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Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago ISHPEMING — Overcoming an opponent’s hole-in-one, K.C. Saari and Scott Saari captured the annual Wawonowin Golf Course Two-Man Upper Peninsula Best Ball ...

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 ...

CFMC awards funds to 58 organizations

MARQUETTE — The Community Foundation of Marquette County’s motto “for good, for ever” continues to ring true. The local nonprofit awarded $76,569.38 in competitive grants to Marquette County organizations during its Spring Grants Program on Monday at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette. ...

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

Township to host public hearing MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board will host a public hearing tonight to gather input on a proposed .15- to .25-mill increase to its fire department’s special assessment levy that would allow for the purchase of a used ambulance. The board will meet ...

Bulletin Board

Children’s Fishing Derby Saturday HUMBOLDT TOWNSHIP — The Humboldt Township Children’s Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. and Fishing starts at 10 a.m. At this family friendly nonprofit event, children 17 and younger are invited to fish and can ...

Bulletin Board Continued

‘Kissing the Water’ presented MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center presents “Kissing the Water: The Lure and the Lore of Fly Fishing” from June 24-Sept. 16, There is magic involved in fly fishing. See how this sport captures art, philosophy, literature and ...

A CELEBRATION OF FERMENTATION

The Marquette Home Brewers Club held its second annual Spring Fermentation Celebration on Saturday at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. The ticket price included 15 beer, wine, mead, kombucha and cider samples and a commemorative glass (at right). Vendors included Beard’s ...

Officers used Narcan on subject

ISHPEMING — Ishpeming police officers used Narcan to reverse the effects of a suspected drug overdose Wednesday. According to a press release from the Ishpeming Police Department, officers were dispatched to the Holiday Gas Station on U.S. 41 in Ishpeming at 10:38 p.m. for an ...

LST to host Light Keeper Special Event Fundraiser

MARQUETTE — Lake Superior Theatre is hosting its annual Light Keeper Special Event Fundraiser at the home of Tom and Sue LeGalley, 1 Marquette Drive, at 5 p.m. Wednesday. “We could not think of a better place to have our salute to the season as attendees envision themselves on the set of ...

2-vehicle accident on U.S. 41

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a two-vehicle personal injury crash that occurred in the east lane on U.S. 41 in front of Red Lobster in Marquette Township at 11:55 a.m. Friday. Marilyn Klahn, 85, of Marquette, driving a 2013 Subaru Forester, pulled ...

Police chase suspect’s name released

NEGAUNEE — The name of a driver arrested by the Negaunee Police Department on Friday morning after a police chase has been released. Harley J. Veiht, 17, of Ishpeming was arraigned in Marquette County District Court on three charges: fleeing a police officer in the third degree; fleeing a ...

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program will celebrate its 20th anniversary today through Sunday, during its summer course offerings at the Bay Cliff Health Camp. Just under 100 women from across Michigan will be participating in the ...

Police chase ends in arrest

NEGAUNEE — A 17-year-old Ishpeming man was arrested early this morning after he fled from the police and crashed his vehicle. According to a press release from the Negaunee Police Department no injuries were reported in the incident. The driver was arrested for operating while intoxicated ...

Iron Range Roll set for Saturday

MARQUETTE — The fourth annual Iron Range Roll running and bicycle event will take place Saturday. The event, sponsored by the 40 Below Marquette County Young Professionals, is meant to be fun for participants, but it will be timed. Races take place on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail. An ...

Benefit dinner planned for Benz

MARQUETTE — A spaghetti dinner benefit is planned Saturday for the Benz Family at Marquette Mountain Ski Area. Tysen Benz, 11, died after a suicide attempt in March, following what has been reported by police officials as a cyber prank. Doors for the event open at 4 p.m. and dinner is ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.52 $2.57 — Sault Ste Marie (USA Marathon) $2.54 — Munising (Holiday) $2.49 — Ontonagon (Holiday) $2.44 — Gladstone (Holiday) $2.43 — Iron Mountain (Murphy Oil) $2.42 — Ishpeming (Elaine’s) $2.41 — Marquette (Holiday) $2.41 — Negaunee ...

Sand Point Lighthouse marks 150 years

ESCANABA — The Sand Point Lighthouse in Escanaba will soon celebrate its 150th anniversary. To commemorate this, the Delta County Historical Society will be hosting a celebration at 1:30 p.m. July 3. During the event, refreshments and free admission to both the lighthouse and DCHS museum ...

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 ...

Embezzlement case continues

MARQUETTE — Brice Burge, 29, accused of embezzling money from the Marquette Mutineers Hockey Team, appeared in the Marquette County District Court Wednesday for a partial preliminary examination. According to a press release from the Marquette Police Department, Burge was arrested on April ...