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Smith gets outstanding award - Mining Journal
Marquette -?Dennis H. Smith, the president and chief executive officer of the Upper Peninsula Health Plan, has received the 2014 Ellis J. Bonner Outstanding Achievement Award from the Michigan Association of Health Plans (MAHP). The award was presented ...
Myrtle M. Weston - Mining Journal
MARQUETTE, MI. - Myrtle Marguerite Weston, age 88, of Marquette, entered eternal life Friday morning, July 25, 2014, at the Eastwood Nursing Center in Negaunee, in the loving, comforting care of her family, the Eastwood staff, and UP Home Health and Hospice.
Dems, GOP seek edge in legislative primaries - Mining Journal
TRAVERSE CITY - Democratic and Republican leaders are counting on voters in the Aug. 5 primary election to nominate strong slates of candidates for the Michigan Legislature, especially in races for the state House, where the two parties are competitive ...
Flames from California wildfire claim 13 homes - Mining Journal
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were threatening hundreds of homes even as crews worked to contain them. The Sand Fire in the Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento was ...
Body found in western U.P. - Mining Journal
MARQUETTE - A body was found in a submerged vehicle in Ironwood Sunday as officers from the Hurley, Wisconsin, Police Department were searching for a missing Hurley man. According to a release from the City of Ironwood Department of Public Safety, this ...
WICFD takes top honors in tourney - Mining Journal
QUINNESEC - The 120th Annual Upper Peninsula Volunteer Firefighters' Association Tournament concluded with the West Iron County Fire Department of Iron River taking top honors for the fourth year in a row. After competing in five races and three parades ...
Art on the Rocks draws artists, buyers - Mining Journal
Kathie Soil-Rajala looks at some of the prints available for purchase with the artist Dan Cook and his wife, Marilyn Cook, during the annual Art on the Rocks held in Mattson Lower Harbor Park on Saturday afternoon. (Journal photo by Elizabeth Bailey)
In the running: Hunt a finalist for America’s Favorite Veterinarian - Mining Journal
MARQUETTE - Dr. Tim Hunt of Bayshore Veterinary Clinic in Harvey has been chosen as one of the 20 finalists in the annual America's Favorite Veterinarian contest and needs votes from the public during the next month to win the title.
SUPERIOR ROLE - Mining Journal
MARQUETTE - The Alger County Michigan State University Extension's Life of Lake Superior program has been teaching kids about the impact of Lake Superior on science, history, arts, culture and the local economy for the last 14 years.
Italian Festival: - Mining Journal
ISHPEMING - The 115th Annual Italian Fest was in full swing Saturday afternoon at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming. The fest was put on by the St. Rocco-St. Anthony's Society, an organization originally formed to aid and support Italian Americans.