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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; ...

MRHC to present program on money

MARQUETTE — Marquette Regional History Center Presents: Youth Money Management at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursday at the Marquette Regional History Center. This daytime program is perfect for home school families. Teaching young people to plan for their future and to learn about philanthropy ...

Blood drive set

NEGAUNEE — The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Honor Credit Union, Negaunee, with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Jessica Hooper at 475-4149, ext. 5028.

Fish fry planned

MARQUETTE — A fish fry will take place at the American Legion Post, 700 W. Bluff St., Marquette, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. On the menu will be whitefish, shrimp, or chicken strips plus a choice of baked potato or french fries. All meals include cole slaw. This fish fry is open to the public.

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Vertigo Theatre presentation set MARQUETTE — Tickets are now on sale for Vertigo Theatre’s presentation of “An Evening in the Park,” two one-act plays to be held in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room. There will be three performances: at 7 p.m. Thursday; at 7 p.m. ...

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; ...

KKK in U.P. to be discussed

MARQUETTE — The Central U.P. and Northern Michigan University Archives will host a free presentation titled “The Skeletons in our Closet: The KKK in Michigan.” The event will bring together an archivist and librarian who have dealt with criticism over records relating to the Ku Klux ...

Needy MARSP to be assisted

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel has received a $500 grant through the Margaret and Richard Smith Fund to assist needy Marquette County MARSP members with medical and medically related costs. The Marquette County Chapter will ...

Pressed penny machine sought

MARQUETTE — Local artist Paul Olson is coordinating an effort online to buy a “pressed penny” machine that will be housed at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in Marquette. The effort is raising funds through a Kickstarter campaign that will run between now and March 24. ...

Vinyl record show planned

MARQUETTE — Beginning at noon Wednesday and continuing until late Friday night, a three-day vinyl record show/sale will be held at the Ore Dock Brewing Co., at 114 W. Spring St., in Marquette. This event will take place in the second floor community room and is presented by the Northern ...

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‘The Origins of Wildlife Photography’ MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center has opened a new display, “The Origins of Wildlife Photography.” As part of the Main Gallery, it is scheduled to be on display for five years. The display was made possible due to the John H. ...

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; ...

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Program on ancient caribou hunters MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Discovering the Ancient Caribou Hunters of Marquette County’s Silver Lake at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Some 12,000 years ago on the shoreline of Silver Lake a herd of migrating ...

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 ...

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The LovEvolve show held Sunday MARQUETTE — From 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday, the Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette will host the fourth annual Love Show, titled The LovEvolve Show 2017. The event will feature local wellness practitioners, artists, authors, environmentalists and musicians as ...

In need of a kidney

Dear Annie: I’m a 41-year-old man who is in desperate need of a kidney transplant. Both of my kidneys are failing. I’ve been on dialysis for 13 years, three days a week for four hours each time. I have tried to work, but my illness has prevented me from holding down steady employment. The ...

New at Peter White Public Library

I was looking through the new non-fiction books, wondering which ones I should suggest. I realized how daunting this task was going to be due to the never ending number of new non-fiction books, as well as the endless variety of topics to choose from. So, here are six books that I hope you 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; ...

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; ...