City OKs design contract for arts, cultural center, trailhead

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — On Monday night, the Marquette City Commission unanimously approved a professional services contract with Locus Architecture of Minneapolis, to design the Marquette Cultural Center and Trailhead. Locus Architecture’s bid was in the amount of $128,570. Other bids submitted ...

Fighter jet crashes in harbor

Superior History

MARQUETTE — Fifty years ago today, scores of bystanders witnessed the crash of a fighter jet into Marquette’s Lower Harbor. June 12, 1974, was also a Wednesday. At approximately 1:35 p.m., eyewitnesses saw a plane smoking downward out of the clouds, the parachutes of the pilot and co-pilot ...

‘American Pickers’ coming to Michigan

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MARQUETTE — One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, according to the History Channel show, American Pickers. On a mission to find and purchase national treasures and rare items, the “pickers” are coming to Michigan. American Pickers is a popular reality television series that ...

Police log


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 ...