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Editorial

Halloween costumes selected with common sense

With Halloween just a week away, costumes have been prepared and lay waiting, as many of us are left hustling to the local stores in search of candy to pass out. The holiday is a very exciting time for children, but it’s important to remind them that a great Halloween is also a safe ...

Liaison officer should bridge student-police connections

Is there such a thing as being too safe, especially in a school? The city of Marquette, Marquette Area Public Schools and the Kaufman Foundation have teamed up to add a second full-time liaison officer for MAPS. A Marquette city police detective will handle the more investigative issues ...

YMCA donation puts organization on firm footing

Love might make the world go ’round but very often it’s volunteers — and philanthropy, in particular — that makes small cities like the ones in Superiorand work well. That was clearly on display Saturday in Marquette when David and Thu Brule used the YMCA’s celebration of its ...

E-skimming threatens business web commerce

With increasing amounts of commerce being conducted over the web, businesses have had to work hard to stay one step ahead of the crooks, with firewalls, passwords and similar protections in common use just about everywhere to protect web traffic. But now, the authorities are warning about ...

City commission right in honoring indigenous people

While a great many people were focused on its vote to approve recreational marijuana in Marquette, the city commission took what some might have overlooked earlier this week when it unanimously approved a motion to designate the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Marquette ...

Like quilts? Check out Saturday event from local group

We encourage everyone to find some time this weekend to visit a special exhibit: the 2019 Autumn Comfort Quilts Show. Presented by the Marquette County Quilters Association, the show takes place at Northern Michigan University’s Northern Center Grand Ball Room from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...