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FALL splendor

Penelope Store, 1, of Ishpeming looks on during a hike to see the fall colors with her mom at Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming on Thursday. (Photo courtesy of Andrea Crookham)

Local briefing

Operations cause traffic disruptions MARQUETTE — Beginning on Tuesday, various areas in the City of Marquette will experience traffic disruptions due to soil boring operations. Tri Media Consultants will be performing soil boring sampling for future street reconstruction projects. The ...

YMCA to celebrate 25 years

MARQUETTE — To celebrate 25 years of service to the community, the YMCA of Marquette County will host a Stompin’ Celebration from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday in the YMCA gymnasium. The adults-only evening will kick off with a cocktail hour and follow with a country western-themed dinner ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago EBEN — Claiming its third championship in as many years, Jim’s Jocks defeated the NMU Hedgcocks, 79-75, here Sunday in the title game of the D&R ...

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 ...

Rock and Mineral Club meeting

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cliff Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St. in Ishpeming. Doors will open at 1 p.m. to allow members and visitors time to bid on silent auction specimens and to view the club’s mineral collection. The ...

’Tea for Technology’

LITTLE LAKE — Cucumber sandwiches, sweet delicacies and a variety of teas were served on Saturday at the Little Lake Chapel during the fifth annual “Tea for Technology” party. The pairing of tea and technology wasn’t that unusual considering the event was sponsored by the Forsyth ...

MDHHS to host forums on Healthy Michigan Plan requirements

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is taking additional steps in its efforts to preserve coverage for Healthy Michigan Plan beneficiaries by launching regional forums regarding the upcoming work requirements. The meetings begin Monday and will be held at ...

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 ...

Cause for Paws tickets on sale

MARQUETTE — Cause for Paws Annual Gala is one of the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter’s biggest fundraisers of the year. It’s a chance to celebrate the bond between people and their pets, and support the local no-kill shelter at the same time. This year’s Cause for Paws ...

Hiawatha Music Co-op announces fall activities

MARQUETTE — The Hiawatha Music Co-op along with the Peter White Public Library is hosting a duo from North Carolina and Southern Virginia at a concert from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Peter White Public Library. Entrance is $5 with children under 12 free. The Mountain Birch Duo features a ...

From Their Walls to Yours

MARQUETTE — With the closing of the former hospital comes the removal of the hundreds of paintings that once decorated its walls. UP Health System-Marquette donated all of the art to the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum to be auctioned as a fundraiser. From Their Walls to Yours is an ...

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 ...

Boating access sites inaccessible

FELCH — The recent washout of a culvert along West Pond Road at the Groveland Mine Recreation Area in Dickinson County will leave boating access sites to the East and West ponds inaccessible until further notice. Michigan Department of Natural Resources staff is working to obtain necessary ...

Board meeting now rescheduled

MARQUETTE — The October meeting of the city of Marquette Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Board that was originally scheduled for Thursday has been rescheduled to 8 a.m. Oct. 31. The meeting will take place in the second floor conference room of the Municipal Service Center, which is ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — Marquette County Lodge 2501 of the Order of the Sons of Italy held its eighth annual Upper Michigan Italian-American recognition dinner and ...

Marquette Township Board seeks partnership with MSU for planning

MARQUETTE — Marquette Township is seeking letters of support for a Michigan State University Sustainable Built Environment Initiative grant that could help defray tens of thousands of dollars in planning cost. The Marquette Township Board will consider the grant application during a ...

County budget, millages to be considered

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board of Commissioners will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m. today in room 231 of the Henry A. Skewis Courthouse Annex to approve the proposed fiscal year 2020 budgets amounting to roughly $63.8 million and consider the millage rates to be levied. The ...

Community meeting to be held

BIG BAY — Powell Township (Big Bay) is updating its master plan and looking for feedback from the community. A Powell Township Planning Commission community meeting is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Powell Township Hall. Powell Township residents are invited to complete a survey, ask ...

Costume swap set for Wednesday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School Environmental Club is hosting a Trick-Or-Trade Costume swap. This is an opportunity to get rid of old costumes and get some others for free. This event is intended for parents and their children of elementary-school age. Until Wednesday, drop ...