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2-vehicle crash injures woman

MARQUETTE — A woman was transported to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries Thursday after a two-vehicle personal injury crash on U.S. 41 in Marquette Township. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash, which occurred near Northwoods Road at 9:57 a.m. ...

Facade improvement grants offered

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Downtown Development Authority recently announced its new Downtown Facade Improvement Grant Program designed to provide financial support for property and business owners seeking to upgrade storefront exteriors within the downtown district. The aim of the program ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE – Pledging to support local business, the Marquette County board Tuesday awarded a local office supply company a $140,000 contract to buy ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $3.02 $3.07 Sault Ste. Marie (Shell) $3.00 Marquette (Krist downtown) $3.00 Negaunee (Holiday) $2.94 Ontonagon (Holiday) $2.94 Munising (Holiday) $2.94 Baraga (Northern Oil) $2.94 Ishpeming (Holiday) $2.89 Iron River (BP) $2.89 Houghton (Freedom) $2.89 ...

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 ...

Escanaba will return to state tax tribunal

ESCANABA — Escanaba will be heading back downstate to the state tax tribunal later this year to once again argue against the “dark store” assessment method which Menards and other “big box” stores favor to determine their property values. Escanaba and the local Menards have been ...

Broadband feedback event set

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Consortium of Advanced Networks will hold listening sessions across the state to gather feedback on the best ways to strengthen broadband access and connectivity in the state. MCAN Vice Chairman Gavin Leach of Northern Michigan University will host the Upper ...

Big Bay Relay is on Saturday

MARQUETTE — On Saturday from 8 a.m. to approximately 9 a.m., participants in the Annual Big Bay Relay will be traveling through the city of Marquette. This event will start at the Kaufman Sports Complex on Hawley Street, proceed west along the multi-use pathway, cross under County Road 550 ...

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 ...

DNR to host songbird forum at NMU

MARQUETTE — As spring has gradually arrived, the sounds of migratory songbirds have returned to forests and backyards in the Upper Peninsula. For those who wish to learn more about these beautiful birds and how to support them, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will host a ...

No fish fry held at VFW on Friday

ISHPEMING — A Bulletin Board item listed in Tuesday’s edition of The Mining Journal contained outdated information. There will be no fish fry at the Ishpeming VFW on Friday. The fish fry will resume in September.

MDOT to begin resurfacing project

MARQUETTE — Starting Monday, the Michigan Department of Transportation is investing about $3 million to resurface a total of nearly 16 miles of U.S. 41 from M-28 to Mead Road and U.S. 141 from the Iron County line 4.5 miles north. The project also includes asphalt joint repairs and ...

Library Board meeting rescheduled

MARQUETTE — The May meeting of the Peter White Public Library Board of Trustees has been rescheduled for Tuesday. The library’s board will meet in the Shiras Room of the library at 5 p.m. The public is welcome.

Former treasurer sentenced

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP (AP) — A former township treasurer in the Upper Peninsula has been ordered to pay $1.4 million in an embezzlement investigation. Jyl Olson-DeRosso was scheduled to get her sentence Monday in Gogebic County, but the court hearing was postponed. A judge ordered restitution ...

Buck’s hours corrected

MARQUETTE — An article published Saturday regarding Buck’s Sub Shop in Ishpeming had incorrect information. Buck’s is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Blood drives planned

MARQUETTE — The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, has announced upcoming blood drives throughout the Upper Peninsula. ≤ Sunday at NorthIron Church, Ishpeming, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Angie Meyer at ...

Household rubbish site open

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette’s Household Rubbish site, located at 1415 Pioneer Road, is now open for the season. The site is intended for city residents paying the solid waste fee to dispose of household items too large for curbside pickup. The daily capacity of this site is regulated ...

Rural music benefit Friday

MARQUETTE — Students in the pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade music programs at the AuTrain-Onota Public School in Deerton, the Wells Township School in Arnold, and the Powell Township School in Big Bay will be presenting a special evening of music at 6 p.m. Friday at the Upper Peninsula ...

Maritime Museum opens today

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Maritime Museum opens for the 2018 season today. The museum is open Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lighthouse tours are 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Call 906-226-2006 or email mqtmaritimemanage@gmail.com for more information.