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Art market coming up

Local

MICHIGAMME — The Michigamme Township Fall Artisans Market is set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown Michigamme in an outdoor venue. This event is open to the public. Concessions are available. Masks and social distancing guidelines will be observed.

State Senate leader: Absentee ballot processing bill still alive

Michigan News

LANSING — A bill that would allow Michigan clerks to start processing absentee ballots before Election Day is not dead, and the August primary legitimized concerns that some officials will not be able to quickly handle a surge of mailed-in ballots during the coronavirus pandemic, a ...

Weather

Records

Marquette and vicinity: Today: Sunny, with a high near 61. West wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 44. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph ...

Stocks

Records

AT&T ......................29.37 Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.. 6.24 Dow ........................ 49.23 Exxon ......................37.95 Flagstar....................31.38 Ford ...........................6.97 General Electric .........6.16 IBM ...

Lottery

Records

DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Classic Lotto 47: 16-22-25-26-35-47 Midday Daily 3: 6-5-4 Midday Daily 4: 7-9-9-2 Daily 3: 1-5-7 Daily 4: 7-2-6-2 Fantasy ...

Dear Annie

Community

Dear Annie: My adult daughter, who lives in a southern state with a notoriously high incidence of the coronavirus cases, informed us she would be bringing her boyfriend to our home when she visits us at Christmas. I’ve never met this gentleman and do not know his personal or social habits. My ...

The Coles Family Part 2

Superior History

Last week I told you about how the Coles family traveled from England and eventually settled on what we know as Coles Hill near the corner of McClellan Avenue and Washington Street in the mid-1800s. You also learned that Jeffrey Coles helped supply food to the abolitionists in what was called ...

Police Log

Local

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 ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

Local

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago SANDS TOWNSHIP — The air was filled with familiar aromas — pasties, chickens roasting on the spit, nachos, Italian sausage — while squeals of fright ...

MSU holding virtual food series

Local

MARQUETTE — Michigan State University Extension educators will be hosting an Investigating Food with Science series beginning today at 4 p.m. EDT. “Investigating Food with Science: The Science Behind Food Safety” is an after-school program exploring how cooking is an experiment and ...

LWV to hold local forum

Local

MARQUETTE — Do you have a question you’d like to ask the candidates running for the Marquette City Commission or Marquette County Sheriff? Send questions now to the League of Women Voters of Marquette County by email to dthomsona@gmail.com by Sept. 18. The Marquette County League will ...

Ishpeming Council meeting virtually Thursday night

Local

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday via Zoom teleconference. Items on the agenda include proposed letters of agreement between the city and Michigan Council 25 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees’ ...

Negaunee council to discuss Vista at Thursday meeting

Local

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council will discuss the recent roof collapse of the Vista Theater during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday. The council will also consider its 2021 budget, and a proposed commercial rehabilitation district. Dial in by calling 1-312-626-6799 and key ...

MSU: 124 new cases of virus among students off campus

Michigan News

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — More than 120 students last week reported positive results for the coronavirus — a “wake-up call to our community,” Michigan State University said Tuesday. The students, all living off campus, had symptoms and were tested on campus or reported the results ...

Grad students who teach launch strike at U-Michigan

Michigan News

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Graduate students who teach classes were on strike Tuesday at the University of Michigan over in-person instruction during the coronavirus pandemic and other issues. The strikers chanted and held umbrellas while marching in the rain. “I do not want my students ...