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Research values Great Lakes wetlands to blunt climate change

April 26, 2013 LANSING — Long valued for biological diversity and flood control, Great Lakes coastal wetlands are now seen as a tool to suck up and store excess carbon dioxide. more »»

Education talks should happen in public

April 26, 2013 A work group of top state officials has been meeting in Lansing recently and is reportedly looking to create a prototype of a new K-12 “value school” in the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Experts examine spawning, bring science to school

April 19, 2013 LANSING — Researchers at Black Lake are studying threats to sturgeon and using their findings to teach biology to students from kindergarten through high schoo. more »»

Local sugar bush produces maple syrup for gifts

April 12, 2013 MARQUETTE — It’s a popular pancake topping that recently received its own month of recognition in March by Gov. Rick Snyde. more »»

Deer Lake may be removed from toxic list

April 5, 2013 LANSING — Several lakes across the state, including Deer Lake in western Marquette County have reached or are approaching important cleanup milestones and should be removed from the official list of... more »»

Gearing up for spring

March 22, 2013 MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Superior Dome will play host to the 20th annual Boat, Sport and RV Show beginning today and running through Sunday. The show begins at 4 p.m. more »»

Volunteers set to work on North Country Trail

March 15, 2013 MARQUETTE — With spring around the corner, members of the Superior Shoreline chapter of the North Country Trail Association are anxiously waiting for the snow to melt in order to get on the trails... more »»

Higher fishing, hunting fees could hurt seniors, lawmaker claims

March 1, 2013 LANSING — Recently proposed increases to state hunting and fishing fees could disproportionately hurts seniors, one legislator said, even for some who haven’t hunted or fished for years. State Rep. more »»

Bad roads could impact tourism

February 22, 2013 LANSING — Michigan’s deteriorating roads aren’t equipped to handle the extra traffic from the growing number of tourists throughout the state, and some officials fear bad roads could turn tourists... more »»

Volunteers play key role in staging sled dog races

February 15, 2013 MARQUETTE— The Upper Peninsula 200 Sled Dog Championship has hundreds of volunteers help out every year, from local residents to Northern Michigan University student groups to local veterinarians. more »»

A slippery slope indeed

February 8, 2013 MARQUETTE — The emails are still coming in from ice climbing enthusiasts who traveled from as far away as Iran or the Ukraine to participate in the annual Michigan Ice Fest at Pictured Rocks Nationa... more »»

Hunting, fishing provide economic boost

February 1, 2013 LANSING — Despite drought conditions, low water levels and a rash of disease in the white-tailed deer population, fishing and hunting remained a boon to the Michigan economy in 2012. With more than 1. more »»

Jandron ignores sprained foot, leads NHS over Gwinn

February 1, 2013 GWINN — Tyler Jandron was a game-time decision Thursday night after suffering a foot injury in practice. more »»

Trio of Mountaineers create triple trouble for Emeralds

February 1, 2013 IRON MOUNTAIN — Katelynn Johnson, Abby Gerhard and Morgan Bujold all scored in double figures as Iron Mountain knocked off Manistique 59-45 in Mid-Peninsula girls basketball action Thursday in Iron... more »»

Scoring barrage sinks Negaunee hockey team on home ice

February 1, 2013 NEGAUNEE — Though they tied the score several times, Negaunee couldn’t hold off a barrage by Kingsford and fell 7-3 in a high school hockey game played Thursday night at the Negaunee Ice Arena. more »»

Bowling for themselves

February 1, 2013 ISHPEMING — High school bowling in the Upper Peninsula stresses the team aspect of the sport so much that some of the competition uses five members of a team to come up with single-game scores. more »»

2/1/13 Scorecard

February 1, 2013 On the Air Today Subject to change Pro basketball ? Cleveland Cavaliers at Detroit Pistons, 7:30 p.m., FS Detroit Plus Prep basketball ? Westwood (girls) at Bark River-Harris, 7:20 p.m., WNGE 99. more »»

Drugs in the water supply

January 25, 2013 LANSING — The emerging threat of pharmaceuticals, everyday chemicals and personal care products in drinking water may be the most difficult that water treatment plants have faced, experts say. more »»

Lack of snow vexes snowmobile enthusiasts

January 18, 2013 MARQUETTE — While some relish the significant lack of snow in the Upper Peninsula this winter, avid snowmobile enthusiasts search the skies in hopes of enough snowfall to just get them on the trail. more »»

New year, new equipment, new look at

January 11, 2013 MARQUETTE — Officials of the Blueberry Ridge Ski Trails have kicked off the new year with updated grooming equipment and progress in fundraising efforts to construct a warming hut on the south side... more »»

 
 

 

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