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Bulletin Board 11/14/18

Stormy Kromer tour planned MARQUETTE — Northern’s Center for Lifelong Learning presents a Tour of Stormy Kromer, Gogebic Community College, and Copper Peak from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. The cost is $56 per person. This excursion will take participants on a tour of the Stormy Kromer ...

Invited, invited, invited, not invited

Dear Annie: A former co-worker of my husband’s invited us to his son’s wedding. We received the usual “save the date” card one year prior to the ceremony. For the whole year, he asked us whether we would be attending every other week. About six months before the wedding, my husband’s ...

The calendar 11/14/18

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; ...

St. Louis Fall Fest coming up

MARQUETTE — St. Louis the King Women’s Club is hosting its Fall Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The event will include a luncheon starting at 11:30 a.m., rummage sale, baked goods, crafts, Rada knives, vendors and more. St. Louis the King is located at 264 Silver Creek Road, ...

Bach piano recital set

MARQUETTE — Youth performing music by Johann Sebastian Bach will be the focus of a public event at the Community Room of Peter White Public Library Saturday. A piano recital begins at 1 p.m. String instrument recital begins at 2 p.m. Admission is free, but donations to BachFest are ...

Vasa program announced

MARQUETTE — Dr. Milton Soderberg and his wife, Boli, will present a program on their recent travels to Scandinavia at the monthly Vasa Lodge meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Messiah Lutheran Church. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. and the program will be around 7:15 p.m. The public is invited ...

The calendar 11/13/18

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 11/13/18

Knitting guild to meet MARQUETTE — The UP North Knitting Guild meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Big Boy in Marquette. New members are still welcome to join the guild and can pay dues at this time. At the meeting, guild members will talk about a December knitting along night. And ...

The calendar 11/12/18

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 11/12/18

Tour Lambeau Field, hall of fame MARQUETTE — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a guided, behind-the-scenes “Legendary Tour” of Lambeau Field and the Packers Hall of Fame, along with a visit to the Botanical “Garden of Lights” on Dec. 14. The registration ...

Break the gift limit

Dear Annie: With the upcoming gift season, I have a question regarding dollar limits set by clubs. Say an amount is set at $10. Does that mean the gift value or the dollar amount spent on the gift? Recently, I had a coupon for candles that were “buy one, get one free.” This allowed me to ...

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For Your Health presentation held MARQUETTE — At noon Wednesday, therapist Penny Tussing will give a talk on Cancer Rehabilitation, this month’s For Your Health presentation in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room. For those with cancer and who are in recovery, therapy can help ...

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 ...

Comfort, don’t criticize, when kids have a bad game

Q: My two kids enjoy sports and are pretty good athletes. But if they do have a bad game, I’m never sure what to say to encourage them afterward. I just don’t seem to have the right words or advice in the moment. Do you have any insights? Jim: This is one of the real challenges of raising ...

Anxious dogs

Dear Readers: Having a dog can help us relieve stress, but what if DOGS DEVELOP ANXIETY themselves? It’s possible. Thunder, the vacuum cleaner, not enough exercise, being home alone all day, holiday visitors — all are triggers. Symptoms? Chewing, heavy breathing, walking quickly back and ...

The Motley Fool

Ask the Fool Beef Up Your Insurance Q. What’s umbrella insurance? — F.W., Mansfield, Ohio A. It exists to keep you from getting soaked financially. It offers coverage exceeding the limits of the policies covering your house or apartment, car and more. Umbrella policies can pay for any ...

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Pop-up art sale to be held Thursday MARQUETTE — The Marquette Artist Collective strives to support artists and the arts in the community. Joy Bender Hadley was inspired around the time of the August 2017 solar eclipse to start the artist collective. Since then this dynamic group of visual ...

Diamond ring comes between couple planning their marriage

DEAR ABBY: My girlfriend and I love each other very much and have been living together with our children for five years. We intend to get married soon. Here is the rub: She’s “old school.” She believes she should receive a diamond ring as part of the marriage proposal. I would marry ...

Son’s house is disgusting

Dear Annie: My son and his wife hardly ever really clean their house. The bathroom on the main level gets cleaned once in a while — when friends are coming over — but the ones upstairs are disgusting. When I have stayed there, I’ve cleaned the bathroom I use because I can’t stand it. ...

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; ...