Folklorist/documentary filmmaker Michael Loukinen and musician/storyteller Corinne Rockow are recipients of the 2015 Upper Peninsula Folklife Award.
A student organization of veterans also helps student veterans to stay connected.
The Marquette Area Sister Cities Partnership in association with the City of Marquette will be sending a delegation to Higashiomi, Japan.
The effort to stock the state's lakes and streams keeps DNR fisheries staffers on their toes and on the road.
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will resurface 5.9 miles and pave shoulders on M-35 from 48th Avenue in Menominee to north of Birch Creek Road.
Cinder Pond and Presque Isle Marinas will be open as of Friday, May 1, 2015.
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month - and a good time to check your financial health, too.
At its regular meeting on Friday, May 1, Michigan Technological University’s Board of Control approved a new strategic plan and adopted several measures to support that plan.
With identity theft a serious threat, it's vital to destroy sensitive documents.
The John and Melissa Besse Foundation donated $250,000.
The new brews are made with hops and oats grown in the Upper Peninsula.
Sarah Potter is just one of many Northern Michigan University professors who are frustrated by contract negotiations.
The annual cost of a standard double-occupancy room and the “constant meal pass” option will be $9,070, an increase of $164 per semester to cover inflationary cost increases and maintenance needs for housing facilities.
Running is a very physical sport which can help keep you in shape, but with the sport can come injuries.
May is National Bike to Work Month and the Marquette Downtown Development Authority is encouraging people to participate.
U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) announced Friday that he is cosponsoring the National Scenic Trails Parity Act to provide administrative parity within the National Park System for the country’s National Scenic Trails.
One man is dead and another injured after an unoccupied dump truck rolled over the two men.
The Department of Natural Resources will conduct multiple prescribed burns throughout the state Friday
Negaunee native, actor Steven Wiig best known for his roles in Sean Penn's 'Into The Wild,' Gus Van Zant's 'Milk,' and Paul Thomas Anderson's 'The Master' returned home Thursday.
Congressman Dan Benishek is voting for a balanced budget to support a healthier Michigan and stronger America.
Despite getting a little bit of rain last evening, there is still a high fire danger for the majority of the Upper Peninsula.
Law enforcement officers are working with ABATE of Michigan to make sure it's a safe riding season.
In part two of 'Running the U.P.,' we look at a marathon runner that has a passion for running.
The suspect in a Calumet auto store break-in has been arraigned.
State Representative Scott Dianda (D-Calumet) today joined gun owners at a rally on the Capitol grounds in Lansing supporting their Second Amendment rights and Michigan’s firearm laws.
Marquette County’s work to improve the community’s food system is creating attention at the national level.
U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) today joined 32 of his colleagues in introducing the Raise the Wage Act, legislation that would increase the federal hourly minimum wage to $12.
The Calumet Police Department was called to Kissel Chevrolet early Thursday morning for a report of a breaking and entering that resulted in a stolen vehicle.
Lundin Mining Corporation Wednesday reported net earnings of $83.3 million for the quarter ending in March.
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration is launching a new public service campaign to raise awareness of the importance of workplace safety and health.
The execution of a search warrant on the business and living quarters of the Sportsman’s Restaurant located in Grand Marais has resulted in the issuance of arrest warrants for two male subjects.
A road that's used by loggers and contractors at Escanaba's Verso Paper mill will soon be closed for construction
The entire campus of Dickinson Memorial Hospital will become a smoke-free zone as of this Friday.
The body of a man was found Wednesday in the Copper Country.
A U.P. lawmaker says Michigan is falling behind in clean energy.
The Michigan Senate approved the measure. It now goes to the Michigan House for consideration.
With another day of sunshine in the U.P., you might be tempted to do some yard work or talk a walk in the woods.
The major tragedy in Nepal is an event that an Upper Michigan educator is following closely.
A newly formed group in Marquette County is looking for members.
More than half of the employees at the Empire Mine will be laid off this summer.
Running is a sport that is gaining popularity, especially here in the U.P.
More than 150 schools in Michigan will observe the 3rd annual Bike to School Day in coordination with All Children Exercise Simultaneously (ACES) Day on Wednesday, May 6.
Officers from the Iron Mountain Police Department recovered a Pocket Bike motorcycle Tuesday morning.
Ideas are wanted for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and the 50th anniversary of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
Call Miss Dig system at 8-1-1 or 1-800-482-7171 three working days before engaging in any digging activities.
Law enforcement leaders, health care professionals and businesses called on the entire Michigan Legislature to act without delay.
Residents had an opportunity to learn more about the two roundabouts coming to town.
American Motorcyclists Association Honors Local Congressman
Commission Would Make Recommendations to Reduce Crime and Improve Criminal Justice System
The Marquette DDA is inviting people to participate in a "Bike Downtown Marquette Photo Contest"
Warm with rain and thunderstorms on Sunday. A few storms maybe severe with strong winds and hail.