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DNR to temporarily close Nahma boating access site

NAHMA — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will temporarily close the DNR Nahma boat access site in southern Delta County, for a ramp replacement, beginning Tuesday. “The closure is anticipated to be in effect until Nov. 13,” said Randy Brown, park supervisor at Fayette ...

3 injured in CR 550 accident

MARQUETTE — Three people were injured and transported to U.P. Health Systems-Marquette as the result of a multiple-vehicle accident in Marquette Township on Saturday. Marquette Township Fire and EMS Chief Ron DeMarse said the Marquette Township EMS responded to a call on County Road 550 ...

Crop Walk is today in Marquette

MARQUETTE — Today, beginning at 2 p.m. and continuing through 4:30 p.m. there will be a Hunger Walk using city sidewalks, crossing city streets, and using the multi-use path. The walk will start at the First Presbyterian Church at 120 N. Front St., proceed north to Fair Avenue, east to the ...

Marquette, Westwood celebrate homecoming

Two local high schools have been celebrating homecoming this week. Left: Westwood High School’s Tabin Filizetti and Aleah Korpi were crowed homecoming king and queen during Westwood High School pep assembly Friday afternoon in west Ishpeming. (Journal photo by Corey Kelly) ...

‘Noises Off!’ kicks off FRT season

There is a new life, a new energy at the Forest Roberts Theatre. When you pull into the parking lot your eye is drawn to the top facade of the building where giant colorful banners announce each show of the season proudly and prominently. The remodeled lobby with its sleek modern decor and ...

MSHS homecoming parade today

MARQUETTE — Beginning at 5:30 p.m. and continuing through approximately 6:30 p.m. today, the Marquette Senior High School will be holding their annual homecoming parade. The parade will begin at Graveraet Elementary School, exit west onto Hewitt Avenue to Third Street, proceed north on ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.53 $2.69 — Newberry (Shell) $2.69 — Ontonagon (Holiday) $2.69 — Munising (Holiday) $2.69 — Houghton (Mobil) $2.59 — Negaunee (Holiday) $2.59 — Menominee (Admiral) $2.53 — Iron Mountain (Holiday) $2.49 — Sault Ste. Marie (USA Marathon) $2.43 ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago REPUBLIC – State police confiscated what they called an impressive indoor marijuana growing facility Monday morning, seizing $1,500 worth of pot. “For 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 ...

U.P. vets make emotional stop

ESCANABA — While Upper Peninsula veterans had a chance to visit memorials established in their honor Wednesday in Washington, D.C., one of the most emotional stops was the last stop of the busy day at the Pentagon. Laurie Laychak was the docent who addressed a small group of U.P. vets at the ...

Wright arraigned on charges

MARQUETTE — The Michigan State Police Computer Crimes Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, arrested Stan Henry Wright, 58, of Negaunee, following an investigation into his online activity. The investigation revealed the former Northern Michigan University employee was using a ...

Sugar Loaf Avenue opening

MARQUETTE — It is anticipated that the Sugar Loaf Avenue intersection at Wright Street will be open to two-way traffic beginning Friday. There will be a limitation for traffic heading north to Sugarloaf Avenue from that traffic traveling east on Wright Street and north on Tracy Avenue as ...

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 — Presque Isle may not be big enough for a full-sized 18-hole golf course, but the city’s recreation committee thinks it can accommodate 18 ...

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 ...

Man faces multiple charges

GWINN — Tylor Michael Howard, 25, of Ishpeming, was arrested Saturday for allegedly operating a vehicle while intoxicated which resulted in serious injuries to a female passenger. At about 5 a.m. Saturday, Forsyth Township Police Department officers were patrolling M-35 near County Road ...

This is Beau …

Viewers of the NBC mega-hit “This is Us” will have the chance to see an Upper Peninsula native in tonight’s season premiere. Gwinn High School graduate Beau Chaput, second from right in this photo with Emmy winner Sterling K. Brown (center), works as a camera operator for the series 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 ...

Local briefing

Marco Polo presentation slated MARQUETTE —Photographer and adventurer Denis Belliveau traveled in the footsteps of Marco Polo from Italy to China and back. He wrote about his travels and produced a 2008 documentary for PBS “In the Footsteps of Marco Polo.” Belliveau will be an ...

DNR expands Escanaba Customer Service Center

GLADSTONE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is expanding customer service availability at its Escanaba office, making it the fourth DNR customer service center in the Upper Peninsula. The DNR Escanaba Customer Service Center is located at 6833 U.S. Highways 2, 41 and M-35 in ...