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Partial street closure today

MARQUETTE — The north and south lanes of Presque Isle Avenue between West Fair Avenue and West Kaye Avenue along with the sidewalk and Northern Michigan University parking lot on the west-side of Presque Isle Avenue will be closed to traffic starting at 6 a.m. today for an overhead electrical ...

School board nominations open

GWINN — Nominating petition forms for three vacancies on the Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education are available at the Forsyth, Sands, Skandia and West Branch Township offices as well as the Marquette County Clerk’s Office. Three six-year terms will run from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, ...

PWPL reopening moving forward

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library will move out of Stage 2 and into Stage 3 of its reopening plan on Monday. Stage 3 includes opening the book return at the library, as well as starting curbside service. Dates for those actions are as follows: Monday: Book drop reopens at ...

Fundraising walk goes virtual

MARQUETTE — The team of four sisters and their mom behind Walk in the Park for Brain Tumor Research in Escanaba aren’t letting a pandemic stop their fundraising and community-building for those affected by brain tumor diagnoses. The walk will be held on the day originally planned, but in ...

Manager’s office hours canceled

MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Manager community office hours scheduled for Wednesday has been canceled. The next community office hours are set for 10 a.m. to noon July 8, in the Dandelion Cottage room, located on the first floor off of the Huron Mountain Gallery of the Peter White Public ...

Ordinations planned for Friday

MARQUETTE — Deacons Romeo G. Cappella and Thomas J. Merkel have received their Call to Orders and will be ordained to the priesthood, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Marquette announced. Benjamin E. Rivard has received his Call to Orders and will be ordained to the diaconate in a ...

Negaunee library to meet Tuesday

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Public Library board will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday via Zoom teleconference. The board will discuss the library’s reopening plan. Telephone: Dial 1-312-626-6799, Meeting ID: 818 4110 8047, Password: 550050 Computer/tablet/iPad/smart phone: ...

Manager’s office hours canceled

MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Manager community office hours scheduled for Wednesday has been canceled. The next community office hours are set for 10 a.m. to noon July 8, in the Dandelion Cottage room, located on the first floor off of the Huron Mountain Gallery of the Peter White Public ...

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 ...

Musical Interludes event Monday

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites music lovers to the continuing virtual series, Musical Interludes, from 7-8 p.m. Monday. In this series, local musicians will talk about their musical backgrounds and experiences before giving a short performance via Zoom. The library’s ...

Artists to be featured on billboards

CURTIS — SaveArtSpace x Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis presents U.S. 2 Public Art Exhibition, showcasing local artists on billboards throughout U.S. 2 in the Eastern Upper Peninsula starting June 22. The exhibit is curated by Katie Eberts. Selected artists are Sarah Tule, Carol ...

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 ...

Youth honored for saving family from fire

GLADSTONE — Landon Phillips, a seventh grader at Gladstone Public Schools, received a Citizen Appreciation Certificate Award recently from the Gladstone Public Safety Department for saving the lives of his family when their home caught fire in the early morning hours of April 27. “He woke ...

Driver injured in rollover accident

MARQUETTE — A driver was injured in a rollover accident early Monday morning, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office said. The sheriff’s office was dispatched to a single-vehicle rollover crash with unknown injuries at about 6:35 a.m. Monday near M-553 and the railroad overpass in Sands ...

Housing commission meets today

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Housing Commission monthly board meeting has been moved from May 26 to noon today via Zoom video conferencing. To join the meeting, visit us02web.zoom.us/j/84025369367 and use the meeting ID 840 2536 9367 and password 6j4kik.

Food pantry lists upcoming dates

ISHPEMING —The Food Pantry at Hope Free Lutheran located in west Ishpeming will be open from 9 a.m. to noon June 11 and again on June 25 for anyone in need of food. Everyone is welcome — all the church asks is for people to drive up to the front doors of the church and someone will bring ...

Meditation classes offered online

MARQUETTE — The public is invited to join Jeremy Morelock for a weekly, online meditation class emphasizing mindfulness, loving-kindness and compassion. The class meets from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Thursdays. For a mobile device, first download the free Zoom app. Sign up at the bottom and click ...

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 ...

Fire at KI Sawyer results in 1 dog perishing, no injuries

MARQUETTE — A structure fire took place Monday morning at a four-plex at K.I. Sawyer that resulted in a total loss of the building. No injuries were sustained, however, one dog perished in the blaze. The cause of the fire is still undetermined and is being investigated today by the ...