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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 ...

Police arrest Marquette residents for unlawful imprisonment, assault

MARQUETTE — Two Marquette residents, ages 18 and 17, were arrested today on felony warrants stemming from an alleged incident where a juvenile victim was held against his will and assaulted. The incident occurred at an address along the 300 block of Marquette County Road 550, according to a ...

GINCC to reward wellness

ISHPEMING – The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is offering community members the chance to win up to $100 for engaging in behaviors that promote individual and community wellness. GINCC will have a wellness campaign now through June 30, in the hopes of expanding upon ...

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 — Anglers across the Upper Peninsula are being honored for their 1986 Michigan Department of Natural Resources Master Angler Award catches. ...

Woman injured in rollover

ELY TOWNSHIP — A 27-year-old Wisconsin woman was sent to the hospital Friday night after the vehicle she was traveling in left the roadway and rolled onto its top. According to a release from the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, the woman, from Land O’ Lakes, Wisconsin, was traveling ...

Motorcyclist is OK thanks to protective gear

MANISTIQUE — Police say a man who collided with a deer while driving his motorcycle Sunday morning in Manistique Township is alive largely in part due to the protective gear he was wearing at the time of the crash. Aaron Doty, 59, of downstate Macomb, hit the deer on U.S. 2 near Tannery ...

NMU Gender Fair held

Above, Lucy Meyer-Rasmussen, left, talks with Steve Wood, center, and David Germain, right, about the differences between equality and equity during Northern Michigan University’ s Gender Fair at Jamrich Hall recently. The fair’s purpose was to educate students and community members ...

Eastern U.P. homicide suspect arraigned

ST. IGNACE — The 21-year-old man who reportedly told police that he had killed a 66-year-old St. Ignace woman recently has been identified by police. Jacobb Floyd St. Andrew was arraigned in the 92nd District Court Monday on one count homicide, first-degree murder and was also charged as a ...

Nominating petitions available

MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Clerk’s Office is accepting nominations for the city elective offices, which will be filled this year. There will be three vacancies on the Marquette City Commission, and two vacancies on the Marquette Board of Light and Power. Packets containing ...