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Drowning victims ID’d, police talk water safety

June 14, 2016 MARQUETTE — Police have released the identities of the man and woman who drowned Saturday in Lake Superior near Little Presque Isle. more »»

Negaunee seeks compost solution

June 14, 2016 NEGAUNEE — Negaunee’s compost site will remain open to city residents for at least one more month while the council considers additional options, including permanent closure. more »»

Mining revisited

June 13, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the fourth installment of a summer-long series which will appear on Mondays detailing the wide array of museums that are located in Superiorland. more »»

Orlando massacre shocks, saddens

June 13, 2016 FORT PIERCE, Fla. — He was a body builder and a security guard, a religious man who attended the local mosque and wanted to become a police officer. more »»

City of Marquette starts strategic planning process

June 13, 2016 MARQUETTE — Members of the Marquette City Commission heard from city department heads and committee representatives during a work session last week as they began a process to update the city’s... more »»

Girl Scout gala draws good crowd

June 13, 2016 The Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes held their 2016 gala Saturday night in the Peter White Lounge of the Bottum University Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University. more »»

2 drown at Little Presque Isle

June 12, 2016 By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Two people drowned Saturday as the result of strong currents and large waves in Lake Superior near Little Presque Isle and Whetmore Landing,... more »»

Safety in the sun goal of ‘Just Believe’

June 12, 2016 By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — As summer nears and temperatures rise in the Upper Peninsula, those looking to enjoy the outdoors are urged to protect their skin from the sun. more »»

U.P. jail escapee arrested in Costa Rica

June 12, 2016 HOUGHTON (AP) — A jail inmate who ran away while being escorted from court in Houghton last June has been captured in Costa Rica. more »»

Township selects contractors for 2016 projects

June 12, 2016 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board recently chose low bidder Bacco Construction Company of Iron Mountain to complete the 2016 portion of its Local Roads... more »»

Pictured Rocks Days offers fun activities for the weekend

June 12, 2016 In photo above, a large crowd gathers to board a Pictured Rocks Cruises boat for a cruise out of Munising Bay Saturday during Pictured Rocks Days. more »»

Township to study U.S. 41 corridor

June 11, 2016 By RYAN JARVI Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board this week selected a firm to study various aesthetic and pedestrian accessibility components along the U.S. more »»

Prison food inspections

June 11, 2016 LANSING — State Rep. John Kivela, D-Marquette, said Friday his bill requiring prison kitchens to be inspected was voted out of the House Committee on Oversight and Ethics this week. more »»

Relay for Life underway

June 11, 2016 In photo above, participants walk around Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming Friday afternoon at the start of this year's Relay For Life. more »»

Grayling reintroduction eyed

June 11, 2016 GAYLORD — The state is going to make another attempt to reintroduce Arctic grayling into Michigan waters. more »»

Elderly Ishpeming man shot by deputy dies

June 10, 2016 ISHPEMING — The elderly male who was shot by a Marquette County Sheriff’s Office deputy after allegedly threatening them with a shotgun Thursday morning has died as the result of his injuries. more »»

Senate votes to compensate exonerated inmates

June 10, 2016 By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING — Exonerated inmates would be paid $50,000 for each year of their wrongful incarceration, along with attorney fees, under legislation approved unanimously... more »»

More Grand Island campsites to be made available

June 10, 2016 GRAND ISLAND — With the popularity of camping increasing on Grand Island National Recreation Area, the U.S. more »»

Attempt to recall Michigan attorney general OK’d by state canvassers board

June 10, 2016 LANSING (AP) — A longshot bid to recall Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette from office for his handling of Flint’s water crisis has gotten the go-ahead. more »»

 
 
 

 

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