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Local man headed to Poor People’s March

MARQUETTE — Anthony Gibbs is headed to Washington, D.C., but it’s not a pleasure trip. The Ishpeming native, who is employed with PSI in Marquette as a test center administrator, was to leave early this morning for the Poor People’s Campaign March — a “Global Day of Solidarity and ...

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 MARQUETTE — About 80 firefighters continued today to battle a wildfire near Sugarloaf Mountain that has consumed 25 acres of woods. The fire, in its ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.94 $3.09 — Munising (Holiday) $2.99 — Wakefield (Holiday) $2.90 — Ishpeming (Elaine’s) $2.89 — Negaunee (Holiday) $2.87 — Gladstone (Holiday) $2.83 — Marquette (Krist) $2.82 — Hancock (Holiday) $2.68 — Baraga (Pines) $2.68 — L’Anse ...

NTN Marquette Trails Festival kicks off on Friday

MARQUETTE — The Noquemanon Trail Network, a nonprofit organization created to build and maintain recreational trails in the Marquette area, is holding its fifth Marquette Trails Festival Friday through Sunday. This is a fun, family- and community-oriented event with something for everyone ...

LWV encourages voter engagement

MARQUETTE — League of Women Voters of Delta County, Marquette County Unit, urges voters in Marquette County to prepare for the upcoming primary election by visiting VOTE411.org to find their polling place, check voting hours, learn about the candidates, find out about the local proposals and ...

CR 601 washes out in Humboldt

MARQUETTE — Marquette County Road 601 in Humboldt Township, about 1 mile north of County Road 478, at the crossing of the Black River, has been closed until further notice, according to a release from the Marquette County Road Commission. The release states the road has washed out and will ...

Superheroes run registration open

MARQUETTE — Friday is the final day to register to be guaranteed a T-shirt for the second annual Superheroes on the Run fundraiser on July 7, hosted by the Superior Arts Youth Theater. Race registration options include a 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile Kids Run. Runners are encouraged to dress as their ...

Relief fund set up for Keweenaw

MARQUETTE — Range Bank has set up a Copper Country Relief Fund for community members to donate to those affected by the recent flood in the Copper Country. Money from the relief fund will be donated to the Portage Health Foundation. The Portage Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization ...

Trillium House to offer public tours

MARQUETTE — Trillium House will open its doors Thursday, offering the public a chance to tour the eight-room nonprofit hospice house before it officially starts operations in July. The project has been in the planning and construction stages for more than five years. “(Trillium House) ...

Reported multiple gunshots investigated in Marquette

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Police Department responded to the area of the 1800 block of Van Evera Avenue at approximately 1 a.m. today for the sound of multiple gunshots. No further information was available before press time today as the incident is currently under investigation. The ...

Presque Isle Avenue traffic shifts

MARQUETTE — Beginning at 7 a.m. today, Presque Isle Avenue between Wright Street and Center Street in Marquette will only accommodate southbound traffic. Northbound traffic will be detoured to Fitch Avenue. This change in the traffic patterns is required due to the work on water and sewer ...

Relay for Life

MARQUETTE — Relay for Life of Marquette County held its annual fundraising event at Marquette Senior High School, from noon to midnight Saturday. This year, 12 teams worked toward the goal of raising $60,000 for the American Cancer Society’s war on cancer. Relay for Life of Marquette ...

Marquette Township Board to consider SEMCO easement

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board will consider granting SEMCO Energy Gas Co. an easement for its new natural gas pipeline during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the Marquette Township Community Center. The proposed permanent 40-foot-wide easement would consist of 1.27 acres lying ...

Eagle Mine, Humboldt Mill tours

MARQUETTE — A series of public tours of Eagle Mine facilities will be offered this summer, with tour locations alternating between the Eagle Mine near Big Bay and the Humboldt Mill in Humboldt Township on Fridays from June to September. The first tour will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at ...

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 ...

‘Iron, Steel and the Automobile’

NEGAUNEE — Generations of fathers gathered Sunday for “Iron, Steel and the Automobile,” the 29th annual antique automobile exhibit at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee. The event featured over 40 cars from 1900 to 1969 including Ford Model T’s and Model A’s, Chevrolet ...

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 MARQUETTE — What started out as a good idea five years ago, the brainchild of John “Curly” Wagner, antique car buff and downtown businessman, has ...