News

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; ...

YMCA board makes Zdunek permanent CEO

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Interim CEO Jenna Zdunek was officially elected the permanent CEO of the YMCA of Marquette County by the organization’s board of directors Monday evening, after steering the Y through a stormy transition over the last nine months. In its first meeting of the year, the ...

Bulletin Board

Community

School of choice apps in Negaunee NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee High and Middle Schools are accepting applications for the second semester for School of Choice students. Students must be enrolled by January 30, 2017. Applications are located at all of the school buildings, the ...

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 ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

Local

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — A slump in personal computer sales that was felt across much of the nation had little effect here. In fact, many local dealers report ...

Cedar Tree Institute is ‘Dancing for the Earth’

Local

MARQUETTE — Celebrating nature and the environmental work performed by nonprofits is the focus of an event Thursday, set at one of Marquette’s most revered and cherished natural settings, Presque Isle Park. “Dancing for the Earth,” organized by Maria Formolo and Carrie Biolo, is a ...

Jacobetti memorial service planned

Local

MARQUETTE — Lake Superior Hospice invites the public to a Memorial Service at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Chapel located within the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Anyone in the community who has lost a loved one and would like to honor and celebrate their memory is welcome ...

Weather

Records

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, isolated snow showers in the evening then scattered snow showers overnight. Cloudy. Lows zero to 5 above inland to around 9 above at the shore. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent. Thursday, mostly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs 15 ...

Stocks

Records

AT&T ..................... 40.81 Cliffs N.Resources.....9.39 Dow Chemical Co... 57.67 Exxon ...................... 85.93 Ford ......................... 12.85 General Electric ...... 31.37 IBM ...................... 165.52 International Paper ..53.78 Kimberly-Clark ...

Pound

Records

No strays were found and lodged at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter in Negaunee Township. Call 475-6661 or visit upaws.org to find out about the many animals waiting for adoption. Found and lodged at the Alger County Animal Shelter in Munising were two orange male tiger-striped ...

Vessels

Records

MARQUETTE — The Michipicoten was expected at 1 p.m. today at the Lake Superior & Ishpeming ore dock in Marquette’s Upper Harbor. Due at 9 a.m. Thursday is the Honorable James L. Oberstar.

Lottery

Records

DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Tuesday: Poker Lotto JD-QH-JS-7C-10C Midday Daily 3 7-9-8 Midday Daily 4 3-9-0-5 Daily 3 6-1-6 Daily 4 5-7-6-5 Fantasy 5 08-18-20-23-39 Estimated ...

The Black Shore Part 2

Superior History

MARQUETTE — Last week we discussed the “Black Shore” the north side of Marquette’s harbor including the Jackson Iron Dock and the Waterworks building. Around the time the Waterworks project was conceived, The Mining Journal was grousing, “The old Jackson cut is, at present, ...

Chocolay Township doesn’t oppose KBIC trust request

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — With a split-vote decision Monday the Chocolay Township Board decided not to oppose the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community’s request for trust status on 64 acres of property it owns near the Ojibwa II Casino, but asked the federal agency making that decision to wait until after the ...

YMCA board makes Zdunek permanent CEO

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Interim CEO Jenna Zdunek was officially elected the permanent CEO of the YMCA of Marquette County by the organization’s board of directors Monday evening, after steering the Y through a stormy transition over the last nine months. In their first meeting of the year, the ...