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Police investigating threat at Westwood High School  UpperMichigansSource.com

MARQUETTE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - Ishpeming Township Police are investigating a threat that was written inside a girl's bathroom at Westwood High School ...



Nice Community Schools' sinking fund projects begin for summer  UpperMichigansSource.com

ISHPEMING, Mich. (WLUC) - Construction has begun at the Nice Community Schools, as their sinking fund projects are underway for the summer. "Our sinking ...



Hematites pull out wild and woolly win over Patriots  Marquette Mining Journal

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer MARQUETTE — Despite a slow start out of the gates and finding themselves down two scores early, the Ishpeming High ...



Westwood football opponent forfeits again | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — For the second time in four weeks, the opponent of the Westwood High School's varsity football team has forfeited to the Patriots. This week i.



Westwood girls tennis team blanks Gwinn while beating raindrops  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — Westwood and Gwinn managed to get in their high school girls tennis meet once the skies cleared Wednesday afternoon with the Patriots ...



Hard to top best season ever | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — “One game at a time” is the No. 1 theme and emphasis for the Westwood High School varsity football team entering this fall season. Admitting.



Patriot boys have good chemistry | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — If there's one thing Westwood head coach Chad Hewitt wants his boys basketball team to do this season, it's to win games before the final buzz.



Catch the fever: Playoffs set for Ishpeming, Westwood, Gwinn football  Marquette Mining Journal

Districts, regions involving U.P. teams. ————-. 11 PLAYER. ————-. Division 4. Region 1, District 1 — Ludington (7-2) at Escanaba (7-2), 1 p.m. Saturday; ...



Melissa Erickson, Eric Hill named NICE Community School District Teachers of the Year  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — Melissa Erickson and Eric Hill are the NICE Community School District's Teachers of the Year for the 2017-18 school year. Erickson has been te.



Westwood Patriots boys 2nd at Iron Mountain high school golf meet  Marquette Mining Journal

IRON MOUNTAIN — Kingsford swept a high school golf triangular meet Monday at Pine Grove Country Club. The Flivver boys overcame a two-over par 38 from ...



Ishpeming, Westwood start seasons with a bang | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

By Journal Sports Staff MANISTIQUE — After an injury-plagued 2017 season, the Ishpeming football team was looking to start this season healthy and on a ...



Munising tops Lake Linden, moves on to regional final | News, Sports, Jobs  Daily Mining Gazette

ISHPEMING — The last time that the Munising volleyball team played a MHSAA Division 4 tournament match at Westwood High School, it ended up with a ...



Westwood High School holds “Meet the Patriots” Rally  UpperMichigansSource.com

ISHPEMING TOWNSHIP, Mich. Westwood High School in Ishpeming Township had their “Meet the Patriots” rally Tuesday evening. The event introduces all of ...



NICE Community School students march for school safety  UpperMichigansSource.com

N.I.C.E. Community School Students organized a 'Walk for School Safety,' and were escorted by school staff, and local police and fire departments.



Marquette Alternative High School hosts 'Rock the Socks' drive  UpperMichigansSource.com

Socks are often considered the most requested, but least donated clothing item at homeless shelters.



Sundberg kind of day | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer ISHPEMING — If you've played the Ishpeming football team, you know by now that it's hard to stop the Sundbergs.



Playoff teams also earn West PAC top awards  Marquette Mining Journal

NEGAUNEE — The area's three high school football playoff teams — Ishpeming, Westwood and Gwinn — captured numerous special awards while garnering ...



Negaunee Male Chorus prepares for annual Christmas concert  UpperMichigansSource.com

The Negaunee Male Chorus plans on kicking off the holiday season next weekend during their annual Christmas show.



Costly mistakes hurt Westwood in playoff loss to Calumet  Marquette Mining Journal

By Journal Sports Staff CALUMET — Despite having its chances, things came to a quick halt for the Westwood High School varsity football team in the opening r.



Westwood boys use inside game to take down Negaunee  Marquette Mining Journal

NEGAUNEE — Junior guard Nathan Beckman scored 17 points to help the Westwood High School boys basketball team earn a 58-49 victory over ...



Westwood High School to receive expansions pending millage vote  UpperMichigansSource.com

The 4.17 million dollar project would add 13 new parking spaces, two visitor locker rooms, a new auxiliary gym, and athletics entrance to Westwood High School ...



