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State average: $2.59 $2.64 Munising (Holiday) $2.63 Sault Ste. Marie (Meijer) $2.55 Marquette Township (Krist) $2.54 Marquette (Holiday) $2.54 Gladstone (Holiday) $2.49 Houghton (Freedom) $2.49 Ishpeming (Holiday) $2.49 Marquette (Admiral) $2.39 St. Ignace (BP) $2.39 ...

UPAWS Holiday Store now open

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter’s Holiday Store is open at the Westwood Mall in Marquette. Volunteers on hand to help with holiday shopping. Lots of cool UPAWS logo items are available for purchase for UPAWS fans of all ages. The UPAWS 2020 Pet Photo Calendar is ...

‘Little Christmas’ to be celebrated

ISHPEMING — At 2 p.m. Sunday at Bethel Lutheran Church in Ishpeming, the Finlandia Foundation National Lake Superior Chapter, will hold a program to honor Finland’s 102nd Independence Day (on Dec. 6), and to celebrate “Little Christmas” or “Pikkujoulu.” Music for the program will ...

Santa to fly in to Sawyer airport

K.I. SAWYER — Area residents are invited to Boreal Aviation at 401 Avenue F in K.I. Sawyer for Santa’s fly-in from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The free event, sponsored by Sawyer International Airport and Boreal Aviation, will feature visits with Santa, Christmas crafts, cookies, hot ...

Santa Claus is coming to town

MARQUETTE — As snow falls, wish lists are made, trees are decorated and snow men are built, it’s a sure sign that the time for holiday festivities has arrived in the Marquette area. To celebrate the season, the ninth annual Marquette Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade will be held downtown ...

Infrastructure panel held Friday

MARQUETTE — Chris Holman from the Michigan Business Network will present the Michigan Future Business Index. The event will also include a panel discussion on infrastructure and its importance to the economy. The Infrastructure Panel will include representatives from Sawyer International ...

Planetarium announces programs

MARQUETTE — The Shiras Planetarium invites the public to attend its December public programs: ≤ 6 p.m. Friday, Tour of the December Night Sky ≤ 6 p.m. Saturday, Holiday Magic Laser Show ≤ 7 p.m. Saturday, Laser Floyd The Wall ≤ 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Campfire Under the Stars ≤ ...

Deadline for award submissions

MARQUETTE — Friday is the deadline for submitting nominations for the Award of Excellence Awards for Operation Action U.P.’s annual meeting. Operation Action U.P.’s Annual Meeting will be at 8 a.m. Feb. 13 on the campus of Northern Michigan University in the Northern Center Ballrooms ...

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 ...

U.P. Children’s Museum to host 16th annual Celebrity Art Auction

MARQUETTE — Are you interested in purchasing a new piece of art for your house, work or a loved one, all while supporting a good cause? If so, then on Thursday you will want to stop by the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in Marquette for the 16th Annual Celebrity Art Auction. “It’s ...

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 SHINGLETON—When Kathy Salo found out that the young man approaching her in a Shingleton store had escaped from neighboring Camp Cusino, she expected him ...

MDDA launches parking app

MARQUETTE — A smartphone app can now be used to pay for parking in downtown Marquette, according to the Marquette Downtown Development Authority. Due to a partnership between the MDDA and Passport Parking, Passport Parking is available at metered parking spaces on West Washington Street and ...

19 people rescued from cabin

MARQUETTE — Nineteen people were rescued from a cabin in Spalding Township Monday. First responders were called to a family cabin on North Gaber Road, off M-69, for a report of 19 people isolated in a cabin 6 miles off the highway on an unplowed road with more than 2 feet of snow cover. ...

TKE to host ceremonial tub push

MARQUETTE — Each year, the Theta-Iota chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Northern Michigan University holds a “Tub Push” to raise money for charity. A bathtub is pushed by members from Sault Ste. Marie to Marquette, roughly a 165-mile journey. During this year’s event, a ...

3 people receive minor injuries Monday in Marquette Township crash

MARQUETTE — Three people involved in a two-vehicle crash in Marquette Township Monday evening were treated for minor injuries. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the crash, which occurred around 5:32 p.m., on County Road HQ near U.S. 41 West. A silver 2010 Ford ...

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 ...

UPLC hosts Giving Tuesday event

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy is announcing a contest for #GivingTuesday this year and the public is invited to vote for their favorite U.P. wildlife by joining “wildlife-inspired teams” with friends, family and coworkers to give online or in-person at participating ...