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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 ...

Beach clean-up on Thursday

MARQUETTE — The Superior Watershed Partnership and Great Lakes Conservation Corps invites community members, families and students to a community beach restoration and cleanup event between noon and 3 p.m. Thursday at Clark Lambros’ Park. Volunteers will gather with social distance at ...

Mural project winners announced

MARQUETTE — On behalf of the Marquette Public Art Commission, the city of Marquette Arts and Culture Division has announced the winning artists and design proposals for the Words to Live and Bike By bike path mural project. The Words to Live and Bike By project involves the painting of five ...

Man arrested on CSC charge

FORSYTH TOWNSHIP — David Beaudette was arrested on Thursday on a charge of criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree and three counts of selling/furnishing alcohol to a minor. The Forsyth Township Police Department reported that the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office authorized the ...

Local band to perform

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites music lovers to a concert with the DayDreamers at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The concert will be held on the library’s Front Street steps. The DayDreamers features Nicklas Johnson on guitar and vocals, Jackie Bowers on guitar and vocals, Bryn ...

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 staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — A local engineering firm won the bid to design a new $3.6 million public works facility Monday for the city of Marquette, despite a ...

Parking change at Sugarloaf

MARQUETTE — The newly built south parking lot at Sugarloaf Mountain’s Natural Area is set to open today at 4 p.m. Visitors are asked to use the south lot because the existing parking lot will be closed for construction at that time a Marquette County press release states. The new lot is ...

U.P. Honor Flight fundraiser set

MARQUETTE — The Negaunee VFW Post 3165 and Auxiliary will be putting on a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the U.P. Honor Flight from 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday at their post home. Take out orders are available and encouraged. Socially distanced seating will also be available. Dinner includes ...

Ely Township meetings noted

MARQUETTE — Ely Township has announced its September meeting schedule. ≤ Ely Township special meeting, 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 14 at the Ely Township Hall to hear presentations from three engineering firms for water system study proposals ≤ Ely Township planning commission, 6:30 p.m. ...

Question deadline for LWV forums

MARQUETTE — Sept. 18 is the deadline for submitting questions to the candidates for the upcoming League of Women Voters Candidate Forums. Questions for the candidates running for the Marquette City Commission or Marquette County Sheriff can be sent to the League of Women Voters of Marquette ...

NMU band to perform Saturday afternoon

MARQUETTE — The NMU Pride of the North Marching Band will perform the first of three fall Superior Dome shows, absent a football game because of COVID-19, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. A “studio audience” of 120 who request passes in advance will be able to watch the performance live in the ...

UPAWS Strut Your Mutt fundraiser to start Saturday

MARQUETTE — A virtual Strut Your Mutt fundraiser will be held from Saturday through Sept. 19 by UPAWS. You walk anywhere or anytime you would like, according to an announcement. “Help raise funds to help hundreds of pets this year find new loving families and homes,” organizers said ...

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 ...

Sexual assault group meets

MARQUETTE — Join Women’s Center sexual assault therapist Barb and others to explore healing the past trauma endured because of sexual assault. All groups are confidential and free of charge The group meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m. Call Barb at ...

Crop walk to be set, to be virtual

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Crop Hunger Walk will be virtual this year and will take place the week of Oct. 4. People can walk any time, anywhere. Walkers are encouraged to collect donations to fight hunger. Register with a participating church or online at ...

Panel to discuss Vista Theater

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council will discuss the recent roof collapse of the Vista Theater during its regular meeting at 7 tonight. The council will also consider its 2021 budget, and a proposed commercial rehabilitation district. Attendees may dial in by calling 312-626-6799 and ...

Art market coming up

MICHIGAMME — The Michigamme Township Fall Artisans Market is set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown Michigamme in an outdoor venue. This event is open to the public. Concessions are available. Masks and social distancing guidelines will be observed.