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Art fair parking details outlined

MARQUETTE — The OutBack Art Fair will take place at Shiras Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Marquette Police Department would like to remind patrons that additional “no parking” signs will be erected in the area and parking will be limited. Additional parking will ...

Part of M-35 to be closed in Gwinn

GWINN — Eastbound and westbound M-35 in Gwinn will be closed from Pearce Street to Iron Street this weekend for the Upper Peninsula Volunteer Firefighters Tournament, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. Beginning at 6 tonight, westbound traffic will be detoured onto ...

Critical need for all blood types

MARQUETTE — The U.P. Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical for all blood types. The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba and is the primary supplier of blood to 13 Upper Peninsula hospitals. Visit its Facebook page at UPRBC906 ...

‘Narrow fellow’ out and about

Jon Hultquist captured this photo of a snake near the Wright Street falls in Marquette on June 30. “If you hike the trails in Marquette on a sunny morning, you may see one of these narrow fellows out there,” Hultquist said. Did you take a great shot of the sunset in a scenic spot? Or did ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago SHEBOYGAN, WIS. —A Lake Michigan fishing trip took Mike and Corby Sertich a good 4 miles off the Sheboygan shoreline when they spotted something swimming ...

Parking info for Marquette art events this weekend

MARQUETTE — During the Outback Art Fair at Shiras Park this Saturday and Sunday, parking will be offered in designated areas of the Lakeview Arena parking lot. Parking on the grass or in areas designated by “No Parking” signage is prohibited. Additional parking for Art on the Blocks on ...