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Man dies from carbon monoxide poisoning

From the Michigan Department of Natural Resources MARQUETTE — A man overcome with carbon monoxide who a Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officer tried to rescue last week has died. The incident occurred at 3:43 p.m. Wednesday when CO Mike Evink was dispatched to a ...

A daily dose of creativity

MARQUETTE — You don’t have to be a Renoir or Monet. You don’t even have to be better than a finger-painting nursery schooler. You just have to do something creative for 100 consecutive days. The fourth annual Community 100DayProject will begin Saturday and end May 1. Partnering with ...

Joshua Davis lights up the stage at MSHS

Joshua Davis takes the stage at Marquette Senior High School Thursday afternoon, performing on behalf of On Stage 4 Kids, a music education project that brings professional musicians to schools around the midwest. Davis is known for appearing as a contestant in NBC’s “The Voice” in 2015. ...

Local briefing

Fee waiver applications available MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette provides a mechanism for community stakeholders to submit for waiver of city fees and/or in-kind services provided by the city and/or cash payments, under City Code, Chapter 2 Administration, Division 3 Finance, Public ...

Homeland Security agent warns parents about online predators

MARQUETTE — Being a kid today is not the same as when Negaunee High School parents were kids. A big difference? There were no cell phones with cameras or social media with many ways to connect with other people. That brings a tremendous risk for kids unfamiliar with the dangers of online ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — Marquette’s recently-enacted smoking ordinance is beginning to create a stir in the community. Some residents complained to ...

3 injured in Thursday crash in Negaunee Township

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP — Three people were sent to the hospital Thursday morning following a collision on U.S. 41 near Brebner Road in Negaunee Township. According to a press release from the Michigan State Police, 43-year-old Lori Raisanen of Wisconsin lost control of her westbound traveling ...

Police log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.35 $2.60 Hancock (Dave’s Service) $2.57 Manistique (Citgo) $2.54 Ontonagon (Holiday) $2.54 Escanaba (BP) $2.49 Ishpeming (Elaine’s) $2.49 Sault Ste. Marie (USA Marathon) $2.51 Marquette (Holiday) $2.46 Iron Mountain (Murphy USA) $2.27 Baraga (Pines ...

Detour woman arrested in motor vehicle death

CHIPPEWA COUNTY — A 37-year-old Detour woman was arrested and arraigned in the Chippewa County District Court earlier this week on one count of manslaughter with a motor vehicle and failure to report an accident. The charges stem from a Dec. 2 accident in which a truck was discovered by ...

Negaunee City Council to consider televising water infrastructure

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council will consider a proposal to televise a portion of the city’s sewer system on U.S. 41 during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Negaunee Senior Center. The proposal, if approved, will allow the city to enter into an agreement with Tri Media ...

Police Log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space ...

Police Log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — A slump in personal computer sales that was felt across much of the nation had little effect here. In fact, many local dealers report ...

Cedar Tree Institute is ‘Dancing for the Earth’

MARQUETTE — Celebrating nature and the environmental work performed by nonprofits is the focus of an event Thursday, set at one of Marquette’s most revered and cherished natural settings, Presque Isle Park. “Dancing for the Earth,” organized by Maria Formolo and Carrie Biolo, is a ...

Jacobetti memorial service planned

MARQUETTE — Lake Superior Hospice invites the public to a Memorial Service at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Chapel located within the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Anyone in the community who has lost a loved one and would like to honor and celebrate their memory is welcome ...

Ishpeming City Council to consider engineering for Lake Bancroft pavilion

By LISA BOWERS Journal Ishpeming Bureau ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City council will decide on the next steps needed to design and build a pavilion at Lake Bancroft Park at its regular meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Ishpeming City Hall Conference Room. The council will consider two ...

Scientists worry about lake herring crash, say new restrictions may help

LANSING — Scientists have been worried about the lake herring population in Lake Superior recently. In fact, last year they warned it could be headed towards a collapse. Lake Superior is the only Great Lake that still has a significant population of herring — or cisco as they’re ...

Police Log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space ...

Snyder opens emergency fund to local officials

MARQUETTE — Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday opened the state’s Disaster and Emergency Contingency Fund to help local municipalities in Marquette County with costs related to the severe flooding that evacuated homes and caused severe damage to roadways in October. “I commend the first ...