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30 years ago
MARQUETTE — The Big Boy Restaurant in Marquette, previously owned by brothers Phil, Aaron and Larry Stein, has been sold to a new company, Upper Peninsula Big Boy. “The Steins have operated this restaurant successfully for 26 years,” said Bill Pesola of Marquette, president of Upper Peninsula Big Boy. “We are delighted to purchase a business rich in the traditions established by the Stein family. We are acquiring an experienced, dedicated group of loyal employees.” Few personnel changes are planned, although Pesola said some remodeling will begin immediately.
60 years ago
NEGAUNEE — Under the direction of Walter L. Daley, instrumental music supervisor in the public schools, the Negaunee High School band will present its annual outdoor concert Monday night on the lawn adjacent to the west entrance to the school. Soloist for the outdoor concert will be Tom Makela, clarinetist, who will play “Introduction ad Tarantella.” Director Daley also will feature a clarinet quartet in the selection “On the Boulevard.” The quartet is composed of Karen Stille, Esther Kauppila, Kay Williamson and Rae Mathews.