Community

When money is at the root of marriage and family squabbles

MarY HUNT Disagreements over money can tear marriages and families apart. In fact, sources say that unresolved money conflicts remains the number one for divorce. But it doesn’t have to be that way. More often than not, the solution can be found in this one-word directive: ...

NMU Quiz Bowl claims highest sectionals finish

Northern Michigan University Quiz Bowl recorded its best-ever finish at sectionals at the recent tournament held in Minneapolis. Senior Annika Peterson finished her quiz bowl career with second place in individual scoring among all Division II players with an average of 63 points per game. That ...

Kohl’s volunteers help with Care Clinic fundraiser

Kohl’s Volunteers participated in the cinnamon roll baking for the Care Clinic fundraiser at St. Louis the King Church. For the volunteers participation, the Care Clinic will receive a $500 grant from Kohl’s Corporation. Pictured from left: Sara Zaeglien, Cindy Holloway, Pam Clark, ...

RVB awards Beckman

River Valley Bank recently awarded Financial Specialist Shawn Beckman with the 4th Quarter Community Commitment Award. She volunteered at the U.P. Childrens’s Museum Celebrity Art auction and is a member of the Superior Health Foundation Gala Committee. Shawn also helped make two 4th ...

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 contacting Julie Shaw at 315-2607 at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Younger potential volunteers should ...

Bulletin Board

‘The Light Between Oceans’ shown MARQUETTE — On Thursday at 12:30 p.m., the Peter White Public library will show “The Light Between Oceans” in the library’s community room as part of its Matinee Movie series. In this romantic drama, a young couple, unable to have children of ...

Bulletin Board Continued

Under the Radar set to perform MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Blues Society and the Peter White Public Library invite the public to a live Bluesday Tuesday concert by Under the Radar at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. Under the Radar plays original blues ...

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; ...

Aging mom has health issues but wants to stay in her home

Jeanne Phillips DEAR ABBY: My father died four years ago, leaving my 69-year-old mother alone. My mother has health and mobility issues. Her house is large and has two stories, and it far exceeds her needs. The problem is that she’s extremely sentimental about it. I worry about her being ...

Public displays of affection are out of control

Annie Lane Dear Annie: Am I turning into a curmudgeon as I get older, or are couples today way more comfortable being physical in public? I recently went to a concert with my husband, something I’d been looking forward to for weeks. But I couldn’t concentrate on what was happening on the ...

Related MSA degenerative nervous system diseases

Keith Roach, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I hope you can answer some questions about a disease called multiple system atrophy. What does it do to your body? Is the cause known? Is there a cure? — D.B. ANSWER: Multiple system atrophy is a group of related degenerative diseases of the nervous ...

Are the store brands really comparable?

HELOISE Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND ON is about store-brand products: “Dear Heloise: I buy store-brand products and save money on our grocery bill. My friend said that he won’t buy a store ‘no name’ brand because he thinks they are just not as good as the national brand. What do you ...

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

The Peter White Public Library offers these new DVDs and Blu-Ray titles. Sherlock: Season Four Benedict Cumberbatch appears as a modern-day Sherlock Holmes, along with Martin Freeman as Watson. Season four consists of three feature-length episodes. Also includes behind the scenes footage ...

Argument weighs heavy on friends

Dear Annie: My friend “Janice” and I met in college and were bridesmaids in each other’s wedding. We live down the street from each other, and our kids play together. Until recently, she’d been about 30 pounds overweight ever since I met her. She would always talk about losing those ...

Bulletin Board

Sweetheart Dance is canceled NEGAUNEE -- The Negaunee Senior Center has canceled its Sweetheart Dance, which was scheduled for Sunday. Due to low ticket presales and potential bad weather, center staff opted to cancel. Those who bought tickets in advance will receive a full refund. For ...

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: Old flame could burn new family

Dear Annie: In December, I went to a holiday house party, and most of the people in the crowd were my old friends from college (class of 1979). I hadn’t seen some of these people in 25 years or more. The hostess pulled out her giant photo album, and there they were, several pictures of my ...

American Legion holding fish fry

MARQUETTE — American Legion Post 44 will hold a fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at 700 W. Bluff St., in Marquette. The menu includes whitefish, shrimp, or chicken strips and a choice of French fries or baked potatoes. All meals include cole slaw. The event is open to the public.

Ishpeming VFW post to host dance

ISHPEMING — Ishpeming VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St., will host a dance from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday. The Richie Yurkovich Band will be playing a variety of music. Cost is $8 at the door. Refreshments and a meal will be available for purchase. All are welcome. For more information, call 486-4856.