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Motion hearing set after pretrial for Sadowski

MUNISING — Following a pretrial Wednesday in Alger County’s 11th Circuit Court, a new court date is set for Jason David Sadowski, the man charged with homicide-open murder in relation to the death of a Munising man. The next court date, a motion hearing, is scheduled for Sept. 4. ...

Forsyth Township man gets 25 to 50 years in infant death case

MARQUETTE — The Forsyth Township man who pleaded no contest to a second-degree homicide charge related to the death of his infant son was sentenced in 25th Circuit Court Wednesday. Randy James Tuominen was sentenced by Judge Jennifer Mazzuchi to serve 25 to 50 years in prison, with credit ...

Park walking hours to extend

MARQUETTE — The walking hours on Marquette’s Presque Isle Park will be extended until 2 p.m. on Saturday to accommodate Amarah’s Light Memorial Princess Parade and Walk. The seasonal portion of Peter White Drive will remain closed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Trash to Treasure starts Friday

MARQUETTE — Marquette residents are invited and encouraged to participate in the community-wide “Trash to Treasure Weekend” beginning at 5 p.m. Friday and continuing until 5 p.m. Sunday. The purpose of the program is to provide a venue for recycling reusable household items, such as ...

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 ...

Evening of piano at Erickson

CURTIS — The Erickson Center for the Arts, Curtis, is hosting “A Very Special Evening of Piano.” The Sue Huber Evening of Piano will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28. Talented pianists of all ages share their songs with Curtis in memory of Sue Huber, organizer of the “Evening of ...

Symposium on Parkinson’s set

IRON MOUNTAIN — Registration is now open for the fourth annual Upper Peninsula Parkinson Disease Symposium which is set for Sept. 27 on the campus of Bay College West in Iron Mountain. The symposium is hosted by the Parkinson Society of Dickinson County Area in conjunction with the Michigan ...

Legion rummage sale on tap

MARQUETTE — A rummage sale is planned at the American Legion Post, 770 W. Bluff St., Marquette, from 8 a.m. to noon Friday and Saturday. This is the annual American Legion Auxilary Unit 44 Rummage Sale. Proceeds go to support the children and youth programs.

Evening maritime tour Thursday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Maritime Museum’s August Evening Lighthouse Tour is on Thursday. Bring a camera and join in for a tour at 8:30 p.m. at the museum. Tickets are free for members and $10 for non-members. Pre-registration is required. Call 906-226-2006 or email ...

EPA Great Lakes official visits drifting stamp sands

SCHOOLCRAFT TOWNSHIP — Over the past 100 years, stamp sands have slowly migrated from a pile at Gay 5 miles to the Grand Traverse Harbor. A delegation including an Environmental Protection Agency official traced the sands’ path in reverse during a tour of sites Thursday. In addition ...

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 ...

Lincoln Avenue closing Thursday

MARQUETTE — Lincoln Avenue in Marquette will be closed to through traffic between Ridge and Bluff streets from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday due to a sewer lateral replacement.

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 ...

PWPL board to meet tonight

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library Board of Trustees will be at 5 p.m. today in the Shiras Room, second floor of the Peter White Public Library. This meeting is open to the public.

Iron Ore celebration Sept. 14

ISHPEMING — From noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept.14, Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum will be holding an Iron Ore Heritage Celebration. This will be a one-day event to celebrate the people and the rich history of the Marquette Iron Range, according to a news release, and to commemorate: ≤ The ...

NMU convocation is Wednesday

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University President Fritz Erickson will deliver his fall convocation to faculty, staff and students on Wednesday in Jamrich Hall 1100. The program, hosted by Provost Kerri Schuiling, begins at 4 p.m. with a welcome from Academic Senate Chair Alec Lindsay and ...

Negaunee library chosen

NEGAUNEE — The American Library Association has announced that the Negaunee Public Library is selected to participate in Libraries Lead with Digital Skills, an initiative of ALA and the Public Library Association, sponsored by Grow With Google, the tech company’s economic opportunity ...

HarborFest 2019: Food, music, fun

MARQUETTE — Marquette West Rotary’s HarborFest will return in Marquette’s Mattson Lower Harbor Park for another year of live music, activities, and family fun Friday and Saturday. HarborFest is one of the premier free two-day music festivals in the Upper Peninsula. Friday’s ...

Sawyer may get spaceport consultant

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will consider a recommendation from Sawyer International Airport staff to hire Explorer Solutions for $21,800 to assist with efforts to establish a spaceport. Sawyer is one of five Michigan airports being considered as a ...

Board to consider extending township manager’s contract

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board will consider extending its contract with Township Manager Randy Girard during a 6:30 p.m. meeting Tuesday at the Marquette Township Community Center. Girard is requesting a five-month extension to his current two-year contract, which expires Dec. ...