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Republic-Michigamme names first semester honor roll

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The following students have been named to the Semester 1 honor roll at Republic-Michigamme Schools for the 2016-2017 academic year: Grade 12 All A's Taylor Kaminen and Sara Simola A's and B's Anouchka Sartorius and Marcus Vetengle Grade 11 A's and B's Kasey Ball and Kaitlyn ...

First semester honor roll students at Westwood

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GRADE 12 ALL “A’s”: *Jared Anderson, Jarod Anttila, *Shae Blewett, Kassy Carlson, *Lauren Farley, *Eliza Manninen, Madysen Mattias, *Anna Messing, *Jarl Peters, *Bryce Traver, *Skylar Vickery, *Luke Wiljanen *Denotes 4.0 3.0 GPA or BETTER: Hannah Argall, Katelyn Axford, Breigh ...

Gwinn names second quarter honor roll students

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The following students have been named to the second quarter honor roll at Gwinn Middle-High School for the 2016-2017 academic year. Grade 12 Denotes all A’s * Faith Anderson, Rylee Barto, Jacob Brinker, Anna Cole, Devin Dachs, Taylor Ehnis, Kia Evans, Carter Ghiringhelli, Jordan ...

DNR to offer first in ‘Wildlife Through Forestry’ forums

Local

EWEN — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently launched a project designed to demonstrate to private landowners that they can accomplish their wildlife habitat enhancement goals and objectives by careful implementation of a well-written resource management plan. As part of ...

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; ...

Weather

Records

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, a 10 percent chance of snow after 5 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Tuesday, rain, snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely before 8 a.m., then rain and snow likely between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., then rain after 9 a.m. High near 40. ...

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 NEGAUNEE — The Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Award has been given to the General Federation of Women’s Clubs-Negaunee Woman’s Club. The student ...

Bulletin Board

Community

Blues society logo contest on MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Blues Society is seeking entries for its annual logo contest for the 14th annual Marquette Area Blues Fest, to be held over Labor Day weekend 2017 in Marquette. Area artists, students, and blues enthusiasts are encouraged to ...

Pound

Records

No strays were 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 calico female ...

Lottery

Records

DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Sunday: Poker Lotto AC-JH-9H-10H-9S Midday Daily 3 6-4-3 Midday Daily 4 1-9-5-3 Daily 3 2-1-5 Daily 4 2-5-4-1 Fantasy 5 07-25-27-29-37 Estimated jackpot: ...

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 ...

HEAT IS ON

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MARQUETTE — Though it may not feel like it today, it’s been an unseasonably warm February, with several high and low temperature records being broken or tied this year and a monthly average that’s about 6 degrees above normal, according to officials at the National Weather Service station ...

Lawmakers want citizen oversight of enviro work

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LANSING — Bills introduced by Michigan House and Senate Democrats would establish citizen oversight commissions to restore a layer of accountability in environmental enforcement — commissions which have not existed in Michigan for a quarter-century. The boards would allow public input and ...

AAA: Marquette gasoline prices highest in state for 7th week

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DEARBORN (AP) — AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have risen by about 4 cents per gallon in the past week. The Dearborn-based auto club said today the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.30 per gallon. That’s about 54 cents more than it was at the same ...

Takata guilty plea expected in cover-up of air bag troubles

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DETROIT (AP) — Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. is expected to plead guilty today to a criminal charge and agree to a $1 billion penalty for concealing a deadly air bag inflator problem. Company representatives are scheduled to be in U.S. District Court in Detroit Monday afternoon. ...

Escanaba DDA cuts expenses

Region

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Downtown Development Authority reviewed its 2017-18 budget recently during a meeting at city hall. DDA Director Ed Legault provided the board with a review of the upcoming budget that forecasts a deficit of $49,246. In order to create a “buffer” and not face a ...