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WASTED!

MARQUETTE — In honor of Earth Day, the Marquette Food Co-op hosted a public screening Wednesday evening of the documentary “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste,” a film that aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle and eat food, followed by a panel discussion at the Ore Dock Brewing ...

Boss waives arraignment

MARQUETTE — The former football coach at Finlandia and Northern Michigan universities arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault-domestic violence entered a not guilty plea Monday in Marquette County District Court. Robert Boss’s Monday arraignment on the count was waived, according to ...

MBRC annual Spring Cleanup set for Saturday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee Inc. invites Marquette residents to participate in its annual Spring Cleanup Saturday. Participants are asked to meet from 10 a.m. to noon at Classic Auto Collision, 1305 S. Front St., Marquette, to get safety vests and ...

VFW convention Friday-Sunday

NEGAUNEE — The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary 14th District Spring Convention is being hosted by V.A. Romo Post 3165 of Negaunee. The event is set for Friday through Sunday. A veterans memorial service will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Negaunee Veterans Memorial in front of ...

Alger County chamber dinner set

MUNISING — The annual Alger County Chamber dinner is Tuesday. The ticket price is $30 and the dinner will be held at the Moose Lodge in downtown Munising. Tickets are available at the chamber office, 129 E. Munising Ave., or by phone with a credit card at 906-387-2138. The event will ...

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 ...

Pin-Ups on Tour visits Jacobetti

MARQUETTE — In an effort to re-create the magic of the Hollywood Canteen and honor veterans, a representative of the Las Vegas-based Pin-Ups on Tour visited the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette during its monthly member birthday party Tuesday afternoon. “We’re inspired by the ...

Photos show 2 Great Lakes electric cables were severed

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — Officials say underwater photos show two electric cables were severed in what Michigan’s attorney general says was a tugboat anchor strike in the waterway that connects Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. An investigative team led by the U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday ...

Marquette to flush water mains

MARQUETTE — Beginning Monday, the city of Marquette will be flushing water mains until around May 31. Residents may experience cloudy water and minimal water disruptions during this time. City officials advise those residents to let the water run until it is clear prior to usage.

Historical Society to meet May 2

HUMBOLDT — The Champion-Beacon-Humboldt Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. May 2 in the Humboldt Township Hall. The hall is located at 5178 County Road FA in Humboldt. Everyone is invited to attend.

SERA to hold lunch May 7

MARQUETTE — Monday is the deadline for reservations for the State Employees Retirement Lunch that’s planned for May 7. SERA Upper Peninsula Chapter 16 will be holding the luncheon at noon May 7 at Highland Golf Club in Escanaba. The program will feature Hantz personnel Laurie Schmidt ...

Soo tribe makes 2 percent contributions

SAULT STE. MARIE — The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians have provided nearly $165,000 to Upper Peninsula communities to support senior and youth services, and broader recreational and cultural opportunities for area residents, according to a press release. The funding is provided ...

Gwinn kindergarten sign-up today

GWINN — Kindergarten registration and vision/hearing screening for all students entering kindergarten at Gwinn Area Community Schools this fall is set for today at Gilbert Elementary School and Wednesday at Sawyer Elementary School. Parents should call Gilbert at 906-346-2775 or Sawyer at ...

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 ...

IHS musical set for this weekend

ISHPEMING — “Once on This Island” will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday in Ishpeming High School’s Peterson Auditorium. Under the direction of Denise Clark, musical direction Sheila Grazulis and choreographer Brianna Maki, the musical will be performed ...

NARFE meeting at service center

MARQUETTE — Wednesday’s meeting of National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1900 has been moved to the Engineering Conference Room of the new Marquette Municipal Service Center at 1100 Wright St. Members should enter through the main entrance and stop at the front ...

Elections board meeting changed

MARQUETTE — The April meeting of the city of Marquette’s Elections Board has been rescheduled. The meeting, originally scheduled for Thursday will now be held on April 30. The meeting will be called to order at 10 a.m. in commission chambers, located in Marquette City Hall at 300 W. Baraga ...

New MDOT Adopt-A-Highway dates

MARQUETTE — With persistent snowbanks and late season snowstorms complicating plans, the schedule for the annual Michigan Department of Transportation Adopt-A-Highway program has been changed. The ongoing pickup in the southern half of the Lower Peninsula will be extended through Sunday, ...

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 — Persons interested in saving Dandelion Cottage from demolition can attend a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of Peter White Public ...

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 ...