WNMU Public NewsRoom Archive



October is Breast Cancer Awareness month (2008-09-25)
The month of October has been named breast cancer awareness month.


Tax assessment tossed out (2008-09-25)
A state appeals court has tossed out a tax assessment on land near Crandon once slated for a mine.


Michigan Harvest Gathering is taking food donations (2008-09-25)
The Michigan Harvest Gathering program is asking for donations of non-perishable food items.


New bill to end illegal online pharmacies (2008-09-25)
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation co-sponsored by Congressman Bart Stupak to remove rogue pharmacies operating on the internet.


Michigan Tech approved for new peace core program (2008-09-25)
Michigan Technological University has been approved for the establishment of a Peace Core Master's International program in Mechanical Engineering.


City Officials continue to look for buyers for the Founders Landing Property (2008-09-24)
Marquette city officials are hoping to sell the northernmost parcel of the Founders Landing Property.


Arrests made in Ishpeming armed robbery (2008-09-24)
Four people have been identified as suspects in the crime.


Gladstone city manager position still open (2008-09-24)
The Gladstone City Commission is still looking for a new city manager.


Assault suspect sought in Negaunee (2008-09-24)
Police say the man broke into a home and assaulted a juvenile female.


UPSET makes Forsyth Township drug busts (2008-09-24)
Drugs, cash, and other evidence of use and sale were uncovered.


Tech gets grant to add women to faculty (2008-09-23)
The money will be used to supplement diversity on campus.


Rural Development Program awards funds to five U.P. areas (2008-09-23)
The grants are for vehicle purchases and other improvements.


Stupak says Great Lakes Compact not ready for approval (2008-09-23)
Stupak says more concerns need to be addressed before the House approves the deal.


Ash Borer found in Soo, Canada (2008-09-23)
The tree-killing beetle is transported by the movement of infested materials.


National Recovery Month observed at NMU (2008-09-23)
Addiction to drugs and alcohol is widespread, and health officials are focusing on those who make a difference.


USDA awards telemedicine/distance learning grants (2008-09-23)
The money is meant to assist residents in rural areas.


"W" reopens at Sawyer (2008-09-22)
Community group raises enough money to operate center for the next six months.


Car/bicycle accident in Marquette (2008-09-22)
A bicyclist was taken to Marquette General Hospital for treatment of injuries.


NMU expands international program (2008-09-22)
Exchange programs will soon begin between Northern and Latin America.


Marquette Township to purchase land for water wells (2008-09-22)
The new sites will be part of a five-well drinking water complex.


Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Authority will be resurrected (2008-09-22)
The Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Authority will be resurrected due to grants available to the City of Marquette for brownfield assessment.


One dead in Houghton County crash (2008-09-22)
Authorities believe speed and alcohol were factors in the accident.


Legacy of Faith grants approved by Bishop Sample (2008-09-22)
Grants further Bishop Sample's new vision of faith formation.


Tech Smart Zone gets grant (2008-09-19)
Money will be used to purchase building and create new business incubator.


September named Infant Safe Sleep Month (2008-09-19)
Governor Jennifer Granholm has declared September, "Infant Safe Sleep" month in Michigan.


Ishpeming Police investigate home invasion and robbery (2008-09-19)
The victim says the suspects searched for drugs and money.


NMU announces homecoming activities (2008-09-19)
Northern Michigan University has announced the homecoming events for 2008.


Deputy recovering after shooting incident (2008-09-19)
The officer fatally shot a man who attacked him with a golf club.


School district looks at new computers (2008-09-19)
The Republic-Michigamme school district is looking at upgrading its computer.


Police arrest fewer for drunk driving (2008-09-19)
Due to law enforcements crackdown on drunk driving, there was a decrease in arrests.


School district looks at new computers (2008-09-19)
The Republic-Michigamme school district is looking at upgrading its computer.


Copper Mining possibly coming back in U.P. (2008-09-19)
A deal has been made between the Keweenaw Land Association and Orvana Minerals Corporation, which could bring copper mining back to the U.P.


Dickinson County judge suspended (2008-09-19)
Supreme Court rules the Circuit Court judge be suspended for 30 days without pay.


Commercial station works with Public Radio 90 to clear translator signals (2008-09-18)
Radio Eagle signal is interfering with PR 90's in parts of Delta/Menominee counties.


Houghton County shooting kills one (2008-09-18)
A neighborhood dispute turns deadly when the suspect retrieves a gun.


Names of cemetery vandals released (2008-09-18)
Three men and one girl are accused of destroying tombstones at a Menominee County cemetery.


IRS finds errors in delayed economic stimulus payments (2008-09-18)
The Internal Revenue Service has identified errors in economic stimulus payments.


Beaumier Center to host grand-opening (2008-09-17)
The Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will be celebrating the grand opening of its new location.


Man accused of possessing child porn arraigned (2008-09-17)
His arrest was initiated by a call from a concerned citizen.


League of Women Voters becomes official (2008-09-17)
The Marquette League of Women Voters has been officially recognized as a unit of the League of Women Voters of Michigan.


NMU Science Department receives donation (2008-09-17)
The Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department at Northern Michigan University has received a donation.


Two arrested for cemetery vandalism (2008-09-16)
Three men and one girl are believed to have committed the crimes.


Beach cleanup this weekend (2008-09-16)
Volunteers are needed to pick up litter on beaches and near waterways.


Businessman identified as parasailing victim (2008-09-16)
Marquette business owner died after falling 50 feet onto a tugboat.


Crystal Falls man arrested for possession of child porn (2008-09-16)
Police executed search warrants and found several pieces of evidence.


Obama campaign releases Great Lakes plan (2008-09-16)
Campaign officials say it would restore and improve the Great Lakes Basin.


Stupak supports drilling bill (2008-09-16)
Legislation would open up areas for further oil and gas drilling.


Sault Schools see decline in enrollment (2008-09-16)
Sault St.Marie public area schools have seen a decrease in enrollment.


Elections considered a cash campaign (2008-09-16)
It is a basic rule of politics that the candidate with the most money wins most of the time.


I.T. Conference to be held Thursday (2008-09-16)
The M-Tech at Bay College will be hosting its 4th annual Information Technology Conference.


Road project rejected (2008-09-16)
Marquette residents are opposing the costs of paving certain roads in the area.


Stupak given "Golden Triangle Award." (2008-09-16)
The honor comes from the National Farmers Union.


Michigan Tech sees increase in enrollment (2008-09-16)
Michigan Technological University has seen an increase in enrollment for undergraduate students.


Chassell residents have one week to remove barriers (2008-09-15)
Only seven days are left to clear the path of the railroad grade for snowmobilers.


School wins award (2008-09-15)
The Iron Mountain School District has received an award for its structured language program for parents.


Chassell Township man dies in parasailing accident (2008-09-15)
The man fell 50 feet onto a tugboat on the Portage Canal.


Illinois man drowns in Iron County (2008-09-15)
Authorities found him and his boat just offshore on Friday.


Hospitals collaborate in new health program (2008-09-15)
Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital and Aspirus Wausau Hospital have begun a TeleHealth program.


Board approves U.P. 911 Authority (2008-09-12)
The Dickinson County Board of Commissioners has approved the Authority's Interlocal Agreement.


Fall Adopt-a-Highway begins (2008-09-12)
Michigan's fall Adopt-a-Highway will begin tomorrow (Saturday) and go until September 21st.


Construction ends (2008-09-12)
A major construction project will come to an end today (Friday).


NMU's enrollment is up (2008-09-12)
Northern Michigan University has seen an increase in enrollment.


Police find bottle bomb (2008-09-11)
Marquette City Police are investigating a "bottle bomb" that was found in the city today (Thursday).


Water Plant looks at upgrades (2008-09-11)
The water plant in Manistique is looking at several upgrades in the upcoming years.


Marquette Commission looks at skating plaza proposal (2008-09-11)
The Marquette City Commission has held a work session to address concerns on new skate plaza proposal.


DHS Director in Marquette for roundtable on poverty (2008-09-11)
Ismael Ahmed is touring the state, talking about efforts to combat poverty.


Delta County teen arrested for drug possession (2008-09-11)
Police discover the youth cut a probation tether and ran away.


State Police are looking for escaped Newberry inmate (2008-09-11)
Authorities are still searching for a Newberry Correctional Facility inmate who walked away from the facility Tuesday.


Ash Borer quarantine expanded in U.P. (2008-09-11)
Two Copper Country counties have been included in the Michigan quarantine.


Coalition applauds Stupak copper legislation (2008-09-11)
Group says anti-theft bill will save homeowners and businesses thousands of dollars.


Psychologists tapped to examine Menominee River shooter (2008-09-11)
Scott Johnson has pleaded Not Guilty by Reason of Mental Disease in the killings.


Newberry walkaway caught (2008-09-11)
A DNR officer spots the convict running through the woods.


Pre-Trial date set for accused Arsonist (2008-09-10)
Manistique Man being charged with Arson and Attempted Murder will be sent to Pre-Trial


MAPS district offers new "Virtual High School" program (2008-09-10)
It will allow non-MAPS students to earn credit through computer courses.


Dropout crisis to be discussed in Ishpeming (2008-09-10)
Education officials are holding public hearings about helping kids stay in school.


UPPCO holds meeting regarding AuTrain Dam (2008-09-09)
Officials still have not determined what to do with the dam.


The Dropout Crisis (2008-09-09)


Cable stolen in Forsyth Township (2008-09-09)
Police report the cable was stolen from the Gwinn area last week.


Reminder on school bus safety (2008-09-09)
Marquette County Sheriff Mike Lovelace is reminding motorists to drive more cautiously with the start of the new school year.


Stupak hopes to revise Hatch Act (2008-09-09)
Congressman Bart Stupak wants to modernize the Hatch Act.


New Copper Theft Prevention Act (2008-09-09)
Congressman Bart Stupak has introduced new legislation.


Founder's Landing parcel sold (2008-09-09)
The middle portion of land is sold to a local development group.


Huron Island Refuge closed temporarily (2008-09-08)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is replacing a dock on one of the islands.


NMU hosts Education Summit (2008-09-08)
Northern Michigan University has hosted the 12th annual Upper Peninsula Education Legislative Summit.


International Bridge receives good report (2008-09-08)
The International Bridge has received positive reports on the condition of the bridge deck.


CCI urges shareholders to negate company's effort at controlling interest (2008-09-08)
Cliffs sends letter asking shareholders to vote against increasing Harbinger Capital Partners' shares.


Law Enforcement Torch Run on its way (2008-09-08)
Officers from around Michigan are raising funds for Special Olympics.


Michigan man arrested for Wisconsin bar death (2008-09-08)
The suspect was found in an Iron Mountain home three hours after the altercation.


Plane accident cuts power to Newberry (2008-09-08)
The pilot is blinded by sunlight and tries to land at an industrial park.


Stump the Delegates: 8-18 Media (2008-09-07)
8-18 Media journalists attend a game show event in connection with the Republican National Convention.


Two universities collaborate on sleep studies (2008-09-05)
The University of Michigan and Michigan Technological University have joined together to research sleep disorders.


Governor's Task Force holds conference (2008-09-05)
Governor Jennifer Granholm's Interagency Task Force on Employee Misclassification has held a public hearing to address workers who are misclassified.


Lawmakers/educators discuss employee prospects (2008-09-05)
Business leaders say they need employees that are trained for what they offer.


NMU hosts Native American Education conference (2008-09-05)
Northern Michigan University is hosting the 12th annual Upper Peninsula Indian Education Conference.


Kilpatrick to resign (2008-09-04)
The resignation comes as part of a plea deal in Kilpatrick's criminal cases.


Michigan an important state, says Laura Bush (2008-09-04)
A student delegation reports from the Republican National Convention.


MAPS starts health program (2008-09-04)
Marquette Area Public Schools have initiated a new health program to encourage better health among employees.


Richardson appeal denied (2008-09-04)
Defense attorneys say errors were committed during the trial.


Michigan Tech starts new safety program (2008-09-03)
Michigan Technological University has initiated a new safety program.


Labor Day death toll down from 2007 (2008-09-03)
State Troopers say the number killed in traffic accidents this year was half of last year's total.


Sault Tribe wins lawsuit (2008-09-03)
The Sault Tribe has won the Kewadin Shores Casino lawsuit.


Three Finlandia Alumni join professional hockey (2008-09-03)
Three Finlandia University alumni have been signed to professional hockey contracts.


Stupak questions DNR about Delta County trail (2008-09-03)
Residents are concerned timber harvesting project will erode the multipurpose trail.


MDA initiates new food alert system (2008-09-02)
The Department of Agriculture has launched a new alert system to inform consumers when food-related recalls and warnings are issued.


MAPS School District starts new school year (2008-09-02)
Marquette Area Public Schools are preparing for a new school year.


LSSU appears in Wall Street Journal (2008-09-02)
Lake Superior State University has been cited in an article in the Wall Street Journal.


Ford River Boating Access temporarily closed (2008-09-02)
The Department of Natural Resources has announced that the Ford River Boating Access site will be closing for construction.


UPPCO is drawing down Boney Falls Reservoir (2008-09-02)
The Upper Peninsula Power Company has begun drawing down Boney Falls Reservoir as of today.


Michelle Mania: 8-18 Media (2008-08-31)
Emily Stultz talks about Michelle Obama stepping into the limelight at the Democratic National Convention.


New Page workers transfer to Escanaba Mill (2008-08-29)
Some workers from the New Page Paper Mill in Niagara, Wisconsin have transferred to the Escanaba Mill.


Reminder to stay safe this holiday weekend (2008-08-29)
Law Enforcement agencies are reminding the public to stay safe during Labor Day weekend.


The MDA offers safety tips for school lunches (2008-08-29)
The Michigan Department of Agriculture is reminding parents about food safety when packing lunches for school.


Walkers against mine set to walk Mackinac Bridge Labor Day (2008-08-29)
The group has already traveled 141 miles to bring awareness to sulfide mining.


U.P. universities register to vote (2008-08-29)
Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land has announced the Mobile Branch Offices plan to visit 3 Upper Peninsula universities to register students to vote.


Keweenaw Park awards grants (2008-08-29)
The National Park Service at Keweenaw National Historical Park has awarded 10 grants.


YMCA receives certification (2008-08-29)
The YMCA of Marquette County has received its certification from the National Councils of YMCA's for membership.


Garbage Collection schedule revised (2008-08-29)
Garbage collection will be delayed one day in Marquette due to Labor Day on Monday.


Hannahville man sentenced for domestic violence (2008-08-27)
He had been convicted of domestic violence five times previously.


Marquette temporarily closes beaches (2008-08-27)
Scheduling conflicts with NMU are to blame for the closures.


Manistique youth injured in ATV accident (2008-08-27)
Troopers say he made a U-turn into the path of a pickup truck.


Sault Tribe receives grant (2008-08-26)
The Sault St.Marie tribe has been awarded a grant.


Deer poached in Delta County (2008-08-26)
Two men are arrested for firearms possession and driving while intoxicated.


Marquette officials deny cell phone ban (2008-08-26)
An ordinance that would have made it illegal to talk on a cell phone while driving has been shot down.


Boating declines for summer season (2008-08-26)
Marinas are showing a decrease in boaters for the 2008 summer season.


Iron Ore Trail progresses (2008-08-26)
The U.P. Iron Ore Heritage Trail project is progressing.


CWD found in Lower Peninsula (2008-08-26)
The disease was identified in a deer on a privately owned facility in Kent County.


Plans proceed for the Heritage Trail project (2008-08-26)
The Iron Ore Heritage Trail project continues to progress.


"8-18 Media" Reports from Democratic National Convention: Al Sharpton Addresses Education Gaps at DNC (2008-08-26)
Al Sharpton addressed gaps in education equality at a press conference at the Democratic National Convention in Denver on Monday.


Catholic Services at K.I. Sawyer (2008-08-25)
The Catholic Diocese of Marquette has accepted a proposal from K.I. Sawyer.


Department of State starts using SSOV (2008-08-25)
The Department of State has started using the Social Security Online Verification system.


Construction in Marquette County (2008-08-25)
The Michigan Department of Transporation has begun a new construction project.


Schoolcraft County looks at alternative energy (2008-08-25)
Schoolcraft County is taking a closer look at energy.


Walk for fallen U.P. soldiers (2008-08-22)
There will be a 9 mile run/walk to remember the 10 Upper Peninsula soldiers who died during Operation Iraqi Freedom.


The One Book, One Community announced new book (2008-08-22)
The "One Book, One Community" program is working to join Marquette County and Northern Michigan University through one book.


NMU's United 2008 Conference approaches (2008-08-22)
Northern Michigan University will be hosting its annual United Conference.


Baraga County community receives firefighter funding (2008-08-22)
The grant comes from the Department of Homeland Security.


Drunk Driving is being targeted (2008-08-22)
Law enforcement is reminding the public of their efforts to enforce laws against drunk driving.


NMU receives grant (2008-08-22)
Northern Michigan University has received a federal grant.


Marquette receives 2008 Continuing Excellence in Storage Award (2008-08-21)
Marquette has won an award for salt storage.


Houghton prepares for streetscape project (2008-08-21)
Plans for Houghton's streetscape project are coming together.


Johnson to stand trial in killings (2008-08-21)
He waived his right to a preliminary hearing, and may plead insanity.


Finlandia University celebrates Hancock Day (2008-08-21)
Finlandia University will be celebrating the first ever Hancock Day.


Public TV 13 gets grant to go digital (2008-08-21)
Federal funding will help the station switch from analog broadcasting.


President of NMU delivers convocation (2008-08-21)
President of Northern Michigan University, Dr. Les Wong has delivered his fall convocation.


Ishpeming High School receives large fund (2008-08-20)
The Ishpeming Schools Board of Education has announced the receipt of a large scholarship fund.


Gladstone teachers reach agreement with board (2008-08-20)
The contract follows a year of negotiations and several fact finders' reports.


SEED comes to NMU (2008-08-20)
Students will help entrepreneurs develop and market their products.


Tech plans new apartments (2008-08-20)
The building will accommodate an increasing number of students.


Off-leash permit notice for Marquette (2008-08-20)
Marquette has released an off-leash permit notice.


Trash to Treasure Day comes to Marquette (2008-08-20)
The City of Marquette invites you to participate in Trash to Treasure Day.


Crossbow Permits Revised (2008-08-20)
The Natural Resources Commission has revised crossbow permits.


NMU welcomes a new school year (2008-08-20)
Northern Michigan University will be hosting several events to start the new school year.


Second USOEC athlete wins medal (2008-08-19)
A women's freestyle wrestler nabs the bronze in China.


Tech offers dual degree (2008-08-19)
Graduate students will study here and in Europe.


Anglers are reminded of bait restrictions (2008-08-19)
The Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers of certain bait restrictions.


Gladstone City Manager resigns (2008-08-19)
Brant Kucera is moving back to his home state of Pennsylvania.


Marquette Blue Cross donates to Beacon House (2008-08-19)
The Marquette Blue Cross Blue Shield office has donated goods to Beacon House.


USFWS seeks comment on eagle permits (2008-08-18)
The allocation of permits would depend upon local eagle populations.


DOT awards Delta County Airport service to Mesaba (2008-08-18)
Mesaba had renegotiated its contract after fuel costs rose.


Body of Torch Lake jet skier found (2008-08-18)
The Laurium youth was not wearing a life preserver at the time of the incident.


Missing swimmer found on Marquette shore (2008-08-18)
The Negaunee man had been missing since August 10th.


USOEC athlete wins bronze (2008-08-15)
The wrestler graduated from NMU two years ago.


Jet skier missing in Houghton County (2008-08-15)
Emergency personnel find an unmanned jet ski near North Grosse Point Shores.


Civil engineering training comes to Copper Country (2008-08-14)
Program is meant to train teachers in transportation-based curricula.


One dead in Mackinac County crash (2008-08-14)
Officials say alcohol and speed were not factors in the accident.


DNR advisory councils meet (2008-08-14)
Groups will advise the DNR on local and regional issues.


Traverse City Coast Guard records busiest week of summer (2008-08-14)
The U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City has recorded its busiest week of the summer.


Antlerless deer license deadline August 15 (2008-08-13)
The deadline to obtain an antlerless deer license is August 15th.


Search for missing swimmer called off (2008-08-13)
James Denman has been missing since Sunday.


Iron Mountain waiting to fill council seats (2008-08-13)
Two council members were recalled in the August primary.


Search continues for missing swimmer (2008-08-12)
The unnamed Negaunee man is presumed drowned in Marquette.


Rice Lake fire mostly contained (2008-08-12)
The fire is near the site of a blaze that occurred near the lake three years ago.


Michigan gas prices see a decrease (2008-08-12)
The American Automobile Association of Michigan says gas prices have dropped three-tenths of a penny over the last week.


Temporary license plates are available for Michiganders (2008-08-11)
U.S. Military personnel and Michigan motorists have the option of buying temporary license plates for vehicles they drive infrequently.


Phone outage in Houghton County (2008-08-08)
Phone officials say it may not be fixed until the end of the weekend.


US-2/County Club Road intersection not in need of traffic light (2008-08-08)
A study shows that a traffic signal is not warranted at the US-2/County Club Road intersection in Ironwood.


Catholic Diocese of Marquette will run capital campaign (2008-08-08)
The Catholic Diocese of Marquette has decided to run a capital campaign.


Marquette County Conservation District seeks new board members (2008-08-08)
The Marquette County Conservation District is looking for candidates to serve on its board of directors.


Finlandia University basketball team makes Academic Top 25 (2008-08-07)
The Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced that Finlandia University's 2007-2008 women's basketball team was smarter than the average team.


Car/motorcycle accident injures two (2008-08-07)
Driver fails to yield at an intersection and hits a motorcycle.


NMU department head receives Hageman Award (2008-08-07)
Harvey Wallace has received the 2008 Hageman Award from the National Association of Local Boards of Health.


Bill Nicholl's Trail reopened (2008-08-07)
Bill Nicholl's Trail in Baraga has been reopened.


Delta County primary results (2008-08-06)


Marquette County millage proposals (2008-08-06)
Voters considered several millage issues on the primary ballot.


Marquette Township/Ishpeming Township races (2008-08-06)
Residents elected supervisor/treasurers in Tuesday primary.


Marquette/Negaunee City races (2008-08-05)
The number of people who will run for commission/council seats in November is decreased.


Gladstone teachers still hoping for contract (2008-08-05)
No agreement reached after last fact-finder's report; another meeting tonight.


Forsyth Township results (2008-08-05)
Races include Supervisor, Treasurer, and Trustee.


Tuesday, August 5th is Primary Day (2008-08-05)
Voters need to have a photo ID to vote, or may sign a document stating they don't have one with them.


25th Circuit Judge field narrowed (2008-08-05)
Two candidates have been selected to compete in the November Election.


State/Marquette County races decided (2008-08-05)
Races include Marquette County Sheriff and Democratic candidate in the 108th District.


Forsyth Township results (2008-08-05)
Races include Supervisor, Treasurer, and Trustee.


Dickinson County accident seriously injures one (2008-08-04)
The driver was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.


Primary prosecutor races in Marquette, Dickinson Counties (2008-08-04)
Three vie for Marquette post, while two are on the ballot in Dickinson County.


Race on for two spots on Delta County Commission (2008-08-04)
Two incumbents will have to defend their seats in the August 5th primary.


Niagara, Wisconsin shooting kills three, injures one (2008-08-01)
One man is being sought in the shootings, which began Thursday afternoon.


Suspected Niagara shooter arrested (2008-08-01)
Police say they have a man in custody for the killing of three and wounding of one.


Niagara shooting random, sheriff says (2008-08-01)
The shooter apparently had no communication with his victims before he started firing.


Cliffs revenue rises sharply (2008-08-01)
The second quarter of 2008 brings CCI another earnings record.


Marquette City Commission considers new Founder's RFP (2008-08-01)
The City Planning Commission drew up the Request for Proposals on Wednesday.


District Judge races on primary ballot (2008-08-01)
Contested races taking place in Houghton and Chippewa Counties.


Niagara shooter believed to be Kingsford man (2008-08-01)
Police are investigating the motive into the shooting spree in Wisconsin.


U.P. House races full of candidates (2008-07-31)
Several Democrats running in the 108th and 110th districts.


Marquette City Commission race crowded (2008-07-31)
Eight candidates are running for three open seats.


Bay College gets grant (2008-07-31)
Funds will be used to construct a math and science tutoring facility.


Four compete for Marquette County judgeship (2008-07-31)
Candidates are hoping to win a six-year term on the 25th Circuit Court.


Police crack down on prescription drug abuse in U.P. (2008-07-31)
A two-year investigation results in 57 arrests for drug crimes.


Tourism at parks and beaches down (2008-07-30)
Fuel costs are keeping visitors to the U.P. at home.


Michigan Primary Preview (2008-07-30)
Two candidates are vying for the U.S. Senate seat; many more for the U.S. House.


MTU named one of the best schools in the country (2008-07-30)
The citation comes from the Princeton Review's newest edition of "The Best 368 Colleges."


Rudyard crash injures three (2008-07-30)
One of the vehicles involved fails to stop at a stop sign.


MGHS releases strategic plan (2008-07-30)
Priorities are laid out for the next three years of operations.


Marquette Main Street ripped up (2008-07-30)
Utility lines under the street are ancient, officials say.


CTV endorses Casperson (2008-07-29)
Says the lawmaker defends traditional family values in Michigan.


SBA endorses Lahti (2008-07-29)
The group says the freshman lawmakers stands up for small businesses.


Founder's Landing sale process sped up (2008-07-29)
Commissioners say it's time to get the parcel sold and developed.


Michigan's 'No Worker Left Behind' program expected to grow (2008-07-28)
Governor Jennifer Granholm has announced that Michigan's statewide worker retraining program will expand and get more money in its second year.


Michigan energy bills sent to conference committee (2008-07-28)
Michigan lawmakers cannot agree over energy legislation details.


LSSU students study mussels (2008-07-28)
Lake Superior State University students are conducting research on freshwater mussels.


Intersection Enforcement Week, July 20-26 (2008-07-25)
This week is Intersection Enforcement Week, which means that law enforcement agencies in 19 counties are patrolling high-crash intersections in their communities.


NMU's International Performing Arts Series is announced (2008-07-25)
Northern Michigan University's International Performing Arts Series will begin October 17th.


CEO of Kennecott Mineral's parent company wants long-term relationship with area (2008-07-23)
He says several other mine test-sites are being eyed for possible projects.


Bear meetings to be held in U.P. (2008-07-23)
DNR officials want resident input on the bear management plan.


Turkey hunters must apply for permit by end of July (2008-07-23)
Thousands of permits are available, but by lottery only.


Tech osteoporosis drug research progressing (2008-07-23)
An element in black bears' blood could help humans retain bone density.


Gladstone teachers may be close to contract (2008-07-22)
Talks continue following the release of a fact-finder's report.


Marquette Commissioner reports on state roads (2008-07-22)
He says Upper Peninsula road commissions don't have the money they need for necessary projects.


Man killed in WI tanker crash identified (2008-07-21)
The victim is a 23-year-old man from Kingsford, MI.


NMU sets tuition rates for '08/'09 school year (2008-07-21)
Northern remains the second-most-affordable public university in Michigan.


NMU gets grant to develop business center (2008-07-21)
Money is part of a statewide initiative to cultivate entrepreneurship.


Peter White Library hits million-penny mark (2008-07-21)
Seven years of collecting pennies nets the library $10,000.


One injured in Palmer accident (2008-07-21)
The crash involved four vehicles--two of which were parked.


SAIL holds transportation summit (2008-07-21)
Officials to talk about transportation issues for people with disabilities.


Marquette woman hits parked car (2008-07-18)
Her vehicle rolls over; she receives ticket from City Police.


Farm Bureau endorses Casperson (2008-07-18)
Says he demonstrates actions consistent with its policies.


Three injured in Ishpeming accident (2008-07-18)
One of the drivers is cited for failing to yield at an intersection.


Escanaba government office gets suspicious package (2008-07-18)
A bomb squad from Lansing is called up to investigate.


Bay Cliff receives health grant (2008-07-18)
The money from UPS will be used to combat obesity in children.


Houghton County 911 outages due to construction (2008-07-18)
Recent outages are due to fiber-optic lines being cut, officials say.


Rapid River man arrested for drunk driving (2008-07-17)
He crashes into a power pole, cutting off electricity to several residents.


Keep doors locked, Negaunee Police say (2008-07-17)
A rash of vehicle thefts due to unlocked cars with keys in the ignition.


Two U.P. fire departments get grants (2008-07-17)
The money comes from the Department of Homeland Security.


Negaunee man slightly injured in motorcyle/deer accident (2008-07-16)
Officers say his helmet and heavy leather jacket saved him from further injury.


CCI to merge with coal company (2008-07-16)
Merger will create one of the largest mining companies in the U.S.


USOEC has ties to Beijing Olympics (2008-07-16)
Team members in Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling trained at Marquette facility.


MDOT honors two U.P. employees (2008-07-16)
The award is the highest honor given by the Department of Transportation.


UPSET search snares several suspects (2008-07-15)
Warrants are pending against residents of two alleged Marquette drug houses.


U.P. projects funded under HUD, transportation bill (2008-07-14)
The measure affects projects in Marquette and Houghton Counties.


Two injured on Lake Superior rocks (2008-07-14)
What began as a jump into the lake resulted in a fall.


Michigan Drunk Driving Audit shows 10-year low (2008-07-14)
The 2007 Michigan Drunk Driving Audit reveals 10-year low in alcohol and/or drug related deaths.


Soo jail begins expansion (2008-07-14)
The project will allow officials to put 58 additional beds in the facility.


CCI invests in Empire Mine (2008-07-14)
Cleveland Cliffs officials say new plan will extend the mine's life through 2018.


Protect the Earth Summit planned for August (2008-07-10)
Organizers say the event will feature speakers who have experience with mining projects around the Great Lakes.


One injured in Powell Township accident (2008-07-10)
The driver had to be extracted from his vehicle, which rolled over.


Iron Mountain City Manager resigns (2008-07-10)
John Marquart is leaving for another position in Illinois.


National Night Out coming up (2008-07-10)
Block parties are a great way to reduce crime, officials say.


Tips for avoiding bears (2008-07-10)
DNR says residents can do things to avoid conflict with bears.


Hearing set for accused teen arsonist (2008-07-09)
He heads to trial for the attempted murder of his grandparents.


Hoff suit upheld by Court of Appeals (2008-07-09)
In a unanimous decision, the court says Hoff's 2005 firing was illegal.


Superior Watershed Partnership helps reduce carbon emissions (2008-07-09)
Partnership receives grant to give energy-efficient light bulbs to public.


Marquette woman bound over for home invasion (2008-07-09)
She's accused of breaking into an Ishpeming woman's home.


Marquette Township plans for Lowe's store (2008-07-08)
Increased traffic is one of their main concerns.


U.P.-wide 911 authority considered (2008-07-08)
Authority could consolidate resources for entire Upper Peninsula.


DEQ challenges EPA air quality designation in WI (2008-07-08)
Michigan officials say regulations would be too strict for U.P. counties.


Brimley girl dies in traffic accident (2008-07-07)
Officials are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the crash.


Gwinn man crashes into power pole (2008-07-07)
Law enforcement is seeking charges through the Marquette County Prosecutor's Office.


Minimum wage increase affects NMU budget (2008-07-07)
Student employees make up a good portion of the University's payroll.


Missing Newberry man found deceased (2008-07-07)
What appeared to be a wood-cutting accident is now considered death due to natural causes.


Rummage Sale for Earthquake Victims: 8-18 Media (2008-07-06)
8-18 Media reports on a rummage sale to benefit the victims of an earthquake in China.


Former U.P. man sentenced on child porn charges (2008-07-03)
He was accused of sharing child pornography over the internet.


Outdoorspeople asked to look for pot operations (2008-07-03)
Law enforcement says hikers often find hidden marijuana operations.


Isle Royale group changes its name (2008-07-03)
The organization is now partnering with another National Park.


Be fire safe this 4th of July (2008-07-03)
National Forest officials remind residents that fireworks aren't allowed.


Troopers out in force for 4th holiday (2008-07-03)
Officers will take a zero-tolerance approach to drinking and driving.


Construction suspended to make travel easier (2008-07-03)
The Michigan Department of Transportation is stopping 70% of its road construction for the July 4th weekend.


Bud Clydesdales come to Marquette (2008-07-03)
The team will make three appearances over the 4th of July holiday.


Cohodas Hall reopens (2008-07-02)
Employees were allowed to return to the building Tuesday afternoon.


Registration deadline for August primary coming up fast (2008-07-02)
Monday, July 7th is the last day to register to vote in the August 5th primary election.


NRC to decide antlerless licenses (2008-07-02)
The Natural Resources Commission will set quotas at its meeting in Munising.


NRC to decide antlerless licenses (2008-07-02)
The Natural Resources Commission will set quotas at its meeting in Munising.


Rapid River man arrested on firearms charges (2008-07-01)
Subject is accused of possessing a firearm while intoxicated and being a felon in possession.


NMU building evacuated (2008-07-01)
Officials say an acid leak prompted the move.


"No Sex Please, We're British" Comes to NMU (2008-07-01)
The Forest Roberts Theatre will present a summer production of No Sex Please, We're British.


Twenty reservation residents arrested on drug charges (2008-07-01)
Twenty subjects have been arrested on federal, state and tribal drug distribution charges.


City of Marquette Compost Drop-Off Site Closed Saturday, July 5 (2008-07-01)
The City of Marquette Compost drop-off site will be closed on Saturday, due to the 4th of July holiday.


Watch Out For Ispheming Township Kidnapper (2008-07-01)
Troopers and Detectives from the Negaunee Post are investigating a Criminal Sexual Conduct and Kidnapping incident.


Funding available to improve wildlife habitat (2008-07-01)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has funding available for wildlife habitat improvement projects.


New money scam hits area (2008-07-01)
The Marquette County Sheriff's Office has been receiving numerous fraud/internet scams.


Man Arrested for Mackinac Island Arson (2008-06-30)
A Mackinac Island worker has been arrested with suspicion of arson.


Deer Injures Two Motorcyclists (2008-06-30)
Two motorcycle riders were injured after colliding with a deer last Monday.


A Cheboygan Plant Repents (2008-06-30)
A Cheboygan tissue plant has reached a deal with the state to resolve longstanding air and water quality violations.


Chippewa County to Host New Plant (2008-06-30)
The Upper Peninsula is expected to host a plant that would turn wood chips into fuel.


NMU is Offering a New Nurse Educator Certificate Program (2008-06-30)
Northern Michigan University will be offering a six-month nurse educator certificate program.


Michigan Looks to Revise Electricity Law (2008-06-30)
Michigan's Senate is ready to rewrite the state's Electricity Law.


U.P. All-Star Football Game This Saturday (2008-06-27)
The best of Eastern Upper Michigan will take on the best of the Western U.P. in the first U.P. All-Star football game since 1951.


NMU Seeks Community Mentors (2008-06-27)
Northern Michigan University is seeking community leaders to serve as mentors.


Police Looking for Missing Gwinn Woman (2008-06-27)
The Forsyth Police Department has been looking for a missing Gwinn woman.


Michigan Names a Blueberry Capital (2008-06-27)
Paradise has been named the wild blueberry capital of Michigan.


Marquette Gets a New Symphony Director (2008-06-27)
Dr. Jacob Chi has been announced as Marquette Symphony Orchestra's new Principal Conductor.


United States Olympic Education Center Produces More Winners (2008-06-27)
Marquette's United States Olympic Education Center has produced more champions.


Mackinaw City Fire Damages Businesses (2008-06-25)
A Mackinaw City fire has severely damaged at least one business.


Great Lakes Water Not to Leave the Drainage Basin (2008-06-25)
Legislators are negotiating a deal for regulating large-scale water withdrawals in Michigan.


New Michigan Safety Seat Law (2008-06-25)
Michigan will be reinforcing a safety seat law starting July 1.


M-107 has Transferred Jurisdictions (2008-06-23)
Jurisdiction of M-107 has been transferred from the Michigan Department of Transportation to the Ontonagon County Road Commission.


Upper Michigan Student to Study in Washington, D.C. (2008-06-23)
One young person from Michigan's 1st Congressional District will be selected to study in Washington, D.C.


MCAC named Outstanding Volunteer Organization (2008-06-23)
The group is honored downstate by Governor Jennifer Granholm.


Lightning Safety Awareness Week highlights storm dangers (2008-06-23)
National Weather Service official says run for cover the first time you hear thunder.


ORV Accident Injures Two People (2008-06-23)
Two people were injured in an ORV accident in Menominee County Sunday evening.


Negaunee State Police search for stolen truck (2008-06-23)
The pickup was last seen Saturday near US-41 and Pond Road.


Vegetables for Youth: 8-18 Media (2008-06-22)
Children learn to plant vegetables through the program Voices for Youth.


Bicyclists swarm Marquette for Bike Fest (2008-06-20)
The event involves several races over a three-day period.


Ishpeming Township man jailed for drugs (2008-06-20)
An investigation leads to discovery of prescription drugs, marijuana, and cocaine.


Pathways names new CEO (2008-06-20)
The new leader has worked with the agency for 25 years.


NMU dorms gold--and "green" (2008-06-19)
Renovations earn two residence halls green certifications.


Man "stilts" his way across Michigan (2008-06-19)
His goal is to raise awareness and funds for those with Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities.


Olympic License Plates Support Team USA (2008-06-19)
Michigan residents can support Olympic Team USA by buying Olympic license plates.


Bay College raises fees for coming year (2008-06-18)
An alteration in the school's fee structure will generate an additional $115,000.


Fishers Asked to Help Stop the Spread of Fish Disease (2008-06-18)
Anglers are being asked to help slow the spread of viral hemorrhagic septicemia.


Several injured in Skandia Township accident (2008-06-18)
An elderly driver is ticketed for failing to yield.


NewPage to close Niagara mill this weekend (2008-06-18)
Officials say coated paper market fluctuations are to blame.


Camp 911 comes to Marquette County (2008-06-18)
The program provides activities for the health and safety of seniors.


Economic development group receives grant (2008-06-18)
The money will be used to develop economic opportunities in the U.P. and Northeastern Wisconsin.


Sawyer airport receives another FAA grant (2008-06-18)
This is the second time in the past two months the airport has been given federal funding.


Michigan Works on Sea Lamprey Control (2008-06-18)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working on sea lamprey control.


UPSET makes two Marquette drug busts (2008-06-18)
Detectives found mariuana, evidence of sales, and a mushroom growing operation.


Kennecott surveys for drilling sites (2008-06-17)
A plane is criss-crossing across Marquette County, gathering data.


National Park visitors asked to be "climate-friendly" (2008-06-17)
Pictured Rocks joins other parks across the country in new website program.


Probable cougar tracks found in Delta County (2008-06-17)
Officials say the tracks are similar to some found last March.


Junior Boxing Championships come to NMU (2008-06-16)
The nearly week-long event will groom boxers for 2010 Olympics.


Motorcycle accident kills Gwinn man (2008-06-16)
Passing motorists discovered the accident.


Skandia man runs from accident (2008-06-16)
Driver says he swerved to avoid a deer just before the crash.


MGH leadership team in place (2008-06-16)
The nine-member team will oversee all aspects of the hospital's operations.


Crystal Falls man drowns on kayaking trip (2008-06-16)
Authorities were alerted when he didn't return home.


NMU officials say cogeneration plant would benefit the environment (2008-06-16)
President Les Wong responds to an appeal filed by the Sierra Club to stop the project.


Michigan tomatoes safe to eat, state says (2008-06-13)
The harvest season for one type of tomato hasn't even begun yet.


Sierra Club opposes NMU power plant plan (2008-06-13)
Environmentalists say coal-fired plants are outdated and contribute to pollution.


Gread Lakes Rodeo adopts alcohol policy (2008-06-13)
Community groups are applauding the move to urge moderation.


Delta airport gets grant (2008-06-13)
Money is part of millions for Northern Michigan airports.


Soo Tribe's casino declares bankruptcy (2008-06-12)
The tribe made some bad decisions in the past, says one board member.


Arson to blame for Manistique fire, officials say (2008-06-12)
The grandson of the homeowners has been arrested for attempted murder.


Marquette's credit rating rises (2008-06-12)
The designation is made by Standard & Poor's.


Still no contract for Gladstone teachers (2008-06-12)
Administration and teachers are waiting for the results of a fact-finding mission.


Clickit or Ticket a success (2008-06-12)
Michigan motorists getting the message to buckle up.


Marquette woman arrested for home invasion (2008-06-11)
She's also accused of stealing prescription drugs.


Tech professor develops VHS treatment (2008-06-10)
The method uses a common household product to kill the virus.


Curtis residents work to establish charter school (2008-06-10)
The move comes after Tahquamenon Schools Board decides to close Curtis Elementary.


Marquette County Sheriff's Office investigates assault in Marquette (2008-06-10)
The incident happened last week in Marquette Township.


Michigan Gets a New DNR Law Enforcement Chief (2008-06-09)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced the new chief of the department's Law Enforcement Division.


UPPCO begins rebuilding Silver Lake (2008-06-09)
Company says it's finally received permits to move ahead with the project.


Pictured Rocks going greener (2008-06-09)
Officials have implemented a "Climate-Friendly Parks Action Plan."


Republic man dies in crash (2008-06-09)
Police say he crashed into a brick column early Monday morning.


Michigan Telecommunications Competition Report Released (2008-06-09)
The eighth annual report on the status of telecommunications competition in Michigan has been released.


Girl reported missing while hiking found (2008-06-09)
Several law enforcment agencies coordinate efforts to locate little girl.


New options available for receiving unemployment benefits (2008-06-09)
The electronic methods are meant to be quicker and safer.


Free Fishing Weekend (2008-06-06)
Michigan's Free Fishing Weekend Slated for This Weekend


Voice of Experience II: 8-18 Media (2008-06-06)
8-18 Media asks high school graduates to give underclassmen advice.


Sawyer townhomes damaged (2008-06-06)
Troopers say about 300 windows were smashed and several doors were kicked in.


Texas man held in connection with Soo woman's death (2008-06-06)
The man is considered a suspect in the aviation mechanic's death.


Nonprofit grants available in Marquette County (2008-06-05)
Money is from the George W. Romney Endowment Fund.


Keweenaw group focuses on recreation trails (2008-06-05)
The committee wants to make it easier for tourists to get around.


U.P. prison walkaway found in Wisconsin (2008-06-05)
The sex offender case is from 40 years ago.


Renewafuel to build biomass plant at Sawyer (2008-06-04)
The facility will be located at the Telkite Technology Park.


NRC to consider changes to deer hunting (2008-06-04)
Proposed changes affect antlerless and albino deer, as well as Deer Management Units.


Two injured in Marquette Township accident (2008-06-04)
One of the drivers involved is cited for failing to yield.


Marquette City Commission dumps The Urban Project (2008-06-03)
Founder's Landing to be developed by a local group instead of Minneapolis organization.


Marquette Clerk says keep signs out of right-of-way (2008-06-03)
City ordinance governs the placement of election signs.


Stupak endorses Obama (2008-06-03)
He makes the announcement after polls in final two states close.


Sentencing set for woman accused of furnishing contraband (2008-06-03)
She was already serving a term for bringing drugs into jail.


Mager bound over to Circuit Court (2008-06-03)
She's charged with two counts of embezzlement from her employer.


Edison Sault plans outage in Delta County (2008-06-02)
The outage will allow for the replacement of a telephone pole.


MGH/NMU lab accredited (2008-06-02)
Pathology lab's management and safety are given the thumb's-up.


Spectacular Peninsula License Plates Are a Big Hit (2008-06-02)
Over 1 million Spectacular Peninsula license plates have been sold.


Michigan Seeks Additional Funding for Laid-Off Workers (2008-06-02)
The U.S. Department of Labor grants Michigan additional Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA).


Michigan Looks to Change Endangered Species List (2008-06-02)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is looking to change its Threatened and Endangered Species List.


Autopsy being performed on remains found on Lake Huron (2008-06-02)
State Police say the body could pertain to several missing persons cases in the straits area.


Michigan Participates in Emerald Ash Borer Program (2008-06-02)
The Michigan Department of Agriculture is participating in a nationwide Emerald Ash Borer program.


United Way seeks donor response (2008-06-02)
Officials want to know how to improve the organization.


Lindberg to receive legislative training (2008-05-30)
He'll take part in a nonpartisan leadership institute.


MAPS board seat filled (2008-05-30)
A longtime city official has been picked to fill the vacancy.


Marquette Salvation Army needs help (2008-05-30)
Director says donations have gone down, while need continues to go up.


Iron Mountain passes 2008-2009 budget (2008-05-30)
Officials disagree over several items, including TIFA projects.


Marquette County officers look for underage drinking (2008-05-29)
Police are also searching social networking websites to find parties where minors may plan to drink.


Marquette Gets Its Water Flushed (2008-05-29)
The Marquette Water Department will be conducting water system flushings in June and July.


One injured in Ishpeming car/moped accident (2008-05-29)
Both vehicles were operating on the same side of the road at the time of the accident.


SANE increases drug arrests in 2007 (2008-05-29)
Officers say the prescription drug trade is booming.


Well issues close two U.P. campgrounds (2008-05-29)
The DNR is repairing or replacing water wells that serve the sites.


Hancock prepares to build new middle school (2008-05-28)
Superintendent says the current building is too big and too old.


MAPS considers moving Vandenboom students (2008-05-28)
Administration says dropping enrollment and dwindling state money is behind the move.


Escanaba developing waterfront plan (2008-05-28)
Officials are deciding if a private proposal could fit in with their strategic plan.


Escanaba woman injured in ORV accident (2008-05-27)
She suffered a broken collar bone, but officials aren't sure what happened.


Three injured in Alger County crash (2008-05-27)
Troopers believe speed was a factor in the accident.


Tech students to float concrete canoes in June (2008-05-27)
The engineering students will compete in the annual National Concrete Canoe Competition.


Drowned boater found in Iron County (2008-05-27)
A capsized boat was found on the Michigamme River Friday morning.


Fatal accident in Houghton County (2008-05-27)
Police believe the driver fell asleep at the wheel.


Gwinn teachers honored (2008-05-27)
One is a top support person, the other is Teacher of the Year.


June is Youth Employment Month (2008-05-24)
June has been declared Youth Employment Month by Governor Jennifer Granholm.


Sawyer hosts jet open house (2008-05-23)
Residents will get a chance to look at the newest jet restoration project.


Teens arrested for spray-painting Marquette school (2008-05-23)
City Police give chase and catch the two in the area of MSHS.


Walker receives ABA honor (2008-05-23)
Marquette County's chief prosecutor is given Minister of Justice Award.


Gas hits $4 mark in Marquette (2008-05-23)
Marquette is the first metro area in Michigan to reach the milestone.


Tech to participate in car redesign contest (2008-05-23)
MTU is the only Michigan university invited to the challenge.


NMU strengthens ties with Russian university (2008-05-23)
A student teacher collaboration is going well, officials say.


U.P. airports receive federal funding (2008-05-23)
Grants will be used to revamp runways, among other projects.


Mangum Farm to reopen (2008-05-22)
The County Board has found funding to ease jail overcrowding.


Linklater gets 27 years in prison (2008-05-21)
He pleaded guilty to killing his wife on Hannahville land following their wedding.


Beacon House occupancy rising (2008-05-21)
More people are staying, but guest donations are going down.


U.P. Cold Case Team asks for help (2008-05-21)
Officers are trying to solve a 14-year-old murder.


Prelim scheduled for accused smuggler (2008-05-20)
Negaunee Township woman brought drugs into Marquette County jail as she was booked.


New Protection for Beaver Basin (2008-05-19)
Michigan senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow have introduced a new act to protect Beaver Basin.


Mute Swans Attack! (2008-05-19)
Stay clear from aggressive mute swans this summer.


Quincy Unit Landscape Looks to be Renovated (2008-05-19)
The Keweenaw National Historical Park will soon hold a public hearing concerning the Quincy Unit landscape.


Richardson headed to prison for life (2008-05-19)
He was convicted of pushing his wife off a cliff at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.


Biofuel Highway Sign Incentives (2008-05-19)
The Michigan Energy Office has initiated a new rebate program for people who put up freeway signs advertising the availability of ethanol or biodiesel.


Marquette commissioners ponder budget cuts (2008-05-19)
Officials say no specific areas have been selected for cuts.


Walker running for reelection (2008-05-19)


Wilson man pleads to federal domestic violence charge (2008-05-19)
He's being charged as an habitual offender under a 2006 statute.


National Mine boy killed in accident (2008-05-15)
Troopers say he was run over by a travel trailer.


Program teaches kids healthy lifestyle (2008-05-15)
Training is aimed at kids in non-formal community groups.


MAPS board member resigns (2008-05-15)
He's taken a job at NMU, which has produced a conflict of interest.


MSHA says keep out of mine property (2008-05-14)
Administration says people are hurt and injured every year around mines.


One injured in Negaunee accident (2008-05-14)
The driver of a pickup truck is cited for Careless Driving.


Soo symposium discusses water (2008-05-14)
American and Canadian officials will talk about bacteria monitoring efforts.


SWP offers funds for river clean-ups (2008-05-14)
Local groups can get reimbursed for keeping watersheds clean.


DNR designates motorcycle trails (2008-05-14)
Motorcyclists say ORVs widen trails and make riding less enjoyable.


State Forest campgrounds reopen (2008-05-13)
Twenty sites were temporarily closed due to budget constraints.


Casperson files for Stupak seat (2008-05-13)
The Escanaba Republican currently serves Michigan's 108th District.


Illegal immigrants arrested in Chippewa County (2008-05-13)
Officials say the 26 people were working for a local contractor.


"Click It or Ticket" campaign begins (2008-05-13)
Law enforcement to expand seat belt enforcement zones.


Sawyer airport fixes parking lots (2008-05-13)
The project should be finished by the second week of July.


Stupak urges veterans, seniors to file for rebate (2008-05-13)
The filing deadline for those groups has been extended to October 15.


State Police investigate Menominee homicide (2008-05-13)
Troopers say foul play is involved in the death.


International Bridge begins structure study (2008-05-13)
International Bridge Authority will plan maintenance around results.


Quinnesec man killed in motorcycle accident (2008-05-12)
Troopers do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.


Stabbing suspect arrested (2008-05-12)
The Honduran man is wanted in connection with an assault at Sawyer.


Garden accident injures one (2008-05-12)
Driver leaves the roadway and strikes a utility pole.


U.P. mom honored for crime prevention (2008-05-12)
"Crime-Fighting Moms" help their communities stay safer.


Cycle challenge raises funds for brain tumor center (2008-05-09)
Marquette General Hospital and NMU are sponsoring the event.


Stupak says bad steel should be sent back (2008-05-09)
He says all inferior products must be kept from entering the U.S.


Seney refuge begins prescribed burns (2008-05-09)
Officials say the burns will reduce wildfire-spreading fuel.


Botwright bound over for fleeing (2008-05-09)
He's accused of leading police on a high-speed chase.


Accused embezzler heads to circuit court (2008-05-09)
Ishpeming woman is charged with taking thousands from her employer.


Husband of environmentalist allegedly attacked in Big Bay (2008-05-09)
Victim was asked before attack if he supported the Kennecott mine.


Cycle challenge raises funds for brain tumor center (2008-05-09)
Marquette General Hospital and NMU are sponsoring the event.


Sault Tribe police chief suspended again (2008-05-09)
Fred Paquin is under investigation by federal agencies.


DNR helps campers save gas (2008-05-09)
Department is now offering storage for campers and recreational vehicles.


Ontonagon trail section closed (2008-05-08)
DNR officials say heavy rains have eroded a portion of the Bill Nichols Trail.


Camp Ojibway inmates guilty of assault (2008-05-08)
The charges stem from a riot at the prison camp in 2006.


U.P. Corrections Academy provides local training (2008-05-08)
Program produces 17 graduates from nine counties in April.


Stupak files for re-election (2008-05-08)
The Menominee Democrat was first elected in 1992.


Scammers target federal rebate checks (2008-05-08)
Con artists are using phones and the internet to get personal information.


Larcenies reported in South Marquette (2008-05-07)
Police are warning people to lock up their cars and bikes.


Possible bomb threat at North Star Academy (2008-05-07)
School officials find some writing on a bathroom wall.


NewPage moves into second phase of project (2008-05-07)
Officials are studying the use of alternative fuels through "black liquor."


Marijuana grow operation found in Marquette (2008-05-07)
The discovery comes after weeks of investigation.


Municipal elections results (2008-05-07)
Here are the results for several millage issues and one recall proposal.


DNR announces fish production strategy (2008-05-07)
New plan takes into account the fish disease VHS.


NMU professor named Professor of the Year (2008-05-07)
The Business professor is one of three across the state to receive the honor.


School millage results (2008-05-07)
Here are results from Tuesday's school elections.


Marquette inmate charged with smuggling drugs (2008-05-06)
She was already serving time for Conspiracy to Furnish Contraband.


Marquette Fire Department promotes Arson Awareness Week (2008-05-06)
Not a big problem in the U.P., officials say, but residents need to watch for it.


NMU initiates new emergency texting (2008-05-06)
Northern Michigan University is encouraging students to sign up for NMU's new emergency text messaging alert system.


U.P. projects funded under federal bill (2008-05-06)
U.S. Senator Carl Levin says monies are related to military projects.


Funding for Alger County road set aside (2008-05-06)
Project was accidentally left out of original funding bill.


CCI hits another earnings record (2008-05-06)
Cliffs reports highest-ever first-quarter earnings.


Alger County man brought up on drug charges (2008-05-05)
Officers say the arrest is the result of a five-month investigation.


New health care program (2008-05-05)
Private health care providers in Wisconsin are looking at a new program.


Reading program has chosen 2008 featured novel (2008-05-05)
The "One Book, One Community" program has chosen their featured selection for 2008.


Police search for Sawyer suspect (2008-05-05)
The man is wanted in connection with an assault Sunday night.


Marquette man arrested for Criminal Sexual Conduct (2008-05-05)
Police say he met two underage girls online and had sex with both.


Two arrested on pot charges in Munising (2008-05-05)
The driver and passenger were originally stopped for speeding.


Wong receives raise (2008-05-05)
NMU Board of Trustees approves the new salary Friday.


DNR has selected artists (2008-05-05)
The Department of Natural Resources has selected 12 artists for the Artists-in-Residence program at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.


Cherry Creek to particpate in ACES (2008-05-05)
Cherry Creek elementary school students will be participating in "All Children Exercise Simultaneously.


MAPS changes ahead (2008-05-05)
Three vacancies face school administration next year.


Body found on Munising ATV trail (2008-05-05)
Law enforcement personnel say foul play is not suspected in the incident.


Coulter Comes to Marquette: 8-18 Media (2008-05-04)
Young journalists cover an appearance by Conservative Ann Coulter in Marquette.


Town meeting helps create awareness in drug abuse (2008-05-02)
A town hall meeting was held recently in Gladstone to educate parents and students on drug abuse.


NMU students walk the stage this weekend (2008-05-02)
Almost 1,000 students are eligible to graduate this spring.


NMU Fulbright Scholar completes semester (2008-05-02)
He's been teaching a Zen-based method of exercise and healing.


Levin to visit U.P. (2008-05-02)
He will give a commencement address and keynote speech, then visit a home for veterans.


LSSU may construct new building for business school (2008-05-01)
Lake Superior State University may be receiving a grant to build a new facility.


Graduation Ceremony to take place this saturday (2008-05-01)
The commencement ceremony for Bay de Noc Community College will hold more than 400 graduates.


Increase in Veteran suicides (2008-05-01)
There has been an increasing number of attempted and successful suicides by Iraq and Afghan war veterans.


Marquette officials want improvements to Riverside Sports Complex (2008-05-01)
The Riverpark Sports Complex of Marquette, is looking to make improvements.


Disputes over spear-fishing in Northern Wisconsin (2008-04-30)
There's an anniversary to mark in northern Wisconsin.


Michigan Tech purchased a new sound system (2008-04-30)
Michigan Technological University has purchased a new carillon system.


DNR seek observations on reptiles and amphibians (2008-04-30)
The Department of Natural Resources has announced the continuance of the statewide Herp Atlas Project.


Pictured Rocks raises fees (2008-04-30)
Modest increase will bring the park in line with other parks, officials say.


Spending information on government website (2008-04-29)
Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land has announced her departments recent posting of detailed spending information online.


Congress questions lake levels (2008-04-29)
Some members of Congress want to know why the Great Lakes are draining off water.


Police departments look at alternatives to save gas (2008-04-29)
The increasing gas prices have led some police departments to make changes on how they patrol the roads.


Money owed in back taxes (2008-04-29)
State Officials say corporations and individuals still owe the state money in back taxes.


MCAC marks "Cover the Uninsured Week" (2008-04-29)
Group is hosting an awareness walk and health fair May 3.


U.P. Guardsmen deployed (2008-04-29)
Troops will train, then head to Afghanistan later in the year.


DNR reconsiders salmon harvest limit (2008-04-29)
Fisheries Division wants public comment on possible limit increase.


Ironwood man arrested for assaulting a child (2008-04-29)
Officers also find a marijuana growing operation in his home.


Accused embezzler faces prelim (2008-04-28)
Sandra Mager is charged with taking thousands of dollars from her workplace.


Prelim set for accused Alger County burglar (2008-04-28)
Corey Morrison is charged with breaking into the Munising American Legion Post last year.


Marquette man heads to court on fleeing charge (2008-04-28)
What began with a loud stereo became a high-speed chase.


Marquette County United Way nears goal (2008-04-28)
Businesses recently honored for their help in fundraising.


Rehab center opens in Sault Ste. Marie (2008-04-28)
Facility offers several services previously offered out of town.


Teens injured in Schoolcraft County accident (2008-04-28)
Officials believe alcohol is a factor in the accident.


Proposed merger could be good for U.P. flyers, airport manager says (2008-04-28)
Sawyer International manager says it could open up more destinations.


Espanolandia: 8-18 Media (2008-04-27)
A forum for NMU students to speak Spanish is this week's story.


Finnish ambassador commencement speaker at FU (2008-04-25)
The ambassador to the U.S. will also receive an honorary doctorate.


Walk/run set for Saturday in Marquette (2008-04-25)
Drivers are advised to use caution and watch out for pedestrians.


Isle Royale enacts fish/boat restrictions (2008-04-24)
Emergency rules meant to stop the spread of VHS in Lake Superior.


NMU commencement speaker chosen (2008-04-24)
The Northern grad works for Orbitz, an online travel company.


Marquette man arrested for fleeing and eluding (2008-04-24)
Charges also include driving with a suspended license.


This week focused on Smart Money in Michigan (2008-04-23)
Residents--especially young people--can learn how to properly manage their funds.


Money Smart Week taking place this week (2008-04-23)
The annual Michigan Money Smart Week is running all of this week.


Road construction will take place in Menominee (2008-04-23)
The Michigan Department of Transportation will be constructing a passing lane in Menominee.


School District is making final decisions on new superintendent (2008-04-23)
After several meetings and 13 interviews the NICE school district may have found a new superintendent.


New legislation aims to protect women (2008-04-23)
Democratic state lawmakers are introducing legislation they say would cut down on unintended pregnancies and protect women's health through expanded sex education and improved access to birth control.


Marquette oil spill mostly cleaned up, officials say (2008-04-22)
Spill happened Monday morning in the Lower Harbor.


Ishpeming woman arrested for embezzlement (2008-04-22)
She's accused of taking money from Surgical Associates of Marquette.


Christmas man arrested for B&E of Munising American Legion post (2008-04-22)
Officials are investigating similar burglaries in the past six months.


Environmental contingent talks to mining company in London (2008-04-22)
Group claims the Marquette County community has been disenfranchised.


Panel listens to the needs of the Great Lakes (2008-04-22)
Witnesses told U.S. House subcommittee saturday that declining Great Lakes water levels and growing invasive species in those waters demand strong federal action that shouldn't be delayed.


Three tribes fight for poverty and funding (2008-04-22)
Three joint Wisconsin indian tribes are continuing the fight against reservation poverty.


Funds go to road projects in the U.P. (2008-04-22)
More than $500,000 dollars will go to help fund road projects in three Upper Peninsula counties.


MDOT presents road projects (2008-04-22)
The Michigan Department of Transportation Ishpeming Transportation Services Center will be presenting several road projects tomorrow at 6pm at the Champion Township fire hall.


DNR disagrees with ATV trails possible location (2008-04-22)
The Department of Natural Resources has suggested that ATV trails not be built in the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest.


Moose and Wolves are being closely watched (2008-04-22)
Michigan Technological University's John Vucetich is co-leader of a team closely monitoring Isle Royale National Park's moose and wolves for five decades.


Duluth is looking at an economic boost (2008-04-21)
Duluth, Minnesota's economy could get a boost of up to $300 million if the federal government invests in a comprehensive Great Lakes cleanup and restoration effort.


MDOT shares construction plans (2008-04-21)
The Michigan Department of Transportation Ishpeming Transportation Service Center will be sharing plans to resurface M-26.


Bear Hunting license applications available (2008-04-21)
The Department of Natural Resources is reminding bear hunters to apply for a 2008 bear hunting license.


Anti-smoking bill won't hurt economy, analysis says (2008-04-21)
House bill aims to establish statewide smoke-free policy, including bars and restaurants.


The spring wildfire season has begun (2008-04-21)
The Department of Natural Resources is reminding the public about the start of the spring wildfire season.


Finlandia President troubled by crime (2008-04-21)
Says last week's stabbing incident shouldn't occur in such a small community.


Kayakers rescued in Iron County (2008-04-21)
Woman goes to get help for friend with chest pain, then breaks ankle.


Oil spilled in Marquette's Lower Harbor (2008-04-21)
Coast Guard says the oil came from a freighter in the harbor.


New House Bill will improve health and economy (2008-04-21)
A new house bill affecting Michigan's health has produced a promising analysis report.


Alger County road to be paved, under new bill (2008-04-21)
"Technical corrections" bill now includes all sections of the county road.


Double stabbing at Finlandia (2008-04-18)
Police say the assailant is not a student at the school.


Moose killed by semi in Iron County (2008-04-18)
Truck driver tries to avoid one moose, then strikes another.


Holistic Health Fair at NMU (2008-04-18)
Practioners and presentations about holistic health to be featured.


NMU celebrates National Student Employment Week (2008-04-18)
University officials say students help keep NMU up and running.


Richardson found guilty (2008-04-17)
A jury says Thomas Richardson is guilty of his wife's death at Pictured Rocks.


BHK Foundation accepting applications (2008-04-17)
The BHK Foundation of Houghton is accepting applications for three scholarship applications.


New honorary consul of Finland (2008-04-17)
James N.Kurtti has been named honorary consul of Finland in the Upper Peninsula.


Tech ROTC building locked down after note found (2008-04-17)
Officials don't have any suspects in custody regarding the threat.


NMU hosts World War II speaker (2008-04-17)
A presentation titled "The long march into the oblivion: A conservation with Don Rutter" will be held at Northern Michigan University.


NMU names new Dean (2008-04-15)
Northern Michigan University has named Paul Lang the new Dean of the College of Professional Arts.


Hiawatha National Forest starts a new program (2008-04-15)
The Hiawatha National Forest has begun a 5 year program.


The Adopt-a-Highway Program seeks more volunteers (2008-04-15)
The Adopt-a-Highway program has kept 2/3 of the Upper Peninsula state highway roadsides clean and more appropriate-looking.


A summit will be held in Gladstone (2008-04-15)
Gladstone officials have announced a summit to look at taking action on the negative affects of the economy.


Affording College: 8-18 Media (2008-04-13)
The hazards of paying for a college education is discussed.


U.P. works on saving energy (2008-04-11)
The Superior Watershed Partnership is asking the U.P. to conserve energy in their homes.


Attorney General wants FCC to block merger (2008-04-11)
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen wants the FCC to block a merger of the nation's only two satellite radio companies.


Emergency restrictions placed on Lake Superior (2008-04-11)
Emergency restrictions have been placed on all national parks on Lake Superior.


Ishpeming considers extending parking ban (2008-04-11)
Officials say longer winter season makes it difficult to plow without obstructions.


Verso mill outage begins Saturday (2008-04-11)
Shut-down will allow for maintenance activities.


SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR 4/11/08 (2008-04-11)
The following is a list of schools closed because of inclement weather.


Road salt will last, MDOT official says (2008-04-10)
Low supplies in the U.P. due to more severe downstate weather.


Logging conference to be held April 18 in Gladstone (2008-04-10)
The Michigan timber industry will discuss tough economic times.


Road salt will last, MDOT official says (2008-04-10)
Low supplies in the U.P. due to more severe downstate weather.


Marquette County man named chair of state committee (2008-04-09)
The Marquette County Commissioner will deal with transportation issues.


Finlandia freezes tuition (2008-04-09)
Officials want non-traditional students to be able to afford classes.


Marquette Police look into business break-ins (2008-04-09)
Police say it appears the crimes were committed by the same person or people.


Prowler caught in Dickinson County (2008-04-08)
Suspect is arrested for carrying a loaded shotgun and rifle.


Annual MODE conference approaching (2008-04-08)
The Michigan Organization of Diabetes Educators as well as the U.P. Diabetes Outreach Network have announced the date of their annual spring conference.


NMU to host Consulate General of Japan (2008-04-07)
The Consulate General of Japan for Michigan and Ohio will be giving a presentation at Northern Michigan University.


Township takes action on the Quincy Smelter site (2008-04-07)
Franklin Township will be working towards making the Quincy Smelter site economically viable.


Malt-O-Meal recalls cereal (2008-04-07)
The recall affects unsweetened puffed wheat and rice cereals.


Kinross walkaway found in Arizona (2008-04-07)
The suspect left the correctional facility last year.


Gogebic County man arrested for Domestic Violence (2008-04-07)
Suspect is also charged with Drunk Driving, 3rd Offense.


The UPEC will be holding a forum (2008-04-07)
The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition will be presenting a forum on sulfide mining.


Laurium man stabbed during B&E (2008-04-07)
Officers say the victim used to live at the house.


Author will tour six Michigan cities (2008-04-07)
The author of "Running with the bulls," will be touring six cities in Michigan.


Special meeting being held for Sault St.Marie Tribe (2008-04-07)
The Sault St.Marie Tribe board of directors will be holding a meeting tomorrow at 6pm.


NMU recieves grant to study new medicine (2008-04-07)
Northern Michigan University has secured funds to research a new class of schizophrenia medications.


Menominee County woman dies in fire (2008-04-07)
Firefighters try to save the woman, but are prevented by smoke and flames.


NMU hosts political author (2008-04-07)
A best-selling author and conservative commentator will be speaking at Northern Michigan University.


NMU hosts business seminar (2008-04-07)
Northern Michigan University will be holding a free business seminar this Wednesday.


NMU presents two percussion recitals (2008-04-07)
The Northern Michigan University music department will be presenting two percussion recitals.


U Take It Back: 8-18 Media (2008-04-06)
High school students talk about the dangers of youth drinking.


PRNL implements VHS measures (2008-04-04)
The plan aims to prevent the spread of VHS into Lake Superior.


LSSU wins regional competition (2008-04-04)
The Lake Superior State University Students In Free Enterprise team has won a regional competition.


Michigan organizations awarded fire prevention grants (2008-04-04)
Seven Michigan organizations have been awarded funds for fire prevention and safety programs.


Ishpeming Police Department establishes chaplain program (2008-04-04)
Officials say it will help officers deal with stressful situations.


Federal Grants given to Michigan builders (2008-04-03)
Federal grants have been awarded to 5 Michigan builders for construction of energy-efficient houses.


Curtis Elementary School will be closed (2008-04-03)
The Tahquamenon school board has made the decision to close Curtis Elementary School.


Marquette General has received high scores on national survey (2008-04-03)
Marquette General Hospital scored above the national and state averages on the Medicare Patient Satisfaction Survey.


Lovelace runs for re-election (2008-04-03)
Mike Lovelace has been sheriff for the past 12 years.


VHS spreads in the Great Lakes (2008-04-03)
A deadly fish virus has spread through out the great lakes.


Residents encouraged to register to be an organ donor (2008-04-03)
With Donate Life Month started, Secretary of Michigan State Terri Lynn Land is encouraging enrollment in Michigan's Organ Donor Registry.


Levin recognizes Delta County students (2008-04-02)
Fourth through 12th-graders produce art and films against drug abuse.


Peace activist visits NMU (2008-04-02)
The Catholic Priest is founder of the School of the Americas Watch.


Overturned semi blocks Delta County highway (2008-04-02)
Part of a load of wood chips is spilled on the roadway.


Rollover in West Branch Township (2008-04-02)
None of the three people in the vehicle was seriously hurt.


Many Michigan residents have not filed 2004 Tax Returns (2008-04-01)
Over 47,000 people in Michigan have failed to file a Federal Income Tax return for 2004.


Business/service closings and cancellations for Tuesday, April 1, 2008 (2008-04-01)
Several businesses are closed and services cancelled because of nasty weather.


Reminder to stay safe as lakes start to melt (2008-04-01)
Marquette County Sheriff Mike Lovelace has reminded residents of safety precautions to follow on the melting lakes.


MDOT takes safety initiatives (2008-04-01)
The Michigan Department of Transportation has invested in a $8 million safety initiative.


School Closures for Tuesday, April 1, 2008 (2008-04-01)
These schools are closed because of inclement weather.


DNR extends snowmobile season (2008-03-31)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has decided to extend snowmobile season.


Bridge tolls are reduced (2008-03-31)
The International Bridge connecting Sault St.Marie to Canada has reduced bridge tolls.


Stupak proposes primary compromise (2008-03-31)
He says it's unfair to punish voters because of what lawmakers decided.


Senator Prusi assures money for schools (2008-03-31)
Michigan Senator Mike Prusi has made an amendment to provide school funding.


DNR makes changes to youth fishing licenses (2008-03-31)
The Department of Natural Resources has made changes to make purchasing a youth fishing license easier.


Troopers search for owner of stolen tools (2008-03-28)
The items were taken last year, but no one's come forward to claim them.


Niagara Mill will remain open (2008-03-28)
New Page officials have decided to keep the Niagara Mill of Wisconsin open through the fall.


Mohawk Office hours will be changing (2008-03-28)
The Mohawk secretary of state office will be open twice a week instead of once a week beginning on Tuesday, April 1st.


DNR faces legal issues (2008-03-28)
Suits have been filed against the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.


Michigan voters remain confident for elections (2008-03-28)
After recent poll events, Michigan voters remain confident that their ballots will be counted accurately for the november general election.


Sawyer residents arrested by UPSET (2008-03-28)
Detectives find drugs and paraphernalia at the suspects' home.


Judge dismisses Gipp case (2008-03-28)
Cousins claim another relative's grave was disturbed.


Michigan traffic deaths remain steady (2008-03-28)
Michigan traffic deaths have continued steady for the year 2007.


NewPage officials continue to investigate other uses for Niagara mill (2008-03-28)
High demand for coated paper delayed the mill's closure until autumn.


U.P. Counties have received funds for art projects (2008-03-27)
The Copper Country Community Arts Council has provided funds for art projects in six counties of the Western Upper Peninsula.


Copper Harbor seeks more trail acreage (2008-03-26)
The Copper Harbor Trails Club in Keweenaw County is seeking more trail acreage.


NMU Roadmap to 2015 unveiled (2008-03-26)
The strategic plan highlights four specific areas.


Sadie Kaneda has qualified for Olympic Trials (2008-03-26)
A freestyle wrestler at the United States Olympic Education center has qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials.


Cut-off date for voter registration draws near (2008-03-26)
The deadline for voter registration is approaching for the May 6th election.


School district may receive cuts (2008-03-26)
The Menominee school budget may cause serious cuts.


The DNR and Eastern UP look for public comments (2008-03-26)
looking for the publics comments on proposed management area boundaries in the U.P.


Marquette woman injured in accident (2008-03-26)
Driver had to be cut out of her vehicle.


Communication Tower included in Coast Guard site plan (2008-03-26)
A new communications tower has been included in the Coast Guard's site plan.


Niagara Mill will remain open through October (2008-03-26)
U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak has commented on the decision for Niagara Mill to remain open into October.


A National Park is looking for two candidates for advisory commission (2008-03-26)
The Keweenaw National Historical Park is looking for candidates to fill two seats on the national park's advisory commission.


Bjorne found in violation of Hatch Act (2008-03-24)
Options include quitting as Police Chief or withdrawing from Sheriff's race.


Chocolay Police investigate vehicle fire (2008-03-24)
Officials believe the fire is suspicious in nature.


NMU receives flu vaccine grant (2008-03-24)
The money will be used to develop a better and quicker vaccine.


Wind Surveys are possible in Gladstone (2008-03-21)
Gladstone may be receiving wind-monitoring equiptment.


Coaster Brook Trout may be named "endangered" (2008-03-21)
The Fish and Wildlife Service will decide by December.


Gwinn man injured in Marquette Township accident (2008-03-21)
The driver of the other vehicle was cited for failure to yield.


NMU implements emergency texting service (2008-03-20)
Officials say it's one of the best ways to alert campus to an urgent situation.


Youth illegally enters Sawyer home (2008-03-20)
Gwinn man also drives away vehicle from the residence.


Wakefield man arrested for felonious assault (2008-03-20)
Victim says the suspect hit him with a golf club.


Iron Mountain-Kingsford Schools try new preschool program (2008-03-20)
Administrators say it will address academic standards earlier.


Finlandia to receive bookshelf (2008-03-19)
Finlandia University's library will receive the connecting to collections bookshelf.


IRS announces rebate schedule (2008-03-19)
Payment times depend upon how federal taxes were filed.


Safety Tips for Generators (2008-03-19)
UPPCO is providing safety tips on portable generators.


NMU takes another step towards going "green" (2008-03-19)
Northern Michigan University has switched to using spudware utensils.


New bill introduced dealing with property (2008-03-19)
A plan has been passed that may enable property owners of landlocked land parcels access to their property.


Manistique police nab suspect wanted for robbery (2008-03-19)
Officials say the man is connected to an armed robbery in Wisconsin.


Religious network to broadcast from Marquette (2008-03-18)
The telecast will originate from St. Peter Cathedral.


Religious network to broadcast from Marquette (2008-03-18)
The telecast will originate from St. Peter Cathedral.


Youngest woman to complete the Iditarod (2008-03-18)
Melissa Owens the youngest woman yet to complete the world's longest sled dog race.


Governor to host televised town hall meeting (2008-03-18)
The program will be broadcast across the state.


Governor Granholm proposes new budget (2008-03-18)
Governor Jennifer Granholm is emphasizing her 2009 budget recommendation.


Religious network to broadcast from Marquette (2008-03-18)
The telecast will originate from St. Peter Cathedral.


Marquette library receives a grant (2008-03-17)
The Peter White Public Library in Marquette, has been awarded a grant.


Marquette County office offer passport applications (2008-03-17)
The Marquette County clerk's office will be offering hours to apply for passports.


Marquette Catholic Schools seek furniture and volunteers (2008-03-17)
Marquette catholic schools are looking for donations of furniture for resale.


Upper Peninsula Health plan recieves an award (2008-03-17)
The Upper Peninsula Health Plan has won a national award.


Michigan libraries oppose state aid proposal (2008-03-17)
A recent state proposal to change state funding for public libraries may cause harm.


Marquette County season load and speed restrictions (2008-03-17)
The Marquette County Road Commission will enforce season load and speed restrictions on all roads beginning at 7am tomorrow.


Library looks at millage proposal (2008-03-14)
The Munising Public Library proposed a millage to be decided on by Alger County voters.


Joey Mines visits the U.P. (2008-03-14)
A television show recently filmed in the Upper Peninsula.


Bomb threat made against Luce County McDonald's (2008-03-14)
Officials evacuate the area and close the building.


Filing deadlines near for candidates (2008-03-14)
Candidates seeking a judicial, state, county, township or village office are reminded of the filing deadlines.


Cougar tracks found in Delta County (2008-03-14)
DNR officials say the tracks are the right size and shape for a cougar.


Keeping Saint Patrick's Day safe (2008-03-14)
Saint Patrick's Day participants are reminded to drink responsibly and arrange designated drivers.


Four more arrested in Escanaba drug bust (2008-03-14)
UPSET detectives they're part of an ongoing investigation.


MIOSHA introduces a new campaign (2008-03-13)
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration is introducing a new campaign.


Marquette great place for hunters and anglers (2008-03-13)
That's according to a national outdoors magazine.


Mortgage foreclosure crisis taken into consideration (2008-03-13)
The Senate is addressing the mortgage foreclosure crisis.


Two people die a day in MI from lack of insurance, report says (2008-03-13)
More people have died from not having insurance than from homicide.


Trooper receives Officer of the Year award (2008-03-12)
He works out of the Michigan State Police post in Negaunee.


Michigan Tech will purchase UPPCO building (2008-03-12)
Michigan Technological University will move forward with plans to purchase the Upper Peninsula Power Company building.


UPPCO says it's done nothing wrong in Naterra deal (2008-03-12)
UPPCO says the charges in a federal lawsuit are false.


MAPS enrollment dropping (2008-03-12)
Officials are trying to attract new students to the district.


Great Lakes ice breaking begins (2008-03-12)
Coast Guard cutters will clear shipping channels of ice on Lake Superior.


UPSET arrests two in Escanaba (2008-03-12)
Officials say the arrests follow a narcotics investigation.


Snowfall may help lake levels (2008-03-11)
The heavy snowfall from this winter season may help lake levels.


Great Lakes sand dunes scene among 2008 stamps (2008-03-11)
The Flora and Fauna of Great Lakes sand dunes are getting some side exposure.


Habitat for Humanity is eyeing Marquette property (2008-03-11)
Habitat for Humanity is purchasing property from Marquette.


Three injured in Chocolay Township accident (2008-03-11)
A northbound vehicle crashes into a southbound vehicle on US-41.


Menominee County police warn of mail scam (2008-03-11)
Residents receive letters saying they've won a large prize.


Marquette woman dies of injuries from two-vehicle accident (2008-03-11)
She died early Tuesday morning, following the Monday night accident.


Diocese of Marquette in compliance with Charter (2008-03-11)
Dioceses of Marquette are in compliance with the charter for the protection of children and young people.


MSHS co-winners of state hockey championship (2008-03-10)
Longest game in Michigan history results in tie.


"Green" company honors local group (2008-03-10)
The company promotes sustainable living from local to global efforts.


MCSO employee honored for safety efforts (2008-03-10)
She's acknowledged by the Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Commission.


Marquette BLP considers biofuel (2008-03-10)
Officials have already conducted a test burn at the facility.


MGH doc heads to China for Olympics (2008-03-10)
The Sports Medicine Physician is chosen by the U.S. Olympic Committee.


Business expert impressed with Copper Country (2008-03-06)
He says the area is a model for the rest of the state.


BBB inquiries rise in 2007 (2008-03-06)
Consumers request thousands of reports on state businesses.


Ishpeming boy struck by vehicle (2008-03-05)
Officials say icy road conditions contributed to the accident.


Fire damages Marquette home (2008-03-05)
Officials believe an extension cord may be to blame for starting the blaze.


DNR encouraging camp/boat reservations (2008-03-05)
Officials want residents to use the online reservation system.


Negaunee Police look for break-in suspect (2008-03-05)
Officials are asking the public for help in identifying suspect or suspects.


Indiana man dies in Gogebic County snowmobile accident (2008-03-05)
Police believe the man was going too fast on the trail.


UPEDA and lawmakers meet in Houghton (2008-03-05)
All sides are exploring economic development in the region.


Accident closes US-2 in Schoolcraft County (2008-03-04)
The highway was closed most of the day due to a one-vehicle accident.


Opening arguments begin in Richardson trial (2008-03-04)
Thomas Richardson accused of killing his wife at Pictured Rocks.


Gladstone troopers investigate sexual assault (2008-03-03)
Officials say they've developed a suspect or suspects in the case.


International Bridge in good shape (2008-03-03)
All aspects of the bridge seem to be doing well, officials say.


Part of Pictured Rocks could be wilderness area (2008-03-03)
The National Park Service wants to protect about 12,000 acres as wilderness.


U.P. gets emergency food/shelter funding (2008-03-03)
The money will go to 12 of the U.P.'s 15 counties.


Chippewa County projects will improve roads and create jobs (2008-03-03)
Chippewa County will receive over $4.3 million to rehabilitate and reconstruct portions of M-28.


NMU and Marquette General labs collaborate (2008-03-03)
Marquette General Hospital,and Northern Michigan University, are collaborating on laboratory studies.


Governor declares Weights and Measures week (2008-03-03)
The week of March 1st to the 7th has been declared "Weights and Measures-Balancing the Marketplace' week.


Time for a Big Change: 8-18 Media (2008-03-02)
Prejudice against race or gender shouldn't be a part of the 2008 elections.


McDowell calls on Senate to end free ride for drug industries (2008-02-29)
State Representative Gary McDowell wants to pass a package of bills to end the absolute immunity enjoyed by the pharmaceutical industry in Michigan.


Marquette woman to ski across Finland (2008-02-29)
She's already skied to the North Pole.


Secretary Land honored for efforts to promote truck safety (2008-02-29)
The Michigan Center for Truck Safety has presented an award to Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land.


Environmental groups sue DNR over mine (2008-02-29)
This is the third suit filed by the groups over the issue.


DNR hires new U.P. field deputy (2008-02-29)
He's been with the department for the last 27 years.


Reminder to vaccinate your pets and livestock (2008-02-29)
The Michigan Department of Agriculture is reminding pet and livestock owners to vaccinate their animals.


Volunteers needed for U.P. Polar Plunge (2008-02-29)
Upper Peninsula residents are needed to plunge into Little Trout Lake's icy waters on March 15th.


U.P. counties receive funds to improve roads and create jobs (2008-02-29)
Three Upper Peninsula counties will receive funds to repair and rehabilitate roads.


NMU student on national board (2008-02-29)
A Northern Michigan University student has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Association for Health Education.


Stupak works to ensure food safety (2008-02-29)
U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak held a hearing to address the matter of ensuring the safety of American food supply.


Poetry competition to take place on March 8th (2008-02-29)
Students from 15 high schools will be participating in the "Poetry Out Loud" State Championship competition.


Tribe asks for cooperation from legislature (2008-02-28)
More cooperation between tribal and state government leaders could help address health care concerns and improve economic development.


Legislators take a closer look at Wisconsin bridges (2008-02-28)
An audit says the condition of Wisconsin bridges has improved in recent years but recommends the Department of Transportation do more to monitor maintenance work.


Seminar in Escanba deals with bio-economy of Michigan (2008-02-28)
A seminar was held in Escanaba to prioritize a list of questions regarding the future of bio-economy in Michigan.


A Michigan Tech Chapter has been decertified (2008-02-27)
Faculty at Michigan Technological University decided not to re-certify the Michigan Tech Chapter of the American Association of University Professors.


UPEDA meets with legislators (2008-02-27)
A legislative session will be held in Houghton next month.


Lawmakers discuss future of NewPage mills (2008-02-27)
Aside from federal and state help, officials discuss alternative uses.


Shelter raises enough money to stay open (2008-02-27)
A homeless shelter in Marinette was in danger of closing.


LSSU students campaign against hate (2008-02-27)
Students want to raise awareness of the issue of hate around the world.


College freshmen youngest delegate at Michigan convention (2008-02-26)
A freshman at Northern Michigan University was the youngest delegate at the Michigan Republican Convention.


CCI earnings hit another record (2008-02-26)
Officials say 2007 represents the highest full-year revenues ever.


Tech students escape house fire (2008-02-26)
Neighbors say an early-morning explosion started the blaze.


Youth smoking hits lowest point ever (2008-02-26)
Governor Jim Doyle says illegal sales of cigarettes and tobacco to young people in Wisconsin has hit an all time low.


LSSU creates new chapter (2008-02-26)
Lake Superior State University has created a new Ducks Unlimited student chapter.


Junior Olympics ski events begin in Ishpeming (2008-02-26)
Festivities are helped along by the U.S. Ski Hall of Fame.


NMU seeks proposals for Indigenous Earth Day (2008-02-25)
Northern Michigan University is looking for proposals for its Indigenous Earth Day summit.


Lawmakers look at corn-based grocery bags (2008-02-25)
Lawmakers are promoting another commercial use for corn in Wisconsin.


Superior AmeriCorps has a new program director (2008-02-25)
Superior AmeriCorps of Houghton has a new program director.


DNR reminds fishermen of removal deadlines for ice shanties (2008-02-25)
The Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers of the deadlines to remove ice fishing shanties.


Meat recall doesn't affect Marquette area schools (2008-02-25)
Westland food product recalls haven't affected Marquette schools.


NMU hosts scholar this semester (2008-02-25)
Northern Michigan University is hosting a Fulbright Scholar this semester.


NMU professor's prototype displayed in exhibit (2008-02-25)
A Northern Michigan University professor had a chaise lounge prototype featured in the Fabulous 50 exhibit at the 2008 International Furnishing Show in Cologne, Germany.


Escanaba clinic awarded three-year accreditation (2008-02-25)
Escanaba, a service of Marquette General Health System has been awarded a 3-year term of accreditation.


"G" is for Goat: 8-18 Media (2008-02-24)
Baby goats visit Peter White Public Library in Marquette.


Sheriff candidate still waiting for clarification (2008-02-22)
A county sheriff is still waiting for clarification on a bill that could stop his candidacy for Marquette Sheriff.


MTU faculty vote "no" (2008-02-22)
A secret ballot decertifies the Tech AAUP union.


Agreements made regarding Iron Mountain TIFA (2008-02-22)
An agreement has been made on the Tax Increment Finance Authority tax.


DNR Director talks about mine, funding (2008-02-22)
Rebecca Humphries responds to questions about the proposed mine on the Yellow Dog Plains.


New season closing date for certain types of fishing (2008-02-21)
The Department of Natural Resources are reminding anglers of the closing date for certain types of fishing.


Veteran wildlife biologist receives an award (2008-02-21)
A veteran wildlife biologist has been named Outstanding Conservationist of the Year for 2007.


Enrollment at technical colleges is up (2008-02-21)
The state's technical colleges are seeing a slight gain in students, which often happens when jobs become harder to find.


Sentence of Houghton embezzler upheld (2008-02-21)
The judge in the case imposed a sentence greater than guidelines dictated.


Marquette residents can get involved (2008-02-21)
Marquette residents have the opportunity to get involved in the community.


Negotiations between teachers and Gladstone Administration still current (2008-02-21)
Negotiations between teachers and Gladstone administration are still present.


Finlandia to implement notification system (2008-02-20)
Officials say it will notify students of urgent cirumstances.


U.P. Dems unveil heating bills (2008-02-20)
The package is designed to prevent power shutoffs during the winter.


Groups oppose Big Bay power plan (2008-02-20)
They claim mining company has been keeping the public in the dark.


Snowmobile victim identified (2008-02-19)
The man died in an accident in Delta County's Garden Township.


Dickinson County crash victim identified (2008-02-19)
Oneo of the drivers has been arrested for his part in the accident.


One dead in Dickinson County accident (2008-02-19)
Police believe alcohol is a factor in the accident.


MGH restricts visitors (2008-02-19)
Officials say increased flu cases is the reason for the move.


Marquette County Sheriff candidate requests clarification on a bill (2008-02-19)
Clarification is being asked for in a piece of legislation that was passed in 1939.


Power upgrades in line for proposed mine site (2008-02-19)
Electric cooperative has agreed to supply power to mining company.


Delta County welcomes former Detroit Lions quarterback for a presentation (2008-02-19)
Delta County will be welcoming former Detroit Lions quarterback, Eric Hipple, to their community for a special presentation.


A new recreation plan is open for public comments and inspection (2008-02-19)
A recreation plan is available for public inspection and comments.


BAMC signs closing papers (2008-02-19)
The Bay Area Medical Center in Marinette county has signed the closing papers on the purchase of the hospital buildings.


New bill requires carbon monoxide detectors (2008-02-18)
The House of Representatives has passed a bill requiring new homes and residences to install carbon monoxide detectors.


Menominee resident arrested for drugs (2008-02-18)
UPSET Narcotics team conducted a search warrant in the city of Menominee. The result was the arrest of a Menominee city resident.


Indiana man dies in Delta County snowmobile accident (2008-02-18)
Officials say he wasn't able to avoid hitting a fallen tree.


Downstate man dies in U.P. snowmobile crash (2008-02-18)
Police say he lost control of his machine on a curve.


Negaunee police search for hit-and-run suspect (2008-02-18)
The suspect is described as a white male in a red car.


Michigan Tech receives research funding (2008-02-18)
Michigan Technological University has received more funding as a result of increased research.


New protection laws taking place for contractors (2008-02-18)
Builders and maintenance and alteration contractors will be receiving notices of new consumer protections laws.


Reminders to stay safe on the ski slopes this winter season (2008-02-18)
Michigan residents are being reminded of safety tips on the slopes this ski season.


Illinois snowmobiler injured in Schoolcraft County (2008-02-18)
Passersby found the man when his machine caught on fire.


Drug bust in Menominee (2008-02-18)
Different types of drugs are found by UPSET detectives.


City Commisioner found guilty of assault (2008-02-14)
A Marquette City Commissioner has been found guilty of assault and battery after a day-long trial.


Lawmakers want revision to biofuel terminology (2008-02-14)
Bipartisan group want to remove ban on timber from federal land.


State Senators address the problem of wolf attacks (2008-02-13)
State legislators have introduced a bill to deal with livestock protection from wolf attacks.


Michigan Tech receives an A in safety (2008-02-13)
Michigan Technological University has earned top marks in a safety survey.


Marquette teen arrested on marijuana charges (2008-02-13)
A K-9 unit discovers the drugs in his vehicle.


Marquette men charged with damaging property (2008-02-13)
Officials say they're connected to several paint incidents in the area.


Sled dog race prep going well (2008-02-13)
Officials believe the weather will cooperate this year.


Amendment to provide loan relief (2008-02-13)
The U.S. House of Representatives has adopted an amendment to provide federal student loan relief.


Marquette woman arrested for prescription fraud (2008-02-12)
She allegedly called the prescription in at a Minnesota pharmacy first.


Funds slated for Manistique fire department (2008-02-12)
The money will be used for fire operations and safety.


Illegal ORV use closes Menominee County ski trail (2008-02-12)
DNR officials say deep ruts make grooming nearly impossible.


Upper Peninsula has been included in a grant (2008-02-11)
Five Head Start grants were recently awarded to communities in the Upper Peninsula.


MASB holds meeting to discuss a new superintendent (2008-02-11)
The Michigan Association of School Boards will be holding a meeting to discuss traits for a new NICE superintendent.


Iron Mountain man in custody following school lockdowns (2008-02-11)
Police say the man was suicidal and on several medications.


Wells Township man found dead (2008-02-11)
Officers say the incident probably happened late Friday night.


Sheriff Mike Lovelace is appointed to State Board (2008-02-11)
Sheriff Mike Lovelace has been appointed to the National Institute of Justice advisory board.


Marquette General Hospital is included in a grant (2008-02-11)
Marquette General Hospital has been included in a $1 million grant.


Ice Fishing Kids: 8-18 Media (2008-02-10)
Ice fishing is a family affair for these kids.


Standoff in Iron Mountain (2008-02-08)
Few details of the situation are being released at this time.


Shooting in West Branch Township (2008-02-08)
A man is taken to MGH for treatment of a gunshot wound.


President Bush includes help for birds in budget (2008-02-08)
A conservation group says president Bush's budget includes more help for birds in Wisconsin and other states.


Mileage reimbursements for veterans increases (2008-02-08)
The mileage reimbursement rate for veterans traveling to a Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility has increased.


NWF responds to DNR mine decision (2008-02-08)
Environmental group says it will challenge the decision in court.


DNR approves Kennecott land lease (2008-02-08)
Officials say they're satisfied with Kennecott's proposal.


Houghton hosts annual Winter Carnival (2008-02-07)
Houghton is hosting it's annual Winter Carnival this week.


Marquette Road Commission holds a meeting (2008-02-07)
The Marquette county road commission will be holding a meeting to deal with current issues.


Rod Slemmons (2008-02-07)


Cleveland Cliffs Technology Center reaches a milestone (2008-02-07)
Cleveland-Cliffs Technology Center of Ishpeming reached a major accomplishment of personnel at the facility working 30 years without a lost-time accident.


Negaunee snowmobiler arrested for fleeing (2008-02-06)
Officials believe alcohol is a factor in the incident.


Prelim set for Ishpeming man accused of assault (2008-02-06)
The victim was beaten and stabbed during the altercation.


Marquette Diocese sells Sidnaw church (2008-02-06)
Diocese blames low attendance for the closure.


NMU survey looks at a smoke-free campus (2008-02-06)
Northern Michigan University is surveying students, faculty, and staff on the possibilities of a smoke-free campus.


Bill allows disabled Vets to hunt and fish for $1 (2008-02-06)
State Representative Gary McDowell authored the bill to allow disabled veterans to receive hunting and fishing licenses for $1.


Men sentenced for driving through wetlands (2008-02-06)
The two were arrested for riding ORVs through wildlife habitat.


Ironwood woman accused of smuggling drugs into prison (2008-02-06)
A search of the woman's vehicle reveals suspected marijuana.


Robert Ritsema (2008-02-06)


Fire destroys Beaver Grove house (2008-02-06)
The State Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate.


NewPage closes Niagara Mill (2008-02-05)
NewPage Corporations have decided to close Niagara Mill.


Michigan Tech Archives receives Preservation Grant (2008-02-05)
Michigan Technological University has received a grant.


UAW Union will help elect Democrat to White House (2008-02-05)
The head of the united auto workers says the union will aggressively work to elect either Hilary Rodham Clinton or Barack Obama to the White House.


UW-Madison privacy leak was bigger than previously described (2008-02-04)
An accidental leak of personal information on the internet could have affected more than twice as many UW Madison employees as previously reported.


Marquette area school teacher receives award (2008-02-04)
Marquette Senior high school teacher Karen Angeli was recently named Secondary Reading Teacher of the year.


Nancy Redfern (2008-02-04)


New bill to protect financial information (2008-02-04)
There's a bill in the state legislature aimed at protecting the financial information of people who use credit and debit cards.


Designated Driver play a role in Super Bowl parties (2008-02-04)
The Michigan office of Highway Safety planning encourages fans watching the Super Bowl to make sure they designate a sober driver before kick-off.


Whooping Cranes make destination (2008-02-04)
A group of endangered whooping cranes has finished it's 1,200 mile trip to Florida.


Department of State customers help to feed Michigan's hunger (2008-02-04)
This year's Harvest Gathering donations totaled 31,910 pounds of food and $1,300 in cash donations.


Comcasat to strike conciliatory tone in Congressional hearing (2008-02-04)
A Comcast executive is apologizing for the way the cable company handled a proposed shift of community access programming in Michigan.


Senate plans to tackle driver's license loophole (2008-02-04)
State lawmakers plan to begin fixing what some consider unintended consequences of Michigan's reinterpreted driver's license laws.


Home Heating Credits now being processed (2008-02-04)
The Michigan Public Service Commission noted that the Michigan department of Treasury is now processing Michigan home heating credits for the 2007 tax year.


U.S. auto prices could rise significantly (2008-02-04)
General Motor's Chief financial officer says U.S. auto prices could go way up.


David Cole (2008-02-03)


Escanaba Power Plant looks at power options (2008-02-01)
The Escanaba Power Plant is considering different options for their power supplies.


Library nears goal of one million pennies collected (2008-02-01)
The Peter White Public Library has been working on collecting 1 million pennies.


Scammers using IRS name to con (2008-02-01)
Officials say the con artists are using both phone and e-mail methods.


DNR decision regarding mine could come Feb. 7. (2008-02-01)
DNR Director Rebecca Humphries may announce it at a meeting of the Natural Resources Commission.


CCI makes payment to Bell (2008-01-31)
The money is the first of several to help construction of a new hospital.


Keweenaw park aided under bill passed by Senate committee (2008-01-31)
The measure would change the way the park is federally funded.


MGH buyouts an attempt to streamline (2008-01-31)
CEO Gary Muller says middle management needs to be trimmed and reassigned.


New members on MGH Board (2008-01-31)
Hospital officials say it will promote a diversity of views.


Michigan lawmakers comment on Economic Proposal (2008-01-30)
Michigan lawmakers have commented on President George W. Bush's economic proposal.


SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR WEDNESDAY, 1/30/08 (2008-01-30)


Final Basin Devlopment Plans Released by UPPCO (2008-01-30)
Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) has submitted their final Shoreline Management plans.


Chrysler extends buyout offer (2008-01-30)
Chrysler is extending a $100,000 buy-out offer to more plants in the U.S.


NMU names Cohodas Scholar (2008-01-29)
Tawni Ferrarini has been appointed Northern Michigan University's Sam M.Cohodas Scholar for economic development in the Upper Peninsula.


Marquette Area Public Schools announced Contract Ratification (2008-01-29)
Marquette Area Education Association members ratified a new labor agreement.


Powell Township revises rec plan (2008-01-29)
Officials are looking for public input on the new plan


Marquette teacher wins award (2008-01-29)
Janis Peterson of Marquette has been named State Orchestra Teacher of the year.


Agreement made on economic stimulus package (2008-01-29)
Democratic and Republican leaders reach a tentative agreement on an economic stimulus package.


MAPS teachers ratify contract (2008-01-29)
Members will contribute to health care costs for the first time.


SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2008 (2008-01-29)


Houghton County snowmobile accident injures one (2008-01-28)
Officials say one snowmobile landed on top of another.


MDOT to spend millions in U.P. this year (2008-01-28)
The money comes as part of a five-year transportation plan.


Midnight Run finish line may move (2008-01-28)
Sled dog race officials are considering moving it to Munising.


Project Panda: 8-18 Media (2008-01-27)
North Star Academy students get perks for behaving well.


No charges to be filed in fatal accident (2008-01-25)
Prosecutor's Office says driver was not negligent in the accident.


Road Map to 2015 (2008-01-25)
Dr. Wong and Stan Wright discuss possible plans for NMU.


Bodies of fishermen found in Chippewa County (2008-01-24)
The bodies of two fishermen were found in Chippewa county.


Affordable Housing Bill has been passed (2008-01-24)
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed legislation reauthorizing the HOPE VI program.


Stupak testifies on need to improve Great Lakes water quality (2008-01-24)
U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak addressed the issue of improving the water quality in the Great Lakes.


NMU celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. this week (2008-01-24)
Northern Michigan University is honoring the life of Martin Luther King jr. this week.


Delta county makes the attractions list on Michigan 's Travel Guide (2008-01-24)
Delta county's area attractions made the list in the 2008 State of Michigan official Travel Guide.


Federal grants help low-income residents with heating bills (2008-01-23)
The federal government has provided an additional grant to help low-income Wisconsin residents keep the heat on.


State Lawmakers to discuss Doctor-Assisted Suicide Bill (2008-01-23)
In Wisconsin,State Lawmakers are expected to open discussions this week on a Doctor-Assisted suicide bill.


Cemetery trust scheme committed in three states (2008-01-22)
Prosecutors say cemetery trust scheme also tried elsewhere.


Ford ad pulled (2008-01-22)
Ford of Canada has pulled an ad from newspapers in Saskatchewan and Manitoba after concerns it may promote vehicle theft.


Dickinson County receives a grant (2008-01-22)
Dickinson County to benefit from Transportation Economic Development grants.


NMU School of Respiratory Therapy Opens (2008-01-22)
Marquette General and Northern Michigan University have opened a school of Respiratory Therapy.


NMU purchases new software (2008-01-22)
Northern Michigan University has recently purchased space and scheduling software.


Accident in Caspian slightly injures two (2008-01-21)


Conterfeit bills in Baraga County (2008-01-21)
Fake $20 bills have been found in three locations.


MSP investigates Negaunee break-ins (2008-01-21)
Troopers say several incidents occurred early Friday.


Michigan primary turnout high (2008-01-21)
Secretary of State's Office says it's the third-highest number in Michigan history.


DNR Reminds Deer Hunters to Participate in Online Survey (2008-01-21)
The Department of Natural Resources is reminding deer hunters that they can report their deer harvest success online.


Sixteen Teams Entered in 2008 Clean Snowmobile Challenge (2008-01-21)
The Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge in Houghton is all about bio-fuel for the year 2008.


Husband pleads to killing Hannahville woman (2008-01-21)
He admits to beating her to death during an argument.


Two injured in Iron County accident (2008-01-21)
Officials say the driver was going too fast and missed a curve.


NMU Freshmen GPA Sets Record (2008-01-18)
Northern Michigan University achieved the highest first semester GPA for baccalaureate freshmen.


Founder's Landing project still moves ahead (2008-01-17)
City officials will continue to discuss project with The Urban Project.


NewPage to close plants in Wisconsin (2008-01-17)
Governor Doyle pledges to bring jobs back to affected areas.


Food assistance program expands (2008-01-17)
A special waiver approved by the federal government will help Michigan citizens remain eligible for expanded food assistance.


UP 200 Sled Dog Championship donations sought (2008-01-17)
The Lake Superior Community Partnership is reminding the Marquette county of the annual U.P. Sled Dog Championships and midnight run.


GLYCD presenting youth assets (2008-01-17)
Officials want residents to help youth out.


Wilson man sentenced on assault charge (2008-01-17)
He pleaded guilty to Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm.


Marquette officials to reveal downtown-waterfront plan (2008-01-16)
The plan involves a form-based code for additional buildings.


Touch-Screen Testing (2008-01-16)
Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land has announced that commercial driver license applicants will take their test on a touch-screen kiosk.


5th Annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman Winter Weekend (2008-01-16)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is hosting their 5th annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman Winter Weekend.


DNR Announces Land and Water Funding Applications Available (2008-01-16)
The Department of Natural Resources has announced the deadline for communities to apply for grants through the Land and Water Conservation Fund.


Priest replaces St. Peter rector (2008-01-15)
A new face will take the place of Msgr. Louis Cappo.


It's Heikki Lunta time again (2008-01-15)
Several new activities are included in this year's Winterfest.


Finlandia gets science grant (2008-01-15)
New science courses demand additional equipment.


One injured in Marquette Township accident (2008-01-15)
Sheriff's Department says one vehicle pulled out in front of another.


Champion Township to construct pathway (2008-01-14)
The path will link portions of the Iron Ore Heritage trail.


MAPS district reaches agreement (2008-01-14)
Teachers will vote on the tentative contract this month.


DNR delays sulfide mine decision (2008-01-11)
Officials say they need more information from Kennecott.


Mine opponents cheer DNR delay (2008-01-11)
Decision has yet to be made on whether DNR will lease land for mine operations.


U.P. fire department gets funding (2008-01-11)


Marquette Parks and Rec. moves ahead with Lakeview ideas (2008-01-10)
Officials are prioritizing list of suggestions to generate revenue.


Don't push snow in the road, MDOT says (2008-01-09)
Officials are reminding Michiganders to keep snow out of highways.


Ishpeming man accused of raping woman (2008-01-09)
Police allege he committed sexual assault in April of 2006.


Marquette Road Commission continues mediation process (2008-01-09)
Employees have been working without a contract for more than a year.


Gladstone teachers gauge strike possibility (2008-01-09)
The Michigan Education Association places the district on its Critical List.


More seniors in Alger County (2008-01-09)
Recent study indicates the population is getting older.


U.P. runaways caught downstate (2008-01-08)
Three girls steal a car and head to Mexico.


United Way seeks applications for next campaign (2008-01-08)
Deadline for application is January 31, 2008.


Escanaba man falls through ice (2008-01-07)
The subject was able to pull himself out of the water.


Lakeview ideas sought (2008-01-07)
Officials are asking the public for revenue-generating concepts.


MSHS Environmental Club: 8-18 Media (2008-01-06)
MSHS kids recycle to save the environment.


One injured in Marquette fire (2008-01-03)
Officials say the person was treated for smoke inhalation.


CCI looks to renewable fuel cubes (2008-01-03)
Officials say the fuel is cleaner than coal.


One dead in Marquette County accident (2008-01-02)
No names are being released at this time.


Snowmobile accident injures one in Houghton County (2008-01-02)
Officials say the man failed to negotiate a corner.


Ryan's Well: 8-18 Media (2007-12-30)
A young boy helps a community in a needy country get a well.


Marquette tree pickup begins 1/6/08 (2007-12-27)
Officials say those who use green City bags are eligible.


Five die in Operation CARE weekend (2007-12-27)
Police say the number matches that of the same weekend in 2006.


M-95 crash kills one (2007-12-27)
Officials say a driver hit a tanker head-on.


Soo Tribe chair reorganizes (2007-12-26)
Chairman says the move creates a separation of powers.


Montana man injured in snowmobile accident (2007-12-26)
Officers say he was traveling in unfamiliar territory.


Marquette County illegals sentenced in federal court (2007-12-26)
They were caught working roofing jobs and staying in Negaunee.


Escanaba crack dealer gets years in prison (2007-12-26)
Suspect was in possession of cocaine, marijuana, and Ecstasy.


Man sentenced for assaulting officer (2007-12-26)
The man hit a tribal police officer with an ATV.


NewPage completes Stora Enso acquisition (2007-12-26)
Company becomes largest maker of coated paper in North America.


Baraga man sentenced for sexual abuse (2007-12-26)
The victim is a member of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community.


Police impersonator heads to court (2007-12-26)
The suspect is also charged with possession of marijuana and resisting and obstructing.


Environmental groups sue DEQ (2007-12-21)
Groups say issued permits are illegal because of incomplete application.


Drug ring suspects sentenced in Federal Court (2007-12-21)
Drug shipments from Chicago were coordinated in the U.P.


Stupak disappointed in mine decision (2007-12-20)
Says he has a number of concerns he'd like to see addressed.


Marquette Township, City resolve water issue (2007-12-20)
An agreement will end circuit court cases between the municipalities.


Edison Sault to charge customers more (2007-12-20)
Power company says it needs to recoup the costs of purchasing power from outside sources.


Troopers capture Negaunee Township fugitive (2007-12-19)
The man was arrested after running barefoot two hours in the snow.


Tech offers in-state tuition to students in military families (2007-12-19)
The program will allow students to save on tuition costs.


Two arrested in Menominee County break-in (2007-12-19)
Officials say the two suspects were caught in the act.


Electrical outage limits Public Radio 90 programming Thursday morning (2007-12-19)
The outage will allow crews to install a new Master Control board.


Professors send letter opposing sulfide mine (2007-12-18)
Profs from 12 Michigan Universities say the decision doesn't make sense.


City of Marquette to help BLP build dam (2007-12-18)
Commissioners approved a plan to waive PILT payments.


Still no MAPS contract (2007-12-18)
Bargaining session ends without an agreement.


Environmental groups considering next step in mine case (2007-12-17)
Officials say the DEQ didn't follow the law in approving the permit.


The Dalai Lama to Speak at University of Michigan (2007-12-17)
The Dalai Lama will deliver a special lecture on sustainability at the University of Michigan in April.


NMU Board approves budget, budget request (2007-12-17)
Trustees also approved a bond proposal to renovate Hunt Hall.


Michigan Department Gives Center a Grant (2007-12-17)
The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth is awarding money to the Super Alliance for Independent Living in Marquette.


Sawyer man arrested on assault and firearms charges (2007-12-17)
Officials say one of the seized guns was reported stolen.


Top-Scoring Vehicles for the Year 2008 (2007-12-17)
Federal Safety Testers have given a dozen 2008 pickup trucks and vans top scores on crash tests.


DEQ approves Kennecott mine application (2007-12-15)
Environmental groups are pledging to fight the decision.


DEQ to announce mine decision (2007-12-14)
The DNR will announce its decision regarding land leases in January.


DNR will groom ski trails through holidays (2007-12-14)
DNR officials have struck a deal with the Michigan legislature.


US Coast Guard Breaking Ice (2007-12-14)
The US Coast Guard in Sault St.Marie is breaking ice in the Western Great Lakes.


Ishpeming Board of Education Vacancy (2007-12-14)
The Ishpeming School District Board of Education is accepting letters of interest to fill an unexpired board term.


ACN Closing Center at Sawyer (2007-12-14)
American Communications Network plans to close it's call center at K.I. Sawyer sometime next year.


Reminder to Animal Owners during Winter (2007-12-13)
With the winter season beginning, animal owners are reminded to take special care of their animals.


GE comes to Houghton (2007-12-13)
Company is locating one of its aerospace divisions in the SmartZone.


Marquette priest to be buried Friday (2007-12-13)
Father Marquette schools to be closed all day for the funeral.


Zoning Issues in Delta (2007-12-13)
The Delta County board has presented 10 area townships with possible options for zoning.


The MDOT Seeks Public Comments (2007-12-13)
The Michigan Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on it's draft 2008-2012 Five Year Transportation program.


Inland Consent Decree Implementation Update (2007-12-12)
A notice has gone out to all Sault Tribe members that the Tribe is continuing work on implementing the Inland Consent Decree signed on November 5th, 2007.


LSCP Updates County on Job Creations (2007-12-12)
The Lake Superior Community Partnership presented an economic development review to Marquette.


LSSU Prototype Center Open for Small Businesses (2007-12-12)
Lake Superior State University's Prototype Center is now open for small businesses.


DNR Grants for Eastern U.P. Communities (2007-12-12)
Funding will go to two Eastern Upper Peninsula communities to enhance recreational and tourism opportunities.


Domestic violence at Bessemer apartments (2007-12-12)


Caspian man charged with torture (2007-12-11)
Officials say he held and abused a 22-year-old woman.


Survey given to Residents in Gladstone (2007-12-11)
Gladstone officials are gathering input on how citizens feel about their community and it's services.


Stephenson troopers solve cold case (2007-12-11)
Officials have arrested a man in connection with the incident.


Soo moves ahead with economic study (2007-12-11)
Second phase of the study has been implemented.


AT&T Gives Support to the Upper Peninsula (2007-12-11)
AT&T is giving it's support to three Upper Peninsula non-profit organizations.


Safer Driving This Holiday Season (2007-12-11)
Marquette County Law Enforcement and Health agencies are promoting safer holiday driving.


Main break closes two Ishpeming schools (2007-12-10)


CR 550 open again after crash (2007-12-10)
Police say a traffic accident brought down power lines.


Longtime Marquette priest dies (2007-12-10)
Monsignor Louis Cappo dies just days before his 88th birthday.


Log truckers hit by fuel prices (2007-12-10)
Truckers say they'll go out of business if things don't change.


Campaign Promotes Holiday Celebrations (2007-12-07)
Marquette officers in partnership with AAA Michigan, are promoting safe holiday parties.


Negaunee continues treatment plant plans (2007-12-07)
Officials think hooking up to Ishpeming may be the best method.


Counterfeit money found in Menominee County (2007-12-07)
Officials say several fake $20 bills have been confiscated.


Gwinn superintendent leaving (2007-12-07)
He's taking charge of the Marquette/Alger Educational Service Agency.


National Group Objects to Nativity Display (2007-12-05)
An organization is opposing a nativity scene in the city of Menominee.


Ford plans to offer full line of vehicles (2007-12-05)
Ford plans to offer a full line of vehicles in 2020.


Marquette County status quo in annual Kids Count (2007-12-05)
But the number of low birth weight babies increased over the past five year.


MSHS doesn't meet Adequate Yearly Progress (2007-12-05)
Superintendent says No Child Left Behind needs to be overhauled.


AARP Looks for Volunteers in Escanaba (2007-12-05)
The AARP Tax Aide Program is seeking volunteers in Escanaba for the 2008 tax season.


Three injured in US-41 crash (2007-12-05)
Police attribute the accident to inclement weather.


Brevort man killed in crash (2007-12-05)
The driver was struck as he tried to turn around on the highway.


Records Show Uneven Care (2007-12-04)
Wisconsin's assisted living industry is rapidly expanding, but there is an uneven quality of care and vague state rules despite a stinging audit five years ago.


United Way of Marquette County halfway to its goal (2007-12-04)
Officials aim to raise half a million dollars.


Terri Lynn Land comes to Marquette (2007-12-04)
Land will make a stop at the Marquette County PLUS office.


Weather produces accidents on US-41 (2007-12-04)
Troopers say inclement weather is to blame for several crashes.


Forum in Sault St. Marie on Poverty (2007-12-04)
A State Agency will be holding a forum on poverty in Sault St.Marie.


Governor Granholm visits NewPage (2007-12-04)
Governor meets with officials studying alternative energy at the mill.


Terri Lynn Land comes to Marquette (2007-12-04)
Land will make a stop at the Marquette County PLUS office.


Names in murder/suicide released (2007-12-03)


One jailed in rollover accident (2007-12-03)
The driver is suspected of driving under the influence.


Marquette ball drop will take place (2007-12-03)
A new local business will underwrite the cost of the event.


Hit and run in Houghton County (2007-12-03)
Police say the driver failed to stop at the scene.


Marquette Humane Society offering low-cost spaying and neutering (2007-11-30)
The operations help control the pet population.


Murder-suicide in Gogebic County (2007-11-30)
Officials say a 6-year-old boy was shot in the incident.


WWII documentary focuses on U.P. efforts (2007-11-30)
The program talks about U.P. soldiers and workers who helped win the war.


Downtown Marquette Holiday Parking (2007-11-29)
Downtown Marquette will offer limited parking throughout the holiday season.


Numbers drop off the Do-Not-Call List (2007-11-29)
More than 500,000 residential phone numbers have dropped off Wisconsin's Do-Not-Call list since it was developed four years ago.


One injured in Sands crash (2007-11-29)
Officials say a car struck the back of a semi tractor-trailer.


Packers game airs in U.P. (2007-11-29)
U.P. residents complain to lawmakers over blackout.


Wisconsin man sentenced for killing Hmong hunter (2007-11-29)


DNR anticipating further cuts (2007-11-28)
Decreased support from the state has DNR officials worried.


Menominee bleach spill cleaned up (2007-11-28)
The bleach fell from a truck carrying several containers.


Rock man injured in accident (2007-11-28)
Police believe alcohol was a factor in the accident.


Public Hearings for Mackinaw Bridge Tolls (2007-11-28)
The Michigan Department of Transportation will be holding public hearings dealing with the Mackinac Bridge.


Noquemanon Trail Network Grooming Contract Renewed for Blueberry Ridge (2007-11-28)
The Noquemanon Trail Network has received confirmation that the grooming for the Blueberry Ridge Pathway has been funded for the 2007-2008 ski season.


Sands Township hall broken into--again (2007-11-28)
It's the second time since June someone has illegally entered the building.


NMU students oppose new coal plant (2007-11-28)
Students want further study of renewable resources.


Mortgage Crisis Fallout Minimal in Wisconsin (2007-11-28)
In Wisconsin news a report released from the Nation's Mayors says Wisconsin's local economies won't be as hard hit by the mortgage crisis as other states.


Marquette mending erosion at the Island (2007-11-27)
The city is halfway through the project, which consists of 300 feet.


Stephenson library renovation complete (2007-11-27)


Ishpeming chief running for sheriff (2007-11-27)
Jim Bjorne says he wants the top spot in Marquette County law enforcement.


NMU Names Commencement Speaker (2007-11-27)
Kevin Boyle, a Northern alumnus and attorney will be the keynote speaker at Northern's winter commencement ceremony.


Newberry fire thought to be arson (2007-11-26)
The fire occurred at Zellar Forest Products Sunday night.


Armed robbery in Munising (2007-11-26)
Police have apprehended a 16-year-old from Detroit for the crime.


Camp Ottawa escapee recaptured (2007-11-26)
Officials say he was caught behind a resident's house.


Michigan snowmobile trails to open as usual (2007-11-26)
Trails were under threat of closure because of disagreement.


Missing Delta County hunters found (2007-11-26)
The two were able to contact family members to say they were lost.


Delta County traffic stop leads to drug bust (2007-11-26)
Thousands of dollars' worth of cocaine found in the suspect's car.


MAPS Board engaged in negotiations (2007-11-21)
Board members say they're fully involved in the process.


DMA can't fund ball drop (2007-11-21)
Officials say they can no longer afford to absorb the costs.


U.P. transportation projects slated for funding (2007-11-21)


Survey shows fewer hunters in Wisconsin (2007-11-21)
A national survey of outdoor activities suggests fewer people are hunting in Wisconsin.


Michigan Hate Crimes (2007-11-21)
The FBI have said that police in Michigan reported 653 hate crime incidents last year, up 2 percent from 2005.


Eastern U.P. utilities planning for low lake levels (2007-11-20)
Officials are identifying ways to import more power into the area.


Unsung Heroes aids caregivers (2007-11-20)
Classes are meant to help those who work in nursing homes, hospice, or at home.


Iron Mountain vet center renamed (2007-11-20)


DNR Seeks Information on Snake Island Pigs (2007-11-19)
The Department of Natural Resources is seeking information on the illegal release of three domestic pigs on Snake Island.


Health Division Issues Progress Report (2007-11-19)
The Sault Tribe Health Division has issued a progress report on the Tribal Health Center located in Sault St. Marie.


No Hunting on Mill Property (2007-11-16)
Verso Paper is reminding all hunters, sportsmen, and women that hunting is not permitted on the Quinnesec mill property.


Thursday Great American Smokeout (2007-11-15)
The national day urges smokers to give up cigarettes.


Escanaba officials plan capital improvements (2007-11-15)
Funding for upcoming projects need to be discussed early.


Menominee signs partnership with MEDC (2007-11-15)
The City of Menominee has partnered with a state economic development group.


Education Group Crital of Wisconsin (2007-11-15)
A National Education organization is critical of Wisconsin's efforts to help low-performing students succeed.


Operation SABRE expands to Marquette County (2007-11-14)
The program will cover routes from Sault Ste. Marie to Marquette.


Houghton County man assaults couple (2007-11-14)
Police say the suspect allegedly pointed a gun at the two.


Gwinn man arrested for sexual assault (2007-11-14)
The suspect is accused of assaulting the woman November 11.


DEQ delays mine decision (2007-11-14)
Officials say they need more time to come to a conclusion.


Marquette Neuroscience Center receives grant (2007-11-14)
The Marquette General Neuroscience Center has been awarded a three-year, $90,000 grant.


Sawyer airport passenger numbers up (2007-11-14)
Airport manager says this year's third quarter was the best ever.


State Lawmaker wants all cigarettes sold in state to be fire-safe (2007-11-13)
A State Lawmaker is expected to introduce legislation that would require all cigarettes sold in the state to be fire-safe.


Thief steals from Negaunee Township home (2007-11-13)


Northern Michigan projects funded (2007-11-13)
The U.S. House of Representatives have passed a report for the Department of Defense Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2008.


Marquette Crime Lab may close (2007-11-13)
Cuts are due to a $2 million deficit in the State Police budget.


M-123 Tahquamenon Scenic Heritage Route expanded (2007-11-13)
The Michigan Department of Transportation has expanded the Tahquamenon Scenic Heritage Route.


Soo Tribe police chief fired (2007-11-13)
He's been charged with assaulting a woman in the tribe.


Money slated for U.P. hospitals (2007-11-12)
Money is part of a Health and Human Serices conference report.


Negaunee accident injures one (2007-11-12)
Officials say a child passenger in one of the cars was hurt.


Iron County man killed in ORV accident (2007-11-12)
Police don't believe alcohol or speed were factors in the accident.


USOEC Speed-skaters make U.S. Championships (2007-11-12)
Nine U.S. Olympic Education Center speed-skaters have earned enough points to compete at the U.S. Championships in December.


Rules to follow during the 2007 Hunting Season (2007-11-12)
With Michigan's firearm deer season drawing near, Hiawatha National Forest reminds hunters of how to use the forest appropriately.


DNR offers safety tips for upcoming firearm deer season (2007-11-12)
The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters to think safety first during the upcoming firearm deer season.


Camp Manistique reuse study funded (2007-11-09)
The money will be used to determine how to best use closed U.P. facilities.


UPSET bust in Escanaba (2007-11-09)
Charges are pending against the entire family.


Holistic Fair to be held in Marquette (2007-11-09)
Event offers several varieties of complementary health care modalities.


Marquette/Alger County youth want role models (2007-11-09)
Survey of developmental assets in the area indicate need for help with decision-making.


UPPCO encourages donations to "We Care" program (2007-11-09)
The program accepts funds to help needy families pay their electric bills.


Missing L'Anse hunter found (2007-11-08)
The man was reported missing by his son after he failed to return.


Mackinac Bride tolls may rise (2007-11-08)
Bridge Authority will hold public hearings to consider the issue.


Senate debates changing school aid distribution (2007-11-08)
State Senate will consider a bill that would change the way nearly $80 million in state aid is distributed to schools.


Funding for Camp Manistique Reuse (2007-11-08)
State Representative Steve Lindberg and State Senator Mike Prusi have announced that $120,000 has been allocated in this year's budget.


Delphi in loan with JP Morgan (2007-11-08)
Delphi has asked a court to approve a preliminary $6.8 billion exit-financing deal with JP Morgan.


Marquette County election results (2007-11-07)


Schoolcraft/Delta election results (2007-11-07)


Dickinson County election results (2007-11-07)


Menominee County election results (2007-11-07)


Lawmakers health care benefits (2007-11-07)
A State Senate panel has voted to change health care benefits for future lawmakers when they retire.


Donations to the We Care Program (2007-11-07)
Saint Vincent de Paul Society and Upper Peninsula Power Company in Houghton made contributions to the We Care program.


GM to take $39 billion charge (2007-11-07)
General Motors have said it will record a $39 billion charge for the third quarter because of accounting changes.


New legislation in mortgage lending (2007-11-07)
The State Senate has unanimously approved legislation that supporters say could provide more accountability and responsibility in mortgage lending.


Ishpeming boy not badly hurt after being struck by two cars. (2007-11-06)
Officials say miraculously, the teen suffered no significant injuries.


IRS looks to help taxpayers (2007-11-06)
the Internal Revenue Service will be issuing a list of Michigan residents that had their 2007 refunds returned to the IRS by the US Postal Service as undeliverable.'


Highway reopening soon (2007-11-06)
The Michigan Department of Transportation will be reopening the highway US-41 in Menominee


Menominee County elections (2007-11-06)
Here are the issues Menominee County voters face.


Robber of Ishpeming bank sentenced (2007-11-06)
The judge exceeded federal guidelines in sentencing.


School closures for 11/6/07 (2007-11-06)
The following schools are closed due to inclement weather.


Marquette woman leads police on high-speed chase (2007-11-06)
Police had tried to stop her for suspicion of drunk driving.


Marquette elections (2007-11-06)
Here are the issues Marquette voters will consider on Tuesday's ballot.


Dickinson County elections (2007-11-06)
Here's the list of issues residents will see on Tuesday's ballot.


Schoolcraft and Delta County elections (2007-11-06)
Here are the issues voters will consider this election Tuesday.


New Legislation to expand Thunder Bay Sanctuary (2007-11-05)
New legislation has been introduced to significantly expand the boundaries of Michigan's Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.


New voting requirements (2007-11-05)
Elections officials around the state are preparing to deal with some surprised voters tomorrow (tuesday).


Snow to hit U.P. (2007-11-05)
Winter storm warnings and advisories are posted for western and central portions.


Marquette City Commissioner charged with assault (2007-11-02)
The alleged incident occurred in October at Presque Isle Park.


Cloverland Electric gets USDA loan (2007-11-02)
The money will enable officials to improve and extend service.


Negaunee man arrested for Chocolay thefts (2007-11-02)
Suspect allegedly stole power tools and sold them.


Marquette Police arrest duo for using cocaine (2007-11-02)
Officers observed the two using the drug at a South Marquette residence.


Marquette man arrested for passing fake checks (2007-11-02)
Police say he apparently wrote more than $5,000 worth of counterfeit checks.


CCI earnings up (2007-11-02)
Revenue for the third quarter improves seven percent.


Ash Borer spreads in U.P. (2007-11-02)
Agriculture officials blame the movement of firewood for the spread.


Police investigate possible murder-suicide in Delta County (2007-11-01)
The two bodies were found after one of the victims failed to show up for work.


Hancock conducts income survey (2007-11-01)
Officials say federal money for city projects hangs in the balance.


Ishpeming winter parking ban (2007-11-01)
The Ishpeming Police Department is reminding city residents of the winter parking ban that took place November 1st, 2007 and will be going through March 31st, 2008.


NMU celebrates Native American Heritage Month (2007-11-01)
A series of activities will be held throughout November.


Marquette County Road Commission seeks funding (2007-11-01)
Officials say current funding levels are inadequate.


Daylight Saving time could be dangerous for pedestrians (2007-11-01)
The Michigan Department of Transportation is reminding motorists and pedestrians that the return to standard time takes place on Sunday, November 4th.


Award established in honor of English professor (2007-11-01)
A fiction award has been established to honor the memory of longtime English professor John VandeZande.


Ishpeming trick-or-treat schedule (2007-10-31)
Here are the times witches and vampires may collect candy.


One injured in Skandia accident (2007-10-31)
Police say the driver was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.


Calumet man arrested for area B&Es (2007-10-31)
Officials say he's a suspect in more than a dozen incidents.


Michigan wins Safe Routes Award (2007-10-31)
Michigan has won it's first annual James L.Oberstar Safe Routes Award.


Mackinac Island named 5th best island in the world (2007-10-31)
Mackinac Island has been named the 5th best island in the world.


Driver in fatal ATV accident identified (2007-10-30)
Officers say the driver was found in a culvert with the ATV on top of him.


Winter Safety Awareness Week (2007-10-30)
Next week is Winter Hazards Awareness Week in Michigan.


NMU offers online degree (2007-10-30)
For the first time, Northern Michigan University will offer it's students a four-year degree program online.


MPSC provides shutoff protections (2007-10-29)
New rules give people additional options besides cancellation of services.


DNR says cuts imminent (2007-10-29)
Officials want hunting and fishing license fee increases to pay for programs.


NMU hands out "cab cards" (2007-10-29)
The cards contain the numbers of area cab and limo companies.


MAPS still negotiating teacher contract (2007-10-29)
Poor state economy and new law making the process slow.


Senator Carl Levin celebrates establishment of Keweenaw Park (2007-10-26)


Drunk drivers beware this Halloween (2007-10-26)
More than 50 police officers in 14 counties will be conducting extra patrol on halloween in attempts to scare drunk drivers sober.


Food Donations (2007-10-26)
Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land is reminding residents there is still time to donate non-perishable food at any branch office during the annual Harvest Gathering food drive.


Bay De Noc enrollment on the rise (2007-10-26)
For the first time in five years, Bay De Noc Community College has seen an increase in student enrollment.


Ishpeming looking to improve downtown (2007-10-26)
Ishpeming city officials are looking at improving the city's residential and downtown areas.


Marquette man sentenced for federal firearms charge (2007-10-25)
He's sentenced to 15 years for being a felon in possession of a gun.


Houghton-Portage Township teachers head to mediation (2007-10-25)
Superintendent says he doesn't know why the previous contract wasn't ratified.


Students oppose part of NMU campus master plan (2007-10-25)
The EarthKeeper team wants to preserve a native plants study area.


Michigan School-Bus Inspections (2007-10-24)
The Michigan State Police Traffic Safety Division has announced that 302 schools will receive a Certificate of Excellence.


An Upper Peninsula hospital receives money (2007-10-24)
An Upper Peninsula hospital would receive money under the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Fiscal Year 2008 Appropriations Bill.


Dickinson County ranks well in national survey (2007-10-24)
Dickinson County is one of 5 best places to live in the Midwest.


Escanaba Area Public School District reflects norm across state (2007-10-24)
Escanaba Area Public Schools are continuing to struggle financiallt, much like other school districts across the state.Escanaba Area Public Schools are continuing to struggle financiallt, much like other school districts across the state.


Soo Tribe police chief charged with assault (2007-10-23)
He's been suspended until final disposition of the case.


USOEC to stream competition against China (2007-10-23)
The events include boxing and two types of wrestling.


Driver's License and Plate Renewals (2007-10-23)
Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land is reminding residents heading south for the winter to renew their driver's licenses and plates before leaving Michigan.


Gwinn man charged with setting Marquette house fire (2007-10-23)
Suspect is also charged with Resisting and Obstructing an Officer, Causing Injury.


Volunteer stream monitors still needed (2007-10-23)
The Upper Peninsula Resource and Development Council in coordination with the Marquette County Conservation District are seeking more volunteer stream monitors.


AuTrain man arrested for gun theft (2007-10-23)
The incident occurred last summer at a Christmas residence.


Manistique man jailed for holding gun to wife's head (2007-10-23)
He's also accused of firing the shotgun within his home.


State Police against riding without a helmet (2007-10-23)
Troopers say the legislation would only increase the risk of injury and death.


Negaunee Township B&E suspect sought (2007-10-23)
Troopers say the homeowner caught the suspect in the act.


Arizona man injured in ATV accident (2007-10-23)
Authorities say alcohol was not a factor in the accident.


The 2007 State Christmas Tree has been chosen (2007-10-19)
An evergreen tree grown in Delta County has been selected as the State's 2007 Christmas tree.


Voting Process for November 6th Election (2007-10-19)
Secretary of State, Terri Lynn Land has reminded eligible residents there is still time to request an absentee voter ballot for the november 6th general election.


Munising troopers investigate two B&Es (2007-10-19)
Officials say both incidents happened on the same night.


Audubon chapters oppose sulfide mining (2007-10-19)
Four U.P. chapters have signed a joint resolution against it.


Marquette Police look for witnesses to an accident (2007-10-19)
Marquette City Police continue to seek witnesses to an accident that happened on the US-41 Bypass.


US Fish and Wildlife Services ban Black Carp (2007-10-19)
US Fish and Wildlife Services have made the decision to ban the importation and interstate transport of black carp.


State Police remind drivers to be cautious of deer (2007-10-19)
Officials with the Newberry State Police Post are urging residents to be wary of deer when traveling.


No reprieve for Camp Manistique (2007-10-18)
Last-ditch efforts to save the prison are unfruitful.


Extending Ban on Internet Taxes (2007-10-18)
The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would delay taxes on the Internet.


Ash Borer meeting to be held in Mackinac County (2007-10-18)
State officials will update residents on the beetle situation.


Winter Parking Ban (2007-10-17)
The Marquette Police Department is reminding city residents that the winter parking ban will begin on November 1st, 2007.


Witnesses sought in Marquette accident (2007-10-17)
The accident happened Wednesday morning at US-41 and McClellan Avenue.


Ishpeming considering land sale (2007-10-17)
The Ishpeming City Council is considering the sale of a 280 acre parcel of land to DBS, LLC of Negaunee.


International Bridge celebrates 45 Years (2007-10-17)
The International Bridge celebrates 45 years by offering commemorative cards.


Copper stolen from Republic residence (2007-10-17)
The house was being remodeled at the time of the incident.


Names of Tracy Mine suspects released (2007-10-17)
The incident involved the theft of various metals.


Flu season is coming (2007-10-17)
Flu season is just around the corner, and officials with the Marquette County Health Department are hoping residents get prepared.


Marquette Police search for car (2007-10-16)
Officials say it was taken from the old Orphanage parking lot.


Marquette Police search for car (2007-10-16)
Officials say it was taken from the old Orphanage parking lot.


Identity of woman found in Straits confirmed (2007-10-16)
Authorities used dental records to identify the body.


Two arrested for Tracy Mine break-in (2007-10-16)
The suspects take various metals and a power tool.


LSSU Approves Faculty Contract (2007-10-16)
Lake Superior State University Board of Trustees approves a three-year faculty contract.


NMU holds World Food Day (2007-10-16)
It's a time to raise awareness of global hunger issues.


October 30th is declared Weatherization Day (2007-10-16)
Governor Jennifer Granholm has declared October 30th as Weatherization Day in Michigan.


2007 Deer Firearm Season (2007-10-16)
The Seney National Wildlife Refuge encourages hunters to pick up a hunting regulations brochure.


Suspects arrested in N&N B&E (2007-10-16)
Troopers say investigation may lead to the solving of related cases.


Car stolen in Marquette County (2007-10-15)
Officers say the incident happened sometime over the weekend.


Skandia B&Es linked (2007-10-15)
Someone broke into three buildings and took items from each.


MGH introduces new CEO (2007-10-15)
He emphasizes satisfaction from patients, doctors, and employees at MGHS.


Houghton receives business grant (2007-10-15)
The city of Houghton has received a grant for GP Engineering.


Ash borer quarantine expands in U.P. (2007-10-15)
Another beetle infestation has been found in the Upper Peninsula.


Fake bills circulate in Marquette area (2007-10-15)
The bills lack security measures contained in real currency.


Making the "Do-Not-Call" Registry Permanent (2007-10-15)
U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak has co-sponsored legislation to make the "Do-Not-Call Registry" permanent.


Sale of Founder's parcel in question (2007-10-15)
The developer says the soil is good enough to build upon.


Final suspect arrested in Marquette Jail smuggling incident (2007-10-12)
This is the sixth person to be charged in connection with the case.


Hunting Season-Food Processing Guidelines (2007-10-12)
The Michigan Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources are reminding hunters and food establishments to follow food safety processing guidelines.


Safe Schools conference (2007-10-12)
A conference for educators on how to keep schools safe and healthy will take place this saturday at Northern Michigan University.


High school students drink at Marquette teacher's party (2007-10-12)
Fourteen students are ticketed for Minor in Possession of Alcohol.


Home invasion in Skandia Township (2007-10-12)
Police say the suspect was probably looking for prescription drugs.


Catholic Charities Reopens Ironwood Branch Office (2007-10-12)
Catholic Charities of the Upper Peninsula is once again able to offer behavioral health services in Gogebic County.


Energy E-mail Scam (2007-10-12)
Congressman Bart Stupak, cautioned his constituents about an E-mail scam.


Celebrating 50 Years of Wolf-Moose Research (2007-10-12)
Houghton Michigan celebrates it's 50th anniversary of the longest continuous predator-prey study ever conducted.


Marquette officials want input on South neighborhood (2007-10-11)
A form-based code workshop is being held next month to gather ideas.


Bodies of missing anglers found in Big Bay (2007-10-11)
A marine patrol found the men Wednesday morning on Lake Independence.


Ishpeming men arrested for stealing mining artifacts (2007-10-11)
The incident occurred in the Old Towne section of Negaunee.


Suspect in Rapid River break-ins arrested (2007-10-11)
Officials say the man is suspected to be involved in at least four incidents.


The Michigan Public Service Commission releases Winter Energy Appraisal (2007-10-10)
The Michigan Public Service Commission released the Michigan Energy Appraisal: Winter 2007/2008.


DNR to host meetings for Tribal Treaty (2007-10-10)
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be hosting public meetings to discuss the Tribal Treaty of 1836.


Mental Illness Awareness Week (2007-10-09)
This week is National Mental Illness Awareness week.


Bear bites man in Ontonagon County (2007-10-08)
The man was trying to break up a fight between the bear and his dog.


Man killed in Luce County motorcycle crash (2007-10-08)
The rider was speeding away from police at the time of the accident.


Pictured Rocks looking for antique donations (2007-10-08)
Pictured Rocks looking for donations of antiques and furniture.


Police investigate Ishpeming Twp. camp break-in (2007-10-08)
Officials say several metal items were taken in the incident.


Man found guilty of drug trafficking in U.P. (2007-10-08)
He's linked to a cocaine distribution ring in Menominee/Marinette.


Break-in at Marquette Township recycling company (2007-10-08)
The thief took several hundred pounds of metal from the site.


Concert to be held to benefit Earthkeeper's initiative (2007-10-08)
The public is invited to a free concert to benefit the Northern Michigan University Earth Keeper Initiative.


U.P. Children's Museum Director recieves award (2007-10-08)
The Director of the Upper Peninsula Children's Museum has received an award.


Hunter faces homicide charges (2007-10-08)
A Marquette judge failed to dismiss a homicide charge against James Nichols.


NMU budget looking good (2007-10-08)
Northern Michigan University seems to be on better financial footing. That's according to NMU President Dr. Les Wong who says it's looking like the university will receive delayed payments from the state October 16th.


Six dead in Wisconsin shooting rampage (2007-10-08)
Authorities say the shooter was an off-duty sheriff's deputy.


LSM Achievement Award (2007-10-06)


New law will help working families afford college (2007-10-05)
US Representative Bart Stupak is hailing the Presidents decision to sign into law legislation that will help working families afford higher education.


One injured in Negaunee accident (2007-10-05)
A car hits a man on a moped by the Citgo gas station.


"Direct Contact Threat" removed at Torch Lake (2007-10-05)
Officials with the Environmental Protection Agency say they have removed the direct contact threat from soil near Torch Lake in Lake Linden


Suspects arrested for smuggling drugs into Sheriff's Office (2007-10-05)
Officials say the incident involves prescription drugs and morphine.


Troopers investigate domestic assault in Ely Township (2007-10-04)
Officials are urging those who may have seen the incident to contact them.


Aussie boxers in Marquette (2007-10-04)
The team is in town to train at the U.S. Olympic Education Center.


MSHS gets federal grant (2007-10-04)
The money will be used to enhance students' high school experience.


Connie LaMay (2007-10-03)


Harbor House location revealed after renovation (2007-10-03)
The Women's Center of Marquette has announced the location of the newly renovated Harbor House.


UPHAC to hold conference (2007-10-03)
The Upper Peninsula Health Access Coalition will be hosting a conference this friday to discuss regional health care access.


Felony stalker arrested in Delta County (2007-10-03)
He made death threats against the Ontonagon County Prosecutor.


Voting registration deadline approaches (2007-10-03)
Secretary of State urges residents to register for November elections.


One injured in Iron County accident (2007-10-02)
A driver crosses the centerline and hits a tractor-trailer.


Media Meet 0929 (2007-10-02)
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Corey Marks Interview (2007-10-02)
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E-mail scam makes rounds in region (2007-10-02)
Law enforcement says residents should be careful with personal information.


Cleanup suffers in Keweenaw County (2007-10-02)
Cuts to prison work crews around the state to blame.


Marquette orphanage building still vacant (2007-10-02)
City officials are asking the building's owner to do something with it.


Michigan averts full shutdown (2007-10-01)
Lawmakers meet through the night to come up with a budget plan.


NMU Board approves capital outlay plans (2007-10-01)
The five-year master plan will affect most buildings on campus.


Missing woman found in Ontonagon County (2007-09-28)
Officials say the woman suffers from Alzheimer's Disease.


Fire Prevention Week (2007-09-28)
Officials with the Marquette City Fire Department are encouraging residents to learn more about fire safety during Fire Prevention Week.


UPEMS Conference taking place (2007-09-28)
Emergency Medical Service personnel from across Michigan will be attending the 26th Annual UPEMS Conference in Marquette this weekend.


Home/color tour takes place in Keweenaw (2007-09-28)
The Calumet Theater fundraiser winds its way from Eagle Harbor to Copper Harbor.


Isle Royale seeks artists (2007-09-28)
Applications are being accepted for artists of all mediums who wish to participate in Isle Royale National Park's Artist in Residence program.


Truck rollover at Tilden Mine (2007-09-27)
The driver of the dump truck sustained unidentified injuries.


Calumet Post on the move (2007-09-27)
Troopers are being relocated to a building with less space.


Iron Mountain/Breitung Township to share taxes (2007-09-27)
Officials say the plan will benefit both communities.


Tannery Bay cleanup finished (2007-09-26)
Officials with the US Environmental Protection Agency say they have removed 95 percent of contaminated sediment from Tannery Bay.


MGH picks new CEO (2007-09-26)
The candidate's identity won't be revealed until the position is accepted.


Soo Locks to be built (2007-09-26)
Congressman Bart Stupak is pleased to announce that Legislation passed by the US Senate includes provisions to build a new Soo Lock in Sault Sainte Marie.


No contract between Gwinn Schools and Teamsters union (2007-09-25)
Superintendent says he's waiting for a new negotiation date.


Stolen car crashed in Alger County (2007-09-25)
Police have arrested three people involved in the incident.


Marquette woman arrested for attempted arson (2007-09-24)
The fire was extinguished before the fire department could be called.


Kirtland warblers on the rise (2007-09-24)
Officials with the Fish and Wildlife service are pleased to announce that the number of the endangered Kirtland Warblers are on the rise.


Erosion problem gets attention (2007-09-24)
Officials with the Presque Isle Advisory Committee are looking for ways to prevent further erosion at the park.


Kirtland warblers on the rise (2007-09-24)
Officials with the Fish and Wildlife service are pleased to announce that the number of the endangered Kirtland Warblers are on the rise.


Soldiers return to Kingsford (2007-09-24)
Unit just finished a 14-month tour of duty in Iraq.


Munising area resident arrested for 2004 robbery (2007-09-24)
Officials say new information reopened the case.


Houghton man injured in ATV accident (2007-09-24)
Police say excessive speed is a factor in the accident.


Stolen car recovered (2007-09-24)
Police say the vehicle was taken Saturday night or Sunday morning.


United Conference at NMU (2007-09-22)
Northern Michigan University is holding a global block party, and everyone is invited. (sound file attached)


Three Vehicle Accident In Ishpeming (2007-09-21)
All occupants of the three vehicles were treated for their injuries and released from Bell Memorial Hospital.


Michigan Tech Student Arrested on Drug Charges (2007-09-21)
UPSET arrested the student in Humbolt Township.


US National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame (2007-09-21)
The US National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame is holding a celebration in honor of 3 additions to the Hall of Fame's Honor Roll.


DNR Announces Youth Hunt This Weekend (2007-09-21)
The DNR is encouraging loacl hunt to learn more about hunting during a special hunting season for youth only this weekend.


Break In at Marq-Tran (2007-09-21)
Cash and personal items were stolen; police are still looking for suspects.


Marquette Area teachers put on "Critical List" (2007-09-21)
The Marquette Area Education Association has been added to the Michigan Education's Critical List.


Free health screens (2007-09-21)
The Marquette Senior Center will be providing seniors with a free health screening today (friday) and Wednesday, September 26th.


Two vehicle accident in Ishpeming (2007-09-21)
The accident happened at North Second Street and Hematite Drive.


Teal Lake Management Focus Of Upcoming Meeting (2007-09-19)
City officials and the DNR to hold public meeting on Teal Lake fisheries management.


Federal Loans for New Updated Hospital in St. Ignace (2007-09-19)
The money will help replace the old hospital built in 1954


Kids Arrested For Multiple Auto Break-Ins (2007-09-19)
Juveniles suspected in up to 150 larcenies of motor vehicles.


American Eagle to add flights between Marquette and Milwaukee (2007-09-18)
American Eagle will replace Midwest Connect on the Marquette to Milwaukee route beginning in Decemeber


Houghton Teenager Arrested (2007-09-18)
A Houghton teenager has been arrested on charges relating to the breaking and entering of a coin machine at a Houghton car wash.


Young Hunters Invited To Youth Deer Hunting Season This Weekend (2007-09-18)
Young hunters are being encouraged to visit check stations this weekend during Youth Deer Hunting Season.


Portage Health adopts child passenger safety policy (2007-09-18)
Portage Health in Hancock has adopted a new Child Safety Seat use policy to ensure newborns leaving the hospital are safe.


Senators secure funds for transportation development (2007-09-18)
U.S. Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow have secured funds for Michigan Transportation in the Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill.


Marquette looks to conserve water (2007-09-18)
The city of Marquette along with four other Michigan cities, has adopted a goal to reduce overall water consumption by 15-percent.


Marquette man arrested for attempted B&E (2007-09-14)
Suspect jumps off the roof of the building so officers can arrest him.


Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Marquette County gets grant (2007-09-14)
The money will be used for school-based mentoring programs.


Gas line hit near Rapid River (2007-09-14)
Officials are trying to establish a detour for traffic.


Two injured in Marquette Township crash (2007-09-13)
Officers say a vehicle had slowed for an injured Blue Heron in the roadway.


Bear hunting season underway in U.P. (2007-09-13)
DNR officials say it should be a good to excellent season.


Man dies in tractor accident (2007-09-12)
An Engadine man died this weekend in a farming accident in Mackinac County.


Train derails in Ishpeming (2007-09-12)
Officers say someone vandalized the track switches.


NMU enrollment down slightly (2007-09-12)
Officials say the number of sophomores dropped this year.


Suspected illegal aliens found in Negaunee Township (2007-09-12)
Officials encounter several people without documentation.


Torch Run raises money for Special Olympic Athelthetes (2007-09-12)
The 26th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run took place yesterday at the Mackinaw Bridge.


Secretary of State wants more done to protect young drivers (2007-09-11)
Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land the number of teens involved in fatal car crashes are down, but they are much more likely to have accidents than other age group.


Superior Watershed Partnership recieves funding (2007-09-11)
The Superior Watershed Partnership have received a $20,000 planning grant from the Great Lakes Fishery Trust.


Adopt A Beach to keep the Great Lakes clean (2007-09-11)
Officials with the Alliance for the Great Lakes are asking residents in coastal counties to keep their beaches clean.


Sulfide hearings take place in Marquette County (2007-09-10)
The Department of Environmental Quality is taking comments on a proposed sulfide mine.


Robbery in Houghton County (2007-09-10)
Two suspects in the assault face arraignment Monday.


Smurfit gets job training grant (2007-09-10)
The money will be used for advanced training for 14 workers.


Citizens comment on sulfide mine plan (2007-09-10)
Opponents and supporters of the mine converge on NMU's campus.


Luce County boy killed by truck (2007-09-07)
Troopers are trying to determine what happened in the accident.


Sawyer gets improvement grant (2007-09-07)
The money will be used for the parking lot and hangars


September named Infant Safe Sleep Month (2007-09-07)
State officials say many deaths could be prevented through safer practices.


Hancock Salvation Army looking for donations (2007-09-07)
Needs to raise $35,000 as soon as possible to stay solvent.


Tech administration/faculty continue negotiations (2007-09-06)
The faculty union says officials aren't bargaining in good faith.


Missing NMU keys found (2007-09-06)
Officials won't have to change locks and keys after all.


Mackinac Bridge walkers hit record (2007-09-06)
The DOT says nearly 60,000 people crossed the bridge on Labor Day.


Alger Rest Area to close (2007-09-05)
The Alger Rest Area, on Southbound I-75 is being reconstructed.


Tech to add faculty (2007-09-05)
Officials say the hires will strengthen interoperability of programs.


Body of missing Wisconsin man found in U.P. (2007-09-05)
A group of children found the remains near Ramsay.


Pictured Rocks fire ban lifted (2007-09-05)
Recent rainfall has decreased the danger of fire in the area.


Luce County fire returns to local control (2007-09-04)
Most DNR personnel and equipment are expected to leave this week.


Turtle Island Project encourages understanding (2007-09-03)
Reverend Doctor Lynn Hubbard is encouraging Native Americans and the rest of the community to join the Project.


Water near Sugar Island looking good (2007-08-31)
Officials with the Chippewa County Heath Department say they've seen great improvements in the water quality near Sugar Island.


Annual Bridge Walk to be held Monday (2007-08-31)
Governor Granholm will lead thousands of people across the Mackinac Bridge.


Woman dies in vehicle/pedestrian accident (2007-08-31)
The victim was walking along the side of the road at the time.


Ironwood girl accidentally shot (2007-08-30)
Police say a 9-year-old relative was involved in the accident.


Soo Tribe allowed to conduct gaming in new casino (2007-08-30)
Federal government says main floor of the casino is on non-gaming land.


Founder's Landing plan moving ahead (2007-08-30)
City officials say the sale to The Urban Project is nearly complete.


Midwest to leave Sawyer (2007-08-30)
Airline officials say the flights aren't making enough money.


Nurses ratify Schoolcraft contract (2007-08-29)
Hospital administration agrees to hire additional nurses for shifts.


Two arrested for fleeing and drug charges in Ishpeming (2007-08-29)
Cocaine packaged for delivery and marijuana are found in a vehicle.


Secretary of State offices to close for Labor Day (2007-08-29)
All Michigan Secretary of State branch offices will be closed on Monday, September 3rd in observance of Labor Day.


Officials search for plane missing near Mackinac Island (2007-08-29)
Aircraft debris has been found on the Lake Huron shore.


Crackdown on drunk driving continues (2007-08-29)
Michigan Law Enforcement will be continuing there crackdown on drunk driving this weekend as Labor Day approaches.


Curtis man dies in crash (2007-08-29)
Officials say the elderly man drove his car into a house.


Evacuations lifted for parts of Sleeper Lake Fire (2007-08-29)
Residents are now able to go home along the eastern edge of the fire.


Schoolcraft hospital reaches agreement with nurses (2007-08-28)
Nurses and administration still need to ratify the contract.


Ishpeming Schools to open September 4th (2007-08-28)
The Ishpeming School District will open it's doors to students Tuesday, September 4th, for a half day of classes.


Marquette Police investigate fallen man (2007-08-28)
Officers believe he may have fallen two stories to the ground.


NMU missing set of keys (2007-08-28)
A missing keys alert has been issued to all Northern Michigan Residence Hall students.


Marquette Area Public Schools to start classes (2007-08-28)
Marquette Area Public School students will be going to class on September 4th.


Rugby game to benefit Habitat for Humanity (2007-08-28)
The Northern Michigan University Rugby Football Club will be participating in it's first even benefit game.


Luce County firefighters face bears (2007-08-27)
Several firefighters have had encounters with the large animals.


Stambaugh Township man dies (2007-08-27)
The 51-year-old was trying to recover a drifting boat at the time.


Marquette Clerk to hold "Passport Saturday" (2007-08-27)
Officials say travelers need to apply for passports as soon as possible


Ishpeming woman charged with stealing puppy (2007-08-27)
A small child reports seeing the suspect with a puppy in her pocket.


Two-vehicle accident traps women (2007-08-27)
Driver of the vehicle fails to yield for stop sign.


Indecent exposure in Ishpeming Township (2007-08-27)
Troopers say the suspect walked along a road and exposed himself at the same time.


Gwinn to celebrate returning to school (2007-08-24)
The Gwinn Area Community School District is encouraging parents and students to take part in first day of school celebrations.


Terri Lynn Land encourages communities to apply for funds (2007-08-24)
Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land is asking communities to apply for grant funded program, focused on improving polling places.


UPSET seizes hundreds of pot plants (2007-08-23)
Detectives finish a weeklong marijuana investigation.


Soo man sentenced for abusing minor (2007-08-23)
Suspect and victim are both members of the Bay Mills Indian Community.


NMU moves toward transformation (2007-08-23)
President discusses state of the University during fall convocation.


Gwinn man uses fake Social Security card (2007-08-23)
Officials say he's an illegal immigrant from Mexico.


Sleeper Lake Fire 80 percent contained (2007-08-23)
Officials say recent rain has helped control the blaze.


LSSU hires new president (2007-08-23)
The new head comes from a private university in California.


Slight injuries in Marquette County accident (2007-08-23)
One of the drivers in the accident is cited for Careless Driving.


Firefighters hoping for rain (2007-08-22)
Showers are forecast through Friday for the Upper Peninsula.


Dreams Seminar (2007-08-22)
A two-hour seminar on dreams will provide those present with tools to help them better understand their own dreams.


Marinette needs to trim budget (2007-08-22)
The City of Marinette needs to start trimming areas of the city's budget for the 2008 fiscal year.


Swedish company looks into building fuel plant in Escanaba (2007-08-22)
The plant would turn a byproduct of the paper-making process into diesel.


Bonifas Arts Center Activities (2007-08-22)
Our monthly check-up on the status of activities at the Bonifas Arts Center in Escanaba reveals a lot.


Dreams Seminar (2007-08-22)
A two-hour seminar on dreams will provide those present with tools to help them better understand their own dreams.


BHK recieves grant (2007-08-21)
The Baraga Houghton Keweenaw Child Development board has been given a grant to expand it's after school program.


Marquette to get new holiday lights (2007-08-21)
The Marquette Downtown Development Authority will be purchasing new lights for holiday decoration.


Winds fan Sleeper Lake flames (2007-08-21)
Officials try to keep the wildfire within a perimeter.


Gwinn schools make cuts (2007-08-21)
Superintendent says the district needs more students.


Yellow Bike program gets new home (2007-08-21)
Downtown Marquette's Yellow Bike Program has found a new home at the UP Children's Museum.


Progress made on Sleeper Lake Fire (2007-08-20)
DNR says it's slow going, but the fire should be out by mid-September.


Four arrested for Gwinn area break-ins (2007-08-20)
Charges come in connection with two separate incidents.


Man arrested in Houghton County chase (2007-08-20)
He leads deputies down a snowmobile trail and into Atlantic Mine.


Troopers to stay in Calumet (2007-08-17)
Lansing officials are trying to purchase the current post building.


New Music School (2007-08-17)
A new academy of music opens this fall in Ishpeming.


CCI to build nugget plant at Empire (2007-08-17)
The plant will expand the life of the mine, which will exhaust its reserves by 2009.


Police begin anti-drunk driving campaign (2007-08-16)
Officials say alcohol and drugs are involved in 40% of fatal crashes.


Stupak visits U.P. (2007-08-16)
The Menominee Democrat will make stops in Marquette and Escanaba.


"Keepers of the Light" (2007-08-16)
A member of the cast of this world premiere musical production talks about the work.


UPPCO gives to Great Michigan Read (2007-08-16)
The project promotes the reading of literature across the state.


Champion man dies in ORV accident (2007-08-15)
Officials say excessive speed was a factor in the accident.


Hazardous waste collection in jeopardy (2007-08-15)
Officials say the Marquette Area Household Hazardous Waste Collection is in jeopardy.


Pictured Rocks makes improvements (2007-08-15)
Parking and erosion control projects at Miner's Beach are now complete.


Stabenow introduces homebuyers legislation (2007-08-14)
U.S. State Senator Debbie Stabenow has introduced legislation that would help first-time home buyers afford a house.


River management plan could affect Marquette County mine (2007-08-13)
The plan identifies current and possible risks to the Salmon Trout River.


Fire halfway contained (2007-08-13)
The Sleeper Lake wildfire continues to burn out of control, however.


U.P. Law Ride heads to the Keweenaw (2007-08-10)
The event will benefit the Thin Blue Line of Michigan.


Sleeper Lake Fire 25 percent controlled (2007-08-10)
Officials are expecting the blaze to spread further in dry winds.


Ore to Shore comes to Marquette County (2007-08-10)
Hundreds of bicyclists are registered for the Saturday event.


Luce County fire hurting/helping business. (2007-08-10)
Sleeper Lake Fire keeping tourists away, but bringing in firefighters.


Pot bust in Iron County (2007-08-10)
Dry conditions are bringing growers out to water their plants more.


Louisiana man pleads to bank robbery (2007-08-09)
He's accused of using a gun to rob the Ishpeming Peninsula Bank.


City requests dam be rebuilt (2007-08-09)
The Marquette City Commission has requested that the Tourist Park dam be rebuilt.


Granholm declares State of Emergency (2007-08-09)
Move will coordinate firefighting resources for Luce County.


Man charged with murdering Hannahville Tribal member (2007-08-09)
He's accused of killing the woman in her Wilson home.


Millage elections held in U.P. (2007-08-08)
Here are the results for various millages in the Upper Peninsula.


UPPCO sees record electricity usage (2007-08-08)
The Upper Peninsula Power Company recored high electrical demands on August 1st.


Defense Appropriations Bill to aid Upper Peninsula research (2007-08-08)
Two Upper Peninsula companies will receive funding through the newly approved Defense Appropriations Bill.


KBIC to receive "Weed and Seed" funding (2007-08-07)
Money will be used to fight drug- and gang-related crime.


Luce County fire could affect homes (2007-08-07)
Officials say they're making some headway, but winds still fan the flames.


Fire evacuations ordered in Luce County (2007-08-07)
Westerly winds push the wildfire to within a half-mile of county road.


Stamp honors Jimmy Stewart (2007-08-07)
Stewart and other stars came to the U.P. to film "Anatomy of a Murder."


Iron County man accused of arson (2007-08-06)
He apparently violated a bond and contacted his estranged wife.


Luce County fire expands (2007-08-06)
Officials say drought conditions are encouraging growth of the blaze.


Four injured in Sands Township crash (2007-08-06)
Police say one driver was trying to pass another at the time.


Soo Tribe considers treaty rights (2007-08-06)
Board will vote on permanent hunting, fishing rights.


Tools stolen from Negaunee site (2007-08-06)
Troopers are looking for any information regarding the theft.


Flow from Michigamme Reservoir decreased (2007-08-03)
Officials say the move is in response to drought conditions.


Pot bust in Marquette (2007-08-03)
UPSET detectives discover a growing operation on Wright Street.


Marquette County officials want to keep judge position (2007-08-03)
They say losing a judge would overwhelm the county's court system.


NMU implicated in kickback investigation (2007-08-03)
NMU officials say everything was up front and honest.


Trooper prevents Keweenaw Bay drownings (2007-08-02)
He dives into very cold water to rescue two people.


USOEC program slated to close (2007-08-02)
Officials say there isn't enough money to support the boxing program.


Marquette County could lose judge (2007-08-02)
State officials say it could happen in January of 2009.


Fishing tournament benefits Upper Peninsula (2007-08-02)
Officials with the Delta County Chamber of Commerce and the Bays De Noc convention and visitors bureau are excited for the arrival of the Professional Walleye Trail.


Public input requested regarding substance abuse (2007-08-02)
The Marquette County Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention Coalition will hold a meeting with the public to discuss substance abuse issues.


Finlandia to inaugurate new President (2007-08-02)
Finlandia University will inaugurate the newly elected president on September 20th.


Man injured in scaffold fall (2007-08-02)
City Police say he was working on a house in Marquette at the time.


Three injured in Richmond Township accident (2007-08-02)
Speed and alcohol are considered factors in the accident.


Levin authors Bill provisions (2007-08-01)
Senator Carl Levin has contributed to the passage of the new Homeland Security funding bill.


Small Business Technology Development Center to partner with Michigan Works (2007-08-01)
The regional sector of the Small Business and Technology Development Center has announced its partnership with Michigan Works.


Mileage restriction on troopers to cease (2007-08-01)
Certain winfalls have made it possible for troopers with the Michigan State Police to cease mileage restrictions.


Art on the Rocks (2007-07-27)
Art on the Rocks will be taking place this weekend.


Bruce Crossing gets fire funds (2007-07-27)
The money comes from the Department of Homeland Security.


CCI sets another record (2007-07-27)
The company is reporting record earnings for its second quarter.


City may update pet restrictions (2007-07-27)
The city of Gladstone may see changes in their pet ordinances.


Soo Tribe wants to operate whole casino (2007-07-27)
The tribe has filed an injunction with U.S. District Court.


More children at risk for neglect (2007-07-27)
According to Jane Zehnder-Merrell of the Michigan Legaue of Human Services, the increase in the rate of child poverty will lead to more cases of neglect.


Mackinac Bride to temporarily close (2007-07-27)
The Mackinac bridge will close for events scheduled Saturday, July 28th.


Missing domestic violence suspect armed and dangerous, officials say (2007-07-26)
The suspect has been charged with three felonies in connection with the case.


Prime time for pet heat stroke (2007-07-26)
Veterinarian says heat stroke is caused by heat and high humidity.


Boy presumed drowned in Chippewa County (2007-07-26)
Officers say he was swimming with other teenagers.


Richardson trial delayed (2007-07-26)
Originally set to begin August 6, it's been postponed indefinitely.


Police search for Marquette County domestic violence suspect (2007-07-26)
Officials engaged in a standoff, only to discover the man wasn't in his residence.


Chili recall expanded (2007-07-25)
Company adds to list of products that may be contaminated with botulism.


Chili recall expanded (2007-07-25)
Company adds to list of products that may be contaminated with botulism.


Vandalism in Chocolay Township (2007-07-25)
Officers are searching for the perpetrators of the damage.


One dead in Chippewa County crash (2007-07-25)
Police do not think alcohol is a factor in the accident.


Two arrested for Negaunee break-ins (2007-07-24)
The suspects are juvenile females from Negaunee and Ishpeming.


Police to monitor U.P. intersections (2007-07-24)
Officials say intersections are the most common site of traffic crashes.


DNR keeps watch for Sirex Wasp (2007-07-24)
Officials have laid traps for the insect across the U.P.


House bill would fund U.P. hospitals (2007-07-24)
Money would be used to update two hospital emergency departments.


Escanaba considers power options (2007-07-23)
Power study indicates the city doesn't have money to build new plant.


Ishpeming man arrested for child sexual assault (2007-07-23)
He's lodged in the Marquette County Jail for First-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct.


DNR says campground closures won't affect tourism (2007-07-23)
Nine closed campgrounds out of 20 statewide are in the U.P.


NMU approves 9.25% tuition hike (2007-07-23)
The number remains far below other Michigan universities' 20% increases.


Marquette County Sheriff's Office searches for missing man (2007-07-20)
Police say he was last seen riding a motorcycle in Ishpeming.


107th to head overseas (2007-07-20)
The company will go to Wisconsin for training, then head to Iraq.


U.P. men plead to gun charges (2007-07-20)
One is accused of breaking into an Ishpeming sport shop.


New assistant hockey coach at NMU (2007-07-19)
The recent hire will be responsible primarily for recruiting.


One injured in Houghton County accident (2007-07-19)
Police reveal alcohol was a factor in the accident.


Schools to form joint committee (2007-07-19)
Houghton-Portage Township Schhols along with the Hancock school district are looking to form a joint committee to discuss cost sharing.


Michigan prisons to switch healthcare (2007-07-19)
Michigan prison's are switching to health maintenance organizations to provide health care to inmates.


CCI considering new uses for Empire mine (2007-07-19)
Mine could run out of iron ore by 2009, according to report.


Mackinac Bridge to celebrate 50th Anniversary (2007-07-19)
The Mackinac Bridge Authority, along with the Michigan Department of Transportation will hold a special ceremony to celebrate the designer of the bridge.


Juvenile stabbed at Sawyer (2007-07-18)
Forsyth Police are looking for three suspects, who fled on foot.


U.P. lawmakers to fight Camp closure (2007-07-18)
Steve Lindberg and Gary McDowell say Camp Manistique should stay open.


NMU officials consider tuition increase (2007-07-18)
Board of Trustees may decide double-digit tuition increases.


No police impersonator in Ishpeming (2007-07-18)
The woman who claimed she was stopped by a false officer made up the incident.


Calumet Post still open (2007-07-16)
The Calumet State POlice Post is still open and will be until September.


Tourism campaign is doing well (2007-07-16)
The tourism campaign sponsored by the 'Sault Area Convention and Vistors Bureau' as well as 'Travel Michigan' is doing very well.


Truck traffic declines (2007-07-16)
The International Bridge Administration is concerned with a decline in commercial truck traffic.


Diocese works to prevent abuse (2007-07-16)
The Catholic Diocese of Marquette is working on preventing and healing child and youth sexual abuse.


Hannahville woman found dead at home (2007-07-16)
Officials have a suspect in custody, but his name hasn't been released.


Accident snaps power pole in Chocolay Township (2007-07-13)
The pole was supporting traffic lights, which fell.


Get 'Caught Being Safe' (2007-07-13)
The Marquette City Fire Department is hoping to reward children wearing their helmets while riding their bicycles.


Camp One Road open to traffic (2007-07-13)
The Camp One Road located in Iron County is now open to traffic after being closed for the construction of a new bridge.


Motorcycles to Work Day coming up (2007-07-13)
Secretary of State wants residents to make sure they're safe when riding.


Marquette County rivers to be assessed for lampreys (2007-07-13)
Crews will determine the need for lamprey control measures.


'ArtServe Michigan' looks for Nominations (2007-07-13)
The art advocacy program 'ArtServe Michigan' is looking for nominations for this years 'Governor Awards for Arts and Culture.'


Fawn killed in Marquette County (2007-07-12)
The DNR is searching for information about the poacher.


Three arrested in Schoolcraft County break-in (2007-07-12)
The suspects allegedly took large amounts of alcohol and tobacco.


Marinette gunshot victim identified (2007-07-12)
Officials have not released the name of the primary suspect.


NMU on alert after unarmed robbery (2007-07-12)
The male suspect pushed a woman to the ground and took her purse.


Suspect impersonates officer in Ishpeming (2007-07-11)
He apparently stopped a motorist and searched her car.


Hydrant testing in Marquette (2007-07-11)
Fire officials say water pressure may drop in testing areas.


Environmental groups say mine roof study flawed (2007-07-11)
A geotechnical expert says the crown pillar would hold up.


Great Read comes to U.P. (2007-07-11)
The event focuses on Ernest Hemingway's "The Nick Adams Stories."


Bahweting Drum and Dancers to visit Washington DC (2007-07-10)
The Sault Sainte Marie Bahweting Drum and Dancers have been invited to attend several shows in Washington DC.


CCI pledges money to Bell Hospital (2007-07-10)
$2 million will be given over a five-year period to the Bell Foundation.


Open House date changed (2007-07-10)
The open house for the new tribal center in Munising has been changed.


Northern student designs logo (2007-07-09)
A Northern Michigan University Student's artwork has been chosen as the design for the annual "Lake Superior Day."


Keweenaw National Historical Park announces new Superintendent (2007-07-09)
The Keweenaw National Historical Park has chosen Jim Corless as the new Superintendednt.


Bridge reconstruction (2007-07-09)
The Marquette County Road Commission has announced the will be closing the Co. Rd. GGT Bridge over Deer Creek in Ishpeming.


Possible privatization in the Ishpeming School District (2007-07-06)
Superintendent Stephen Peireson of the Ishpeming School District discusses possible privatization of the district's custodial services.


Gypsy Moth's feeding cycle almost over (2007-07-06)
Michigan Department of Natural Resource's Forest Health Manager Bob Heyd explains ways to prevent the insect.


Crackdown conducted on selling to minors (2007-07-05)
Officers recently conducted random compliance checks of area businesses.


Driver injured in Forsyth Township accident (2007-07-05)
State Police say speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.


Man denies pushing wife over cliff (2007-07-05)
Thomas Richardson says he had nothing to do with her death.


One injured in Richmond Township accident (2007-07-03)
Officials say the driver was traveling southbound in the northbound lane.


U.P. townships receive loans for infrastructure improvements (2007-07-03)
The funds come from the Michigan Drinking Water Revolving Fund.


Sheriff says be careful with fireworks (2007-07-03)
He urges residents to know the difference between safe and dangerous fireworks.


Car plunges over Marquette dock (2007-07-02)
Officials say the brakes on the vehicle failed before the accident.


Menominee to review ordinances (2007-07-02)
The mayor says many of the rules are outdated and inhibit change.


Lake Superior levels ground boat (2007-07-02)
There's not enough water for the boat to get to the dock.


Pileup injures three in Marquette County (2007-06-29)
Police say the incident occurred in a construction zone.


New presidents takes over at F.U. (2007-06-29)
His tenure begins July 1, but an inauguration is set for September.


Marquette to conduct single leaf pickup (2007-06-27)
City Commission approves the pickup for two subdivisions.


Marquette County law enforcement learns about domestic violence (2007-06-27)
Training provides information on investigation of and responses to domestic violence situations.


Stupak chairs water caucus (2007-06-27)
The bi-partisan caucus will teach lawmakers about conservation.


Bill would rename Iron Mountain V.A. center (2007-06-27)
The building would be named after a Dickinson County veteran.


Concert to benefit Superior slated for July (2007-06-26)
Sponsors want to encourage stewardship of the Great Lake.


Stabenow authors act to free Great Lakes shipping (2007-06-26)
The Senator would repeal a Harbor Maintenance tax.


ATVs stolen in Marquette Township (2007-06-26)
The vehicles were taken between Saturday night and Sunday.


Hancock water rates rise (2007-06-26)
City officials say the additional revenue will fund improvements to the water system.


Tuition rises at MTU (2007-06-25)
University officials say Michigan's economy is the reason for the hike.


Marquette County crash injures two people (2007-06-25)
Two of the vehicle's three occupants are arrested.


Stephenson accident injures two (2007-06-25)
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the accident.


Bike Fest comes to Marquette County (2007-06-22)
The city's downtown area will be closed off for Friday night's Criterium race.


Marquette man honored for volunteering (2007-06-22)
The award was given by Governor Granholm this week in Detroit.


MSU honored by Michigan Congressman (2007-06-22)
The Michigan State University Hockey team has been honored by State Representative Bart Stupak for their National Championship victory.


Michigan State Police warn residents (2007-06-22)
Residents in Delta County are asked to be careful when accepting low cost home improvements.


Sea Lamprey surveying to take place in Marquette and Alger Counties (2007-06-22)
Officials will survey a river and two streams for larvae.


Michigan State Police warn residents (2007-06-22)
Residents in Delta County are asked to be careful when accepting low cost home improvements.


Strong storms hit Marquette, Alger Counties (2007-06-21)
Large hail and strong winds inflict damage on cars, homes.


Man arrested for dealing marijuana in Munising (2007-06-21)
Officers find more than five pounds of pot hidden in the woods.


Ely Township man injured in ORV accident (2007-06-21)
Alcohol was a factor in the crash, and the driver was wearing a helmet.


NMU professor wins Emmy (2007-06-21)
The honor is the result of a documentary he produced for the state.


Tilden Mine being monitored (2007-06-21)
The Tilden Mine was chosen as one of 8 potential safety and health violators with the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration.


The Nina to visit Marquette (2007-06-21)
A replica of Christopher Columbus' favorite ship "The Nina" is docking at Marquette's Lower Harbor Park.


MSU hockey team honored (2007-06-21)
The Michigan State University Hockey team was honored recently in Washington D.c.


U.P.-born soldier dies in Iraq (2007-06-20)
Army officials say his convoy was hit by a roadside bomb.


U.P. bank robber charged (2007-06-20)
The Louisiana man had been staying with family in the area for a short time.


Human remains found in Wakefield (2007-06-20)
Officials say the remains were discovered along with a handgun.


B&E occurs at Sands Township Hall (2007-06-20)
Officials say it took place sometime between Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning.


Junior Olympic boxing comes to NMU (2007-06-20)
Teens from across the country will compete at the USOEC.


Marquette County gets new treasurer (2007-06-20)
Current treasurer Gary Yoder is retiring from the position.


Wisconsin has many cases of Lyme Disease (2007-06-20)
Wisconsin is considered as one of the top 10 states for Lyme Disease


LSSU gets public's help in finding new president (2007-06-20)
Community attends public meeting about what type of president they'd like to see hired.


Law enforcement to patrol for drunk drivers (2007-06-20)
Law enforcement around the UP will be patrolling this June for drunk drivers using funding from grants.


Downstate man injured in ORV accident (2007-06-20)
Alcohol and lack of a helmet are believed to be factors in the crash.


CCI to buy coal producer (2007-06-19)
CCI officials say the sale will improve the company's diversity.


Mackinac Bridge to celebrate 50th Anniversary (2007-06-19)
The Mackinac Bridge Authority is sponsering a weekend long event to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Mackinac Bridge.


Marquette officials want to renovate old orphanage (2007-06-18)
The Marquette Housing Commission wants to construct affordable housing in the building.


Two injured in Ely Township accident (2007-06-18)
Authorities say a brake failure contributed to the accident.


Police arrest suspect who robbed U.P. bank (2007-06-18)
Officials say he had been staying in the area with family.


Army recruiter sentenced to jail for sexual assault (2007-06-18)
He admitted to asking a girl for sex in return for getting her into the Army.


Brook Trout could impact proposed Kennecott mine (2007-06-18)
The Fish and Wildlife Service may initiate a study on the fish.


Tilden Mine to face sanctions? (2007-06-15)
The Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration is investigating.


Non-profit to aid Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (2007-06-15)
A new non-profit organization is partnering up with the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.


Atlantic Salmon released (2007-06-14)
Students from Lake Superior State University have release 20,000 Atlantic Salmon into Lake Superior.


Suspect arrested in Marquette door damage (2007-06-14)
One person has been identified out of the five or so described.


DNR to announce Bear Hunt drawing results (2007-06-14)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced it will be releasing results from the 2007 Bear Hunt drawing.


Raspberry Island to reopen lighthouse (2007-06-14)
Apostle Islands Officials have announced plans to reopen the Raspberry Lighthouse to the public.


U.P. Children's Museum receives money (2007-06-13)
Funds will be used to support children's programs.


Hundreds of tickets written for U.P. seat belt violators (2007-06-13)
Citations come through the "Click it or Ticket" campaign.


Grubs infest Alger County neighborhood (2007-06-13)
MSU Extension personnel say it's unusual to find the grubs this far north.


MAPS District waits for figures from State (2007-06-12)
Superintendent says he probably won't know what the budget will be until months from now.


Two injured in ATV accident (2007-06-11)
Excessive speed is believed to be a factor in the accident.


Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital gets ready to build (2007-06-11)
Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital is working on the final paperwork to break ground for the new building in August or September.


Man found dead in Marinette County ditch (2007-06-11)
Officials say the man had attended a nearby wedding reception.


Two injured in Ishpeming car crash (2007-06-11)
Possible charges pend against the driver who started the chain reaction.


Armed robbery in Ishpeming Township bank (2007-06-11)
Michigan State Police continue to search for the suspect.


MGHS adds CarePages to website (2007-06-08)
Marquette General Health Systems is now offering CarePages as part of their service to patients.


Secretary of State announces plan to spread child abuse awareness (2007-06-08)
The Michigan Secretary of State has announce a new license plate to raise funds and awareness for child abuse in the state.


Kingsford penision millages prevent property tax savings (2007-06-08)
Kingsford residents will not be seeing savings on their property taxes this year.


Secretary of State has announced plan to combat child abuse (2007-06-08)
Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land has announced a plan to combat child abuse and neglect.


Michigan House passes cormorant bills (2007-06-08)
Sponsors say it will help control the birds' population.


Fire damages Marquette apartment (2007-06-08)
Firefighters say the blaze began in the kitchen, but aren't sure how.


Stupak bill would expand drug discounts (2007-06-08)
He says if passed, it could save U.P. hospitals hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.


CCI sells interest in Canadian mines (2007-06-08)
Mining officials say the sale will remove liability from its shoulders.


Missing Chocolay Township man found (2007-06-07)
Man turns himself in to police department on his way back from camping.


MAPS Superintendent pleased with new MESPA-II contract (2007-06-07)
He says both sides of the table acted very professionally.


Alger County Community Health Survey deadline extended (2007-06-06)
The UP Health Education Corporation is extending the due date for their health survey.


Man missing from nursing home found by bracelet (2007-06-06)
He was wearing a Life Tracker radio transmitter at the time.


Bays De Noc vsitors bureau hopes high gas prices won't affect event (2007-06-06)
The Bays De Noc Convention and Visitors Bureau has organized a weekend event in conjunction with Michigan's "Free Fishing Weekend."


Wisconsin biologists worry about invasive species (2007-06-06)
Wisconsin biologists worry about invasive species affecting both fish and eagle populations


Man accused of kidnapping caught in U.P. (2007-06-06)
Police say he took his own children from their foster home.


Woman found unconscious in Houghton County cabin (2007-06-05)
Her husband found her and her deceased dog when he checked up on her.


Possible new phone scam in Marquette County (2007-06-05)
A caller is requesting personal information in return for a cell phone.


Chocolay Township man missing (2007-06-05)
Officials say the man was last seen Saturday afternoon.


Ishpeming woman injured in car accident (2007-06-05)
Officials say she swerved to avoid a ladder in the highway.


Episcopal Bishop killed in weekend accident (2007-06-04)
Officials say the car he was driving struck another head-on.


Granholm declares June 'Youth Employment Month' (2007-06-04)
Michigan Governor has declared June as 'Youth Employment Month' in Michigan.


Teen arrested for mercury spill at MSHS (2007-06-04)
The Negaunee boy is accused of spilling mercury in two places.


DNR advises residents not to handle infant wildlife (2007-06-04)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is advising all residents not to handle infants animals they may find.


Ohio residents arrested for drug possession (2007-06-04)
The trooper who stopped them smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle.


Man killed in Houghton County accident (2007-06-01)
Police say a vehicle was passing others when he hit another head-on.


Ironwood to get fire safety grant (2007-06-01)
Money will be used for fire prevention and safety programs.


DNR releases plan to combat Emerald Ash Borer (2007-05-31)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced the development of an Emerald Ash Borer Community Preparedness Plan.


B&E at Delta County golf course (2007-05-31)
Officials are asking the public to contact them with any information.


Marquette Township seeks to make regional water authority (2007-05-31)
Marquette Township says they are in the early stages of proposing a regional water authority to Marquette City.


Friends of Porcupine Mountains to support local youth (2007-05-30)
State Park officials have announced that the Friends of Porcupine Mountains will supply around 100 area youth with fishing licenses.


Stephenson Schools to make more cuts (2007-05-30)
The Stepehson School District will most likely be making more budget cuts before next Fall.


Marquette to develop unused property (2007-05-30)
Officials say development will promote downtown and build the neighborhood.


Hancock couple sentenced on drug charges (2007-05-30)
They're accused of growing and distributing marijuana.


U.P. projects included in military funding bill (2007-05-30)
The money will be used to develop technology and efficiency in Army vehicles.


Houghton sex offender arrested for soliciting minor (2007-05-30)
He was contacting an officer, but thought she was a 14-year-old girl.


Juveniles damage Marquette doors (2007-05-30)
Officials say 17 painted doors honoring grandmothers were vandalized.


Michigan Natural Features Inventory creates online learning tool (2007-05-30)
The Michigan Natural Features Inventory has created an online learning tool in conjunction with the DNR's Landowner Incentive.


UP Teen Leadership Summer-Fest Program (2007-05-30)
Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Services along with SAMHSA is sponsering the UP Teen Leadership Summer-Fest event for highschool students.


Iron County accident kills teen (2007-05-29)
The girl and her passenger were ejected from the vehicle.


Marquette teachers given technology awards (2007-05-29)
They are two of more than 30 teachers recognized around Michigan.


ORV accident injures two (2007-05-29)
Officials say speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.


Low water at Isle Royale causing problems (2007-05-29)
Officials say there are fewer spaces for boats and it's harder to dock.


Michigan arts in jeopardy (2007-05-25)
A large state budget deficit has prompted deep cuts in arts groups and programs.


Former officer found guilty of rape (2007-05-25)
Phillip Bal is also found guilty of First-Degree Home Invasion.


Border security becoming more stringent (2007-05-25)
The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative is causing some businesses and people concern.


Ishpeming woman jailed for attacking van with machete (2007-05-25)
She was accusing the van's owner of stealing her medication.


Seat belt usage to be enforced this holiday weekend (2007-05-25)
Law enforcement will be watching the highways for people who aren't buckled up.


St. Mary's River fuel spill dissipated (2007-05-25)
Officials say winds helped evaporate the fuel from the water.


Encouraging cultural tourism in Michigan (2007-05-25)
A feature on the role of cultural tourism in the state's economy.


Michigan schools call for funding equity (2007-05-25)
Several districts are getting together to spread the wealth more evenly.


Service awards go to Marquette County people (2007-05-21)
They represent finalists from several hundred applicants.


U.P. troops to be deployed (2007-05-16)
Officials say the deployment could include a mission to Iraq.


Marquette Police hold bike auction (2007-05-16)
Residents will be able to view and bid on unclaimed bicycles.


South Beach off-limits in Marquette (2007-05-16)
Officials say erosion has rendered the area unsafe.


Gaastra girl killed in ORV accident (2007-05-16)
Officers say the girl was riding a 4-wheeler when she hit a fence.


Road closure in Iron County (2007-05-16)
DNR officials say the closure is needed to build a bridge.


Walking program revs up in Marquette (2007-05-15)
Test will determine residents' health and exercise plan.


Iron County campground reopens (2007-05-15)
The Deer Lake State Forest Campground has been closed since 2003.


Accident critically injures Houghton County boy (2007-05-15)
Officials say a 14-year-old boy was driving a truck at the time.


Police investigate Hessel armed robbery (2007-05-15)
A masked suspect with a gun took the purse of a bar employee.


Marquette drivers hit roadblock (2007-05-15)
Reconstruction project closes a portion of Washington Street.


Man sentenced for arson and domestic violence (2007-05-15)
He's accused of burning his house down by shoving a tree in a wood stove.


Break-in at Gwinn store (2007-05-14)
Officials continue to search for suspects in the crime.


Firefighters clean up Amasa blazes (2007-05-14)
The fires have burned about 231 acres and evacuated two buildings.


Fallen officers honored in Gwinn (2007-05-14)
Law enforcement from around the region will attend a memorial service.


Boy slightly injured in car/bike accident (2007-05-14)
Officials say the boy rode through an intersection and hit the vehicle.


Ishpeming Police recover stolen guns (2007-05-14)
The guns were taken last week from a local sports store.


Soo troopers search for prisoner walkaway (2007-05-11)
Officials say the man was on a prisoner work detail.


Soo troopers search for prisoner walkaway (2007-05-11)
Officials say the man was on a prisoner work detail.


Soo troopers search for prisoner walkaway (2007-05-11)
Officials say the man was on a prisoner work detail.


Soo troopers search for prisoner walkaway (2007-05-11)
Officials say the man was on a prisoner work detail.


Murder trial begins in Iron County (2007-05-10)
18-year-old charged with felony murder and armed robbery.


Ontonagon County teen makes terrorism threat (2007-05-10)
Officials say he threatened students and staff at his high school.


Woman falls into Lake Superior (2007-05-10)
Officials say she fell of the Black Rocks at Presque Isle Park.


Chocolay Police investigate vandalism (2007-05-09)
Someone damaged several mailboxes and newspaper boxes in the area.


Copper Country millage results (2007-05-09)
Here are some results from Tuesday's millage elections.


Tammy Jo Williams sentenced (2007-05-09)
She could spend up to 20 years in prison on a conspiracy charge.


8-18 Media: "I am Not a Redette" (2007-05-09)
Anna Irish Burnett talks about the MSHS nickname and logo.


Marquette millage election results (2007-05-09)
Here are the results for contested races and millage issues.


Marquette cracking down on signs (2007-05-09)
Officials say many sidewalk signs hinder pedestrians.


Stupak gets funding for National Forests (2007-05-09)
Money was to be steered to forests in the Pacific Northwest.


Keweenaw residents vote on millages (2007-05-08)
Voters will decide school issues and other proposals.


Ishpeming man injured in road rage incident (2007-05-08)
The suspect allegedly ran over the victim, then fled the scene.


Negaunee Township fire controlled (2007-05-08)
Officials believe it may have been sparked by a train.


Marquette County elections today (2007-05-08)
Residents will decide millages and school board seats.


New Dean chosen at West Campus Bay College (2007-05-08)
The Bay College Board of Trustees has chosen Dr. Patrick D. Kennedy as the Executive Dean for the west campus of Bay College.


Fire damages Ely Township home (2007-05-07)
One firefighter was injured in the blaze, whose cause is unknown.


Washington Street construction set to begin (2007-05-07)
Road construction on Washington Street is set to begin today or tomorrow.


Arson Awareness Week (2007-05-07)
The week of May 6th has been declared Arson Awareness Week in Michigan.


NMU President to receive raise (2007-05-07)
Compensation package will bring him up to statewide average for comparable schools.


U.S. House approves Head Start bill (2007-05-04)
Program improves children's chances of succeeding in school.


Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore to meet with "Twin Park" (2007-05-04)
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Officials are planning on meeting with officials from it's "twin park" next week.


Senator Carl Levin to hold meetings on prescription abuse (2007-05-04)
U.S. Senator carl Levin has annouced he will be holding a series of meetings regarded the abuse of prescription drugs.


Drier weather concerns Baraga firefighters (2007-05-04)
Officials say residents should be very careful if burning outdoors.


560 to graduate from LSSU (2007-05-04)
560 students are signed up to graduate from Lake Superior State University this weekend.


Firefighters aided by cloudy, cool weather (2007-05-03)
High humidity and light winds also a plus in battling Baraga Bump Fire.


Chocolay Township man arrested for firing gun (2007-05-03)
Officials say the case is before the Marquette County Prosecutor's Office.


Support staff approve Bell contract (2007-05-03)
A union representative says the agreement passed comfortably.


Baraga fire 80 percent contained (2007-05-02)
Firefighters are still having trouble with the southern line of the blaze.


Stabenow introduces Marina Day resolution (2007-05-01)
Stabenow says marinas are critical to the local economies of Michigan.


NMU professor honored (2007-05-01)
The award comes from the Society for Case Research.


Finlandia nursing program accredited (2007-05-01)
The new program has received the maximum year award.


Baraga fire still burning (2007-05-01)
Firefighters having a rough time trying to control the blaze.


Baraga fire not yet under control (2007-04-30)
Nearly 100 firefighters are at the scene with law enforcement.


Three injured in Schoolcraft County crash (2007-04-30)
Officials believe alcohol was a factor in the accident.


Fire destroys three Powell Township buildings (2007-04-30)
Officials say the fire burned more than 59 acres of land.


UPSET conducts several drug raids (2007-04-30)
Detectives seize marijuana plants and evidence of drug trafficking.


Fire danger high in U.P. (2007-04-30)
DNR is reminding residents to get a burning permit.


Marquette residents should committees. (2007-04-27)
Many Marquette Committees are looking for new members.


Dr. Judith Budd Appointed Dean (2007-04-27)
Dr. Judith Budd will begin working as dean of the 'Soumi COllege of Arts and Sciences' effective this May.


Two injured in Delta County accident (2007-04-27)
Officials say speed and alcohol were factors in the accident.


Finlandia graduation this weekend (2007-04-27)
More than one hundred students will receive their diplomas.


Marathon swimmer to cross Great Lakes Basin (2007-04-26)
Jim Dreyer, a marathin athlete is planning on swimming the entire length of the Great Lakes Basin.


Marquette man arrested for peeping (2007-04-26)
He's accused of taking photos of female roommates in the bathroom.


Chocolay Police find stolen items in man's residence (2007-04-26)
Officials found the goods after being called on an assault complaint.


Gwinn schools anticipating more cuts (2007-04-26)
Superintendent says they're needed to keep the district going.


ATVs stolen from Gwinn residence (2007-04-25)
Police say the 4-wheelers were secured to a trailer.


Kincheloe man sentenced for Criminal Enterprise (2007-04-25)
He also pleaded guilty to being an habitual offender.


Soo man pleads to several crimes (2007-04-25)
The suspect allegedly broke into several area homes and autos.


Escanaba woman heads to prison for drug fraud (2007-04-25)
Officials say she filled prescriptions through several doctors.


Munising to make improvements (2007-04-25)
Officials want to highlight the area as a "gateway" community.


DNR reminds citizens to dispose of trash legally (2007-04-25)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding residents to dispose of trash legally.


Republic-Michigamme teachers to be laid off (2007-04-24)
Superintendent says the layoffs will give the district time to evaluate its finances.


Catholic schools to stay open (2007-04-24)
The Bishop's Task Force for the Marquette Diocese releases plan.


"DD's Drink For Free!" (2007-04-21)
Many bars have teamed up with the Americorps to encourage the use of designated drivers.


Beer samples may be available (2007-04-20)
Wisconsin residents may be able to sample beer products at their local liquor store.


Blueberry Festival artists needed (2007-04-20)
The Downtown Marquette Association is asking artists of all skill levels to enter in their poster design contest.


Two injured in Delta County stabbing (2007-04-20)
Officials say the men were in a fight at the time.


Medicine drop-off takes place Saturday (2007-04-20)
The Earth Keeper Clean Sweep targets prescription and OTC meds.


Ambulance driver won't be charged in Marquette County crash (2007-04-19)
The Marquette County Prosecutor's Office has reviewed the case.


NMU celebrates "Earth Month" (2007-04-19)
Several activities are planned to highlight environmental issues.


Bear hunting licence applications due soon (2007-04-19)
Michigan bear hunting licenses are due on May 15th.


Dalgliesh attorney to appeal (2007-04-19)
Says his client should have received a lesser sentence.


Doyle searches for alternative (2007-04-19)
Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle is hoping legislation will approve an alternative senior care prescription plan.


Dalgliesh sentenced (2007-04-18)
The man accused of murder for hire could spend 20 years in prison.


Olympic Week In America (2007-04-18)
The United States Olympic Education Center is inviting local educators to participate in a week dedicated to the games.


Fire destroys house in Forsyth Township (2007-04-18)
Officials say the fire began between the house and a sauna.


Officer of the Year named in Marquette County (2007-04-17)
A trooper from the State Police post in Negaunee is awarded the honor.


New U.S. Attorney named for Western District (2007-04-17)
Another temporary attorney has taken over the post, after Margaret Chiara was fired.


Infested wood harvested in Iron County (2007-04-17)
Officials are trying to save timber from the Jack Pine Bud Worm.


Calumet Post still closing (2007-04-17)
State officials say it's too expensive to lease the building.


National Walk At Lunch Day (2007-04-17)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Employees are encouraging Americans to stay healthy by staying active at work.


Accident claims life of man on Bois Blanc Island (2007-04-16)
Officials say equipment fell onto an employee with the timber industry.


Man bound over on child porn charges (2007-04-16)
Suspect is currently jailed for identity theft and not registering as a sex offender.


Troopers catch suspect stealing from cars (2007-04-16)
The subject may be linked to recent vehicle break-ins in the area.


Man dies in Iron Mountain fire (2007-04-16)
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


'No Child Left Inside Day' is declared (2007-04-14)
Govenor Jenifer Granholm has declared April 20th as 'No Child Left Inside Day.'


DNR has new website to obtain burn permits (2007-04-14)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has created a new website to help UP residents obtain burn permits.


Four arrested in Menominee drug bust (2007-04-13)
Several area agencies participated in executing search warrants.


Escanaba juvenile facility faces closure (2007-04-13)
Officials say privatization of the State juvenile facility system would shut it down.


Residents trying to save Merwin Creek campground (2007-04-13)
Manistique township officials want to lease the land from the State.


One injured in Negaunee rollover (2007-04-13)
Officials say icy and slushy road conditions was a factor.


Flavored Meth heads to Wisconsin (2007-04-12)
Officials say meth producers want to hook children on the drug.


Torch Lake Township hires new assessor (2007-04-12)
Move comes after previous assessor resigned last year.


Winter comes back to Michigan (2007-04-12)
Even though it's April, winter storm warnings abound.


Icebreakers finish season (2007-04-12)
Vessels have been busy breaking paths for other boats.


Emergency plan to stop virus passes (2007-04-10)
In Wisconsin news, an emergency plan to stop the spread of a fish killing f=virus has been okayed.


Camp Hosts needed (2007-04-10)
Michigan State Park officials are looking for volunteers to host Michigan Campgrounds.


U.P. man dies in Iraq (2007-04-09)
The Navy SEAL was the son of an Iron County judge.


Child dies in Luce County Fire (2007-04-09)
Officials say flames and heavy smoke prevented the child's rescue.


Marquette Diocese to release school plan (2007-04-09)
Details of which schools will be most affected by cuts will be revealed.


Bell Hospital appoints new CEO (2007-04-09)
A man with more than 20 years in the healthcare field has been selected.


Ishpeming woman sentenced for embezzlement (2007-04-06)
She'll spend some time in the Marquette County Jail.


Escanaba woman involved in accident (2007-04-06)
All passengers in vehicle were kept safe by child seats and safety belts.


SCHOOL CLOSURES (2007-04-05)
Here are the school closures for Thursday, April 5, 2007.


Wisconsin group hopes to acquire Ontonagon Memorial (2007-04-04)
Officials say the move could give the hospital better financial footing.


Pine Mountain Music Festival receives grants (2007-04-04)
The Pine Mountain music fextival has announced that it is receiving two grants


SCHOOL CLOSURES (2007-04-04)
The following schools are closed today, Wednesday, April 4, 2007.


Tech professor receives research grant (2007-04-04)
The money will be used to develop satellite thrusters.


DNR reminds ORV riders to stay off private property (2007-04-03)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is asking all off-road vehicle riders to stay off private property.


Marquette Police search for thief (2007-04-03)
Suspect entered a Marquette residence while the owner was gone.


Peterson headed to Circuit Court (2007-04-03)
He's charged with breaking into two area businesses.


Gervais to be arraigned in Circuit Court (2007-04-03)
He and a friend are charged with stealing a credit card.


House passes McDowell's Soo Lock resolution (2007-04-03)
The US House of Representatives has passed State Representativ Gary McDowell's resolution.


Lawmakers want heat off of Marinette Marine (2007-04-02)
Navy is accusing shipbuilding program of being over budget.


Forsyth Township may cut police force (2007-03-31)
Forsyth Township board members have voted to reduce the local police force.


House passes 2008 Budget (2007-03-31)
Representative Bart Stupak and the US House of Representatives have passed their blue print for the 2008 fiscal year.


Bill may affect forest industry (2007-03-31)
Memebers of the Michigan Forest Products Council are afraid the recent executive order by Jenifer Granholm will have negative effects on the forestry industry.


West Point Nomination Announced (2007-03-29)
Ross Fitting of Ironwood has been chosen to represent the state at West Point.


Motorcyclist injured in personal injury accident (2007-03-29)
A Bark River man has been injured in a run in with a deer.


Marquette and Alger counties team up (2007-03-29)
Marquette and Alger counties are working together to curb alcohol use in teens.


Two arrested for larceny, possesion (2007-03-28)
Two individuals have been arrested for the theft of precription pills.


Accidental gunshot injury (2007-03-28)
An accidental gun shot wound occurs during gun safety demonstration.


Stupak writes U.S. Forest Service (2007-03-28)
Congressman Bart Stupakis asking the U.S. Forest Service to consider a change in the 2007 fiscal year.


Regional jail discussed (2007-03-27)
The prospects of a regional jail was discussed this past Thursday in Escanaba.


Wells resident falls through ice (2007-03-26)
Scott Nault, 36, fell through the ice in Gladstone, Saturday.


NMU waiting for funding bill (2007-03-23)
Governor wants to separate three large colleges from funding mix.


DNR closes Merwin Creek Campground (2007-03-23)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has decided to close down the Merwin Creek campground permanently.


Arrest made in Pamida theft (2007-03-22)
Michigan State troopers have made an arrest regarding stolen merchandise at the Pamida store in Wetmore.


Layoffs affect U.P. State Police posts (2007-03-22)
A total of nine positions will be impacted by a reduction in force.


Dalgliesh pleads to lesser charge (2007-03-22)
Plea deal will limit the amount of time he will spend in prison.


Ishpeming boy shoots out car window (2007-03-22)
Officials say he used a pellet gun to shoot out the back window.


Richardson to get new lawyer (2007-03-22)
Prosecutor says defense lawyer talked to a government witness.


Bay faculty ratifies contract (2007-03-22)
College President says it's the quickest a contract's been ratified in a while.


One injured in Gladstone accident (2007-03-22)
Officers say the driver of a van was intoxicated at the time.


Troopers look into vehicle thefts (2007-03-21)
Officers say someone broke the windows of two cars and took money.


Schoolcraft County man shoots himself in the chest (2007-03-21)
Officials say the gunshot wound was inflicted intentionally.


Williams pleads in murder-for-hire case (2007-03-21)
She allegedly tried to get a Newberry inmate to kill her husband.


Chassell man sentenced for robbery attempt (2007-03-21)
He's also accused of leading police on a backwoods chase.


University tuition in Michigan rises sharply (2007-03-20)
Higher state mandates and utility costs are driving tuition up.


Tribe trial delayed by appeal (2007-03-20)
Trial of former Soo Tribe chairman has been delayed.


Ishpeming man bound over for CSC (2007-03-20)
He's charged with two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct.


Gogebic County receives grant (2007-03-20)
The US Department of Agriculture has awarded Gogebic County with a rural development grant.


Watercraft registration due March 31st (2007-03-20)
Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land says that Michigan watercraft renewal is due by March 31st.


Stupak meets with Canadian official regarding Great Lakes (2007-03-20)
Common issues like invasive species control were discussed.


NICE District offers facilities (2007-03-19)
School officials say the buildings are for public use.


Marquette moves forward with Founder's Landing (2007-03-19)
Officials are negotiating a sale price with a Minnesota developer.


Snowman to burn at LSSU (2007-03-19)
Students will torch the snowman as a method of welcoming Spring.


Daggett Township man arrested for drugs, littering (2007-03-19)
A littering complaint leads to the discovery of marijuana.


Calumet resident arrested for stealing van (2007-03-19)
Officials say he also took an ATV from a local garage.


UP Diabetes Outreach Network offers online workshop (2007-03-16)
The Upper Peninsula Diabetes Outreach Network is offering an online workshop for those suffering from type-2 diabetes.


House of Representatives passes Stupak Amendment (2007-03-16)
The United States House of Representatives has passed Congressman Bart Stupak's latest bill.


Man sentenced for stealing copper (2007-03-16)
Subject had intended to sell the material as scrap.


Radios improve law enforcement communication (2007-03-16)
New digital equipment will allow all agencies to speak to each other.


IRS warns taxpayers of fraud (2007-03-16)
The Internal Revenue Service is advising all taxpayers to be careful of internet fraud.


Theft suspects head to Circuit Court (2007-03-16)
Two people are charged with stealing and trying to use a credit card.


Be aware of severe weather (2007-03-15)
National Weather Service says people with NOAA Weather Radios will be warned first.


Chippewa County Airport gets funds (2007-03-15)
Money will be used to make various improvements to the airport.


USOEC weightlifters win medals (2007-03-15)
Three United States Olympic Education athletes take home nine medals.


DNR to discuss land consolidation (2007-03-15)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will be holding a public meeting in Schoolcraft and Alger counties regarding land consolidation.


DNR reminds ice fishermen to remove shanties. (2007-03-15)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding all ice fishermen to remove shanties on Michigan waters.


One buck option opposed. (2007-03-15)
The Michigan Natural Resources Commission has voted against the 'one buck' option.


Type-2 Diabetes patients asked to participate in study (2007-03-15)
Patients affected by type-2 diabetes are being asked by Stanford University to participate in an online study.


Fire damages Escanaba business (2007-03-15)
Firefighters say the blaze may have started in the electrical system.


Wolves still to be managed (2007-03-15)
Officials say it won't be open season on wolves in the state.


DNR creates advisory council (2007-03-14)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has created an advisory council.


Cleavland Cliffs announce a delay in filing annual report (2007-03-14)
Cleveland Cliffs Incorporated has announced a delay in filing its annual report for fiscal year 2006.


Sault Tribe meets with lawmakers (2007-03-13)
Board will discuss Indian issues with federal officials.


DNR adds boat access sites. (2007-03-13)
The Department of Natural Resources ias adding nine new boating sites to both state parks and recreational areas.


Man arrested for B&Es (2007-03-13)
Officials say he's connected to two break-ins in the Marquette area.


No plan yet for Marquette Twp. land (2007-03-13)
Officials are waiting for purchasers to file deeds.


Michigan Tech to recieve grants. (2007-03-13)
U.S. Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announce Michigan Tech is to receive DURIP grants.


Marquette teen injured in two-vehicle accident (2007-03-13)
Law enforcement believe he may have fallen asleep at the wheel.


Michigamme man dies in snowmobile accident (2007-03-12)
Officials say speed was most likely a factor in the accident.


Arrests made in Gogebic County drug raid (2007-03-12)
Two Illinois men are arrested for possesssion of cocaine and marijuana.


Canadian company eyes U.P. for sulfide mines (2007-03-12)
Calgary-based company wants to conduct several drilling operations.


Pigs-N-Heat fundraiser (2007-03-09)
The annual Pigs-N-Heat Fire Relief Fundraiser is coming up on March 12th.


Secretary of State speaks to boaters (2007-03-09)
Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land is asking all Michigan boaters to be the eyes and ears of our country.


NMU students targeted for downloading (2007-03-09)
The Recording Industry Association of America threatens to sue.


8-18 Media: "Dog Tales" (2007-03-09)
Claire Smith and Chelsea Parrish talk about a young musher.


MTU engaged in unfair labor practices (2007-03-09)
Judge rules officials must bargain with Tech chapter of AAUP.


Two arrested for stealing credit card (2007-03-09)
Two people have been arrested for stealing and using a credit card in the Marquette area.


Delta County wants to keep walleye title (2007-03-09)
Officials say they've been the Walleye Capitol of the World for several years.


Marquette chefs fight domestic violence (2007-03-08)
All proceeds from a dinner will go to the Harbor House.


LSCP wants artists for project (2007-03-08)
Officials are looking for art that interprets the history of iron mining.


U.P. fire departments get funds (2007-03-08)
The money will be used for firefighter safety programs.


University presidents seek secure funding (2007-03-07)
Officials from three U.P. schools testify at State Capitol.


Big Bay condo project clear to begin (2007-03-07)
Officials say that a final hurdle has been cleared.


Environmentalists want DEQ practices to change (2007-03-06)
Failure to include critical reports has grassroots groups up in arms.


Use caution on ice (2007-03-06)
The United States Coast Guard is asking that recreators use caution when out on the Great Lakes.


Break-in at Jasper Ridge Brewery (2007-03-06)
Police say the suspect took an undetermined amount of cash.


Strategic plan for Catholic schools (2007-03-06)
Bishop Alexander Sample and his 'Task Force for Catholic Schools' released their rough draft for the future of Catholic schools.


Negaunee crash injures two (2007-03-06)
One of the drivers is at fault for failing to yield


Skandia accident kills two (2007-03-06)
A Delta County ambulance slams into a stopped tractor-trailer.


Shipbuilding problems could threaten local project (2007-03-05)
Legislators are asking the Navy to quickly deal with problems.


Negaunee business given research contract (2007-03-05)
Business will cooperate with Michigan Technological University.


Staying indoors riskier for accidents (2007-03-05)
Marquette Fire Department urging people to use caution while homebound.


Stupak honored by health group (2007-03-05)
Organization says the Menominee Democrat consistently helps his rural constituents.


NMU hires new volleyball coach (2007-03-02)
Northern Michigan University announces that it has hired a new head volly ball coach.


Man charged in Pictured Rocks death (2007-03-01)
Thomas Richardson is accused of murdering his wife to collect on life insurance.


Monument salesman in Wausau enters digital age (2007-03-01)
A wausau monument company is now selling "Serenity Panel," a digital tribute to the deceased.


DNR decides against price increase (2007-03-01)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has decided not to increase the price of state hunting and fishing licenses.


Negaunee seeks wastewater deal (2007-03-01)
Officials hope to come to an agreement with township and KBIC.


Man lands plane on M-28 (2007-03-01)
No injuries were reported, and officials say traffic was light.


Gwinn voters defeat school issue (2007-02-28)
The proposal on Tuesday's ballot was nixed by an almost two-to-one margin.


City of Marquette considers Founders Landing developer (2007-02-28)
Committee says Minneapolis group is best for the job.


Iron Mountain creates plan for City Park (2007-02-27)
City Manager says the deer pen can be put to better uses.


Passports-to-go (2007-02-27)
Michigan residents who hope to travel this upcoming year are encouraged to look into the statewide "Passports-to-go" program.


Powell Township fire destroys house (2007-02-27)
No injuries were reported, but family pets were lost.


Check to protect (2007-02-27)
State Senator MIke Prusi is asking Michigan taxpayers to protect children from child abuse by donating on their tax form.


Manistique woman dies in crash (2007-02-27)
Officials say icy road conditions were a factor in the accident.


Keweenaw National Historical Park relocates headquarters (2007-02-27)
The Keweenaw National Historical Park headquarters is relocating to dowtown Calumet so that the old building can be remodled.


Residents vote on local issues Tuesday (2007-02-26)
Voters will decide millages and school bond proposals.


Man dies in Gogebic County snowmobile accident (2007-02-26)
Police say speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in the accident.


Man jailed for causing, then fleeing, accident (2007-02-26)
Subject is charged with driving under the influence, among others.


Marquette woman accused of embezzlement (2007-02-23)
Police say she stole money from a local gas station.


Escanaba DDA looks to future (2007-02-23)
Officials want to establish a "retail corridor" downtown.


Positions open on Marquette committees (2007-02-23)
Marquette residents can help shape the direction of the city.


LSSU Board of Trustees gets new members (2007-02-23)
Governor Jennifer Granholm has appointed two new members to the Lake Superior State University Board of Trustees.


Ski jumping this weekend in Ishpeming (2007-02-23)
Ski jumpers from around the country will participate.


Stupak introduces legislation to control cormorant population (2007-02-23)
Congressman Bart Stupak has introduced legislation which would control the cormorant population.


DNR asks hunters to complete survey (2007-02-23)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is asking deer hunters to partcipate in an online survery


CCI sets records (2007-02-23)
Officials say 2006 was the best year ever for the company.


State Police anticipate layoffs (2007-02-22)
Troopers union president says he might have a solution.


Three candidates chosen for F.U. president (2007-02-22)
Two currently serve at the University, and one is from Minnesota.


LSCP hosts Entrepreneur Week (2007-02-22)
The nationwide event is meant to help new businesses get the information they need.


Drug bust in Skandia (2007-02-21)
Warrants are pending against one of the home's residents.


NMU holding its own (2007-02-21)
Governor Granholm's proposed budget doesn't hurt the university.


Dalgliesh plea deal rejected (2007-02-21)
Circuit Court judge says sentence isn't tough enough.


EPA steps in on sulfide mine project (2007-02-21)
Federal officials have decided the Kennecott project needs federal oversight.


Stupak introduces health insurance legislation (2007-02-20)
Legislation would prevent health insurance discrimination against recreation enthusiasts.


UPPCO works on plans to rebuild Silver Lake (2007-02-20)
UPPCO needs to amend its license in order to move ahead.


Ohio man dies in Alger County snowmobile accident (2007-02-20)
Officials say he was not riding on a trail marked for snowmobiles.


Man injured in Ishpeming Township snowmobile accident (2007-02-19)
Man doesn't remember what happened, as he was knocked unconscious.


Numerous accidents reported in Gogebic County this weekend (2007-02-19)
Officials say they happened along a stretch of US-2.


One injured in Sands Township crash (2007-02-19)
Officials say the accident occurred at a crossing for the U.P. 200.


Wisconsin man wins UP 200 (2007-02-19)
Race officials say for the first time, he led for the duration.


Wisconsin woman wins Jack Pine 30 (2007-02-19)
This was the fifth year for the trophy-class race.


Two injured in Ontonagon County snowmobile accident (2007-02-19)
Sleds going in opposite directions crash on top of a hill.


Downstate woman injured in snowmobile accident (2007-02-19)
Woman says she hit a small stump on the edge of the trail.


Wisonsin residents not claiming refund (2007-02-18)
Many of those filing their income taxes are forgetting to claim a certain refund.


Musher drops out of race (2007-02-17)
Matt Gross says his young dogs were spooked from the start as he pulled them from 18th running of the UP200 dog sled race Saturday afternoon. Gross, who was the first team out of the shoot Friday night says the large crowds spooked his inexperienced dogs. He's pleased with how they performed.


Half Way Check Point for 2007 UP 200 Sled Dog Race (2007-02-17)
Lake effect snow not slowing down UP 200 mushers as they reach the half-way check point at Grand Marais, Michigan


UP 200 at the Carp River Friday Night (2007-02-17)
The UP 200 and Midnight Run races intersect at the Carp River where fans wait to cheer them on.


UP 200 Friday Night Pre-Race (2007-02-17)
We're just hours away from the start of the 2007 U.P. 200 which takes off from downtown Marquette.


Musher drops out of race (2007-02-17)
Matt Gross says his young dogs were spooked from the start as he pulled them from 18th running of the UP200 dog sled race Saturday afternoon. Gross, who was the first team out of the shoot Friday night says the large crowds spooked his inexperienced dogs. He's pleased with how they performed.


U-W Marinette developing shipbuilding software (2007-02-16)
Training on the software is the first of its kind in the nation.


Secretary of State encourages residents to vote (2007-02-16)
35 counties will vote February 27th on issues affecting Michigan schools.


Jack Pine 30 to start Saturday morning (2007-02-16)
The smallest of this weekend's three races currently has 31 teams.


Yurt now avaliable at Craig Lake State Park (2007-02-16)
Mongolian style structure will offer warmth and comfort.


UP 200 (2007-02-16)


Marquette man arrested for child abuse (2007-02-15)
Victim told his friends, who alerted school officials.


Salmonella found in Marquette County peanut butter (2007-02-15)
Officials say the recall includes Peter Pan and Great Value brands.


NMU hires new provost (2007-02-14)
New person replaces Fred Joyal, who will focus on economic development.


Lottery scam making the rounds in the Soo (2007-02-14)
Authorities say victims should not cash the enclosed checks, which are fake.


Midwest leaving smaller U.P. airports (2007-02-14)
The airline says it will be more profitable by pulling out.


Stupak introduces bills to honor fallen troops (2007-02-14)
The legislation would consistently lower flags and let families receive remains at nearby airports.


Downstate man dies in snowmobile accident (2007-02-13)
Authorities believe alcohol was a factor in the accident.


Munising accident claims one life (2007-02-13)
Police say the 17-year-old driver lost control on icy roads.


Tech's Forestry program ranked 4th in nation (2007-02-13)
Rankings of 354 institutions was performed by a national consulting firm.


UP 200 race plans getting into high gear (2007-02-13)
Race officials are dotting their Is and crossing their Ts.


Bush cuts could hurt Native children (2007-02-13)
Lawmaker says the attempt to bring parity to Native communities will be thwarted.


One injured in Negaunee accident (2007-02-12)
One of the drivers was cited for Failure to Yield.


UPSET busts Marquette house (again) (2007-02-12)
Detectives say it's the second time it's happened in the past four years.


Hancock holds sustainability forum (2007-02-12)
Officials say alternative energy needs to be explored.


Governor Granholm answers caller questions on Public Radio 90 (2007-02-12)
Governor will host a statewide call-in program from Lansing.


Dropped Musher (2007-02-09)


Teens nationwide warned about dating violence (2007-02-08)
Teens and supporting organizations across the country are observing National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Week through Friday, February 9th.


NMU to host event to prep parents for college financing (2007-02-08)
Financial aid counselors will be on hand to help students fill out Free Application for Federal Student Aid forms.


Stupak intiates FDA investigation (2007-02-08)
He says the aim of the inquiry is to make sure the process is going as quickly as possible so that prescription drugs are affordable for all Americans.


Allen introduces bill to give tax credit for food donations (2007-02-08)
Senator Jason Allen, who sponsored the bill, says donations to food banks should be treated the same as donations to other charities.


Two named to NMU Board of Trustees (2007-02-07)
The appointments are made to fill two expired terms.


Bush Administration Cuts Budget (2007-02-07)
Michigan's federal budget cuts Medicaid assistance by $173 million.


Grand Marias (2007-02-07)


Michigan Residents Search Elsewhere for Employment (2007-02-07)
Three in ten Michigan residents expect they will have to leave the state.


Natural gas prices down; consumers see savings (2007-02-07)
The Michigan Public Service Commission says most utilities in the state will charge less in February than they did in January due to a drop in natural gas prices.


Anti-war group formed in response to call for more troops (2007-02-07)
Group member Kim Donaldson says the group will help participants learn how to effectively voice their opinions.


Anti-war group formed in response to call for more troops (2007-02-07)
Group member Kim Donaldson says the group will help participants learn how to effectively voice their opinions.


Menominee schools to request millage (2007-02-07)
Superintendent Carol Swingle says limited state funding and decreased enrollment were the deciding factors.


U.P. temperatures below average due to polar air (2007-02-06)
Meteorologist Matt Zika says daytime temperatures in the Upper Peninsula are about 20-30 degrees below average.


Isle Royale seeks artist-in-residence (2007-02-06)
Professional artists of all modes are encouraged to apply.


Firefighter grants to be explained in February workshops (2007-02-06)
Department of Homeland Security officials say changes have been made to program.


No definite plans for Republic Mine property (2007-02-06)
Republic Mountain Lake LLC owner Roger Crimmins has hired an engineering firm to evaluate the property.


Marquette Police search for snowmobile thieves (2007-02-06)
Officers say the machines were taken out of residents' yards.


Iron Mountain downtown sees renovation opportunity (2007-02-06)
City Manager John Marquart says the Michigan State Housing Development Authority is matching 50% of funds up to $200,000 for businesses to repair their fa ades.


SCHOOL CLOSINGS/DELAYS FOR 2/6/07 (2007-02-06)
Here is a list of schools that are closed or delayed due to the cold.


Powell Township house fire leaves resident unscathed (2007-02-06)
Powell Township firefighters were called to the house at about 2 a.m. where they found the house fully engulfed in flames.


Cow Manure Used to Produce Electricity (2007-02-06)
Agricultural officials are researching the profitability of cow manure.


2007 U.P. 200 Takes Off (2007-02-06)
More than 200 dog sled teams are set to participate in this year's U.P. 200 which takes off tonight from downtown Marquette


Marquette County Health Department promotes heart health awareness (2007-02-06)
Health department officials say diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure are three major risk factors for heart problems.


Crane Survives Florida Storm (2007-02-06)
One young whooping crane lived through a storm that killed 17 other cranes.


Strategic plan for Catholic schools to be discussed (2007-02-06)
Officials will talk about where schools in the Marquette Diocese are heading.


NMU affected by state domestic partner ruling (2007-02-05)
Northern is one of a few universities in the state that offers same-sex benefits.


SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR 2/5/07 (2007-02-05)
Here is a list of schools that are closed because of cold weather.


LSSU building evacuated Friday (2007-02-05)
Officials say a bottle of a cleaning acid was potentially unsafe.


8-18 Media: Happy Birthday, AuTrain-Onota! (2007-02-03)
Young journalists talk about how important the small school is to the community.


UPPCO to hold meeting about Silver Lake (2007-02-02)
Officials say they want to keep the public informed on the process.


Great Lakes Contracts Fish Disease (2007-02-02)
A fish-killing virus is creeping toward Lake Michigan.


Granholm Considers Kevorkian Release Request (2007-02-02)
Michigan's governor is still considering Kevorkian's early release request.


Germfask to receive water funding (2007-02-02)
Money will be used to purchase water infrastructure.


Midnight Run (2007-02-02)


Midnight Run (2007-02-02)


Connecticut Suspends Mortgage Firm (2007-02-01)
The Connecticut Department of Banking has suspended the lending license of mortgage firm.


Michigan Approves Cabel Agreement (2007-02-01)
Michigan regulators have approved a form of cable tv franchise agreements.


Michigan Protects Against HPV (2007-01-31)
Michigan is trying to get women vaccinated against cervical cancer.


Fire damages Marquette home (2007-01-31)
Firefighters say the blaze was limited to the kitchen.


Michigan Prepares for Snowmobile Race (2007-01-31)
Michigan drivers have begun preparation for the International 500 Snowmobile Race.


UPDON warns diabetics about heart disease (2007-01-31)
Studies say diabetics are more likely to have heart attacks and strokes.


Marquette Diocese may close churches (2007-01-30)
The Diocese says a lack of priests is to blame for the decision.


Marquette County tourism lagging (2007-01-30)
Winter events like the Noquemanon help some, but not enough.


Logs fall off truck in Negaunee Township (2007-01-30)
Driver is cited for having an Insecure Load/Spilling onto the Highway.


Snowmobile parts stolen in Ontonagon County (2007-01-29)
Officers say the incidents happened at two area motels.


Three injured in Gogebic County accident (2007-01-29)
Officials say the accident involved two cars and a county plow.


Humane Society participates in "Spay Day" (2007-01-29)
Event is an effort to reduce the overpopulation of pets.


Regional jail a real possibility (2007-01-29)
County administrators are in the preliminary stage of discussions.


Michigan Discusses Privitizing Lottery (2007-01-29)
Michigan lawmakers and administrators are talking about leasing or selling the state lottery to a private company.


8-18 Media: Not Just for Breakfast (2007-01-28)
8-18 Media from 1/28/07, about a young Marquette band.


Delphi Could Prolong Union Talks (2007-01-26)
Delphi's union talks may go beyond their January 31st deadline.


Errant driver in last fall's police chase sentenced (2007-01-26)
22-year-old Timothy Supanich was the driver of a vehicle in a police chase on U.S. 41 that ended in a crash in September.


Seney refuge losing funding (2007-01-26)


Doyle proposes smoking ban and tobacco tax increase (2007-01-26)
Governor Jim Doyle calls his plan a broad assault on tobacco.


Break-in suspect receives jail time (2007-01-26)
25-year-old Derek Lentz pleaded guilty to Breaking and Entering with Intent' following a November incident at Buck's Party Store


Abortion opponents fear amendment challenge could open floodgates (2007-01-26)
Amendment sponsor Senator Jon Erpenbach says his amendment has nothing to do with abortion.


Rise in Teen Car Crashes (2007-01-26)
A new study reports that distractions are fueling teen car crashes.


Marquette, Alger counties best for youth (2007-01-25)
It's the second year the counties have been honored for youth programs.


Menominee County soldier injured in Iraq (2007-01-25)
A bomb exploded under his Humvee this week in Baghdad.


UP 200 draws in two big names (2007-01-25)
Department of Natural Resources Director Rebecca Humphries and New York Giants kicker Jay Feely will both take part in the weekend's events.


Foster families needed in U.P. (2007-01-25)


Mesaba Files Reorganization Plan (2007-01-24)
Mesaba Aviation has filed its reorganization plan, formalizing its arrangement to become a subsidiary of Northwest Airlines.


Man leads Ishpeming Police on high-speed chase (2007-01-24)
Officers say he fled even when his tires were deflated.


Two injured in Palmer snowmobile accident (2007-01-24)
Officers say the snowmobile was not registered to the juvenile driver.


Hmong leaders praise Wisconsin officials' handling of hunter's slaying (2007-01-24)
The January 5th murder of Cha Vang in Marinette County is thought by some to be racially motivated.


Labor Department offers mine safety training grants (2007-01-24)


MTU to open childcare center (2007-01-24)
An early summer opening is anticipated, and the university community will have the first opportunity to take advantage of openings in the center.


Levin critical of State of Union speech (2007-01-24)


Escanaba may switch to automated trash removal (2007-01-23)
City manager Jim O'Toole says the administration has proposed the change, which would only need two people instead of six to take care of garbage collection for the city.


Environmental coalition to award educational grant (2007-01-23)
Educators, museums and non-profit organizations are eligible for the grant funding for a variety of topics, including forestry management and watershed studies.


Extension for universities to comply with Proposal 2 denied (2007-01-23)
The University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Michigan State University say they are attempting to comply with the measure, which was approved in November.


Michigan Has High Imprisonment Rates (2007-01-23)
Michigan has the 11th highest incarceration rate in the United States.


Michigan Lighthouses Go Dark (2007-01-23)
The number of lighthouses in the nation has dropped from 2,300 in the late 1800s to 600 today.


State mails unemployment benefits forms (2007-01-23)


Negaunee power rates to increase (2007-01-23)


USOEC speedskaters win two medals (2007-01-23)


NMU has new volleyball coach (2007-01-23)
He has been named "Coach of the Year" three times.


Juveniles arrested for Munising B&E (2007-01-23)
Police have recovered two of three stolen firearms.


DNR officers rescue snowmobilers from icy lake (2007-01-23)


Suspects caught stealing in Marquette Township (2007-01-23)
Troopers say they were taking the items from vehicles in the area.


Stupak re-introduces oil trade regulation legislation (2007-01-23)
He says consumers are paying for speculation and market manipulation.


Keweenaw Co. receives Lodge construction loan (2007-01-23)


Wisconsin man dies on Ontonagon County highway (2007-01-22)
Whiteout conditions force truck and trailer into oncoming traffic.


Catholic Charities to close Ironwood office (2007-01-22)
Officials say the lack of health insurance in the area has forced the move.


Rate hikes could hasten end for Empire, Tilden mines (2007-01-22)


Illinois man injured in snowmobile accident (2007-01-22)
Officers say quick action by other riders saved the man from further injury.


Trout Creek man cited for hitting snowmobiler (2007-01-22)
Police say the two men were racing their sleds at the time.


UPSET searches Ishpeming drug house (2007-01-22)
Detectives say several warrants are pending against suspects.


USPS to hold passport acceptance office during Winter Carnival (2007-01-22)


Sault Tribe to hold secretarial election (2007-01-22)


Noquemanon Ski Marathon shortened due to warm weather (2007-01-22)


Snowmobiler dies in Houghton County (2007-01-22)
The Minnesota man is struck while trying to cross the highway.


8-18 Media (2007-01-21)
8-18 Media for Sunday, 1-21-07, featuring a commentary about the fire that destroyed "231 House of Muses" in Marquette.


Operation Action U.P. announces excellence award winners (2007-01-20)


Wisconsin vets gather to learn about Gulf War syndrome (2007-01-19)
One researcher says new information links the syndrome to neurological damage caused by chemical weapons and pesticides.


Menominee man sentenced for CSC (2007-01-19)
He's charged with sexually assaulting a minor in Alger County.


Natural resources grant applications available (2007-01-19)


House bill would lower student loan interest rates (2007-01-19)
Bart Stupak says bill would benefit 5.5 million students.


Pictured Rocks open to snowmobilers (2007-01-19)


Drug bust in Delta County (2007-01-19)
UPSET conducts search warrant on drug house in the city.


Man injured in Marquette County snowmobile accident (2007-01-19)
Deputies warn snowmobilers trail system may have bare spots.


LSCP seeks items for UP 200 participants (2007-01-19)
The bags are prepared annually for Sled Dog Championship participants using donated items that the mushers can use.


Heikki Lunta Winter Festival continues this weekend (2007-01-19)


Tribe requests ruling on embezzlement case (2007-01-19)


Passports soon necessary to cross border (2007-01-19)
Beginning January 23rd, air travelers will need a passport to cross the U.S. border. The new regulations do not yet affect those who cross the border by land.


Stupak tapped as Assistant Democratic Whip (2007-01-19)


SHARE network expands access to workforce development (2007-01-18)


Ishpy schools struggle to maintain students' technical training (2007-01-18)
Superintendent Stephen Piereson says that computer instruction begins in kindergarten and continues through grade twelve in Ishpeming schools.


Michigan gets failing grades in tobacco prevention report (2007-01-18)
It's estimated that 14,000 Michigan residents die each year due to tobacco use, and an additional 2,000 die from exposure to secondhand smoke.


Wisconsin tribe purchases data services company (2007-01-18)
The tribe's business development corporation executive Kip Ritchie says all Advancia employees will retain their jobs.


Stabenow outlines goals for next congress (2007-01-16)


Three-car accident hospitalizes Ishpeming man (2007-01-16)


A Forum For Children's Issues (2007-01-13)
Upper Peninsula candidates for the November 2006 election answer questions related to the welfare of children.


Kennecott mine plan approved (2007-01-10)
The DEQ has preliminarily approved the application for the sulfide mine.


Several arrested in Delta County for drugs (2007-01-10)
Arrests come after a year of investigation by UPSET.


Poetry Month- E Walter (2007-01-09)


Poetry Month- S McKenzie (2007-01-09)


Touchy landing for Houghton flight (2007-01-09)
No one was injured in the possible landing gear malfunction.


Marquette man arrested for cocaine possession (2007-01-09)
The suspect was wanted on various other criminal charges.


DEQ expected to make mine decision Tuesday (2007-01-09)
Officials to indicate if a sulfide mine may be constructed on the Yellow Dog Plains.


Petitions available for Gwinn School seats (2007-01-09)
Two four-year terms are available in the next school election.


Poetry Month- M Maki (2007-01-09)


Poetry Month- B Matherne #2 (2007-01-09)


Poetry Month- B Matherne (2007-01-09)


Poetry Month- E Walter #2 (2007-01-09)


Poetry Month- A Hummell (2007-01-09)


Doors, Doors, Doors! (2007-01-09)


Fire damages Marquette building (2007-01-08)
The popular music venue will have to find another location.


Record enrollment at NMU (2007-01-08)
The University now has the most undergraduates in its history.


delicate balance (2007-01-06)


Vigil commemorates 3000th serviceman killed in Iraq (2007-01-04)


LSSU releases banished words of 2006 (2007-01-04)


Edison Sault increases rates (2007-01-04)


MTU Archives offering research grants (2007-01-04)


CCI sells Republic mine (2007-01-04)
Officials are not saying who bought the property, or for how much.


Chocolay F.D. receives grant money (2007-01-04)


U.P. Children's Museum program to help families with memberships (2007-01-04)


Granholm appoints new budget director (2007-01-03)


Iron River resident arrested for having child sexually abusive material (2007-01-03)
The name of the suspect is not being released at this time.


Noquemanon Trail Network raising money for improvements (2007-01-03)


A New Boys' Choir (2007-01-03)


E-mail notification now part of Public Sex Offender Registry (2007-01-03)


UPPCO installs call-in number for info on Ontonagon River flows (2007-01-03)


U.P. counties awarded federal emergency food and shelter funding (2007-01-03)


Alzeimer's program seeks to keep patients at home (2007-01-03)


U.P. fire departments receive federal funds (2007-01-03)


Snowmobilers asked to steer clear of grouse burrows (2007-01-03)