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Fire death reported in Ishpeming

ISHPEMING, MI— One person died in an Ishpeming house fire Monday morning. Ishpeming Township Fire and Rescue responded around 3:30 a.m. to a residence on Silver Street. They found it completely engulfed. Firefighters got the flames under control, and a search revealed one deceased person in the back of...
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1 dead in U.P. house fire

ISHPEMING TOWNSHIP, MI – One person was found dead in a home that caught fire early Monday in Ishpeming Township, officials said. The home on Silver Street in Ishpeming Township was fully engulfed in flames when the local fire department responded around 3:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, WLUC reports. They quickly got the blaze under control.
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Marquette applying to be EV smart community

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette City Commission is applying to become an electric vehicle smart community. The commission unanimously agreed to apply to a program by Clean Fuels Ohio, the Ecology Center and the Michigan Municipal League. 25 communities will be selected to participate, half of which will be...
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Great Lakes Family Health Center Adds New Doctor In Gwinn

Leah Abbott, MD, has joined the team of family medicine providers at Upper Great Lakes Gwinn Family Health Center (UGL). Dr. Abbott is originally from Southeastern Michigan and grew up in Wyandotte, MI, a town about halfway between Detroit and Toledo. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology degree...
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Marquette takes steps toward electric vehicle readiness

MARQUETTE, MI— The Marquette City Commission Monday night approved a letter of commitment to the EV Smart Communities program. The program is designed to provide municipalities with a roadmap to electric vehicle readiness, including securing funding and getting projects off the ground. Program officials will pick 25 communities to...
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Upper Peninsula experiencing lack of foster care

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Right now there’s a lack of foster homes in the Upper Peninsula. The executive director of Child and Family Services of the U.P. (CFSUP) Sara Miller and child welfare specialist Courtney Joffee explain what this means for our area’s youth. Miller and Joffee uncover...
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Marquette County Fair to return Aug. 11

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette County Fair is expected to return in high numbers this year. The Marquette County Fair has been known to have “three days of fun” ever since it was established in 1988. Fair President, Walt Maki sees this year being one of the...
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1 dead following early morning house fire in Ishpeming

ISHPEMING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: One person was found dead following a structure fire at 185 Silver Street early Monday morning. Ishpeming Township Fire Department responded to a fully engulfed structure fire at 3:26 a.m. The department said firefighters were able to get the flames under control quickly. An...
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Negaunee Miners back to work for 2022 season

NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WJMN) – The Negaunee Miners are back to work building their foundation for the 2022 season. “This is what you look forward to,” said Paul Jacobson, the head coach for the Miners. “The only thing better than this is the Friday nights under the lights. This is what you spend all summer working towards. There are roughly 612 teams in the state of Michigan that are practicing right now. I mean, it’s the right of passage and we’re happy to be out here on the field.”
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Two Houghton Runners sign NLI's 8 4 2022

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Marquette Maritime Museum teams with Liberty Children’s Art Project for summer art and history

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette Maritime Museum partnered with Liberty Children’s Art Project for a summer program Monday afternoon. Children first toured the Maritime Museum learning about the history of Lake Superior and sailors and crews who work on the lake. Then, it was time for them to use their imagination to create or make up their own treasure map of the Upper Peninsula with their art.
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Steve Asplund shows how to make peanut butter banana bread

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Today in Upper Michigan... Marquette is taking steps to become a greener city, Sawyer International Airport is dropping one of its Detroit flights, Munising hopes to alleviate the housing shortage, and the U.P. sees a significant lack of foster homes. Plus... Steve Asplund shares his peanut...
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LOCAL 3 MONDAY EVENING WEATHER FORECAST 8/9/2022

STATE FORECAST FOR UPPER MICHIGAN NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE, MI 308 PM EDT MON AUG 8 2022 /208 PM CDT MON AUG 8 2022/ TONIGHT...CLEAR WEST AND CENTRAL. BECOMING CLEAR EAST. PATCHY FOG DEVELOPING. LOWS 44 TO 58...COOLEST IN THE INTERIOR AND WARMEST WEST NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR. TUESDAY...SUNNY AND WARMER. HIGHS 72 TO 84...WARMEST WEST. TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 58 TO 65. WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 67 TO 82...WARMEST SOUTH. WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS 47 TO 61....COOLEST WEST INTERIOR. THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS 68 TO 75. FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 44 TO 61...WARMEST NEAR THE GREAT LAKES SHORELINES. HIGHS 69 TO 81...COOLEST NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR. SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 51 TO 64...WARMEST NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR. HIGHS 71 TO 82...COOLEST NEAR LAKE SUPERIOR. $$ 07.
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NMU To Host Cybersecurity Symposium Aug. 30-Sep. 1

The Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute (UPCI) at Northern Michigan University will host a cybersecurity symposium Tuesday, Aug. 30 through Thursday, Sept. 1. This inaugural event will bring together multiple state, federal and civilian cybersecurity resources to connect with regional cybersecurity practitioners and decision makers. The UPCI is able to offer the event free to participants, thanks to funding from the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
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Michigan Farm Bureau, UM researchers explore rural families' experience with food assistance

For longtime Ishpeming, Mich., resident Lizzy Nevala, her town is a tale of two cities: the one where those lucky enough to have well-paid jobs in mining are doing great, and the one where residents need to decide whether to pay rent or buy food. “You have people who are doing real well and are living in town and paying these exorbitant prices,” said Ms. Nevala, director of operations at the Ishpeming Salvation Army in Marquette County, who for 20 years has been working with the organization providing support for residents in need. “And there are people who are living on minimum wage or if...
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Veridea, NMU Board Chair respond to Cambensy letter to MI AG

MARQUETTE, MI— The Veridea Group and Steve Young, Chair of the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees, have responded to a letter from state Representative Sara Cambensy to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, questioning various aspects of a project to reuse the old Marquette General Hospital site. The press...
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