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MARESA interviews scheduled

MARQUETTE — The Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency has selected four superintendent candidates for second-round interviews, which will begin at 3:15 p.m. Thursday. Interviews will be conducted through video conferencing technology. The interviewees are Dr. Gregory Nyen, ...

Council to consider bids for water meter infrastructure

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council will consider moving forward on two infrastructure projects during a virtual meeting at 7 p.m. today. The council will consider bids for the installation of fixed radio-read system infrastructure, the procurement of 250 radio-read water meters; and ...

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 ...

Informational webinar set for pork producers in northern Michigan

MARQUETTE — Michigan State University-Extension and the Michigan Pork Producers Association have teamed up to address topics relevant to pork producers in the Upper Peninsula and northern Lower Peninsula. The upcoming virtual educational event will focus on key information for protecting ...

Health Department offers suicide prevention training online

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Health Department is currently offering the chance for worksites, organizations and community members to take part in a training virtually using the evidence-based “Question, Persuade Refer” suicide prevention gatekeeping training in response to group ...

Pregnancy webinar to be offered

MARQUETTE — A free, live webinar focused on preparing individuals and couples for pregnancy, birth and postpartum care will be available May through August to Marquette County residents. Sessions will be held the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, offering alternating afternoon and ...

Inspired Words event held on Zoom

MARQUETTE — Authors, poets, songwriters and listeners are invited to a virtual edition of Inspired Words, Peter White Public Library’s quarterly open mic event at 7 p.m. May 18 via Zoom. Share some of recent work, be inspired by other writers, and get feedback from the listening ...

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 ...

MSU Extension providing stress management series online

MARQUETTE — Michigan State University Extension is providing their stress management programming via Zoom across the state for free. Upper Peninsula MSU Extension Health employees Tracie Abram, Bree Carlson, and Anita Carter will be hosting programs on a bi-weekly basis for teens, adults, ...

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 ...

Board meeting to be held virtually

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Zoning Appeals meeting will be held virtually Thursday via Zoom video conferencing to comply with current executive orders from the office of the governor. The meeting will also be streamed on the city of Marquette YouTube channel. Public participation will ...

Table of Grace events canceled

GWINN — Table of Grace, the first Wednesday of the month free community meals at Grace Lutheran Church in Gwinn, has been canceled until further notice due to the coronavirus.

Traditional music jam on Zoom

MARQUETTE — From 2-5 p.m. Saturday, the Peter White Public Library will host a virtual traditional music jam via Zoom. Take out a guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, ukulele, harmonica, or just use your voice, and join other acoustic musicians and vocalists for an on-line community jam session. ...

Flash your badge: Effort offers UPHS employees masks for personal use

MARQUETTE — The Masks for Marquette volunteer effort continues to get thousands of masks into the hands of essential workers. Masks for Marquette organizer Sally Steen is taking her efforts — to get masks in the hands of UP Health Systems-Marquette and UP Health Systems-Bell employees ...

Back with a roar: Festival of the Angry Bear on tap virtually Saturday

MARQUETTE — After another long and seemingly never-ending winter in the Upper Peninsula, it’s safe to say spring is in the air, which means it’s time for the Angry Bear to emerge. As an annual celebration of spring and sour beer, the Ore Dock Brewing Co. in Marquette hosts the Festival ...

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 NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Male Chorus will present its 60th anniversary Spring Concert at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at the Negaunee High School auditorium. The ...

Gas Gauge

State average: $1.50 $1.76 Ishpeming (Holiday) $1.69 Hancock (Holiday) $1.69 Wakefield (Holiday) $1.69 Munising (Holiday) $1.66 Marquette (Holiday) $1.65 Marquette (Meijer) $1.63 Negaunee (Holiday) $1.59 Gladstone (Holiday) $1.49 Menominee (Admiral) $1.45 Baraga ...

Board vacancies announced

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board of Commissioners is encouraging interested and qualified individuals to apply for vacancies to various boards and commissions. There is a vacancy on the Marquette County Board of Health for one partial term ending Dec. 31. The board governs the ...