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U-Haul catches fire, destroying contents

A 17-foot U-Haul truck caught fire shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of the Days Inn in Marquette Township. No injuries were reported, but the blaze caused traffic on U.S. 41 to be reduced to one lane as crews extinguished the flames. The truck was full of household contents ...

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

Training workshop to be held MARQUETTE — HOPE Animal-Assisted Crisis Response, a national nonprofit organization whose members provide comfort and encouragement through animal-assisted support to people affected by crises and disasters, is conducting an extensive three-day training workshop ...

A white hallow’s eve (Photo feature)

Freshly fallen snow lines the ground underneath two pumpkins in Ishpeming Tuesday night. About 1 inch of snow was recorded at the National Weather Service station in Negaunee Township during a storm that also brought high winds and rain to the area Tuesday. The NWS reports about 2.27 inches of ...

Local briefing

1 injured in head-on collision MARQUETTE — One person was sent to the hospital Sunday afternoon to be treated for non-life threatening injuries as a result of a head-on collision that occurred around 1:50 p.m. near the Marquette Mountain Ski Hill. According to the Marquette Police ...

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 ISHPEMING — Rodney Wallberg of Ishpeming worked diligently to lift a special box as he attempted to rehabilitate a work-related injury under 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 ...

Police investigate theft in Gwinn

GWINN — Forsyth Township police responded to a report of numerous stolen power tools from a residence on the 1300 block of North Hemming Lake Road in Gwinn around 1 p.m. Sunday. According to a report issued by the Forsyth Township Police Department, the investigation showed that an unknown ...

Gwinn schools’ budget on agenda

GWINN — There will be a special board meeting of the Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education at 6 p.m. today in the Gwinn Middle/High School Library. On the agenda is discussion of 2017-18 budget reductions.

Iron Ore Heritage Trail survey

MARQUETTE — The Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority is updating its five-year recreation plan, 2018-2023, and is seeking the public’s input through various methods. The information gathered from the survey will help set the capital improvement plan for the Iron Ore Heritage Trail for ...

A NIGHT AT THE DINER

ISHPEMING — The second annual Night at the Diner, sponsored by the Greater Ishpeming Area Community Fund, will be on Thursday, Nov. 2, at River Rock Banquet Center in Ishpeming. The rooms will be transformed into a 1950s diner, and guests are encouraged to attend in period attire, with ...

Local briefing

Lost hiker found in Ishpeming MARQUETTE — On Friday deputies and search and rescue volunteers were dispatched to Al Quaal park in Ishpeming at approximately 8 p.m. to look for a lost hiker. According to a report issued by the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, Daniel Filbrandt, 63, 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 ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago GWINN — After serving for 89 years as a link with the outside world and hub of local gossip, one of Marquette County’s oldest post offices made its ...

Budget Business

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council will hold a special meeting and 2018 budget workshop on Monday at 10 a.m. at the Ishpeming City Hall. Major goals for the city’s 2018 budget, according to City Manager Mark Slown’s Budget Message, are to continue the city’s critical ...

AUTUMN GOLD

ISHPEMING — “Autumn carries more gold in its pockets than all the other seasons,” American journalist and author Jim Bishop once wrote. The Salvation Army is hoping that some of that gold will be shared on Monday during the organization’s annual Harvest Fest celebration at River Rock ...

Fresh Coast Film Festival kicks off

Northern Michigan University students Olivia Walcott and Dylan Gonda, center left and right, are two of the makers of the film “Great Lakes, Great Stories,” which was the first film to premiere Thursday night in the 2017 Fresh Coast Film Festival. They and one other student, Ryan Watling, ...

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 ISHPEMING — Carey Ann Schaab, 12, and her brother, Peter, 9, were among the dog lovers who took part in the Marquette County Humane Society’s Dogwalk ...