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Expect another huge blob of algae on Lake Erie this summer

Michigan News

TOLEDO, Ohio — Heavy rains that inundated the Great Lakes region this spring will fuel another massive algae bloom across parts of western Lake Erie later this summer, researchers said Thursday. Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expect this year’s bloom ...

Man sentenced on stalking charges

Michigan News

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Michigan man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for repeatedly stalking his ex-girlfriend in Minnesota. Federal prosecutors say 39-year-old Shawn Thomason of Hazel Park, Michigan, devised a plan to digitally stalk, harm, and abduct his ...

Supreme Court orders new trials

Michigan News

ALLEGAN, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court has ordered new trials for two men after finding that Allegan County juries were likely swayed by experts whose testimony went too far. In a unanimous decision, the court said experts can’t tell a jury that children usually don’t lie when ...

Body of missing swimmer recovered

Michigan News

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana conservation officers say the body of a missing teenager in has been recovered in southwestern Michigan. They say Chikaming Township Police in Berrien County, Michigan, told them that the body of a male matching the description of 17-year-old Rahem Mason ...

Michigan Denny’s under scrutiny

Michigan News

LANSING (AP) — Three young black women say a white man shouted racist abuse at them at a Denny’s in Michigan but when they complained to the manager, he tried to kick them out. LaMaya McGuire, Jennifer McEwen and Sasha Collins of Lansing say the attack occurred around 4 a.m. Oct. 14 at ...

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Vessels

Records

MARQUETTE — The Michipicoten is expected at 4 a.m. Saturday, the Joseph H. Thompson is expected at 6 p.m. Saturday, and the Michipicoten is expected at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Lake Superior & Ishpeming ore dock in Marquette's Upper Harbor.

Pound

Records

No strays were lodged at The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, which now is operating in its new building at 815 S. State Highway M553, Gwinn. Call 906-475-6661 or visit upaws.org to find out about animals waiting for adoption. Found and lodged at the Alger County Animal Shelter in ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

Superior History

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago NEGAUNEE – The Negaunee High School Orchestra left Tuesday for a long bus ride to Chicago, followed by a long flight to Frankfurt, West Germany, where the ...

Mountain Dew apologizes for map mistake

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Mountain Dew is trying to make amends after mislabeling the Upper Peninsula on its DEWnited States map. Maybe forgetting it altogether is a better way to put it. In the company’s new 50 states campaign that involves marketing bottles from all the states, including Michigan, ...

U.P. Energy Task Force holds inaugural meeting

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Keeping Upper Peninsula residents supplied with propane and natural gas was a primary topic of the inaugural Upper Peninsula Energy Task Force on Tuesday at Northern Michigan University in Marquette. The 19-member panel appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in June is tasked with ...

Thrifter Sisters Flea Market returns

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — The Thrifter Sisters Flea Market and Vintage Camper Show returns to Marquette Saturday. From 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Marquette County Fairgrounds attendees can shop vintage relics, handmade goods and repurposed furniture, enjoy music, food, a classic car show and tour vintage ...

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ at LST

Local

MARQUETTE — Lake Superior Theatre’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof” treats audiences to an engaging mix of stage veteran experience and youthful exuberance, subtlety and broad comedy, poignancy and vaudevillian one liners. All of these elements come together at several points, but ...

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 ...

Negaunee council to meet

Local

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council will hold two public hearings during its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18 at the Negaunee Senior Center. The subject of the first hearing will be a proposed Community Development Block Grant for improvements to the senior center building. The ...

5K scheduled for Saturday

Local

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette is asking the public to be aware of and considerate toward people crossing the street during the 5K for Foster Care event that will be held in Marquette Saturday. The event will begin at the Mattson Lower Harbor Park, with participants proceeding north ...

UP Blood Center needs blood

Local

MARQUETTE — The UP Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for all blood types. The center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba and Sault Ste. Marie and supplies 12 Upper Peninsula hospitals. Visit www.mgh.org/blood for center details. Currently, ...

Woman injured at Picnic Rocks

Local

MARQUETTE — One woman was transported to UP Health System-Marquette after falling at Picnic Rocks in Marquette’s Shiras Park Wednesday, according to the Marquette City Police Department. The woman slipped while walking on the rocks along the parking lot, hitting her head and falling into ...