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‘THE SHOW MUST GO ON’

MARQUETTE —Some people are born to be football players, and others are born to be musicians. Lynne Bolitho, on the other hand, was born to be a dancer. She started when she was 3 years old in Sacramento, California, at the Crockett School of Ballet with Barbara Crockett, who became a very ...

Community collaboration in Ishpeming

MARQUETTE — Partridge Creek Farms and the Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development agency, along with the city of Ishpeming, are working together to survey Ishpeming residents regarding food security. CUPPAD is working with the Ishpeming Planning Commission regarding its master ...

Kayaker dead, another missing at Pictured Rocks

MUNISING — One kayaker is dead and a second is missing in the waters off Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Lake Superior. According to a Friday press release from the National Park Service, two kayakers were reported missing Thursday evening. The park service, along with other federal ...

Flags lowered to honor firefighters

MARQUETTE — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff throughout the state today to honor the lives of firefighters who have died in the line of duty in 2020 and 2021, including the Forsyth Township Fire Department’s Ben Lauren, who died fighting ...

Fred Dakota remembered

BARAGA — Keweenaw Bay Indian Community offices were closed Friday to commemorate the late Fred Dakota, a former president and known as the “father of Indian gaming.” Dakota died unexpectedly at his home Monday. In a release, the KBIC described Dakota as a “true visionary” who helped ...

Kayakers who died near Pictured Rocks identified

MUNISING -- The National Park Service has identified the two kayakers whose bodies were found Friday along the Lake Superior coast near Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. They are Kimberly Aiello of downstate Troy and David Delegato of downstate Shelby Township. The kayakers were reported ...