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MAPS board ratifies new pact on 5-2 vote

MARQUETTE - In a 5-2 vote, the Marquette Area Public Schools board of education voted Monday during a special meeting to ratify a new contract between the district and its teachers union, ending over a year of often tense…Read Story

  • Cliffs partner in power venture well versed in plant construction

    MARQUETTE - Invenergy Thermal Development, LLC, the company Cliffs Natural Resources is in discussions with to construct a new power plant in the Upper Peninsula, is experienced in developing and maintaining renewable and natural gas-fueled power... View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 16 at 00:00
  • Chocolay adopts burning ordinance

    HARVEY - The Chocolay Township Board of Trustees Monday unanimously approved a burning ordinance that addresses enforcement and public-safety issue. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 16 at 00:00
  • Board also OKs trade zone effort

    HARVEY - The Chocolay Township Board of Trustees on Monday passed a resolution adopting an intergovernmental agreement approving the Superior Trade Zone under the Urban Cooperation Act. The Superior Trade Zone Next Michigan Development Corp. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 16 at 00:00
  • Late-season construction in Marquette

    Workers tear apart sidewalks and sections of the road to make lateral repairs to the sanitary sewer system on Bluff Street between Fourth and Seventh streets in Marquette this morning. The project started on Aug. 26. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 16 at 00:00
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  • Cliffs may construct own power plant

    CLEVELAND - Cliffs and Invenergy Thermal Development LLC ("Invenergy") have jointly executed a letter of intent to advance consideration of a combined heat and power cogeneration facility to serve Cliffs Michigan operations, Cliffs announced late... View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 15 at 00:00
  • No action on sex orientation bill expected

    LANSING-While leaders of the Republican majority in the Legislature say there will be no vote on the issue before the Nov. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 15 at 00:00
  • Partially submerged kayak prompts search

    MARQUETTE - A partially submerged kayak 30 to 40 feet off the Lake Superior shoreline behind the Marquette Welcome Center on U.S. 41 South sparked an air and water search Friday afternoon for a possible missing person. Coast Guard Lt. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 13 at 00:00
  • Strong solar storm hits Earth; could enhance northern Lights

    WASHINGTON - A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but it was causing few, if any, problems. It also may allow more people to see the colorful northern lights. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 13 at 00:00
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  • Off-road Xterra triathlon this weekend

    MARQUETTE - Both the serious triathlete and those who might just want to cross this type of athletic event off their bucket list can find a race to their liking at the second annual Xterra Marquette triathlon on Saturday. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 11 at 00:00
  • Storm slams region

    MARQUETTE - An early autumn storm dumped significant rainfall over much of the Upper Peninsula Wednesday, teaming with gusting northerly winds and heavy waves to cause localized erosion and other damage and displacement along the Lake Superior... View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 11 at 00:00
  • Support urged in planning for econ development zone

    ESCANABA - Organizers of a proposed economic development area in the Central Upper Peninsula are requesting municipalities, businesses, schools, colleges and individuals to show their support for the Superior Trade Zone. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 11 at 00:00
  • Senate sends Snyder bill to avert $1.1B tax payout

    LANSING - The Legislature on Wednesday sent Gov. Rick Snyder a bill designed to ensure that a recent ruling in a business tax case does not force Michigan to pay out $1.1 billion in refunds to out-of-state companies. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 11 at 00:00
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  • Fundraising wrapping up for MAPS Chromebooks

    MARQUETTE - Fifth-graders in Marquette Area Public Schools have access to their very own Google Chromebook this year, thanks to the fundraising efforts of the MAPS Education Foundatio. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 11 at 00:00
  • No injuries reported in Gwinn duplex fire

    By Journal staff GWINN - A structure fire in a duplex that broke out Wednesday in Gwinn is under investigation. The Forsyth Township Fire Department responded to a fire at 235 and 237 N. Oak St. at 3 p.m. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 11 at 00:00
  • Portion of Lakeshore Boulevard reopens

    MARQUETTE - Lakeshore Boulevard between Fair Avenue and Wright Street has been reopened. Lakeshore Boulevard between Wright Street and Hawley Street is still closed until further notice. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 11 at 00:00
  • Iron Range registration set

    NEGAUNEE - Registration for Iron Range Hockey Association is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Negaunee Ice Arena. For more information, contact Jayne Mattias at 486-9367. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 10 at 00:00
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  • The Big 4-0

    MARQUETTE - Just over 40 years ago, four dedicated women identified a severe need in their community for a safe place for survivors of domestic and sexual violenc. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 10 at 00:00
  • City unveils Lakeshore plan

    MARQUETTE - Travelers frustrated by the lack of a view of Lake Superior on Lakeshore Boulevard, roughly between Wright and Hawley streets, at some point in the future might see that problem alleviated. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 10 at 00:00
  • MAPS teachers ratify tentative agreement

    MARQUETTE - The Marquette Area Education Association has ratified a tentative agreement reached late last month between itself and the Marquette Area Public Schools district. "As part of the negotiation team, I am glad that this process is over. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 10 at 00:00
  • DNR director to consider 4 U.P. land deals

    MARQUETTE - Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh is scheduled to consider four Upper Peninsula land transactions Thursday at a Lansing meeting of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission. The four U.P. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 10 at 00:00
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  • Portion of Lakeshore Boulevard closed

    MARQUETTE - The Marquette City Police Department issued an advisory this afternoon saying Lakeshore Boulevard from Hawley Street to Wright Street was closed due to weather conditions. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 10 at 00:00
  • Result of vote unknown:

    MARQUETTE - The Marquette Area Education Association voted Monday on whether to ratify a tentative agreement between it and Marquette Area Public Schools, though no decision has been announced. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 09 at 00:00
  • Motor City Viper Owners Club shows off hot wheels

    Above, a group of Dodge Vipers is shown in the parking lot of the Thunder Bay Inn in Big Bay Sunday afternoon. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 09 at 00:00
  • Marquette teachers ratify tentative agreement

    MARQUETTE - The Marquette Area Education Association has ratified a tentative agreement reached two weeks ago between itself and the Marquette Area Public Schools district. View

    Brought to you by: www.miningjournal.net on Sep 09 at 00:00

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