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DNR wildlife educational offerings LANSING — The deadline to register for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ free wildlife educational opportunities is approaching. These resources offer educators a fun way to integrate the state’s unique flora and fauna into their curriculum, ...

Oktoberfest on Iron Street

Above, from left, Aylee, 5, Emmy, 3, and Easton Guenette, 9, sit in front of Old Bank Building Antiques enjoying a lollipop at Negaunee’s Oktoberfest held in downtown Negaunee Saturday afternoon. At right, from left, Heather, Eric, Owen, 2, and Eli Jarvi, 5, take in all the activities at the ...

Petrocik honored for RSVP service

Renae Petrocik, center, was honored at Thursday’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program appreciation dinner. She was presented with the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation award, which was established in 2003 to recognize the remarkable contributions made by volunteers. ...

UNITED Conference planned

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will hold its annual Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity — UNITED — Conference Monday and Tuesday. UNITED is composed of a broad range of presentations and films. A complete schedule with relevant links is available at ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — Residents’ movement against a proposed landfill in Marquette Township gained momentum Monday night when they organized into a group calling ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.45 $2.67 Munising (Holiday) $2.65 Hancock (Holiday $2.57 Marquette (Ojibwa Express) $2.57 Negaunee (Holiday) $2.51 Marquette (Krist) $2.51 Gladstone (Holiday) $2.49 Ishpeming (Elaine’s) $2.40 Sault Ste. Marie (USA Marathon) $2.38 Menominee ...

Police Log

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 ...

Local briefing

Presque Isle Ave. closing for work MARQUETTE — Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Presque Isle Avenue will be closed from College Avenue to Fair Avenue to through traffic for reconstruction work, according to an announcement from the city of Marquette. It is expected the Kaye Avenue intersection ...

Police Log

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 ...

Local briefing

Streets closed for NMU parade MARQUETTE — Beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Northern Michigan University will be holding its annual homecoming parade. The following streets will be closed to through traffic for the parade: Pine Street from Lakeshore Boulevard to Fair Avenue; Fair from Pine ...

Oktoberfest returns to Negaunee

NEGAUNEE — The leaves are turning and Negaunee is set to celebrate Oktoberfest this weekend. The third annual event, sponsored by a group of downtown Negaunee businesses, promises fun, food and drink for all ages starting at noon Saturday and continuing into the evening. Oktoberfest ...

Police Log

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

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — Local audiences have been stimulated by some of the finest names on the nation’s lecture circuit during the past few years — courtesy the ...

Local briefing

City hall water interrupted MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Hall renovation project is requiring a hot water heater and valve replacement. To perform this upgrade, the building water supply will be interrupted with the following schedule: Today — 4 to 7 p.m. Water will be shut off to the ...

Police Log

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 ...

Anderton Trail System dedicated

MARQUETTE — The trails inside Presque Isle Park have been there for quite a while, but now they have a name: the John B. Anderton Trail System. Anderton was a popular geography professor and head of the Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences at Northern Michigan ...

Local briefing

U.S. 41 water main work starts MARQUETTE — Beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, U.S. 41 between Tonti Road and Cliffs Power Road will experience traffic disruptions due to water main construction work, according to a city announcement. The construction will require one southbound lane be ...

Dogs strut along Lakeshore Boulevard for UPAWS

The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter held its biggest fundraising event of the year, the 12th annual Strut Your Mutt event, Saturday. Hundreds of dog-owners brought their animal friends to Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette to walk along Lakeshore Boulevard. Many dogs, like Cooper, ...