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Super One Foods donates to youth football program

Spotlight

Super One Foods in Negaunee had a cookout for Marquette County Youth Football on June 16. Proceed total was $802.15. At left is Kevan Mitchell from Marquette County Youth Football. Also pictured is Kevin Champion, store manager of the Negaunee Super One.

Weather

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Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New precipitation amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch possible. Thursday, a chance of rain before 8 a.m., then a slight chance of ...

Two arrested in Gwinn cocaine, heroin bust

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GWINN — Two men were arrested Monday after police located more than 60 grams of suspected cocaine along with heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana, prescription pills and cash at two residences in Gwinn. The charges relating to the distribution of cocaine, crack cocaine and heroin were brought ...

Knights aid Aspen Ridge

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Clifford Trudell, left, and Larry Poissant, right, from the Grand Knight of the Columbus Council 1541 presented a check for $896.23 to Aspen Ridge Elementary principal Chris Marana for the special education department. The donation was raised as a part of the Knights of Columbus Annual Tootsie ...

Stocks

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AT&T ..................... 37.70 Cliffs N.Resources......6.67 Dow Chemical Co... 63.09 Exxon ...................... 81.11 Ford ......................... 11.08 General Electric ...... 27.21 IBM ...................... 154.75 International Paper ..56.18 Kimberly-Clark ...

Local briefing

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Blasting to cause traffic delays NEGAUNEE — The contractor for the Michigan Department of Transportation U.S. 41/M-28 repaving project in Negaunee will be conducting controlled drilling and blasting operations from today through Friday and again July 5-15. Crews will drill holes and ...

DDA aids Janzen House

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On June 20, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority donated $3,000 to the Janzen House. The Janzen House, located at 146 W. Spring St., provides low-cost transitional housing for men. The donation comes from the proceeds of the Downtown Spring Open Twisted Tea Off held in Downtown ...

Lottery

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DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Tuesday: Poker Lotto JD-JS-AS-4H-2S Midday Daily 3 4-5-8 Midday Daily 4 7-5-6-3 Daily 3 5-3-2 Daily 4 5-3-5-7 Fantasy 5 07-11-15-16-34 Estimated jackpot: ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — A fixture of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will fall prey to the wreckers ball this summer. The Guild Hall, located at 300 High St. adjacent ...

Police Log

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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 ...

Econo makes donation

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Zach Quinnell, manager at Tadych’s Econo Foods of Marquette, presents a check for $2,760 to Karmen Albert of Redeemer Lutheran Preschool.

The calendar

Community

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

Bulletin Board

Community

Ishpeming VFW summer hours set ISHPEMING — Ishpeming VFW 7345 has new summer hours. The post will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday. The post has air conditioning, a snack bar, pool table and a large screen TV. Area veterans, family, friends and guests are invited to drop in ...

Honoring Alvar

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Aug. 7 will mark 75 years since Alvar Liimatainen lost his life fighting for his country, Marquette’s first known World War II casualty. A special gathering at the Marquette Regional History Center Monday morning proved Alvar is not forgotten. The gathering brought together ...

Celebrity golf outing raises $122,600 for Beacon House

Local

MARQUETTE — The 2017 Upper Peninsula Celebrity Golf Classic held last week in Marquette brought in roughly $122,600 to support operations of the Beacon House. The amount is slightly lower than 2016’s fundraising total of $164,000, but organizers said it still surpassed the $30,000 goal ...

Weather

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Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday, showers likely, mainly after 3 p.m. Increasing clouds, with a high near 69. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and ...

First WWII casualty was ‘nice fellow,’ hero

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Shirley Moore remembers Alvar Liimatainen, Marquette’s first known World War II casualty. “I can say that Alvar was a very nice fellow,” said Moore, a 1939 Graveraet High School graduate, two years younger than Liimatainen. “He was almost shy when I first got to know him, ...

Lottery

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DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Monday: Lucky For Life 07-18-21-30-34, Lucky Ball: 5 Poker Lotto AH-3C-4C-9D-9S Midday Daily 3 4-2-5 Midday Daily 4 9-5-1-9 Daily 3 8-5-0 Daily 4 1-0-8-5 Fantasy ...