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Handbell choir to debut

MARQUETTE — Superior Handbells, a community handbell group which was organized in September, will present its first concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St., Marquette. Jennifer Bleckiner, inaugural director of Superior Handbells said in a news ...

Youth Symphony performs Sunday

MARQUETTE — The U.P. Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday at Reynolds Recital Hall at Northern Michigan University. The public is invited to this free event.

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 — Janice Anderson, a biology teacher at Negaunee High School, is the recipient of the 1989 Upper Peninsula Science Teacher Award. The ...

City hall entrance closing Monday

MARQUETTE — The south entrance, near the elevator, into Marquette City Hall will be closed Monday for sidewalk replacement. Officials expect it to be completed by the end of next week.

Fire station access closed to public

MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Fire Department has announced that due to construction on South Third Street, access to the department’s Fire Station No. 1 along South Third Street will be closed to the public until construction on Third Street is completed. Residents who wish to contact the ...

Patrol car involved in accident

MUNISING — A Munising Police Department officer was found at fault after a two-vehicle crash involving a patrol car and another vehicle occurred in Munising around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post. The crash occurred on West Munising Avenue near ...

Caspian man arrested by UPSET

CASPIAN — A 22-year-old Caspian man was arrested by detectives from the Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team Monday for charges related to manufacturing methamphetamine. The arrested occurred after a search warrant was issued for a residence along Lennox Street in Caspian after ...

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive set

MARQUETTE — The National Association of Letter Carriers’s 27th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is May 11. With that date drawing ever closer, food drive coordinators in hundreds of NALC branches across America are finalizing their preparations for the nation’s ...

Park Cemetery spring item removal

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette is announcing that all Park Cemetery winter gravesite decorations must be removed before Monday. After Monday, city crews will begin spring cleanup of the cemetery grounds and will dispose of such items left at gravesites.

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 ...

Sawyer couple needs modified vehicle for wife’s mobility

K.I. SAWYER — What many people take for granted — getting in a vehicle and driving to work — is a dream for others. It’s a dream that Veronica Walsh has had for some time, and it’s a dream shared by her husband, Chris. The couple lives in K.I. Sawyer with their eight cats. It’s ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MUNISING — Three area students received honorable mentions in a recent statewide wildlife art competition. Receiving awards in the fifth annual Tracks ...

MACC to host high school art

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette Arts and Culture Center will host original artwork by high school-aged students from Marquette County in the Deo Gallery and the MACC studio space, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St., Marquette. This seventh ...

Curbside brush, leaf pickup set

MARQUETTE — Curbside brush pickup in Marquette will be conducted from next week. The brush volume from each property is limited to one pickup load, a pile roughly 12 feet long, 6 feet wide and 5 feet high, according to a press release from the city. Crews will collect loose or brown bagged ...

Mobile food truck has backup site

ISHPEMING — If the inclement weather continues, Thursday’s stop in Ishpeming by the Feeding America West Michigan food truck for distribution will be moved from the scheduled spot of the Ishpeming VFW parking lot to inside the Crossbridge Church, which is right next door to the VFW. The ...

Swipe right or left

MARQUETTE— To go on this date, you can swipe right or left — depending what page you’re on. For the price of $1, Northern Michigan University Mortar Board, Pi Sigma Alpha, a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for distinguished ability and achievement in scholarship, ...

For Your Health event May 8

MARQUETTE — At noon May 8, physical therapist Cathy Ruprecht will give a talk on chronic pain in this month’s For Your Health presentation in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room. Ruprecht is an MSPT Chronic Pain Specialist with UP Rehab Services of Marquette. She earned her ...

The Michigamme steamer

MARQUETTE — “It is just a wonderful story,” said history storyteller extraordinaire Bill Van Kosky, who has written about the story of the Michigamme steamer. “It kind of restores your faith in mankind.” Michigamme Steamer Comes Home, a presentation given at the Marquette ...