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MHRC hosting open house

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Regional History Center is offering a weeklong holiday open house from Dec.7-12 during regular museum operating hours. During the open house, visitors can catch a slide show by wildlife photographer Steve Lindberg. See wildlife photos from the Marquette area. Learn ...

Genealogy help available

MARQUETTE -- Genealogy help is available online on at 11 a.m. Dec. 9 and at 1 p.m. Dec. 16. A representative from the Marquette County Genealogical Society will be available via Zoom to assist with family history questions. Register for the December online sessions by contacting the Reference ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference desk staff at Peter White Public Library. 30 years ago ISHPEMING— Sleigh bells will be ringing again this year in downtown Ishpeming. A chamber of Commerce program offering free sleigh rides with Santa and Miss Ishpeming ...

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 ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference desk staff at Peter White Public Library. 30 years ago NEGAUNEE— Negaunee Police are searching for the owner of a red tool box turned into their office. If anyone has lost or misplaced a toolbox they can call the police ...

City offices closed for holiday

MARQUETTE - City offices located at Marquette City Hall, Lakeview Arena, the Arts and Culture Center inside Peter White Public Library and the Municipal Service Center will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Marquette Police, Fire and Public Works ...

Church to match RATI donations

MARQUETTE - Messiah Lutheran Church is offering up to $20,000 in a matching donation to any new donations for the Room at the Inn Shelter project. “Room at the Inn is a vital ministry in our community and Messiah Lutheran Church is proud to have been involved since RATI began in 2007. Now ...

NARFE to meet Wednesday

MARQUETTE - The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1900 will meet via Zoom at 1 p.m., Wednesday. NARFE members who are not on the Chapter email distribution and who want to receive the Zoom link and password should email narfe1900.scty@gmail.com. Any active or retired ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference desk staff at Peter White Public Library. 30 years ago MUNISING— The Munising City Commission adopted new cemetery regulations Monday. The regulations clarify the previous policy on payment for lots and burials and set up ...

Artists sought for gift directory

MARQUETTE - The City of Marquette Arts & Culture Division invites independent artists residing in Marquette County to submit their online selling information and photos of their work to be included in a holiday gift directory, “Handcrafted Holidays,” for no cost. The Handcrafted ...

UPAWS holiday items go online

MARQUETTE --The UPAWS Holiday Store, usually located in the Westwood Mall, is online this year, according to an announcement from organizers. The web store, at upaws.org/shop, offers UPAWS logo items such as T-shirts, hoodies, hats, blankets and even dog toys. It also features homemade catnip ...

Housing meeting canceled

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Housing Commission monthly board meeting will not be held on Tuesday, according to an announcement from city officials.

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 ...

Chorus to hold drive-in event

MARQUETTE — The Upper Yoopers Barbershop Chorus is planning a special holiday drive-in Open Sing: Winter Wonderland at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Marquette Hope Church. People who are interested can participate in this parking lot choral event by singing from the safety of their own vehicles. ...

Marquette DDA adapts holiday events due to COVID-19 concerns

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is adapting its traditional holiday events due to COVID-19 concerns. According to a Thursday press release, the MDDA has canceled its annual Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade and annual City Tree Lighting in favor of a Light Up Downtown ...

Words to be banished: LSSU accepting entries for annual list

SAULT STE. MARIE - Listen up! Memo in the public interest: wordsmiths, eschew yadda, yadda, yadda. Adults over 21, baby boomers, yuppies, Generation X, dawgs, divas, dudes, females, new kids on the block, Mr. Moms, non-essential government workers, mavericks: take it to the next level. ...

Brownfield meeting canceled

MARQUETTE — Today’s regular meeting of the city of Marquette Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Board has been canceled due to lack of agenda items. The next regular meeting of the Brownfield Authority is scheduled for Dec. 17 at 8 a.m. and will be a virtual meeting on Zoom.

Part of Altamont Street closed

MARQUETTE — Altamont Street in Marquette is closed to through traffic for a road repair between Jackson Street and Genesee Street. This project is expected to be completed by Monday. A detour will be provided.

NMU to celebrate grads virtually

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will hold a virtual celebration honoring all 2020 graduates at 3 p.m. Dec. 6. The event will include messages from President Fritz Erickson, NMU Board Chair Steve Mitchell, May 2020 graduate Cecilia Ruiz and student-selected faculty speaker Kia Jane ...

Glass collection to begin

MARQUETTE — The first curbside recyclable glass collection week will held in the city of Marquette from Dec. 7-11. The first full week of each month will be dedicated to recyclable glass collection only. Residents are asked to place their glass in a hard-walled container next to their ...