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Man arrested on CSC charges

MARQUETTE — Brandon James Vert, 32, of Chippewa County, was arrested on a five-count felony warrant out of the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office Monday and arraigned on the charges Tuesday in the 96th District Court. Vert was arrested and arraigned upon the charges of: criminal sexual ...

Cambensy to host town hall today

MARQUETTE — State Rep. Sara Cambensy, D-Marquette, invites residents to join her for a listening town hall and discussion in Marquette on health care, education and transportation. The town hall will be held today from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library’s Business Reference ...

Home a total loss after Ishpeming Township fire

MARQUETTE — No injuries were reported after a structure fire occurred in a home located at 250 Marble St. in Ishpeming Township Tuesday morning. The home is a “total loss” after a fire occurred at approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to a press release from the the City of Ishpeming ...

Heartwarming housewarming

MARQUETTE — After years of work and planning, the Trillium House, an eight-room hospice house located at 1144 Northland Drive in Marquette, opened its doors to the community for a housewarming party Thursday night. “It’s a dream come true for a lot of people,” said past Trillium House ...

2 teens killed in Wisconsin crash ID’d

FLORENCE, Wis. — Two Florence (Wis) High School students who were killed in a motor vehicle crash on Friday have been identified. The driver, Isabella M. Burrows, 16, of Homestead, and passenger Paige F. Raspor, 16, of Spread Eagle, both died. The vehicle was traveling north on County N, ...

Planning Commission work session

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Planning Commission will hold a special work session on Thursday. The meeting will be held in the Commission Chambers of City Hall and begin at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of the work session is to review portions of the draft Land Development Code, which is scheduled to ...

Houghton County benefit planned

ISHPEMING — A Houghton County Disaster Relief Benefit is planned from 1-6 p.m. Saturday in the Ishpeming High School cafeteria. A taco bar — $6 take out, $10 all-you-can-eat dine in — will be featured. There will be silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. A trailer will be set up for ...

Marquette 4th of July committee seeks donations, volunteers

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Fourth of July Celebration Committee is currently seeking donations to pay for this year’s upcoming fireworks display and to reserve a spot for next year’s annual celebration. “We’re halfway to the goal for next year’s firework show, which we start ...

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 ...

Redistricting forum Tuesday

MARQUETTE — A Marquette Area Redistricting Reform Town Hall put on by Voters Not Politicians, a nonpartisan ballot committee, is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. This will be a town hall discussion on the problems caused by gerrymandering and a proposed solution for Michigan voters to consider ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago NEGAUNEE — Marci Matlock, a professional basketmaker and wheat-weaver, will demonstrate the art of wheat-weaving at 1:30 p.m. July 7 in the Negaunee ...

Training exercise to be at MSHS

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Police Department and Marquette Fire Department will be conducting active violence/critical incident training exercises at the Marquette Senior High School between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. today and Tuesday.

Northern Michigan University announces May 2018 graduates

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University recently announces its graduates in May 2018. Graduates are listed by degree type and hometown. CERTIFICATE Bessemer — Penny Perry, CER-TESOL-Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages Champion — Kaitlin Bistersky, ...

Roxanne Daust new CEO at Range Bank

MARQUETTE — Roxanne M. Daust is the new Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Range Bank. Roxanne has served Range Bank in several leadership roles over the past two decades, while working with Kenneth A. Palmer, the longtime Chairman, President and CEO of Range Bank, who retired ...

Soil boring tests to be conducted

MARQUETTE — Beginning Monday, GEI Consultants will be conducting soil boring tests on snowmobile trail 417 off of Marquette County Road 553, near the Morgan Falls access trail. Please use caution when recreating in this area and avoid snowmobile trail 417.

‘Munising Art in the Alley’ project

MUNISING — Soon there will be a drastic change in the alley that is one-half block south of Munising Avenue (M-28) running from Elm Avenue to Maple Street in Munising. The Munising Downtown Development Authority is implementing the “Munising Art in the Alley” project this summer. The ...

Commission meeting rescheduled

MARQUETTE — The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for July 3 has been rescheduled, and will now take place on July 10. The meeting will be held in the Commission Chambers of City Hall. The Planning Commission usually meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m., and ...

Donckers receives USDA grant to support solar panel installation

MARQUETTE — Donckers — a historic Marquette restaurant, chocolatier and soda fountain, located along West Washington Street in Marquette — will be installing solar panels over the summer, with the support of a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America ...

Local man headed to Poor People’s March

MARQUETTE — Anthony Gibbs is headed to Washington, D.C., but it’s not a pleasure trip. The Ishpeming native, who is employed with PSI in Marquette as a test center administrator, was to leave early this morning for the Poor People’s Campaign March — a “Global Day of Solidarity 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 ...