Mining Journal Page Newsen-usWed, 31 Aug 2016 00:18:27 EDTWed, 31 Aug 2016 00:18:27 EDT lowers flags in honor of Beartown Firefighters - To honor the lives of James Shelifoe, Jr. and Alan Swartz - the Beartown Firefighters killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday - Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Wednesday and Thursda.Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTTough CALL - Water rates in the city of Ishpeming will go up in 2017, with customers who use the highest volume of water bearing the largest rate increases.Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTCity may move compost site - Following months of negotiations, the Marquette City Commission on Monday authorized a $70,000 payment to the Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority for improvements made to an area known as Flink Farm, which may become the...Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTDetails emerge in fatal fire truck crash - The Baraga man charged Monday with two felony counts of vehicular homicide following the crash that killed two firefighters Saturday in Minnesota told authorities he believed he had fallen asleep at the wheel and admitted to using drugs...Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTLocomotive to be renovated at Quincy Mine site - It's been moved around the country in the last 41 years, but a locomotive, which is part of the Quincy Mine Hoist Association property, was moved out of the weather Thursday so further work could be done on it.Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT