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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 CURTIS — The Wisconsin Trailblazers Sled Dog Club, Inc. is coming to the Upper Peninsula in mid-February for a sanctioned, professional sled dog race in ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago PALMER – The Albert Herman family was determined to have the best Christmas display in Richmond Township, netting a $100 prize. Earning the $75 second ...

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 — John Okonkowski, an associate vice president of investments of Prudential-Bache Securities Inc., has received the Superior Service award. ...

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 — Four L’Anse High School students knew the answers to dozens of obscure, bizarre questions Jan. 8, scoring 210 points in a win over Superior ...

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 — Robert Olson plans to do more than study under Northern Michigan University’s Study Abroad Program. When he recently left for Austria under ...

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 — The Marquette Township building and grounds caretaker got more than he bargained for when he requested the township buy a snowblower for his ...

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 president of Rotary International will be in town Monday to visit Upper Michigan Rotarians. Hugh Archer of Dearborn plans to address 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 MUNISING — A work by local poet and photographer Tom Smith was chosen as the cover photograph for “Chiron Review,” a quarterly literary magazine. ...

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 chemistry professor from Wayne State University in Detroit will lecture on depletion of the ozone Wednesday at Northern 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 MARQUETTE — Much of this week’s meeting of the Marquette school board was spent hearing a report on the district’s scores on the 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 MARQUETTE — Janice Maki, North Billings, Gwinn, was selected as the recipient of the Dr. Sharon Janzen Award at Northern Michigan University. 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 COPPER HARBOR—The U.S. Coast Guard says it will decommission the grounded cutter Mesquite on Jan. 31, officially writing off the crippled ship. Petty ...

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 ­—A Jan. 20 date is being eyed for the opening of the city of Negaunee’s luge run in the Lucy Hill area in the southeastern city limits. 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 NEGAUNEE ­—As a new elementary school program begins in Negaunee, the public is invited to watch balloon launches Friday to signal its beginning. Two ...

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 — Women’s Musical Aerobics will start at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 9 at the Munising Community Center. The class meets twice weekly, Tuesday and Thursday ...

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 national tournament to determine members of the U.S. Junior World ski jumping team will be held this weekend at the Suicide Bowl in Ishpeming. ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago CALUMET — Coby Beauchaine netted a hat trick to give the American Legion Bantam AA hockey team of Marquette a 6-2 win over Calumet Rotary Thursday night ...

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 NICE school board wants to know the public’s perception of its school district. The board voted unanimously to have a public opinion poll ...

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 34 members of Northern Michigan University’s Marching Band will ring in the new year by marching and playing in London’s City 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 NEGAUNEE—It may feel like the Upper Peninsula is getting its January temperatures in December this year, but it’s not. It’s actually colder than that. ...