AU TRAIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 33-year-old man has died after he was thrown from the snowmobile he was operating into a tree.
The man was on a trail in the Upper Peninsula's Au Train Township about 8:25 p.m.
ESCANABA, Mich. (AP) — A paper mill in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has agreed to pay nearly $250,000 to settle an investigation of a fish kill in the Escanaba River, state regulators said.
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Forecasters extended a winter storm warning to Friday in western Michigan with some areas likely to get more than a foot of snow.
Counties west of U.S. 131 and closer to Lake Michigan were expected to see the largest amount, the National Weather Service said.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — Some port facilities in Marquette are in line for upgrades with a $1.6 million U.S. Maritime Administration Port Infrastructure Development Program grant.
MONTELLO, Wis. (AP) — Investigators are working to figure out why a Marquette County mobile home blew up on Christmas Day.
The Princeton Fire and Rescue Department issued a news release Monday saying the sheriff’s deputies received a call about 1:38 p.m.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — JD Davison’s putback dunk with 33 seconds left and a final defensive stop gave No. 9 Alabama a 83-82 victory over 14th-ranked Houston on Saturday night for the Crimson Tide’s second straight win over a recent Final Four team.
The 2021 Michigan Associated Press Division 3-4 All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of 12 sports writers in the state:
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A Catholic diocese in Michigan is asking its pastors to deny baptism, confirmation and other sacraments to transgender and nonbinary people unless they have “repented,” a policy that's possibly the most sweeping of its kind in the U.S.
SEATTLE (AP) — Jaden Shackelford scored 20 of his 28 points in the first half, Jahvon Quinerly and JD Davison both hit key 3-pointers later, and No. 16 Alabama held off Gonzaga’s big second-half rally for a 91-82 win over the third-ranked Bulldogs.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Christian Koloko had 22 points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots to lead Arizona to a dominating 80-62 win over No. 4 Michigan on Sunday in the Roman Main Event.
Bennedict Mathurin added 16 points for Arizona (5-0), which put together an impressive all-around performance.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are increasingly optimistic about flipping governor's offices in key battleground states next year, buoyed by President Joe Biden's sagging approval ratings, Democratic infighting in Congress and better-than-expected results in elections in Virginia and New Jersey.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — The president of Northern Michigan University was fired Friday with nearly two years left on his contract.
NMU's governing board voted 8-0 to dismiss Fritz Erickson, who had led the Upper Peninsula school since July 2014.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin high school student on Friday won a federal lawsuit she brought against a sheriff who threatened her with jail time early in the COVID-19 pandemic if she didn't remove social media posts saying she had the virus.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A man who spent more than 30 years reporting the weather on TV in northern Michigan said he's out of a job after refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — A visitor fell from a cliff and died at a park in the Upper Peninsula, police said.
The death occurred Monday at Presque Isle Park in Marquette.
“The investigation is ongoing at this time, but preliminary information suggests that the victim fell while descending the cliff to take photographs,” Marquette police said.
LAIRD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 75-year-old man has died after falling Monday from a cliff while hiking down a trail near a waterfall in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Douglas Welker slipped at the edge of the cliff at Sturgeon River Gorge near Houghton County's Laird Township, state police said Tuesday.
CARNEY, Mich. (AP) — A person who died in a large fire at a cedar mill in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula has been identified as an employee of the business.
Menominee County deputies were attempting to locate workers Thursday at Superior Cedar Products in Carney when the employee was found on burning equipment, the sheriff’s office said in a news release.
CARNEY, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency in a western Upper Peninsula county where crews were battling a large fire at a cedar mill.
The order was made Thursday night for Menominee County and was done to make sure state resources are available to help in preventing the fire’s further spread, Whitmer said in a news release.
HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan sheriff injured at his Upper Peninsula home over the weekend has died, authorities said.
Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean died Monday night at a hospital in Marquette.
HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Neighbors performed live-saving measures on a Michigan sheriff who was injured at his Upper Peninsula home over the weekend, authorities said Monday.
Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean was in critical condition at a hospital in Marquette, his office said in a written statement.
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — A former priest has been ordered to spend eight to 15 years in prison in connection with the sexual abuse of teens in the 1980s in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Gary Jacobs, 75, was sentenced Tuesday in Dickinson County Circuit Court in Iron Mountain for second-degree criminal sexual conduct, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — The largest city in the Upper Peninsula is getting 1,000 feet of valuable shoreline along Lake Superior.
