Local

Historic question

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council will consider a resolution in support of a project that could land downtown on the National Register of Historic Places, which could make federal tax breaks and grant funding available to local developers. “This project will formally recognize and ...

Pathways board applicants sought

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board is encouraging interested and qualified individuals to apply for available positions on the board overseeing Pathways Community Mental Health. An application must be filed by March 2 with the Marquette County Clerk’s Office to be eligible for any of ...

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 — “Good Man in the Woods” will be shown in Ishpeming Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Butler Theatre. Produced and directed by NMU sociology ...

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 ...

DDA expansion considered

MARQUETTE—The Marquette Township Board will consider a Downtown Development Authority request to expand its current boundaries during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the Marquette Township Community Center. With approval of the proposed resolution, the DDA will be able to expand its ...

Local briefing

Wilson Street closed for repairs MARQUETTE — Beginning at 8 a.m. today Wilson Street in Marquette will be closed to through traffic between Osprey Court and O’Dovero Drive due to a water line repair. The work is expected to be completed by 4 p.m. Residents along Daybreak Drive will be ...

Personal injury accident near M-28

SHINGLETON — A single-snowmobile personal injury accident was reported around 11:30 p.m. Sunday to the Alger County Sheriff’s Office. The accident occurred on Trail No. 8, near the intersection of M-28 and Shingleton road, according to a press release issued by the Alger County Sheriff’s ...

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 ...

Police ID woman killed in Chassell Township crash

CHASSELL — Officials have released the name of the victim who died after a four-vehicle crash that occurred on U.S. 41 near the Sturgeon River Bridge in Chassell Township around 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Christine Michelle Juntunen, 44, of Lake Linden was killed in the accident, which involved ...

Iron ore and Girl Scouts

MARQUETTE — Many struggle to motivate themselves to get outside during the cold winter months, but snowshoeing, healthy snacks and local history drew a crowd to the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee on Saturday afternoon. The Thin Mint Snowshoe Shuffle, held by the Girl Scouts of ...

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 ...

Correction

NCLL hosts shipwreck presentation Saturday’s article “Into the Teeth of the Storm” incorrectly identified the organization that put on Fred Stonehouse’s presentation. The organization is known as the Northern Center for Lifelong Learning.

Pump up the joy

By RACHEL OAKLEY Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The inside of the Superior Dome in Marquette was a colorful sight on Saturday when it was filled to the brim with dozens of giant inflatable structures and activities for kids during the eighth annual Pump Up the Dome event. “We ...

Local briefing

Shumate lodged in jail ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Police Department announced that Chloe Jazmine Shumate, who was wanted on a five-count felony warrant by the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office, has been located and lodged in the Marquette County Jail. Shumate, 22, is charged with ...

Social event combats post-holiday blues

By RACHEL OAKLEY Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — In the aftermath of the holidays there is a notable lack of festivities to enjoy, which is a problem the Community Foundation of Marquette County and the Marquette Regional History Center aim to fix with their annual Blind Groundhog ...

Ishpeming man arrested for CSC

ISHPEMING — The city of Ishpeming Police Department arrested Taylor Allan Wing, 24, of Ishpeming, on Wednesday for alleged criminal sexual conduct-third degree. The arrest came after a complaint was made to the police department on Monday. The alleged incident took place at 501 N. Third St. ...

Rotary’s Pancake Breakfast Sunday

MARQUETTE — The Rotary Club of Marquette’s annual Pancake Breakfast is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Marquette Masonic Center. Tickets are $7 are are available from any Rotary member or at the door.

HARA Swap and Shop set for today

NEGAUNEE — Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association will be holding its annual Swap and Shop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Negaunee Township Hall, 42 Highway M-35. For more info contact John at carczar52@gmail.com.

COC provides for people in need

HANCOCK — The Continuum of Care for Houghton, Keweenaw and Baraga counties invited the public to learn about services provided for people in need at the Department of Health and Human Services office in Houghton and the lobby of the Salvation Army in Hancock on Wednesday. They were there to ...