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Structure fire extinguished

MARQUETTE — Marquette County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to reports of heavy smoke in the area of South Vandenboom Avenue in Marquette Township Friday evening. Around 9:58 p.m. deputies arrived to find an abandon concrete structure actively on fire, a press release from the ...

Salvation Army kicks off 2019 Red Kettle Campaign

By AMY GRIGAS Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Have you gone shopping in November or December and noticed the red kettles hanging outside some stores? They aren’t just decorative. Those kettles serve a valuable purpose. The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign of Marquette ...

Veterans Day walk in Marquette

MARQUETTE — A Veterans Day Warrior Walk will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Marquette on Monday, according to the city of Marquette. It will start at the Northern Michigan University Superior Dome, proceed south along Third Street, west on Washington Street, south on Fourth Street, west ...

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 ...

Source of inspiration

MARQUETTE — Looking for some inspiration to get you through the long Upper Peninsula winter? The inaugural Revolve CC: Creative Collaboration Conference — which is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Masonic Center along West Washington Street in Marquette — might be ...

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 ...

1 injured in Negaunee crash

MARQUETTE — A Michigamme man was injured during a two-vehicle personal injury accident that occured yesterday on U.S. 41 East and Teal Lake Avenue in Negaunee. The Negaunee Police Department responded to the accident which occured at approximately 8:10 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses state they ...

Minor injuries sustained in crash

MARQUETTE — A 51-year-old man sustained minor injuries in a two-car personal injury accident at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Brickyard Road roundabout Thursday morning. A 2018 Hyundai station wagon driven by a Quinnesec man lost control of his vehicle while attempting to navigate the ...

Veterans Day events slated

Jacobetti hosts ceremony MARQUETTE — On Monday at 11 a.m., the D. J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony in the Chapel. This year’s program host is the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 22. Refreshments will be served in the Jacobetti Home’s Recreation Room ...

West end manager mix

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council will interview three candidates on Friday in the hopes of finally filling the city manager position. Candidates are former Gladstone City Manager Darcy Long, former Playdata LLC Operations Manager Richard Lock and Deputy to the Garrison Commander ...

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 ...

Troopers collect food in Calumet

CALUMET — Troopers from the Michigan State Police Post-Calumet teamed up with Louie’s Fresh Market in Lake Linden, Pat’s IGA in Calumet, Pat’s IGA in L’Anse, Econo Foods in Houghton and Larry’s Market in Baraga to collect 10,355 pounds of goods in the “Stuff a Blue Goose” ...

Funds presented to battle invasives

MARQUETTE — Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Dan Eichinger on Tuesday confirmed the commitment of $8 million in state funds for the preconstruction, engineering and design phase of a multifaceted barrier system to prevent invasive Asian carp from entering the Great ...

1st to Finish program announced

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation, with area fiscal partners, is celebrating a newly established children’s savings account program called 1st to Finish. To combat the increasing student loan debt in Michigan, 1st to Finish is a universal, automatic, ...

Charboneau pre-trial set for March 27

MARQUETTE — The probable cause conference scheduled yesterday for Edward James Charboneau, the Forsyth man charged with 74 felony counts, was adjourned to allow additional time for discovery purposes, according to the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office. Charboneau’s final pre-trial is ...

Ballas, Berry win Munising City Commission seats

MUNISING — Vicki Ballas retained her seat on the Munising City Commission, and will be joined by newcomer Christine Berry following the results of Tuesday’s election. The unofficial results as of this morning were Ballas with 139 votes, followed by Berry with 134. Bob Wilkinson was third ...

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 ...

Canned goods gathered by MSP

MANISTIQUE — Staff at the Michigan State Police Manistique Outpost collected over 4,000 canned goods as well as non-perishable items for local food pantries throughout Schoolcraft County from Oct. 14-25. A total of 18,780 pounds was gathered, with volunteers from Good Neighbor services ...

Organizational meeting planned

MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission’s organizational meeting is schedule to take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Marquette city officials. The meeting is being held at 7 p.m., rather than the regular 6 p.m. meeting time due to the requirments of the Marquette City Charter, ...

PRNL set to hold open house

MUNISING — Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore will host two public open house meeting regarding the draft visitor use management plan for the areas between Munising Falls and Spray Falls. The Visitor Use Management Plan identifies long-term strategies to address visitor experience issues. ...