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

It’s late July and that means we are (finally!) into full summer vacation mode! Whether you are a beach bum, backwoods braveheart or a glamping enthusiast, your experience will be complete when you pack a new novel. “Do Not Become Alarmed” by Maile Meloy Liv and Nora take their ...

Friction among sisters

Dear Annie: My conflicts with my sister, “Amy,” began when she crossed boundaries in an incident between our adult children. My daughter, “Leslie,” decided that she no longer wanted to live in an apartment she shared with Amy’s daughter. Amy’s daughter, in turn, chastised Leslie and ...

MSU Extension Center holds event

CHATHAM — Michigan State University has a long history of agricultural research in the Upper Peninsula, spearheaded by the staff at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center. That tradition continues, and the research portfolio at the farm is as diverse as ever. The public is ...

Creating Confident Caregivers

MARQUETTE — Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides ...

Odd weather causes birds to wander off

“To be whole. To be complete. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from.” - Terry Tempest Williams The connections between environment and the lives of plants and animals continue to become a bit more complex and ...

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

Fill the Boot scheduled MARQUETTE — At the end of the month, Marquette fire fighters will again be participating in Fill the Boot effort, which benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association. For more than 60 years the International Association of Fire Fighters have stood on ...

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

‘Harvey Kids’ to gather HARVEY — For the fourth year, Harvey Kids from the 1950s will gather on the last Monday in July. The gathering brings together Harvey kids from the 1950s plus “bus kids” from Skandia, Green Garden, West Branch and other areas. This year, the get-together ...

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

Soo Tribe board to meet MARQUETTE — The date for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors meeting scheduled for Tuesday of this week has been changed. The meeting now scheduled for next Tuesday (July 25) at the Manistique Health Center. Flannery exhibit taking ...

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

Negaunee City Band to perform NEGAUNEE — This week’s concert by the Negaunee City Band at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street will feature various marches as well as several Dixieland numbers. Director Sara Perfetti has chosen two ...

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

Blood drive times, locations set MARQUETTE — UP Health System-Marquette, has announced upcoming blood drives by its Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center throughout the U.P. All times are local: • Today at Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield, with the bloodmobile from 9:30-11 ...

Superior Pets

News from UPAWS The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter is getting closer to our goal to build an animal shelter that can be more than just an animal shelter. It can be an animal community center. UPAWS has raised over $2.37 million and over $57,000 of our $100,000 matching gift in memory ...

Bulletin Board

‘Yooperese: A Story of Change’ MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites the public to attend a talk entitled, “Yooperese: A Story of Change” by Wil Rankinen, assistant professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Grand Valley State University. The talk will be at ...

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

Blues jam session held at library MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society invite music lovers to a blues jam session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 25 in the Peter White Public Library’s community room, part of the monthly Bluesday Tuesday series. This ...