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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 ...

Iron Daisy Acoustic to perform

MARQUETTE — In Monday’s Nightlife column in Scene magazine, the wrong time was listed for a Friday band gig. At 5 p.m. Friday, Iron Daisy Acoustic will be playing at the Rainbow Bar in Ishpeming.

IHS Winter Carnival under way

ISHPEMING — With the advent of the Punxsutawney Groundhog’s prediction of more winter to come Ishpeming High School decided to hold its second annual Winter Carnival today through Thursday. The theme this year is Olympic Games, according to a release from the school. The events planned ...

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Valentine Open House, Book Sale NEGAUNEE — The Friends of the Negaunee Public Library will hold its Valentine Open House and Book Sale from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, the day before Valentine’s Day. Refreshments will be served, and the book sale will be held in the Michigan Room. Hard ...

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 — Dennis Peterson today became the second Negaunee High School football player to give a verbal commitment to join the Northern Michigan ...

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 ...

‘Share Your Story’ program set for Feb. 19

By CECILIA BROWN Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Sharing stories, hopes, wishes and values with loved ones is an important task that can easily get lost in the shuffle of day-to-day life. The “Share Your Story” program at 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 19 will offer a setting for older adults to ...

Chocolay Township Board to consider GAD contract extension

MARQUETTE —The Chocolay Township Board will consider extending an existing solid waste collection contract with Great American Disposal during its regular meeting on Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the Chocolay Township Hall. According to a memorandum from Public Works Foreman Brad Johnson to the ...

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Accident closes portion of M-35 MARQUETTE — Traffic on M-35 in McFarland had to be rerouted on Saturday as the result of an accident between a semi and a passenger vehicle, police say. The personal injury accident occurred during the late afternoon, near County Road 444, no information ...

Love is in the air at Children’s Museum

Above, Addison Bellingar, 2, of Gladstone, makes a “You are dino-mite” Valentine on Saturday at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. The Bothwell Middle School Art Club helped young visitors make a variety of Valentine’s Day cards. At right, Anthony Miller, an eighth-grader at ...

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Angeli holds community office hours MARQUETTE — Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to ...

Medical Marihuana 101

MARQUETTE — How will medical cannabis be regulated? Shelly Edgerton, director of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, presented “Michigan Medical Marihuana101” at Northern Michigan University Wednesday, although she prefers the term cannabis. “We shouldn’t ...

Tech professor wants MUB renamed for veterans

HANCOCK — One local veteran is looking to ensure people remember why Michigan Technological University’s Memorial Union Building has its name. Paul Nelson, chaplain of the American Legion post in Hancock, is circulating a petition to ask the Michigan Tech Board of Trustees to formally ...

NMU issues ‘date rape’ drugs alert as precautionary measure

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University recently sent out an alert about the possible use of “date rape” drugs on and near campus. The alert was sent as a warning and a precaution because of two separate conversations that came to the attention of the NMU Police Department, said Derek ...

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Yelle bound over to circuit court MARQUETTE — Tyler Scott Yelle, 32, of Marquette, was bound over to Marquette County Circuit Court following his preliminary examination in the 96th District Court Wednesday. Yelle has been charged with one count of assault with intent to do great bodily harm ...

Horton named warden of Chippewa Correctional Facility

KINCHELOE — Former Marquette resident Connie Horton has been named Warden of Chippewa Correctional Facility. Horton is the seventh warden of the facility and has spent 29 years of her career with the Michigan Department of Corrections. She was appointed to the position following 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 ...

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 — Motorists responded to the first operation of a downtown traffic signal with a bang Monday morning, but soon got into the new flow of things. ...

Zephyr Wine Bar and Cafe fulfills demand in U.P.

MARQUETTE — Since Daniel and Betsy Rutz first opened Everyday Wines seven years ago in Marquette, the couple has shared their knowledge and taste of worldwide, fairly priced wines with the local community. “We work hard to know the wines that we sell and we love to share that knowledge ...