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No injuries in Portage Township fire

By GRAHAM JAEHNIG Daily Mining Gazette PORTAGE TOWNSHIP — No injuries were reported from a structure fire at Northwoods Cabins on U.S. 41, about four miles south of Houghton Friday morning. The Houghton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the fire call at approximately 5:30 a.m. ...

Revised site plan for proposed apartment project to be sent to city planners

MARQUETTE — Black Rock Crossing, a proposed 50-unit apartment project in Marquette is expected to submit a revised site plan to the city soon, according to Marquette City Planner Dave Sensaas. The development will be located at 1502 West Ridge St., in the block behind the former Shopko. ...

Height wasn’t taken into account

Dear Heloise: My 14-year-old refrigerator just died (even though I know they used to last longer). In my desire to find another French door model with a bottom freezer, I neglected to consider factors other than style, color and width. I’m short (about 5 feet, 1 inch tall), and because of the ...

What’s flying

“Today is an ephemeral ghost... A strange amazing day that comes only once every four years. For the rest of the time it does not “exist.”— Vera Nazarian Next week will include the day that makes the rest of the last four years all right. Next Thursday is Feb. 29, Leap Day, added to ...

Daniel Frederick Platt

MARQUETTE, MI- Daniel Frederick Platt, 66 , of Marquette, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2024, at his home. Daniel was born June 9, 1957 in Great Lakes, IL, the son of Leonard Arthur and Marcella Anna (Fallmer) Platt. He lived in a number of places while growing up, moving to Michigan in ...