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Flash flooding closes some roads in Door County

September 6, 2014 SISTER BAY, Wis. (AP) — Utility crews worked to restore power Friday to thousands of customers in some top vacation spots in Wisconsin, where strong storms also caused flash flooding. more »»

Marquette General chooses new hospital site

September 6, 2014 MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission is scheduled to consider a proposal Monday that would see the new Marquette General Hospital built at the old Soo Line railroad roundhouse property in... more »»

Schlissel inaugurated as U. of Michigan president

September 6, 2014 ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Mark Schlissel was formerly installed Friday as the University of Michigan’s 14th president in an inauguration on the school’s Ann Arbor campus. more »»

Rove-backed group targets Peters

September 6, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Senate candidate Gary Peters opposes the Keystone XL pipeline to curry favor with Democratic donor Tom Steyer, according to ads a Karl Rove-backed group started running... more »»

Charges detailed in Escanaba murder

September 6, 2014 ESCANABA — Charges have been brought against a man who allegedly murdered a female at an Escanaba residence early Wednesday morning. Kallay Randal Batchelor, 36, of 226 N. 18th St. more »»

Efforts made to save historic Michigan barns

September 6, 2014 LANSING (AP) — Barns decorate Michigan’s landscape, from rural rolling fields to the outskirts of cities, where they’re tucked between subdivisions as relics of an earlier time. more »»

Downpour floods area streets

September 5, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — A line of severe thunderstorms that moved east across the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin Thursday brought heavy rainfall and resulted in flooded roadways and power outages. more »»

Stephenson, Wis. restaurant damaged in blaze

September 5, 2014 MARINETTE, Wis. — No injuries were reported in a fire that engulfed Shaffer’s Supper Club in the Town of Stephenson, Wis. early this morning, though the landmark structure sustained major damage. more »»

Verso mill shutdown begins on Saturday

September 5, 2014 QUINNESEC — Verso Paper Corp.’s Quinnesec mill begins its periodic pulp mill outage this Saturday. more »»

Car show Saturday in Iron Mountain

September 5, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — The Just Cruizin’ Car Club will hold its 19th annual Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Home Depot parking lot on U.S. 2 in Iron Mountain from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

IM, North Central schools honored

September 5, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — The Michigan Department of Education recently released its annual list of reward, focus, and priority schools, as well as accountability scorecards for each schoo. more »»

Public invited to watershed restoration workshop

September 5, 2014 IRONWOOD — The U.S. Forest Service is inviting the public to a watershed restoration workshop to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Ojibwa Casino in Baraga. The workshop will run from 10 a.m. more »»

Wind pushes freighter near Mackinac

September 5, 2014 MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Mackinac Island fire officials say a freighter carrying iron ore has run aground near the island. Assistant Fire Chief Jason St. more »»

U.S. approves expansion of Great Lakes sanctuary

September 5, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in northern Michigan has received federal approval to expand its size nearly tenfold and boost the preservation of scores of sunken vessels i... more »»

Quiet hero: Faithorn vet won two Purple Hearts

September 5, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Everyone calls him Slip because of his athletic prowess at avoiding the tackle. more »»

Court rules against gay marriage bans in 2 states

September 5, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. more »»

Company may limit iron mine to one county

September 5, 2014 MILWAUKEE (AP) — A company that wants to develop an iron ore mine in northwestern Wisconsin might limit the project to only one county instead of two. more »»

Several trails in northern lower Michigan remain closed due to tornado damage

September 5, 2014 GAYLORD — Severe weather on Labor Day, Sept. 1, created potentially hazardous conditions in several areas of the northern Lower Peninsula. more »»

Severe storms on the way

September 4, 2014 MARQUETTE — A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until noon today for much of the southwestern Upper Peninsula. Dickinson, Menominee, Gogebic, and Iron counties are included under the watch. more »»



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