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NMU considers fiscal challenges, changes

April 8, 2010 MARQUETTE — Department reorganization and program cuts are among options on the table for Northern Michigan University as it faces budget cuts for the next fiscal year. more »»

Union protest in Ishpeming

April 8, 2010 ISHPEMING — Some community members threw their support behind the three American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees bargaining units in negotiations for new contracts with the... more »»

Native American activist speaks at summit

April 6, 2010 MARQUETTE — Native American scholar, activist and author Ward Churchill closed out the Third Annual Indigenous Earth Issues Summit Monday at Northern Michigan University by looking at the... more »»

Local food, local farms

April 5, 2010 MARQUETTE — One of the benefits of buying local food is the ability to know where your vegetables, fruits, grains and meats came from, who grew them and how they were grown. more »»

Silence no more: Muslim activist speaks out

April 1, 2010 MARQUETTE —  Ayaan Hirsi Ali shares her story and refuses to remain silent, even though it means risking her life every day. more »»

Presque Isle Marina: City wants phased upgrades

March 30, 2010 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Monday committed to dredging the Presque Isle Marina, the first phase in the marina renovation project. more »»

Ishpeming kids make ‘Lemonade’

March 28, 2010 ISHPEMING — It’s not quite summer, but kids at the C.L. Phelps Middle School and Birchview Elementary School in Ishpeming have gotten their fill of lemonad. more »»

Community greets new city manager

March 26, 2010 ISHPEMING — Ishpeming’s new city manager Jered Ottenwess is finishing up his second week on the job, and many local residents and government officials got their first chance to meet him... more »»

Manager search: City considers Michigan Municipal League assistance in quest for executive

March 25, 2010 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council got a better understanding of what its search for a new city manager will entail at a special meeting Wednesday morning. more »»

'Bingo' mugger sentenced

March 22, 2010 MARQUETTE — The second of two people involved in the mugging of an elderly Ishpeming woman in October was sentenced this morning to at least two years in priso. more »»

Cliffs Natural Resources president: After a tough year in 2009... 2010 is starting off much better

March 18, 2010 MARQUETTE — Coming off a down year in 2009 because of the worldwide recession, officials at Cliffs Natural Resources are predicting record iron ore production in North America this year, which... more »»

Negaunee wastewater project moving ahead

March 17, 2010 NEGAUNEE — The transmission line project that would make Negaunee a customer of the Ishpeming Area Waste Water Treatment Authority could be put out for bids by midsummer. more »»

Frustrations boil over as Ishpeming workers picket

March 17, 2010 ISHPEMING — Ishpeming Department of Public Works and clerical employees hit the sidewalk in front of city hall Monday, voicing their displeasure with the status of contract negotiations with... more »»

Traditional powwow brings community together

March 15, 2010 MARQUETTE — Vibrations from the drums pulsed through Vandament Arena Saturday as dancers in bright or traditional regalia spun and stepped to the beat, always moving clockwise around the sacre... more »»

LSCP salutes Journal, Marshall

March 15, 2010 MARQUETTE — Big hair, glow sticks and neon colors filled the Great Lakes Rooms at Northern Michigan University Friday evening for the Lake Superior Community Partnership’s annual... more »»

Sainthood: Bishop Baraga miracle probed

March 10, 2010 MARQUETTE — Bishop Frederic Baraga may be one step closer to becoming a saint. more »»

Negaunee building roof collapses

March 9, 2010 NEGAUNEE — The roof of one of Negaunee’s historic downtown buildings collapsed last weekend. more »»

Negaunee Schools look at budget red ink

March 6, 2010 NEGAUNEE - Parents, teachers and school administrators met Thursday evening to discuss what to do about the Negaunee Public Schools' projected budget shortfall of up to $. more »»

Tempers flare at Wednesday's council meeting

March 4, 2010 ISHPEMING - Ishpeming's negotiations with its Department of Public Works, supervisory and clerical unions brought heated discussion at the council meeting Wednesday night. more »»



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