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Temporary four-way stops in use

MARQUETTE — A temporary four-way stop will be in effect between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. for traffic signal work on the following days and locations: ≤ Lincoln Avenue and College Avenue - Wednesday ≤ Lincoln Avenue and Washington Street - Thursday The public is reminded to exercise ...

HAUNTED HAYRIDE

Above, Dan and Kelly Zellar take their nephews Zayden, 8, Left, and Zach, 14, far right, prepare themselves for what awaits them on the Haunted Hayride at the Marquette County Fairgrounds. At right, an eerie looking skeleton holds a lasso and sits atop a hay bale at the Haunted Hayride event. ...

Board of Health meets Wednesday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board of Health will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Room 231 of the Henry A. Skewis Courthouse Annex in Marquette.

Marquette County vet honored at ceremony

By COREY KELLY Journal Staff Writer NEGAUNEE — C. William “Bill” Hager of National Mine was named the 2018 Marquette County Veteran of the Year in a ceremony on Friday at the VFW Post 3165 in Negaunee. “I am extremely honored and humbled to be selected,” Hager said. ...

Parks master plan meeting Monday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Parks & Recreation Master Plan Ad Hoc Steering Committee will hold a meeting on Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Citizens Forum in Lakeview Arena at 401 E. Fair Ave. This is the rescheduled date for the Sept. 20 regular meeting, which was canceled due to a lack of ...

Cancer campaign underway in U.P.

MARQUETTE — A campaign called Real Yoopers Wear Pink is underway to raise money for the American Cancer Society and the fight against cancer. More information on the campaign, which runs for the month of October, can be found online at ...

Fire alarm testing at city hall

MARQUETTE — Fire alarm testing at Marquette City Hall will be conducted on Monday, beginning at 9 a.m. Testing is expected to be completed by end of day.

Culture of Cult

People gathered at the Ore Dock Brewing Company Thursday to drink beer, be merry and check out a mix of talented artists and collections during the eighth installment of the Culture of Cult art series, “Kingdom Come,” which was presented by the Fresh Coast Film Festival. (Journal photo by ...

Police warn of blackmail scam

MARQUETTE — Police have received complaints of an email scam in which scammers threaten to release pictures and video of the victim viewing pornographic material if they don’t receive payment. In a Thursday press release, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office and the Northern Michigan ...

MSU Extension hosts ballot talks

MARQUETTE — Michigan residents looking to learn more about the three statewide proposals appearing on the ballot in November are encouraged to attend Michigan State University Extension’s statewide ballot proposal forums from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Participants can attend the ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

$2.99 Munising (Holiday) $2.97 Hancock (Holiday) $2.91 Negaunee (Holiday) $2.91 Marquette (Ojibwa Express) $2.89 Marquette (Krist) $2.89 Sault Ste. Marie (Marathon) $2.84 Gladstone (Holiday) $2.81 Menominee (Admiral) $2.79 Ishpeming (Elaine’s) $2.60 Baraga (Pines) • ...

County Road 545 South to close

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Road Commission, along with Payne and Dolan, will be closing County Road 545 South in West Branch Township approximately 2.25 miles south of M-94 for the installation of a box culvert at Sheen Creek. This closure will begin at 7 a.m. Monday and will remain ...

Band Day to be held Saturday

MARQUETTE — The Wildcat Marching Band will host 15 high school bands at the Superior Dome on Saturday, when the NMU football team faces Lawrence Tech. According to Director Stephen Grugin, this is the largest Band Day in recent memory. The annual event is a valuable recruiting tool for the ...

Econ Club to host Whitmer, Morgan

MARQUETTE — Economic Club of Marquette County will host a coffee with Michigan Governor Candidate Gretchen Whitmer at 3:15 p.m. Sunday at the Ramada Inn in Marquette. All Econ Club members and public are invited. At 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the Ramada in Marquette, the Econ Club will host ...

Man killed in Stephenson accident

MARQUETTE — One man has passed away as a result of a fatal crash that occurred Sunday in Stephenson, Wisconsin, according to a press release from the Marinette County Sheriff’s Office. Hunters discovered the body of Ryan R. Vandenheuvel, 36, of Kaukauna, Wisconsin, in the wreckage of an ...

VA open house to be held Nov. 7

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain will be hosting a VA open house and tours from 4-7 p.m. CT Nov. 7. The open house is open to all veterans, their families, and the general public. The medical center is located at 325 East H. St. The open house will ...

1 killed in Baraga Township accident

MARQUETTE — One woman was killed in a fatal traffic accident in Baraga Township that occurred around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Baraga County Sheriff’s Office. The single-vehicle accident, which occurred on Mission Road just south of U.S. 41 in Baraga Township, involved a 2004 ...