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Mental first aid classes planned

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MARQUETTE — Great Lakes Recovery Centers will be hosting three free Mental Health First Aid classes in the coming months. These courses are free to the public and run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. People can register for any of these courses on the Mental Health First Aid page of the GLRC ...

Enjoying the beauty of U.P. winter

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“Snow was falling, so much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than prettiness.” ― Mary Oliver There have been many seemingly simple days, like this past Tuesday, a day filled with early morning sunshine, and afternoon ...

Stocks

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AT&T ..................... 37.15 Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. ...8.41 DowDuPont... 76.03 Exxon ..................... 87.43 Ford ........................ 12.07 General Electric ..... 16.77 IBM ...................... 169.12 International Paper ..62.62 Kimberly-Clark ...

County continues working with LSCP

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MARQUETTE — The Lake Superior Community Partnership will continue working with Marquette County in 2018 by providing a variety of services based on economic growth and helping establishments throughout the area make connections to others, particularly Sawyer International Airport. The ...

Lottery

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DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Thursday: Lucky For Life: 05-15-21-28-36; Lucky Ball: 14 Poker Lotto: KC-AS-3C-7D-10S Midday Daily 3: 1-9-9 Midday Daily 4: 7-4-0-1 Daily 3: 0-8-2 Daily 4: 4-8-3-0 Fantasy 5: 06-13-15-22-23 Estimated jackpot: ...

Weather

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Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 29. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday, partly cloudy. Highs around 39. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Saturday night, cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows around 25. Light winds. Extended forecast: Sunday, ...

Pound

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No strays are lodged at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter in Negaunee Township. Call 475-6661 or visit upaws.org to find out about animals waiting for adoption. Found and lodged at the Alger County Animal Shelter in Munising were a tiger-striped female cat who is 15 years old; a gray ...

5-year recreation plan discussed

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MARQUETTE — The Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority has scheduled a public hearing on the adoption of their Five-Year Recreation Plan at its next meeting scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Country Inn and Suites, Marquette. A draft of the Recreation Plan has been available for ...

Negaunee’s Michael Van Straten dies

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NEGAUNEE — The city of Negaunee is mourning the loss of a dedicated community leader. Officials confirmed Thursday that Negaunee City Councilman Mike Van Straten, 66, passed away at his home Wednesday morning. The Copper Country native played an active role in multiple aspects of ...

Police Log

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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

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State average: $2.54 $2.57, Baraga (Pines Convenience Store) $2.62, Marquette (Krist Station) $2.64, Harvey (Holiday Station) $2.68, Ishpeming (Holiday Station) $2.68, Gwinn (Brown’s) $2.69, Larium (Marathon Station) $2.69, Wakefield (Holiday Station) $2.69, Negaunee (Holiday ...

Matter of biology

Community

Dear Annie: My grandson “Logan” was fathered by someone other than his elder and younger brothers’ father, “Ron.” (Our daughter was separated at the time from Ron, and they ended up getting back together before Logan was born.) When Logan was born, they put Ron as his father on the ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago ISHPEMING — The Ropes Gold Mine remained closed this morning as federal and mine officials prepared for an afternoon meeting to discuss whether it can be ...

First female warden of prison named

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MARQUETTE — Erica Huss has been named warden of Marquette Branch Prison, becoming the first female leader of the 128-year-old institution. Huss is the 21st warden of the facility and has spent 23 years of her career with the Michigan Department of Corrections. She was appointed to the ...

Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

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SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut that will enable the iPhone maker to bring an estimated $245 billion back to its home country. The pledge announced Wednesday comes less than a month ...

READY, SET, JUMP

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ISHPEMING — If winter is getting you down, maybe it’s time to learn to fly. The Ishpeming Ski Club will host the 131st annual Ski Jumping Tournament on Tuesday at the Suicide Hill in Negaunee. Dozens of jumpers from all over the world will defy gravity — launching from the 90-meter ...

The calendar

Community

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; ...

Blackrocks expansion

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MARQUETTE — As the craft beer industry grows rapidly throughout the U.S., production demands increase, which is why Blackrocks Brewery of Marquette is expanding its production facility, owners say. Statistics prove Michiganders like beer. So much, in fact, that Michigan’s craft beer ...