Area alumni softball tourneys now include Gwinn | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

GWINN — Another tournament has been added to the list of Marquette County schools holding alumni softball events around the Fourth of July. Gwinn High ...



200 the magic number for Hematites | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

By RYAN SPITZA Journal Sports Writer ISHPEMING — 200 was the big number for the Ishpeming football team on Friday night. Senior Hunter Smith rushed for ...



Patriots open with win: Beat L'Anse 47-19 in 1st game of year | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — Junior Ty Alderton and seniors Nathan Beckman and Zach Niemi each had 10-point nights to lead the Westwood High School boys basketball ...



Break up the party: Only Negaunee's Emily Paupore, Talon Prusi able to do that to Ishpeming at top of WIN cross country meet  Marquette Mining Journal

NEGAUNEE — Emily Paupore and Talon Prusi of Negaunee broke through what was otherwise a stranglehold by Ishpeming runners in the top four boys and ...



Perfect season capper | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

By JOHN VRANCIC Special to the Journal MUNISING — The Ishpeming boys added to their already rich cross country tradition Saturday, becoming the first o.



Prep basketball roundup: Mustang girls win big, Patriot boys victorious  Marquette Mining Journal

By Journal Sports Staff MUNISING — The Munising High School girls varsity basketball team opened its season with a win Monday night behind a 26-point ...



Red, White and Blue winners: Westwood High School alumni softball tournament crowns trio of champions on Fourth of July  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — The eights weren't really wild but they did come up champions at the annual Westwood High School alumni softball tournament held at ...



Negaunee unable to catch up to Mid-Peninsula Conference volleyball champ Gladstone  Marquette Mining Journal

GLADSTONE — A strong start led Gladstone past Negaunee in their final regular-season volleyball match here Tuesday. The Braves won in straight sets, 25-12,



Westwood Patriots wrestling team captures Manistique Duals, district tournament titles | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

The Westwood High School wrestling team has won several late- and post-season championships in recent weeks. The Patriots went undefeated over five ...



Manistique football forfeits again | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

NEGAUNEE — For the second time in three weeks, Manistique High School will have to forfeit a varsity football game due to a lack of healthy players. Manistiq.



Slippery when wet: Even winners slide around at Al Quaal at Strom Invitational  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — Despite rain for much of the day, the precipitation stopped long enough to let a handful of Upper Peninsula high school cross country teams ...



Ishpeming business students best in country  UpperMichigansSource.com

ISHPEMING, Mich. (WLUC) Business students from Ishpeming are celebrating their title as best in the country. Ten students from Westwood High School ...



Senior Hart Holmgren leads Ishpeming Hematites' late push to get 76-47 Class C district boys basketball tournament win over Gwinn Modeltowners  Marquette Mining Journal

NEGAUNEE — The best players step up at the most opportune times and Ishpeming's Hart Holmgren did just that Wednesday night. With the Hematites holding ...



Schools adjust health education after legalization of recreational marijuana  UpperMichigansSource.com

With a week into the legalization of recreational marijuana, schools are looking to adjust their health curriculum.



Area well represented: 6 of 10 inductees in Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame class of 2018 have direct area ties  Marquette Mining Journal

HARRIS — Jack Ingalls admits he was “an average Class C high school athlete.” But Ingalls knew how to coach, work with his assistants and motivate his b.



Marquette netters post another decisive victory over Escanaba  Marquette Mining Journal

ESCANABA — The Escanaba girls were unable to win any flights in an shutout high school girls tennis loss at Marquette last month. Sophomore Jacey Moreau ...



Taking a stand | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — Pupils in Marquette County joined thousands of students across the nation by walking out of schools at 10 a.m. Wednesday — the one-month ...



Hematites join Miners: Negaunee takes 9th straight Mid-Peninsula Conference girls track & field title, Ishpeming wins close boys meet  Marquette Mining Journal

GWINN — The Negaunee girls maintained their stranglehold on the Mid-Peninsula Conference track title Thursday, scoring 162 points. Negaunee, crowned ...



