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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 ...

Limited access at Presque Isle Marina

MARQUETTE —The Presque Isle Marina launch ramp will have reduced public access through Friday, as a construction crew will be finishing up new docks. Crews will require only one lane in the launch early in the week and pull out a few days later; public access to the launch will be limited ...

Thirteen-lined ground squirrels now live in the Upper Peninsula

“Sitting under a tree in a park in the summer, listening to birds and squirrels chirping while reading a good book is priceless.” — Charmaine J. Forde By SCOT STEWART Special to the Journal There are of course, different types of squirrels in the Upper Peninsula. Most are quite ...

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 ...

M-28 work begins today

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Transportation and the City of Munising will invest about $15.4 million to reconstruct 4.7 miles of M-28 between Brook Street and Commercial Street in Munising and resurface the highway from Commercial Street to east of Christmas. A shared-use pathway ...

Posters for Memorial Day

ISHPEMING — In order to be in compliance with COVID guidelines, the usual Memorial services at the Ishpeming cemetery will not take place. However, The American Legion and the VFW will be sponsoring a display of patriotic tributes and art work that will be placed in front of the cemetery ...

Trivia benefits Girl Scouts

MARQUETTE — Looking for a night of stay at home fun with friends, family, or co-workers near or far? No planning, just sign up and join the Winner Trivia showdown which will be from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday. The Zoom dress code may be casual, but the competition will be lively when you and ...

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 — Michigan Fair was recently opened at 114 W. Washington St. by owner Leslie White. The new store offers a wide variety of quality Michigan-made ...

Staying connected: Residents working to combat harmful impacts of isolation

HOUGHTON — Elders in Michigan have been asked to stay home, like the rest of us. Many are going above-and-beyond to protect themselves from the dangers of COVID-19. Retirement and nursing homes are working hard to keep residents separated enough from the public and each other to prevent 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 WEST ISHPEMING — The boys’ and girls’ golf teams at Westwood High School are gaining steam at the appropriate time. With the Mid-Peninsula Conference ...

Bridge replacement starts Monday

HARVEY — County Road BAA, or Green Bay Street, at the bridge over the Chocolay River in Chocolay Township will be closed starting Monday for replacement of the bridge, according to the Marquette County Road Commission. The closure will last until October 15. For more information, call ...

Hit-and-run investigation continues

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a vehicle and pedestrian accident that occurred on May 7 near Sugarloaf Mountain and seriously injured one pedestrian. The hit-and-run crash took place around 3:45 p.m. May 7 on County Road 550 near Partridge Bay ...

Library board meeting Tuesday

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Public Library’s advisory board meeting will be held as scheduled, at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday via Zoom teleconference. The public is invited to attend. Telephone: dial 1-312-626-6799. The meeting ID is 867 1562 6269. The password is 570652.

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $1.84 $1.88 Marquette (Krist) $1.87 Marquette (Meijer) $1.86 Menominee (Admiral) $1.79 Hancock (Holiday) $1.79 Wakefield (Holiday) $1.79 Iron Mountain (Holiday) $1.76 Ishpeming (Holiday) $1.61 Negaunee (Holiday) $1.59 Baraga (Pines) $1.59 L’Anse ...

Giving back in a time of need

MARQUETTE — A group of 40 volunteers will help those in need, older adults and frontline workers, with winter cleanup by raking yards and also grocery delivery this morning and afternoon around the city of Marquette. United Way of Marquette County will be coordinating its Day of Service ...

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 ...

Board meeting to be held on Zoom

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Public Library’s advisory board meeting will be held as scheduled, at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday via Zoom teleconference. The public is invited to attend. Telephone: Dial +1 312 626 6799; Meeting ID: 867 1562 6269; Password: 570652