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 — Much to the chagrin of a group of local investors, Marquette County’s Brookridge property is south Marquette is again emerging as the state’s top choice for a $2.5 million juvenile detention facility. The state Department of Social Services has set a Dec. 8 deadline for the county to decide whether to sell or give 25 of the 57 acres near the intersection of Division Street and Pioneer Road to the state, said County Administrator Dennis Aloia.

90 years ago

MARQUETTE — Jack Blott, former University of Michigan football star, will address the Graveraet High School students in the auditorium of the new school Friday afternoon, it was announced by Henning J. Anderson, principal of the school.