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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. Jan. 28 ≤ 2:56 p.m., property check, 400 block ...

UP community loses appeal

MARENISCO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan appeals court has turned aside a challenge to the closing of a prison in the Upper Peninsula. The appeals court on Tuesday affirmed a decision by a judge who had dismissed a lawsuit by Marenisco Township. The community was the home of the ...

Honey Bear Ski event Saturday

BIG BAY — The Honey Bear Classic Ski Event will be at 1 p.m. Saturday on the Big Bay Pathway. The family-friendly event will highlight a Fun Ski for youth and adults, prizes, a warming fire and the annual weenie roast. People also can have their photographs taken with the local Honey ...

Baraga Co. has ice melt contest

L’ANSE — The Baraga County Chamber of Commerce will be holding an inaugural Ice Melt Contest on the Keweenaw Bay. Participants can try their luck to guess the exact time drum will break through the ice on the bay. The participant who has the closest guess, down to the second, will win 50% ...

Lost hikers found safe

MARQUETTE — Two teenagers were rescued from Sugarloaf Mountain in Marquette Township on Tuesday. The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office reported that at about 8 p.m. that day deputies, along with the county’s Search and Rescue team, were dispatched to Sugarloaf Mountain to look for two ...

Marquette Area Public Schools 2020 District Spelling Bee results

MARQUETTE — Marquette Area Public Schools held the 2020 District Spelling Bee on Monday. A press release from the district states: “The entire Marquette community is welcome to congratulate all competitors:” Fifth Grade - 1st Ella Falk - Sandy Knoll 2nd Addison Kramer - Sandy ...

Scouts ready to race

Pack 361 pose for a picture in their crafted sled. From left, Layne Speck, Lucas Mattson, Jackson Pitts, Jasper Coggins, Conrad Ross and special pack-guest three-year-old Estella Pitts are seen.Scouts of the Pere Marquette Zone held their annual Cardboard Classic Sled race on Saturday at ...

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 HOUGHTON—Michigan Technological University researchers are studying whether the heat from a bone-patching cement will kill cancer cells as well. The ...

GACS special meeting is Thursday

GWINN — There will be a special meeting of the Gwinn Area Community Schools Board of Education at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Gwinn Middle/High School Library. The purpose of the meeting will be to hold interviews and appoint someone to fill a board vacancy.

Grant applications being accepted

MARQUETTE — Greg Sudderth, chair of the Grants Committee of the Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula, announced it would be accepting grant applications for the fall 2020 grants round. Eligible non-profit ...

Whitmer appoints Andres

LANSING — Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of a Marquette man to two Michigan boards: the Michigan Statewide Independent Living Council and the Michigan Council for Rehabilitation Services. Aaron M. Andres, of Marquette, is a member of the Marquette City Planning ...

Coast Guards warns of weak ice across Great Lakes region

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard reminds the public to exercise caution on ice throughout the entire Great Lakes region. Current ice conditions on the Great Lakes are far below the seasonal average, according to a Monday news release from the Coast Guard. The combination of open water, ...

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 ...

Gwinn man arrested on CSC charges

MARQUETTE — A Gwinn man was arrested at the end of January on criminal sexual conduct charges. On Thursday, officers from the Forsyth Township Police Department arrested Chad Michael Davis on outstanding warrants stemming from an ongoing criminal sexual conduct investigation. The case ...

A bright spot in February

REPUBLIC — You have to be determined to golf in the winter in the Upper Peninsula. But that Yooper determination is just what organizers of the sixth annual Memorial Tennis Ball Golf Tournament or TBGolf 2020 are hoping to see on Saturday. It’s a new location, the Northern Lights ...