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Sons of Union Veterans to meet

MARQUETTE — Camp #266 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold their bi-monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday via Zoom. There will be presentation entitled “Disease, Injuries, and Long-Term Effects on Veterans of the Civil War” by members of the Camp. Anyone interested ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago TRIPOLI, Wis. — Despite concerns that mining could hurt tourism and the environment of Northern Wisconsin, some hotel, bar and restaurant owners view it ...

AA hotline, website available

MARQUETTE — The 18th District of Alcoholics Anonymous reminds the public its 24-hour hotline phone number, 800-605-5043, and its website, aa-marquettecounty.org, are available for anyone seeking more information on local meetings.

Vendors sought for Artisan Market

MICHIGAMME — Vendors are being sought for an upcoming Artisan Market in Michigamme. which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 26. Call 906-235-0935 to register for space.

Virtual powwow is Saturday

MARQUETTE — Instead of its usual in-person “Learning to Walk Together” powwow, the Native American Student Association at Northern Michigan University will host a virtual “Powwow 101: Learning to Walk Together (While Apart).” The free event is scheduled from 1-3 p.m. ...

City offices closed Good Friday

MARQUETTE — City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Ave.; Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Ave.; the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St.; and the Municipal Service Center, 1100 Wright St, will be closed on Friday in observance of Good Friday. Marquette police, fire, and ...

Tai Chi group continues sessions

MARQUETTE — A group experience of Tai Chi and Qi Gong will continue to be offered from 5:30 to 6 p.m. each Wednesday in April at the east end of Mattson Park in Marquette for a group experience of Tai Chi and Qi Gong. These are gentle mind/body practices first developed by Chinese Buddhist ...

MSUE offering youth essay contest

MARQUETTE — Michigan State University Extension and 4-H are holding a Cash Composition Contest for youths age 9-13. By writing an essay of 300 words or less on savings and investing, youths can win one of five cash prizes and the choice for the first prize of the cash or $1,000 in a ...

Zoning board to meet Thursday

MARQUETTE — The Thursday meeting of the city of Marquette Board of Zoning Appeals will be held virtually, with board members and staff attending remotely. This meeting will be streamed on the city of Marquette YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov. The YouTube ...

Health lecture offered Wednesday

ESCANABA — The regular Your Health Lecture Series sponsored by Bay College and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine continues at 6 p.m. Wednesday. This month’s conversation features a panel of experts from the MSU College of Human Medicine addressing “The Behavioral ...

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 ...

Grant Avenue closed today for sewer work

MARQUETTE — Grant Avenue in the city of Marquette will be closed to through traffic for a sanitary sewer lateral repair between Rublein Street and Sheridan Avenue beginning today at 7 a.m. This project is expected to be completed by the end of the day.

DNR reminds anglers to remove ice shanties by midnight Wednesday

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers to remove ice shanties from Upper Peninsula bodies of water by midnight Wednesday. The deadline for removing ice shanties from Michigan-Wisconsin boundary waters was March 15. All other bodies of water in the ...

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 welcome home celebration for Operation Desert Shield/Storm personnel is planned for May 18 in Marquette, according to the chief executive ...

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 genealogy presentation set for April 15

MARQUETTE — An in-depth presentation of the online genealogy database FamilySearch.org will be held with Laurie Johnson, researcher from the Marquette County Genealogical Society., at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15 via Zoom. Contact the Peter White Public Library Reference Desk to register ...

Marquette City Commission meeting tonight

MARQUETTE — Due to directives from the state of Michigan, today's city commission meeting will be held virtually without the public in physical attendance. The public is invited to view and participate in the meeting electronically. The meeting will be streamed on YouTube and channel 191 ...