News

The calendar

Community

DITOR’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

Genealogical society to meet MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Genealogical Society will be meeting at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Library. The public is welcome. PWPL to host knitting guild MARQUETTE — UP North Knitting Guild will meet from 5-7 p.m. ...

Should opposites attract?

Community

Dear Annie: I am a soon-to-be divorced man who has suffered a great deal of pain after the collapse of my lengthy marriage. After enduring the dissolution of multiple post-separation relationships, I found what in many ways is the perfect woman. As we have gotten to know each other, however, ...

Top auto awards go to Hyundai, Ram

Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai scored two out of three wins on Monday in the North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year awards, as the Detroit auto show’s press previews officially got underway. The Hyundai Genesis G70 and Hyundai Kona took the car and utility awards, respectively, ...

Trade war delaying Chinese automaker’s US plans

Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war has delayed but not derailed Chinese automaker GAC Motor's plans to enter the American market, company officials said Monday. Company President Yu Jun, speaking at Detroit's North American International Auto Show, said the dispute is a factor in ...

Hip-hop, skater culture helps make clothing company popular

Michigan News

By BREANA NOBLE The Detroit News AP Member Exchange DETROIT — Moyra Aontsalakis walked into the flagship Carhartt store in midtown and made a beeline for the wall of beanies. “A lot of my friends like Carhartt,” said the 16-year-old from Toronto, who was in town for an indoor ...

Wife charged in husband’s murder

Michigan News

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A soldier at home in Michigan during the holidays was ambushed and killed by another soldier on New Year’s Eve in a plot that involved the victim’s wife, authorities said Monday. Kemia Hassel, 22, and Jeremy Cuellar, 24, were charged with murder in Berrien ...

Energy assessments

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula winters are known nationwide for their duration, snowfall and intense cold. Those who live in the area also know a U.P. winter can mean soaring heat and electric bills as residents work to keep the chill out of their homes. These bills can be challenging for many ...

Efficiency tip sheet

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — The Superior Watershed Partnership’s home energy assessment program is designed to help income-qualified households conserve energy and reduce utility bills, but organizers emphasized there are a number of basic energy efficiency and weatherization strategies the general public ...

Kivela Fund, GLRC lead the effort to break the stigma

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — “You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering.” This quote from Ernest Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms” is especially poignant to those who suffer from mental illness or substance abuse issues, because the stigma surrounding the diseases can encourage ...

Ishpeming Township, Delta County pacts on table

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Board of Commissioners will consider proposed agreements with Ishpeming Township and Delta County in addition to several other action items at the next meeting of the board, which will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday in room 231 of the county courthouse’s Henry ...

Barr as attorney general: old job, very different Washington

Front Page News

WASHINGTON — When William Barr was attorney general in the early 1990s, he was outspoken about some of America’s biggest problems — violent crime, drug addiction, teenage pregnancy. The “Age of Aquarius,” he warned, had given way to crack babies and broken families, misery and ...

Police investigate B&E incident

Local

MARQUETTE — Police in St. Ignace are currently investigating the breaking and entering of an unoccupied home that occurred between Dec. 30 and Thursday, according to officials from the St. Ignace Police Department. The home was entered through a side door and several long guns, a safe, a ...

Markkanen to hold office hours

Local

MARQUETTE — State Rep. Greg Markkanen of Houghton announced his January office hours for residents of the 110th district. “I am honored to be the voice for the people of the 110th District in Lansing,” Markkanen said in a press release. “It is imperative I am accessible and know what ...

Library board to meet Tuesday

Local

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Shiras Room, second floor of the Peter White Public Library. This meeting is open to the public.

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; ...

Program on veganism planned

Community

MARQUETTE — The public is invited to join Northern Vegans for a free class on how to make the transition to a vegan lifestyle. The class will take place in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. Vegan snacks will be ...

Care Clinic fundraiser coming up

Community

MARQUETTE — The Knights of Columbus Council 689 will host its annual All-You-Care-To-Eat Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the Care Clinic of Marquette on Saturday at the St. Peter Cathedral Hall. Serving will take place between 4:30-7 p.m. Dinner includes spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, ...

PWPL to present puppet show

Community

MARQUETTE — On Saturday, the Peter White Public Library will present “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” as part of its “Once Upon a Time” puppet show series. There will be two performances: one at 1 p.m. and another at 2 p.m. in the library’s Community Room on the lower level. In this ...