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Pictured Rocks Kayaking launches new vessel

MUNISING — Kayak Express, the newest Pictured Rocks Kayaking vessel that allows kayakers to launch into Lake Superior offshore, took its first passengers along the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore recently. The addition of a second vessel has allowed Pictured Rocks Kayaking to expand ...

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 — Jari Kivela and Jeff Poutanen of Negaunee want to make the trek to Spearfish, S.D. for the 1989 World Horseshoe Pitching Championships held ...

Kitch-iti-kipi raft down for repairs

MANISTIQUE — The self-guided observation raft overlooking Kitch-iti-kipi at Palms Book State Park in Thompson Township will be unavailable Tuesday due to repairs. The park will remain open, but the raft will not be operational. Additional information on closures and detours in DNR ...

Lincoln Avenue work to begin

MARQUETTE — Starting at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oberstar Inc. will be removing partial sections of curbing and proceed with sanitary sewer lateral replacement on Lincoln Avenue from Jefferson Street to Cleveland Avenue. The work is a prerequisite for the milling and overlaying on the street. The ...

Thrifter Sisters return to fairgrounds

Top: Jeanne George stands in front of her 1966 Apollo camper at the Thrifter Sisters Flea Market and Vintage Camper Show Saturday afternoon at the Marquette County Fairgrounds. The market featured live music, the Brisket Barn Food truck, a few vintage campers to tour and thousands of retro ...

2-vehicle accident on M-553

MARQUETTE — One man was cited and one woman was transported to the hospital by ambulance after a two-vehicle personal injury crash Saturday near the Marquette County Fairgrounds, according to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. The accident occurred around 3:10 p.m. Saturday when a ...

IHS Class of 2019 dedicates accomplishments to a fellow classmate

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming High School Class of 2019 dedicates their personal/class accomplishments to overcoming the loss of their dear friend and classmate, Justin Karnack. Students listed the following achievements: ≤ Braeden Arsenault: Honor Roll student, will attend Central ...

Part of Lakeshore Blvd. to close

MARQUETTE — Lakeshore Boulevard in the city of Marquette will be closed to through traffic between East Ridge Street and Washington Street from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. This portion will be closed for drain repair. Access to Mattson Lower Harbor Park will be available at this ...

Road commission closes CR OG

SKANDIA — The Marquette County Road Commission will close Marquette County Road OG, also known as Selma Road, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday for a culvert replacement. The road is located about half a mile east of U.S. 41 in Skandia Township. For more information, call the MCRC at 906-486-4491.

Lights for Liberty vigil held in Marquette

A crowd gathers at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette Friday night for Lights for Liberty Nationwide Vigil to End Human Detention Camps. The vigil, which featured multiple speakers before a 9 p.m. candlelight vigil, was one of hundreds held around the nation and world Friday, aiming to ...

Ishpeming fireworks set for July 27

ISHPEMING — The city of Ishpeming Fourth of July Committee has announced that the Fourth of July fireworks will be held on July 27 in conjunction with the St. Rocco/St. Anthony Society’s Italian Fest The fireworks, which were rescheduled due to weather, will begin at dusk. The committee ...

Strawberry social in Republic

REPUBLIC — The Republic Area Historical Society is hosting a strawberry social from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the Pascoe House Museum, 183 Cedar St. in Republic. The public is invited. For more information, call Marilyn Helmila at 906-376-8830.

Part of Front Street to close Monday

MARQUETTE — Front Street between Park and Magnetic streets in Marquette will be closed to through traffic for reconstruction work starting at 7 a.m. Monday. The work is expected to take four weeks to be completed. The Front Street work will detour traffic to Park Street, Pine Street and ...

MCRC closes Black River bridge

HUMBOLDT — The Marquette County Road Commission has closed County Road 478, also known as Black River Road, in Humboldt Township, about 1.4 miles east of County Road 601 for a bridge replacement, according to a road commission press release. This closure is expected to last until Oct. 15, ...

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 ...

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at LST

MARQUETTE — Lake Superior Theatre’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof” treats audiences to an engaging mix of stage veteran experience and youthful exuberance, subtlety and broad comedy, poignancy and vaudevillian one liners. All of these elements come together at several points, but ...

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 ...

Negaunee council to meet

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council will hold two public hearings during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18 at the Negaunee Senior Center. The subject of the first hearing will be a proposed Community Development Block Grant for improvements to the senior center building. The ...

5K scheduled for Saturday

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette is asking the public to be aware of and considerate toward people crossing the street during the 5K for Foster Care event that will be held in Marquette Saturday. The event will begin at the Mattson Lower Harbor Park, with participants proceeding north ...