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Superiorland Yesterdays

Superiorland Yeterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — The final concert of the season by the Marquette City Band will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Presque Isle Band Shell. David Dagenais, band ...

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—The state Department of Natural Resources has awarded a $59,510 grant to control erosion along the Fox River. The grant will be administered by 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 —The Easter Seal Society and Kenny Rehab are sponsoring a picnic for U.P. polio survivors, their families, and guests on Wednesday, Aug. 8 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 — Travis Hunt of Gwinn served notice Friday he’ll be a force to be reckoned with in the Fourth Annual Upper Peninsula Cycling Championships ...

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 plans to end its summer with a program on the life and works of Albert Einstein. “The Universe of Dr. Einstein” ...

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 — Entering just its fourth year of existence, the Michigan Iron Industry Museum is fast becoming one of the Upper Peninsula’s main tourist ...

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 — A tiny sawfly has turned ornamental yard trees ugly this summer in Houghton and Keweenaw counties. Earlier reports blamed a small wasp for ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago BARAGA — More than 3,000 people are expected to join hundreds of Native Americans from the Midwest and Canada this weekend during the 12th Annual Keweenaw ...

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 — Tickets for “Gathering on the Threshing Floor,” a locally written and produced play, are on sale from 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays in the Forest ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

30 years ago ST. IGNACE — She has been a lonely and largely forgotten lady of the lakes since 1927, when the last of her four keepers closed the door on St. Helena Lighthouse. In its heyday, the 71-foot lighthouse overlooking northern Lake Michigan was an important stop for wood-burning lake ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago L’ANSE — Baraga and L’Anse schools will have $96,700 to spend on Native American language, tutoring, and counseling programs this year. The Office of ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in the city of Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — The Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association of Marquette County will host the U.P. Hamfest and Electronic Hobby Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 ...

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 City Band’s Thursday concert, “Music Americana,” will feature a variety of familiar patriotic and traditional selections ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago ESCANABA — The Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens received a $300,000 grant for its building fund. The grant came from the Generalate of the Sisters of ...

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 — Ruby, a 3-week-old raccoon, found some friends in Jamie Maslanka, 7, and Jennie Maslanka, 9, whose mother, Paula, rescued the abandoned kit ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago HANCOCK — FinnFest USA ‘90, which is expected to draw 5,000 people to Suomi College’s campus, has captured the attention of the national media. ...

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 — The Republic Township Economic Development Committee is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the capture of a new business that ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago BARAGA — The Baraga County Kiwanis will sponsor a Wisconsin-style fish boil during Lumberjack Days in Baraga. All-you-can-eat dinners of lake trout steak, ...

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 U.S. Census Bureau opened a second campaign this week to reach Upper Peninsula residents who may not have been counted this spring. About ...

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 Area Jaycees received three awards from Jaycee state headquarters for the 1989-90 year. The awards were: Chapter of the Year for ...