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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 MARQUETTE — Another successful Lake States Logging Congress has come and left Marquette, but the event won’t soon be forgotten. Thousands of people ...

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 ...

Parents appeal to get children back

ESCANABA — A couple who recently had their parental rights taken away in Delta County Probate Court, have filed appeals requesting custody of their two daughters including their youngest who was found naked outside during freezing temperatures last March. Attorneys for former Rapid River ...

Angeli to hold public office hours

MARQUETTE — Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is intended to provide the public an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the ...

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 ...

Amarah’s Prince/Princess Parade aids families

Prince and princess characters from the Once Upon a Birthday group pose for a photo in front of a bounce house Saturday morning at the second annual Amarah’s Prince/Princess Parade. The proceeds from the event went to benefit Amarah’s Light, a nonprofit organization formed to help grieving ...

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 ...

AAUW supper set for Thursday

MARQUETTE — “Stand up to Sexism” is the theme of Thursday’s salad supper offered by the Marquette Branch of the American Association of University Women. At 6 p.m. Thursday, the salad supper will take place at the Federated Women’s Club House, 104 W. Ridge St., in Marquette. After ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago HARVEY — Several Chocolay Township police cadets found out the other night what it is like to be on both sides of the law during a mock gun battle at the ...

OUT OF THE DARKNESS

Dozens of people gathered Saturday at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming for the annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk. Top, participants release winged balloons in memory of those lost to suicide. Proceeds from the walk benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s ...

Local briefing

Lane shift scheduled for Wright Street MARQUETTE — Part of the ongoing construction of Wright Street will require a lane shift between McClellan and Lincoln avenues for the abandonment of a gas main, according to a city announcement. This shift will begin Monday. Two-way traffic will be ...

Michigan State Police teach bus safety

Michigan State Police Trooper Stacy Rasanen leads children from the Little Friends Preschool in Negaunee on to a bus that will take them to Lakeview Elementary School Tuesday. Rasanen talked to all the youngsters at the school about bus safety before they boarded. (Journal photos by Rachel Oakley)

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 ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — It’s not every year that the Michigan Artrain chugs its way into the Upper Peninsula, but on Wednesday it will be on the tracks near ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.67 $2.79 Sault Ste. Marie (Shell) $2.69 Munising (Shell) $2.69 Hancock (BP) $2.69 Ironwood (Holiday) $2.69 Negaunee (Holiday) $2.67 Marquette (Admiral) $2.67 Ishpeming (Holiday) $2.67 Manistique (Zephyr) $2.64 Iron Mountain (Murphy USA) $2.61 Marquette ...

Local briefing

Stage 3 of construction starts MARQUETTE — Beginning today, U.S. 41 between Front Street and McClellan Avenue (M-553) in Marquette will experience traffic disruptions for the start of Stage 3 construction work. This stage of the U.S. 41 portion of the Marquette Hospital Transportation ...

Out of Darkness Walk set for Saturday

The annual Marquette County Out of Darkness Community Walk is set for Saturday at Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming, hosted by the Marquette County Suicide Prevention Alliance. Above are participants in the 2015 edition of the walk. This year’s registration begins at 9 a.m. Saturday 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 ...

Local briefing

3 injured in rollover accident MARQUETTE — Three people were injured in a one-vehicle rollover accident Sunday in Chocolay Township, according to a press release from the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. Officers responded to the scene at about 5:17 p.m. on U.S. 41 near Country ...

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 ...