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Citizens’ Climate Lobby to meet

MARQUETTE — The Marquette chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby is holding its monthly meeting from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 8 at the Marquette Arts and Cultural Center, Large Workshop Room. All are welcome to join in and learn about CCL’s advocacy for national policies to ...

Eagles plan special evening

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Eagles Membership Drive Dinner Dance featuring Country Tradition Band is planned for Saturday at the club on Iron Street in Negaunee. A chicken dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. for $7. Those who sign up to become a member may eat free. The evening will include ...

All Strings plays in Munising

MUNISING — The old time stringband All Strings Considered will play a concert of old time tunes and songs at the Falling Rock Cafe in Munising from 7-9 p.m. Saturday. ASC’s music is rooted in fiddle tunes and songs that were played in remote areas of the Appalachian region. A donation of $5 ...

Portion of Spring Street to close

MARQUETTE — Beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday and continuing through noon on Sunday, Spring Street and the sidewalk will be closed between Front Street and Third Street for an event in front of the Ore Dock Brewing Company. No detour will be provided. Egress from the MarqTran drive through ...

Committee meeting canceled

MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for today has been canceled due to lack of quorum. An alternate date will be determined and a separate announcement will be released at that time.

Public comment on DNR’s plan

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released its draft inland trout management plan and is seeking public comment on it. The plan, available online at michigan.gov/fishing under Angler Alerts, focuses on the ecology and management of populations of inland trout in ...

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 ...

‘Angel’ program launched locally

MARQUETTE — The Michigan State Police post in Negaunee and the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office are teaming up to offer a new option for those suffering from drug addiction. Individuals who wish to seek treatment can now walk into any Michigan State Police post, the Marquette County ...

Police seeking info on driver

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Police Department is seeking information following a suspicious incident that reportedly took place Monday evening in the city of Negaunee. Around 8 p.m., an adult female was reportedly walking along Prince Street when a male driving a white, four-door passenger ...

Troupe presents ‘The Next Tree’

ISHPEMING — It’s got laughs, it’s got music, it’s got all kinds of crazy fun and it’s coming to Westwood’s Patriot Performing Arts Theatre at 7 tonight and again April 12. The Westwood Improv Troupe, a division of the Westwood Shakespeare Company, will present “The Next ...

M-553 reconstruction begins

MARQUETTE — Reconstructin began today on highway M-553. The Michigan Department of Transportation will be investing $3.2 million to reconstruct a mile of M-553 and realign curves from Marquette County Road NR to the Carp River. The project will require daytime lane closures and flag ...

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 ...

What’s normal? Not ‘The Addams Family’

Northern Michigan University is wrapping up a great season of theater with their lively production of “The Addams Family” at the Forest Roberts Theatre this Wednesday through Sunday and it is a stellar capstone to this season. This adaptation of the beloved characters depicts every ...

No charges sought in high school sexting case involving hundreds

MARQUETTE — No criminal charges are being authorized following an investigation into the exchange of sexually explicit images between hundreds of Marquette County high school students. Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Wiese, in a press release issued today, said he has declined to ...

Builders Exchange offering scholarships

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Builders Exchange is awarding up to six scholarships of $1,000 each to qualifying senior high school students and/or non-traditional students who will be attending either college, vocational, technical or trade school in 2017, and are pursuing a career in the ...

1 injured in rollover accident

MARQUETTE — A 71-year-old Negaunee man sustained minor injuries Monday afternoon after his vehicle left the roadway, struck an embankment and rolled several times before coming to a stop on its roof in the Shiras Hills area. According to a release from the Marquette City Police Department, ...

Man arrested on marijuana charge

MARQUETTE —A 22-year-old Marquette man was taken into custody Friday on a felony warrant for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. The arrest was the result of a months-long investigation, according to the Marquette City Police Department. A search warrant was executed at the ...

Man arrested for embezzlement

MARQUETTE — A Marquette man was arrested Friday on embezzlement charges related to his position with the Marquette Mutineers Hockey Team. According to a press release from the Marquette Police Department, the 28-year-old man was arrested on a two count felony warrant for embezzlement of ...

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 ...