The giant killers: Holmgren leads Ishpeming to upset of undefeated Mountaineers  Marquette Mining Journal

“It's a great feeling, but I couldn't have done it without my teammates.” — Hart Holmgren, Ishpeming senior,. on reaching 1,000 career points. —————–.



Westwood boys tennis team dispatches Iron Mountain, 8-0 | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

IRON MOUNTAIN — Four-time defending Upper Peninsula Finals Division 2 champion Westwood downed Iron Mountain 8-0 in a boys tennis meet held ...



Michigan Tech announces Dean's List | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University has released the Dean's List for the 2017 fall semester. More than 1800 students were named to the Dean's ...



Fighting through the cold | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — The conditions weren't exactly pleasant at the MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 2 Finals in girls tennis on Thursday at Westwood High School.



High schoolers learn trade skills at Jacobetti Complex  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — Construction is not always about strength or gender. To help get that point across, high school girls from across the Upper Peninsula took.



Westwood students excel in competition | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

More than 300 business students competed at Bay College in Escanaba on Jan. 6, demonstrating their skills in finance, business administration, management ...



Unleashing their bats | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

NATIONAL MINE — Ishpeming swept a Mid-Peninsula Conference high school softball doubleheader from Westwood on Thursday evening at the Tilden ...



Regional spelling bee held; winners compete March 8 in Negaunee and Westwood | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain-Kingsford Community Schools hosted the Upper Peninsula Community Education Association Regional Spelling Bees on ...



Ishpeming Hematites pull away from Gwinn Modeltowners in 2nd half of girls basketball game  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — Ishpeming went on a second-half run to pull away from a halftime tie and defeat Gwinn 67-51 in a high school girls basketball game played ...



Community weighs in on Eagle East proposal | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — About 50 people attended a Michigan Department of Environmental Quality hearing on Monday at Westwood High School in Ishpeming.



Ishpeming's Hart Holmgren named Class C all-state honorable mention  Marquette Mining Journal

DETROIT — It was finally time to celebrate on the Breslin Center court for Pierre Mitchell of Detroit Edison after suffering heartbreak at the site in previou.



Body found in Ishpeming field ID'd | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Police Department, with the help of UP Health System-Marquette, have positively identified the woman found last week near the ...



Rock-solid power: Ishpeming Hematites softball team pounds out hits in sweep of Gwinn Modeltowners  Marquette Mining Journal

“The hits weren't dropping before and now they're starting to drop more and that's a really good thing.” — Ben McGuire, head coach, Ishpeming softball.



Spreading the cheer | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — Many people got into the spirit of giving at the Salvation Army's Ishpeming office Monday morning, as volunteers unloaded multiple truckloads.



Johns leads Ishpeming girls past IM | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — No matter the venue, no matter the date, Ishpeming wasn't going to look past Iron Mountain in a girls basketball game played Wednesday.



No injuries in Ishpeming house fire | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — An unattended candle is believed to be the cause of a house fire in Ishpeming on Sunday morning. The City of Ishpeming Fire Department, ...



Car-bus crash investigated | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — Ishpeming police have issued an update on the accident involving a passenger vehicle and an Ishpeming Public Schools bus that occurred ...



Mid-Peninsula Conference likely break-up: 5 of 7 schools get preliminary OK to join West PAC in most sports  Marquette Mining Journal

“There is no firm timeline for finalization.” — Sean Jacques, Calumet athletic director, West PAC commissioner. —————. CALUMET — The first step in ...



No buzzer beater: Ishpeming Hematite girls escape with 42-40 win when Westwood Patriots' game-winner won't fall  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — A game between heated rivals should come down to the final seconds, and it did between the Ishpeming and Westwood girls basketball teams ...



Rebuilding for success | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — After making it to the MHSAA Division 7 state championship four years in a row and winning it three times, most recently in 2015, some people ...



15 high school swimmers, divers from area named All-U.P.  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — Fifteen area high school swimmers and divers were named All-Upper Peninsula earlier this week. The athletes were chosen by the coaches of ...



Well represented: 7 of 10 Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame inductees for 2018 have area connections | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MENOMINEE — A number of former coaches and two standout golfers are among the 10 people selected recently to the latest class of the Upper Peninsula ...



Five teachers hired at BTS | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

KINGSFORD — Five teachers have been hired by the Breitung Township Schools District just in time to start out the new school year when classes begin ...



