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Wednesday DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Wednesday: Classic Lotto 47 12-16-28-33-38-40 Estimated jackpot: $1.2 million Poker Lotto QD-QH-KS-7C-6H Midday Daily 3 1-1-3 Midday Daily 4 3-5-3-0 Daily 3 2-5-0 Daily 4 2-8-1-8 Fantasy ...

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Found and lodged at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter in Negaunee Township were a medium-haired brown tabby cat found in Negaunee Township; and a short-haired black female senior cat found at K.I. Sawyer. Call 475-6661 or visit upaws.org to find out about animals waiting for ...

U.P. rodeo royalty welcomed at Journal

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Royalty from the 2016 Great Lakes Rodeo visit The Mining Journal Friday. From left, team roper Tyler Melchiori, 15, Princess Makayla Sanville, 15, Little Miss Shaylin Porath, 8, Mining Journal Publisher Jim Reevs and Queen Taylor Petrie, 19. (Journal photo by Mary Wardell)

Karen Wertanen earns Daughter of the Year award

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National Society Daughters of the American Revolution member Karen Wertanen of Ishpeming, right, is presented with the Onagomingkway Chapter Daughter of the Year Award by Regent Sarah Smart of Marquette. Wertanen received this award for her work on behalf of the chapter in helping with the ...

Apology tour

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MARQUETTE — Some Yoopers don’t take well to insult. But many things can be forgiven with an apology and free beer. Lines spanned far outside the doors of Blackrocks Brewery Tuesday night, as a New York CEO offered to pick up the tab as an apology for a customer service mishap that turned ...

A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

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TOIVOLA — Not only is 2017 the 100th anniversary of the independence of Finland, it is also the 125th anniversary of the founding of Toivola by Finnish immigrants. Becky Hoekstra, chairwoman of the Toivola 125th Year Reunion Committee, said in 1892 seven families settled in what became the ...

Travel Marquette aids 4th of July fund

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Travel Marquette recently made a $1,000 contribution to the Marquette Area Fourth of July Celebration fund to support Marquette’s parade and fireworks display. Pictured, left to right, are Anna Dravland, Travel Marquette Community Relations and Event Marketing coordinator; Tom Baldini, ...

Weather

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Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, showers likely, mainly between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Thursday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8 a.m. ...

Prelim hearing held in Benz case

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MARQUETTE — During an extended preliminary examination Tuesday, Judge Cheryl Hill determined enough probable cause exists in the case relating to the death of 11-year-old Tysen Benz for it to move forward in the Marquette County Probate Court. A 13-year-old girl, who is not being named due ...

Esky man gets prison for robbery

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ESCANABA — An 18-year-old Escanaba male was sentenced to two to 10 years in prison for robbing $268 from a local motel clerk held at knifepoint last summer. The judgment was handed down in Delta County Circuit Court on Monday. Jacob Allen Christopher Jones pleaded guilty to larceny from a ...

Robot visits Birchview students

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Birchview Elementary School in Ishpeming was recently visited by a 95-pound remote control robot. Team members from the Westend Gearbusters, headquartered in Westwood High School, brought their competition robot that they designed, built and programmed. It can move in any direction, place ...

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AT&T ..................... 38.66 Cliffs N.Resources......5.84 Dow Chemical Co... 65.10 Exxon ...................... 82.31 Ford ......................... 11.12 General Electric ...... 28.13 IBM ...................... 154.95 International Paper ..56.69 Kimberly-Clark ...

Township approves special assessment

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township Board on Tuesday approved a .19-mill increase to the special assessment that funds its fire department to finance the purchase of a used ambulance and expand the department’s ability to respond to emergency medical calls. “If you think about it, ...

Local briefing

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Scheduled power outage Friday NEGAUNEE — The City of Negaunee will have a scheduled power outage from 2:30-6:30 a.m. Friday. This outage is due to substation repairs. Questions can be directed to the city’s Electric Department at 475-9991. Children’s Fishing Day Saturday SENEY ...

Munising schools announce honor roll

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Munising Middle/High School 2016-2017 Honor Roll Quarter 3 Honor Roll *Denotes 4.0 GPA 12th Grade Bethany Baron, Jason Biddinger, *Peyton Bonevelle, Abigail Brown, *Rachel Cooper, Corey Cotey, *Bailey Downs, Josie Hart, Alexis Heyrman, Jared Immel, *Marissa Immel, Alex Johnson, Kylee ...

Michigan House adjourns without OK’ing job incentives

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LANSING — The Michigan House has adjourned for at least three weeks without voting to approve tax incentives for companies that add jobs in the state, after a top Republican said he learned that Gov. Rick Snyder had won Democratic support for the bills in a deal that would undermine House GOP ...

Police log

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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 ...

Ishpeming High School announces honor roll

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Ishpeming High School Honor Roll Quarter 3 *Indicates All A’s 9th grade Gavin Argall, Ava Asgaard, Berkli Asgaard, Breck Bell, Preston Collette, John Corkin*, Darien Dauphinais, Eros DeWitt, Kyle Ericson, Maija Fox*, Lydia Gugin, Ty Kauppinen*, Willard Kestila, Kayla Koski*, Brent ...

German forces capture Tobruk during WWII

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Today is Wednesday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2017. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer begins at 12:24 a.m. Eastern time. Today’s Highlights in History: On June 21, 1942, German forces led by Generaloberst (Colonel General) Erwin Rommel captured the Libyan city of Tobruk during ...

Lottery

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Tuesday DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Tuesday: Poker Lotto JD-4C-9C-9D-6S Midday Daily 3 1-8-2 Midday Daily 4 4-2-0-9 Daily 3 5-0-2 Daily 4 6-0-1-2 Fantasy 5 05-12-16-27-37 Estimated jackpot: ...