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MAPS students perform Bach during youth recital, art exhibition

MARQUETTE — Marquette Area Public Schools students celebrated the work of composer Johann Sebastian Bach Saturday by performing his pieces and presenting artwork influenced by his music at a youth recital and art exhibition. The event — which was the second to last installment of Bachfest ...

Applicants sought for DNR councils

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is soliciting applications for open volunteer positions on the Eastern and Western Upper Peninsula Citizens Advisory councils. The councils are designed to advise the DNR on regional programs and policies, identify areas in which the ...

1 injured in 3-vehicle crash

MARQUETTE — One person was transported to UP Health System-Marquette’s emergency department for treatment of non-life threatening injuries after a three-vehicle crash occurred on U.S. 41 near Surrey Lane in Chocolay Township around 7 a.m. today, according to police. According to the ...

Driver cited, minor injuries after 2-vehicle accident

MARQUETTE — Minor injuries were reported and one driver was cited after a two-vehicle crash Sunday at the intersection of U.S. 41 West and Brickyard Road in Marquette Township, according to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. The accident occurred around 1:15 p.m. when a tan 2003 ...

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 ...

Shooting accident kills 16-year-old in Mass City

By Journal Staff MASS CITY — A 16-year-old male has passed away following a shooting accident that occurred around 3 p.m. Friday, according to the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office. The incident took place in Mass City, where police said a 13-year-old male and a 16-year-old male were ...

Ishpeming City Council talks finances

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council is moving forward with its 2019 budget, despite financial concerns. During its regular meeting Nov. 7, the Ishpeming City Council held a public hearing about the municipality’s budget and Headlee adjusted millage rate. In his budget message, ...

Local briefing

East Ridge Street to close Tuesday MARQUETTE — East Ridge Street in Marquette will be closed to through traffic from Front Street to High Street for a water service installation starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday. City officials said work is expected to be completed by Nov. 27. Ishpeming school ...

Helmet Head Project event set for Sunday

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — Safety on the hill is always a concern for the parents of young skiers and snowboarders, and a group of local organizations have partnered together to give away helmets and goggles to 150 kids at Marquette Mountain on Sunday. The Helmet Head Project, ...

Local briefing

County Board to meet Tuesday MARQUETTE —The Marquette County Board of Commissioners will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in room 231 of the Henry A. Skewis Annex. The board will receive a Michigan State University Extension update during privileged comment and discuss two ...

Youngsters go ‘down the rabbit hole’ for ‘Alice in Wonderland Jr.’

MARQUETTE — If there is one thing you plan to do this weekend, it should be “falling down the rabbit hole” and supporting the Superior Arts Youth Theater by seeing their production of “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” For years, SAYT has been producing quality shows that rival any local ...

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 ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago SAWYER AIR FORCE BASE — Staff Sgt. Lincoln R. Marshall of Sawyer has graduated from noncommissioned officer leadership school. The son of Loyal L. ...

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 ...

Elections board meeting canceled

MARQUETTE — The Wednesday meeting of the Marquette Elections Board has been canceled due to a lack of agenda items. The board’s next regular meeting is scheduled for April 25, in order to confirm candidates for local office.

#give906 for Giving Tuesday

MARQUETTE — Grow & Lead: Community and Youth Development has convened local nonprofits that participate in #GivingTuesday to develop an Upper Peninsula campaign — #give906. The campaign will focus on giving locally on #GivingTuesday, which is Nov. 27. U.P. -based nonprofit ...

Registration opens for winter’s ‘Becoming an Outdoors Woman’

BIG BAY — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced registration is open for this winter’s “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, which is set for Feb. 22-24 at the Bay Cliff Health Camp. This annual winter BOW gathering is for women, 18 and older, who are seeking an ...

Operation Christmas Child starts 2018 collection

MARQUETTE — The first drop-off date for gift-filled shoeboxes will be today at Bethel Baptist Church in Marquette, as Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child kicks off another holiday season of giving. Marquette County’s drop-off site for this year will be at Bethel Baptist Church, ...

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 ...