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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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Santa to visit west end ISHPEMING — Santa Claus will be visiting children of the Ishpeming, Tilden and Ely Township areas on Saturday while aboard a Township of Ishpeming Fire Engine. Scheduled stops are: Fire station at 11 a.m.; Cindy and James streets at 11:15; the North Lake School at ...

Husband is looking at porn, much more

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 22 years, and to my knowledge, he has always been committed to me and our family. However, recently he upgraded to a new phone, and I have found he is continually exploring porn and pictures of nude women. I know that all guys look at this from ...

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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Legion fish fry Friday MARQUETTE — American Legion Post 44 Fish Fry will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the post, 700 W. Bluff St., Marquette. The choices are whitefish, shrimp, or chicken strips, french fries or baked potato. Salad bar is included with all meals. There will be a bake sale ...

Enabling self-destructive son

aDear Annie: My stepson, “Dale,” lives off benefits from the government and his father — my sweet, loving husband, who is in his 70s. Dale has not worked for five years, and his dad bails him out of every scrape and crisis he gets himself into. Dale has been fired from every job he has ...

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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GINCC open house at Native Nails ISHPEMING — The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce announced the next West End Open House event, hosted by Native Nails Salon in Ishpemingm is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday. The public is welcome to attend this free event, held at Native Nails ...

Tardy to the party

Dear Annie: I have a friend who is always late. Lunch, dinner, concerts, movies — I don’t think I’ve ever gone to an outing with her when she hasn’t shown up 10 or 15 minutes late. She’s a lovely, caring person otherwise and a thoughtful friend, but I can’t help but be put off by ...

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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Stonehouse to make presentation MARQUETTE — Marquette Maritime Museum presents “Pirates, Crooks and Killers: The Dark Side of Sailing the Great Lakes” by Fred Storehouse at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library. While the Great Lakes never had ...

Taking the wheels

Dear Annie: I am at a loss as to how to get my car back from my mom’s house. A little history first: My brother and his family have lived at my parents’ home on and off since they got married because of financial hardship. I have also lived there at times during my adult life, but I have ...

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‘Star Wars’ Party to be held Friday MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library, Marquette Arts and Culture Center, and Taiga Games invite Star Wars fans of all ages to a “Star Wars” Party to celebrate the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” The party will be held on the ...

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Blue Champagne hold free concert MARQUETTE — The popular local band Blue Champagne is back performing after a year hiatus and will be giving a free concert with optional dancing at the Peter White Library in the Community Room from 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Admission is free with a suggested ...

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; ...

Rubbernecker questions friend’s relationship

Dear Annie: A friend whom I have known for 40-plus years got married for the second time in his life five years ago. At the wedding, some of the bride’s relatives told the minister, “These two should not be married.” Two years ago, he filed for divorce. In the settlement, he wanted ...

Some tips for your pets and holiday decor

HELOISE Dear Readers: The Christmas season is in full swing. If you have furry family members and your house is DECORATED FOR THE HOLIDAYS, please heed the following suggestions from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (www. ASPCA.org): ≤ Artificial flowers, ...

The Motley Fool

ASK THE FOOL The Best Time Q: I want to buy some stocks. Is there a best time of day, week, month or year in which to do so? — H.L., Lubbock, Texas A: Not really. Guessing about it is “market timing,” which is not a road to riches. Instead, invest when you’re ready — once you ...

Time spent with mom and dad can be yearlong Christmas gift

jim daly Q: My husband lost his job five months ago, and money has been really tight. We’re agonizing about Christmas. Our kids understand the situation, but I know their friends will all be getting the latest toys, games, etc. I’m dreading seeing their disappointed faces on Christmas ...

Time allows man to see role he played in divorce

DEAR ABBY: After 16 months of casual dating, I married my ex-wife. We met through Facebook. Unfortunately, we couldn’t make the marriage work, and after two years we divorced. That was two years ago. It was my first marriage and her second. I was angry that we couldn’t make it work, and ...