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Spring Skiesta to be held at Marquette Mountain

MARQUETTE — As spring seems to be in full swing in the Upper Peninsula, the Marquette Mountain Ski Hill is preparing for the end of their season, but not without one last weekend of fun. On Saturday and Sunday the mountain will host the Spring Carnival: Skiesta — two days of races, ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

$2.79 Harvey (Holiday) $2.79 Ishpeming (Elaine’s) $2.79 Munising (Holiday) $2.74 Gladstone (Holiday) $2.74 Hancock (Holiday) $2.69 Negaunee (Holiday) $2.69 Houghton (Freedom) $2.69 Sault Ste. Marie (Marathon) $2.66 Baraga (Pines Convenience) $2.64 Marquette (Citgo) * ...

Holocaust Memorial Service held

MARQUETTE — The annual interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service will take place on April 4 at 7 p.m. It will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. in Marquette, and is sponsored by Temple Beth Sholom and the Marquette Interfaith Forum. A dessert reception will follow at ...

Legion celebrates 100th anniversary

ISHPEMING — This year, the American Legion is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The American Legion Post Unit 114 in Greenwood Location, west of Ishpeming, is inviting the public to celebrate with them. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at noon Friday. Two open house celebrations ...

Celebrate the UP!

MARQUETTE — The 11th annual Celebrate the UP! conference is coming to Marquette Friday and Saturday. The event will feature a host of speakers addressing important conservation and environmental topics throughout the weekend. “The Celebration is in its 11th year, still feisty and ...

American Legion celebration set

ISHPEMING — This year, the American Legion is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The American Legion Post Unit 114 in Greenwood Location, west of Ishpeming, is inviting the public to celebrate with them. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at noon Friday. Two open house celebrations ...

UPHS blood center seeks donors

MARQUETTE — The UP Health System Regional Blood Center is experiencing a need for A-positive, O-positive, A-negative, O-negative and B-positive blood types. Officials ask anyone who meets the following requirements to consider giving blood at one of the Upper Peninsula locations: Hancock, ...

Parking ban not being enforced

ISHPEMING — Due to recent weather conditions, the Ishpeming Police Department will no longer be enforcing the city’s winter parking ban. However, police officials said residents who park vehicles on the street should watch the weather for any changes. If conditions change and the need ...

Vinyl record show starts today

MARQUETTE — Today is the start of a four-day, pop-up vinyl record show at the Ore Dock Brewing Co., 114 W. Spring St., Marquette. The event will take place in the second floor community room and is presented by the Northern Michigan University Vinyl Record Club. Visitors can browse ...

3 see drug charges in Manistique

MARQUETTE — Three people were arrested on multiple drug charges in Manistique after a narcotics investigation was conducted at a residence by Manistique police officers and a K-9 unit, according to Manistique’s Department of Public Safety. Police arrested three people, Tyler Robert ...

Ryan receives Pellonpaa award

MARQUETTE — Don Ryan is the first recipient of the Carl V. Pellonpaa Lifetime Achievement Award. Ryan was to be given the award during an event held Monday at the Ramada Inn in Marquette. Organizers credited his dedication to area businesses and the community as reasons for why he was ...

DDA to discuss farmers market

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Downtown Development Authority will hold a work session at 8 a.m. Friday to discuss the operations of the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market. A special meeting of the DDA will be held at 9 a.m. immediately following the work session to further discuss the farmers ...

PWPL elevator out of service

MARQUETTE — The elevator at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette will be out of service today through the middle of first week of April, while parts are replaced and repaired, a press release from the library states. In the meantime, the library has temporarily moved a few services ...

NMU launching new ticket system

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will launch a new online ticketing system for athletic, theater, music and community events on Monday. The shift to University Tickets software will simplify and enhance the user experience through upgraded technology, an NMU press release states. ...

DNR to host fisheries meetings

ISHPEMING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is holding a “Conversations & Coffee” to give people an opportunity to discuss local issues and management activities with DNR Fisheries Division managers and biologists from 7 to 9 p.m. April 24 at Ishpeming Township Hall, 1575 ...

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 ...

Council to hold special meeting

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council will hold a special meeting to find a replacement for outgoing city manager Mark Slown at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Ishpeming City Hall meeting room. The city has until June 5 to find a replacement for Slown, who submitted his resignation last week. ...

House fire in Ishpeming Sunday

MARQUETTE — The cause of a residential structure fire at 162 Saginaw St. in Ishpeming is under investigation after all residents and pets were able to escape the blaze Sunday, with one resident transported by ambulance to UP Health System - Bell for evaluation. According to the Ishpeming ...