Superiorland Yesterday

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette.

30 years ago

SANDS — Earl Yelle of Sands Township was named Citizen of the Year when the township’s fire department held its first annual awards dinner recently. Assistant Fire Chief Dennis Grim of Fire Station 1 was named Officer of the Year and firefighter Mark Knoebel of Fire Station 1 was named Firefighter of the Year. In Fire Station 2, Assistant Fire Chief Robert Pleaugh was named Officer of the Year and firefighter Bob Kallio was named Firefighter of the Year. Firefighter Richard Garrow was honored for more than 20 years of service; Assistant Chief Robert Pleaugh for 15 years of service; fire Chief Mike Cluley, 15 years; and firefighter Gene Hendrickson, 14.

90 years ago

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Owls and the Houghton Wolves have met twice in the past three days on Copper Country and Marquette ice, and two overtime periods have been required to decide the issue in each case; Marquette coming out on the long end of the score each time. Last night in the Palestra, the Owls came through for a 3-to-1 win to insure themselves a crack at the famous McNaughton trophy, emblematic of hockey supremacy in the Upper Peninsula.


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