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Superiorland Yesterdays

March 25, 2015 EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. more »»

Endangered birds set to return

March 25, 2015 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A wildlife expert says one of the state’s endangered species will soon return to Michigan after spending the winter in a warmer climate. Vince Cavelieri of the U.S. more »»

Shipping begins at Twin Ports

March 25, 2015 DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Although there’s snow in the forecast, one sure sign of spring is the start to the shipping season in the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minn., and Superior, Wis. more »»

Women’s Center kicks off National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

March 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — On a sunny but brisk Monday morning outside the Women’s Center in Marquette were eight parked police cruisers, and the officers who were there with the vehicles weren’t there to arrest... more »»

Tennis courts, lobby renovations planned at WHS this summer

March 24, 2015 ureau ISHPEMING — Westwood High School will be getting eight new tennis courts and a renovated lobby this summer as part of a new sinking fund project approved recently by the NICE Community Schools... more »»

Portage Hospital to pay feds $4.4 million settlement

March 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — Portage Hospital, LLC in Hancock has agreed to pay the federal government $4. more »»

Lempesis performing Wednesday

March 24, 2015 MARQUETTE — A participating artist’s name was omitted in a press release for the upcoming Concert/Silent Auction benefiting Teaching Family Homes. more »»

Police Log

March 24, 2015 EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. more »»

U.P. wind turbines produce electricity, controversy

March 23, 2015 GARDEN — More than 70,000 megawatt hours of renewable, clean electricity are being produced annually by the Heritage Garden Wind Farm, located on the Garden Peninsula in Delta County. more »»

MAPS board to discuss revenues

March 23, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette school board is expected to discuss developments in sinking fund projects, strategic planning and increased revenues at its meeting today. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. more »»

Trail authority sets public hearing

March 23, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority has scheduled a public hearing for Wednesday to discuss a 2015 Recreation Passport Grant Application. The hearing is at 4:30 p.. more »»

Police Log

March 23, 2015 EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. more »»

Superiorland Yesterdays

March 23, 2015 EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. more »»

Eggs and issues

March 21, 2015 HOUGHTON — Members of the public and some business representatives heard an update Thursday on the maintenance work on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge during the Keweenaw Peninsula Chamber of Commerce... more »»

Local briefing

March 20, 2015 Laundromat dryer fire extinguished MARQUETTE — Marquette City Fire Department firefighters extinguished a fire in a clothes dryer Thursday afternoon at the Superior Suds Laundromat in Marquette. more »»

Meijer to open Escanaba store

March 20, 2015 ESCANABA — Pros and cons regarding the proposed construction of a Meijer store in Escanaba were expressed during a packed public hearing at Wednesday’s planning commission meeting at the civic center. more »»

Fire damages Ishpeming home

March 20, 2015 ISHPEMING — A porch fire caused minimal smoke and water damage to an Ishpeming home Thursday afternoon, thanks to a toddler alerting a babysitter to the fire. more »»

Council OKs tower roof repair bid, buys new truck

March 20, 2015 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Hall clock tower will undergo repairs to its copper roof and gutter system to prevent further deterioration from water leaks. more »»

Board discusses reopening Gilbert Elementary School

March 19, 2015 MARQUETTE — More details about the cost and benefits of reopening Gilbert Elementary School were revealed at Wednesday evening’s special meeting of the Gwinn school board, but more research is being... more »»

Local briefing

March 19, 2015 Manistique paper mill closing MANISTIQUE (AP) — A company has announced plans to shut down a paper mill in Manistique that has nearly 150 employees. more »»

 
 
 

 

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