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Slotterback offers 6-week session MARQUETTE — Beginning Oct. 30, retired Northern Michigan University professor Floyd Slotterback will present a six-session “how-to” in becoming a skilled music listener. Classes run from noon to 1 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library’s 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; ...

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Bluesday Tuesday on Halloween MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society invite music lovers to a concert by WhoDat Brass at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31 in the Peter White Library’s community room, part of the monthly Bluesday Tuesday series. Enjoy the ...

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 ...

UP Shakes’ ‘Titus Andronicus’ kills

MARQUETTE —Yes, a horrible pun in the title of this review, but a well-intentioned one. For those unaware of Shakespeare’s bloodiest revenge play, “Titus Andronicus,” the body count is high and the acts of violence and depravity abound. There is lust and intrigue and plots and ...

Autumn splendor a sign of season to come

“October is the fallen leaf, but is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.” — Hal Borland While a hillside afire with autumn splendor is a spectacular and elevating experience, it is ...

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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Documentaries to be shown MARQUETTE — Trailhead Holistic Health Collective hosts a free health and wellness themed community night event every month. For the month of October, the theme is “Inspiring Recoveries” will take place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at THHC. There will be two ...

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Haunted Theatre to be held at NMU MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will transform into a haunted house for its ninth annual Haunted Theatre. Among the new “scares” added this year is a gothic-themed dungeon. Performances are from 7-11 p.m. ...

New city, new heart

Dear Annie: My girlfriend, “Lucy,” and I started dating three years ago, during our senior year of college. After graduating, we both got jobs in the same city where we had gone to school, and we ended up moving in together to save money. Living together was surprisingly easy, as we’re ...

New at Peter White Public Library

Here is a list of books available at Peter White Public Library to help guide, teach, and inspire you for a more understanding and thoughtful tomorrow. “On Tyranny: Twenty Lesson from the Twentieth Century” by Timothy Snyder This short and concise book will only ask for about an hour ...

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; ...

Ability to forgive is powerful asset to be used for good

“Will you pray that God will take me home to heaven?” asked a depressed grandmother. Upon hearing my refusal to pray as she had requested, this troubled woman poured out a story of bitterness toward her family. She felt unloved and unwanted because those with whom she lived seemed to show ...

Worshipping This Week

Marquette Marquette Hope a multi-site united methodist community Reverend Kristi Hintz Reverend Christopher Hintz 906.225.1344 office@mqthope.com www.mqthope.com First Campus 111 E. Ridge Street (Corner of Front and Ridge) 10:00am Worship Child care available. The Connection ...

Dear Annie: Please don’t take photos of me!

Dear Annie: I use Facebook to keep up with relatives and friends, but I hardly post anything — especially not pictures of myself. I am attractive enough, but I’m not photogenic. These days, I find myself having to discreetly ask people at parties and events not to take pictures with me in ...

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Kromer selling HF caps MARQUETTE — Stormy Kromer is collaborating with the Upper Peninsula Honor Flight for the second year to offer commemorative limited-edition caps with proceeds benefitting the organization. The caps are available in two styles. The traditional men’s Kromer is a ...

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: Drowning in junk

Dear Annie: A close friend, “Jenna,” has a mental illness: She hoards. Her house would be condemned if the health administration were to go there. I can start tracing this behavior back to when she first became a mother and discovered that raising children requires more than just buying ...

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Circle of Compassion to meet MARQUETTE — Neighbors for a Kinder Community will host “A Circle of Compassion” from 7-8:30 p.m. next Tuesday in the Shiras Room on the second floor of Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Participants are encouraged to take turns sharing their thoughts, ...