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WIC provides basic life needs to most vulnerable

September 15, 2015 From the unborn to 5-year-old children and their mothers in low-income families, the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program provides essential life-sustaining help to the most vulnerable members... more »»

Leading by example is powerful force

September 14, 2015 “If you think you can do something, but you’re scared — do it anyway.” Those were the words of a local 9-year-old quoted in Thursday’s edition of The Mining Journal. more »»

Mackinac Straits heavy crude ban falls short

September 12, 2015 Not good enough. more »»

Middle college program has solid first year

September 11, 2015 As it begins its second year, the Marquette Alger Technical Middle College is already showing promising results. more »»

Coercion to end life should be a crime

September 10, 2015 Abortion coercion should be unlawful. We also find it appalling that it already isn’t a criminal offense. But apparently in Michigan it isn’t. That’s why we applaud Rep. more »»

A warning to invest in energy infrastructure

September 9, 2015 Last month’s temporary spike in gas prices, caused by an unexpected shutdown of BP’s Indiana refinery, has subsided, but it serves as both a warning and reminder of how vulnerable Michigan and much... more »»

Students need learning tools to succeed

September 8, 2015 Students across Michigan are heading back to school. However, a number of students could be without some supplies to help them throughout the year. more »»

HEET powers Copper Country’s energy economy

September 5, 2015 With energy policy issues like net metering and local power generation, the people of the Copper Country have an advocate in the Houghton Energy Efficiency Team (HEET) representing Michigan Tech in ... more »»

Child advocacy program addresses a community need

September 4, 2015 A program currently in the developmental stages that’s starting to get positive local notice is called the Superior Child Advocacy Center. more »»

Closings show why you should shop locally

September 3, 2015 What makes a downtown unique? Is it the well-manicured flower boxes and streetscape? The smell of food cooking at local eateries? Is it the friendly people walking the sidewalks? One thing that... more »»

Get healthy start to school year

September 2, 2015 For a child, going back to school is often a mix of emotions. more »»

School taxpayers are ‘fighting’ the wrong battle

September 1, 2015 Several times in the last year alone, the News-Review’s editorial board has reminded, urged and pleaded — shoot, we’ve practically begged — area residents to get engaged in their local units of... more »»

Marquette gas price spike was step ahead of UP

August 31, 2015 Our area just went through quite a roller coaster ride related to gas prices. more »»

Kayla Mueller gave her life to save others

August 29, 2015 American Kayla Mueller went to the Middle East because she wanted to help people. As a result, she was captured by Islamic State terrorists. more »»

Let local schools decide when to start

August 28, 2015 It seems every year around this time debate over the start of school in Michigan occurs. However, with this year’s Labor Day coming Sept. more »»

Shop local for back-to-school spending

August 27, 2015 Whether it’s leggings, jeans, T-shirts or hoodies, clothing is flying off the racks here and elsewhere as parents prepare their student-children for the new school year. more »»

WW I memorial is long overdue

August 27, 2015 Frank Buckles is smiling. more »»

What, when to recover costs for emergency calls?

August 26, 2015 A factory’s fire alarm sounds at the dispatch center and fire trucks roll, only to find it is yet another false alarm. There’s no smoke, let alone fire. more »»

Legislature fails, again—must try again—on roads

August 25, 2015 There is plenty of blame to go around in the latest collapse of negotiations in Lansing on a road funding deal, but a large piece of it falls on an unexpected party: Gov. Rick Snyder. more »»

Second look at fireworks law suggests repeal

August 24, 2015 The Fourth of July passed more than a month ago, but in many Northern Michigan neighborhoods the skies still light up with fireworks into the overnight hours on some days. more »»



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