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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 — Five-time state champion Brad Tangen and 1988 national runner-up Sherman Tangen were among the winners at the 1989 Upper Peninsula Michigan ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago NATIONAL MINE — National Mine School Principal Maxine Honkala received an American Association for State and Local History Award from Thomas Friggens, ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago NATIONAL MINE — National Mine School Principal Maxine Honkala received an American Association for State and Local History Award from Thomas Friggens, ...

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 two-way traffic plan for North Third Street is causing a gridlock of support and opposition among city businesses. A work session of 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 — It was dubbed the “Snow Bowl” at the Negaunee High School football field Friday night. Both Negaunee and Marquette Senior High School knew ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago EBEN — Claiming its third championship in as many years, Jim’s Jocks defeated the NMU Hedgcocks, 79-75, here Sunday in the title game of the D&R ...

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 — Marquette County Lodge 2501 of the Order of the Sons of Italy held its eighth annual Upper Michigan Italian-American recognition dinner and ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago BIG BAY — The forest fire that burned nearly 100 acres of isolated forest since Thursday was 90 percent contained Saturday night. According to Greg Lusk, ...

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 — Five of the Great Lakes “hotspots” identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are in the Upper Peninsula. The sites are Deer ...

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 — Sunday will be “Italian Heritage Night at the Museum” when the Carp River Forge Advisory Board hosts a program celebrating the area’s ...

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 — Lyle Rutter of Chatham and John Mayotte of Marquette, both corrections officers at Marquette Branch Prison, have received Rotary Club honors ...

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 — Fifty-one years ago on Halloween night, thousands of Americans fled their homes in terror, rushing to police stations and jamming the highways ...

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 — Larry Heiskanen was installed as president of the Superiorland Marquette Kiwanis Club during ceremonies Sept. 28 at the Garden Room ...

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 — Marquette City Manager David Svanda hopes the arrival of civic leaders for the Michigan Municipal League’s annual convention will ...

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 — Closure of the Ropes Gold Mine doesn’t surprise Wattsson & Wattsson Jewelers of Marquette, whose main claim to fame is its “Michigan ...

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 — On Sunday at Richard Jopling American Legion Post 44 here, Fran Bureau won’t be expected to serve members and visitors at a post function ...

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—Jackie Peterson of Curtis was the grand prize winner in the Seney National Wildlife Refuge photo contest. Her winning photo, entitled ...

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 1988 fourth grade class at Vandenboom Elementary School in Marquette is a winner in the President’s Environmental Youth Award National ...

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 — Two boxes of radioactive material that bounced off a hospital delivery truck were found and taken home by a Houghton resident, state police ...

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 — Acid rain is washing essential minerals off leaves and branches of hardwood trees, forest researchers say. A group of scientists from the ...