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Lottery

Records

DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Sunday: Poker Lotto JD-JH-3C-5C-10H Midday Daily 3 8-7-7 Midday Daily 4 6-3-5-4 Daily 3 0-0-0 Daily 4 5-4-7-5 Fantasy 5 04-23-28-29-38 Estimated jackpot: ...

Earth week

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University celebrated Anderton’s Earth Week April Monday through Friday. The event was created by NMU’s Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Department to honor the well-loved late professor John Anderton. “This is the fourth year. They ...

Mom Prom helps Negaunee family

Local

The Masonic Center hosted the Marquette County Mom Prom Friday night. The event is a fundraiser that chooses a different family, individual or nonprofit organization each year to receive the proceeds. Mom Prom invites women over 21 to dress in their black-tie attire and “prove that when ...

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; ...

Detroit small businesses going global to push growth

Michigan News

By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press DETROIT — One of the next stages in Detroit’s revitalization could involve China, South Korea, the Middle East or even India through a program that helps businesses market their products in foreign markets while creating jobs for city ...

Area poets displaying work at PWPL

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Poetry is often full of metaphors and phrases that elicit images of many kinds. Pairing poems with technology that involves QR codes, though, is not an everyday occurrence. However, it is a common theme through the end of the month in the Huron Mountain Club Gallery on the ...

Marquette Breakfast Rotary awards $25,000 in grants

Local

MARQUETTE — Marquette Breakfast Rotary recently announced it awarded $25,000 in grant funding to 28 local organizations for programs aimed at supporting area youth. Grant awards this year range from $350 to $2,000, according to a press release from the rotary. The Marquette Breakfast ...

Bulletin Board

Community

Holstad to give presentation MARQUETTE — Geoffrey Holstad, senior graphic designer at Patagonia Clothing, will visit Northern Michigan University’s School of Art and Design Wednesday and Thursday to conduct a workshop and give a presentation. Holstad is a plein air graphic designer and ...

Cold case officer homicide probed

Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) —A Detroit detective is attempting to solve a police officer’s death 45 years after the shooting. Detroit Police Officer Donald O. Kimbrough was shot in 1972 while investigating a loitering report. He lived paralyzed with a bullet lodged in his back until he died in December, ...

County board seeks support for SB 860

Front Page News

By CECILIA BROWN Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — At the Tuesday meeting of the Marquette County Board of Commissioners, Chairman Gerald Corkin announced the board sent letters to state senators and representatives April 13, asking for their support of Senate Bill 860, proposed budget ...

Man arraigned in fatal OUI crash

Local

MARQUETTE — Austin Keith Mitchell, 21, of Ishpeming was arraigned Thursday on a charge of operating under the influence causing death in Marquette County District Court. The charge stems from a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred March 25 on Marquette County Road 550 north of Sugar ...

Bulletin Board continued

Community

Free bridge lessons to be offered MARQUETTE — Free lessons are being offered at Superiorland Duplicate Bridge Club to bridge players from the great Marquette area. Specific lessons in different conventions, strategies and bidding concepts will help players improve their game ...

Lawmakers want cleanup at AFB

Michigan News

OSCODA, Mich. (AP) — Three members of Congress are asking the U.S. Air Force to move faster on removing chemical contamination around the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda, Michigan. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Senator Gary Peters and Rep. Dan Kildee made the request in a letter, ...

MHC cancels Tuesday meeting

Local

MARQUETTE — The monthly board meeting for the Marquette Housing Commission on April 24 at noon has been cancelled.

Volunteer opportunities

Community

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 ...

Snyder in UK to tout Michigan

Michigan News

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder is in England to make the case for Michigan’s tourism and mobility potential. He plans to meet with the British Parliament in the coming days to bolster collaboration between the countries’ automotive and technology industries. Snyder also is ...

Community support key for MSHS Project Graduation

Local

MARQUETTE — Planners of a graduation celebration offered to Marquette Senior High School seniors say community support is the key to a safe and affordable post-commencement event. MSHS Project Graduation is an all-night chaperoned graduation party sponsored by the community and parents of ...

Family judges pretty woman’s boyfriend on his looks alone

Community

DEAR ABBY: I am a 33-year-old woman with two young children (11 and 9). “Andrew” and I have been dating for almost a year, still learning about each other and building a foundation for our relationship. My family recently told some other family members that I am “too pretty” to be ...