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Evening lighthouse tour offered MARQUETTE — The Marquette Maritime Museum is ending Maritime Month with an evening lighthouse tour featuring Museum volunteer Greg Sandell on Thursday at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are free for Museum members and $10 for non-members. Call 906-226-2006 to reserve ...

Local briefing

Backpack giveaway event held MARQUETTE — Marquette Area Public Schools has announced that Costco, out of Green Bay, Wisconsin, has donated 400 youth backpacks to the school district. Each of the four MAPS elementary schools — Cherry Creek, Superior Hills, Graveraet and Sandy Knoll — ...

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 ...

MARESA Early On Services 

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Education and State Board of Education Special Education Programs and Services Act 451, as amended by the State Board of Education, August 1982, (Mandatory Special Education Act), requires that local and/or Intermediate School Districts shall provide or ...

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 — Recipients of the 1987 Marquette Beautification and Restoration awards were honored at a luncheon Thursday at Clark’s Landing. Sally May ...

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 ...

Seaman Don Ashley of US Coast Guard honored for his sacrifice

MARQUETTE — On Aug. 17, citizens of DeTour Village and Drummond Island joined with the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Buckthorn and Aids to Navigation Team of the US Coast Guard, Sector Sault Sainte Marie and the DeTour Reef Light Preservation Society to honor Don Ashley Jr. who died while ...

Upper Peninsula multi-use trail a collaborative effort

By JOHN PEPIN Michigan Department of Natural Resources ESCANABA — What location is to real estate, partnerships, cooperation and volunteerism are to development and maintenance of Michigan’s nearly 13,000 miles of designated trails. These three vital factors were all involved in ...

Juveniles apprehended in Ishpeming

ISHPEMING — Three juveniles between the ages of 10 and 11 were apprehended on Wednesday at approximately 5:30 p.m. by Bell Forest Products employees after three previous break-ins the past week. The juveniles were turned over to the custody of their parents. According to a police press ...

City launches new website

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette has announced the launch of its new website, at www.marquettemi.gov. The former website address will reroute users to the city’s new site, though some technical difficulties may be encountered, according to a city press release. City officials said for ...

Housing meeting date changed

MARQUETTE — The August meeting for the Marquette Housing Commission Board was rescheduled for next week. The meeting, originally set for Tuesday, will now take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29. The board will meet in the offices at Pine Ridge Apartments, located at 316 Pine St., ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.48 $2.51 — Gladstone (Holiday) $2.49 — Newberry (Sunoco) $2.49— Sault Ste. Marie (Marathon) $2.47 — Marquette (BP) $2.47 — Negaunee (Holiday) $2.47 — Ishpeming (Holiday) $2.45 — Ontonagon (Citgo) $2.39 — Ironwood (Holiday) $2.37 — Iron ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago SANDS TOWNSHIP — Michigan’s contribution to a new national monument, a 1-billion-year old rock, was loaded aboard a truck at Lindberg’s Gravel Pit ...

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 ...

NMU President Erickson delivers fall convocation

MARQUETTE — In his fall convocation, Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson said he could not identify another university in Michigan — perhaps even the upper Great Lakes region — that has made as many innovative, positive strides over the past year and a half as ...

Police search for suspect in alleged assault

ISHPEMING — Police are looking for a former Ishpeming resident who may be connected to an alleged assault. According to an Ishpeming Police Department press release, the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for David James Bellmer, 39, on charges of assault ...

Police warn of phone scams

The Michigan State Police Negaunee Post is warning the public about a new phone solicitation scheme currently targeting Marquette County residents. At least three elderly residents have reported receiving calls in which the callers say they are members of the MSP and ask for money, according ...

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 ...