges connected to alleged selling of bear parts and... more »»

 
 
 

 

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