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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 ...

1 arrested after two-vehicle crash

MARQUETTE — No injuries were reported after a two-vehicle crash occurred in Marquette Township Wednesday night, but one driver was arrested for operating under the influence, according to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. The accident occurred on U.S. 41 West near Wright Street ...

Vasa Lodge meets, talks Bach

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Vasa Lodge will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette. The featured program will be a brief talk about the composer J.S. Bach, followed by a piano performance of one of his most famous works. The lodge is open to anyone ...

Meeting to focus on local roads

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board will host a joint work session with the Marquette County Road Commission from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Marquette Township Community Center for the purpose of discussing road maintenance. The community center is located at 1000 Commerce Drive.

Dryland Dash

Musher Kaitlyn Tidwell and her dogs cross the finish line for the Adult Bikejor 2-dog race on Saturday morning at the third annual UP200 Dryland Dash held at the Negaunee Township Park. (Journal photo by Trinity Carey)

Board to consider resolution, budget

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board will consider a resolution in support of security fencing around the ice rink at Lions Field at its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The resolution will allow township staff to seek assistive funding from the Michigan Participating Plan ...

Resource rally to be held tonight

MARQUETTE — Today, Great Lakes PAIL Resources will be hosting a resource rally. The event will raise awareness, as well as provide support for the families in the community who have experienced pregnancy and/or infant loss. It will be at the Delft Bistro, 139 W. Washington St., Marquette ...

Maritime Museum closes for season

MARQUETTE — Thr Marquette Maritime Museum’s last day for the 2018 season was Sunday. The museum will reopen in mid-May 2019. The public is invited to attend this winter the museum’s monthly Maritime History on Tap series at the Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette. The schedule of ...

Preliminary exam held for Varney

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — A preliminary examination was held in Marquette’s 96th District Court Thursday for Michael Wallace Varney, 61, of Caspian, who was charged by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office in September with 50 felony counts due to allegations Varney provided his ...

‘Celebrating Our Roots’ at annual tea party

“Celebrating Our Roots” is the theme of the fourth annual Tea Party held on Saturday by the Forsyth Township Public Library Fundraising Committee at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Community members wore ethnic dress during a style show, which came after patrons feasted on various tea sandwiches and ...

Sauerkraut Supper event returns to Marquette

The New Free Store and Marquette Lions Club host the return of the annual Sauerkraut Supper (formerly known as Grace United Methodist Church Sauerkraut supper) on Thursday evening at the Masonic Temple of Marquette. Dinner included roasted pork, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes with gravy, and a ...

Budget, truth in taxation public hearings to be held at county board meeting

MARQUETTE — A truth in taxation public hearing and a fiscal year 2019 budget hearing will be held at Tuesday’s meeting of the Marquette County Board of Commissioners, which will take place at 6 p.m. in room 231 of the Marquette County Courthouse’s Henry A. Skewis Annex. Specifically, ...