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Flying Moose Café opens at library

The Flying Moose Cafe is now open in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. The cafe offers coffee, sandwiches, soups and baked items. Anja Wiedenhoefer, left, and Carrie Masters work behind the counter at the cafe. (Journal photo by Rachel Oakley)

Another melt-down

NEGAUNEE — The Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Marquette and Alger Counties in partnership with the Negaunee Lions Club announces the opening of ticket sales for their annual winter guessing game known as the Teal Lake Melt-Down. It is a fundraising event in which individuals attempt to guess ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — While Mother Nature may do most of the decorating over the winter, draping her shawls of snow on evergreen for the classic look before ...

UPAWS receives $10,000 grant from Petco Foundation

NEGAUNEE — The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter of Marquette County announced Sunday it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its Imagine the PAWSibililties Campaign for a new shelter. UPAWS is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the ...

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 ...

Santa Claus is coming to Mill Creek

Santa Claus makes an appearance Friday at Mill Creek Senior Living Community at a holiday party for its residents, families and staff. Presents and prizes were given, with attendees listening to music by “Playin’ Jay’ and being treated to a special buffet. Mill Creek has independent ...

Donations sought for Giving Trees

MARQUETTE — Donations are being sought for Christmas Giving Trees in the Marquette area. Lauri Ruonavaara runs an adopt-a-student program for teens in need in the area. Trees with tags identifying individual needs and sizes are located at the Landmark Inn, Starbucks and the Jackson Pit in ...

Man arrested for numerous thefts

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Police Department and Northern Michigan University on Friday reported the arrest of a 23-year-old Norway man on seven warrants authorized by the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office. The man is charged with two felony counts of larceny from a motor vehicle, a ...

Cheer Club contributors

Recent contributors to The Mining Journal Cheer Club include: Kristi Doyle, Marquette Tom and Liz Solka, Marquette Howard and Joan Fregeole, Marquette Dennis and Lois Paquet, Marquette Ted Raymond and Kay Payant, Marquette In memory of Charlie and Donna Nottle John and Theresa ...

Ishpeming City Council plans projects for 2017

ISHPEMING — Several projects are in the works in the city of Ishpeming beginning in 2017. An engineering amendment with GEI consultants based on the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Storm Water Asset Management grant, agreement was approved in the Dec. 7 meeting of the Ishpeming ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — The Shiras Institute recently came through with its 1986 donation to Marquette’s Neck of Presque Isle project. The $35,000 payment ...

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 ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

State average: $2.26 $2.39 Sault Ste. Marie (USA Petroleum) $2.35 Munising (Holiday) $2.29 Escanaba (BP Amoco) $2.29 Marquette (Holiday) $2.29 Neguanee (Holiday) $2.24 Houghton (Mobil) $2.23 Iron Mountain (Murphy Oil) $2.21 Ishpeming (Elaine’s) $2.17 Baraga (Pines ...

‘Scrooge’ returns to Forest Roberts Theatre

MARQUETTE — “Scrooge” has returned to its longtime home, Forest Roberts Theatre, and that is a very good thing indeed. A longtime Christmas tradition, loved by the community, is back and it is wonderful to see. Several groups have tried to capture the magic and produce Scrooge during its ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — During a recent U.S. Figure Skating Association testing session conducted by the Marquette Figure Skating Club, 15 year-old Jennifer ...

Fire razes cabin in Ishpeming Twp.

ISHPEMING TOWNSHIP — No injuries were reported after a fire razed a cabin on Brushy Creek Truck Trail in Ishpeming Township Tuesday afternoon, although the structure is believed to be a total loss. According to an official at the Powell Township Fire Department, crews were called around 1 ...

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 ...