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Calumet business cited for violating order

Michigan News

CALUMET — Cafe Rosetta in Calumet has been fined by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for violating the recent public health order, which was put in place to control the spread of COVID-19. Cafe Rosetta, located at 102 Fifth St., was issued a penalty of up to $1,000 for ...

Two die in Iron Mountain crash

Michigan News

IRON MOUNTAIN — Two people were killed in an accident in Iron Mountain on Monday. The Iron Mountain Police Department said the police department as well as the Iron Mountain Fire Department were dispatched to a personal injury accident on West “A” Street at about 6:15 p.m. Monday. ...

Commission to meet virtually

Local

MARQUETTE — Due to directives from the state, Monday’s Marquette City Commission meeting will be held virtually, with city commissioners and staff attending remotely through Zoom video conferencing. The meeting will be streamed on Channel 191 and YouTube starting at 6 p.m. The YouTube ...

Property tax bills to be mailed

Local

MARQUETTE — Winter tax bills totaling approximately $1.7 million will be mailed to Marquette City property owners on Monday. Tax collection begins Tuesday and payments are accepted at the Marquette City Treasurer’s office without penalty through Feb. 14. A penalty of three percent is ...

A helping hand

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Upper Michigan Chapter have been providing Thanksgiving meals to elders in need for several years. That tradition will continue this year in a format that protects both elders and volunteers from COVID-19. Rather than its traditional ...

Caution urged for Thanksgiving

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday issued Thanksgiving celebration guidance for vulnerable populations to help ensure their health and safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19. “While we are advising everyone to avoid Thanksgiving gatherings ...

Nessel investigating threats against county canvassers

Front Page News

LANSING — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said Tuesday that her office is investigating threats against election officials in Wayne County, where two Republicans voted against certifying the results last week before reversing course. Monica Palmer, the chair of the county’s ...

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 IRON COUNTY, Wis. — The first official state Christmas tree to come from Iron County, Wis. is more than just a holiday gift from the people of northern ...

VA to hold virtual town hall

Local

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain VA will hold a virtual Veteran Town Hall at 5 p.m. CDT Dec. 3 that will stream live on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vaironmountain. Leaders from the medical center will discuss the following: Iron Mountain VA’s current status and response to COVID-19, ...

Pop-up to raise funds for UPAWS

Local

MARQUETTE — UPAWS is having a pop-up holiday store from Friday through Sunday in the UPAWS Community Room at 815 South M-553. The hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. There are new styles of T-shirts, blankets, pom-pom hats, and scarves, as ...

Downtown parking free after 3

Local

MARQUETTE — In celebration of the holiday season, enforcement of the metered parking and two-hour customer parking areas will be suspended after 3 p.m. throughout Downtown Marquette Monday through Friday beginning Thursday and ending Dec. 27, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority ...

Alzheimer’s Association offers tips on celebrating safely

Community

LANSING — The holidays are supposed to be a special time for getting together with family and friends, but the risk of becoming severely ill from COVID-19 is even greater for individuals living with dementia, who tend to be older and have underlying health conditions. As the novel ...

US charities raise millions in wake of Beirut port blast

Michigan News

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — When Manal Saab heard that a massive explosion had struck Beirut, she grabbed her phone, frantically trying to reach loved ones there. The news she received was good: Her mother-in-law and sister-in-law, both of whom live not far from the Lebanese capital’s port ...

2 survive 1st crash, are hit, die

Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) — Two people who survived a collision between two cars along a Detroit freeway were struck and killed by a third vehicle as they stood next to their car on the freeway, state police said. Michigan State Police said both people died instantly Sunday night when a vehicle struck ...

Enbridge sues Michigan over oil pipeline shutdown order

Michigan News

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge filed a legal challenge Tuesday to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recent demand that the company shut down its oil pipeline that crosses the waterway connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. The Canadian company accused the state of overstepping its ...

Shirkey: Lawmakers told Trump they have no role in election

Michigan News

LANSING (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey on Tuesday sought to downplay his recent meeting with Donald Trump amid the president’s efforts to challenge Joe Biden’s win in Michigan, saying Republicans told Trump that state law does not give legislators a say in awarding electoral ...

Monitoring marine radio traffic on Grand Island, part 2

Superior History

MARQUETTE — The first part of the story about monitoring marine radio on Grand Island talked about the ribbons Loren Graham received for his assistance with Coast Guard operations and the fun encounter he had with a gentleman wearing a different sort of award at a prestigious event in ...