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Teaching the teachers: Kingsford conference highlights classroom technology

May 4, 2016 KINGSFORD — A drone presentation, robotics, the Florence Fab Lab and Makerspace are just a few of the different types of technology awaiting attendees at this year’s U.P. more »»

Wisconsin DNR begins developing plan to move forestry office

May 4, 2016 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Department of Natural Resources is starting to build a plan for moving the Division of Forestry's headquarters out of Madiso. more »»

Snyder signs domestic violence bills

May 4, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed four bills dealing with domestic violence that he hopes will offer “peace of mind” to people trying to escape dangerous situations. Rep. more »»

Former U.P. coach waives hearing

May 4, 2016 HOUGHTON — A former Houghton High School athletic director, teacher and coach has been bound over to Houghton County Circuit Court on charges of possessing and seeking child pornography. more »»

Vulcan man sentenced in home invasion

May 4, 2016 IRON MOUNTAIN — A Vulcan man accused of stealing prescription drugs from a home while the owner’s children were present has been granted the opportunity to keep a felony off his record, while his... more »»

Criminal justice bills introduced

May 4, 2016 LANSING (AP) — Supporters of newly introduced criminal justice bills in the Michigan Senate say they are designed to keep prisoners from reoffending, ultimately saving taxpayers money on... more »»

Delta jail millage fails

May 4, 2016 ESCANABA —Delta County voters narrowly denied a proposal Tuesday for a $19.9 million millage that would have funded the creation of a new county jail facility. In all, 2,500 voters (49. more »»

IM to give up ownership of Moon Lake parcels

May 4, 2016 By LINDA LOBECK Staff Writer IRON MOUNTAIN — The city of Iron Mountain plans to surrender two parcels of property it owns on Moon Lake Drive in Breitung Township. more »»

Marquette, Gwinn school millages OK’d

May 4, 2016 MARQUETTE - Voters in the Marquette Area Public Schools and Gwinn Area Community Schools approved ballot measures Tuesday. At MAPS, the district’s electorate approved a bond proposal for $. more »»

NMU board OKs room, board hike

May 4, 2016 MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University is raising housing and dining rates for the 2016-17 academic year by 6 percent to cover inflationary cost increases and maintenance needs for housing... more »»

Arrest in case of missing Iron River man

May 3, 2016 IRON RIVER — A 33-year-old woman has been arrested in Kentucky on a homicide charge related to an Iron River man missing since October 2014, authorities said today. more »»

Mine sites on city’s agenda

May 3, 2016 IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain City Council has agreed to detail the city’s plans for making abandoned mine locations safer at the request of the Dickinson County mining inspector Monday. more »»

No plea deal yet for IM man on felony sex charges

May 3, 2016 IRON MOUNTAIN — An Iron Mountain man accused of criminal sexual conduct with a 13-year-old girl waived his preliminary examination in district court Monday and agreed to be bound over to the circui... more »»

Manager hired for Felch park

May 3, 2016 FELCH — Norway Lake Park took up much of Monday’s Felch Township Board meeting, with a new maintenance manager hired, new equipment to be purchased and praise for volunteer work done there so far. more »»

IM approves DPW roof replacement

May 3, 2016 By LINDA LOBECK Staff Writer IRON MOUNTAIN -— The Iron Mountain Department of Public Works building will be getting a new roof this year after the city council approved a bid from Lake State Roofing... more »»

Zoning change allows Evergreen Court duplexes in Kingsford

May 3, 2016 By EVAN REID Staff Writer KINGSFORD — Zoning changes in Kingsford will allow duplexes to be built on land near the Menominee River. more »»

Norway plans road repairs

May 3, 2016 NORWAY — Several roads on Norway Hill are slated for repairs this year. more »»

Explosion at Sawyer

May 3, 2016 Just before 9 a.m. (Eastern time) Monday, emergency responders were called to 413 Third St. at K.I. Sawyer after an explosion damaged the structure at that address. more »»

LSSU adopts building plan

May 3, 2016 SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Trustees for Lake Superior State University have approved a $60 million, 20-year master pla. more »»



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