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See a moose? Report it

MARQUETTE, MI-- Department of Natural Resources officials are asking people who come across moose to tell them where they saw it. The DNR has been monitoring the animal since it was reintroduced to the U.P. in the 1980s. Estimates of the population are made through aerial surveys of the moose’s core range in the Western U.P., and observation reports are useful in determining the survey sample area. Residents or visitors who see a moose anywhere in the U.P. are urged to fill out a Moose...
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Marquette County ranks high on best mortgage list

MARQUETTE, MI-- Marquette County is third on the list of top places to get a mortgage in Michigan. That’s according to SmartAsset, a New York financial technology company that recently released its second annual study on the Best Places to Get a Mortgage. The study determines the top markets by comparing the likelihood of mortgage approval by county, as well as mortgage rates, average five-year borrowing costs, and property taxes. Marquette County comes in behind only Leelanau and Livingston...
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The following schools are closed Tuesday, February 09, 2016:  

All Saints Catholic Academy

Bessemer

Gogebic County Headstart

Ironwood

Wakefield-Marenisco

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MARQUETTE, MI--   Marquette County is third on the list of top places to get a mortgage in Michigan.

That’s according to SmartAsset, a New York financial technology company that recently released its second annual study on the Best Places to Get a Mortgage.  The study determines the top markets by comparing the likelihood of mortgage approval by county, as well as mortgage rates, average five-year borrowing costs, and property taxes.

Marquette County comes in behind only Leelanau and Livingston counties on the best places list—up from a rank of 23 in 2015. 

Carlos Osorio / AP

LANSING, MI (AP)--   The State Board of Canvassers has approved a petition to recall Governor Rick Snyder, but denied the majority of proposals related to Flint's lead-tainted water crisis.

The board was split across party lines Monday on one proposal to recall Snyder for acknowledging he had "failed" the people of Flint in his State of the State Address. The measure has failed because a vote of 3-1 is needed to approve ballot language.

MARQUETTE, MI--   Department of Natural Resources officials are asking people who come across moose to tell them where they saw it.

The DNR has been monitoring the animal since it was reintroduced to the U.P. in the 1980s.  Estimates of the population are made through aerial surveys of the moose’s core range in the Western U.P., and observation reports are useful in determining the survey sample area.

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