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Wastewater plant resolution approved

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NEGAUNEE — The former wastewater treatment plant property along Marquette County Road 480 in Negaunee may be headed to the auction block. The Negaunee City Council voted unanimously on Thursday to approve a resolution to authorize the discontinuance of its interest in publicly owned ...

Dark store bills introduced

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MARQUETTE — On Wednesday, the first day of the 100th Michigan Legislature, state Rep. Beau LaFave, R-Iron Mountain, introduced several bills, including plans that address some of his top priorities for the next two years, like “dark store” property valuations, car insurance and concealed ...

GM raises 2018 forecast, predicts stronger 2019 earnings

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DETROIT — General Motors strengthened its pretax profit estimate for 2018 and predicted even stronger performance for this year as it executives made a presentation to investors today. Shares jumped 7 percent at the opening bell. CEO Mary Barra also says the company doesn’t foresee any ...

Cambensy honors participants of 2018 school safety forums

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MARQUETTE — State Rep. Sara Cambensy, D-Marquette, on Monday will be presenting a School Safety Tribute to highlight state and local law enforcement officials who participated in school safety town halls last spring. The presentation will occur at 9:45 a.m. Monday at Ishpeming High ...

Federal workers get $0 pay stubs as shutdown drags on

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By BRADY McCOMBS and MICHELLE SMITH Associated Press Federal employees received pay stubs with nothing but zeros on them Friday as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills. All told, an estimated 800,000 government ...

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 ...

Rotary club opens grant cycle

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette Breakfast Rotary on Tuesday announced changes to its annual grant program. Due to the success of the club’s annual “Fishboil” fundraiser, the club is now offering two separate grant cycles, a press release from the group states. Small grants will support ...

Local briefing

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1 injured, 1 cited after 3-vehicle crash MARQUETTE — One person was transported to the hospital for a minor injury and one woman was cited after a three-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Chocolay Township, according to the the Chocolay Township Police Department. The accident, which took ...

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; ...

Bulletin Board

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Choral leadership prospects set MARQUETTE — Every year the Marquette Choral Society considers whether and to whom to present annual Upper Peninsula Choral Leadership Awards, launched in 1991 in celebration of its then 20th anniversary. The society invites nominations for this award, which ...

Family member is self-centered

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Dear Annie: At the family gatherings on my spouse’s side, my brother-in-law “Albert” wants to loudly dominate any conversation by either talking about his life or showing his “great” knowledge and opinions on other subjects. He rarely inquires about how anyone else is or shows much ...

Winter is a great time to see wildlife

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“‘Hear! hear!’ screamed the jay from a neighboring tree, where I had heard a tittering for some time, ‘winter has a concentrated and nutty kernel, if you know where to look for it.’” - Henry David Thoreau If you are a bird, the key to surviving in the Upper Peninsula during the ...

Bulletin Board

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Author talk event held Monday MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites the public to an author talk with Tom and Rhonda Casselman. The event will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday in the Library’s Community Room on the lower level. After 40 years of practicing criminal law across ...

Sister’s behavior has changed

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Dear Annie: I am writing to ask your opinion about the change in my sister’s behavior toward me. I have two sisters, and the one I am speaking of is my elder sister, “Ruth.” Ruth has always been envious of my younger sister and me and resented the close relationship I had with our ...

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; ...

New at Peter White Public Library

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New Year, New Recipes Tiffin: 500 Authentic Recipes Celebrating India’s Regional Cuisine (641.5954 VE) – This hefty cookbook (it is physically heavy) is a great resource for Indian recipes. It made the top of many of the ‘Best of’ lists for 2018 and it’s easy to see why. At almost ...