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Local woman shares experience, urges others to ‘ask for help’

MARQUETTE — Maggi Haupt, 71, is a resident of Snowberry Heights Apartments, a community for seniors 62 and above, as well as those who are disabled or handicapped. For Haupt, learning to navigate food insecurity became a necessary norm in her life before the COVID-19 shutdowns further ...

Capacity limits for outdoor events to be lifted

MARQUETTE — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday announced an updated Vacc to Normal plan, lifting capacity limits for outdoor events on June 1. Additionally, indoor capacity limits will increase to 50%, allowing indoor social gatherings such as weddings and funerals to move closer to ...

Search continues for missing 31-year-old man

By Journal Staff ISHPEMING — The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office has updated its search for a local missing person. Nicholas Reid Suardini, 31, was reported missing by his mother at about 2 p.m. Monday. His mother reported Suardini was last seen leaving her home on foot at about 10:30 ...

Red Devils fly A-10 Thunderbolt II over U.P.

A Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is seen soaring over Marquette County on Tuesday afternoon. The aircraft have been spotted across the Upper Peninsula this week. It is believed to be out of the 107th Fighter Squadron, a unit of the Michigan Air National Guard 127th Wing assigned to ...

Farmers market to open Saturday with COVID protocols in place

MARQUETTE — The first Saturday morning outdoor market of the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market’s 22nd season will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at The Marquette Commons, with COVID-19 guidelines in place. Customers can expect to find a more robust market compared with the 2020 season ...

Redistricting commission seeks more public input

MARQUETTE — Community input is considered a crucial component to political redistricting in Michigan, and it was provided at Tuesday’s Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission public hearing at the Northern Center at Northern Michigan University. The purpose of the event was ...