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UPHS Marquette plan for nurses intended strike dates

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - "We do hope that a strike will not be deemed necessary," said Brian Sinotte, the CEO of UP Health System Marquette early Friday afternoon. By law the Michigan Nurses Association is required to give the hospital at least 10 days before striking. Friday made it a 13 day noti

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-23 03:14:00

Marquette teen pleads guilty to Malicious Destruction of Property charges

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) Justin Zyburt plead guilty in Marquette County Circuit Court Friday afternoon to two charges of Malicious Destruction of Property. The 19-year-old plead guilty to Count 1 of Malicious Destruction of Property over $1,000 but less than $20,000 and Count 4 of Malicious Destruct

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-22 23:40:00

UPHS-MARQUETTE: Nurses set strike date

MARQUETTE - UP Health System-Marquette nurses notified hospital management today of their intent to strike on Oct. 5 and 6. "We have said all along that striking is an extremely serious decision for nurses. We want to be at the bedside caring for our patients. Duke LifePoint has made it all but imp

MINING JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Marji Gesick races return to Marquette this weekend

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - One of the most intense races in the Upper Peninsula will be back in Marquette County this weekend. The Marji Gesick includes 50- and 100-mile races, with biking and running categories. There are more than 600 racers already registered. Two races will attempt the 100-mile

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-22 01:30:00

Marquette joins 30 counties opposing Senate Bill 386

MARQETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - On Tuesday, the Marquette County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a resolution in opposition of the Senate Bill 386. This senate bill allows all individuals to contest a court order foreclosure. This bill introduced in May has given the Association of Treas

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-21 23:40:00

UP Health System-Marquette named Screening Center of Excellence

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - UP Health System - Marquette has been named a Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) for its ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening. Low dose CT screening for lung cancer carried out safely, efficiently and equitably saves tens of

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-21 20:43:00

Marquette City Commission discusses harbor lighthouse land

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette City Commission met this evening to discuss the best way to use the property where the harbor lighthouse sits. Commissioners toured the grounds and heard suggestions and proposals from community members and architects on the best way to utilize the property.

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-21 05:53:00

Marquette BLP selling solar panels

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - The Marquette Board of Light and Power has exciting news: their community solar garden is now producing clean, renewable energy. It's the first commercial solar project in the U.P. "It's a unique way that customers can be part of a municipal electric system are allowed to h

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-21 00:25:00

Marquette Township Fire Department to purchase radios with $98,000 FEMA grant

Marquette Township Fire Chief Ron DeMarse gives an update to the township board at its meeting Tuesday. The fire department was awarded a $98,000 federal grant this month to fund the purchase of 17 to 20 new portable radios in 2018. (Journal photo by Lisa Bowers) MARQUETTE - The Marquette Township F

MINING JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

GLRI Support: Marquette County Board passes resolution favoring Great Lakes clean-up funding

In this photo taken in 2000, a sign at the edge of Deer Lake near Ishpeming warned anglers of unsafe mercury levels in fish that were in the lake. Through Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding and the Partridge Creek Diversion Project, Deer Lake received a clean bill of health in 2014 after bei

MINING JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Blastomycosis: a deadly fungal infection in U.P. soil

L'ANSE, Mich. (WLUC) - It's a fungal infection that easily infects dogs in the Upper Peninsula, but most pet owners don't even know it exists. It's called blastomycosis and Kristie Menge of L'Anse is hoping others can learn from her dog's tragedy. "They're exposed by breathing in the fungal spores

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-23 03:14:00

Dr. Mary Pelton Cooper speaks at Northern Michigan University

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) A group met at Northern Michigan University on Friday to discuss Psychotherapy with people on the autism spectrum. The NMU Psychology department hosted Doctor Mary Pelton Cooper, a practicing therapist and retired NMU Professor. She spoke about the specific challenges people

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-23 01:42:00

Karl Bohnak releases third book featuring historical weather photos

NEGAUNEE, Mich. (WLUC) - TV6's own Karl Bohnak teamed up with local photography collector, Jack Deo, for his third book on weather in Upper Michigan. "Sunburns to Snowstorms" is a book that features 300 historical photos of all sorts of weather from across the U.P. Contents of the book include wint

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-22 23:25:00

What's Flying: With Autumn comes big changes in sounds

Autumn brings big changes in the sounds of the outdoors. The final notes of many song birds are being replaced by random choruses of Canada geese, slicing through clear, cool blue skies with their v-shaped knives. There for a moment, then gone. Sometimes another formation is not far behind, but on o

MINING JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

ROCKIN' AND ROLLING (Photo feature)

The Eastside Ramblers performed eclectic and fun music from inside a car in the lot across the street from Stuckos Pub Grill. Band leader Tom McKenzie said that since the event is called Music on Third Street it only made sense to play their music in an automobile. (Journal photo by Rachel Oakley) T

MINING JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

International Walk to School Day

MARQUETTE, Mi. (WLUC) - It was an exciting morning for students at Birchwood Elementary School, as they began their walk to school at St. Joseph's Church. But it was no ordinary walk. Two police cars, a firetruck, and fall athletes from Ishpeming High School created a tunnel for students to walk th

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-22 19:15:00

Ishpeming Rotary donates to Salvation Army

Rotary Club of Ishpeming donated $250 to the Ishpeming Salvation Army for their backpack initiative, which is a program to help local kids with school supplies. Pictured is Captain Doug Winters from the Salvation Army and Ishpeming Rotary President Lance Peterson. Rotary Club of Ishpeming donated $2

MINING JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Norway hangs on to beat Ishpeming, 3-2

ISHPEMING - Ishpeming fought back in the third and fourth sets but the Norway attack was too powerful as the Knights won a nonconference high school volleyball match in the Hematites gym on Thursday night. Norway prevailed 25-20, 25-20, 21-25, 25-23. Ishpeming head coach Katt Beerling said her team

DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Music on Third over for 2017

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Music on Third held its final night of the season Thursday. As expected, Third Street was lined with musicians playing many different genres of music from jazz to country to pop. There was even one group who played out of a car. Music on Third only had one cancellation th

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-22 03:01:00

UP jobless rate decreases in August

UPPER PENINSULA, Mich. (WLUC) - The Upper Peninsula jobless rate moved lower in August by 0.5 percentage points to 5.7 percent. This decrease was slightly larger than the 0.3 percentage point decline statewide over the month. Jobless rates contracted in all of the Upper Peninsula's 15 counties in

UPPERMICHIGANSSOURCE.COM POWERD BY WLUC TV6 - 2017-09-22 01:55:00