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MSP alerts public of phone scam

GLADSTONE — The Michigan State Police Gladstone Post has reported receiving numerous calls about a recent phone scam requesting money for the Michigan State Police, according to a news release from the post. The caller identified himself as Mike Grassia, and claimed to be from the Michigan ...

DNR seeking public input

MARQUETTE — As part of the implementation of its managed public land strategy adopted in late 2018, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has been reviewing and revising — and now is seeking public input on — dedicated project boundaries around state forests, game and wildlife ...

Asphalt plants closed for winter

MARQUETTE — With the local asphalt plants shut down, contractors and homeowners are reminded that work in the city right of way that requires street pavement or curb removal and restoration is prohibited. This restriction will remain in effect until the spring when the frost is out of the ...

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 ...

Five Marinette County deputies cleared in fatal shooting

MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) — Five Marinette County deputies involved in fatally shooting a suspect last month have been cleared by prosecutors. Marinette County District Attorney DeShea Morrow says the deputies’ use of deadly force was justified under the circumstances and evidence shows they ...

U.P. food to be discussed tonight

MARQUETTE - The next “This Is It!” livestream event from the Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition will be held tonight. It features a look into the U.P.’s food system and how farmers and local food advocates are building access to healthy and sustainable food for everyone. The ...

Memorial art sale starts Sunday

MARQUETTE - Cancer Care of Marquette County, Care Clinic of Marquette and the Superior Health Foundation will be the recipients of money raised from the Susan V. Reyes Schumacher Memorial Fundraising online silent auction art sale, which runs from Sunday through Dec. 15. The event is in ...

Water plant upgrade in Ishpeming

ISHPEMING — The Negaunee/Ishpeming Water Authority is asking Ishpeming residents to conserve on water usage on Monday and part of Tuesday due to an expected water plant upgrade. The work will take place from 12 a.m. Monday until 7 a.m. on Tuesday, according to a NIWA notice. Residents ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference desk staff at Peter White Public Library. 30 years ago CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — Charles Kemper, a professional people doctor and amateur bird doctor, watched a roadrunner named Dave dart around his dining room. “That’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 ...

Virtual presentation on new Chief Kawbawgam biography offered tonight

MARQUETTE - A one-hour Zoom presentation and slideshow about Tyler R. Tichelaar’s newly released full-length biography of Upper Peninsula Ojibwa Chief Charles Kawbawgam, entitled “Kawbawgam: The Chief, the Legend, The Man,” will be presented through the Marquette Regional History ...

lottery

DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Tuesday: Poker Lotto: KC-AS-6D-7D-10D Midday Daily 3: 0-1-4 Midday Daily 4: 1-5-0-1 Daily 3: 3-2-6 Daily 4: 6-7-6-2 Fantasy 5: 19-21-24-33-35 The estimated jackpot is $150,000 Keno: ...

Tribal board to meet tonight

SAULT STE. MARIE -- The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting at 5 p.m. today at the Sault Kewadin Casino. Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, the meetings are not open to the public. Resolutions on the agenda are: Under budget ...

Starlore presentation tonight

MARQUETTE — In celebration of Native American Heritage month, join Peter White Public Library for an evening of starlore and stargazing on Zoom at 7 p.m. tonight. Professor Aimee Cree Dunn from NMU’s Center for Native American Studies will give a presentation on indigenous starlore, and ...

Planning commission to meet

MARQUETTE - Tonight’s Marquette Planning Commission meting will be held virtually with commission members and staff attending remotely through Zoom video conferencing. This meeting will be streamed on the City of Marquette YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov. ...

Meeting to be held virtually

MARQUETTE - Thursday’s Marquette Area Wastewater Treatment Advisory Board meeting will be held virtually with board members and staff attending remotely through Zoom video conferencing. There will be three options for public participation in this meeting: video conferencing, phone ...

Bay College closed for holiday

ESCANABA — Bay College will be closed on Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, officials said in an announcement. Bay College will resume normal operational hours on Nov. 30.

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 ...

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 SENEY — A downstate hunter spent a chilly night in the woods after he got lost tracking a deer. At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, state police received a report that ...