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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 MARQUETTE — High school students from the Marquette-Alger Intermediate School District will participate in a collective bargaining workshop Wednesday. ...

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 General Hospital’s $34 million North Building will be dedicated May 17, said MGH Board President Harlan Larson. The North ...

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 — The center line on the old Deadman’s Curve didn’t keep the driver of an unknown vehicle in his lane this winter. The vehicle left 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 NEGAUNEE — For two Negaunee families, one of the great lessons of hosting Soviet exchange students is the simple realization that Soviets and Americans ...

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 — Native American author and educator Vine Deloria Jr. will be Northern Michigan University’s spring commencement speaker. Deloria, who has ...

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 — If the 23rd annual Upper Peninsula Recreation Show lives up to the 22nd version of the popular event, thousands of area residents will soon be ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MUNISING — Officials at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore are hoping to find a long-lost Ojibwa burial ground at Sand Point. The Ojibwa camped in the ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference desk staff at Peter White Public Library. 30 years ago SAULT STE. MARIE — Gold braid and red bars gleamed in the sun Saturday as Rear Admiral Gregory Penington read the orders creating a new U.S. Coast Guard Reserve ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference desk staff at Peter White Public Library. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — A local bank will loan the Marquette County Airport Commission $100,000 to build a new fuel tank farm at the airport. The Marquette County Board of ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference desk staff at Peter White Public Library. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — U.S Rep. Bob Davis’ effort to repeal the federal user fee on recreational boats has gained wide support in Congress. Currently 128 congressional ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference desk staff at Peter White Public Library. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — It’s for certain. Cougars roam the Upper Peninsula, state biologists say. Department of Natural Resources biologist Bob Wood said Friday there’s no ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago TRIPOLI, Wis. — Despite concerns that mining could hurt tourism and the environment of Northern Wisconsin, some hotel, bar and restaurant owners view it ...

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 — A welcome home celebration for Operation Desert Shield/Storm personnel is planned for May 18 in Marquette, according to the chief executive ...

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 — Three candidates for the open city council position in Negaunee will square off in a candidate’s forum at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The open seat ...

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 Marquette County Commission Monday approved $2,000 to bring in two consultation firms to discuss improvements at the Shiras Zoo. 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 NEGAUNEE — Power supply in the eastern end of Negaunee was off for about 18 hours Saturday when ice-laden tree limbs downed power lines. City crews worked ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago SENEY— Improvements to the country’s 470 wildlife refuges, including three in the Upper Peninsula, is being reviewed by a subcommittee of the U.S. House ...

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 – Iron ore has been mined in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for nearly a century and a half, but it wasn’t until 1956 that the first iron ore ...

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 memory of John Voelker–Robert Traver to his literary fans–will live on through the John D. Voelker Foundation. The foundation was formed ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago ONTONAGON — Ontonagon Memorial Hospital officials expect an 18.4 percent reduction in Medicaid payments through state budget cutbacks. The reduction would ...