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Coordinating efforts

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By CECILIA BROWN Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Fire crews, law enforcement, first responders, airport personnel and officials, volunteers who played crash victims, and many others gathered at Sawyer International Airport Saturday for a full-scale emergency preparedness exercise, ...

Northern Michigan University announces May 2018 graduates

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MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University recently announces its graduates in May 2018. Graduates are listed by degree type and hometown. CERTIFICATE Bessemer — Penny Perry, CER-TESOL-Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages Champion — Kaitlin Bistersky, ...

Bulletin Board

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‘Honoring Our Veterans’ concert MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Band’s annual 4th of July Concert will have the theme “Honoring Our Veterans.” It takes place at 6:30 pm. Wednesday, July 4 at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Bring lawn chairs or fill the benches down at Mattson Lower ...

Knocked back, people getting to work on leap forward

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By GARRETT NEESE Houghton Daily Mining Gazette HOUGHTON — As cleanup continues from Sunday’s flash flood, donations and volunteer efforts are underway. People seeking to volunteer or give assistance can call 211 or 906-233-6621. More people have volunteered than have requested ...

Volunteer opportunities

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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 ...

Bulletin Board Continued

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IHS Class of 1968 to hold reunion ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming High School Class of 1968 will be celebrating its 50-year class reunion with a casual gathering of classmates and guests at the River Rock Banquet Center in Ishpeming’s Country Village on July 7. Registration will be from 6-7 ...

Let your kids work through their problems on their own

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Q: As a parent, I have a hard time watching my school-age children go through challenges; my natural inclination is to step in and fix things for them when I can. Isn’t that what parenting is about? Jim: The goal of parenting is to raise our children to be mature, responsible adults who ...

Here are some hints to have a healthy summer

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Dear Readers: How’s your HEALTH? Here are some hints to get you in the swing of things for the busy summer season: ¯ Your exercise routine might be stale. Step outside into the fresh air, and add in some new movements. Feel the warm sun; join a group that meets in the park for aerobics. ...

The Motley Fool

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ASK THE FOOL Growth or Value? Q: Should I invest in “growth stocks” or “value stocks” — which is better? — G.G., Portland, Oregon A: You don’t have to choose one or the other — some of the best stocks to invest in are both. Growth stocks are tied to companies that are ...

A clash of merging styles

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Dear Annie: My husband and I have been having an argument about this for the past five years, and I am really hoping you can settle it once and for all. Whenever we hit heavy traffic on the interstate because two lanes are merging into one (because of construction, usually), he immediately puts ...

Changes in heart’s shape can lead to abnormal heart rhythms

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DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband had pacemaker surgery in December following a diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Three weeks later, he developed edema in his lower legs. He was treated by his doctor with a diuretic. At his six-week pacemaker checkup, we brought it up to the cardiac physician ...

IN PHIL’S HONOR

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By COREY KELLY Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Muralist Elizabeth Howe, in collaboration with other artists and downtown business owners, created a display to honor the memory of Phil Niemisto for Art Week. Earlier this year, Howe was approached by Arts and Culture Manager Tiina ...

Roxanne Daust new CEO at Range Bank

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MARQUETTE — Roxanne M. Daust is the new Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Range Bank. Roxanne has served Range Bank in several leadership roles over the past two decades, while working with Kenneth A. Palmer, the longtime Chairman, President and CEO of Range Bank, who retired ...

MSU keeps Engler, to issue $500M bond

Michigan News

By ALICE YIN Associated Press EAST LANSING — Michigan State University’s embattled interim president survived an attempted ouster from the school’s governing board Friday as trustees met to approve using a bond to finance a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who ...

Soil boring tests to be conducted

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MARQUETTE — Beginning Monday, GEI Consultants will be conducting soil boring tests on snowmobile trail 417 off of Marquette County Road 553, near the Morgan Falls access trail. Please use caution when recreating in this area and avoid snowmobile trail 417.

Snyder signs law creating Medicaid work requirement

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By ALICE YIN Associated Press LANSING — Work or education is now required for many Michigan residents receiving Medicaid health coverage. Gov. Rick Snyder signed the law Friday that affects able-bodied adults, ages 18 to 62. Starting in 2020, they’ll have to show workforce engagement ...

‘Munising Art in the Alley’ project

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MUNISING — Soon there will be a drastic change in the alley that is one-half block south of Munising Avenue (M-28) running from Elm Avenue to Maple Street in Munising. The Munising Downtown Development Authority is implementing the “Munising Art in the Alley” project this summer. The ...

Police credit dog for saving toddler

Michigan News

PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — Michigan parents have their dog to thank for leaving a trail of paw prints that police used to track a 2-year-old who was missing for several hours. Van Buren County authorities returned Princeton Peake to his parents after he escaped his locked home in Paw Paw early ...

ART WEEK EVENTS

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MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette’s fourth annual Art Week includes this schedule of events: Live Music/Performances Art Week Kickoff Concert with The Jimmy Almen Group Sunday, 6-8 p.m. Marquette Commons – 112 S. Third St. Free admission Visit ...