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Superiorland Yesterdays

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago ISHPEMING — Carey Ann Schaab, 12, and her brother, Peter, 9, were among the dog lovers who took part in the Marquette County Humane Society’s Dogwalk ...

GLYCD awards given at nonprofit conference

Spotlight

Two Marquette County residents and a business are among outstanding volunteers honored during the ninth annual U.P. Service Awards program at the U.P. Nonprofit Conference. The awards are given by Grow and Lead: Community and Youth Development to recognize exemplary volunteer efforts throughout ...

Pound

Records

Found and lodged at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter in Negaunee Township were a short-haired female calico found in Ishpeming; a short-haired white with brown and gray male tabby found at K.I. Sawyer; and a short-haired dilute torti female cat found in Marquette. Call 475-6661 or ...

Weekend Gas Gauge

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State average: $2.54 $2.62 — Sault Ste. Marie (Marathon) $2.59 — Laurium (Marathon) $2.54 — Hancock (Holiday) $2.50 — Marquette (University BP) $2.49 — Gladstone (North Bluff Grocery) $2.44 — L’Anse (Holiday) $2.39 — Negaunee (Holiday) $2.39 — Baraga ...

Autumn splendor a sign of season to come

Community

“October is the fallen leaf, but is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.” — Hal Borland While a hillside afire with autumn splendor is a spectacular and elevating experience, it is ...

Lottery

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Thursday DETROIT (AP) _ These Michigan lotteries were drawn Thursday: Lucky For Life 09-24-27-32-44, Lucky Ball: 15 Poker Lotto QC-5C-2D-5S-7S Midday Daily 3 9-0-4 Midday Daily 4 0-2-7-3 Daily 3 2-1-4 Daily 4 7-5-0-4 Fantasy 5 05-06-12-29-31 Estimated ...

City candidates talk policy

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Five of six candidates running for the Marquette City Commission addressed questions from voters at a candidate forum Wednesday organized by the League of Women Voters of Delta and Marquette counties. Candidates are running for three open seats in a regular election Nov. ...

Jury convicts 7 men in civil rights workers’ murders

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Today is Friday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2017. There are 72 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 20, 1967, a jury in Meridian, Mississippi, convicted seven men of violating the civil rights of slain civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael ...

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; ...

Conservation District to celebrate

Local

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Conservation District will celebrate its 62nd Natural Resources Celebration Dec. 6 at the Great Lakes Ontario room on the campus of Northern Michigan University. This event will feature appetizers and a cash bar and an election of officers, and will ...

Vessels

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MARQUETTE — The Honorable James L. Oberstar was expected at 3 p.m. today at the Lake Superior & Ishpeming ore dock in Marquette’s Upper Harbor. Due at 5 p.m. today was the James L. Kuber.

Bulletin Board

Community

Documentaries to be shown MARQUETTE — Trailhead Holistic Health Collective hosts a free health and wellness themed community night event every month. For the month of October, the theme is “Inspiring Recoveries” will take place at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at THHC. There will be two ...

Lundin breakfast highlights mine work

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — President and CEO of Lundin Mining Corp. Paul Conibear held a presentation at the Ramada Inn this morning that focused on the company’s current affairs, what’s in store for the future and safety concerns. Conibear, who has more than 30 years experience in corporate and ...

Negaunee council plans for new employees

Front Page News

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee City Council has worked three additional employees into the city’s 2018 budget in an effort to create forward momentum. Although the move is not official until the budget is adopted later this year, council members agreed at a budget work session Thursday to add ...

Big-box stores lose as state Supreme Court drops tax case

Front Page News

By Associated Press and Escanaba Daily Press staff ESCANABA — The Michigan Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal by a big-box retailer in a tax dispute in the Upper Peninsula, a brief but significant order that will have consequences for local governments around the state. For the ...

Gwinn school staff discusses budget-reducing ideas

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GWINN — Gwinn Area Community Schools officials and educators brainstormed at a Thursday work session to figure out ways to cut a deficit of about half a million dollars within the school district. Superintendent Tom Jayne told the GACS Board of Education and the audience the district ...

Power lost after truck accident on U.S. 41

Local

NEGAUNEE— The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office investigated a semi-trailer/telephone line incident shortly after 1:30 p.m. Thursday along U.S. 41 about half a mile west of Northwoods Road in Negaunee Township. The sheriff’s office said Pierre Crawford, 38, of Belleville, Illinois, a ...

Alger Conservation District to host 58th Annual meeting

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MUNISING— Alger Conservation District’s 58th Annual Meeting and dinner will be Nov. 3 at the upstairs banquet room at 387 Restaurant, formerly Sydney’s, in Munising. The evening will begin with hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar at 5:30 p.m. and a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by a ...

Grand opening set for Monday

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MARQUETTE — The public is invited to the grand opening of the addition at Superior Hills Elementary School, 1201 S. McClellan Ave. The event, set for 5 p.m. Monday, will include a ribbon cutting and plaque presentation.