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Negaunee band ‘on trip’ NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Band will travel “Around the World” in this week’s free Wednesday evening concert to be presented at 7:30 at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street. Director Sara Perfetti has chosen music from or ...

Down and derby

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Lakeview Arena hosted a roller derby bout Saturday evening between the Dead River Derby Superior Sirens and the Keweenaw Roller Girls.

Weather

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Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind around 5 mph. Tuesday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Extended ...

DNR Crystal Falls office to be renovated

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CRYSTAL FALLS — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will soon update the Crystal Falls field office in Iron County — the first time the office has been substantially renovated since the building was constructed in 1970. “The field office will undergo a complete interior ...

Fresh Coast Plein Aire Painting Festival coming up on Friday

Local

MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette announces the inaugural “Fresh Coast Plein Air Painting Festival.” The festival will occur from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. A special public reception and viewing will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Iron Bay Restaurant and Drinkery. Prizes ...

Wildlife habitat grant applications available

Region

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is accepting Wildlife Habitat Grant Program applications now through July 21. Projects featuring habitat enhancement for game species will be given priority. The Wildlife Habitat Grant Program, which began in 2013, is funded with a ...

Vessels

Records

MARQUETTE — The Lee A. Tregurtha is expected at 8 p.m. today at the Lake Superior & Ishpeming ore dock in Marquette’s Upper Harbor. Due at 10 p.m. today is the Joseph H. Thompson.

Old dams threaten downstream life

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LANSING — Since Michiganders drive on them every day, roads and bridges are often the first things that come to mind when it comes to the condition of Michigan’s infrastructure. Less visible — but just as hazardous if not properly maintained — are the state’s 2,500 dams. Just as ...

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 ...

Pound

Records

Found and lodged at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter in Negaunee Township were a medium-haired brown tabby cat found in Negaunee Township; a short-haired black female senior cat found at K.I. Sawyer; a male black lab found at K.I. Sawyer; a short-haired gray male cat found in ...

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 MARQUETTE — Receiving President Academic Fitness awards during an awards ceremony at Whitman School were presidential academic scholars, Jack Campbell, ...

Gay pride parades sound note of resistance — and face some

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SAN FRANCISCO — Tens of thousands of people waving rainbow flags lined streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, the latter a reaction to what some see as new threats to gay rights in the Trump era. In San Francisco, ...

Lottery

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DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Sunday: Poker Lotto: JD-JH-AS-2D-4S Midday Daily 3: 6-0-4 Midday Daily 4: 2-4-8-2 Daily 3: 2-9-5 Daily 4: 3-5-8-6 Fantasy 5: 01-02-15-28-34 Estimated jackpot: ...

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; ...

Bulletin Board

Community

Blues jam set for PWPL MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society would like to invite music lovers to a blues jam session at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Peter White Public Library’s community room, part of the monthly Bluesday Tuesday series. This month, ...

Superior Pets

Community

News from UPAWS The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter would not be here today, or even thinking about a new shelter, without our friends and neighbors. As we get no operational funding from national organizations or from tax dollars, your support is what keeps the homeless animals in our ...

FIXING A ‘MESS’

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — For Marquette city residents interested in “tiny houses,” harvesting fresh eggs from their backyards, or just making simple improvements to their home — municipal land development codes define what’s permitted and what’s not, for homeowners and businesses alike. These ...

ROCKIN FOR A CAUSE

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Local rock band Sah (from left: Justin Worsham, guitar; Evan Potila, drums; and Jesse DeCaire, drums) performs Friday night at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum in a benefit concert for the Marquette Women’s Center. The bill also included The God Eaters, of Marquette, and WOMB, from ...

Gwinn school district begins 2nd year of major bond projects

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MARQUETTE — Following the passage of last year’s voter-approved multimillion dollar bond proposal, work is continuing on multiple fronts to update and expand technology capabilities, and improve buildings and athletic facilities at Gwinn Area Community Schools. Voters in May 2016 approved ...

AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

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By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press The 2016 presidential contest was awash with charges that the fix was in: Republican Donald Trump repeatedly claimed that the election was rigged against him, while Democrats have accused the Russians of stacking the odds in Trumps’ favor. Less ...