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Community urged to protect vulnerable as cases rise in U.P.

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Health Department is reminding the community of the importance of protecting its most vulnerable residents. A Friday MCHD release cites a “recent and continuing rise in COVID-19 cases within the county and throughout the region” along with the impending ...

Fatal three-vehicle crash claims man’s life

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — A 57-year-old man from Marquette died after a three-vehicle crash late Thursday afternoon on Marquette County Road 550. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash, which took place at 4 p.m. on CR 550 near Compeau Creek Road in Marquette Township. The ...

Woman injured at Little Presque Isle dies

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — The 42-year-old Lexington, Kentucky, woman who was injured at Little Presque Isle in Marquette Township on Thursday has died. According to a Michigan State Police Negaunee Post news release issued Friday, the woman, identified as Yookyung Leemazzoni, was pronounced dead at the ...

Police Log

Local

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space ...

Superiorland Yeterdays

Local

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — The final concert of the season by the Marquette City Band will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Presque Isle Band Shell. David Dagenais, band ...

Search remains ongoing for long-lost stone airplane

Region

By JOSHUA VISSERS Houghton Daily Mining Gazette HOUGHTON — A search operation is underway for an airplane in Copper Country, but not one that ever left the ground. You may be familiar with the stone boats, like the one in Kearsarge, but photographs of an airplane with similar stone ...

Educators to host webinar series

Community

MARQUETTE — Michigan State University Extension is a resource for food safety training. Food Safety Educators will be hosting a live online webinar focusing on Pantry Food Safety — It’s Your Job. This is a two-part series. Part One of the series will cover the following topics why ...

Webinar held on Medicare basics

Community

MARQUETTE — Turning 65? New to Medicare? Join U.P. Health Plan online for a free webinar at 10 a.m. Aug. 19 to learn more about Medicare basics and your options. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Register at ...

Musical Interludes event Aug. 17

Community

MARQUETTE — At 7 p.m. Aug. 17, the Peter White Public Library will host its last Musical Interludes — LIVE! on the library’s Front Street steps. The guests for this informal interview/performance are two members of the All Strings Considered, old-time stringband, Phil and Annette Watts. ...

One Voice to perform in L’Anse

Community

L’ANSE — Singing hits of the 40s, 50s 60s and beyond, the women’s vocal group One Voice brings the fun to the free L’Anse Lakefront Concerts at 7 p.m. Aug 13. The lakefront park is at the foot of Broad Street at the lake. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy their music, the good vibes, ...

New at Peter White Public Library

Community

Though I love nonfiction, when I really want to escape into a book I choose sci-fi. Suffice to say I’ve been reading much more science fiction these days! Explore new worlds, connect with relatable characters, and contemplate our place in the universe with these titles, available digitally ...

New hearing in baby’s death

Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan appeals court has reopened the case of a Battle Creek woman who lined up experts to offer new opinions on the death of her daughter in 2001. Tonia Miller, 37, has been in prison since 2003 when she was convicted of second-degree murder. Defense experts believe ...

Postal Service loses $2.2B in 3 months as virus woes persist

Coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service says it lost $2.2 billion in the three months that ended in June as the beleaguered agency — hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic — piles up financial losses that officials warn could top $20 billion over two years. But the new postmaster ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

Local

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago SENEY—The state Department of Natural Resources has awarded a $59,510 grant to control erosion along the Fox River. The grant will be administered by the ...

Music jam at PWPL Saturday

Local

MARQUETTE — From 2-5 p.m. Saturday, the Peter White Public Library will host a traditional music jam on the Library’s Front Street steps. Bring a chair or blanket for comfort. Bring a guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, ukulele, harmonica, or just your voice, and join other acoustic musicians ...

Free art/history workshop for kids

Local

MARQUETTE — Marquette Maritime Museum and Liberty Children’s Art Project present a free art/history workshop for kids ages 8-14 from 1-3 p.m. Monday at the museum. Using drawing and collage techniques, participants will use their imaginations to create crazy stories and art about Lake ...

Funday Sunday Benefit Concert

Local

BARK RIVER — The Northern Sun Winery and Vineyard is offering a Funday Sunday Benefit Concert with the added attraction of Chicago musician-singer Kraig Kenning for concertgoers to enjoy while sipping the estate-grown, award-winning wines of Northern Sun. Advance tickets are $10 and are ...