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Fiber artists’ work showcased MARQUETTE — During the month of May, the Lake Superior Fiber Artists will showcase their work in the first floor display case at the Peter White Public Library. The Lake Superior Fiber Artists include: ≤ The Marquette County Quilters Association meets ...

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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; ...

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‘The First Monday in May’ screened MARQUETTE — DocuMonday presents a screening of the 2016 documentary “The First Monday in May” at 7 p.m. Monday in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. This film is a look at the development of the fashion exhibition, “China: Through ...

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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Pet tags at Econo through May MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Pet Tags are springing up all over in Econo Foods in Marquette. During May, Econo customers can donate $1 (or more) for a special pet tag, and the purchaser’s tag will be displayed in the store for the entire month. ...

A driving secret

Dear Annie: For the past two months, I’ve been dating a man; let’s call him “Matt.” Matt, like me, is in his early 30s. He is a manager at a local coffee shop, which doesn’t sound too exciting, but he’s actually really passionate about it. I find that more attractive than ...

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

Like many of our patrons, I enjoy browsing the New Fiction display on the main floor. Recently I looked through the display and chose the following as the titles I would most like to read. Each one appealed to me for a different reason. “Human Acts” by Han Kang follows the aftermath of a ...

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Children’s clothing sale Saturday MARQUETTE — Redeemer Lutheran Preschool, located at 1700 W. Fair Ave., Marquette, is hosting its annual Children’s Clothing and Toy Resale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The sale features clothing sizes 0 to 14/16 and various children’s toys, books ...

Getting outside guarantees seeing something great

"The first couple of butterflies are a sure sign there is not turning back to winter." — Anonymous It only took a day of sunshine a week ago on Friday and a day in the 60s to pop cottonwood silver and red maple flower buds, and get some spring peepers warming up for their big chorus numbers ...

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; ...

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Rodeo kick off party planned MARQUETTE — Great Lakes Rodeo Kick Off Party is at 6 p.m. Friday at Marquette Mountain. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 8 and under and will be available at the door. The event will include dinner and raffles. All funds raised will go toward ...

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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Climate march set for Saturday MARQUETTE — The Marquette Climate March starts at 9:45 a.m. Saturday with participants meeting at Marquette Commons. After the March, from noon to 2 p.m., there will be music, food, and information. WWI fashion show at Beaumier MARQUETTE — The Beaumier ...

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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Carnegie Library holding book sale ISHPEMING — The Friends of the Carnegie Public Library are holding a two-day used book sale. From 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, people can purchase a Historic Landmark Ornament for $5 (regularly $6) if they are among the first to shop the sale. Paperbacks are 50 ...

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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Seminar on energy costs coming up ISHPEMING — Today, TruNorth Federal Credit Union will partner with the city of Ishpeming, Semco Energy and CLEAResult to present a seminar on reducing utility costs. The seminar will be free for all attendees, and will be hosted at River Rock Lanes and ...