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Negaunee nonprofits

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NEGAUNEE — Two nonprofit organizations in Negaunee have been named recipients of a grant program sponsored by the city of Negaunee in partnership with WPPI Energy. Negaunee City Manager Nate Heffron said the Negaunee Little League was awarded $500 and the Vista Theater received $1,000 from ...

Land conservancies protect areas across state

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LANSING — Thousands of acres of endless trees and undisturbed waters belong to one of Michigan’s best-kept secrets. The 26 land conservancies spread out in every region of the state protect natural land from development and give residents an escape into nature. Conservancies acquire ...

Online academy approved

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ISHPEMING — An internet-based academy is one of the goals that’s come to fruition as part of the strategic planning that’s been underway at Ishpeming Public Schools. The Ishpeming Board of Education on Monday approved Ishpeming’s online academy to allow home-schooled students to take ...

Expert discusses mitigating cyber risks

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MARQUETTE — As National Cyber Security Awareness Month is observed this month in the U.S., the Economic Club of Marquette County hosted international attorney and strategic consultant Sean Kanuck during its monthly gathering Monday night to discuss the timely subject of mitigating cyber risks ...

Bulletin Board 10/16/18

Community

St. Joe’s fall bazaar coming up ISHPEMING — St. Joseph’s Parish, 1880 Prairie Ave., Ishpeming, will hold its 75th Fall Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Booths will feature baked goods, crafts, drawings, a white elephant sale and various vendors. At 11 a.m. a luncheon will be ...

Does Alzheimer’s patient get invite?

Community

Dear Annie: My father has late-stage Alzheimer’s and is in a nursing home. Do I send an invitation addressed to my dad and mom, my mom alone or my mom plus one? I want to acknowledge the fact that he is still alive, but I don’t want to act as if I have my head stuck in the ground. I’m ...

The calendar 10/16/18

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; ...

Strong arms to success

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ISHPEMING — Students at Aspen Ridge Middle School are getting strong-armed into learning about robotics, but in a good way. The new FIRST Tech Challenge team from the school is named the Robotic Strong ARMS, with ARMS being the acronym for the school. FIRST — For Inspiration and ...

Recording attracts lovestruck birds to woods

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LANSING — While Michigan’s efforts to restore a popular but endangered songbird succeeded by doubling its goal, nearby Wisconsin is experimenting with a new way of increasing its population. Every day, the love song of a Kirtland’s warbler calls throughout the Bayfield County Forest in ...

Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

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WASHINGTON — Low-income people in states that haven’t expanded Medicaid are much more likely to forgo needed medical care than the poor in other states, according to a government report due out Monday amid election debates from Georgia to Utah over coverage for the needy. The nonpartisan ...

Dryland Dash

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Musher Kaitlyn Tidwell and her dogs cross the finish line for the Adult Bikejor 2-dog race on Saturday morning at the third annual UP200 Dryland Dash held at the Negaunee Township Park. (Journal photo by Trinity Carey)

Board to consider resolution, budget

Local

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board will consider a resolution in support of security fencing around the ice rink at Lions Field at its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The resolution will allow township staff to seek assistive funding from the Michigan Participating Plan ...

Resource rally to be held tonight

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MARQUETTE — Today, Great Lakes PAIL Resources will be hosting a resource rally. The event will raise awareness, as well as provide support for the families in the community who have experienced pregnancy and/or infant loss. It will be at the Delft Bistro, 139 W. Washington St., Marquette ...

Maritime Museum closes for season

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MARQUETTE — Thr Marquette Maritime Museum’s last day for the 2018 season was Sunday. The museum will reopen in mid-May 2019. The public is invited to attend this winter the museum’s monthly Maritime History on Tap series at the Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette. The schedule of ...

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; ...

Eco Printing program, demo set

Community

MARQUETTE — The Lake Superior Art Association is hosting an Eco Printing program and demonstration at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Eco Printing is an art form that uses plants to transfer their botanical images onto paper. Michele Tuccini and Charlice Stewart will demonstrate the process, show ...

‘Chappaquiddick’ to be screened

Community

MARQUETTE — Bring lunch and get together with other movie lovers to watch “Chappaquiddick” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Peter White Public Library’s Heritage Room on the top floor of the library. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all. On July 18, 1969, Ted Kennedy ...

Holidays Gift Mart vendors sought

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HOUGHTON — Vendor booth applications are now being accepted for the 21st Annual Home for the Holidays Gift Mart, which will be held at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts in Houghton from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 24. The annual Home for the Holidays Gift Mart is a juried show, ...