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Judge deliberates in North Wind case - Mining Journal
MARQUETTE - U.S. District Court Judge R. Allen Edgar decided to take time to deliberate before ruling on the request for a preliminary injunction to retain The North Wind Journalistic Adviser Cheryl Reed in her position.
Arguments in North Wind suit heard today - Mining Journal
MARQUETTE - A preliminary U.S. District Court hearing today is expected to decide whether an injunctive request, that The North Wind journalistic adviser Cheryl Reed be retained in her position, has merit to proceed to trial.
Vivian C. Malette - Mining Journal
HARVEY, MI. - Vivian C. Malette, age 92, of 200 Karen Road, Harvey, entered eternal life Saturday evening, June 26, 2015, in the loving comforting care of her family and caregivers of U.P. Home Health and Hospice.
Patricia A. Nelson - Mining Journal
ISHPEMING, MI. Patricia A. Nelson, age 71, longtime Ishpeming resident passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at the Marquette Co. Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming. Patricia was under the loving care of her family the Staff at MCMCF and the Upper Peninsula ...
Evelyn Marie Bashaw - Mining Journal
MUNISING, MI. - Evelyn Marie Bashaw, age 88, of Munising, died early Saturday afternoon, June 27, 2015 at the Tendercare Health Center in Munising. Visitation will be held at the Bowerman Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A ...
Kathy Richards - Mining Journal
ISHPEMING, MI. Kathy Richards, age 58, of 14350 Co Rd CD, Ishpeming, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015 at her home. She was in the loving care of her family and the Upper Peninsula Home Health and Hospice at the time of her death.
All you need is love : Marriage honored in latest court ruling - Mining Journal
"The history of marriage is one of both continuity and change," stated the opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court Friday in support of gay marriage. Isn't that the truth? Not just about marriage, but about every social construct the human race has ever borne.
Bridge testing continues - Mining Journal
The Portage Lake Lift Bridge, which connects Houghton and Hancock in Houghton County, has recently gone through some updates. Continued testing has caused some unexpected delays for drivers in recent days and will continue intermittently.?This photo was ...
Woodstack ROCKS - Mining Journal
CHOCOLAY- Summer is the time of music festivals and for the Upper Peninsula music scene there is a new contender on the circuit, Woodstack Music Festival which was held at the Gitche Gumee RV Park in Chocolay Township Thursday through Saturday. Three ...
Copper Country electric - Mining Journal
L'ANSE - While most Copper Country households pay some of the highest electric rates in the nation, residents in L'Anse and Baraga pay just a fraction of the cost to keep the lights on. That's because those villages have municipal utilities that save money ...
Electric contracts a long-term commitment - Mining Journal
L'ANSE - The L'Anse and Baraga village electric utilities are already committed to buying their power from WPPI Energy through 2037, as are the other 49 member utilities that use the wholesaler to increase their buying power. But when WPPI General Counsel ...
Senior center trip space available - Mining Journal
NEGAUNEE - The Negaunee Senior Center has seats available on two upcoming trips, which serve as major fundraisers for senior services in the Negaunee area. The Shades of Ireland and Northern Ireland tour is set for Oct. 22 through Nov. 3. Cost starts at $ ...
Delta County jobless rate increases in May - Mining Journal
ESCANABA - Delta County's jobless rate edged up in May, according to statistics released by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget. Delta County's unemployment rate was 6.7 percent in May, up from 6.4 percent the previous month.
Police Log - Mining Journal
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries ...
Need a ride? - Mining Journal
SAN FRANCISCO - Sacha Simmons used to dread taking a taxi to her high school or someplace else to hang out with her teenage friends when her parents weren't around to give her a ride. Sometimes, the cab drivers wouldn't show up or, when they did, they were ...