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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 — Local audiences have been stimulated by some of the finest names on the nation’s lecture circuit during the past few years — courtesy the ...

Local briefing

City hall water interrupted MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Hall renovation project is requiring a hot water heater and valve replacement. To perform this upgrade, the building water supply will be interrupted with the following schedule: Today — 4 to 7 p.m. Water will be shut off to the ...

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 ...

Anderton Trail System dedicated

MARQUETTE — The trails inside Presque Isle Park have been there for quite a while, but now they have a name: the John B. Anderton Trail System. Anderton was a popular geography professor and head of the Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences at Northern Michigan ...

Local briefing

U.S. 41 water main work starts MARQUETTE — Beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, U.S. 41 between Tonti Road and Cliffs Power Road will experience traffic disruptions due to water main construction work, according to a city announcement. The construction will require one southbound lane be ...

Dogs strut along Lakeshore Boulevard for UPAWS

The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter held its biggest fundraising event of the year, the 12th annual Strut Your Mutt event, Saturday. Hundreds of dog-owners brought their animal friends to Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette to walk along Lakeshore Boulevard. Many dogs, like Cooper, ...

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 — Residents in the outlying areas of the Upper Peninsula and northeastern Wisconsin should begin receiving WNMU-TV 13 in July without worry of ...

Local briefing

ATV accident victim named MARQUETTE — The victim of the fatal rollover ATV crash that occurred north of the Noquemanon Trail head near Forestville Road in Marquette Township has been identified. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office identified Gregory James LaBonte, 56, as the driver of ...

Shiras Institute aids local groups

Above, the Shiras Institute presents a check of $5,000 to Marquette Senior High School Wednesday. From left are: Andrew Wallner, Cheryl Hill, Ward Rantala, Laura Katers Reilly, Jim Reevs, Alex Tiseo, Rich Rossway and Bill Saunders. The donation will help the school resurface its tennis ...

Electronic waste collection Tuesday

MARQUETTE — Marquette residents are welcome to bring their electronic waste to Lakeview Arena parking lot located at 401 E. Fair Ave. on Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. Enter on Fair Avenue and exit onto Pine Street. This is a free event so please consider making a monetary donation at the ...

TALKING THE TALK

MARQUETTE — Talk saves lives. That was one of the messages heard by dozens health professionals and concerned residents who participated in the second annual Upper Peninsula Suicide Prevention Conference on Friday at the Ramada Inn in Marquette. Participants heard several presentations ...

3-car accident in Negaunee

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Police Department handled a three-car personal injury crash shortly before 3 p.m. Friday in the construction zone on U.S. 41 just east of Heritage Drive in the westbound lanes. An investigation revealed that a westbound white Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck driven ...

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 ...

Baraga’s Dompier elected president of Michigan Association of Mayors

HOLLAND, Michigan — Baraga Village President Wendell Dompier has been elected to serve a one-year term as president of the Michigan Association of Mayors. Dompier was selected Thursday at the organization’s board meeting, which took place during the Michigan Municipal League Convention ...

Pedestrian struck by vehicle, driver cited

MARQUETTE — A 20-year-old Marquette woman was hit by a vehicle while crossing Presque Isle Avenue in Marquette Wednesday afternoon, according to the Marquette Police Department. Marquette police were dispatched at 3:45 p.m. to Presque Isle Avenue near Norwood Street. A group of four women ...

NMU appears in best rankings

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University appears in four categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges Rankings. Among regional universities in the Midwest, NMU tied for 83rd best overall and 18th among the top public institutions. It also ranked 67th as a “best value” ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.59 $2.69 — Munising (Holiday) $2.69 — Ontonagon (Holiday) $2.65 — Houghton (Freedom) $2.63 — Gladstone (Holiday) $2.59 — Sault Ste. Marie (USA Marathon) $2.59 — Ishpeming (Elaines) $2.58 — Marquette (Krist) $2.58 — Negaunee (Holiday) $2.26 ...

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 — The city will look into the cost of re-opening the “Hot Pond” swimming area for the summer of 1988, but no decision will be made until at ...

Get ready for fall produce at this week’s farmers market

MARQUETTE — Fresh seasonal produce is coming to the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market Saturday as the fall equinox approaches. According to Myra Zyburt, market manager, there will be an “abundance of local fresh food and unique homemade artisan goods” at this week’s farmers market. ...