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Rummage sale events planned

BIG BAY — 2020 Big Bay Rummage Sales will be from noon to 5 p.m. June 26 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 27. There will be several locations. Pick up a map at Phil’s 550 or Cram’s General Store. Social distancing rules apply and face masks are recommended.

Library to offer curbside pickup

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Public Library is offering curbside pickup for books, CDs and DVDs normal its normal business hours. Patrons can call the library to request items at 906-475-7700 ext. 18, or go online to the catalog through https://cityofnegaunee.com and click on the “Negaunee ...

Critical need for certain blood types

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for O-, O+, B+, A- blood types. The U.P. Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba and is the primary supplier of blood to 13 U.P. hospitals. Call 906-449-1450 or ...

Crash still under investigation

NEGAUNEE — A crash that took place on Thursday in Negaunee Township still is under investigation. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office reported that at 4:40 p.m. Thursday, it was dispatched to a two-vehicle personal-injury crash on U.S. 41 near Link Road. Jordyn LaFreniere, 25, of ...

Shooting leaves man critically injured

GLADSTONE — A Manistique man was shot and critically injured Wednesday, the Michigan State Police Gladstone Post reported. The MSP said troopers were dispatched at about 6:12 p.m. to an address in Inwood Township in Schoolcraft County for a shooting. An investigation revealed the resident ...

Man charged with home invasion

MARQUETTE — A man was arrested by Marquette City Police and lodged in the Marquette County Jail on Tuesday on a charge of home invasion-first degree. The Marquette Police Department said that about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Alger Street regarding an ...

Graffiti investigated, charges sought

MARQUETTE — Officers from the Marquette Police Department located three juveniles spray-painting graffiti on Marquette Lighthouse property at about 8:51 p.m. Tuesday. The suspects were detained and transported to the MPD for further investigation, and turned over to their parents. ...

Invent Your Story to be held online

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites patrons to a virtual presentation via Zoom entitled Invent Your Story with Margaret Brumm from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. For this presentation, Brumm will talk about some of her favorite inventors, in particular James Watt, Madam C.J. Walker, ...

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 ...

Bull elk spotted in Menominee County

MENOMINEE — Wildlife biologists and technicians with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources have been tracking reports of a bull elk spotted in the south-central part of the Upper Peninsula in Menominee County. The young elk was reported first by a private landowner June 6, within ...

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 ...

UPCAP seeking survey participants

MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress is seeking older adults to participate in a Health, Wellness, and Technology Survey. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, UPCAP’s programming is going online and virtual. The survey will help determine what future health and wellness programs ...

Virtual Trivia Night event Tuesday

MARQUETTE — The local Bay-Lakes Council is inviting all adults in the Upper Peninsula to participate in a Virtual Trivia Night on Tuesday. The competition will be steep, as there will be questions on everything from history, sports, geography, movies, maybe a Scout question or two, and so ...

Maritime Museum now open

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Maritime Museum and Lighthouse is now open. A release from the museum states: “Our top priority is the health and safety of our visitors, volunteers, and staff members. All staff and volunteers will be wearing masks. In addition, we require daily health ...

Advisory council set to meet virtually

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Eastern Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council will meet virtually in a web conference from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Among the agenda items, discussions are scheduled on proposed U.P. deer regulations, license sales ...

Board meeting to be held virtually

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Wastewater Treatment Advisory Board will host its meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday virtually with board members and staff attending remotely via Zoom video conferencing. The public will have three opportunities to participate through video conferencing, phone ...

Marquette County Board to consider upgrades entrance to first floor jail

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board of Commissioners will consider bids for improvements to the courtyard leading to the first floor jail and annex of the Marquette County Courthouse entrance during its regular meeting tonight at 6 p.m. According to a memo from facilities manager Aaron ...

Kangas offered township manager position

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board has offered its manager postion to public works supervisor Jon Kangas. The board voted unanimously to offer Kangas a conditional offer of employment for the position of township manager, following a second interview with the candidate during a ...

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 ...