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Verso files for bankruptcy

January 26, 2016 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Paper company Verso Corp. said today it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, though the company says the move will have virtually no impact on its daily business. more »»

City man faces drug charge

January 26, 2016 MARQUETTE — Following his arrest last week, 24-year-old Tyler Paquette of Marquette was arraigned in Marquette County 96th District Court Monday morning on one count of controlled substance,... more »»

Roundabout progress

January 26, 2016 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Downtown Development Authority on Monday learned that progress is being made and details finalized on two local roundabout projects. more »»

Ruling to challenge state abortion law

January 26, 2016 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal judge who heard a challenge to Louisiana’s abortion law said today he will rule in the cas. more »»

City commission OKs Lambros park changes

January 26, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Monday agreed to amend the construction plan for the Clark Lambros Beach Park to include a smaller pavilion and altered parking lot. more »»

Michigan appoints ex-prosecutor to lead Flint water investigation

January 26, 2016 LANSING — Michigan’s Republican attorney general has named a former prosecutor to spearhead an investigation into the process that left Flint’s drinking water tainted with lead, though Democrats... more »»

Slow return to normal routines for cities hit by snowstorm

January 26, 2016 WASHINGTON — After more than three days with life at a virtual standstill in the nation’s capital and elsewhere up and down the East Coast, the cities hit hard by a massive snowstorm were getting... more »»

Magnitude-6.8 earth quake jolts Alaska; 1 home explodes

January 26, 2016 ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A magnitude-6.8 earthquake knocked items off shelves and walls in south-central Alaska and jolted the nerves of residents in this earthquake-prone region. more »»

Cliffs, Steelworkers head back to table

January 25, 2016 NEGAUNEE — The United Steelworkers are going back to the bargaining table with Cliffs Natural Resources this week. more »»

Police warn about potential black ice, urge drivers to slow down

January 25, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Police Department is urging motorists to use extra caution as forecasted weather conditions could result in black ice on area roadways. more »»

Wisconsin man killed in snowmobile crash

January 25, 2016 MARQUETTE — A 61-year-old Wisconsin man was killed in Gogebic County late Sunday night when the snowmobile he was operating struck a tree. John Riley of Darling, Wis. more »»

ID made in fatal sled crash

January 25, 2016 HOUGHTON — The man killed in a snowmobile accident in Houghton County early Saturday morning has been identified by police as 50-year-old Matthew Ray Heikkinen of Hancock. more »»

Library board seeking cafe proposals

January 25, 2016 MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library board decided at last week’s meeting to seek bids for operation of the cafe space in the basement of the library. more »»

Centennial cause for celebration

January 25, 2016 MUNISING — One draws more than a million visitors each year, others only a fraction of that number. Some boast internationally recognizable names, others fall outside the public spotlight. more »»

Great weather provides positive backdrop to Noquemanon

January 25, 2016 The weather conditions were perfect over the weekend for the 2016 Noquemanon Ski Marathon. more »»

Ishpeming man injured in Tilden sled crash listed in serious condition

January 25, 2016 TILDEN TOWNSHIP — The 56-year-old Ishpeming man who sustained serious injuries after crashing his ATV/ORV into a tree in Tilden Township early Saturday morning has been identified as James Laitin. more »»

Probation likely for accepting bribes for clean drug tests

January 25, 2016 SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A man is expected to be sentenced to probation after authorities say he accepted bribes from Michigan parolees to give negative urine test results. Ronald L. more »»

Noquemanon mania

January 24, 2016 Kaelyn Williams of Golden Valley, Minn., climbs up one of the first hills on the course of the 2016 Noquemanon Ski Marathon Saturday morning at Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpemin. more »»

BLP solar garden

January 24, 2016 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — As the Marquette Board of Light and Power reviews the fairness of its net metering practices, interest is growing in the utility’s project to establish... more »»

Mega snowstorm pounds East Coast

January 24, 2016 NEW YORK — A blizzard with hurricane-force winds brought much of the East Coast to a standstill Saturday, dumping as much as 3 feet of snow, stranding tens of thousands of travelers and shutting dow... more »»



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