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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 ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

Local

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MUNISING — Farmers in Marquette and Alger counties have a chance to receive up to $1,000 each under the provisions of the Michigan Energy Conservation ...

Fundraiser for Room at the Inn

Local

MARQUETTE — Anytime Fitness in Marquette is hosting a fundraising event for Room at the Inn from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. All proceeds will directly go to Marquette’s emergency homeless shelter and warming center to help with its service costs. The event is a chance for anyone to make ...

Maritime Museum Senior Day set

Local

MARQUETTE — Marquette Maritime Museum's Senior Day is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Senior museum admission is $5 and participants are invited to join in for a Senior Scavenger Hunt and light refreshments. Call 906-226-2006 for more information.

No injuries in fire at KI Sawyer

Local

MARQUETTE — No injuries or suspicious circumstances have been reported in connection to a fire that occurred at National Carbon Technologies in K.I. Sawyer Saturday night, according to the Forsyth Township Police Department. The Forsyth Township Police and Forsyth Township Fire departments ...

2 injured after structure fire

Region

MARQUETTE — A structure fire that occurred on Bois Blanc Island in Mackinac County is currently under investigation by the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office, Two subjects were injured at the scene and both were transported to a hospital in the Lower Peninsula for treatment. The incident ...

The calendar 9/24/18

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; ...

Many states’ governor’s races become proxy battle over Trump

Michigan News

LANSING — It’s a resume that reads like an ideal springboard to higher office: investigated sexual assaults of Olympic gymnasts, charged government officials responsible for a tainted water crisis, bucked the governor on tax hikes. With that background and his party controlling all ...

Former Michigan corrections officer sues over discrimination

Michigan News

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan corrections officer has sued the state Department of Corrections, alleging the agency discriminated against her based on sexual orientation and race. Ashley Menchaca, who is Hispanic and gay, worked at Woodland Center Facility in Whitmore Lake from ...

Aretha Franklin exhibit debuts with eye toward her legacy

Michigan News

DETROIT — The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin’s public visitations after her death is again holding space for her — this time with an exhibit featuring photographs, videos and the red shoes she wore at the first funeral viewing that drew global attention. Billed as a ...

State gas prices down to $2.88

Michigan News

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide are down about 5 cents in the past week to about $2.88 per gallon. The Dearborn-based auto club says late Sunday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline is about 45 cents more than at the same point ...

Officials prep to relocate wolves

Front Page News

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY — A mission to rebuild the depleted wolf population at Isle Royale National Park is getting underway in Michigan and Minnesota, as specialists prepare to trap six to eight of the predators on the mainland and fly them to the Lake ...

Ishpeming water project to include Division Street

Local

By LISA BOWERS Journal Ishpeming Bureau ISHPEMING —Business M-28 in Ishpeming will get an update from top to bottom starting next spring. During a special meeting Wednesday, the Ishpeming City Council voted 3-2 to remove the Salisbury Location as well as D and E streets from the ...

DNR to make improvements to historic Copper Country falls

Region

“I watched by the water, reached for the sun, why did I bother, what's done is done,” — Robert Earl Keen There’s a rugged and wild place, cradled in a mighty left hand of craggy stone, surrounded by mixed stands of cedars, spruce and pines, where the spindly fingers of white birches ...

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; ...

Michigan groups work to increase disability employment

Michigan News

By GINA JOSEPH, NORB FRANZ Macomb Daily AP Member Exchange MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — Cheryl Angelelli feels lucky. After a tragic accident in a swimming pool left her a quadriplegic at 14, her parents did not treat her any differently. “They didn’t coddle me,” said the ...

NMU hosts homecoming

Front Page News

Above, members of the Northern Michigan University Marching Band traverse North Third Street in Marquette on their way to the Superior Dome during NMU’s homecoming parade. At right, NMU President Fritz Erickson passes out candy left over from the parade at the Superior Dome. (Journal ...

Bulletin Board

Community

Hospice event deadline Thursday MARQUETTE — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a panel discussion titled “Under the Care of Hospice” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Mill Creek Senior Living Community Center. The deadline for registering is Thursday, ...