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Pilot found deceased after crash

ONTONAGON — A pilot was found deceased at 3 p.m. Sunday after the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office and the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department received information on Saturday related to a possible missing airplane. The aircraft had departed the Gogebic County Airport and was destined ...

Menominee Township man charged

MENOMINEE — A Menominee Township man has been arrested and arraigned on the charges of assault with intent to murder and attempted murder after allegedly “intentionally striking” a man with his vehicle, according to the Menominee County Sheriff’s Department. The man struck with the ...

Fluid leak on U.S. 41 contained

MARQUETTE — A large hydraulic fluid leak was contained after it was reported at 9 a.m. Monday on U.S. 41 near Marquette County Road 492 in Marquette Township. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were dispatched to the area, with the driver identified as an employee of ...

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 ...

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 ...

PWPL’s Schneeberger celebrates retirement

By AMY GRIGAS Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Mary Schneeberger, Teen Services coordinator of the Peter White Public Library, retired Wednesday, with her time at PWPL celebrated with a Harry Potter-themed birthday party including a cake and Harry Potter jelly beans. Schneeberger ...

Johnson’s student status, type of rock corrected

In a Friday article about MooseWood Nature Center on page 1C of The Mining Journal, it should have stated Erik Johnson is working toward a master’s degree at Northern Michigan University but is not yet in the program. Also, Johnson said the term “Yooperlite” is a trademark name, with ...

Teal Lake Escape

MARQUETTE — A used car lot, a bait and tackle shop, an ice cream store, a chiropractic office, a yoga and tanning studio, and now a short-term rental. Negaunee residents have seen business after business cycle through the little building located between Teal Lake Pizzeria and the ...

Marquette voters to narrow commission candidate field

MARQUETTE — Marquette city residents will have the opportunity to cast their ballots for two candidates in the upcoming primary election Tuesday. Candidates for the Marquette City Commission are Evan Bonsall, Margaret Brumm, Barrett Engle, Sally R. Davis, Andrew Lorinser, Jermey Ottaway, ...

Woman, child injured in ATV crash

MARQUETTE — Two people were taken to the hospital after a four-wheeler rollover crash in Sands Township Thursday evening, according to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. The accident occurred around 6:11 p.m. Thursday when a green 2005 Arctic Cat 400 four-wheeler was eastbound on a ...

UP Blood Center needs blood

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for O-pos, O-neg, and A-neg blood types. The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie and supplies 13 U.P. hospitals. Visit ...

M-94 lane closures begin Monday

CHATHAM — Drivers on M-94 in the Chatham area should expect lane closures and brief delays beginning next week as a major utility project gets underway, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. Beginning Monday, traffic will be disrupted on M-94 between Onota and Munising ...

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ come true at Presque Isle

MARQUETTE — Enjoy a magical evening of open-air theatre at Presque Isle Park this weekend. A talented group of current and former NMU students have put together an outstanding, whimsical production of Shakespeare’s timeless comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” This fun, energetic ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.78 $2.89 Hancock (Holiday) $2.79 Marquette (Krist) $2.79 Gladstone (Holiday) $2.75 Sault Ste. Marie (Marathon) $2.73 Marquette Township (Ojibwa Express) $2.72 Menominee (Admiral) $2.71 Marquette Township (Krist) $2.66 Marquette (Admiral) $2.66 Negaunee ...

Blueberry pickers brought to safety

ISHPEMING — Two lost blueberry pickers have been recovered from a wooded area in Ely Township. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office reported that at 10:03 p.m. Wednesday, the office, along with its Search and Rescue team, were dispatched to Ely Township for the lost pickers. Matthew ...

Lyle gun demonstration on Sunday

MARQUETTE — Everyone is invited to the Marquette Maritime Museum at 1 p.m. Sunday — Coast Guard Day — for a Lyle gun demonstration. A Lyle gun is a short-barreled cannon designed to fire a projectile attached to a rope to a boat or victim in distress. This line-throwing gun, invented ...

U.P. Energy Task Force set to meet

ST. IGNACE — The Upper Peninsula Energy Task Force, established by Executive Order 2019-14, will meet Aug. 5 at the Quality Inn, Bridge Conference Room, N561 Boulevard Drive, St. Ignace, Michigan, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a break from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch. The meeting will be open to ...

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 ...

Neighbors Night Out builds relationships

MARQUETTE — Neighbors Night Out parties, annual community celebrations that bring together neighbors and local law enforcement and first responders, kick off today 6:30 to 8 p.m. with a celebration at the Negaunee Township Fire Department from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The alcohol free and ...