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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

MUNISING — Munising High School student Heather Nadeau has been named an All-American Scholar by the United States Achievement Academy. Nadeau was nominated by Principal Steven Peffers and will appear in the All-American Scholar Directory. The program recognizes superior students and is limited to those earning at least a 3.3 grade point average. Candidates must be nominated by a teacher, counselor, or other qualified sponsor. She is the daughter of John and Rachel Nadeau of Munising. Grandparents are Pershing and Ellen Nadeau of Munising, Kathryn Manninen of Chassell, and Ray and Fran Manninen of Lake Linden.

90 years ago

SAULT SAINTE MARIE — With harbor ice all over the Great Lakes softening and rapidly decreasing in thickness, preparations are going forward for a comparatively early opening of navigation, some marine observers predicting that shipping may begin to move in two weeks. It was learned here yesterday that a cargo of coal has been loaded at a lower lake port for shipment to Marquette and that it will be brought here for delivery to the Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway as soon as possible. It is expected that this will be the first boat to enter the Marquette harbor this spring. A report from Sault Ste. Marie yesterday stated that the fourth lock will be filled early next week and made ready for the opening of navigation.

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