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Microgrid Legislation Encourages Energy Independence

Bipartisan legislation introduced in Lansing would allow for the use of microgrids.  “As a state, we should strive to find innovative ways to promote energy independence, reliability and resiliency, and this legislation is a step in that direction,” said Ed Rivet, executive director of the Michigan Conservative Energy Forum. “This commonsense, …

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Whitmer’s Education Bills Introduced In Lansing

Governor Gretchen Whitmer continues to promote her plans to ensure every Michigander has a path to a high wage skill. The governor met with a group of legislators Thursday to announce their support for House and Senate bills creating the MI Opportunity Scholarship and Michigan Reconnect Program. Representatives from fifteen business, labor, …

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Body Of Missing Iron River Man Found In Lake

IRON RIVER —A body found in a lake in Iron County has been identified. The Iron River Police Department contacted the Iron County Sheriff’s Office on Monday after a report of a body found in Bates Township. Deputies recovered the body of 47-year-old Jay Luckey of Iron River. Luckey had …

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Patient finds his strength thanks to UPHS Inpatient Rehab staff

The following press release was issued by UPHS-Marquette: Pictured are:Katie Kolbus, SLPRobbie Jo Fezatt, SWEmma Tuskey, OTBrian Jacobson, patientRitesh Tripathi, PT MARQUETTE — There were concerns over Brain Jacobson’s ability to make a full recovery. His whole left side was paralyzed, rendering him immobile. He struggled with his balance and …

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Construction On Roundabouts In Marquette Begins Next Week

Construction on two more roundabouts is set to begin in Marquette Township on US 41/M-28 between Marquette County Road 492 to just west of Brickyard Road, extending the existing boulevard. The project includes replacing signalized intersections with roundabouts at Brickyard Road and at CR 492 near Walmart and Target, along …

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Negaunee Woman Arrested After Police Chase

A Negaunee woman is facing multiple charges after leading police on a chase through a residential area in a stolen vehicle. The Marquette Police Department says the incident began Sunday shortly after 10:00am when a woman driving a tan Ford Taurus ran a stop sign at the corner of W. …

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