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Architect to address Ishpeming City Council

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council will hear an update on Project Empire during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Ishpeming City Hall. John Iacoangeli, who provides landscape architecture, planning and environmental services through a consulting firm in Petoskey, toured ...

Marquette BZA meeting relocated

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Board of Zoning Appeals’ regular meeting scheduled for Thursday has been relocated, and will now be held in the Engineering Conference Room of the Municipal Service Center, located at 1100 Wright St.

PWPL to hold special meeting

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Thursday at 5 p.m. in the library’s community room. The purpose of the meeting is to review submitted bids for library renovation project and to hire a contractor.

County landfill reminds residents glass is not a recyclable material

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority, which operates the county landfill, reminds the public that it no longer is accepting glass as a recyclable material. The determination was reached after lengthy evaluation of the issue, a press release from the authority ...

Musical group to perform

MARQUETTE — Le Vent Du Nord, a progressive folk music group from Quebec, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Kaufman Auditorium. The concert is part of Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center Concert Series. Le Vent Du Nord plays songs from the traditional folk ...

Advisory meetings coming up

HARVEY — The Lake Superior Citizens Fishery Advisory Committee will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Chocolay Township Fire Hall in Harvey. The committee is a charged with reviewing and providing input and advice relative to fishery goals, objectives and management plans for ...

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 — Lori Manzer and Libby Voskuhl, student nurses studying community health at Northern Michigan University, brought a special health education ...

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 alumni-owned business honored for Wildcat graphics

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University alumnus Mark Pynnonen, who received a bachelor’s degree in 1983 from NMU, has won two consecutive runner-up Project of the Year awards for signage and graphics work that his Signs Now Marquette franchise completed for Wildcat Athletics. The honored ...

Local briefing

Plow truck rolls over, spills salt SKANDIA — An Alger County Road Commission plow truck rolled over and spilled a full load of salt on the road edge at 8:25 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 41 near the border of Marquette and Alger counties in Skandia Township. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office ...

Superiorland Easter egg hunt

At left, Easter egg hunters Anthony McKinney, 8, left, and Ryan Henning, 5, behold their bounty at the Presque Isle Bandshell. The Superiorland Kiwanis and Andrew Rickauer held the Kids Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. Saturday at the bandshell on Presque Isle. The egg hunt had more than 900 ...

Ishpeming DDA to seek funding for downtown signage

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Downtown Development Authority has authorized the city manager to seek grant funding for new way-finding signage to help direct visitors to the downtown area. The two proposed signs would consist of one-quarter inch plate cut into a 48-inch-by-43-inch obelisk ...

Lovells create $1 million endowed professorship at NMU

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has received a $1 million commitment from an alumnus and his spouse to establish NMU’s first endowed professorship in the School of Health and Human Performance. The Mark R. and Eileen Lovell Professorship will focus on education, research and ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.65 $2.79 Munising (Holiday) $2.69 Ishpeming (Holiday) $2.69 Negaunee (Holiday) $2.69 Ontonagon (Holiday) $2.64 Harvey (Holiday) $2.64 Gladstone (Holiday) $2.64 Larium (Marathon) $2.59 Sault Ste. Marine (Shell) $2.62 Marquette (Citgo) $2.57 Baraga (Pines ...

Contractors recognized for service center work

MARQUETTE — Gundlach Champion Inc. and Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber Inc. were recently recognized for their work on the Marquette Municipal Service Center. The design/build team was hired by the city to plan, design and construct the 117,922-square foot facility along Wright ...

Manistique Public Safety Department announces new K-9 program

MARQUETTE — The Manistique Public Safety Department has announced that a new K-9/narcotics detection dog program will begin in fall 2018. The program is designed to support the efforts of law enforcement officials in the area to combat the use and sale of illicit drugs in Schoolcraft ...

Local briefing

Tuesday meeting relocated . MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Planning Commission’s regular meeting scheduled Tuesday will be held in the Engineering Conference Room of the Municipal Service Center located at 1100 Wright St. The planning commission typically meets at 6 p.m. on the first ...

CREATING TOGETHER

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Artist Collective will hold a reception for their Good Things collaborative art exhibit at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center’s SmallWorks Gallery in the Peter White Public Library from 6-9 tonight, with the show running through April 9. The exhibit features ...

Woman arraigned on drug charge

MARQUETTE — Rebecca Denny, 34, of Ishpeming, has been arraigned upon one count of controlled substance — possession of methamphetamine/ecstasy and one count of driving while license suspended, second. Denny pleaded not guilty to the charge of driving while license suspended, second and ...

Library to close for Easter holiday

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library will be closed Monday for the Easter holiday. The City of Marquette Arts & Culture Center, located in the lower level of the library, will be available by appointment or by calling 906-228-0472. The library and arts center will resume ...