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Marquette Township Board to consider SEMCO easement

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board will consider granting SEMCO Energy Gas Co. an easement for its new natural gas pipeline during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the Marquette Township Community Center. The proposed permanent 40-foot-wide easement would consist of 1.27 acres lying ...

Eagle Mine, Humboldt Mill tours

MARQUETTE — A series of public tours of Eagle Mine facilities will be offered this summer, with tour locations alternating between the Eagle Mine near Big Bay and the Humboldt Mill in Humboldt Township on Fridays from June to September. The first tour will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday 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 ...

‘Iron, Steel and the Automobile’

NEGAUNEE — Generations of fathers gathered Sunday for “Iron, Steel and the Automobile,” the 29th annual antique automobile exhibit at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee. The event featured over 40 cars from 1900 to 1969 including Ford Model T’s and Model A’s, Chevrolet ...

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 — What started out as a good idea five years ago, the brainchild of John “Curly” Wagner, antique car buff and downtown businessman, has ...

Coast Guard warns boaters

SAULT STE. MARIE — Due to heavy rains and storms near the coastal Lake Superior region, the U.S. Coast Guard is urging boaters in the Keweenaw Waterway and Portage Lake region to avoid recreating on the water due to significant debris in the waterway caused by recent ...

County board meeting canceled

MARQUETTE — The meeting of the Marquette County Board of Commissioners scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled due to a lack of agenda items. The board’s next meeting is set for 6 p.m. July 3 in room 231 of the Henry Skewis Courthouse Annex, located along Baraga Avenue in Marquette.

Iron museum board to meet

NEGAUNEE — The Michigan Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the museum, located at 73 Forge Road in Negaunee. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to providing Michigan citizens opportunity to share input and ideas on policy decisions, ...

Evening Lighthouse Tour Tuesday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Maritime Museum’s first Evening Lighthouse Tour of the 2018 season is set for 9 p.m. Tuesday. Registration is required. Tickets are free for museum members and $10 for non-members. Call 906-226-2006 or email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com to reserve a spot.

Minor injuries in Friday crash

MARQUETTE — A two-vehicle crash on U.S. 41 Friday resulted in minor injuries. According to a Marquette County Sheriff’s Office press release, the crash occurred at 12:45 p.m. on U.S. 41 at the Brickyard Road intersection. Alyse Schaeffer, 30, of Negaunee, while trying to make a left ...

About that name…

Yam Haus, bass player Zach Beinlich said: “Yam Haus has been forming ever since the three of us from Hudson (Wisconsin) met in high school. While playing together in high school for various bands and events, I think we realized we really liked playing music together and had a special bond. ...

Local briefing

Program for youth at NMU MARQUETTE — NMU is hosting its second “Reimagine STEM Summer Youth Academy” through June 29. Students who have completed grades 10-12 will learn creative ways to approach science, technology, engineering and math based on Native American traditions, culture ...

Bytes with Bugsy offers marketing help

By COREY KELLY Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Innovate Marquette SmartZone has collaborated with Justin “Bugsy” Sailor, co-owner of U.P. Supply Co and founder of Plaidurday, to host a four-part series called “Bytes with Bugsy” at the Ampersand Coworking Space in downtown ...

‘Iron, Steel and the Automobile’

MARQUETTE — There will be fun for the whole family this Father’s Day at the 29 annual antique automobile exhibit called “Iron, Steel and the Automobile” at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee. “This is one of the signature events at the museum,” Troy Henderson, a site ...

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 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council agreed to accept an offer freeing it of liability for the cleanup of a Missouri toxic waste site by accepting a ...

U.S. 41/M-28 work starts Tuesday

ISHPEMING — Starting Tuesday, the Michigan Department of Transportation is investing about $1.6 million to resurface 4.2 miles of U.S. 41/M-28 from Westwood Drive east to Water Street in the cities of Ishpeming and Negaunee. Work includes asphalt milling and resurfacing; joint repairs; ...

Gerrymandering topic of forum

MARQUETTE — Voters Not Politicians, a non-partisan ballot committee to end gerrymandering, is hosting a town hall discussion on the problems caused by gerrymandering and a proposed solution for Michigan voters to consider this fall. The event will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 at ...

Marquette County Board appoints new members to panels

By CECILIA BROWN Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board of Commissioners appointed members to the Marquette County Board of Health, the Marquette County Solid Waste Authority and the Pathways Community Mental Health Board. The board, at its June 5 meeting, ...