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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 MARQUETTE — Janice Maki, North Billings, Gwinn, was selected as the recipient of the Dr. Sharon Janzen Award at Northern Michigan University. 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 COPPER HARBOR—The U.S. Coast Guard says it will decommission the grounded cutter Mesquite on Jan. 31, officially writing off the crippled ship. Petty ...

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 ­—A Jan. 20 date is being eyed for the opening of the city of Negaunee’s luge run in the Lucy Hill area in the southeastern city limits. It ...

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 ­—As a new elementary school program begins in Negaunee, the public is invited to watch balloon launches Friday to signal its beginning. Two ...

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 — Women’s Musical Aerobics will start at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 9 at the Munising Community Center. The class meets twice weekly, Tuesday and Thursday ...

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—A national tournament to determine members of the U.S. Junior World ski jumping team will be held this weekend at the Suicide Bowl in Ishpeming. ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago CALUMET — Coby Beauchaine netted a hat trick to give the American Legion Bantam AA hockey team of Marquette a 6-2 win over Calumet Rotary Thursday night ...

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 NICE school board wants to know the public’s perception of its school district. The board voted unanimously to have a public opinion poll ...

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 34 members of Northern Michigan University’s Marching Band will ring in the new year by marching and playing in London’s City of ...

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—It may feel like the Upper Peninsula is getting its January temperatures in December this year, but it’s not. It’s actually colder than that. ...

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 — A 1929 Mural at Kaufman Auditorium has seen better days and the Marquette school board is considering a plan to restore it to its original ...

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—Thomas J. Sundberg has been elected to serve as the Worshipful Master of Negaunee Lodge 202 of the Free and Accepted Masons for 1990. Sundberg is ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago HARVEY—“The Holidays are going to be a lot nicer this year for the Hoskings,” said Ray Hoskings of Harvey after winning the $50,000 top prize on 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 SAULT STE MARIE — The upper Great Lakes shipping season has a month to run as ice advances south from Duluth Harbor in Lake Superior’s western end. 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 MARQUETTE—The gifts are piling up as the membership rolls of The Mining Journal Christmas Cheer Club continue to swell. “We have 145 on our list who are ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago AU TRAIN — Dorothy Boone Low said goodbye to her 4-year-old son Ronnie more than 30 years ago in Casper, Wyo. Then she disappeared. The family has ...

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 — Although the process is slow and doesn’t bring any guarantees of bearing fruit, Marquette resident Richard Hendricksen is still bent on ...

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 — Northern Michigan University juniors Jason Cornell and Ed Vopal have been named to the 1989 GLIAC All-Academic football team. Cornell, a repeat ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago SHINGLETON—When Kathy Salo found out that the young man approaching her in a Shingleton store had escaped from neighboring Camp Cusino, she expected him ...

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 — Two wolf-like animals found shot to death in the Upper Peninsula woods turn out not to be pure wolves, a Department of Natural Resources ...