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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

MARQUETTE — Applications for bear hunting permits for next fall are still available. The deadline for applications is Wednesday. There will be 4,191 permits issued for next fall, including 3,191 for seven bear management units in the Upper Peninsula. The season is being split into two hunt periods this year. The U.P. units will have seasons from Sept. 10 to Oct. 16 and Sept. 15 to Oct. 21. The exception to those dates is on Drummond Island, where a limited season will be from Oct. 8-14. Bear hunting guides defining where the units are and how many permits are available for each unit are available at license dealers and state Department of Natural Resources offices. Persons not receiving a harvest tag for the unit they apply for will have the option of obtaining any leftover tags for other units or receive a refund on their application fee. The cost of applying for the license and a harvest tag is $14.35. Seniors and lifetime license holders can pick up applications at any DNR office for no charge.

60 years ago

MARQUETTE — Mrs. Carroll Paul, curator of the Marquette County Historical Society, has registered for two courses to be held in July during the Seminars on American Culture which the New York State Historical Association is holding at Fenimore House in Cooperstown, N.Y. Mrs. Paul has registered for courses titled “The Dynamic Historical Society” and “Archeology for the Amateur.” Dr. Albert B. Corey, New York State historian, will head the faculty of the seminar on “The Dynamic Historical Society,” and chairman of the course on “Archaeology for the Amateur,” will be John Witthoft, anthropologist, ethnologist and officially state archeologist of Pennsylvania.

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