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NTN offers primitive camping

MARQUETTE — The Noquemanon Trail Network will open a primitive campground at the Forestville Trailhead site in Marquette Township on June 1 with 25 tent or pop-up camper sites near the Trailhead building and immediately adjacent to the North Country Trail and the Forestville Trail System. ...

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 – Several public hearings are scheduled during tonight’s Marquette City Commission meeting, including one on a proposed special assessment ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.45 $2.54 — Munising (Holiday) $2.49 — Hancock (Holiday) $2.47 — Marquette (Krist) $2.47 — Marquette (Holiday) $2.47 — Ishpeming (Elaine’s) $2.47 — Ishpeming (Holiday) $2.45 — Gladstone (Holiday) $2.39 — Sault Ste. Marie (USA Marathon) $2.38 ...

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 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 ...

Record amount of food collected

MARQUETTE — A record amount of food was collected in Marquette this year during the “Stamp Out Hunger” nationwide effort, according to local officials. On May 13, as they delivered mail, Marquette postal workers collected food donations to help re-stock local food pantries. “Stamp ...

BLP office closed for Memorial Day

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Light and Power Office will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. For emergencies, call 228-0300.

Compost site closed Friday, Monday

MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette Compost drop-off site, located at the old Cliffs-Dow site, will be closed on Saturday and Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The site will reopen on Wednesday, May 31, from 3-7 p.m.

ELCA synod elects new bishop

MARQUETTE — The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin synod has elected Rev. Katherine Ann Volz Finegan as its new bishop this week. Finegan will replace outgoing Bishop Rev. Thomas Skrenes upon his retirement at the end of August, according to ...

Hydrant flushing in Negaunee

NEGAUNEE — The City of Negaunee Department of Public Works will begin flushing hydrants throughout the city beginning Tuesday. The flushing will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. According to a city press release, this may lead to some discoloration of water. Residents are ...

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 — Documents published by the federal government regarding law enforcement, the court system, crime, criminals and the criminal justice system ...

Public’s help sought

NEGAUNEE — Negaunee Township will ask residents for help to repair failing roads this November. The Negaunee Township Board approved a Township Road Improvement Plan at a meeting in April, which lays out a method of repairing, rebuilding and maintaining 30.4 miles of roads. Negaunee ...

Soldiers walk to bring awareness to vets’ suicide

MARQUETTE — Two soldiers from the Michigan National Guard — who are marching across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to raise awareness about veteran suicide this month — made their way through the Marquette area Friday, nearing Seney on Sunday. First Lt. Cody Cass and Staff Sgt. Michael ...

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 ...

Ribbon cutting held for Delft Bistro

Various Marquette County ambassadors and city commissioners showed up for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of Jen Ray (center left) and Tom Vear’s new restaurant, The Delft Bistro. (Journal photos by Corey Kelly)

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 – The amount of area home construction and existing home sales soared in April, spurred by the arrival of spring and an uncertainty of future ...

Local briefing

Bothwell orientation underway MARQUETTE — Bothwell Middle School will welcome incoming sixth-grade students at orientation programs today and Tuesday. Current fifth-graders from Sandy Knoll and Superior Hills Elementary schools will visit today; fifth-grade students from Cherry Creek and ...

Local briefing

Changes to Precinct locations MARQUETTE — Beginning with the Aug. 8 Primary Election, registered voters in the City of Marquette’s Precincts 3 and 5 will have a new polling location. Voters in Precinct 3 will now vote in the Baraga Gym, located in the lower level of Marquette City Hall, ...