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30 years ago
MARQUETTE — Highlights for alumni at Northern Michigan University’s Homecoming this week include reunions, an awards ceremony and a Sports Hall of Fame induction. Alumni activities begin with a noon Friday registration and a luncheon for the golden anniversary classes of 1941, ’42 and ’43 in the Brule Room of the Bottum University Center. The classes of 1966, ’67 and ’68 will celebrate their silver anniversary. Registration is 4 p.m. at Vango’s on North Third Street. The NMU Sports Hall of Fame induction and dinner will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m. in the Great Lakes rooms of the University Center. On Saturday, the homecoming brunch and alumni awards program will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Great Lakes rooms of the University Center.
90 years ago
IRON MOUNTAIN — About one mile of the paving on the relocated highway, U.S.-2, from the Twin Falls intersection south toward Iron Mountain, has been completed, and work has been started paving from the Randville end of the project towards Twin Falls by M.J. Bacco, contractor. Despite intermittent rains, excellent progress is being made, and indications are that much of the job scheduled for completion before snow and cold weather calls a halt will be completed.