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Parking will be limited

MARQUETTE — Forest Roberts Theatre and Dance and the Northern Michigan University Music Department remind patrons that parking will be more limited this week and next, with performances of “Tarzan” at Forest Roberts Theatre overlapping with the NMU Jazz Festival and other concerts at ...

‘Annie’ comes to life at NHS Thursday

NEGAUNEE — Hundreds of Negaunee High School students have spent the last few weeks learning about the importance of teamwork, community activism and the “Hard Knock Life,” as they prepared to present “Annie” the musical this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the NHS auditorium. The ...

Tai Chi Chuan workshop on tap

MARQUETTE — As part of a health and wellness series, an introductory workshop to the mind/mind practice of Tai Chi Chuan will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave. in Marquette. Cost of the workshop is $27 and includes a light brunch. For more ...

Symposium at NMU planned

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Department of Chemistry is hosting the fifth annual Student Research Symposium sponsored by the Upper Peninsula Section of the American Chemical Society on Saturday. Elke Schoffers, chemistry professor at Western Michigan University, will deliver ...

Pie social set

ISHPEMING — A Pie Social is planned from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Bethany Lutheran Church along Mather Avenue in Ishpeming. Suggested donation is $5 and all proceeds go to the Fortune Lake scholarship fund, sending youth to the National Youth Gathering in Texas.

Voter building demolition to be considered

MARQUETTE — Disposing of the former voter registration building across from city hall will be consided by the Negaunee City Council during its regular meeting at the Negaunee Senior Center at 7 p.m. Thursday. If approved by the council, the measure would allow city staff to advertise for ...

2 transported to hospital after crash

MARQUETTE — A personal-injury crash involving three vehicles and one pedestrian occurred 6:45 p.m. Sunday on U.S. 41 near Brebner Road in Negaunee Township. According to the Michigan State Police, there were two dogs running loose on the highway prior to the accident and the drivers ...

County Board equalization meeting slated for Tuesday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board of Commissioners will hold its 2018 equalization meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in room 231 of the Henry A. Skews Annex in Marquette. At the equalization meeting, the recommended valuations for 22 assessing units that include townships and cities across ...

Man airlifted to UPHS after discovered in serious medical condition

MARQUETTE — A man was airlifted to Upper Peninsula Health Systems after his pick-up truck was reported stuck in the road and he was found in “serious medical condition” at 8 a.m., Sunday on Martin Lake Road, according to the Forsyth Township Police Department. An investigation revealed ...

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 ...