News

Buck poached in city limits

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Charges are being sought against a 37-year-old Marquette man for shooting a white-tailed deer using a bow and arrow within Marquette city limits while trespassing on private property, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Conservation officers had received a ...

2 percent gaming money distributed

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Chocolay Township will be the largest recipient in the latest round of Keweenaw Bay Indian Community 2 percent payments. About 84 percent, or roughly $138,460, of the total $164,460 allocation from the Marquette Ojibwa Casino will be distributed to Chocolay Township for fire, ...

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time’s Person of the Year

Front Page News

NEW YORK — Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for standing up for the truth in the face of persecution and violence. The group, which Time calls the “guardians,” includes slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Capital ...

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 ...

Cheer Club

Local

Recent contributors to The Mining Journal Cheer Club include: Carolyn and John McDonald, Negaunee Beverly and Richard Zorza, Marquette John and Janice Rebers, Marquette Jillian from Yooper Shirts, Marquette Ray Kuczwara, Marquette Sevrin Swanson, Marquette Patti and Marie ...

DNR auctioning off land parcels

Local

LANSING — Eighty-one individual land parcels in Michigan — ranging in size from less than an acre to 160 acres — will be available for sale by sealed-bid auction starting today. The auction is part of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources' overall strategy to efficiently manage ...

City hall elevator closed today

Local

MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Hall elevator will be closed for floor renovation today from noon until close. Handicap access to the Marquette Police Department and Baraga Gym will be unavailable during this time.

Culver’s sales to support Lakeview

Local

MARQUETTE — Lakeview Elementary School in Negaunee will be teaming up with Culver’s Restaurant in Marquette from 4:30-7:30 p.m. today. Lakeview school will receive a percentage of all sales during this three-hour time. For more information, call 475-7803 ext. 127.

The calendar 12/11/18

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; ...

Bulletin Board 11/12/18

Community

Barb Crill to be honored MARQUETTE — Past student-athletes, educators and community members are invited to an evening honoring the late Barb Crill, a coach/educator in the Marquette public school system, today at Marquette Senior High School. This evening begins at 4 p.m. in the Shirley ...

Grandpa should be mature

Community

Dear Annie: I love being a grandpa, but it seems all my fellow adults have a totally different impression of what a grandfather is supposed to be. My wife says I should be a role model and authority figure, which to me translates to being stern and official. Our daughter says essentially the ...

Michigan church has nativity scenes from around the world

Michigan News

SALINE, Mich. — A creche, szopka, presepio, betlemy, or simply a nativity scene. By any name, the intricate depiction of the birth of Jesus Christ is a Christmas tradition in countries around the world. From El Salvador to Israel, Kenya to Haiti, Holy Faith Church in Saline managed to ...

Fire victim, age 2, identified

Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the identity of the 2-year-old boy who died in a house fire in Detroit. Wayne County Medical Examiner spokeswoman Lisa Croff said Monday the cause and manner of Kamari Livingston’s death haven’t been determined. He was the only person not to ...

Embiid powers Sixers past Pistons

Michigan News

By DAVE ZEITLIN Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid hasn’t been feeling like himself for a while and felt sick a day earlier. Nothing like playing the Pistons to help him snap out of it. Embiid scored 24 points in his return to the lineup after a one-game absence, Ben ...

Stocks

Records

AT&T ..................... 29.91 Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. .8.82 DowDuPont... ..........53.80 Exxon ...................... 76.54 Flagstar.....................29.04 Ford ........................... 8.52 General Electric ........ 6.93 IBM ...................... ...

Weather

Records

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the evening. Lows 17 to 22. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday, isolated snow showers in the afternoon. Cloudy. Highs around 31. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 20 percent. Wednesday night, isolated snow showers and ...

Pound

Records

Found and lodged at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter in Negaunee Township were two male black and white domestic long hairs, both found in Negaunee; and a female domestic short hair orange tabby found in Ishpeming. Call 475-6661 or visit upaws.org to find out about animals waiting ...

Focus on kids

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — The youngsters are sprawled on classroom floors on mats, working on activities such as coloring the Vietnamese flag and using beads to learn basic mathematics skills. Such is the scenario at North Star Montessori Academy. North Star, located at 3030 Wright St. in Marquette ...