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WEHF grant applications open

MARQUETTE — The West End Health Foundation is accepting competitive grant applications for the fall 2020 cycle. Applications are being accepted for programs and services targeted to residents of the West End of Marquette County. Funding for the Fall 2020 Cycle will be limited to ...

DNR advisory council to meet

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council will meet virtually in a web conference from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday. This council session is being held virtually in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Among the agenda ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference desk staff at Peter White Public Library. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — Herb Grenke became the dean of coaches in the illustrious history of Northern Michigan University football Saturday afternoon. A history which features ...

Legion to hold fish fry on Friday

MARQUETTE — American Legion Post #44, 700 W. Bluff St., will have a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Friday. Due to COVID-19 requirements this will be a take-out fish fry. Call 225-0781 after 3 p.m. Friday and place an order. The post is open now so people have the option to sit in and eat but all ...

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 ...

Tire pick up planned for area

MARQUETTE — The Superior Watershed Partnership’s Great Lakes Conservation Corps crews are available this month at no charge to pick up Marquette County residents’ scrap tires and recycle them at the Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority. GLCC crews are available by ...

Carnegie group to hold meeting

ISHPEMING — The Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday via Zoom teleconference. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, this will be the first meeting of the group since last March. FOL Members as well as interested citizens of the Ishpeming ...

MooseWood seeking cans, bottles

MARQUETTE — “Cans for Critters,” the can and bottle Fundraiser for MooseWood, continues. MooseWood asks people to consider donating returnable cans and bottles to MooseWood as they are collecting them to raise some much needed funds for the nature center. Drop off rinsed cans in paper ...

Sawyer preschool development set

GWINN — Free preschool development will take place on Friday at K.I. Sawyer Elementary School. Appointments will be made for all children who were age 3 or 4 on or before Sept. 1. They will include screenings for the youngsters’ preschool readiness skills in language and motor ...

COVID crop swap Saturday

MARQUETTE — All gardeners are invited to Marquette’s second Annual Community COVID-19 compliant Crop Swap to be held at Harlow Park, along West Bluff Street, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The event is sponsored by Transition Marquette and the Queen City Seed Library. This year's Community Crop ...

Enyart tribunal appointment opposed

MARQUETTE — Marquette Township officials are expected to add their voices to a growing number of municipalities that oppose Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s reappointment of Victoria Enyart to the Michigan Tax Tribunal. The township board will consider a resolution rejecting Enyart’s ...

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 ...

History center to offer online talk

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Capitol Women at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, an online live presentation. One hundred and fifty one years ago, on March 31, 1869, Harriet Tenney made history when she was appointed the first female state officer (the historical equivalent ...

Planning commission to meet

MARQUETTE — The Tuesday Marquette City Planning Commission meeting will be held virtually with commission members and staff attending remotely through Zoom video conferencing. The only agenda item for the meeting is a work session on potential amendments to the Marquette Land Development ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago GWINN — The flouridation dispute in Forsyth Township has been delayed while township officials take care of more pressing matters, the supervisor said. ...

City commission meeting Monday

MARQUETTE — Due to executive orders issued from the office of the governor, the Monday Marquette City Commission meeting will be held without the public in physical attendance. The public is invited to view and participate in the meeting electronically. The meeting will be streamed on ...

Women’s Center at new location

GWINN— The Women’s Center in Gwinn has moved its office location. It is now located in the K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum building at 402 3rd St., Gwinn,, at the former K.I. Sawyer Airforce base. The new office number is 906-346-2022 and the office cell phone number is 906-869-4549. ...

Michigamme market Sunday

MICHIGAMME — The Michigamme Artisan’s Market scheduled for Saturday has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. There will be live music, concessions and shopping. Look for jewelry, glassware, jams, jellies, laser-engraving art, home decor, coat racks, bead work, plants, knit baby ...

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 — Green and gold have appeared atop the NMU sport training center dome, signaling completion of the $21.8 million project’s dome. As the NMU ...