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Sawyer enviro program

MARQUETTE — The public is invited to a presentation regarding environmental activities at the former K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base, which will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum. The museum is located at 402 Third St. at Sawyer. The first hour of the program ...

Man convicted of 7 felonies

MARQUETTE —Jason Thomas Leist, 42, of Marquette was convicted on Wednesday after a two-day jury trial on two counts of criminal sexual conduct-first degree, each of which carries a maximum penalty of life in prison, the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office announced. Leist also was ...

‘Facing Suicide: Town Hall’ tackles issue

MARQUETTE — How do you bring up the concept of suicide to someone in trouble? And how do you follow up once the immediate crisis has passed? Those were some of the topics examined during “Facing Suicide: Town Hall” on Tuesday in the Northern Center at Northern Michigan University. ...

Fossil fish catch from China includes oldest teeth ever

NEW YORK — A big catch of fish fossils in southern China includes the oldest teeth ever found — and may help scientists learn how our aquatic ancestors got their bite. The finds offer new clues about a key period of evolution that’s been hard to flesh out because until now scientists ...

Let’s get social

NEGAUNEE — A big weekend is ahead in the city of Negaunee as the city and the Downtown Development Authority plan to unveil their new Social District at 5 p.m. Saturday. The Social District allows for participating licensed businesses to sell alcoholic beverages that customers can legally ...

Partridge Creek Farms opens new project

ISHPEMING — Partridge Creek Farms, along with officials from the city of Ishpeming, held a groundbreaking ceremony in Ishpeming Friday to present plans for the new Partridge Creek Intergenerational Farm on Cleveland Street. The project is the result of a year-long collaboration between ...