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Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, partly cloudy in the evening then becoming cloudy. Lows 19 to 24. South winds light becoming northeast overnight. Tuesday, cloudy with a 20 percent chance of freezing rain and snow in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs around 34. Northeast ...

Lottery

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By The Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Sunday: Poker Lotto:  QD-QS-7C-8C-6D Midday Daily 3: 8-7-1 Midday Daily 4: 4-5-8-3 Daily 3: 2-2-0 Daily 4: 0-3-0-2 Fantasy 5:  10-11-16-18-28 Estimated jackpot: ...

Today in History: ‘Ivan the Terrible’ crowned Czar in 1547

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Today is Monday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2017. There are 349 days left in the year. This is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, 1942, actress Carole Lombard, 33, her mother, Elizabeth, and 20 other people were killed when their plane crashed near ...

Analysis: Tax cut push comes as budget projected to tighten

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By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING — After commanding the legislative agenda for six years, Republicans say now is the time to finally enact a major tax cut for Michigan residents. The problem is it may be too late. GOP lawmakers pushing to gradually repeal the 4.25 ...

Founders landing update

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission unanimously approved an easement for the Founders Landing Development Group II, LLC, to construct building footings on city-owned property on Lakeshore Boulevard as part of their One Marquette Place development, which broke ground this fall. The ...

REBELS WITH MANY CAUSES

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By NANCY BENAC Associated Press WASHINGTON — Call them rebels with a cause. Or two. Or three. Or 10. When throngs of women from around the nation converge on Washington for a march on the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, they will arrive driven by a multitude of ...

Man dies from carbon monoxide poisoning

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From the Michigan Department of Natural Resources MARQUETTE — A man overcome with carbon monoxide who a Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officer tried to rescue last week has died. The incident occurred at 3:43 p.m. Wednesday when CO Mike Evink was dispatched to a ...

A daily dose of creativity

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MARQUETTE — You don’t have to be a Renoir or Monet. You don’t even have to be better than a finger-painting nursery schooler. You just have to do something creative for 100 consecutive days. The fourth annual Community 100DayProject will begin Saturday and end May 1. Partnering with ...

Negaunee Middle School announces honor roll

Spotlight

The following students have earned all A’s during the first marking period at the Negaunee Middle School. 5th Grade: Arbelius, Emma Beckman Courtney Bell, Ashley Bell, Bryce Black, Anna Boehmer, Madeline Byman, Patrick Debelak, Owen Elledge, Ashlyn Erva, ...

Exchange Club donates to Team Cold Logic

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Marquette County Exchange Club member Mary Ritter (left) presents a check for $750 to Team Cold Logic following their first robotic competition. Pictured are Team Cold Logic members Ely Donnell and Zita Jaimeson.

Bulletin Board

Community

Saturday at the Center ‘Game Day’ MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Saturday at the Center “Game Day” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Back by popular demand, the event includes getting out old favorite games. Come and play, the old fashioned way — ...

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

‘The Cost of Addiction’ series MARQUETTE — “The Cost of Addiction” is a free event open to anyone who wants to learn more about the opiate epidemic in our area. The event will feature an interdisciplinary community panel that will assemble to discuss what opiate addiction costs ...

Volunteer opportunities

Community

Volunteer opportunities available for willing people of all ages in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by contacting Julie Shaw 315-2607 at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Younger potential volunteers should contact ...

Coming back to sauna

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A variety of luge sleds are displayed in celebration of Heikki Lunta Festival Friday night in Negaunee. Below, “Mr. Upper Peninsula 2016” Brady Skewis waves to the crowd during the Kippis Lunta Snow Parade. There is a full slate of events today, including a Pannu Kakki (Finnish oven ...

City approves liquor license as Delft progresses

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission unanimously approved an on-premises class C liquor license this week for the Delft Bistro in downtown Marquette, which owners say is making progress toward opening, but no date has been set. After a public hearing, the commission approved the ...

A legacy of law enforcement

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By KELSIE THOMPSON Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Michigan State Police post in Negaunee Township has a sleek new set of wheels in celebration of the department’s 100th anniversary. Reminiscent of the MSP’s iconic 1937 Ford Model 74 patrol car, the black and gold-painted ...

New veterans facilities planned for Grand Rapids, Detroit

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LANSING (AP) — New veterans facilities are planned for Michigan’s two largest cities as early as 2019. A 120-bed facility in Grand Rapids will replace the aging Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, and a similarly sized facility in Detroit will be a new addition to the state’s Department of ...

Joshua Davis lights up the stage at MSHS

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Joshua Davis takes the stage at Marquette Senior High School Thursday afternoon, performing on behalf of On Stage 4 Kids, a music education project that brings professional musicians to schools around the midwest. Davis is known for appearing as a contestant in NBC’s “The Voice” in 2015. ...

Local briefing

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Fee waiver applications available MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette provides a mechanism for community stakeholders to submit for waiver of city fees and/or in-kind services provided by the city and/or cash payments, under City Code, Chapter 2 Administration, Division 3 Finance, Public ...