Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usTue, 30 Jun 2015 15:39:34 EDTTue, 30 Jun 2015 15:39:34 EDT SmartZone receives funding - Final state approval was given recently for the 15-year funding plan for the new Innovation Marquette SmartZone.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTPILT funding helps Michigan counties provide services, D.C. -Twenty-nine counties in Michigan will receive a total of $4,281,492 through the Payments in Lieu of Taxes program, according to a press release issued by U.S. Senate.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTChocolay Township meets Wednesday - The Chocolay Township Board will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the township hall for its regular monthly meeting.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTTour da UP Bike Tour coming up - Teaching Family Homes will be hosting the 25th edition of the Tour da U.P. bike tour Aug. 2-6. Its is to provide hope for the abused and neglected children of the community.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTSwim while hauling barge delayed IGNACE (AP) - A long-distance swimmer from Michigan has postponed a planned Fourth of July swim to Mackinac Island while towing a barge carrying a vehicle.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT