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Chassell man arrested by UPSET

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HOUGHTON — A 34-year-old Chassell man faced arraignment in 97th District Court, Houghton County on Monday following a two-month Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team investigation. UPSET officers arrested Jon Lister on Friday. He is charged with five felony counts of delivery of ...

Sons of Union Veterans have new commander

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Patrick Kennedy (left) of Menominee was honored as outgoing commander of Camp 266 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War at its annual meeting. The new commander is Dr. James Strain of Marquette. He was installed by past Department of Michigan Commander David W. Smith of Traverse City. ...

Shiras Institute donates to YMCA

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The Shiras Institute is making its donations for the year. Pictured is Jim Reevs from The Shiras Institute giving a check for $10,000 to Jenna Zdunek from the YMCA. This is part of a multi-year pledge to the YMCA.

Devil Dogs salute Tracey Tippett

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The Marine Corps League Military Order of Devil Dogs for the State of Michigan recently awarded Tracey Tippett of the Lake Superior Detachment the Pack Dog of the Year for the State of Michigan. The Military Order of Devil Dogs is a fun and honor society that is part of the Marine Corps League. ...

Scouts thank Pastor Fike

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A press release accompanying this photo reads: “Thank you Pastor Ron Fike for being the chaplain and Executive Officer to Cub Scout Pack 333 of Gwinn. 32 Cub Scouts and 12 Boy Scouts and families are continuously being lifted in prayer by the small town pastor of Gwinn United Methodist ...

U.P. Diabetes Outreach Network available

Community

MARQUETTE — Since COVID-19 started, are you having trouble taking care of yourself? Have you gained weight, found yourself frequently eating junk food and sitting in front of the TV or computer? This can be harmful if you have diabetes, kidney disease, heart problems, a physical disability, ...

Charges dropped against Michigan barber who reopened shop

Michigan News

OWOSSO, Mich. (AP) — Misdemeanor charges are being dropped against a Michigan barber who defied Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and reopened his shop last spring during the coronavirus pandemic, a lawyer said Monday. The case against Karl Manke of Owosso fizzled after the Michigan Supreme Court on ...

Dear Annie

Community

Dear Annie: I have been married for over 20 years to a woman who has been a good mom, but not a woman I am in love with. I care about her tremendously, but I have lost all interest in her romantically. She refuses to work to help with the rising cost of living and impending college tuition ...

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 ...

MSU offering online courses

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MARQUETTE — MSU Extension is offering a free online series entitled “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” for six consecutive Tuesdays from 1-2:30 p.m. EST starting Nov. 17 via Zoom. The entire six-week series (Nov. 17- Dec. 22) provides caregivers support and tools to help caregivers in a ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — Donna E. Berryman of Marquette has been reelected national trustee of the North American Benefit Association, a fraternal benefit society ...

DAR monthly meeting coming up

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MARQUETTE — The Onagomingkway Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, will hold its monthly meeting from noon to 3 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the Big Boy Restaurant, located at 1950 U.S. 41 in Marquette. Attendees are asked to plan on ordering a meal. If you have questions about genealogy ...

Winter coat effort ongoing

Local

MARQUETTE — Operation Winter Wear, an outreach of Silver Creek Thrift and Silver Creek Church providing new and like-new adult and child-sized winter coats to those in need, will take place Nov. 11 through Nov. 14. Distribution will be by appointment only. Call the church at 249.1715 ...

Christmas tree permits available

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MARQUETTE — Christmas tree permits will be available to purchase online through Recreation.gov for the upcoming holiday season. Purchase information and details about designated cutting areas, dates and types of trees that may be cut can be found here ...