News

Horizon Project registration open

Local

ISHPEMING — The Horizon Project, a stress-reduction and wellness initiative, is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, as well as Aug. 30 and Sept. 6 at the Ishpeming Senior Center. In this project, people will learn ways to improve life to minimize stress and increase everyday ...

Woman stabbed over loose dog

Region

CALUMET — A 27-year-old female was stabbed at McLain’s State Park in Houghton County Saturday after an altercation occurred over a dog running on the beach. Troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post responded to the altercation, which led the female suspect to pull a knife on ...

Police investigate drowning

Region

SPREAD EAGLE, Wis. — The Florence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an Iron Mountain woman who drowned at the Vagabond Park Boat Launch in Spread Eagle, Wisconsin, Saturday afternoon. The 52-year-old woman had returned to the boat launch after a boat ride with an ...

Amarah’s Light parade Saturday

Community

MARQUETTE — Amarah’s Light non-profit announces the fourth annual Amarah’s Light prince/Princess Parade: Walk Run Family Fun set for Saturday at noon at Presque Isle Park in Marquette. Registration starts at 11 a.m. and the walk starts at noon, followed by fun for the whole family. ...

Pie sale coming up

Community

MARQUETTE — The Summer Whole Pie Sale by the South County Fund Committee Women Who Care, a non-profit organization, is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday or until sold out. It will be at the West Branch Township Hall, 1016 County Road 545 N. Proceeds go toward scholarships, grants which ...

‘The Guilty’ to be screened

Community

MARQUETTE — Foreign Flicks, a program dedicated to contemporary films from around the world, presents the 2018 crime drama/thriller “The Guilty” at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room. This is a BYO dinner event. After receiving an emergency ...

Public rail service forums set up

Community

MARQUETTE — Public forums on rail service in the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin are scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT Aug. 26 at the Marquette Township Community Center, 1000 Commerce Drive, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT in the Rhinelander High School Auditorium, 685 Coolidge Ave., ...

Flat Broke Band to perform

Community

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society invite music lovers to a concert with the Flat Broke Blues Band at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 on the library’s front street steps, part of the monthly Bluesday Tuesday series. The Flat Broke Blues Band takes the ...

Brumm to host discussion at PWPL

Community

MARQUETTE — Without the innovations of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs, the exploration of space would not be possible. Join Margaret Brumm at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library for the third in a series of talks on People Who Changed the World. ...

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; ...

Dear Annie

Community

Dear Annie: I want to change my career path to pursue what I really want to do in life. I have two kids, a 2-year-old son and a 3-year-old daughter. Currently, I am a driver for Lyft and Uber, and I work more than 50 hours a week. I’m making a decent amount of money, but it’s not ...

After Amash dumped Trump, his district may do same to him

Michigan News

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Eirran Betka-Pope was on her lunch break when she spotted hundreds of Donald Trump supporters protesting outside the office of Rep. Justin Amash, the first Republican on Capitol Hill to say Congress should begin impeachment proceedings against the president. The ...

4 OD-reversal shots revive man

Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State Police say troopers had to give a driver in the Detroit area four doses of an overdose-reversal drug to revive him after he purportedly ingested heroin on his way home. The Detroit Free Press cites state police as saying troopers responded to calls of a ...

Business owners recruit nonstop — even in the drive-thru line

Business

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK — As Deborah Sweeney placed her order in the drive-thru of a Starbucks near her home, she was impressed by the barista’s attitude and attention to detail. At Sweeney’s next visit, the staffer remembered her name. Sweeney, CEO of ...

Walk for Carlo

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Dozens of people, some who had never met each other before Saturday morning, came together at the Yellow Dog River to pay their respects to fallen Northern Michigan University biology student and wildlife photographer Guiancarlo “Carlo” Bayot Estupigan. The ...

Pictured Rocks Cruises’ new catamaran a step in right direction

Local

MUNISING — Pictured Rocks Cruises’ newest catamaran, took area visitors along the beautiful shoreline of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore for its first time on the Fourth of July. For over 50 years, Pictured Rocks Cruises has provided narrated boat tours and closeup views of the ...

Mobile home fire kills 2-year-old boy

Michigan News

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Mid-Michigan police say a 2-year-old boy has died in a mobile home fire. Mount Pleasant police the child was inside the burning home when officers and firefighters arrived on the scene at the Mount Pleasant Mobile Home Village about 6 p.m. Friday. Flames already ...

Ahead of schedule

Front Page News

NEGAUNEE — A portion of South Baldwin Avenue adjacent to U.S. 41 in the city of Negaunee was reopened to drivers Friday as C&N Railroad finished upgrades to the railroad crossing near the busy intersection. Negaunee City Manager Nate Heffron said the Michigan Department of ...

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 ...

Gwinn schools announces senior awards, scholarships

Community

GWINN — Gwinn Area Community Schools earlier this year announced accolades and scholarships received by the district’s senior students. AWARDS: VALEDICTORIAN — Taylor Jancsi; SALUTATORIAN — Megan Brinker; BETTY CORAN AWARD — Brooke Mannor; E.L. MILLER AWARD — Tucker Taylor ...