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Need for blood critical

MARQUETTE — The UP Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for O negative and B negative blood types. The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba, Sault Ste. Marie and is the primary supplier of blood to 13 Upper Peninsula ...

MACC meeting tonight

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette Arts and Culture Advisory Committee will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. today. The special meeting will be to review the 2020 annual art award nominations and select recipients. All meetings take place in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, located ...

Traditional music jam held Saturday

MARQUETTE — From 2-5 p.m. Saturday, the Peter White Public Library will host a traditional music jam in the Community Room on the lower level of the library. Bring a guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, ukulele, harmonica, or just your voice, and join other acoustic musicians and vocalists for a ...

Tai Chi workshop offered Saturday

MARQUETTE — On Saturday morning, an introductory workshop to the mind-body practice of Tai Chi Chuan will be held at the Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave. in Marquette. Developed by Chinese monks in the eighth century, this is a gentle exercise the improves mental focus, increases ...

Sworn in

MARQUETTE — Fourteen new members were sworn in to the Marquette County Search and Rescue team last week. New members include Erin Chabie, Michael Woodard, Brian Downing, Keith Johnson, Reghan Lawomowski, Steven Lindberg, Terry Sleeter, Ivan Wiljanen, David Boase, Adam Holloway, Rebecca ...

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 ...

NMU announces graduation speakers

MARQUETTE — Connor Loftus of Plainwell has been selected as the student commencement speaker for Saturday’s graduation ceremony at Northern Michigan University while NMU graduating students have selected Health and Human Performance professor Scott Jordan to serve as the faculty speaker at ...

TKE holds ceremonial ‘Tub Push’

MARQUETTE — The Lake Superior Village Youth and Family Center was the local nonprofit chosen by Tau Kappa Epsilon Northern Michigan University Chapter to receive the money raised during this year’s “tub push” along with the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event was ...

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 ...

‘Carols and More’ to be performed at the Vista

NEGAUNEE — Iron Street in Negaunee will be filled with holiday spirit in the coming week as musicians and performers of all ages come together to present “Carols and More” at the Vista Theater. Professional performer and Negaunee native Jeff Jennings will lead a cast of local talent ...

MDDA meeting set for Thursday

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors will hold the second of two required annual informational meetings at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday. “The purpose of the informational meeting is to inform the public of the authority’s goals and projected projects to ...

Manager to hold office hours

MARQUETTE — Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is “intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community ...

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 ...

Marquette welcomes Santa, holiday spirit

Spectators lined Third Street in Marquette Friday to watch the ninth annual Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade. Marquette post office staffers were on hand during the parade to collect letters to Santa from kids. Following the parade was the city’s 45th annual tree lighting and photos with ...

The battle for bats

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Conservation District is all about conservation, and that includes the misunderstood bats. Bill Scullon, a Norway-based Michigan Department of Natural Resources field operations manager, talked about a scourge that’s been affecting bats in a program titled ...

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 ...

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 ...