Author, former judge dissects ‘Anatomy of a Murder’ film

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MARQUETTE — Would the “not guilty” verdict depicted in the book and movie “Anatomy of a Murder” hold up today? Author and former Army Judge Advocate Eugene Milhizer gave a presentation on his book, “Dissecting Anatomy of a Murder,” on Thursday at the Central U.P. and Northern ...

Panel begins process of replacing sheriff


HOUGHTON — The committee charged with appointing the replacement for Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean held its first meeting Friday afternoon. It is composed of Clerk Jennifer Kelly, Prosecutor Brittany Bulleit, and Probate Court Judge Fraser Strome. Undersheriff Kevin Coppo has been ...

City Commission tables approval of 2021-23 Strategic Plan

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MARQUETTE — While the agenda of the Marquette City Commission’s July 26 meeting wasn’t necessarily a busy one, it was still very much an important one with the commission hoping to approve the city’s next strategic plan for Fiscal Years 2021-23. Hope was as far as it went. After an ...

14 new virus cases in Delta County


ESCANABA — Delta County has added 14 new confirmed COVID-19 positives since Monday, local data indicated Friday. In its report, local health officials Friday also listed six more confirmed cases in Menominee County since Monday and one new probable case, while Delta County had two new ...

Swimming for a cause: 18th annual event held at Teal Lake

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MARQUETTE — On Saturday morning, swimmers, event coordinators and spectators for the Teal Lake Swim bustled to and from both sides of the lake to participate in the 18th annual event. The event featured swimmers from a variety of age groups, with prizes handed out afterward by coordinators. ...

Breitung to consider ordinances for blight, dangerous structures


QUINNESEC — Breitung Township Board has directed municipal attorney William Fahey to draft new ordinances on blight and dangerous structures. During recent meetings, the board has discussed whether to adopt the International Property Maintenance Code in part or in its entirety. Board ...