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Lottery

Records

Monday DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Monday: Lucky For Life 04-08-15-17-39, Lucky Ball: 2 Poker Lotto KC-JD-9D-10D-5H Midday Daily 3 3-2-3 Midday Daily 4 0-0-7-3 Daily 3 2-8-7 Daily 4 6-2-4-0 Fantasy 5 01-02-14-16-19 Est jackpot: ...

Theater group considers restructuring amid financial concerns

Front Page News

NEGAUNEE — It’s an old story — those involved in theater tend to suffer for the sake of their art, and the Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council at the Historic Vista Theater in Negaunee is no different. The PAAC board unveiled a proposed plan to restructure the operations of the theater ...

Police find body in Lake Superior near Au Train Island

Front Page News

Au TRAIN — A body was found Monday afternoon near the site of a boating accident that occurred Sunday evening in Lake Superior near Au Train Island. Robert Louis, 59, of Lake Orion drowned in the lake and was discovered by the Alger County dive team around 3 p.m., according to a news ...

Police arrest 2 for string of larcenies

Local

MARQUETTE — Two individuals have been identified in connection with a string of larcenies near the 1500 block of Fair Avenue in Marquette. The Marquette Police Department was dispatched to the area around 6 a.m. Sunday in response to a larceny from a motor vehicle complaint, according to an ...

Pound

Records

Found and lodged at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter in Negaunee Township were a short-haired brown male tabby found at K.I. Sawyer; a long-haired silver female senior cat found in Ishpeming; a short-haired gray and white male cat; and a little toy breed male dog found in Marquette. ...

Vernier pleads guilty to bankruptcy fraud

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Less than a year after his daughter was sentenced in federal court in connection to a local $145 million check-kiting scheme, an Ishpeming man pled guilty to bankruptcy fraud. David L. Vernier, who was indicted on the charges in May, pled guilty Monday to one count of ...

400 block of N. Front closed today

Local

MARQUETTE — The 400 block of North Front Street, between Arch and Michigan streets, will be closed today to through traffic from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. for a sanitary main repair. For questions, call the Marquette Public Works Department at 906-228-0444.

Stocks

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AT&T ..................... 38.50 Cliffs N.Resources......7.24 Dow Chemical Co... 63.41 Exxon ...................... 78.23 Ford ......................... 10.91 General Electric ...... 25.36 IBM ...................... 142.32 International Paper ..53.64 Kimberly-Clark ...

‘Steel Magnolias’ touching, poignant

Local

“Steel Magnolias” is recognized by most because of the powerful film made of it in the 80s. A story of the power and depth of female friendships and relationships, it is well served by the movie that most know, but it is so much more powerful presented live in an intimate setting like the ...

Weather

Records

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight, clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog. Lows around 47 inland to around 54 at the shore. Light winds. Wednesday, a 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 73. Light winds becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in ...

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 ...

‘STOP THE HATE’

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — With signs, candles, songs, drums, speeches and moments of silence, about 200 people participated Sunday evening in a “Stop the Hate” rally in front of the U.S. Post Office in Marquette to express solidarity with a community 1,000 miles away that has become the latest face of ...

BUZZ THE GUT

Local

The annual Buzz the Gut Car Show and Parade took place Saturday in Ishpeming. The event began with a Show & Shine at the Cliffs Shaft Mining Museum, which was to be followed by a parade through Ishpeming and Negaunee. (Journal photos by Justin Marietti)

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 HARVEY — Attending ground-breaking ceremonies at the site of Harvey’s future mini-shopping mall were Mike Schwemin, vice president of Jack’s IGA ...

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; ...

Superior Pets

Community

News from UPAWS On Wednesday, UPAWS Shelter broke ground on our new facility and we are excited to retire our 40-year-old facility and find OUR new home. Animal intake and services have grown dramatically since our inception 40 years ago, but not the shelter space. Beyond the small building ...

Relief for veterans

Front Page News

Editor’s note: This story is the third in a month-long series of articles highlighting the work of the Marquette County Veterans Affairs Department’s impact on Marquette County veterans. Northern Michigan University student Cali Hunter, who works at the MCDVA, contributed to this article. ...

Man arrested for base jumping

Region

GOULD CITY — Deputies from the Mackinac County Sheriff’s Office on Friday afternoon arrested a downstate man after being dispatched to microwave relay towers near Moran and Rexton after receiving reports of an individual “base jumping” there. Deputies surmised the individual was ...