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SmartZone plans approved by commission

October 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved the Satellite SmartZone plan and related development and tax-increment finance plans to help bring high-tech jobs to the area. more »»

Commission approves boathouse lease

October 15, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission on Tuesday voted 5-2 to approve a lease for the Upper Peninsula Community Rowing Club to build a boathouse on land along Lakeshore Boulevard near the Hampto... more »»

Getting the bill

October 14, 2014 Editor’s note: Today is the first day of a five-day series of articles on critical electricity cost issues facing the Upper Peninsula. more »»

Negaunee pursues disaster funds

October 14, 2014 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council unanimously approved a resolution at its meeting Thursday to seek $100,000 in state emergency disaster funds to assist with the city’s deep freeze costs. more »»

MAPS board hears about enrollment

October 14, 2014 MARQUETTE — Marquette Area Public Schools Superintendent Bill Saunders at Monday’s meeting told the MAPS board enrollment was coming in at 3,242 students district-wide. more »»

Disabled veterans get brand new van

October 14, 2014 From left, Bill Forslund, Vincent Sinervo, George LaBlonde III, Jim Feliciano, Bob Wellman, Charles Hawes and Gary Ruhinen stand in front of the new Disabled American Veterans van. more »»

RTI in Marquette expands

October 14, 2014 MARQUETTE — RTI Surgical Inc., a global surgical implant company based in Alachua, Florida, recently hired more than 30 new employees at its Marquette facility. more »»

Zombie Run a success

October 13, 2014 SANDS TOWNSHIP — Teaching Family Homes held its third annual Local 3 Silver Creek Zombie Run on Saturday afternoon. “We’re doing this to fundraise for kids and families in the U.P. more »»

Pedestrian, driver identified in fatal Saturday night crash

October 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — A pedestrian struck and killed by a mini-van Saturday night while crossing U.S. 41 in Marquette Township has been identified, as has the mini-van’s driver. more »»

Columbus Day

October 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — Today’s national holiday celebrates a 15th-century man who began a process of subjugation and conquest that ended with whole cultures and populations of indigenous peoples being... more »»

King, queen crowned

October 13, 2014 Superior Central High School’s 2014 Homecoming king and queen are Henry Sendek and Miranda Maki. more »»

Michigan to fight blight in 12 cities using $75M

October 13, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Michigan plans to fight blight in 12 cities using $75 million in federal funding, the latest in a series of efforts to deal with vacant and dilapidated buildings across the state. more »»

Superior Health Foundation holds annual gala in Marquette

October 13, 2014 MARQUETTE — About 280 people filled the lobby and banquet room at the Holiday Inn of Marquette Saturday night to attend the second annual gala fundraiser put on by the Superior Health Foundatio. more »»

Sun, warmth boost festival

October 12, 2014 MARQUETTE — More than 1,000 people gathered under sunny, blue skies Saturday afternoon to enjoy good food, music and fun while perusing products from a variety of different vendors at the second... more »»

Kansas man killed in car/pedestrian accident

October 12, 2014 The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal car-pedestrian accident that occurred at about 8 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 41 in Marquette Township. more »»

Road rage

October 12, 2014 MARQUETTE — Three men were arrested for felonious assault and unarmed robbery in Marquette early Saturday morning for allegedly assaulting and robbing two other men in what police are calling a ... more »»

Wolf ballot proposals viewed as symbolic

October 12, 2014 TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — It may be merely symbolic, but Michigan voters will get a chance during the Nov. more »»

Local ‘Pencils of Promise’ group making a difference

October 12, 2014 MARQUETTE — Adam Braun, founder and CEO of Pencils of Promise, described how his “for purpose organization” got its start from such a simple and humbling moment in his book, “The Promise of a... more »»

World leaders pledge bold action to bolster economic recovery

October 12, 2014 WASHINGTON — World financial leaders on Saturday promised “bold and ambitious” action to boost a global recovery that has shown recent disturbing signs of weakness. more »»

Hauling iron ore

October 11, 2014 MARQUETTE — Employees of Cliffs Natural Resources took a group of about 20 area teachers on a tour Friday of the organization’s extensive transportation division, showing them how the massive flee... more »»



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