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UP Nonprofit Conference is on Thursday

MARQUETTE — Kyle Caldwell, executive director of the Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Matthew Downey, nonprofit services program director at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy, have been named the Keynote Presenters for the 2017 U.P. Nonprofit Conference. Caldwell, who will open the ...

Bulletin Board

Free gardening series continues MARQUETTE — The second session of a free gardening series will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Marquette Missionary Church at 1804 Wright St., in Marquette. The “Growing Your Food in the U.P.” gardening series is open to everyone, is hands-on 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 ...

MUSIC LEGENDS TO PLAY, TEACH IN MARQUETTE

MARQUETTE — The Hiawatha Music Co-op — in keeping with its mission to bring quality traditional music to the area — and with support from the Peter White Public Library and the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund, presents master music legends Wayne Henderson and Helen White at 7 p.m. ...

Local briefing

Restroom closures through Oct. 27 MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette Parks restrooms will be experiencing intermittent closures for water conservation improvements. This process will begin today and is expected to be completed by Oct. 27. Baraga Chamber hosts seminar L’ANSE — The ...

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 — Area businessman Guido J. Bonetti of Ishpeming received a commemorative plaque from Dick Peura, president of the Bay Cliff Health Camp Board ...

Official state Christmas tree comes from UP

MARQUETTE — A spruce tree from Stephenson, in Menominee County will travel south to Lansing this month to become Michigan’s 32nd official Christmas tree. The tree, which was chosen by staff from the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget, is expected to arrive at the ...

Elk poster contest winner chosen

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has chosen retired police officer Gary Cole of Dearborn and his acrylic painting of Michigan elk as the winner of its 100th anniversary of elk poster contest. Cole’s painting depicts a wintry landscape mimicking Wolverine, Michigan, ...

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 ...

Tea Party is in Gwinn Saturday

GWINN — The Fundraising Committee for the Forsyth Township Public Library will be hosting its third annual “Tea Party” from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Gwinn Clubhouse. This year’s theme “All Dressed Up” will feature a style show of prom dresses from the 1950s to present day. ...

Local briefing

Tysen Benz case settled MARQUETTE — The probate court case involving a 13-year-old girl accused of pulling an online prank that may have led to 11-year-old Tyson Benz taking his own life has been settled, according to the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office. The girl, who is not being ...

Craft bazaar in West Branch Twp.

WEST BRANCH TOWNSHIP — A Fall Craft Bazaar is planned by the South County Fund Committee Women Who Care, a non-profit organization. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at the West Branch Township Hall, 1016 County Road 545 N. Featured will be soup, sandwiches, and of ...

Pink Power takes over Throttle

MARQUETTE — U.P. Pink Power presents Paint the Throttle Pink at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Throttle Bar and Grill in Little Lake. The event includes a bean bag toss tournament as well as bucket raffles, 50/50 raffles, and playing card raffles. For more information, email ...

Photo contest deadline nears

MUNISING — The public is invited to enter the Munising Detroit Institute/Inside Out Art Photo Contest. Competitors upload a photo of the DIA Inside Out exhibit in Munising for a chance to win a $50 Alger County local shopping gift certificate. Then they should share with friends and ask ...

Pet adoption event Saturday

NEGAUNEE — The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter is partnering with BISSELL Pet Foundation for their “Empty the Shelters” adoption day. UPAWS is among more than 70-plus participating Michigan shelters and rescue organizations, to give animals a second chance at life and love. ...

Maritime memories (Photo feature)

Chip Truscon re-enacts stories from Captain Henry Cleary life as the Captain of the Lifesaving St­ation in Marquette at the turn of last century during the event Maritime Memories recently held by the Marquette Regional History Center. (Journal photo by Corey Kelly)

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 HARVEY — The Knights of Columbus Council 6447 of Harvey recently donated nearly $2,000 to local charities, and elected officers for the 1987-88 year. As ...

Local briefing

Stage 4 of construction begins MARQUETTE — Beginning at 7 a.m. today, the intersection of Grove Street, Homestead and Anderson streets will experience traffic disruptions for the start of Stage 4 construction work. This stage of the U.S. 41 portion of the Marquette Hospital Transportation ...

Local briefing

UP native is forest supervisor CAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — The White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire has a new supervisor and she has Upper Peninsula ties. Negaunee High School graduate Clare Mendelsohn, deputy forest supervisor since July 2015, succeeds Tom Wagner, who retired from ...