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Ishpeming council explores ‘Redevelopment Ready Communities’ process for improvement

January 15, 2015 ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council recently heard a presentation from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. about guidelines the city can follow to attract potential investors and developers. more »»

Garage fire contained

January 15, 2015 The Negaunee Fire Department responded to a fire in an attached garage on the 1000 block of Maas Street just before 3 p.m. Monday. more »»

Road still closed

January 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — The stretch of Lakeshore Boulevard between Hawley and Wright streets in Marquette, as well as the multi-use path, will remain closed until at least the spring, but better detour signs ma... more »»

U.P. among areas to receive part of $40 million for Michigan conservation projects

January 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula forestlands are among the places expected to benefit from $40 million in federal funds being allocated to Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota for land, water and forest... more »»

City terminates agreement for local recycling facility

January 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission voted Monday to terminate an agreement with the Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority for a proposed recycling material transfer facility south... more »»

Fender bender snarls up 3rd Street

January 14, 2015 This is the scene of a two-car personal-injury accident that took place at about 12:40 p.m. Tuesday on Third Street near Bluff in the city of Marquette. One driver was ticketed for careless driving. more »»

Gas is under $2

January 14, 2015 Gas prices have fallen below $2 per gallon for regular unleaded in Marquette for the first time since March of 2009. Shown is the Admiral gas station on Washington Street this morning. more »»

County approves elected officials’ wage increase

January 14, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board recently approved a 3 percent wage increase for county commissioners and several other elected county officials. more »»

DEQ public hearing on Humboldt Mill discharge permit tonight

January 13, 2015 ISHPEMING — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will hold a brief presentation followed by a public hearing tonight for the proposed renewal of the wastewater discharge permit at Eagle... more »»

Major breakthrough in U.P. electric situation

January 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — After months of discussions, a package of four key agreements announced today — which will involve hundreds of millions of dollars — propose the basis for a comprehensive solution to the... more »»

Firefighters survey scene of fatal Sault house fire

January 13, 2015 SAULT STE. MARIE — City and state fire investigators were continuing to survey the scene of a fatal house fire in Sault Ste. more »»

CEOs praise progress in resolution of U.P. electric crisis

January 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — Representatives of companies involved in four agreements announced today — providing a structure for solving the region’s electric power crisis — spoke favorably of the interrelated pact... more »»

Gwinn man arrested for drunken driving after city crash injures 4

January 13, 2015 MARQUETTE — Marquette City Police Department reports a 36-year-old Gwinn man was arrested Monday for alleged drunken driving after a traffic crash that injured four people in Marquette. more »»

Gov. Snyder signs measure to boost road funding by $1.3B

January 13, 2015 By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder signed laws Monday to spend $1. more »»

Rec authority future in doubt

January 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — A Multi-Jurisdictional Recreational Authority Feasibility Study might not result in the creation of an actual authority, but officials close to the subject believe the study results... more »»

Minnesota man arrested in Gogebic Co. home invasion

January 12, 2015 IRONWOOD — Michigan State Police troopers said a 23-year-old Minnesota man was being held in the Gogebic County jail on charges related to a reported home invasion early today in Ironwood. more »»

Prominent Negaunee businessman, former coach John Argall dies

January 12, 2015 NEGAUNEE — John “Tino” Argall, 66, owner of Tino’s Bar & Pizza, died Saturday after apparently slipping behind his business sometime late Friday or early Saturday. more »»

Journalists face danger every day, not just in war

January 12, 2015 By ANTHONY CEPAK Special to the Journal LANSING — As a teenager, photojournalist Steve Jessmore experienced the threat of danger while on assignment his first day at work. more »»

$2.5M Baraga County land deal will conserve nearly 1,400 acres

January 12, 2015 MARQUETTE — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a $1 million grant to assist the Keweenaw Land Trust acquire 1,374 acres in a $2. more »»

Owners need permit for Leelanau County turbine

January 12, 2015 ELMWOOD TOWNSHIP (AP) — The new owners of Michigan’s first utility-grade wind turbine have been told they must obtain a zoning permit before it can begin operating again. more »»



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