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Health department warns vaccine may be limited initially

Front Page News

By CHRISTIE MASTRIC Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Health Department on Thursday cautioned there will not be enough COVID-19 v­­­accine doses to be distributed initially after they are approved. “We are all waiting for safe and effective COVID vaccines and ...

Appeals court: Trump election challenge in Michigan is moot

Front Page News

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan appeals court turned down an appeal Friday from President Donald Trump's campaign in a challenge to how absentee ballots were handled in Detroit and other issues. In a brief order, the court said the lawsuit fails because Michigan's election results, including ...

Round up campaign kicks off

Community

MARQUETTE — The annual Round Up at the Register campaign to raise money for the United Way of Marquette County kicked off at the Marquette Food Co-op last week, with a goal to raise $5,000 to benefit local community organizations, organizer said in an announcement. Throughout the holiday ...

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 ...

Rehmann donates to Cheer Club

Front Page News

Sydney Rehmann of Marquette shows off one of the items she and her mother Cheryl Rehmann donated to The Mining Journal’s Cheer Club on Wednesday. The Cheer Club, which kicked off Nov. 27, collects unwrapped toys and gifts to be donated to local children and families in need during the holiday ...

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 MARQUETTE — A National Mine man was arraigned Monday in Ishpeming District Court on two felony counts in connection with bomb explosions in western ...

Pet licenses available online

Community

MARQUETTE — Marquette city residents looking to license their dog or cat can now find the applications available online at the city’s website, along with instructions for completing the form correctly. Once completed, the application can be returned to the City Clerk’s office either by ...

Contemplative sessions this month

Community

MARQUETTE — Meditate Marquette Center for Meditation and Contemplative Practices is offering several contemplative practice sessions throughout December. A one-day virtual retreat for deepening personal practices is being offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Retreats are a time-honored ...

Hawk release set for Saturday

Community

MARQUETTE — The Chocolay Raptor Center has announced a young red-tailed hawk will be released back to the wild this Saturday. The release will take place at 1 p.m. in a field in L’Anse. The hawk was rescued just over a month ago, unable to fly in that area, according to the release from ...

MSCO seeks Orhanen

Local

MARQUETTE —The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information on the current location of Jack Alan Orhanen to contact the sheriff's office at 906-225-8470 According to MSCO, Orhanen is wanted on a four-count felony warrant for: ≤ Failure to Stop at Scene of ...

GOP senator: Let high schools decide about opening

Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING — A Republican lawmaker pressed a top state health official Thursday to lift an order closing all Michigan high schools to in-person instruction due to the coronavirus, saying the decision should be left at the local level. "Let the parents ...

No charges in fatal accident

Michigan News

CHARLOTTE (AP) — An elderly motorist whose SUV slammed into the back of a horse-drawn buggy on a southern Michigan road, killing three Amish children from the same family, will not be charged, a prosecutor’s office said. Because of his age, the coronavirus pandemic and his lack of a ...

Authorities look for Mackinac Bridge climber

Michigan News

ST. IGNACE (AP) — Authorities are looking for someone who boldly climbed to the top of a Mackinac Bridge tower, took pictures and later posted them on social media. The incident apparently occurred in early November. Alarms were triggered hours apart, but no one was caught, the Mackinac ...

Stocks

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AT&T .....................29.23 Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. ..11.99 Dow ..........................53.60 Exxon .....................40.21 Flagstar...............36.89 Ford ............................9.21 General Electric ..........10.60 IBM ...

Lottery

Records

DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Thursday: Poker Lotto: QD-10D-7H-10H-9S Midday Daily 3: 0-6-2 Midday Daily 4: 1-8-6-7 Daily 3: 1-0-5 Daily 4: 7-6-0-4 Fantasy 5: 02-08-11-16-26 Keno:04-08-13-16-22-27-31-33-35-38-44-46-50-52-55-56-58-63-70-72-74-77 Mega ...

US virus deaths top 3,100 in a single day for 1st time

Coronavirus

By SAM METZ Associated Press The U.S. recorded over 3,100 COVID-19 deaths in a single day, obliterating the record set last spring, while the number of Americans in the hospital with the virus has eclipsed 100,000 for the first time and new cases have begun topping 200,000 a day, according ...

UN and world leaders meet to forge path to end pandemic

Coronavirus

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly president opened the world body’s first special session on COVID-19 Thursday, calling it a historic and overdue moment of reckoning to forge a path to end the pandemic that not only ensures people everywhere have access to vaccines but ...

Supreme Court orders another look

Coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a lower federal court to reexamine California restrictions on indoor religious services in areas hard hit by the coronavirus in light of the justices’ recent ruling in favor of churches and synagogues in New York. The high ...