Hackers Air Zombie Apocalypse Message On EASTwo local television stations say hackers broke into their Emergency Alert System with messages warning of a zombie apocalypse.
Accidental Drowning Ruled Cause Of NMU Soccer Player's DeathAccidental drowning was ruled the cause of death of a Northern Michigan University soccer player who was found unresponsive in a campus pool, according to an autopsy finding released by the school Friday.
Intoxicated Motorist Slams Into Bar's BathroomsA 27-year-old Upper Peninsula man has been jailed after driving into a bar's bathrooms.
7 Schools Leaving Big EastThe seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football have decided to leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.
NMU: Player Who Died In Pool Not Seen In DistressAn investigation into the drowning of an 18-year-old freshman on Northern Michigan University's varsity women's soccer team confirmed that no one saw or heard her in distress in the water.
UP Ethanol Plant Survives Court ChallengeA federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit challenging a proposed ethanol plant in the eastern Upper Peninsula.
MEDC-Backed Projects Bringing $139M Investment, 399 New Jobs To MichiganThe Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of three brownfield work plans as well as Michigan Business Development and Community Revitalization program incentives to four companies planning expansions in the state. The projects are expected to generate up to $138.8 million in investments and add 399 new jobs in Michigan.
We Energies Wolverine In Joint Ownership Of Presque Isle Power PlantWe Energies and Wolverine Power Cooperative announced today that the two companies will pursue joint ownership and the addition of new emission controls at the Presque Isle Power Plant in Marquette.
'Biocarbon' Plant In Marquette Converts Biomass To Carbon FiltersBiogenic Reagents of Minneapolis Monday announced the completion of construction and the start of production at its new $30 million plant in Marquette.
Michigan Judge Delays Ruling On Exotic Swine BanAn Upper Peninsula judge has postponed a ruling on whether Michigan's ban on exotic swine is constitutional.
Marquette Becomes Verizon's 400th 4G LTE MarketVerizon Wireless announced that Marquette, Michigan, will become the 400th market to receive high-speed mobile broadband service with the expansion of its 4G Long Term Evolution network on Oct. 18.
Attempt Fails To Get Drugs Into Michigan PrisonAuthorities say someone apparently tried to get illegal drugs into a prison in Michigan's Upper Peninsula by tossing them over a fence to an inmate.
UP Health Info Exchange Gets ContractNashville, Tenn.-based ICA, a provider of technology that enables care management and health information exchange, announced it has signed a contract with the Upper Peninsula Health Information Exchange.
Schools Mull Pledge Of Allegiance, US Flag BillsBay City Public Schools Superintendent Doug Newcombe says most schools in his 8,400-student district already set aside time to recite the Pledge of Allegiance - and some of those buildings' classrooms have U.S. flags on the wall.
Hikers Find Body In Upper PeninsulaThe Mining Journal in Marquette reports that three female hikers found a badly decomposed body near the water's edge of a bog.