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Blueberry Fest is back

MARQUETTE — One of downtown Marquette’s cornerstone summer festivals is set to return this week after being canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19. The Blueberry Festival, which features a variety of vendors, music, activities and more, is slated from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday on the 100 block ...

Marijuana business recommendations made by Forsyth Twp. Planning Commission

GWINN — The Forsyth Township Planning Commission unanimously voted on Monday to recommend to the township board proposed zoning ordinance amendments regarding medical and adult-use marijuana establishments. The amendment to the zoning ordinance, dependent on township board approval, would ...

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling infection surges. Citing new information about ...

Trekking through the north country

MARQUETTE — Some people perform challenging tasks out of necessity while others do them because they can. R.J. Regan is the latter. The 53-year-old from Grand Rapids, who is hiking across the Upper Peninsula on the North Country Trail, made a stop in Marquette earlier in the week, taking ...

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course today on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging. Citing new information about the ability of the delta variant to ...

MPD: Search resumes for missing kayaker

MARQUETTE — The search for a missing kayaker on Lake Superior resumed Monday. Brett Russell Harriman, a 40-year-old Marquette resident, has been missing since Wednesday. He reportedly entered Lake Superior with his kayak between 12:30 and 2 p.m. Wednesday near the pavilion at Presque Isle ...