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Fire razes Powell Twp. cabin

By MARY WARDELL Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — A cabin near the Halfway Village area of Powell Township was destroyed in a structure fire Wednesday evening. According to a Powell Township Fire Department official, fire fighters received a call at 9:24 p.m. from a passerby on Marquette ...

SUMMER PRODUCE FEATURED AT THIS WEEK’S MARKET

MARQUETTE — Even though Saturday marks the third market of fall, there still will be summer produce including watermelons, tomatoes and tomatillios, which are highlighted in this week’s recipe. The outdoor season goes through Oct. 28. The market will then move indoors and under the ...

Art in the forefront

On display at the Devos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University are three large prints by New York-based artist Alexis Rockman. The series “The Great Lakes Cycle” examines the past, present and future of the region and will be on display through Nov. 12. (Journal photo by Corey Kelly)

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

MAPS board meets Monday

HARVEY — The next regular meeting of the Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education is set for 5:30 p.m. Monday at Cherry Creek Elementary School, 1111 Ortman Rd. The agenda includes the 2016-17 audit report by Plante Moran and an update on improvements at Cherry Creek.

Angeli has office hours

MARQUETTE — Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The event is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, and ...

Celery root steaks with tomatillo salsa verde

This quick recipe combines lots of ingredients that are available at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market right now. To prevent peeled or cut celery root from browning, submerge it in cold water with the juice of 1 lemon for up to 1 day. Ingredients 4 SERVINGS 4 medium tomatillos, ...

Cemetery sets deadline

MARQUETTE — All remaining annual flowers, plants and other temporary seasonal items must be removed from the Park Cemetery before Monday, Oct. 16. After Oct. 16, city crews will be winterizing the cemetery and will dispose of such items left at gravesites.

Local briefing

Off-leash park area permits available MARQUETTE — Off-leash park permits are now available for purchase at the Marquette City Clerk’s office, 300 W. Baraga Avenue. Per animal, a permit costs $15 for city of Marquette residents, and $20 for non-residents. The park is open Nov. 1 through ...

UP unions host canvass kickoff for 109th candidate Cambensy

MARQUETTE — A group of local union members with the U.P. Regional Labor Federation and the Michigan Laborers construction union hosted a canvass kickoff in Marquette Wednesday to volunteer for Marquette City Commissioner Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette), who is running in the Nov. 7 special ...

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 ...

Firemen’s Parade is Saturday

MARQUETTE — On Saturday, West Bluff Street will be closed to traffic from Seventh Street to Morgan Street from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. to accommodate the annual Firemen’s Parade and static display. The rain date is Saturday, Oct. 14.

Baraga fest closes avenue

MARQUETTE — Beginning at 7 a.m. and continuing through 11 p.m. Saturday, Baraga Avenue will be closed to motor vehicles between Front Street and Third Street for the Baraga Harvest Festival.

5K race to be run on Saturday

MARQUETTE — Beginning at 9 a.m Saturday and continuing through 12:30 p.m., there will be a 5K race running along the multi-use path and crossing Marquette city streets. The Run 4 Lakeview starts at Lakeview Arena then heads east on the sidewalk on Fair Avenue before crossing Lakeshore ...

Ishpeming firefighters recruited

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Fire Department is putting out a recruitment call In conjunction with Fire Prevention Week. According to an IFD press release, anyone who has considered becoming a volunteer firefighter is encouraged to stop by the Ishpeming Fire Department at 100 S. Lake St. from ...

Meeting changed to Tuesday

MARQUETTE — Due to the Columbus Day holiday Monday, the upcoming meeting of the Marquette City Commission will be on Tuesday. The meeting will be held in City Commission Chambers at City Hall, and is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

Superior Health Foundation awarded $15,000

The Western Marquette County Health Foundation had a check presentation and ceremony Tuesday in the foundation office in Ishpeming to award a $15,000 matching grant to the Superior Health Foundation. From the left: Tom Edmark, WMCHF president; Keith LaCosse, WMCHF board member; Kori Tossava, ...

Local briefing

Stupak book release planned MARQUETTE — Former congressman and now author Bart Stupak presents the release of his new novel “For All Americans: The Dramatic Story of the Stupak Amendment and the Passage of Obamacare” at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras ...

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 — Tuulikki Sayring was awarded a pin from Karen Kimar-Johnson, president, and Rose Tourville, committee chairman, of the Marquette Business 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 ...