Superiorland Yesterdays

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 in the outlying areas of the Upper Peninsula and northeastern Wisconsin should begin receiving WNMU-TV 13 in July without worry of ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago IRON MOUNTAIN — If you were granted a 30-minute audience with Pope John Paul II, what would you want to discuss? With the pontiff scheduled to arrive in ...

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 — “Good Man in the Woods,” the first documentary film to focus entirely on the Upper Peninsula, will premier Sept. 26 at the historic ...

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 — The city will look into the cost of re-opening the “Hot Pond” swimming area for the summer of 1988, but no decision will be made until 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 — Another successful Lake States Logging Congress has come and left Marquette, but the event won’t soon be forgotten. Thousands of people ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago HARVEY — Several Chocolay Township police cadets found out the other night what it is like to be on both sides of the law during a mock gun battle at the ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago NEWBERRY — The city of Newberry was selected by the Federal Communications Commission to be the site of a new FM radio station. Anyone interested in ...

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 — Downtown business representatives in Marquette and Negaunee remain undaunted at the prospect of seeing major stores leave their shopping ...

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 — It’s not every year that the Michigan Artrain chugs its way into the Upper Peninsula, but on Wednesday it will be on the tracks near ...

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 — Bear hunters in the central Upper Peninsula will have the best chance of bagging a Michigan bruin again this season, reports the Michigan ...

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 — Anneli Hagglund, a member of the Swedish national swimming team, has enrolled as a freshman at Northern Michigan University and will compete ...

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 – Seasonal job gains are credited with a substantial drop in the Upper Peninsula’s unemployment rate in July, bringing it to the lowest point ...

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 – Upper Peninsula residents can travel in style by calling Superior Limousine Service. The recently-opened business at 741 W. Washington St., ...

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 — The nearest skateboard competitions may be in Milwaukee and Chicago, but that doesn’t dampen the enthusiasm of four Marquette teens for the ...

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 — Recipients of the 1987 Marquette Beautification and Restoration awards were honored at a luncheon Thursday at Clark’s Landing. Sally May ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago AU TRAIN — The Au Train Bay boat launch site on Lake Superior was improved this year at a cost of more than $5,000 in a cooperative project between the ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago HARVEY — Harvey Mini-Mart posted a 14-2 season record en route to the Ishpeming Major Little League championship this season. Team members are: bat boy ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago SANDS TOWNSHIP — Michigan’s contribution to a new national monument, a 1-billion-year old rock, was loaded aboard a truck at Lindberg’s Gravel Pit ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago NEGAUNEE — Some people’s interest in fishing starts to wane at this time of year, except those waiting for the salmon run. Yet, Jeffrey Poutanen, 11, ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago ISHPEMING — An update on the remedial action plan for mercury contamination of Deer Lake has been scheduled for Wednesday in Marquette. The body of ...