The Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 18 Apr 2014 09:18:54 EDTFri, 18 Apr 2014 09:18:54 EDT Upper Peninsula Teen USA - Brooke Brauer will be putting in some hard work during the coming months, getting ready to compete in the Miss Michigan Teen USA pageant. But one aspect of the effort she especially looks forward. Dress shopping.Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTEqual work, equal pay: Common sense rules working your very best all year long. It's probably not that hard to do.Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTMiss Upper Peninsula USA - Jimme Vereb isn't resting on her laurels. The new Miss Upper Peninsula USA is already hard at work, preparing for the next level of competition: The Miss Michigan USA pageant this summer.Sat, 5 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe good, the bad: The news business nearly 32 years in the news business, I can tell you this: There are days when I go home and try to "wash" my brain of some of the stories I have read and of some I have written.Sat, 5 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTNew books - Three books authored by people with Marquette County connections have recently been released: Andrea Scapino: "Once, Then" Scarpino, who lives in the Marquette area, has published her full-length poetry debut with the March 15 release...Sat, 29 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDT