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UPPCO seeks rate increase

September 22, 2015 ISHPEMING — The Upper Peninsula Power Co. announced Monday it is seeking permission from the Michigan Public Service Commission for a 6.45 percent rate increase in 2016. more »»

Michipicoten departs Upper Harbor

September 22, 2015 Framed by fall foliage and the Lake Superior shoreline, the freighter Michipicoten leaves the Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad Ore Dock near Presque Isle Park Monday afternoon. more »»

U.P. natives take Wall Street

September 21, 2015 MARQUETTE — It didn’t take long for Sean Whelan, a Marquette native, to discover that his new coworker, Ryan Ruzziconi, was a fellow Yooper. more »»

Work of art

September 21, 2015 ISHPEMING — Lakeview Elementary kindergarten student Madalyne Vorase created a self portrait that won first place out of 300 other participants in her age group in the American Printing House for th... more »»

NMU board approves facilities master plan

September 21, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees approved the facilities five-year master plan and the 2016-17 capital outlay project request at its meeting Friday. more »»

AP Interview: Bipartisan group seeks criminal justice measures

September 21, 2015 LANSING — A national group representing the left and right of the political spectrum is concentrating on Michigan as ripe for criminal justice changes that include releasing parolees earlier and... more »»

Trap explodes near marijuana growing operation; man injured

September 21, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a man was injured by an explosion after stepping on one of several booby traps set to protect a large marijuana growing operation in Detroit. more »»

‘Strut your Mutt’ a big success

September 20, 2015 MARQUETTE — The 10th edition of Strut Your Mutt to benefit the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter was a huge success Saturday. more »»

Xterra Shore Run a challenge

September 20, 2015 Above, Runners take off at the start of this year's Xterra Lake Superior Shore Run at Little Presque Isle on Saturday morning. more »»

Munising native earns MSP awards for saving child

September 20, 2015 MARQUETTE — Shortly after midnight on Jan. 29, two Michigan State Police troopers in Gaylord received a call of a structure fire with an infant trapped inside. more »»

Clean air, clean campus

September 20, 2015 MARQUETTE — The tobacco-free initiative at Northern Michigan University has made a “huge impact” reducing litter and pollution across the campus, according to Cindy Paavola, assistant to the... more »»

Snyder creating PAC to support problem-solvers

September 20, 2015 MACKINAC ISLAND — Gov. more »»

Brothers dominate ducks stamp contest

September 20, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS — Three Minnesota brothers who have dominated the competitive world of wildlife stamp painting pulled off a trifecta Saturday, taking the top three spots in the prestigious Federal Duck... more »»

Wildcat homecoming weekend

September 19, 2015 Above, Northern Michigan University's 1975 championship football team rides down Third Street during the Wildcats homecoming parade Friday evenin. more »»

Range expansion

September 19, 2015 MARQUETTE — The recent confirmation of a gray wolf occurrence in Emmet County is only the second confirmation of wolf presence in the Lower Peninsula since 1910. more »»

Michigan Trails Week events planned

September 19, 2015 MARQUETTE — With more than 12,000 miles of trails throughout the state, the Department of Natural Resources is kicking off Michigan Trails Week this weekend. more »»

Police ID victim of fatal fall at Presque Isle Park

September 19, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Police Department identified the person found dead at the bottom of a cliff at Presque Isle Park on Thursday as Marquette resident Nicholas Straka, 33. more »»

Celebration of Gossard Building planned

September 19, 2015 ISHPEMING – The Gossard Building in downtown Ishpeming is the focus of a celebration from Sunday through Frida. more »»

Benefit for Forsyth Twp. Fire Depart. is today

September 19, 2015 GWINN — Marquette’s Stranded teams up with The Gwinn Inn for The second annual Band Jam is being held at the Gwinn Inn today to benefit the Forsyth Township Volunteer Fire Department. more »»

MDOT: No funds to maintain turnouts

September 19, 2015 EMPIRE, Mich. (AP) — Scenic turnouts and roadside parks along Michigan roadways are in need of maintenance as other projects take funding priority, according to state officials. more »»



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