Superiorland Yesterdays

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 — A Marquette County family was counting its blessings today after a tornado narrowly missed its trailer Tuesday afternoon. Mike Zorza, ...

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 – Kelly Specker, who shined for the Marquette Senior High School golf ream this past season, defeated Ann Mendelin Monday for the title in 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 HARVEY — Attending ground-breaking ceremonies at the site of Harvey’s future mini-shopping mall were Mike Schwemin, vice president of Jack’s IGA ...

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 — Scott DeLongchamp and Gary Palmreuter of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Marquette accepted a check for $750 from Kim Parker of WRUP-UP 103 ...

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 — Ishpeming artist Roger Junak, along with Jean Crothers, president of the Ishpeming Friends of the Library, presented the library with a ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago BIG BAY — Charlie Drury of Marquette took top honors in the Men’s A Singles event while Jim O’Donnell of Marquette and Diane Clause of Big Bay teamed ...

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 — Thoughts of winter surfaced in Ishpeming this week when the city council unanimously agreed to rebuild a high-speed toboggan slide at the Al ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago K.I. SAWYER — The quarterly PRIDE (Professional Results in Daily Efforts) luncheon Wednesday saw the Marquette Area Chamber of Commerce honor five Sawyer ...

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 Marquette Senior High School French Club recently returned from its annual trip to France where the group toured monuments, museums, Roman ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago NEGAUNEE — Gridders Paul Jacobson of Negaunee and Mike Sadak of Munising posed for publicity shots with Negaunee High School football coach Dick Koski ...

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 — Graffiti artists may either have to find a new place to display their work or may find themselves with a clean place to start all over again. ...

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 – A decline in the central Upper Peninsula’s population followed the path laid by economic trends of the early 1980s, but experts say a change ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago FOREST LAKE — “A major highway disaster” is how one state official is describing Friday’s collapse of part of highway M-94 into Ackerman Lake about ...

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 — Her bright, shy smile can illuminate a room. She speaks of the dream she had of being in the Olympics with the awe a 5-year-old. She dedicated ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MUNISING — Paul G. Truckey of Munising was named “Outstanding Graduating Senior” by the Forest Roberts Theatre. The award is based on significant ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago L’ANSE — In a year of national and state birthday bashes—the Constitution’s bicentennial and the sesquicentennial of Michigan’s statehood—add a ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago CHATHAM — Little kids on pedal tractors will be tearing up the turf Saturday in the Alger County Fair’s version of “tractormania,” fair organizers ...

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 — More and more motorscooters are being seen around town, most being driven by teenagers who police say could be a hazard to themselves and ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago SAWYER AIR FORCE BASE — People living near Sawyer Air Force Base may notice an unusual sound for about a month as the base closes for $1.1 million in ...

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 — Fog horns can be invaluable aids to navigation when the weather dictates, but are obnoxiously bothersome when skies are clear. That fact has ...