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Meet the Physician event canceled

MARQUETTE — Due to Dr. Ann Silverman’s illness, the Meet the Physician program scheduled for noon Wednesday at the Peter White Public Library, has been canceled. For more information, visit the library’s website at www.pwpl.info or call 906-226-4318.

CANDY OLYMPICS

By RACHEL OAKLEY Journal Staff Writer ISHPEMING — More than a dozen youngsters came to the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library Saturday afternoon to participate in the Tween and Teen Candy Olympics, which welcomed kids eight years old and up. Nicole Johnson, library assistant, said ...

U.P. Boat, Sport, & RV Show runs through weekend

Northern Michigan University is hosting the 25th annual U.P. Boat, Sport, & RV show at the Superior Dome in Marquette this weekend. It will be open Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m to showcase the largest gathering of recreational vehicles and products in the Upper ...

Holocaust Memorial Service Tuesday

MARQUETTE — The annual interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service will be held on Yom HaShoah, Tuesday, at 7 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom and the Marquette Interfaith Forum are organizing and sponsoring the event and it will again be hosted by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 201 E. Ridge St. The ...

Sign-up open for YMCA Run/Walk

MARQUETTE — The 18th Annual YMCA Run/Walk will be taking place on April 28. The course runs along Lake Superior, starting and finishing at the YMCA of Marquette County and promises to be a fun fitness event for the whole family. The event is open to all and includes a 10-mile, 10K, 5K and ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago NEGAUNEE — Top administrators of five area school districts which plan to conduct millage elections on April 26, met Wednesday to discuss strategies for ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.72 $2.79 Munising (Holiday) $2.72 Sault Ste. Marie (Marathon) $2.69 Marquette (Ojibwa Express) $2.69 Negaunee (Holiday) $2.69 Ishpeming (Holiday) $2.64 Laurium (Marathon) $2.59 Marquette (Krist) $2.59 Gladstone (Holiday) $2.55 Baraga (Pines) $2.53 Wakefield ...

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 ...

Wildcat Weekend sets attendance record

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s March 17 Wildcat Weekend open house for prospective students and their family members or guests was the largest in NMU history. Total attendance was 982, which included 430 students. Hosting such a large and important recruiting event requires ...

Traffic fatality in Marinette County

MARQUETTE — Marinette County has recorded its first traffic fatality for 2018, according to Marinette County Sheriff Jerry Sauve. The fatality stemmed from a three-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 141 in Amberg on March 16, with multiple people involved in the accident transported to ...

City manager to hold office hours

MARQUETTE — Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, ...

Ely Township announces meetings

GREENWOOD — Ely Township has announced several upcoming meetings to be held at the Ely Township Hall, located at 1555 Marquette County Road 496. The Ely Township Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, with the Ely Township Board scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. April 18. The ...

Architect to address Ishpeming City Council

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council will hear an update on Project Empire during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Ishpeming City Hall. John Iacoangeli, who provides landscape architecture, planning and environmental services through a consulting firm in Petoskey, toured ...

Marquette BZA meeting relocated

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Zoning Appeals’ regular meeting scheduled for Thursday has been relocated, and will now be held in the Engineering Conference Room of the Municipal Service Center, located at 1100 Wright St.

PWPL to hold special meeting

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Thursday at 5 p.m. in the library’s community room. The purpose of the meeting is to review submitted bids for library renovation project and to hire a contractor.

County landfill reminds residents glass is not a recyclable material

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority, which operates the county landfill, reminds the public that it no longer is accepting glass as a recyclable material. The determination was reached after lengthy evaluation of the issue, a press release from the authority ...

Musical group to perform

MARQUETTE — Le Vent Du Nord, a progressive folk music group from Quebec, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Kaufman Auditorium. The concert is part of Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center Concert Series. Le Vent Du Nord plays songs from the traditional folk ...

Advisory meetings coming up

HARVEY — The Lake Superior Citizens Fishery Advisory Committee will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Chocolay Township Fire Hall in Harvey. The committee is a charged with reviewing and providing input and advice relative to fishery goals, objectives and management plans for ...

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 — Lori Manzer and Libby Voskuhl, student nurses studying community health at Northern Michigan University, brought a special health education ...

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 ...