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Spring Fling birding fest around the corner

“We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather.” - Barbara Ehrenreich Last week’s winter storm had everyone talking in the Midwest, as snow, rain, freezing rain and ice delivered new complications. Traveling, roosting and ...

The calendar

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; ...

Dear Annie: Siblings are split on mother’s health care

Dear Annie: My three siblings and I are in a terrible situation right now over our 88-year-old mother. When she first moved into her seniors residence almost a year ago, one of the papers that we were asked to fill out was a DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) form. We didn’t think it was a good time to ...

Storm Spotters presentation held

MARQUETTE — Do you know how to spot a storm coming? At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Matt Zika, Warning Coordinator Meteorologist for the National Weather Service, will give a presentation entitled Storm Spotters in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room on the upper level of the library. ...

Spring Bazaar seeks vendors

MARQUETTE — Women Caring and Sharing/Altar Society of St. Peter Cathedral will be holding its annual Spring Bazaar and Luncheon from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 in the Church Hall, 311 W. Baraga Ave. This year the event will be featuring Maggie Linn prints along with: Jewelry, White Elephant, ...

MSO announces schedule

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2019-2020 season schedule: ≤Saturday, Sept.14 at 7:30 p.m. ≤ Saturday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. ≤ Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. — Sounds of the Holidays ≤ Saturday, Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. — Family Pops Concert ≤ ...

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Smolens hold ‘Out’ book release MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites patrons to award-winning author John Smolens release of his new book “Out,” the sequel to “Cold,” at 7 p.m. Monday in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room. Beginning where ...

The calendar

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; ...

New at Peter White Public Library

Looking for a great book to read while you’re waiting for that last bit of snow to melt? Come to the Peter White Public Library and check out our selection of new books about the history and culture of the Upper Peninsula! “Sundstrom’s Store 1909” by Ruth W. Smith is a series of ...

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Writing workshop set for NPL NEGAUNEE — Local talent Troy Graham will be at the Negaunee Public Library on Monday. He will hold a creative writing workshop at 5 p.m., and a family-friendly musical performance with harmonica player Colton Ort at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend ...

The calendar

sEDITOR’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 ...

Dear Annie: Shark on hunt

Dear Annie: My husband has a friend, “Ralph,” who is half his age and was recently married. Ralph’s wife, “Katherine,” is always texting my husband, and not me, to make plans to go out to eat. I have asked my husband several times to text Ralph back instead of his wife, but he has ...

Bulletin Board 4/17/19

Little Lake Legion fish fry Friday LITTLE LAKE — American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake will have a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. Friday. It will be the last fish fry until fall. The choices on the menu are walleye, whitefish (baked or fried), perch, cod (baked or fried), 21-piece shrimp, fantail ...

Differing perspectives on college admissions scandal

Dear Annie: My best friend and I agree on almost everything, but something has come up that has caused us to argue, and we decided to turn to you for advice. We both have children who are in their first year of high school, and when they graduate they want to go to college. Our argument has ...

Retired federal employees to meet next week

MARQUETTE — Members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1900 will hear a presentation by Marquette Senior Services Manager Maureen Sullivan at their next regular meeting at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24. Sullivan will speak about programs and opportunities ...

The calendar

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; ...

Niece’s nuptials causing conflict

Dear Annie: I am feeling so conflicted. My niece, “Melanie,” is getting married in June. Melanie is paying for her own wedding, with a little from her mom. She’s 31 now and was 5 when her parents (my brother and his wife) divorced. Long story short, things are acrimonious between ...

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Auditions for ‘Seussical’ starting CURTIS — Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis announces open auditions for “Seussical.” The first will be in the Newberry High School Auditorium from 6-8 tonight. Enter through the front door of the high school. Another will be at the Erickson ...

Dear Annie: In need of impartial assessment

Dear Annie: My oldest sister has five grown children. Four live out of town, and one lives with his mother. My sister has never been able to stand up for herself very well. The out-of-town children have been trying to get her money. They have even somehow made the court send her a letter to ...

The calendar

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; ...