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Record temperatures, large hail and snow flurries
Record temperatures, large hail and snow flurries top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .
Fri May 17, 2013
Disc golf hits a hole-in-one in Upper Michigan
Brandon Olson disc golfs about twice a week at the Silver Creek Disc Golf Course in Harvey.
Thu May 16, 2013
Up in the U.P.! a Musical Tribute to the Upper Peninsula
Michigan based historian Bill Jamerson will perform a program of songs and stories about Michigan's Upper Peninsula at the Northfield Senior Center on Wednesday June 12 at 3 pm .
Missing 8-year-old boy found
The Marquette County Sheriff's Department used life tracking equipment to locate an 8-year-old Ishpeming Township boy that wandered away from his home on Wednesday.
Sun May 12, 2013
There's a Freeze Warning for the entire area for Sunday Night/early Monday. Check the snowman cam and you'll see they've had some accumulating snowit's happened before but even in the U.P., accumulating snow in the 2nd week of May isn't common.
Fri May 10, 2013
Man walks across Michigan on stilts
His name is Neil Sauter and he is known as the Michigan Stilt Walker. Sauter has cerebral palsy and is walking to raise money for United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan.
Man pleads guilty to bakery break-in
The man charged with breaking into the Huron Mountain Bakery in Ishpeming pled guilty to his crime Friday in Marquette County Circuit Court.
Creek diversion project begins, detour announced for motorists
The City of Ishpeming announced the beginning of a project that will cause a detour for a portion of M-28 Business through the city.
Wed May 08, 2013
A walk in the woods
The annual Hike for Tikes is coming up. This year they hope to raise more money than ever for the Bay Cliff Health Camp.
Making music since 1930
Since 1930, the Negaunee Male Chorus has been entertaining audiences with their music.
Mon May 06, 2013
Eagle Mine project gets extended life
Rio Tinto announced Monday they've added a year to the expected life of the Eagle Mine Project in northern Marquette county.
May 6-7, 1960: One of the Great May Snowstorms
One of the wettest periods on record in Upper Michigan culminated in a snowstorm over many sections on May 6-7, 1960.
Fri May 03, 2013
The Most Backward Spring
I've alluded to the term "backward spring" several times in the last week or so.
Thu May 02, 2013
High schoolers working as carpenters
The Building Trades Program with Westwood, Negaunee, and Ishpeming High Schools gives students hands-on experience to prepare them for the working world ISHPEMING TOWNSHIP -- For two hours a day, these high schoolers are construction workers.
Wed May 01, 2013
Man killed in logging truck crash
A 53-year-old Ishpeming man is dead after his truck collided with a logging truck on Wednesday morning on US-41 in Covington Township.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Observer & Eccentric
Nicholls, Leonard James
He was born in Ishpeming, Michigan on February 23, 1929 to John and Myrtle Nicholls.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Project Feed a Neighbor wrap up
Project Feed a Neighbor has wrapped up for the year and it was a success. This past weekend, volunteers collected bags of donated food and paper products in Ishpeming, Negaunee and Republic.
Workers tackle water main break
The City of Ishpeming worked to repair a water main break at the intersection of South Pine Street and Division Street on Monday.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Riding the rails
Nearly 200 students from western Marquette County got a look at Cliffs Natural Resources Friday.
Local group hopes for big donations this Saturday
Last week scores of volunteers from the area were out placing bags with collection stickers at homes in Negaunee, Ishpeming and Republic.