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Historical society to meet Tuesday NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Historical Society will hold its 32nd annual meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Negaunee. The annual meeting will be followed by its regular monthly meeting. Election of four trustees ...

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 — The fifth-annual Trim a Tree fundraiser for the Marquette-Alger Special Olympics takes place from 5 to 7 tonight at the Marquette Holiday Inn. ...

Birch bark creations

Local birch artist Rick Eckloff offered a hands-on class at Moosewood Nature Center for adults and children 6 and up. Eckloff showed participants how to make birch bark angels, which could be used as an ornament or tree topper during the holiday season. Moosewood Nature Center is open ...

MSP seeks poster contest entries

MARQUETTE — The Michigan State Police Missing Persons Coordination Unit is inviting fifth-grade students across the state to participate in the 2018 National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest. The annual contest is aimed at promoting child safety, while discussing the issue of missing ...

Jacobetti home accepting donations

MARQUETTE — The D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, located at 425 Fisher St. in Marquette, is open to accept donations from the public at its donation center. The donation center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to collect items from the public. “In this season of ...

Little Christmas

ISHPEMING — Those who enjoy the celebration of Finnish heritage are invited to attend Pikkujoulu, or Little Christmas at the Ishpeming Elks Club from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The event — sponsored by the League of Finnish-American Societies U.P. Chapter Finlandia Foundation Affiliate — ...

Books celebrate U.P. language, literature

LANSING — The Upper Peninsula has been omitted from at least two maps of the country this past year. When an online ticket marketplace left it off an interactive map in June, a customer support representative joked on Facebook that they “got the important part of Michigan.” A month ...

Marquette’s holiday parade, tree lighting scheduled for Friday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Downtown Development Authority will host its seventh annual Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade and 42nd annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Friday to celebrate the holiday season with community members. “It’s a really fun community event downtown that we open up to the ...

Big Bay big bird

BIG BAY — Powell Township School students got a quick lesson in raptor education late Tuesday morning, just before they got to see one in action. A northern goshawk, which had been discovered hurt at a Big Bay home recently, was rehabilitated at the Chocolay Raptor Center and released at the ...

Local briefing

MRHC membership drive Saturday MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Membership Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Super One Foods in Marquette. The history center will be participating in a membership drive, offering 10 percent off all memberships, 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 ...

The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas Open House is being held this Saturday and Sunday at 110 Fury Street in Gwinn. There is an entry fee of $3 plus a canned food item, with all proceeds going to the Victory Lutheran food pantry. "They're always short on food," says Victory Lutheran store manager Sharon ...

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Bill Digneit roast held Thursday MARQUETTE — Beacon House presents a comedy roast for charity, grilling Bill Digneit. Digneit is going up in flames at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Red Room Theatre at the U.P. Masonic Center. General admission tickets are $35 each. Buy a table and get the VIP ...

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 — State officials are seeking a Wisconsin vehicle in connection with the shooting of a moose found dead Friday in northern Marquette County. A ...

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 ...

Giving Tuesday held today

MARQUETTE — Grow & Lead: Community and Youth Development has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. #GivingTuesday is held annually ...