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M-95 work to start Monday

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing about $660,000 to chip seal 6.3 miles of M-95 from south of Marquette County Road LLK to U.S. 41 in the Republic area of Marquette County. According to an MDOT release, the work includes crack sealing, gravel shoulder ...

Volunteers sought for dig

MARQUETTE — Hiawatha National Forest and the U.S. Forest Service Passport In Time Program are currently seeking 12 volunteers to participate in an archaeological excavation at the historic Camp Au Train July 29-Aug. 2. No special skills are required to volunteer, but volunteers under age18 ...

Arrest made in missing meds case

MARQUETTE — A woman has been arrested in connection to 75 vials of fentanyl and 75 oxycodone tablets that were missing from UP Health System-Marquette, according to the Marquette City Police. Heather Peterson, 30, of Marquette, was arrested around 11 a.m. Friday on warrants for larceny in a ...

Tax and Wage seminar slated

MARQUETTE — New, growing and established business taxpayers in northern Michigan can attend a Tax and Wage Seminar to learn about or brush up on compliance standards, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. In partnership with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory ...

PIPAC meeting rescheduled

MARQUETTE — The Presque Isle Park Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. May 15. The meeting will be held at the Presque Isle Pavilion along Peter White Drive.

Public hearing to be held tonight for proposed Cenex site brownfield plan

MARQUETTE — A public hearing will be held at tonight’s meeting of the Marquette County Board of Commissioners in regards to a proposed brownfield plan for the former Cenex fueling station in Marquette Township. Following the public hearing, the board will vote upon adoption of the ...

Ishpeming council to consider policy for ‘catastrophic utility loss’

ISHPEMING — The city of Ishpeming may soon have a fix in place for its utility customers who experience a catastrophic utility loss. The Ishpeming City Council will consider implementing a new policy and associated form during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Ishpeming City ...

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 — The Marquette County Transit Authority will host the second annual Lois J. Clark Small Bus Roadeo at the Lakeview Arena parking lot from 10:30 ...

Supporting Pigs-n-Heat

K-9 Police officer John Waldo and Firefighter Kevin Serkowski pose for a photo. The Mining Journal’s Classified Department did a page for Pigs-n-Heat Charity Hockey Game for Tuesday March 12 paper. (Journal photo by Corey Kelly)

Funds being raised for kiln plaza

MARQUETTE — The Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority is embarking on a new destination project along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail—the Carp River Kiln Gateway Plaza. It will feature the restored Carp River Kiln, shown above, that collapsed in 2016. The kiln will be within a plaza like ...

MBLP to meet Tuesday

MARQUETTE — Marquette Board of Light and Power will hold a special board meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at its offices at 2200 Wright St., Marquette. The purpose of the meeting is to award proposals for MEC Sound Retrofit Project and the purchase of circuit breakers.

May the Fourth be with you

“Star Wars” fans were able to get professional photographs taken with their favorite character from the franchise at the Ampersand Coworking space in downtown Marquette during May the Fourth Be With You photoshoot and fundraiser. The 501st Legion, the official screen-accurate “Star ...

Marquette Township Board to consider SEMCO request

MARQUETTE— The Marquette Township Board will consider a SEMCO Energy Gas Co. request for additional easements along the route of a natural gas pipeline at its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Marquette Township Hall. The board approved an initial 40-foot-wide easement consisting ...

Speed reduction in construction zone

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reminding motorists that there is a speed reduction in the construction zone in Marquette Township from Northwoods Road to Commerce Drive. The speed limit will be 40 mph for the duration of construction and motorists should ...

Price increase for Journal delivery

MARQUETTE — There will be a price increase of .15 cents per week for The Mining Journal, which goes into effect on Sunday. The price increase is only related to home delivery customers of the paper. Single copy rates will remain the same.

100 years of service

MARQUETTE — “All for the Legion hey, hey,” Veteran and American Legion member Chuck Weinrick said as he dumped pounds of potatoes, carrots and whitefish from Thill’s Fish house into a large pot of boiling water. American Legion Post 44 held the American Legion’s 100 Year ...

Carp River Kiln Gateway Plaza fundraiser kick-off

MARQUETTE — The Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority is embarking on a new destination project along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail — the Carp River Kiln Gateway Plaza. It will feature the restored Carp River Kiln that collapsed in 2016 within a plaza like setting and include benches, ...