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 MARQUETTE — Marking its 10th year of service, one thing has remained constant at Marquette General Hospital’s oncology unit — the level of ...

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 — With the technology of the 20th Century advancing at an unprecedented rate, man’s search for his origins has carried him to worlds ...

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 — Residents here and in surrounding townships were without power for up to 2 hours Wednesday when a mechanical failure at Upper ...

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 — It’s a good bet that Nancy Bell will never forget the first locally-produced Easter Seal telethon she was involved in. As so often ...

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 — Marquette’s recently-enacted smoking ordinance is beginning to create a stir in the community. Some residents complained to ...

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 slump in personal computer sales that was felt across much of the nation had little effect here. In fact, many local dealers report ...

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 — Local sightings of the growing Upper Peninsula moose herd are becoming more common, and are likely to increase even more after ...

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 grant applications workshop for dispersing $34,857 in federal emergency funds will bring together representatives from around ...

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 nameplate displayed prominently on his desk at Lakeview Arena simply says “Butch.” That suits Elwyn “Butch” Runstrom just ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago ESCANABA — For years Escanaba has been known as the Banana Belt of Upper Peninsula cities during winter months, and for just cause. When it ...

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 bit of Marquette’s history went up in smoke this morning when city firefighters burned the remains of the Presque Isle Pavilion. ...

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 — Winneboozho, a powerful spirit in the Chippewa Indian culture, is said to be the guardian of wisdom, kindness, strength and sharing. ...

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 — Dr. Steve Morris has recently expanded his optometry practice located at 621 N. Third St. A new 550 square-foot addition was ...

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 packed courtroom was buzzing as the crowd of 120 spectators witnessed Patricia Leonore Micklow sworn in Monday afternoon as 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 MARQUETTE — Former warden of Marquette State Prison Raymond J. Buchkoe of Marquette recently addressed a group of graduates who completed a class ...

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 — When a photographer from the Detroit Free Press walked into the Olympia Tavern here last February, owners George and Phyllis Lafkas ...

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 — They are two of Ishpeming’s more familiar faces, especially during the holiday season, and their efforts on behalf of West Marquette ...

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 top winners in the 1986 Marquette Board of Light and Power Christmas Lighting Contest received trophies from BLP Board Chairman ...

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 — Andy Besander and Dave Denofre, both Ishpeming High School juniors, were the first to try out some video equipment that was donated to ...

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 — While Mother Nature may do most of the decorating over the winter, draping her shawls of snow on evergreen for the classic look before ...