Ishpeming sailor continues 75 years of Seabee tradition  UpperMichigansSource.com

Ishpeming native and Westwood High School graduate, Petty Officer 3rd Class Lucas Ferguson, builds and fights around the world as a member of a naval ...



Marquette County Medical Care Facility breaks ground | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

The Lake Superior Community Partnership recently teamed up with the Marquette County Medical Care Facility for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the ...



Patriots lead way at Division 4 wrestling | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

By Journal Sports Staff MUNISING — Led by seven champions, 26 area wrestlers advanced to regionals after competing at the MHSAA Division 4 individual ...



Sports Snapshots | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Feb. 8-14.



Rotary aids Women's Center | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

GRADE 12 *Denotes 4.0 ALL As: Celeste C. Achatz, *Nathan D. Beckman, *Colin C. Bjorne, *Austin W. Brewer, Adam ... Superior Extrusion Inc. celebrates 20 ...



Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Old Ish Auto  Marquette Mining Journal

On July 19. the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the one-year anniversary and new GINCC ...



A little of everything: Blistering shooting, withering defense lead Westwood girls to big win over Manistique  Marquette Mining Journal

“We were hitting shots from all over the place.” — Kurt Co. Westwood's Tessa Leece, left, takes a shot as Manistque defenders, from left, Madison Berry, Sydnee ...



Mighty Mustangs: Munising High School wrestlers win Division 4 team district crown to advance to regional tourney | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

Up next: For Divison 4 wrestlers, individual district tournament to be held at Munising High School on Saturday. ——————————–. Westwood's Sam Gilles ...



Westwood's Lauren Farley top girls high school golfer at Marquette Invitational  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — Morning rain showers and temperatures dropping to the low 40s couldn't stop high school golf teams from competing at the Marquette ...



Spotlight: Amanda Matznick sponsored by Rotary Club | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

Amanda Matznick from Westwood High School is a high school exchange student sponsored by the Ishpeming Rotary Club. She is currently spending a year of ...



Westwood rolls past L'Anse 38-10 | News, Sports, Jobs  Daily Mining Gazette

ISHPEMING — It was a battle of the unbeatens Friday night at Westwood, but the outcome ended up being pretty one-sided. In the end, Westwood used its ...



Local gridders sign letters of intent | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — Wednesday was the day that the 2018 college football season unofficially began as high school seniors from around the country signed their ...



Westwood Patriots boys smother L'Anse Purple Hornets, 57-6 | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — Blake Hewitt dropped 16 points while Cameron Mason added 11 as the Westwood boys basketball team defeated L'Anse 57-6 at Westwood ...



24 years in the making: Iron Mountain Mountaineers capture 1st regional title since 1994 with 56-44 win over Calumet  Marquette Mining Journal

“It's going to be tough but they have a goal in mind and so far we've accomplished all of those goals.” — Harvey “Bucky” Johnson, IM head coach, on the ...



Several local athletes compete in U.P. All-Star softball doubleheader  Marquette Mining Journal

NORWAY — Team Nord and Team Bal split the softball UP All-Star doubleheader on Wednesday at Marion Park. Team Nord took the first game 13-9 before ...



Republic-Michigamme Hawks, Manistique Emeralds girls basketball teams break into win column in final regular-season games  Marquette Mining Journal

REPUBLIC — The long wait is over for the Republic-Michigamme High School girls basketball team. The Hawks opened their season with 19 straight losses, ...



19 area players on UP Football All-Star rosters | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

These 19 area players will be suiting up in the Upper Peninsula Football All-Star Game to be played at 1 p.m. today at the Superior Dome. Front row from left, D.



Cheer Club | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

From left, Ryan Henning, 6, and Eli Henning, 8, hold gifts they dropped off for The Mining Journal's Cheer Club Wednesday afternoon.The Mining Journal's ...



Hitting the mats in Marquette County | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

GWINN — Five teams from around Marquette County gathered at Gwinn High School Thursday night to compete in the Marquette County Invite wrestling meet.



It's 'Rock the Socks!' time | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — A sockless society probably is not in the future for the Marquette area. Marquette Alternative High School is spearheading the annual “Rock th.



Learning experience applied | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — It took a while for things to get going for the Westwood football team last season. The Patriots were young and it showed in their first few ga.



