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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 GULLIVER—What looked like the highest gas prices in the Upper Peninsula turned out to be a ruse to keep potential customers at bay. The state Department ...

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—Bonnie Teliin was promoted to vice president/trust officer at First of America Bank. Teliin, who began her career with the bank eight years ago, ...

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 W.K. Kellogg Foundation has opened a part-time office at the First National Bank in Munising. The office will be open Fridays for meetings ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago COVINGTON — A Skandia man was forced to land his plane on a deserted highway Sunday night when the single-engined aircraft apparently ran out of fuel, ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago SAULT STE. MARIE — Coast Guard Lt. Sandra Stosz is taking command of the 140-foot Great Lakes icebreaker Katmai Bay, an event she downplays. “I don’t ...

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 Inaugural Busch Pub Men’s Fastpitch Softball Tournament kicks off at Hurley Field here tonight with three games. At 6:15 p.m., ...

Superiorland Yeterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — The final concert of the season by the Marquette City Band will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Presque Isle Band Shell. David Dagenais, band ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago SENEY—The state Department of Natural Resources has awarded a $59,510 grant to control erosion along the Fox River. The grant will be administered by 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 ISHPEMING —The Easter Seal Society and Kenny Rehab are sponsoring a picnic for U.P. polio survivors, their families, and guests on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at ...

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 — Travis Hunt of Gwinn served notice Friday he’ll be a force to be reckoned with in the Fourth Annual Upper Peninsula Cycling Championships ...

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 Shiras Planetarium plans to end its summer with a program on the life and works of Albert Einstein. “The Universe of Dr. Einstein” ...

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 — Entering just its fourth year of existence, the Michigan Iron Industry Museum is fast becoming one of the Upper Peninsula’s main tourist ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago HOUGHTON — A tiny sawfly has turned ornamental yard trees ugly this summer in Houghton and Keweenaw counties. Earlier reports blamed a small wasp for ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago BARAGA — More than 3,000 people are expected to join hundreds of Native Americans from the Midwest and Canada this weekend during the 12th Annual Keweenaw ...

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 — Tickets for “Gathering on the Threshing Floor,” a locally written and produced play, are on sale from 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays in the Forest ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

30 years ago ST. IGNACE — She has been a lonely and largely forgotten lady of the lakes since 1927, when the last of her four keepers closed the door on St. Helena Lighthouse. In its heyday, the 71-foot lighthouse overlooking northern Lake Michigan was an important stop for wood-burning lake ...

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 — Baraga and L’Anse schools will have $96,700 to spend on Native American language, tutoring, and counseling programs this year. The Office of ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in the city of Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — The Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association of Marquette County will host the U.P. Hamfest and Electronic Hobby Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 ...

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 Marquette City Band’s Thursday concert, “Music Americana,” will feature a variety of familiar patriotic and traditional selections ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago ESCANABA — The Bishop Noa Home for Senior Citizens received a $300,000 grant for its building fund. The grant came from the Generalate of the Sisters of ...