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Superiorland Yesterdays

October 23, 2009
The Mining Journal

Editor's note: Superiorland Yesterdays is compiled by the Peter White Public Library reference desk.

30 years ago

MARQUETTE - It doesn't look like we can put off facing winter any longer. A heavy mixture of snow and rain has prompted a traveler's advisory over most of the western Upper Peninsula and is making this year's October look like last year's January. Snow was reported as six inches deep in Ironwood and four to five inches deep in Calumet and Houghton at 8:30 a.m. today.

ISHPEMING - T.T. Symons was elected commander of the Ishpeming Disabled American Veterans Post Thursday night. He succeeds Phillip Stein, retiring commander, and will take office immediately.

60 years ago

MARQUETTE - Temperatures dropped below freezing for the first time this season in Marquette. Early risers saw the ground covered in snow. Although the trace of snow was recorded on Saturday, the 0.6 inches was the first appreciable amount this fall.

NEGAUNEE - The Negaunee Male Chorus will open its season in a joint concert with the Baraga County Choral society. The Negaunee Male Chorus is under the direction of Walter Daley, with Mrs. Clifford Warner as accompanist.



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