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Nice Community Schools' sinking fund projects begin for summer

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

Westwood Shakespeare Company presents Leaf it to the Professionals improv show

Westwood theater instructors say improv teaches valuable life lessons.

Purple Hornets fall to Westwood | News, Sports, Jobs  Daily Mining Gazette

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

Police investigating threat at Westwood High School

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

Marquette Alternative High School hosts 'Rock the Socks' drive

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

Ishpeming girls look to reload | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — Last year was one to remember for the Ishpeming girls basketball team. The Hematites won a district title and made it to the regional final alon.

Westwood High School holds “Meet the Patriots” Rally

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

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.

NICE Community School students march for school safety

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.

Westwood High School to receive expansions pending millage vote

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 ...

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 ...

Michigan Tech signs 36 football players to National Letters of Intent

HOUGHTON, Mi. Head Coach Steve Olson and the Michigan Tech football program are pleased to announce that 36 student-athletes have signed National ...

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 ...

Braves grapplers get 3rd at M-PC meet, Emeralds 6th | News, Sports, Jobs  Escanaba Daily Press

ISHPEMING — Seven Upper Peninsula varsity wrestling teams looked to get in one final tuneup before team and individual districts coming up this week during ...

Unanimous decision | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — With a 3-0 start and plenty of success on the state level over the past decade, it shouldn't be surprising that Ishpeming is the only unanimous.

Struggling in the snow | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

By RYAN SPITZA. Journal Sports Writer. ISHPEMING — Defense wins championships. That was evident under cold temperatures and snowy skies at the ...

Back to the playoffs | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

Quote lift: “It's nice to get it done this early and focus on some other things.” — JEFF OLSON, Ishpeming head coach, on clinching an MHSAA playoff spot.

Using painful '17 as a positive: Young Ishpeming Hematites football players getting thrust onto field pays off in experience this fall  Marquette Mining Journal

2018 Ishpeming Hematites schedule (* West PAC “B” game) Friday, Aug. 24 — * at Manistique, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 — * LAKE LINDEN-HUBBELL, 7.

Vaping in adolescents reaches epidemic level according to federal regulators

These days it's easy for adolescents to get their hands of e-cigs and other illicit products.

Manistique Emeralds football team looking to get in the win column again in a new conference  Marquette Mining Journal

2018 schedule (* West PAC “B” Division game) Friday, Aug. 24 — * ISHPEMING, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 — * at Gwinn, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7.

Five generations gather for photo opportunity | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

Five generations of a family recently got together for a photo opportunity. Pictured from left: Brandon Burbach, Isla Eberly, Adreanah Eberly and ...

A promising Classic: Upper Peninsula All-Star basketball games include 11 area high school players  Marquette Mining Journal

U.P. All-Star Classic rosters. —————-. GIRLS. —————-. NORTH. Marquette's Stasha Warchick shoots during a game against Westwood on Feb.

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 ...

All-star Wednesday: Annual Upper Peninsula high school softball games to include 16 players from area  Marquette Mining Journal

NORWAY — Claire McInerney and five of her teammates will continue to represent state champion Escanaba in the Upper Peninsula Senior All-Star Softball ...

Enter L'Anse, Ishpeming: But it's Westwood, Newberry that are area teams attaining the highest rank in latest Upper Peninsula high school football poll  Marquette Mining Journal

UPSSA High School Football Polls This week's U.P. Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association poll (with first-place votes, if any, record, total votes an.

Ishpeming sailor continues 75 years of Seabee tradition

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 ...

Police ID injured snowmobiler | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MUNISING — Police have released the identity of the snowmobiler who sustained serious injuries in a single-snowmobile accident on Trail 8 near Melstrand in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

Westwood's Sam Gilles, left, wrestles Munising's Colin Murdock during the championship meet between the schools of the MHSAA Division 4 team district ...

Eagle Mine announces new general manager

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

Special Needs students get a prom of their own

Westwood High School students hit the dance floor instead of the books Tuesday. Some students who weren't able to attend the school's prom had one of their ...

Redmen hockey names award winners | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

Major award winners were announced for the Marquette Senior High School varsity hockey team when its banquet was held in late March. In the front row from ...

Tournaments in high gear: It's win-or-go-home time for high school hockey, girls basketball teams  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — Cross your fingers that the weather cooperates as we enter March, since this week and next week are possibly the two busiest high school ...

Finlandia announces new football players

HANCOCK, Mi. There's excitement on the campus as the Finlandia University football team announces the initial signing class for the 2018 season. The class ...

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 ...

Veteran Ishpeming Hematites girls basketball team prevails in season opener at Bark River-Harris  Marquette Mining Journal

HARRIS — Having a veteran team is lights-out fun in a season-opening basketball game, and the Ishpeming Hematites were all smiles because it helped them.

9 area basketball teams make first set of U.P. high school basketball rankings  Marquette Mining Journal

Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association Basketball Polls First place votes listed in parentheses ------------------- GIRLS Class ABC.

Deal could help people in the Upper Peninsula avoid costly energy bills  Michigan Radio

The state of Michigan, several energy providers, and a mine operator have all agreed in principle on a plan that could put a stop to costly rate payments.

Michigan officials considering a 10000 acre land deal in the UP  Michigan Radio

Next month, a decision could be made on whether to sell thousands of acres in the Upper Peninsula to a Canadian mining company, Graymont Inc. It would be.

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, ...

Electronics disposal opportunities coming to Marquette County  ABC 10 News NOW

MARQUETTE — Anyone interested in getting rid of some old electronics like a TV or laptop, will soon have a couple opportunities in Marquette to dispose of ...

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.

Large supply of potash discovered in Northern Michigan  Michigan Radio

Michigan has always been rich in natural resources. And now potash, the mineral element from which potassium comes, has been found in the state as well.

Munising spikers top Wolves for regional crown | News, Sports, Jobs  Escanaba Daily Press

ISHPEMING — Things looked bleak for the Munising volleyball team during the MHSAA Class D regional championship match on Friday night. The Mustangs ...

Ishpeming Hematites' adjustments help jump-start offense in 61-49 girls basketball win over Calumet  Marquette Mining Journal

ISHPEMING — An 18-0 scoring run in the second quarter propelled Ishpeming to a 61-49 victory over Calumet Tuesday night in high school girls basketball. Wit.

Local sailor continues Seabee tradition | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

PORT HUENEME, Calif. — “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U.S. Navy's Construction Force — known as the “Seabees” — for the past 75.

Foster Closet receives sock donations, $500 check from Builders Exchange  Marquette Mining Journal

Foster Closet of Michigan, Marquette County Branch, received 628 pairs of new socks at the 2017 U.P. Builders Show. All were donated by the public.

Falling rock at Eagle Mine concerns environmentalists  WNMU-FM

MARQUETTE COUNTY, MI-- Environmental groups say a collapse at the Eagle Mine last year points to its instability, but mine officials are disputing that.

NMU announces winter 2017 semester dean's list | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

The following students qualified with a grade point average of 4.00. Baraga — Christine Wilson Bark River — Madisen Derouin, Amanda Hudson, Eli Oswald,

All-UP Boys Basketball 2016-2017 | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

MARQUETTE — Awards were spread out all over at the Upper Peninsula Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association meeting Wednesday afternoon with four ...

Boys and girls titles: At North Central All-Class Invitational high school cross country meet, Munising wins boys team title, Mustangs' Peramaki races to girls individual crown  Marquette Mining Journal

The Munising boys were crowned champions with 39 points, with a strong runner-up finish posted by Republic-Michigamme with 76 points. The Hawks beat out ...

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