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Potential new cormorant management plan released

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LANSING — The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) has crafted a new plan to address double-crested cormorant conflicts. It proposes to allow the killing of as many as 77,000 of the migratory birds in the Mississippi and Central flyways each year. That covers 24 states, including Michigan. ...

Two McCarty’s Cove virus cases confirmed

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Health Department has become aware through contact tracing efforts of two confirmed cases of COVID-19 among people who attended the McCarty’s Cove beach gathering on the Fourth of July weekend. MCHD is recommending that anyone who attended the gathering ...

Stories to tell

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MARQUETTE — For those who enjoyed the Marquette Regional History Center’s historic Marquette bus tours in previous summers, organizers came up with a creative new way to offer the tours amid the COVID-19 pandemic: downloadable audio tours that feature notable characters and slices of local ...

Michigan agency orders hearing for bar tied to outbreak

Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING — Michigan liquor regulators on Thursday ordered an East Lansing bar to answer questions about a coronavirus outbreak that infected 186 people and was a factor in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision to halt indoor service at establishments that ...

Stocks

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AT&T ......................... 30.25 Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. ...5.70 Dow ............................43.67 Exxon .......................43.52. Flagstar...................... 28.19 Ford .............................6.80 General Electric .....7.07 IBM ...

Deficit elimination plan is approved

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission approved a deficit elimination plan for its street fund for fiscal year 2019. Monday evening during its meeting at City Hall where the public was not in attendance due to current executive orders. Commissioner Pete Frazier motioned to approve the ...

NRC OKs 2020 deer hunting regulations

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MARQUETTE — The Michigan Natural Resources Commission Thursday approved a new package of deer regulations at the commission’s regular monthly meeting, which was conducted in an online and conference call format due to COVID-19 public health and safety concerns. Michigan Department of ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

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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 ...

Volunteer opportunities

Community

Once the coronavirus situation is resolved, there will be volunteer opportunities available for willing people of all ages in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by calling 315-2607 — the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. ...

Lottery

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DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Friday: Poker Lotto: QS-4D-10D-9H-7S Midday Daily 3: 5-3-3 Midday Daily 4: 7-9-6-9 Daily 3: 2-6-8 Daily 4: 3-9-4-5 Fantasy ...

Peters’ bill will support business

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MARQUETTE — U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Hills, introduced legislation last week that would help strengthen the manufacturing industry by creating a National Institute of Manufacturing. Peters was joined by Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center President Mike Coast and Piston ...

Public mask use recommended

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MARQUETTE — UP Health System-Bell, Marquette and Portage are urging the community to wear face masks or cloth face coverings in public areas where social distancing is not easily achieved to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The hospital said in a news release that it has already instituted ...

Local governments can’t keep extra cash in tax foreclosures

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DETROIT — Local governments can’t keep a profit from the sale of tax-foreclosed properties, the Michigan Supreme Court said Friday in a sweeping decision that could lead to waves of payments to former owners across the state. State law allowed county treasurers to keep money left over ...

Portion of bike path in Harvey closed starting Wednesday

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HARVEY — The bike path between Silver Creek Road and the U.S. 41 and M-28 intersection in Chocolay Township will be closed starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday and re-open around Aug. 12, according to an announcement from Chocolay Township. The closure is needed for the safety of pedestrians ...

Camper conundrum

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NEGAUNEE — The city of Negaunee has begun enforcing an ordinance meant to prevent the parking of campers and motor homes on city streets. Negaunee City Manager Nate Heffron announced that the city police department began to enforce the ordinance, which states in part: “No person shall, ...

Police Log

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space ...