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...
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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.
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.
LP girls hoops sectional tickets on sale
Tickets for the Class 4A Mishawaka girls basketball sectional are on sale in the La Porte High School athletic office. Only all session tickets are available in advance for $10.
The Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball teams are tops in the country in terms of their combined ranking in their respective AP polls.
Gonzaga’s men (16-2) are No. 5 while the women (16-1) are a program-record No.
MICHIGAN CITY — It wasn't the prettiest of performances for Class A No. 1 Marquette against Class 3A No. 15 Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger following a full week of practice after their demolition of Michigan City last Saturday.
MICHIGAN CITY — Crete-Monee's Julian Dancy scored 12 of his team's first 15 points and 25 points overall on Wednesday night in the home opener for Marquette, but it was the three that he didn't get at the final horn that made the difference for the Blazers in their 69-66 victory over the traveling Warriors.
Week 9 Pro Picks winners: Rickey Cross and Terry Van Sickle
The Herald-Argus Pro Picks contest winners for Week 9 of the National Football League were Rickey Cross and Terry Van Sickle, both of La Porte.
MICHIGAN CITY – In an effort to upgrade the campus and improve the quality of education offered to students, Marquette Catholic High School has set a lofty goal for its 2018-19 fundraising campaign.
Distance running is a tie that binds the Carr family. From dad Tom and mom Mary, to daughters Mary Catharine (Skinner) and Sarah (Bruder), to sons Zachary and Luke, they've logged more miles than an old car.
Slicers football ticket information
Tickets are on sale in the La Porte High School athletic office for this Friday's homecoming football game versus Crown Point. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
MICHIGAN CITY — On the basketball court, Marquette senior Claire Salyer is a solid role player for the defending Class A state champions that can defend and knock down an open shot consistently. Her nine-point, five-rebound performance in the state title game against Vincennes Rivet was a key component in the Blazers cutting down the nets in Indianapolis back in February.
OXFORD — A confirmed tornado caused some of the destruction suffered in Marquette County during Tuesday's storms.
National Weather Service analysts visited the area Thursday after surveying damage Wednesday from six confirmed tornadoes that touched down Tuesday in Fond du Lac County.
Cellphones blared out emergency signals for the second time in less than 24 hours as a massive storm system tore through the region Tuesday afternoon.
The first of a series of warnings went out just before 3 p.m., issuing a tornado warning in Sauk County, followed by flash flood warnings.
LONG BEACH — Eleven teenagers – including several current or former Marquette Catholic High School student athletes – were arrested at an underage drinking party last week on a Lake Michigan beach.
Players to watch: Aryanna Hartsburg, So., Keeper; Mary Pat Kelley, So., Midfielder; Alex Pomeroy, Sr., Forward; Olivia Shinn, So., Midfielder; Bailee Laux, Sr., Defender.
Key Departures: Mya Jaremczuk, Makayla Williams, Samantha Wojcik, Stephanie Wojcik.
The Northern Indiana Conference is formidable when it comes to baseball.
That’s evident by the eight combined New Prairie and John Glenn players who made The La Porte Herald-Argus 2018 All-Area Baseball Team.
Two significant purchases of recreational land in Mason County are included in the nearly $50 million Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund spending Gov. Rick Snyder approved Monday.
Included as the top priority is $12.5 million to buy up to 372 acres of Sargent Mineral Co.
MICHIGAN CITY – The Marquette girls’ tennis team will go through a lot trial and error this season to arrive at a consistent, and hopefully successful, lineup.
However, Blazers coach Ray Silvas can take refuge in the fact that he has a roster of willing and flexible players, and the luxury of a one-two tandem that not many coaches are fortunate enough to have.
MICHIGAN CITY – Marquette coach Jordan Gallas considers himself fortunate to have coached some standout golfers during his nine years in the program.
One of those will be looking to make some personal and school history this season on a Blazers squad which features a mix of raw youth and experienced talent.
Four local girls basketball players named to Indiana Junior All-Stars
Michigan City's Hannah Noveroske, Marquette's Emma and Sophia Nolan, and La Porte's Riley Ott were four of the 24 girls named to the IndyStar's Indiana Girls Junior All-Stars and will play against Kentucky's Junior All-Stars this coming summer and will represent the North group.