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; ...

New at Peter White Public Library

“Stegothesaurus” by Bridget Heos This delightful picture book is perfect for dinosaur and word lovers! Stegothesaurus is a little different from his two stegosaurus brothers in that he knows a lot of words and loves using them to describe everything he sees! With great illustrations, lots ...

Friend’s woes might need professional attention

Dear Annie: My husband and I enjoy getting together with a group of friends every couple of months. But recently, one of them has hijacked every evening with her saga over looking for a new husband. We feel bad that her husband left her for, quite frankly, an extremely expensive car. Another ...

Bulletin Board

BOW sign-up deadline is Monday NEWBERRY — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program is offering a Beyond BOW steelhead fishing workshop for women Oct. 26-28, and is open to up to 12 participants. This event is designed to introduce or further ...

Police log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space ...

Woman injured in ATV crash

MARQUETTE — One woman was transported to UP Health System-Marquette for evaluation of multiple injuries after a single-vehicle ATV crash at 3:20 p.m. Thursday in Ely Township, according to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. A 47-year-old female of Winfield, Illinois, was travelling ...

MSHS parade this evening

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Senior High School will be holding their annual homecoming parade from 5:30 p.m. until about 6:30 p.m. today, The parade will begin at the Graveraet School, exit west east on Hewitt Avenue to Third Street, proceed north on Third Street to Magnetic Street, then ...

NMU parade set for Saturday

MARQUETTE — Beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday Northern Michigan University will be holding its annual homecoming parade. The following streets will be closed to thru traffic for the parade with a police escort: ≤ Pine Street from Lakeshore to Fair Avenue ≤ Fair Avenue from Pine to Third ...

Bulletin Board

National POW/MIA Day coming up ISHPEMING — The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year. Many Americans take the time to remember those who were prisoners of war and those who are missing in action, as well ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: Many years ago, my cat-loving sister clipped out an Ann Landers column called “How to Give Your Cat a Pill.” She lost it during a move, and I’d love to surprise her with a new one. Could you please let me know where I might be able to find that? — Cat Aunt Dear Cat Aunt: ...

The calendar

Friday Alcoholics Anonymous — Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. 12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 ...

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; ...

Bulletin Board

Bible camp hosting fall retreats MARQUETTE — Gitche Gumee Bible Camp in Eagle River, Michigan, will be hosting its annual Fall Retreats. The Ladies’ Retreat is a Thursday-Saturday event, Sept. 20-22. The speaker will be Shannon Popkin who is the author of “Control Girl” and is a ...

Wife isn’t getting any respect

Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for many years. She was and is my business partner and a great businesswoman. We would not be where we are today without her business acumen, drive and determination. She connects well with other people of both sexes and from all walks of life and ...

Bulletin Board

Alger historical society to mark fall MUNISING — On Thursday, the Alger County Historical Society will be celebrating the coming of autumn at its Heritage Center located on Washington Street in Munising. A ukulele ensemble called The SLLUGs will perform from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. SLLUGs 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; ...

Neighbor is heavy-handed

Dear Annie: I live in a neighborhood with two non-state-maintained roads. One is a long, straight, steep hill with about 20 residences. My neighbor “Sally” lives in the middle of the hill. She lets her pets roam free in her yard and has toddler grandchildren. People driving up her hill need ...

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

Dear Annie: I have been at my job for almost 12 years. About three years ago, I met a girl who had recently started working there. I should probably mention that I am a bisexual woman. Well, I kind of developed a wicked big crush on her. I have no clue whether she even likes women, and I’m ...