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Superiorland Yesterdays

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 — The next stop for the winner of the 19th annual Miss Ishpeming Scholarship Pageant will be February’s Miss Superiorland pageant. Tara Leigh ...

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 — Marquette County Commissioners voted unanimously this week to implement the 911 emergency telephone district. Included in the district are ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago REPUBLIC — Republic Township voters gave their approval Tuesday to a franchise the township board granted in July to the Michigan Gas Co. The final tally ...

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 — Although some construction is yet to be completed, two-way traffic will be tested on North Third Street starting Thursday morning, when ...

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 — A grant of $11,250 was recently awarded to the Peninsula Waters Girl Scout Council by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek Mich. The ...

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 — Marie Lyons has been named Woman of the Year by the Hematite Business and Professional Women’s Club. The club chose Lyons for this honor ...

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 — The Shiras Planetarium will take a look this month at new vistas discovered by the Voyager II spacecraft. The show, “Voyager II – Last ...

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 — Ruth Berg of Channing, a student at Northern Michigan University’s School of Cosmetology, won the Fall Update ’89 statewide competition at ...

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 — Five-time state champion Brad Tangen and 1988 national runner-up Sherman Tangen were among the winners at the 1989 Upper Peninsula Michigan ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago NATIONAL MINE — National Mine School Principal Maxine Honkala received an American Association for State and Local History Award from Thomas Friggens, ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago NATIONAL MINE — National Mine School Principal Maxine Honkala received an American Association for State and Local History Award from Thomas Friggens, ...

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 — The two-way traffic plan for North Third Street is causing a gridlock of support and opposition among city businesses. A work session of the ...

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 — It was dubbed the “Snow Bowl” at the Negaunee High School football field Friday night. Both Negaunee and Marquette Senior High School knew ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago EBEN — Claiming its third championship in as many years, Jim’s Jocks defeated the NMU Hedgcocks, 79-75, here Sunday in the title game of the D&R ...

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 — Marquette County Lodge 2501 of the Order of the Sons of Italy held its eighth annual Upper Michigan Italian-American recognition dinner 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 BIG BAY — The forest fire that burned nearly 100 acres of isolated forest since Thursday was 90 percent contained Saturday night. According to Greg Lusk, ...

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 — Five of the Great Lakes “hotspots” identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are in the Upper Peninsula. The sites are Deer ...

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 — Sunday will be “Italian Heritage Night at the Museum” when the Carp River Forge Advisory Board hosts a program celebrating the area’s ...

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 — Lyle Rutter of Chatham and John Mayotte of Marquette, both corrections officers at Marquette Branch Prison, have received Rotary Club honors ...

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 — Fifty-one years ago on Halloween night, thousands of Americans fled their homes in terror, rushing to police stations and jamming the highways ...