Local

Budget Business

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council will hold a special meeting and 2018 budget workshop on Monday at 10 a.m. at the Ishpeming City Hall. Major goals for the city’s 2018 budget, according to City Manager Mark Slown’s Budget Message, are to continue the city’s critical ...

AUTUMN GOLD

ISHPEMING — “Autumn carries more gold in its pockets than all the other seasons,” American journalist and author Jim Bishop once wrote. The Salvation Army is hoping that some of that gold will be shared on Monday during the organization’s annual Harvest Fest celebration at River Rock ...

Fresh Coast Film Festival kicks off

Northern Michigan University students Olivia Walcott and Dylan Gonda, center left and right, are two of the makers of the film “Great Lakes, Great Stories,” which was the first film to premiere Thursday night in the 2017 Fresh Coast Film Festival. They and one other student, Ryan Watling, ...

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 ISHPEMING — Carey Ann Schaab, 12, and her brother, Peter, 9, were among the dog lovers who took part in the Marquette County Humane Society’s Dogwalk ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.54 $2.62 — Sault Ste. Marie (Marathon) $2.59 — Laurium (Marathon) $2.54 — Hancock (Holiday) $2.50 — Marquette (University BP) $2.49 — Gladstone (North Bluff Grocery) $2.44 — L’Anse (Holiday) $2.39 — Negaunee (Holiday) $2.39 — Baraga ...

Conservation District to celebrate

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Conservation District will celebrate its 62nd Natural Resources Celebration Dec. 6 at the Great Lakes Ontario room on the campus of Northern Michigan University. This event will feature appetizers and a cash bar and an election of officers, and will ...

Power lost after truck accident on U.S. 41

NEGAUNEE— The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office investigated a semi-trailer/telephone line incident shortly after 1:30 p.m. Thursday along U.S. 41 about half a mile west of Northwoods Road in Negaunee Township. The sheriff’s office said Pierre Crawford, 38, of Belleville, Illinois, a ...

Alger Conservation District to host 58th Annual meeting

MUNISING— Alger Conservation District’s 58th Annual Meeting and dinner will be Nov. 3 at the upstairs banquet room at 387 Restaurant, formerly Sydney’s, in Munising. The evening will begin with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar at 5:30 p.m. and a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by a ...

Grand opening set for Monday

MARQUETTE — The public is invited to the grand opening of the addition at Superior Hills Elementary School, 1201 S. McClellan Ave. The event, set for 5 p.m. Monday, will include a ribbon cutting and plaque presentation.

Local briefing

Two arrested on MDMA drug charges NEGAUNEE— Two Negaunee residents were arrested Tuesday at their Midway Drive home for felony drug charges, a press release issued by the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, or UPSET, said. According to Detective Lieutenant Tim Sholander, the ...

Local briefing

UPSET, police officers join efforts MARQUETTE — On Thursday, detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team, or UPSET, along with uniformed officers from Ishpeming Police Department, Marquette County Sheriff’s Department and Michigan State Police joined efforts to increase ...

Groups honored at Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Chamber of Commerce dinner

ISHPEMING — Dozens of western Marquette County community leaders and business owners got together at the Ishpeming Armory last night for the seventh annual Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Chamber of Commerce dinner. “The Great Gatsby” themed event asked participants to dress in their finest ...

Superior Health Foundation’s grant award celebration held

MARQUETTE — The Superior Health Foundation hosted its Fall Grants Awards Celebration Wednesday evening at the Holiday Inn of Marquette in tribute to the nearly $375,000 in grants it has given out in the past year. This year, SHF awarded about $27,150 in mini-grants, $64,000 in large ...

Local briefing

Special meeting tonight in Negaunee NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council will hold a special meeting tonight at 6 at the Negaunee Senior Center. The purpose of the meeting is a budget work session. The council will review staff answers to questions posed at previous work sessions and ...

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 ...

Surprise donation stuns gala audience

NEGAUNEE — Friday a big surprise took place when the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter held its annual fundraising gala, Cause for Paws. The event is one of the main fundraising events that supports the care of homeless animals in Marquette County. At the completion of the event ...

Recyclable collection date announced

AU TRAIN — The Au Train 4-H Club and the Superior Central Chapter of the National Honor Society will hold their semi-annual collection of recyclable materials from 8-10 a.m. Oct. 28 at the MSU Research and Extension Center in Chatham. Club members will be collecting newspapers and magazines ...

Booster club serves spaghetti

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Hematite Sports Booster Club will sponsor its 10th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 at the Ishpeming High School Cafeteria. Use the Division Street gym entrance. Take-out dinners will be available. Hematite gear will be ...