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Dear Annie: Worried about a soldier far away

Community

Dear Annie: I am 13 years old, and I have a problem that I am too embarrassed to talk about with anyone at home or school. My stepbrother is 19 years old, and he enlisted in the Army after he graduated from high school. I don’t know why I feel this way, but I am scared to death that ...

YMCA seeking volunteers

Community

MARQUETTE — The YMCA’s Reach and Rise program is looking for a volunteer to help three to four hours a week filing, preparing paperwork and other office duties. Volunteers should contact Melissa DeMarse, Reach and Rise Director at 227-9622.

WinterFest Tailgate set for Friday

Community

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Special Events Committee will host the inaugural WinterFest Tailgate from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday before the NMU-Michigan Tech hockey game. The tailgate will be held in a heated tent between the PEIF and the Berry Events Center. The event will include ...

Ishpeming VFW to hold dance

Community

ISHPEMING — Ishpeming VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St., will host a dance from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday. The Richie Yurkovich Band will be playing a variety of music. Cost is $8 at the door. Refreshments and a meal will be available for purchase. All are welcome. For more information, call 486-4856.

Stocks

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AT&T ..................... 41.73 Cliffs N.Resources...11.67 Dow Chemical Co... 61.22 Exxon ..................... 81.89 Ford ........................ 12.69 General Electric ..... 30.52 IBM ...................... 180.26 International Paper ..52.76 Kimberly-Clark ...

Lottery

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DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Tuesday: Poker Lotto: JD-AD-5C-2D-6S Midday Daily 3: 6-6-0 Midday Daily 4: 2-1-7-4 Daily 3: 6-8-5 Daily 4: 8-9-6-3 Fantasy 5: 02-08-17-19-32 Estimated jackpot: ...

Pound

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Found and lodged at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter in Negaunee Township were a short-haired gray Siamese mix black cat in Champion and a short-haired gray and black male cat found in Champion. Call 475-6661 or visit upaws.org to find out about animals waiting for adoption. Found ...

Weather

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Marquette and vicinity: Today, unseasonably warm. A slight chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs 48 to 53. Light winds. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tonight, rain showers likely in the evening, then snow showers, possibly mixed with ...

Ladies of the Maccabees

Superior History

MARQUETTE — The Knights of the Maccabees were formed in Canada sometime after the Civil War and the organization soon spread to the United States with its U.S. headquarters in Port Huron. The group provided social and self-improvement activities for their members and families, but primarily ...

‘Not My Presidents Day’ rally held in Marquette

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — A Monday satellite rally of the national “Not My Presidents Day” movement brought out dozens of protesters who let their opinions about President Donald Trump be known. The event took place on Presidents Day in front of the U.S. Postal Service building at the corner of Third ...

City adds almost $1M to project

Local

MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission approved an amendment to the new Municipal Service Center construction project at its regular meeting last week to include a salt barn and other high-priority items, officials said. The design-build amendment will add more than $800,000 to the cost ...

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; ...

Negaunee manager no longer employed

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — The Negaunee City Council voted 4 to 2 in favor of an employment separation agreement with City Manager Jeff Thornton. Council members Bill Richards and Jim Kantola were elected on Nov. 8 for a term that started in January. Council member Nick Visser was appointed by the ...

Spring weight restrictions expand

Local

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Transportation and local agencies are enacting additional annual spring weight restrictions to protect roads. Effective at noon Friday, weight restrictions were imposed and enforced on all state trunkline highways from the Michigan/Indiana and ...

Bulletin Board

Community

Presentation on drugs planned MARQUETTE — Forensic scientist Zach Blaksmith and addiction medicine physican Dr. John Lehtinen will present “Drugs: More Dangerous Than You Think” at Northern Michigan University. Their talk begins at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Jamrich Hall Auditorium. A ...

Jail diversion effort established

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — A grant recently awarded to Pathways Community Mental Health could reduce the amount of mentally ill individuals behind bars, helping redirect them from the criminal justice system to community-based treatment programs more suitable to their personal needs. The $260,000 grant ...

DNR, MVAA offer fireworks free July 4

Community

MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Veterans Agency again have collaborated to offer Fireworks-Free Fourth of July alternative camping options for veterans and other visitors seeking a quieter holiday this season. Several Michigan state parks and ...

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 ...

Lottery

Records

DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Monday: Lucky For Life: 02-14-18-25-27; Lucky Ball: 10 Poker Lotto:  KD-5D-9D-2H-3H Midday Daily 3: 5-8-5 Midday Daily 4: 0-0-4-5 Daily 3: 1-7-1 Daily 4: 6-2-5-6 Fantasy 5: 03-07-28-31-36 Estimated ...