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Houle Sainthood Cause Moves Forward

The following press release was issued by Communications Director John Fee from the Catholic Diocese of Marquette: Bishop John Doerfler’s statement on support of Houle sainthood cause It is an occasion of great joy in the Diocese of Marquette to receive the (unanimous) support of the U.S. bishops in the …

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New Interim CEO To Head Up UPHS-Marquette

UP Health System—Marquette has a new interim CEO. Veteran healthcare leader Jerry Dooley has been a part of the Duke LifePoint and LifePoint Health teams for more than a decade, serving as interim CEO for hospitals across the nation that are experiencing a leadership transition. He was chosen as the …

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Two UP Residents Among Governor’s Appointments

A pair of Upper Peninsula residents are being selected by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to serve on state boards and commissions. Marquette County Sheriff Gregory Zyburt is a member of the Marquette Area Public Schools Crisis Team. He is appointed to succeed Sheriff Douglas Wright who resigned May 10th to represent …

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Munising Man Facing Murder Charge

Sadowski appears in court in 2017 A Munising man is facing a murder charge in Alger County. Jason David Sadowski was arrested Friday afternoon following an investigation into a suspicious death of a 58-year-old Munising man on May 30th. Sadowski is currently lodged at the Alger County Sheriff’s Department where …

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Repaving Work Scheduled For US-41/M-28 near Ispheming

Motorists heading to Marquette County may be delayed after another construction project gets underway later this month. The Michigan Department of Transportation will invest about $2.7 million to resurface 10.4 miles of US-41/M-28 from Westwood Drive to west of M-95 near Ishpeming. Work will include joint repairs, crack repairs and …

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NMU Named Military Spouse-Friendly School

The following press release was issued by NMU: Northern Michigan University has been named a Military Spouse-Friendly School by Viqtory, a company that connects veterans and spouses with civilian opportunities. NMU previously earned gold status from the company by ranking 6th among small public schools nationwide designated as 2019-20 Military …

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