Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 1 Sep 2014 03:40:10 EDTMon, 1 Sep 2014 03:40:10 EDT Day is much more than brats, backyards and brews this Labor Day, many of us will take some time to cheer on our friends and neighbors during the annual Labor Day Parade in Ishpeming, and get together with family for a Monday afternoon barbecue, weather permitting.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTOpolka well deserving of agency boat honor Michigan Department of Natural Resources -following a long-standing tradition of its law enforcement division- named a new 27-foot patrol boat for Frank Opolka, a former deputy director of the agency, whose career spanned more than three decades.Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTWith great police firepower comes great responsibility police have a mine-resistant ambush vehicle. Barry County has not one, but five, grenade launchers.Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTBlues Fest is great way to spend weekend might need your umbrella, but don't let the possibility of rain keep you from checking out tonight's start of the 11th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest at Elwood Mattson Lower Harbor Park.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSchool is in session - extra caution needed's easy to tell that classes started this week at Northern Michigan University - there are a lot more people moving around town.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT