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County Road 601 wildfire nearly contained - Mining Journal
REPUBLIC - Michigan Department of Natural Resources firefighters and crews from township volunteer fire departments returned to the line around the County Road 601 wildfire Friday after a morning briefing in Ishpeming Township.
Blues defeat Esky, keep title hopes alive - Mining Journal
ESCANABA - During the high school baseball season, Hunter Garling hit a solo home run in extra innings against Muskegon Oakridge to send the Gladstone Braves to the state semifinals. Yesterday, Garling's home run heroics were on display again, as he hit a ...
Ishpeming to hand out equipment - Mining Journal
ISHPEMING - Football equipment will be handed out for Ishpeming High School football players on Thursday, August 6, at the football locker rooms at the Ishpeming Playgrounds. Varsity players are to report at 9 a.m. and JV players at 9:30 a.m.
Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years - Mining Journal
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it - and in the span of just 14 years.
NMU skiing signs assistant coach - Mining Journal
MARQUETTE - Northern Michigan University head Nordic skiing coach Sten Fjeldheim has announced the hiring of Shane MacDowell as assistant coach. MacDowell joins NMU after being an assistant coach at Green Mountain Valley School for the past year where he ...
Federal judge suggests court date - Mining Journal
NEW YORK (AP) - The federal judge handling Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension strongly suggested the New England quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appear in court on Aug. 12 and 19.
U18 coed playoff champs - Mining Journal
The Yellow team won the playoff championship for the Under-18 coed division in the Recreational League of the Superiorland Soccer Association the weekend of July 17-19 at the Kaufman Sports Complex in Marquette. The Yellow team defeated Neon Green in the ...
Mine requests lease from Michigan - Mining Journal
MARQUETTE - Eagle Mine has requested a direct development metallic mineral lease from the state of Michigan covering a 40-acre parcel of land about 2 miles west of the mine located in Michigamme Township.
Medicare milestone - Mining Journal
MARQUETTE - With rally signs in hand, several dozen Medicare supporters and recipients celebrated the 50-year anniversary of its passage into law Thursday morning while also asking U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Cystal Falls, for his help.
Cirque da U.P.: Little circus, big time act - Mining Journal
HOUGHTON - Michigan Technological University graduates probably aren't the most likely candidates to run off and join the circus. So former Husky athletes Bob and Trish Evans didn't. They started their own, instead. On Thursday, the Evans brought their act ...
Crawford sentenced for breaking and entering - Mining Journal
MARQUETTE - Jessica Crawford, 33, of Negaunee, was sentenced Thursday in Marquette County District Court to 64 days in jail, with credit for 64 days already served on a misdemeanor charge of breaking and entering without the owner's permission. Crawford ...
Fed up with dad’s bullying behavior - Mining Journal
Dear Annie: My father has been a bully for as long as I can remember. He has unending excuses for his behavior, but the bottom line is, he thinks nothing of browbeating people to get what he wants, sometimes to the point of being cruel. He never sees it as ...
New at Peter White Public Library - Mining Journal
Jan Karon fans who love Mitford will be pleased to see the 10th novel in the successful Father Tim series Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good has arrived at PWPL. Five years after retirement, Father Tim finds that retirement is not that exciting. He ...
Boy found safe after being lost on Pine River - Mining Journal
FLORENCE, Wis. - A 10-year-old Hortonville, Wisconsin, boy was found safe Wednesday after being lost in the area of Meyers Falls on the Pine River for several hours. Florence County Sheriff Jeff Rickaby said his department received a report of a missing ...
Ceviche and shrimp cocktail join at last - Mining Journal
Growing up North Carolina where seafood is plentiful, I tended to take shrimp in summer for granted. It was just a delicious part of life. And even though I moved away, I've never lost my taste for summer seafood, particularly shrimp. It is one of my ...