Marquette County Newswire

Marquette County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Marquette County, MI.

Results 1 - 20 of 122 in Marquette County, MI

  1. Passenger on motorcycle killed in Marquette County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | WKOW-TV

    Authorities say one person is dead following a motorcycle crash in Marquette County's. It is the county's first traffic fatality of 2017.

    Comment?

  2. MDOT lifts work zone restrictions over the Fourth of July weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... July weekend. If necessary, detour routes will be posted at the project location. Upper Peninsula - M-553, Marquette County, has lane shifts and narrow lanes north of County Road 480. - US-2, Delta County, has one lane open in each direction between ...

    Comment?

  3. Marquette coast guard station welcomes new officer in chargeRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... Reilly and Brown , as well as representatives from several local agencies and municipalities including the Marquette County Sheriff's Office, Marquette City Police Department, Marquette City Fire Department, Michigan State Police, Marquette County ...

    Comment?

  4. 'She was something special,' says brother of teen killed in ATV crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | MLive.com

    Much of Haley VanAbel's free time was spent outside hunting, fishing and riding all-terrain vehicles with her family and friends. It was not uncommon for the 14-year-old Sands Township native to take to the trails near her family's Marquette County home, most often with her father or her best friend.

    Comment?

  5. Police ID teen, 14, killed in ATV crash on Marquette logging trailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | MLive.com

    Haley Vanabel, 14, of Marquette died Saturday, May 20 when the all-terrain vehicle she was driving rolled over in Marquette County.

    Comment?

  6. Police: 14-year-old ATV driver dies in Upper Peninsula crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | WJRT

    Police say a 14-year-old ATV driver has died after a rollover crash along a trail in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. State police say in a statement that Haley Vanabel of Marquette died at the scene of Saturday night's crash in Marquette County's Sands Township.

    Comment?

  7. Michigan lawmaker found dead hours after release from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... Michigan's 109th House District, which includes Alger, Luce, and Schoolcraft counties and part of Marquette County. A message was left for the Marquette County medical examiner as to whether an official determination of the cause of Kivela's death ...

    Comment?

  8. Rep. Kivela's daughter writes emotional tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WXYZ

    ... John Kivela represented the 109th District, which includes Alger, Luce and Schoolcraft counties and part of Marquette County. He was term-limited, currently serving his third and final term, and had announced he was running for state senate. Shelby ...

    Comment?

  9. Nation-Now 15 mins ago 8:23 a.m.Lawmaker found dead hours after drunk driving arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... resenting Michigan's 109th House District, which includes Alger, Luce, and Schoolcraft counties and part of Marquette County. He had recently announced plans to run for the State Senate, WLNS reports.

    Comment?

  10. Lawmaker found dead hours after drunk driving arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | CBS News

    ... resenting Michigan's 109th House District, which includes Alger, Luce, and Schoolcraft counties and part of Marquette County. He had recently announced plans to run for the State Senate, WLNS reports.

    Comment?

  11. Marquette County YMCA saddled with debt, files bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | WJRT

    The YMCA in Marquette County says the move won't affect daily operations while it tries to deal with $4.8 million in debt. Nearly $3 million is owed on a mortgage held by the federal government.

    Comment?

  12. Upper Peninsula YMCA files for Chapter 11 bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | MLive.com

    The YMCA of Marquette County filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, May 5, as its new director and board sought to recover from an inherited debt of $4.8 million. "The debtor attempted to turn around its direction and to some extent was successful, but has been unable to settle all of its claims and has decided to filed its voluntary petition under Chapter 11 in order to obtain protection from its creditors," the YMCA said in a letter posted on its website.

    Comment?

  13. Someone changed this road sign in the U.P. and they deserve an awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Metro Times

    Motorists in Marquette County got quite the surprise yesterday when traveling down US-41. A random person tampered with a digital construction sign and made it read "SEND NUDES PLZ" in all caps and it's glorious.

    Comment?

  14. MDOT traffic alert: Intermittent closures of US-41 at M-94 this afternoon for bridge projectRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | State of Michigan

    ... -- Motorists should expect brief (10-minute) closures of US-41 at the M-94 intersection near Skandia in Marquette County this afternoon due to the ongoing Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Chocolay River bridge replacement project. ...

    Comment?

  15. Michigan Tech student dies during hike in Upper PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    Authorities say a student at Michigan Technological University has died after suffering from symptoms of hypothermia while on a hiking trip in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Marquette County sheriff's department says 19-year-old Marcus Antilla of Republic was among a group of six students from the school camping in the Rocking Chair Lakes area when he went looking for firewood but didn't immediately return.

    Comment?

  16. Michigan Tech student who died on hiking trip was outdoor enthusiastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... "He seemed fine but soon his health declined at a rapid rate showing severe symptoms of hypothermia," the Marquette County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Some of the group started CPR on Antill, while others went to find a place with cell ...

    Comment?

  17. kayakersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled its "Becoming an Outdoors Woman" session for June 2-4 in Marquette County. It's the 20th annual summer gathering of its type, offering women a relaxed, noncompetitive atmosphere in which to learn at their own pace.

    Comment?

  18. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Deadlines are approaching to apply for a state program that helps women improve their outdoor sporting skills. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled its "Becoming an Outdoors Woman" session for June 2-4 in Marquette County.

    Comment?

  19. State program offers outdoor sports instruction for womenRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled its "Becoming an Outdoors Woman" session for June 2-4 in Marquette County. It's the 20th annual summer gathering of its type, offering women a relaxed, noncompetitive atmosphere in which to learn at their own pace.

    Comment?

  20. Michigan Tech student dies from hypothermia on hiking tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | MLive.com

    A Michigan Technological University student died from suspected hypothermia while on a hiking trip with friends, TV6 in the Upper Peninsula is reporting . Marquette County sheriff's deputies said the young man was pronounced dead about 8 a.m. Saturday, April 29 after searchers found a group of hikers.

    Comment?