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Marji Gesick 100 race named finalist for Locally Created Event of the Year

MARQUETTE — Travel Marquette, the 906 Adventure Team, and the Greater Ishpeming/Negaunee Chamber of Commerce submitted the Marji Gesick 100, an epic and iconic mountain bike and run race, for consideration of the Locally Created Event of the Year awarded annually by the National Association ...

Body of missing Crystal Falls man found

FLORENCE, Wis. — Authorities recovered the body of a missing Crystal Falls man Wednesday in the Brule River just north of Florence, Wisconsin, near where his car was located earlier this week. The body of Jerry Hamilton, 60, was found in about 5 feet of water by Florence County Sheriff’s ...

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 ...

Event focuses on Back 40 Mine

Speakers representing the Menominee Nation visited Northern Michigan University Monday evening to speak to the community about the potential negative environmental and cultural effects of the proposed Back 40 Mine by Aquila Resources Inc., which is planned for location 150 feet from the ...

Red Cross installs smoke alarms

MARQUETTE — The Superior Upper Territory/Northern Michigan Chapter of the American Red Cross is offering free smoke alarms and installation as part of its Home Fire Campaign. The Red Cross responds to a home fire or disaster every eight minutes, according to a flier from the American Red ...

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 — Incidents of racial discrimination have occurred at Northern Michigan University over the years, but have been on the decline recently, say ...

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 ...

Deadline nears for fee waivers

MARQUETTE — Applications for 2017-2018 Promotional Funds and Discount Fee Waivers must be received or postmarked by Friday. Applications and information are available on the city website at www.mqtcty.org or at the Community Services, Parks & Recreation office, located in Lakeview ...

SVdP to provide food monthly

MARQUETTE — Effective April 1, the Marquette District St. Vincent de Paul will be providing food once a month to individuals and families registered for the food pantry. The change is due to the larger number of people qualifying for the food pantry and increased cost of groceries. The ...

Police investigate Forestville break-ins

MARQUETTE — Three Marquette Township residences were forcibly entered within the last week, according to a press release from the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. After receiving complaints Sunday, police are continuing to investigate the series of residential breaking-and-entering ...

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 ...

Matt Davidson Memorial Scholarship established

MARQUETTE — On March 1, the Matt Davidson Memorial Scholarship Fund, a permanent endowment, was established at the Community Foundation of Marquette County with gifts received from family and friends. This fund will be used primarily to provide scholarships to graduating senior student ...

UP Health System – Marquette welcomes Chief Operating Officer Steven Salyer

MARQUETTE - UP Health System - Marquette has announced that Steven Salyer, MBA will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer effective today. Salyer brings more than 10 years of progressive health care experience to UP Health System - Marquette. Salyer led a joint venture acquisition of ...

Board of Health meeting canceled

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board of Health’s regular meeting which had been set for Wednesday in Room 231 of the Henry A. Skewis Courthouse Annex, Marquette, has been canceled due to lack of quorum. The board will next meet April 26.

Partnership to select Japan delegates

MARQUETTE — Marquette area residents interested in visiting Marquette’s Japanese Sister City of Higashiomi this year should contact Paulette Lindberg, vice chairwoman of the Marquette Area Sister Cities Partnership or stop by the Marquette Arts and Culture Center in the lower level of the ...

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 — Despite an outbreak of the chicken pox, the show must go on. So, hundreds of young skaters will take to the ice Saturday and Sunday during 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 ...

First boat of the season comes in

The Kaye E. Barker, the first boat of the season, came in Saturday at the LS and I Ore Dock in Marquette. (Journal photo by Christie Bleck)