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Japanese shrine still flashpoint 68 years after war

September 5, 2013 TOKYO (AP) — In the steamy heat of mid-August, the tranquil, cherry tree-shaded grounds of Yasukuni Shrine in the heart of Tokyo seem an unlikely hotbed of provocation. more »»

Senior events

September 5, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon,Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Comunity Building, call 494-2721. Alzheimer’s Memory Group, 1 p.m. Community Buildi. more »»

Turn the Page

August 29, 2013 MARQUETTE — At FinnFest 2013 in the Copper Country this past June, Marc Himes had a table showcasing his woodturning pieces when he was approached by someone with a question. more »»

Retiree uses martial arts to keep mind, body solid

August 29, 2013 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Fernando Dominguez’s life is the story of one accomplishment after another. more »»

Senior events

August 29, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: No Senior Dining. GRAND MARAIS: No Senior Dining. GWINN: Senior Center Closed. ISHPEMING: Senior Center Closed. LOST CREEK: No Senior Dining MARQUETTE: Senior Center Closed. more »»

Aging Baby Boomers want things toned down

August 22, 2013 Homeowner Christine Igot knows one thing for sure. “I will not have a fridge in my kitchen ever again,” she says firmly. more »»

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly looking for volunteers

August 22, 2013 By KURT HAUGLIE Houghton Daily Mining Gazette HANCOCK — The Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly visiting program is not only good for the organization’s elderly friends, it’s good for the visitor... more »»

Senior events

August 22, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Building, call 494-2721. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

MUKKALA on MUKKALA

August 15, 2013 MARQUETTE — Many will be saddened today to open this section of The Mining Journal and not see the familiar smiling face of Ben Mukkala, accompanied by a column that would, among other things, remin... more »»

Senior events

August 15, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Building, call 494-2721. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

They’re gettin’ hitched

August 8, 2013 MARQUETTE — When people learn that Ruhl Bunker and Gloriana Bushong are engaged, a look of surprise crosses their faces. more »»

Writer bids farewell in final column

August 8, 2013 Many folks at my age (83 years) find it advisable to have regular contact with their family doctor. Various aches and pains often lead to one prescription or another. Such is the case with m. more »»

Senior events

August 8, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Building, call 494-2721. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Taking flight

August 1, 2013 MARQUETTE — The upcoming mission of Upper Peninsula Honor Flight will wing its way to Washington, D.C., Sept. 18, once again filled with World War II veterans. more »»

Doing what you can is important

August 1, 2013 “There are a finite amount of goods and services available on this earth. Economics is the way it is distributed. more »»

Senior events

August 1, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Building, call 494-2721. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

State’s best: Clark wins Governor’s Service Award

July 25, 2013 MARQUETTE — Negaunee resident Yvonne Clark was honored by Gov. Rick Snyder Tuesday night as Michigan’s Senior Volunteer of the Year. more »»

Use it or lose it something all must know

July 25, 2013 I thought of an old friend just now. No particular reason except that I was passing a spot where he and I had once camped out and he came to mind. more »»

Senior events

July 25, 2013 MONDAY CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Twp. Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GRAND MARAIS: Senior Dining, noon, Community Building, call 494-2721. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Life’s small pleasures count most

July 18, 2013 I had been out to the beach and was returning. I’ve a plastic lawn chair set up on the north end of the dock/bridge across our bayou. I have it screwed down so it doesn’t blow away. more »»

 
 

 

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