Volleyball: Wolves sweep Forest Park in regional semis | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

ISHPEMING — Breane Bedgood tallied 11 kills and three aces to propel the Carney-Nadeau volleyball team into the regional finals with a three-set sweep of ...



Students participate in BPA National Leadership Conference | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — Ten Westwood High School students were among 5500 student delegates who competed at the Business Professionals of America National ...



Manistique boys basketball team working toward building quality  Marquette Mining Journal

Manistique boys 2017-18 schedule All times Eastern Dec. 5 — at Iron Mountain, 7:45 p.m. Dec. 8 — at Gladstone, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 15 — Gwinn, 7:30 p.



Houghton boys roll to victory, Houghton girls finish 2nd at Division 1 regionals | News, Sports, Jobs  Daily Mining Gazette

ISHPEMING — Despite a weather delay, six high school track and field teams battled through the cold Friday evening at Westwood High School in the Division I ...



Best Buy aids Rotary | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

Best Buy Manager Steve McCoy donates a 40-inch LED flat screen TV to Rotary Club of Ishpeming President Lance Peterson for the club's 34th annual Evening ...



Munising's Marissa Ackerman, Westwood's Chris Jackson earn top Upper Peninsula Division 2 girls tennis honors  Marquette Mining Journal

IRON RIVER — Munising senior Marissa Ackerman and Westwood coach Chris Jackson lead a contingent of 21 honorees from area schools with Division 2 ...



Coming back home: Marquette Senior High School wrestlers take Marquette County Meet title with 45-27 win over Westwood Patriots in finals  Marquette Mining Journal

“It was all about owning the matchups.” — Tony Gentz, head coach, Marquette Senior High School wrestling. ——————————-. MARQUETTE — The ...



Exuding confidence: Marquette track teams pull off 2nd sweep in 3 days at Marquette County Meet  Marquette Mining Journal

GWINN — Two days after sweeping the Lions Invitational, Marquette continued its high school track and field dominance Monday afternoon with a sweep at the ...



Negaunee's Natalie Bartle named Class C First Team all-state  Marquette Mining Journal

DETROIT — Rickea Jackson was on a mission to make sure Detroit Edison repeated as Class C state champions. Jackson, a 6-foot-3 junior forward, averaged ...



Attack and conquer: Carney-Nadeau graduate Hunter Eichhorn posts 8-under 64 to grab U.P. Golf Association men's lead, Ishpeming's Mark Clements 7th with even-par 72  Marquette Mining Journal

NORWAY — Carney's Hunter Eichhorn attacked Oak Crest Golf Course and emerged with the first-round lead Tuesday in the 104th edition of the Upper ...



Arrest made in drive-by shooting | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — An Ishpeming man has been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting that occurred on Aug. 28 at 635 Iron St. in Ishpeming. Brandon ...



Experience vs. youth: Former champ Karen Plaisier of Ishpeming faces young gun Payton Dube of Hancock in U.P. Ladies Golf Association tourney quarterfinals  Marquette Mining Journal

Ishpeming's Karen Plaisier golfs against Lisa Dionne in the first round of match play at the Upper Peninsula Ladies Golf Association Championships on Sunday ...



Neighbor Night Out events announced | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — A number of groups have announced Neighbor Night Out parties locally. They include: ≤ Ishpeming Township, Township of ...



Eagle Mine announces new general manager  UpperMichigansSource.com

HUMBOLDT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - Lundin Mining's Eagle Mine in Marquette County has a new general manager. According to a Thursday morning press ...



Looking for more: Westwood football team preparing for 2nd consecutive downstate trip in playoffs  Marquette Mining Journal

“We have to shore up a few things both offensively and defensively in order to compete against Lake City.” — Scott Syrjala, head coach, Westwood football.



Battle of the titans: Negaunee Miners defeats Westwood Patriots in 1st matchup of 2016 Upper Peninsula champions  Marquette Mining Journal

NEGAUNEE — Right out of the gates, two titans clashed on the tennis courts on Wednesday morning. Only one still looked strong afterward. Upper Peninsula ...



Back on the basketball court | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — The 2017-18 high school basketball season may have concluded, but that won't stop a basketball game from being played at Marquette Senior ...



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