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AT&T ...................... 37.60 Cliffs N.Resources.......7.16 Dow Chemical Co.... 63.18 Exxon ....................... 76.26 Ford .......................... 10.64 General Electric ....... 24.75 IBM ........................ 140.70 International Paper ....53.94 Kimberly-Clark ...

Lottery

Records

DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Thursday: Lucky For Life: 12-17-31-36-37, Lucky Ball: 9 Poker Lotto: 4H-7H-3S-5S-6S Midday Daily 3: 3-2-9 Midday Daily 4: 6-1-8-0 Daily 3: 2-4-6 Daily 4: 1-9-9-6 Fantasy 5: 10-11-13-16-32 The Fantasy 5 jackpot was estimated at ...

Presbytery Point to celebrate a milestone

Local

MICHIGAMME – For 80 years children and young adults have traveled to the Presbytery Point Camp in Michigamme Township to find a place to belong, believe and become. “Our campers tell us that they can truly be themselves at camp,” camp manager Caron Christopherson said. “They are loved ...

NMU announces winter 2017 semester dean’s list

Spotlight

The following students qualified with a grade point average of 4.00. Baraga — Christine Wilson Bark River — Madisen Derouin, Amanda Hudson, Eli Oswald, Elise Oswald Bessemer — Nicholas Matonich Brimley — Kyle Flickinger Calumet — Tristan Baranowski, Terra Erkkila, Kyra ...

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; ...

Weather

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Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of ...

The bridges of Houghton/Hancock

Superior History

Before the first bridge was built in 1875, the only way to cross Portage Lake was by boat. Captain Samuel Estes came to Portage Lake in about 1853 along with his yawl, a small sailboat which could also be rowed. He immediately started a business taking people across and as the sole ferry ...

Local briefing

Local

Solar eclipse events combined MARQUETTE — The solar eclipse open house scheduled for Monday at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette has been combined with another event scheduled for that day at the rotunda entrance of the Seaborg Center on the Northern Michigan University ...

Bulletin Board

Community

Vacation Bible school to be held MARQUETTE — Marquette Hope, a multi-site United Methodist faith-based community in Marquette, is offering a new option for families looking for vacation Bible school for their children. This year’s annual vacation Bible school will be a weekend event ...

Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn

Front Page News

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Assembly planned to approve a $3 billion tax break Thursday for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state, a project President Donald Trump touted as a transformational win for the U.S. economy. Democratic ...

Stocks

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AT&T ...................... 38.23 Cliffs N.Resources.......7.49 Dow Chemical Co.... 63.94 Exxon ....................... 77.47 Ford .......................... 10.80 General Electric ....... 25.10 IBM ........................ 142.50 International Paper ...

Charlottesville woman’s family: Fight injustice like she did

Front Page News

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Family members of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville used her funeral as a rallying cry, telling mourners the best way to honor Heather Heyer is to continue her fight against injustice. “Let’s find that spark of ...

Pound

Records

Found and lodged at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter in Negaunee Township were a long-haired white and orange male cat found in Marquette; and a medium-haired white and orange male cat found in Sands Township. Call 475-6661 or visit upaws.org to find out about animals waiting for ...

Lottery

Records

DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Classic Lotto 47: 01-19-23-35-37-38 The Classic Lotto 47 jackpot was estimated at $1.75 million Poker Lotto: AS-9H-2S-3S-6S Midday Daily 3: 5-5-3 Midday Daily 4: 9-1-8-0 Daily 3: 9-0-8 Daily ...

Vessels

Records

MARQUETTE — The Michipicoten was expected at noon today at the Lake Superior & Ishpeming ore dock in Marquette’s Upper Harbor. On Friday, the James L. Kuber was expected at 3:30 p.m., followed by the Kaye Barker at 9 p.m. The James L. Oberstar was also expected at 9 p.m. Sunday.

Police Log

Local

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 ...

‘Iron Ore and the Civil War’

Superior History

NEGAUNEE — The Michigan Iron Industry Museum, 73 Forge Road, Negaunee, will host “Iron Ore and the Civil War” Sept 28-30 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. School groups will be at the museum Sept. 28 and 29, while the general public is welcome Sept. 30. Set up at the museum will be a Civil War ...

City buys last properties, amends scope of work

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — As construction on the hospital transportation project progresses, the city is wrapping up property acquisitions and increasing the budget to accommodate permit requirements from the state, city officials say. The Marquette City Commission in three split votes Monday amended the ...