Community

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; ...

Bulletin Board

Cemetery walk scheduled MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center presents the: Annual Cemetery Walking Tours at Park Cemetery June 25 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Join in this ever-popular walking tour of a local cemetery, this year’s theme honoring artists. Art Week will be in full ...

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer opportunities available for willing people of all ages in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by calling 315-2607 — the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Younger potential volunteers should contact the agencies ...

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

Dear Annie: I lived with my husband for 50 years. We met spontaneously, and I moved in with him soon afterward. He was different from the norm. He was smart, always outgoing and had many great friends. I fell deeply in love. We got married after a few years together and began to build our ...

Erickson center exhibit coming up

CURTIS — The “Visions between the Lakes” exhibit at the Erickson Center for the Arts’ Waterfront Gallery offers works of art from two Northern Exposure Featured Artists, Karen Tembreull and Cameron Wilcox. Cameron Wilcox is a hobby photographer working out of Marquette. His photos ...

Beautification committee to meet

NEGAUNEE — The June meeting of the Negaunee Beautification Committee will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. at the Pocket Park on Iron Street. Garden maintenance and planting will take place prior to a short meeting at the Midtown Cafe and Bakery. No experience in gardening is needed and all ...

What’s flying

“Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly.” — Pablo Neruda Mid-June and but for the greenery, it still seems like spring. The vernal solstice is just a week away, coming at 11:54 a.m. local time next Friday, the 21st. The variation in the ...

Bulletin Board

NMU to host colloquium MARQUETTE — Repeated exposure to threatening situations, such as those in police use-of-force simulations, may alter the threat perception of participants. This will be the topic of the next Psychological Science Colloquium at Northern Michigan University, which will ...

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

Summer is here and the new shelf at the Peter White Public Library is stocked full of light reads, laugh-out-loud reads, stellar non-fiction and more for those long summer nights at camp, at home or wherever. “Insta Style: Curate Your Life, Create Stunning Photos, Elevate Your Instagram ...

Assumptions bad for friendship

Dear Annie: I have known one of my friends, “Pam,” for more than 50 years, and at times she has been a very good friend. She and her husband introduced me to my now-ex-husband and were both in my wedding party. Last year, I had a disagreement with a mutual friend, “Sharon.” Quite ...

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: Companies often clueless on need for bereavement time

Dear Annie: My daughter was 14 weeks pregnant when the baby died. The nurse midwives, who were wonderful, sent her home to have the miscarriage and told her it could take up to two weeks to “be complete.” I was surprised and extremely saddened by how she was treated by her supervisor at ...

Bulletin Board

Land conservancy seeks volunteers MARQUETTE — Volunteer work days for the Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy will be from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month starting in June 20. The first one will be at the Vielmetti-Peters Reserve near the end of Brickyard Road in Marquette ...

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: Scammers target elderly

Dear Annie: My 81-year-old mom and I live together. I work 52 hours a week, so she is home alone a lot. She does get picked up by friends a few times a week to play bingo. But something serious has happened. A guy started an online chat with her on a “Words with Friends” game. She chatted ...

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NMU to offer summer kids college MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Glenn T. Seaborg Mathematics and Science Center is offering “Summer College for Kids,” a program for students in grades K-8 to take courses in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM education). ...

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: Taming many fearful thoughts

Dear Annie: My wife and I have three perfect grandchildren, ages 1, 5 and 7. We love watching them at least one day a week. Their parents are caring and careful. But occasionally when I am just about to fall asleep, I have “waking dreams” that the most horrible things happen to the kids. ...