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Negaunee council to consider water main project bids

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council will consider awarding a bid for a water main project on Birch Street during its meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Negaunee Senior Center. Bids ranging from around $147,000 to $197,000 were received for the project in May. The city will pay for 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 ...

Marquette to flush water mains

MARQUETTE — Beginning Monday, the city of Marquette Water Department will be flushing water mains in the Lincoln and Mountain Tank pressure districts until around Aug. 31. The Lincoln and Mountain Tank pressure districts include residents east of Tierney Street, west of South Front Street, ...

2 injured in Marquette Township

MARQUETTE — Two people suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. 41 West and Marquette County Road HQ in Marquette Township at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday. Police said Joyce Renee Ogea, 53, of Champion, “disregarded the traffic light” while driving a 2010 ...

3 injured in Ishpeming accident

ISHPEMING — Three people incurred minor injuries in a personal injury accident at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Lakeshore Drive in Ishpeming at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday. A 2009 Impala that was westbound on U.S. 41 struck a 2000 Mercury that was northbound on Lakeshore Drive after the driver ...

Marquette Breakfast Rotary preps for annual Fishboil

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Breakfast Rotary Club’s 26th annual Fishboil Dinner is set to take place from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday. A live and silent auction will occur in the Lake Superior Theatre, and dinner will be served by rotarians at the Lake Superior Yacht Yard. New this year will be a ...

MSU Extension liaison connects U.P. vets with opportunities

MARQUETTE — Michigan State University Extension has doubled down on its commitment to military veterans by hiring a new specialist who will work directly with this audience — with a workshop scheduled in the Upper Peninsula on Saturday. Adam Ingrao, himself a veteran, will help connect ...

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 — Geriatric Swimming, a Northern Michigan University course for senior citizens, features water aerobics and open swimming. The course is ...

Altamont Street closed today

MARQUETTE — Altamont Street in Marquette will be closed to through-traffic today between McMillan Street and Blemhuber Avenue, for street restoration work. This closure was to begin at 7 a.m. and continue until work is completed. City officials said an estimated completion time is unavailable.

Self-guided bike tour launched

MARQUETTE — Travel Marquette, in partnership with My City Bikes, recently announced the launch of a self-guided bicycle tour to help visitors access some of the area’s best local attractions via two wheels. The Marquette self-guided bicycle tour consists of a 12.4-mile ride that features ...

Father-daughter duo bikes around Lake Superior to honor educators

MARQUETTE—Two cyclists with roots in lower Michigan are on the move through the Upper Peninsula as they embark on the final leg of a 1,900-mile journey around Lake Superior. Father and daughter duo Charlie and Leah Grandy started their trek on May 26 in Port Huron in honor of educators ...

Police seek suspects in Forsyth Township wildfire

GWINN — Forsyth Township Police responded to a wildfire at the end of Marshall Drive and County Road EL around 12:35 p.m. Monday. When officers arrived, they discovered that two locations, which were several hundred feet apart, were on fire, with the fire spreading rapidly. An man riding ...

Mock emergency at Humboldt Mill

CHAMPION — Eagle Mine is partnering with local fire departments, ambulance services and UP Health System to train for and test the local emergency response system. Emergency vehicles will travel to the Humboldt Mill with emergency lights and sirens on as part of a simulated safety incident at ...

Man flees police on side-by-side

MARQUETTE —A man fled the scene of a domestic violence incident in Humboldt Township when troopers from the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post responded to the incident at 3:51 a.m. today. The troopers located the man on M-95, north of Republic, driving a Yamaha side-by-side. The 45-year ...

Negaunee flushing water system

NEGAUNEE — Negaunee began its city-wide process of flushing water hydrants on Monday. According to a press release from the city manager’s office, public works employees expect to flush hydrants across the city each day between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. It is expected to take up to four weeks ...

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 ...

Relay for Life returns to Marquette County

MARQUETTE — With six days left, 12 teams will try to meet a goal of $60,000 in donations for Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society’s signature event. The Relay for Life of Marquette County will be held at Marquette Senior High School along West Fair Avenue on Saturday, from noon to ...

CR 601 closing Tuesday for 2 weeks

MARQUETTE — A portion of Marquette County Road 601 will be closed for about two weeks starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday for the installation of a box culvert at Bruce Creek. The closure will occur about 1.7 miles south of County Road 478, according to a Marquette County Road Commission press ...