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Cyber security addressed at summit

Local

An Upper Peninsula Leadership Summit held Thursday at the Landmark Inn focused on cyber security and how to improve economic growth in the Upper Peninsula through technology. From left, Arroyo Networks co-founder Cedric Kennedy; Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget director ...

Island retreat provides writer respite

Community

“C’mon go with me babe, c’mon go with me girl, baby let’s go to the cabin down below.” — Tom Petty The last fingers of sunlight slipped down slowly over the harbor and fell behind the blazing hardwoods along the top of the ridge, leaving shadows to fall across the gray, rocky ...

Gone fishin’

Community

Upper Peninsula • Grand Marais: Had very slow fishing with most anglers catching one or two coho and steelhead. Very few anglers were surfcasting at the mouth of the Sucker River because of the strong winds. The river was extremely high. • Marquette: The weather has once again limited ...

The calendar 10/12/18

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 10/12/18

Community

Dance Zone milestone to be marked MARQUETTE — Dance Zone will celebrate its eighth anniversary on Saturday. The festivities begin with free afternoon dance workshops: 1 p.m. Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson’s; 2:30 p.m. Latin Dance; 4 p.m. Waltz. These are all free and open ...

Steady rain having an effect on birds, birders

Community

“It’s all about creation and surprise. It just needs to be appreciated and watered like flowers. You have to water flowers. These peaks will come again.” — Sonny Rollins The peak of fall colors has arrived. The sunny, warm summer and the wet fall have created some of the best fall ...

Bulletin Board

Community

UP Democratic Socialists to meet MARQUETTE — UP Democratic Socialists of America holds a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Lions Room at the Peter White Public Library. All are invited to learn about democratic socialism, discuss ways to improve the local community and effect ...

New at Peter White Public Library

Community

The classic western is making a comeback. Staying true to its 20th century origins, the western features authors, such as Zane Grey, Louis L’Amour, and Elmer Kelton, who perfected the story of the lone hero, roaming the untamed western states in search of adventure, while bringing justice to ...

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; ...

Worshipping This Week

Community

Marquette Marquette Hope a multi-site united methodist community Reverend Kristi Hintz Reverend Christopher Hintz 906.225.1344 office@mqthope.com www.mqthope.com First Campus 111 E. Ridge Street (Corner of Front and Ridge) 9:00am Worship Child care available. The ...

Never worry, God keeps his knives sharp

Community

Brothers and sisters: Indeed the word of God is living and effective, sharper than a two-edged sword, penetrating even between soul and spirit, joints and marrow, and able to discern reflections and thoughts of the heart. No creature is concealed from him, but everything is naked and exposed to ...

Michigan man charged in killing of wife in Wisconsin in 1975

Michigan News

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors charged a Michigan man Thursday with killing his wife 43 years ago in Wisconsin based largely on witnesses saying he seemed unhappy in their marriage, her comments to neighbors that she thought he was going to kill her and other discrepancies in his ...

WWII vet’s remains to be buried

Michigan News

PARMA, Mich. (AP) — The remains of a World War II pilot will be buried this weekend in southern Michigan, 76 years after his plane went down during a battle in the Solomon Islands. Elwood Bailey will be buried Saturday next to his parents at Chapel Cemetery in Parma in Jackson County. He ...

By the Numbers

Front Page News

HARVEY — Sea lampreys, marbles and artificial spiders were part of Cherry Creek Elementary School’s annual Fall Math Night on Wednesday, with the theme of “Monsters, Mummies, and Math.” Volunteers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Chocolay Township Police Department and ...

Congress OKs work on new lock at Soo

Front Page News

SAULT STE. MARIE — Congress has taken a key step toward building a long-sought shipping lock on the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Superior. Funding authorization for the Soo Locks project was included in a water resources bill that cleared the Senate on Wednesday. It now goes to ...

Lift station replacement plan moving forward

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — The Chocolay Township Board awarded the preliminary engineering work necessary to upgrade portions of its sewer system to GEI Consultants. The proposed project lift station rehabilitation project will replace several decades-old sanitary sewer lift stations which are used for ...

EMT of the Year named

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Pete Ghiringhelli of Gwinn was recently recognized as one of Michigan’s 10 best emergency medical technicians, receiving a 2017 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician of the Year award from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ Bureau of EMS, Trauma and ...