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Classic Cars on Third Saturday

MARQUETTE — A classic car and automobile show will be held along Third Street in Marquette Saturday, with proceeds to benefit the Marquette Women’s Center. The second annual Classic Cars on Third will be open for public viewing from noon to 5 p.m. Registration will start at 10 a.m. next ...

Garden tour to be held Saturday

ISHPEMING — The public is invited to a garden tour at the home of Dominic and Linda Andriacchi from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. The home is at 1500 Aspen Drive in Ishpeming. It features miniature plantings around a small pond, mason and leafcutter bee houses, a greenhouse, a gazebo, a ...

Pet handler class to be offered

MARQUETTE — SuperiorLand Pet Partners is hosting a handler class Saturday in Marquette. The handler class is the first step in training, testing and registering potential therapy animal teams with the international pet therapy organization, Pet Partners. For information about pet ...

Introductory Tai Chi workshop

MARQUETTE — On Saturday, an introductory workshop to Tai Chi Chuan will be held at the Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave. in Marquette from 9:30 a.m.-noon. No prior experience is necessary. Tai Chi is a mind/body practice that uses gentle movement and mental focus to increase levels ...

Women’s Fair to be held in Harvey

MARQUETTE — A Women’s Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Togo’s in Harvey. There will be many vendors inside and outside of the building. Prizes will be part of the event. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Women’s Center.

Historical society celebration to be held

REPUBLIC — The Republic Area Historical Society is celebrating 25 years with RAHS, Past, Present and Future, at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Republic Township Hall. Refreshments and music will be part of the event and everyone is welcome. The celebration kicks off a fund drive for the renovation ...

Gilstorff death remains under investigation

MARQUETTE — The death of Kayla Jean Gilstorff, 26, whose body was discovered July 20 in a clearing northwest of the Ishpeming High School football field, remains under investigation, but no evidence of foul play has been found, according to the Ishpeming Police Department. An autopsy was ...

Front Street closed for construction

MARQUETTE — Front Street will be closed to through traffic between Arch Street and Michigan Avenue, due to a sanitary sewer main repair today. This closure will begin at 7 a.m. and continue until the repair is completed. Estimated completion time is unavailable.

Body found in Chain Lake ID’d

MARQUETTE — Police have identified the body of the man who was found floating in Chain Lake near St. Ignace in Mackinac County on Monday and say no foul play is suspected in his death, according to a press release from the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office. The man was identified as David ...

M-94 projects set to start Aug. 22

MARQUETTE — M-94 resurfacing and a carpool lot project are scheduled to start Aug. 22 in Alger and Marquette counties. The estimated completition date is Oct. 19. According to a press release, the Michigan Department of Transportation is investing about $2.1 million to mill and resurface ...

Crews to conduct lamprey work

MARQUETTE — A crew from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada is to conduct work on the Dead and Chocolay rivers through Aug. 21-29 to estimate the abundance of lampreys in the rivers. The information gathered will be used to determine the need for sea ...

Lincoln Ave. disruptions, closures

MARQUETTE — Beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oberstar, Inc. will be removing partial sections of curbing and proceeding with sanitary sewer lateral replacement on Lincoln Avenue from College Avenue to Center Street. This work is the prerequisite for the milling and overlaying for this street. ...

Summer cruisin’ at Buzz the Gut

The 17th annual Buzz the Gut Car Show and Parade was held on Saturday at the Cliffs Shaft Mining Museum in Ishpeming. Show and Shine took place from 5-7 p.m., followed by the car parade through Ishpeming and Negaunee, which ended at the Elks Lodge in Ishpeming. The lodge hosted a 1950s style ...

Pedestrian transported to hospital after being struck by cement truck

MARQUETTE — A man was transported to UP Health System-Marquette with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by a cement truck at approximately 10:05 a.m. Thursday, according to the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post. Dean Lindblo, 49 of Quinnesec, was on foot on M-95 near Witch ...

No parking on Peter White Drive

MARQUETTE — Marquette police are advising motorists that parking will not be allowed at any time on the roadway of Peter White Drive on Presque Isle in Marquette. “No parking” signs have been placed on Peter White Drive in the areas of Black Rocks and Sunset Point on Presque Isle, as ...

Ore to Shore to impact traffic

MARQUETTE — On Saturday, beginning at 6 a.m. and continuing through 6 p.m., Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard and Powder Mill Road from County Road 550 to the north end in Marquette will be closed, and Wright Street from Presque Isle Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard will be ...

Lakeview Arena to close Monday

MARQUETTE — Lakeview Arena in Marquette will be closed Monday through Wednesday, due to the power being shutoff in the building, a press release from the city states. Contractors will be installing new primary lines as part of the city’s energy upgrade project. All programing in the ...