Banshee memorial set for Aug. 24

MARQUETTE – Longtime U.P. 200 Sled Dog Race mascot Banshee will be remembered at a memorial event at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24.

The event will take place at Harvey Baptist Church, 224 Silver Creek Road. The gathering will be a time of celebration and closure for Banshee’s friends.

An Alaskan malamute, Banshee died on Aug. 9 at the age of 13. For more information, visit Banshee’s Facebook page at