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‘Gift of Water’ event set for Friday in Marquette

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MARQUETTE — The basic element of water will be the focus of an Arbor Day event, “The Gift of Water: Perspectives from the Native American World,” set for 7 p.m. Friday at Messiah Lutheran Church. The church is located at 305 W. Magnetic St. Sponsored by the interfaith Northern Great ...

Excellence in Education sponsors recognized

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Great Lakes Center for Youth Development recognized sponsors of the 2017 Excellence in Education Week at its program at Northern Michigan University Monday. EEW recognizes outstanding student academic achievement and excellent performance of educators in Marquette and Alger counties. ...

Pound

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No strays were found and 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 two orange male tiger-striped cats; a ...

September jury trial for Blemke

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MARQUETTE — Derek Blemke, accused of fatally stabbing a 21-year-old Marquette man in June, is slated to undergo a criminal jury trial beginning Sept. 11 in the Marquette County Circuit Court. Blemke, 25, of Ishpeming, was charged with open murder in connection to the fatal June 24 stabbing ...

HS students to show CTE skills

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MARQUETTE — High school students from across the Upper Peninsula will gather at Northern Michigan University’s Jacobetti Complex on Friday in a celebration of Career and Technical Education during the 2017 Upper Peninsula CTE Skills Challenge. NMU will host three student competitions ...

Remies ‘R.E.D. Friday’

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Remies Bar in Marquette initiated a “R.E.D. Friday” T-shirt campaign back in November to raise community awareness in regards to the ongoing support needed for military troops still serving overseas, as well as their families. The funds raised from the campaign are benefitting local ...

Stocks

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AT&T ..................... 40.44 Cliffs N.Resources...7.19 Dow Chemical Co... 64.33 Exxon ..................... 81.40 Ford ........................ 11.60 General Electric ..... 29.26 IBM ...................... 160.06 International Paper ..54.07 Kimberly-Clark ...

Gutzman trial slated for October

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MARQUETTE — A jury trial for Darrell Wayne Gutzman has been set to begin on Oct. 9 in the Marquette County Circuit Court. Gutzman, 51, is charged with one count homicide, open murder, in connection to the Dec. 15 fatal stabbing of his girlfriend, Robbin Lampinen, 53, at a K.I. Sawyer ...

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 ...

5 generations together

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Great-great-grandmother Margaret Larson of Marquette, great-grandmother Zita Larson Anderson of Negaunee, grandmother Leslie Anderson Gladwell of Green Bay, mother Katelyn Gladwell of Beaver, Wisconsin, and baby, Kristen Annlie Slaby pose for a five-generation photograph.

Vessels

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MARQUETTE — The Michipicoten is expected at 8 a.m. Friday at the Lake Superior & Ishpeming ore dock in Marquette’s Upper Harbor.

Jennings to deliver NMU graduation keynote speech

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MARQUETTE — Jason Jennings, bestselling author and internationally recognized authority on leadership, growth and innovation, will be the keynote speaker at Northern Michigan University’s commencement on May 6. The Negaunee native will also receive an honorary doctor of business degree. ...

Lottery

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DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Classic Lotto 47:  09-19-22-24-26-45 Estimated jackpot: $2.95 million Poker Lotto:  AH-9C-5D-3H-2S Midday Daily 3: 4-2-7 Midday Daily 4: 4-2-8-7 Daily 3: 0-6-1 Daily 4: 2-1-7-4 Fantasy ...

3 arrested for property damage

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MARQUETTE — Three Marquette men have been arrested in connection to a recent string of property damage reports, reportedly caused by a pneumatic gun. The men, ages 19 to 20, were each taken into custody on three-count felony warrants — one count malicious destruction of personal property ...

Rotary Club supports Teaching Family Homes

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The Rotary Club of Marquette presented a check to Teaching Family Homes in support of its summer recreation program. From the left are Sally Shaver, Rotary contributions committee member, Sally Davis, Rotary president, and Dave Mastric of Teaching Family Homes.

Weather

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Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, rain and snow likely before midnight, then a slight chance of snow between midnight and 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Friday, partly ...

SHF hosts Spring Awards Celebration

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MARQUETTE — The Superior Health Foundation awarded more than $83,300 in health-centered grant funding at its Spring Awards Celebration on Wednesday evening at the Holiday Inn in Marquette. The awards celebration was sponsored by 44North. The Superior Health Foundation awarded $83,381.74 ...

The calendar

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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; ...