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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

NEGAUNEE — Victories in all three tennis doubles matches — including the final bout of the day — gave the host Negaunee Miners a 4-3 girls dual meet tennis triumph over Gwinn Tuesday afternoon. Doubles teams of Laurie Young and Carrie Mapes, along with Kelly Kaikkonen and Amy Heikkenen put the team on a winning streak.

“The match that decided it was at No. 3 doubles,” Negaunee Coach Jack Tripp said after his netters pushed their season record to 1-3.

Chrystal Colson and Michelle Anderson of Negaunee outlasted Heather Erickson and Heidi Sather 4-6, 7-6, 6-3 to take the match.

“The key for us was to win that 7-6 tiebreaker in the second game to go into the third,” Tripp said.

90 years ago

MARQUETTE — Dr. T.R. Laughbaum, city health officer, examined 12 samples of milk during August, according to his monthly report. All samples were excellent grade, one of the best records for cleanliness being made during the year. All milk was reported to be “clean” or “very clean.” Butter fat content and bacteria count is recorded by dairy: Sicotte dairy – 3.9 and 35,000; Bancroft dairy – 5.4 and 18,000; Stenglein dairy – 3.8 and 42,000; John Downey farm – 3.5 and 60,000; Tri-City dairy – 3.6 and 15,000; Schwemin dairy – 3.6 and 18,000; F. Vandenboom – 3.8 and 40,000; Buck dairy (pasturized) – 4.2 and 16,000; Buck dairy (raw) – 4.5 and 35,000; Hillcrest dairy – 3.6 and 18,000; Max Quandt farm – 3.5 and 60,000; and Cloverleaf dairy – 4 and 48,000.

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