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 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 ...

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 — For the first time, graduate students in the Upper Peninsula will be able to complete a doctor’s degree from Northern Michigan University as ...

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 number of reported tornado sightings highlighted a weekend of volatile weather in the central and eastern Upper Peninsula. No injuries were ...

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 — A tornado that touched down near Munising Thursday night tore a one-quarter-mile path through forest land three miles from Lake Superior, 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 MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Airport could become the home of two more hangars soon. The county board Tuesday approved and sent to the state ...

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 – If the weather cooperates, the F-16’s of the Air Force Thunderbirds were to prove the capabilities of this maneuverable fighter ...

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 — Anglers who enjoy walk-in brook trout fishing at Rocking Chair Lakes may be interested in attending a public hearing Thursday. The hearing is ...

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 — Nearly a dozen people were ticketed for possession of marijuana or alcohol during Friday’s Ratt concert, which officials said nevertheless ...