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Explosion reported at Border Grill MARQUETTE — A small explosion was reported around 4 p.m. Saturday at the Border Grill restaurant at 800 N. Third St. in Marquette, according to a press release from the Marquette City Fire Department. Two minor injuries were reported in connection to the ...

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 – The Breitung Hotel, which dominated the skyline at the top of Iron Street in downtown Negaunee for more than a century was destroyed by fire in ...

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 BIG BAY – Shannon Burns, 8, of Big Bay, showed up all the other anglers at the Lake Independence Fishing Derby in the category with the most entries – ...

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1 injured in snowmobile accident GWINN — The Forsyth Township Police Department is investigating a personal injury snowmobile accident that occurred at about 2:15 p.m. Saturday on Trail 32 about 5.5 miles west of Trail 33 in Forsyth Township. A single snowmobile was being operated ...

‘Illustrative of Marquette’

By CECILIA BROWN Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Operation Action U.P. held its 54th annual meeting Thursday in the Great Lakes Rooms on Northern Michigan University’s campus. The theme of the meeting was “Celebrating ‘906’ — More Than Just an Area Code.” OAUP, which has ...

U.P. coalitions get funding to fight opioid issue

MARQUETTE — It only takes a glance at your local newspaper or television news to know prescription drug and opioid abuse has reached epidemic proportions in Michigan and nationwide. In fact, prescription drug and opioid abuse in Michigan has resulted in the deaths of 2,335 deaths in 2016, ...

Utych arraigned on additional charges

MARQUETTE — Sigurd John Utych, 19, of Marquette has been arraigned upon new charges in the 96th District Court. The new charges include: two additional counts of breaking and entering with intent, a felony; malicious destruction of property, $200 - $1000, a misdemeanor; larceny, $1,000 to ...

Rochon arraigned on charges

MARQUETTE — Lorin Elise Rochon, 31, of Marquette, has been arraigned upon a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon, felonious assault, in the 96th District Court. The charge stems from a standoff incident between Rochon and police on Feb. 9. Police arrived at Rochon’s residence around ...

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 — Coach Don Aho’s Marquette Bonanza Squirt AA hockey team of Marquette used a 3-0 win over Escanaba Sunday to capture the Upper Peninsula ...

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 ...

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1 injured in single-vehicle crash MARQUETTE — A single-vehicle personal injury accident occurred on U.S. 41 South near Dalton Road in Skandia Township around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle, driven by a 54-year-old man from the Marquette area, struck a snowbank on the west side of the ...

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 ...

3-D naval gazing

MARQUETTE — Marquette photographer Jack Deo, owner of Superior View Photography, has been collecting 3-D images from previous centuries for the past 40 years. He put on a slideshow Feb. 6 at the Ore Dock Brewing Company, which allowed people to get an immersive glimpse of history, all while ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago ISHPEMING — An 11-year-old Ishpeming girl was given an Outstanding Citizens Award Friday from the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department for returning ...

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 ...

SmartZone, Invent@NMU team up

MARQUETTE — Invent@NMU and Innovate Marquette SmartZone will host a celebration of their collaboration Thursday at the new Ampersand Coworking Space at the Masonic Square Mall in downtown Marquette. The gathering will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the monthly Business on Tap series at ...

Equipment issues at city meeting

MARQUETTE — An equipment failure occurred during the Marquette City Commission meeting Monday evening that caused a loss of audio on Channel 191. The meeting can currently be viewed via the city’s website at www.marquettemi.gov, by clicking “Commission Meeting Livestream” under the ...

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Black Box Winter Improv event ISHPEMING —The Westwood Shakespeare Company will kick off its 2018 season with Black Box Winter Improv at the Patriot Performing Arts Theatre at Westwood High School. This year’s first improv will have underlying Valentines Day themes for 7 p.m. Wednesday ...