The Marquette City Commission recently voted to accept the land at no cost from We Energies, a utility, the Mining Journal reported.
MICHIGAMME TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A conservation corridor with links to existing protected areas is planned for a remote region in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula.
The nonprofit Nature Conservancy said the 6,172-acre (2,497-hectare) Wilderness Lakes Reserve in the Michigamme Highlands area is being expanded by 4,854 acres (1,964 hectares) of forest and wetlands.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — Michigan regulators approved the sale of the Upper Peninsula's largest electric utility to another private owner.
Upper Peninsula Power Co. will join the energy portfolio of Axium Infrastructure, which has offices in New York and Canada.
IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (AP) — A former Upper Peninsula priest who left Michigan years ago has pleaded guilty to a remaining sexual abuse case against him.
Gary Jacobs, 75, is accused of sexually abuse teenagers in the 1980s while serving as a priest under the Catholic Diocese of Marquette.
ONTONAGON, Mich. (AP) — A former priest who left Michigan decades ago pleaded guilty Thursday to sexually abusing teens in the Upper Peninsula in the 1980s, the attorney general's office said...
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — Professors at Northern Michigan University are looking for a better contract after they say they took “one for the team” during the pandemic and agreed to a one-year pay freeze...
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The former home of an Air Force base in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has been picked for the location of a command and control center as part of an ambitious plan to make the state a major player in the aerospace economy.
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A coal-fired ferry that carries people and cars across Lake Michigan between Michigan and Wisconsin has been sold...
LeBron James called a prosecutor's decision not to file charges against a white police officer who shot a Black man in Wisconsin this summer a “blow to the heart and to the gut...
DETROIT (AP) — Families of men incarcerated at Michigan’s Kinross Correctional Facility believed its remote location would spare it from a deadly COVID-19 outbreak...
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — Four female professors who accused Northern Michigan University of discrimination based on gender have settled a lawsuit for $1...
CHICAGO (AP) — Charlie Moore scored DePaul's final four points at the free-throw line to lift the Blue Demons to a 69-68 win over Marquette on Tuesday night...
Marquette tennis downs HAST
Marquette (7-6) completed its boys tennis regular season with a 4-1 win over Hammond Academy of Science and Technology on Tuesday. Aidan McDonnell and Brendan Mack posted a shutout at one doubles, while Noah Wadle and Colin Thompson dropped just one game at two doubles, as did Cormack Bardol at two singles.
MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — Sixty years after its premiere, "Anatomy of a Murder" will be shown in an Upper Peninsula courtroom, the site of the trial that inspired the book and movie.
The Mining Journal reports that there will be two viewings, one on July 1 and another on July 2, at the Marquette County courthouse in Marquette.
Slicers girls tennis stays perfect, tops Trojans
La Porte’s girls tennis team kept its perfect record intact by beating Chesterton 4-1 at home on Friday. At No. 1 singles, Alaina Majors won 6-1, 6-1 for the Slicers (14-0, 4-0 Duneland Athletic Conference), and Rachel Kaminski rolled 6-1, 6-0 at No.
MICHIGAN CITY — Marquette freshman Emily Silvas is trailing 1-4 in the third set after losing the first set 6-2 and then roaring back to take the second set 6-1, forcing a third and final set in her high school debut match agaist Crown Point on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Duke teammates RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson are among the 10 players named to the John R...
MICHIGAN CITY — Timing is everything in baseball.
From a pitcher working to keep a hitter off balance, to a hitter trying to barrel up the ball on the bat, to a shortstop making the throw to the second base just as he's getting to the bag on a double play pivot, it's an imperative element to success.
LP's Nisley All-DAC in wrestling
La Porte wrestler Tyson Nisley has been named All-Duneland Athletic Conference based on his first-place finish in the tournament at 138 pounds. Portage's Jacob Moran, the state champion at 113, was named MVP.
L.P. girls hoops closes regular season with win
La Porte’s girls basketball team rebounded after losing to East Chicago Central, downing South Bend Adams 52-30 on the road on Saturday night. Riley Ott earned 26 points and 12 steals for the Slicers (15-7), and Ryin Ott had another double-double with 10 points and a team-high 11 rebounds.
La PORTE — The Solid Waste District of La Porte County has set their 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Calendar for the year.
La Porte County residents will be able to bring items that are Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) to each event to dispose of at no cost.