Small Business Saturday celebrated

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MARQUETTE — Although it might sound like it, shopping small is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it’s a way to support small businesses, which are the lifeblood of many communities. On Saturday, area stores celebrated this concept to mark Small Business Saturday, which was created ...

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 ...

Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Delta County


Escanaba — Local data Wednesday showed Delta County has had 42 new confirmed COVID-19 positives since Monday, along with two more deaths blamed on the virus, while Menominee County added 31 cases and a death. Public Health of Delta and Menominee Counties also listed 19 probable cases in ...

Crowdfunding campaign continues

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MARQUETTE — Marquette’s Lakeshore Depot, the Upper Peninsula’s only year-round indoor daily farmer’s market, is asking for community support on Giving Tuesday for its crowdfunding campaign with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. An event will be held at the Lakeshore Depot ...

Holiday shoppers return to Copper Country businesses


HOUGHTON — On Friday afternoon, the streets of downtown Houghton and Hancock bustled with shoppers searching for holiday gifts. Although the Copper Country is usually free from the shopping mania that grips other parts of the nation on Black Friday, a sunny Friday afternoon was an opportune ...

Hoffstroms, Koski donate to Cheer Club

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From left, Aela Hoffstrom, 9, Kinley Koski, 6, and Aili Hoffstrom, 6, donate winter coats, hats and boots to the Cheer Club on Friday. The Cheer Club, which kicked off Friday, collects unwrapped toys and gifts to be donated to local children and families in need during the holiday season. Gifts ...