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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 — Jilbert Dairy Inc. was honored Saturday with the Marquette Ambassadors 1987 Small Business of the Year Award. The award, presented during the ...

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Trappers event is Saturday HERMANSVILLE — U.P. Trappers District 3 has announced the topics and times of the demonstrations at the 13th Annual Workshop for beginning trappers. This event will take place in Hermansville Saturday at the Community Center. It starts at 8 a.m. (all times CST) ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.63 $2.72 Negaunee Holiday $2.72 Ishpeming Holiday $2.71 Marquette Washington Krist $2.69 Munising Holiday $2.69 Wakefield Holiday $2.69 Laurium Marathon $2.65 Ontonagon Holiday $2.59 Gladstone Holiday $2.53 Baraga Pines $2.41 Menominee Admiral * Source: ...

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 ...

K9’s return a positive for Delta County sheriff

ESCANABA — The Delta County Sheriff’s Department reinstated its K-9 program with the addition of K-9 “Jet” last fall. According to department officials, the dog has been a great extension of the sheriff’s task force. According to Deputy James McDonough, K-9 Jet’s handler, having ...

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Dogs killed in Humboldt Twp. fire MARQUETTE — A fire at a Humboldt Township home on County Road FX was reported at 1:40 p.m. on Tuesday, according to Humboldt Township Fire Department officials. Three dogs were killed in the fire and the home was deemed a total loss. The home’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 ...

Marquette woman pleads guilty to felony drug charges

MARQUETTE — Stephanie Dawn Ray of Marquette on Thursday pleaded guilty in Marquette County Circuit Court to a felony drug charge of possession of cocaine, heroin or another narcotic, less than 25 grams, and a misdemeanor charge of attempted assaulting, resisting or obstructing a police ...

MDOT, MSP to talk winter roads

ISHPEMING — Representatives from the Michigan Department of Transportation, Michigan State Police and other local road and law enforcement agencies will present information Thursday on how roads are maintained during winter, and how drivers should respond to slippery conditions and reduced ...

Builders exchange scholarships

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Builders Exchange is awarding five $1,000 scholarships to qualifying senior high school students who are pursuing careers in the construction industry. Students who will be attending either college, vocational, technical or trade school in 2018 are ...

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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 ...

Additional funding announced for UP SmartZones

HOUGHTON — Upper Peninsula SmartZone grants have been approved for extension, providing more funds for exploring new ideas. This January, the Michigan Strategic fund approved funding extensions for its 2015 and 2016 Business Incubator Gatekeeper grants the Michigan Economic Development ...

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‘Michigan Medical Marihuana 101’ MARQUETTE — Shelly Edgerton, director of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will present “Michigan Medical Marihuana 101” at Northern Michigan University. Her talk is scheduled at 5 p.m. Feb. 7 in 2904 West Science. It is open ...

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 ...

Coach Jeff Olson holds ‘Do it For Daniel’ presentations in Escanaba

ESCANABA — Personable, kind, athletic and smart. These were just some of the adjectives Jeff Olson used to describe his son, Daniel. Olson, a high school teacher, father, and football coach at Ishpeming High School in Ishpeming, visited Escanaba Junior and Senior High School students Thursday ...

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Catholic Schools Week through Feb. 3 MARQUETTE — Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2018 is Jan. 28-Feb. 3. Schools typically observe the annual ...

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 — Who to believe? That was the question asked by a young man toward the end of Thursday night’s debate between counterculture hero Abbie ...

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 ...

MSPC investigation still ongoing

MARQUETTE — As stated in an article on 1A of Sunday’s paper, the Michigan Public Service Commission staff has completed an assessment of the estimated billing practices of the Upper Peninsula Power Company. The investigation is still open, according to MPSC officials.