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Marquette City Band to perform

MARQUETTE —The Marquette City Band, directed by Stephen Grugin, will present “A Fourth of July Concert” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the band shell in Presque Isle Park. The benches in the park have been spaced six feet apart and the audience members are requested to maintain proper social ...

SHF accepting grant applications

MARQUETTE —The Superior Health Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its fall 2020 funding cycle. SHF will award more than $50,000 in grants during the fall cycle. Eligibility information and on-line application forms are available on the SHF’s website at ...

Compost site closed for holiday

MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette Compost site, located at 1415 Pioneer Road, will be closed Saturday in observance of Independence Day. The site will reopen Monday with its normal scheduled hours.

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 ...

Menominee man faces charges

MARQUETTE — An investigation conducted by the Michigan State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force has resulted in the arrest of a man from Menominee. Nicholas Barstow, 24, was arrested on Monday and arraigned on Tuesday, Michigan State Police said. The investigation stemmed ...

Person rescued from cave Monday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Fire Department rescued a subject stuck in a cave on Monday on Presque Isle near the observation deck. The fire department reported that it responded to the area at 9:50 p.m. Monday to help a person stuck in a cave near the water. A rescuer was lowered down a ...

Gwinn offers food service program

GWINN — Gwinn Area Community Schools announced it will run the Summer Food Service Program for children. Free meals will be available to children 18 years of age and under or persons up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled recognized ...

Warning issued over phone scam

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Treasury is asking Michiganders to ignore and delete text messages coming from an unknown source that boasts about reuniting individuals with their unclaimed property. Over the last week, the state Treasury Department has received reports about text ...

Summer meals program to begin

NEGAUNEE — Beginning Monday, Negaunee Public Schools will start the summer meals program, which will be an offering of free meals to all children. This is available to any child 18 years and under. Pickup will take place at Negaunee Band Shell. There is a slight change from previous ...

Offices to close for holiday

MARQUETTE — City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Ave.; Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Ave.; Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library); and the Municipal Service Center, 110 Wright St., will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of the ...

Constitution Party to tour U.P.

MARQUETTE — Constitution Party (US Taxpayers Party in Michigan) presidential and vice presidential candidates, Don Blankenship from West Virginia and William Mohr, from Michigan will begin a four-day tour through the Upper Peninsula beginning on the Fourth of July. Their Itinerary: ≤ ...

Women Build coming to area: Marquette Habitat for Humanity promoting project

MARQUETTE — Local residents, particularly women, soon can give a family a “hand up” through the Marquette Habitat for Humanity Women Build. The event is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6-8 at the building site in Gwinn. Cindy Noble, affiliate support manager of Marquette ...

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 ...

Old school Crazy Days in Ishpeming

ISHPEMING — Bringing back the old school Crazy Days Sidewalk Sale to downtown Ishpeming from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce is working with downtown businesses to get the day organized. In lieu of the Festival of Treasures, the GINCC is ...

MSHS 1969 gathers Wednesday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School Class of 1969 will get together at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Weather permitting, the class will gather from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the Marquette boardwalk in front of the Hampton Inn. Organizers encourage everyone to bring their own drinks, a lunch ...

UPCAP seeks participants

MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress is seeking older adults to participate in a Health, Wellness, and Technology Survey. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, UPCAP’s programming is going online and virtual. The survey will help determine what future health and wellness ...

Forest Road 2001 work planned

AUTRAIN — Starting in July, road clearing, widening and stump removal will be taking place along Forest Road 2001, also known as Highbanks Road, which leads to a popular day use area and campsites along the AuTrain River, the U.S. Forest Service said. For the safety of the public and ...

Ishpeming schools of choice

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Public School District is accepting new non-resident schools of choice applications for the 2020-21 school year for grades Young Fives through fourth grade at Birchview Elementary, grades 5-8 at Ishpeming Middle School and grades 9-12 at ...