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Sessions on meditation at PWPL

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MARQUETTE — Power of Purity Meditation will continue with two March sessions: Mondays, April 9 and April 30, in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room from noon to 1 p.m. Led by Kim Lindquist, these sessions are based on Mohanji’s teachings. Designed to cleanse the mind, they ...

‘Inconvenient’ sequel to be shown

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MARQUETTE — DocuMonday presents a screening of the 2017 documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power on Monday, April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Community Room as part of its Building Love: Imagine series of events. A decade after “An Inconvenient Truth,” Al ...

Dance at Rock center planned

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ROCK — A dance will be held at the Rock Community-Senior Center from 1-5 p.m. April 8. Music will be provided by Ron Jay & The Country Strangers. Admission is $5 per person and a free-will donation lunch will be available. All proceeds benefit the Rock Senior Corporation. The center ...

Spring Extravaganza on tap

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CHAMPION — The second annual Spring Extravaganza is planned from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7 at the Champion Township Fire Hall. More than 14 local vendors and crafters will be in attendance. There will be a bake sale and a hot dog fundraiser. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Beekeeping workshop in Ewen

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MARQUETTE — Michigan State University Extension is once again teaming up with Les McBean, of White Birch Apiary of Bruce Crossing, LLC , to offer a Backyard Beekeeping Workshop. This year’s workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 7 at the Ewen-Trout Creek High School, ...

NMU to stage children’s opera

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MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s music department will host “Little Red Walking Hood,” an opera experience for elementary-aged children. The free performance will be held at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Reynolds Recital Hall. In the production, Little Red walks, then ...

Bulletin Board

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Vegan potluck dinner to be held MARQUETTE — The public is invited to join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner at 6 p.m. April 9 in the Shiras Room on the second floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette. Bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to ...

Dumped by friend

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Dear Annie: I hope you can help me with a friendship problem I am having. A group of six or seven of us get together for birthdays and other events. We also do things individually. One in our group, whom I interact with regularly, and I were attending an event where I mentioned we would stay ...

The calendar

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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

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The sixth round of the Great Michigan Read, a biennial statewide literary program of the Michigan Humanities Council, has taken off at Peter White Public Library. The 2017/18 GMR title is X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon. We have 10 books available for checking out (or placing ...

Peter, an elevator and where the truth will take us

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“Peter proceeded to speak and said: “You know what has happened all over Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John preached, how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power. He went about doing good and healing all those oppressed by the devil, and God was ...

Worshipping This Week

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Marquette Marquette Hope a multi-site united methodist community Reverend Kristi Hintz Reverend Christopher Hintz 906.225.1344 office@mqthope.com www.mqthope.com First Campus 111 E. Ridge Street (Corner of Front and Ridge) 9:30am Worship Child care available. The ...

Union claims against UPHS-M investigated

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MARQUETTE — Though several issues brought forward were dismissed, the National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint against Duke LifePoint on Monday pertaining to unfair labor practice charges filed by the Michigan Nurses Association. The complaint alleges that UP Health ...

NMU hosts gun debate

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MARQUETTE — The February mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and Saturday’s March for Our Lives, organized by Parkland students in reaction to that shooting, has put discussion and debate on gun control at the forefront. A debate on the issue took ...

Plan approved to redevelop building

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ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming City Council unanimously approved a brownfield plan that will help the developer of the Anderson Building on Main Street. The Michigan Brownfield Redevelopment Act authorizes municipalities to create a brownfield redevelopment authority to promote the ...

Funding obtained for historic registry project

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NEGAUNEE — The city of Negaunee will join Ishpeming in its pursuit for a spot on the the National Register of Historic Places as a Historic District. The Michigan Department of Talent and Economic Development was approved for $45,000 in funding for technical assistance through the Project ...

CREATING TOGETHER

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette Artist Collective will hold a reception for their Good Things collaborative art exhibit at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center’s SmallWorks Gallery in the Peter White Public Library from 6-9 tonight, with the show running through April 9. The exhibit features ...

Woman arraigned on drug charge

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MARQUETTE — Rebecca Denny, 34, of Ishpeming, has been arraigned upon one count of controlled substance — possession of methamphetamine/ecstasy and one count of driving while license suspended, second. Denny pleaded not guilty to the charge of driving while license suspended, second and ...

Library to close for Easter holiday

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MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library will be closed Monday for the Easter holiday. The City of Marquette Arts & Culture Center, located in the lower level of the library, will be available by appointment or by calling 906-228-0472. The library and arts center will resume ...