Superiorland Yesterdays

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

30 years ago

ISHPEMING — Police think they re closer to solving about a dozen breaking and entering cases with the arrest of an Ishpeming woman Thursday. A variety of household items valued at about $3,500 were recovered from two Ishpeming residences. The woman lived in one of the homes, police said. The items are believed to have been stolen from about 12 camps in Ishpeming, Ely and Tilden townships over the past year, state police said.

60 years ago

MARQUETTE — At least two groups are interested in obtaining some industrial property now owned by the city and located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Wright St. with County Road 550. City Manager Thomas Moore said he has learned that one is a company that would be associated with some existing lumber interests. This firm would employ 20. The Superiorland group, which is developing the scenic railroad between Marquette and Big Bay, also wants to obtain this pr


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