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Animals rescued from puppy mill get care

ESCANABA — Nearly a month after police busted a puppy mill in Maple Ridge Township, the Delta Animal Shelter is still busy caring for animals rescued from the mill. Shelter Manager Susan Gartland said things are going well at the shelter overall. On Aug. 24, troopers from the Michigan State ...

UPEC to present livestream event

MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition’s Livestream Series “The Energy Show” Presents: Transportation Next: Michigan’s Big Plans to Become Smart, Clean, and Electric with Trevor Pawl, Chief of Michigan’s New Office of Future Mobility and Electrification. The ...

Northern Nights virtual open house

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University Admissions is presenting a Northern Nights virtual open house from Oct. 5-9. The open house will kick off with an interactive “Who wants to be a Wildcat?” game show from 6-7 p.m. Oct. 5. The remainder of the week will feature student panels from ...

Mobile food truck in Ishpeming

ISHPEMING — The Feeding America Mobile Food Truck will be distributing food at the North Iron Church parking lot from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Oct. 1. This will be a drive through only distribution. Enter at the west entrance and exit east unto Malton Road to allow the distribution to go smoothly. ...

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 ...

Pictured Rocks public lands clean-up set for Saturday

MUNISING — Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is taking part in National Public Lands Day by hosting a beach and trail clean-up on from 9:30-12:30 on Saturday. Volunteers are needed to help pick up trash on beaches, overlooks and trails. If interested, please sign up ahead of time by calling ...

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Public invited to celebrate North Country Trail Saturday

MARQUETTE — “Everyone is welcome” at the seventh annual North Country National Scenic Trail Day on Saturday, an event intended to celebrate the trail and the volunteers who maintain it. This year Marquette’s NCT Hikers Chapter is hosting “Celebrate Walking in Marquette” from 10 ...

Candlelight vigil held for RBG in Houghton

HOUGHTON — “Be like Ruth! Be like Ruth!” The cry came up from about 50 people who held a candlelight vigil in downtown Houghton Sunday night in memory of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg, who had served on the court since 1993, died at the age of 87 Friday of ...

LWV launches Vote411.org

MARQUETTE — Do you know who’s running for your local school board? Township Trustee? Who are the candidates seeking a seat on the Marquette City Commission? Did you know there are two candidates running for the office of Sheriff in Marquette County? Many ballot for the Nov. 3 election ...

Virtual quilt auction to be held

CRYSTAL FALLS — Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp’s annual Fall Fest will be celebrated in cyberspace this year. A virtual quilt auction will be streamed from the camp’s Facebook page from 11 a.m. to noon EST Oct. 3. Prior to the live auction, participants may begin bidding on a colorful ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bridge to be closed

GWINN — The bridge over the Escanaba River on Uncle Tom Road located off of M-553 near Gwinn will be closed starting Friday for six weeks. All questions to be directed to Danielle Foertsch at 517-331-5369 or FoertschD@michigan.gov.

NMU academy to host sessions

MARQUETTE —The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will host informational meetings via Zoom at 5 p.m. Oct. 6 and Oct. 7. Those who may be interested in attending the next academy are invited to sit in on one of the virtual presentations, which will last about an ...

Author presentation at PWPL

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites the public to attend a virtual presentation by author Maryka Biaggio on her newest novel “Eden Waits” at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Eden Waits is an historical fiction novel, set during the late 19th century in the Upper Peninsula. In 1893, ...

Hydrant flushing in Negaunee set

MARQUETTE — The city of Negaunee will begin flushing its water system this month. The Negaunee Department of Public works will begin flushing hydrants on the south end of town on Sept. 28 and progress north of U.S. 41, a city release states. Water service will not be interrupted and no ...

Photo contest has started

MARQUETTE — The MooseWood Nature Center has announced the 2020 amateur “Get Out and Explore!” Photography Contest — the competition aims to promote getting out-of-doors and exploring Michigan’s natural places. Cash prizes and swag will be awarded. The photo contest is free to ...

Road to Paradise now inaccessible

MUNISING — There is no longer public road access to Paradise Point, a popular dispersed recreation location on the shores of Lake Superior west of Munising, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Visitors have historically reached this destination via Forest Road 2491, a portion of which ...

Ishpeming City Council special meeting today

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council will hold a special meeting today at 3 p.m. to discuss a 2020 budget amendment related to the federal Coronavirus Aid Relief and Security Act First Responder Hazard Pay Premiums Program. To attend, visit www.us02web.zoom.us/j/84358615615 on web and ...