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Future court dates not yet set for former cops arrested on drug charges

MARQUETTE — The two former law enforcement officers arrested in early December took the next step in their court proceedings Thursday afternoon. A preliminary examination for Richard Joseph Neaves and Todd Andrew Collins was scheduled in Marquette County’s 96th District Court yesterday ...

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 ...

7 ordained to diaconate

MARQUETTE — Seven men were ordained to the diaconate of the Catholic Diocese of Marquette on Friday at St. Peter Cathedral. According to the diocese, they will be in Catholic slang terms “permanent deacons,” as this is not a step toward ordination to the priesthood. They will remain ...

$30M expansion for Island Resort and Casino approved

HARRIS — The Hannahville Indian Community Tribal Council approved a $30 million expansion of the Island Resort and Casino in Harris to include over 100 hotel rooms. In response to high customer demand, the addition is to be connected to the south end of the current 11-story Palm Tower ...

Breaking the cabin fever

MARQUETTE — Camping in the Upper Peninsula — whether it be in a cabin, camper or traditional tent — is a way to reconnect with nature. When you step into the deep, mysterious woods, you suddenly pick up a stream of sounds. A creek lushes around the bend. Ghost-like noises of deer passing ...

Newberry man arrested for child sexually abusive material

MARQUETTE — A Newberry man was arrested for child sexually abusive material Monday following an investigation conducted by the Michigan State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Glenn Sutton, 46, was arraigned on 35 charges Tuesday, a press release from the Michigan State ...

Owling event at MooseWood

MARQUETTE — MooseWood Nature Center will host an owling event Friday to look for northern hawk, barred and great horn owls in Marquette. The evening will begin with a twilight search starting at 5:15 p.m. on Wright Street just east of Presque Isle Avenue for the northern hawk owl that has ...

Genealogical society set to meet

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Genealogical Society will be meeting at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library. The topic of the meeting will be DNA: How To Interpret Your Ancestry/23 & Me/etc. DNA Results. Guest speakers for the evening are Dr. ...

‘Wild Orchids’ program presented

MARQUETTE — On Wednesday, the Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will present a program called “Wild Orchids of Michigan” by Nathan Martineau. The presentation will take place at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of Peter White Public Library. This program will feature photos of all 55 ...

Human Trafficking Awareness month

MARQUETTE — January has been declared Human Trafficking Awareness month. Human trafficking is a vast and expanding criminal enterprise through which trafficker’s profit from the exploitation and control of their victims. A press release from the Michigan State Police Iron Mountain Post ...

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 ...

Citizens to band together for annual Women’s March

MARQUETTE — With this year’s theme of rise up, women, men and children will rally together for the fourth annual Marquette Women’s March to voice their First Amendment right and rally together at noon Saturday at Marquette Commons lot. The march will follow the meet-and-greet gathering ...

Two injured in single-vehicle crash

NEGAUNEE — Two people suffered minor injuries following a single-vehicle personal injury crash in Negaunee Township Sunday morning. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash on U.S. 41 near Heritage Drive, which occurred at 10:55 a.m. Sunday, a press release from the ...

No injuries in single-vehicle crash

NEGAUNEE — No injuries were reported by two occupants involved in a single-vehicle crash in Negaunee Sunday. At 11:38 a.m., the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash on U.S. 41 near the line between Negaunee city and township. A 2003 GMC driven by an Ishpeming ...

UPSET arrests two suspects

TRIMOUNTAIN — Detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team on Friday arrested two people on delivery of methamphetamine charges. UPSET said detectives served a search warrant with the assistance of the Michigan State Police Emergency Support Team at a residence in ...

Special Olympics marked

” Bahrman said. An award ceremony took place after the games and athletes celebrated the day with a dinner and dance. The best part about the winter games is “the athletes’ smiles, the athletes’ cheers and that,” Bahrman said. “It’s all worth it when you see that smile on their ...

Grand Island Ice Caves stamp to be released by USPS

MUNISING — The Grand Island Ice Caves Priority Mail Express will be released on Jan. 18. There will be not be a national first-day-of-issue ceremony, offcials said, but the Munising Post Office at 220 Elm Ave., will have a first-day-of-issue cancellation along with first day ...

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 ...

Clarification

UPAWS donation recieved in 2019 MARQUETTE — A photo published Wednesday on page 4C about a donation made to the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter was actually from January 2019 and had been originally published then.

UPPCO warns consumers about potential phone scam

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Power Company is warning consumers about a potential telephone scam. UPPCO issued an alert this week about callers who say they represent the utility who demand immediate payment, often in the form of gift cards or bitcoin. The UPPCO release, issued ...