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Westwood Mall In Marquette Township Sold

Properties at the Westwood Mall in Marquette Township have been officially sold and will be going through some changes in the future. The main part of the mall, which includes the former JC Penney’s and Younkers spaces, has been sold to retail investor Michael Kohen of New York. The other …

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Stolen Firearms, Other Property Recovered During Search

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post have recovered multiple items of stolen property that was taken during a breaking and entering. Authorities say the search warrant was executed on a residence on the 500 block of North 4th Street in Marquette on Friday in relation with a Breaking …

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Markkanen Sees Silver Lining In GM Layoffs

With direct ties between the automotive industry and the Keweenaw Peninsula, could recent job cuts from General Motors have any economic impact to the area?  Awkward and unsettling is the current workplace environment at many General Motors facilities as the first round of job cuts has begun for many veteran …

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Aspirus Seeks Sole Ownership of Health Plan

WAUSAU, Wis. – Aspirus is pleased to announce plans to acquire full ownership of Aspirus Arise Health Plan of Wisconsin. Upon regulatory approval by the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance, Aspirus will buy WPS Health Solutions’ ownership stake in the Wisconsin-based health plan. “To help our communities become as healthy …

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Central UP Recovering From Ice Storm

While snow and freezing rain forced schools to close in the Copper Country Monday, parts of the Central Upper Peninsula were hammered with a dangerous ice storm. The weather not only caused school closures in Marquette County and the surrounding areas but the ice also caused widespread power outages. A …

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