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Do you own a rare book?

ISHPEMING — From 1-4 p.m. Saturday, David White, Ishpeming resident and amateur bibliophile, will offer assistance to patrons of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library desiring to know if they own books with special value or importance. Examples might be first editions, books signed by the ...

MCRC announces road closures

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Road Commission will be closing County Road 478, or Black River Road, at the bridge over the Black River in Humboldt Township, around 1.4 miles east of County Road 601 for guardrail work at the bridge. The closure was to begin at 8 a.m. today and remain in ...

Going industrial

NEGAUNEE — The first reading of a proposed ordinance to allow marijuana establishments only in industrial zones was unanimously approved during a special Negaunee City Council meeting on Tuesday. Mayor David Kangas and Councilors Jim Kantola and Edward Karki were absent from the meeting. ...

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 — Five-time state champion Brad Tangen and 1988 national runner-up Sherman Tangen were among the winners at the 1989 Upper Peninsula Michigan ...

Bridge over Black River in Humboldt Township to close Thursday morning

HUMBOLDT — The Marquette County Road Commission will be closing County Road 478, or Black River Road, at the bridge over the Black River in Humboldt Township, around 1.4 miles east of County Road 601 for guardrail work at the bridge. The closure will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday and remain in ...

Road commission closing part of CR 476 Thursday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Road Commission will close County Road 476 about .6 mile west of County Road 565 in Tilden Township Thursday for a culvert replacement. The closure is expected to be in place between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more information, call the road commission at ...

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 ...

West Nile Virus in some grouse

LANSING — First-year results from a multistate West Nile Virus study show that while the virus is present in some ruffed grouse in the Great Lakes region, most birds exposed to the virus can survive, according to a press release from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. More than ...

2 hikers rescued from Hogback

MARQUETTE — Two people were rescued on Monday from the top of Hogback Mountain. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office reported that deputies as well as Search and Rescue volunteers were dispatched to Republic Township for a lost hunter. Before their arrival, the hunter was located. ...

Woman jailed for cyberstalking

GRAND RAPIDS — Theresa Louise Harris, 56, of Champion was sentenced to serve 24 months in the Federal Bureau of Prisons for cyberstalking numerous victims in and around Marquette. Chief U.S. District Judge Robert J. Jonker also imposed a two-year period of supervised release and a $10,000 ...

Work set for Portage Lake Lift Bridge

HOUGHTON — Contractors for the Michigan Department of Transportation will replace fiber optic communications cable connectors on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock Nov. 3-10. While traffic on U.S.41/M-26 over the bridge will not be significantly impacted, the bridge ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago ISHPEMING — District 23 convention of the United Steelworkers of America and the majority of the presidents of the taconite mining local unions in ...

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 ...

Olson newest member of Pendill Wall of Excellence

MARQUETTE — Jeff Olson, a Marquette Senior High School graduate who led his Ishpeming teams to three state football championships as their coach, was inducted into the A. Felch Pendill Wall of Excellence on Thursday. However, he likely has left his greatest mark on the world by educating ...

Man arrested on 74 felony counts

MARQUETTE — A 49-year-old man was arrested in Forsyth Township on a 74-count felony warrant that included dozens of counts of child sexually abusive activity. The man, identified by police as former Marquette resident Edward James Charboneau, was arrested on 35 counts of child sexually ...

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 ...