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Pilot Killed In Plane Crash In Ontonagon County

UPDATE:  The pilot killed in Saturday’s plane crash has been identified as 36-year-old Jack Maccani of Ironwood.  An autopsy will be performed as required by the FAA and NTSB. Undersheriff Witt of the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Department will accompany FAA and NTSB personnel to the site today. DNR Porcupine Mountain …

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Finlandia Adopts New Learning Management System

Finlandia University has adopted a new online learning system for the upcoming 2019-20 school year.  The learning management platform Canvas is expected to help streamline the learning and grading process. “The new Canvas classrooms will provide students with the technology that is needed for learning to come alive, no matter …

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Baraga County Fair Begins Today

The Baraga County Fair gets underway today for three days of country fun and fare at the fairgrounds in Pelkie. The public is welcome to come and enjoy the animals, competitions, carnival rides, and entertainment today through Sunday. Highlights include the Baraga County Queen competition, the exhibit hall, and the …

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Pine Ridge Apartment Residents Remain Displaced

Marquette city officials continue to evaluate the condition of the Pine Ridge apartment building, which was damaged by a fire earlier this week. Meanwhile, many residents of the building continue to be sheltered at the Superior Dome on the campus of Northern Michigan University. Because of the extensive damage done …

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Former Marquette Hospital Site Buyer Pulls Out Of Deal

The buyer for the former Marquette General Hospital campus is pulling out of the deal. Veridea Group entered into a purchase and sale agreement last November with a subsidiary of LifePoint Health to acquire the 21-acre site.  That agreement was subject to satisfactory due diligence results and certain other conditions …

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Brewers Lose Late – Friday Sports Wrap

MLB The Detroit Tigers had yesterday off, and begin a series against the Rangers in Texas tonight. Tyler Alexander will pitch against Lance Lynn. Pregame coverage starts at 7:40 on 99.3 The Lift. New Tigers outfielder Travis Demeritte is expected to make his debut in tonight’s game. Demeritte was one …

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