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State grant supports Invent@NMU, Innovate Marquette SmartZone collaboration

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has received a $1.15 million grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to implement a collaborative operating agreement involving Invent@NMU and the Innovate Marquette SmartZone. Both entities have developed distinct approaches toward ...

Two arrested in Gwinn cocaine, heroin bust

GWINN — Two men were arrested Monday after police located more than 60 grams of suspected cocaine along with heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana, prescription pills and cash at two residences in Gwinn. The charges relating to the distribution of cocaine, crack cocaine and heroin were brought ...

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Blasting to cause traffic delays NEGAUNEE — The contractor for the Michigan Department of Transportation U.S. 41/M-28 repaving project in Negaunee will be conducting controlled drilling and blasting operations from today through Friday and again July 5-15. Crews will drill holes and ...

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 fixture of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will fall prey to the wreckers ball this summer. The Guild Hall, located at 300 High St. adjacent ...

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 ...

Celebrity golf outing raises $122,600 for Beacon House

MARQUETTE — The 2017 Upper Peninsula Celebrity Golf Classic held last week in Marquette brought in roughly $122,600 to support operations of the Beacon House. The amount is slightly lower than 2016’s fundraising total of $164,000, but organizers said it still surpassed the $30,000 goal ...

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Special meeting held Wednesday ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the City Hall conference room to discuss a start date for the city’s $10.7 million infrastructure project. The project is expected to replace a quarter to one-third ...

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 ...

Fresh Coast Plein Aire Painting Festival coming up on Friday

MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette announces the inaugural “Fresh Coast Plein Air Painting Festival.” The festival will occur from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. A special public reception and viewing will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Iron Bay Restaurant and Drinkery. Prizes ...

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 — Receiving President Academic Fitness awards during an awards ceremony at Whitman School were presidential academic scholars, Jack Campbell, ...

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Green Riders to arrive in Munising MARQUETTE — A group of bicycle-activists called the Green Riders will arrive in Munising Monday. The nearly 50 riders started at the end of May from New York State, and will travel to Washington state for a mid-August arrival. However, they will make a ...

Ferguson withdraws run for 1st District

Dana Ferguson announces he is withdrawing his candidacy of the U.S Representative of Michigan’s 1st District at Third Street Bagel in Marquette Friday morning. Ferguson, a Negaunee resident, said he still wants to make an impact, just in a different role. “I am passionate about seeing some ...

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Woman injured following collision MARQUETTE — A Marquette woman was treated for non-life threatening injuries Friday afternoon after a collision at the intersection of US-41 and Grove Street, according to a news release from the Marquette City Police Department. Officers responded to the ...

Pioneer Day returns to Manistique today

By JORDAN BECK Escanaba Daily Press MANISTIQUE — The Schoolcraft County Historical Society’s annual Pioneer Day will return to Manistique from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Manistique Marina today. According to Schoolcraft County Historical Society Vice President Paul Walker, Pioneer Day ...

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Block Party set for Sunday in Gwinn GWINN — A community-wide Block Party is planned Sunday at Nordeen Park in Gwinn. Hosted by First Baptist Church of Gwinn, the event will include bounce houses, games and face painting. It begins at 3 p.m. and is open to the public. At 5 p.m., live ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.33 $2.39 Laurium (Marathon) $2.34 Wakefield (Holiday) $2.32 Marquette (Krist) $2.32 Negaunee (Holiday) $2.32 Ishpeming (Holiday) $2.28 Hancock (Holiday) $2.21 Sault Ste. Marie (Marathon) $2.20 Gladstone (Holiday) $2.18 L’Anse (Holiday $2.10 Baraga ...

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 — Three area residents were graduated summa cum laude from Northern Michigan University recently. Robin Rauvala of Presque Isle Ave., Marquette, ...

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 ...

Local briefing

NTN events to alter local traffic MARQUETTE — From Friday through Sunday, the Noquemanon Trail Network will be hosting a series of biking, hiking, and running events in Marquette. On Saturday, traffic will be stopped on M-553 (McClellan Avenue) adjacent to the NTN trailhead parking lot ...