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The Calendar

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; ...

Dear Annie: Too little too late?

Dear Annie: I was a lousy husband. Not because of physical or emotional abuse but because of ignorance. I grew up in a household where I never heard my father tell my mother he loved her. I never heard him give her a compliment or ask her opinion. He was a hard worker and a good provider. ...

‘Bookshop’ to be screened at PWPL

MARQUETTE — Bring a lunch and get together with other movie lovers to watch “The Bookshop” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room on the lower level of the library. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all. Note that while the time ...

MRHC open house tonight

MARQUETTE — Dibaajimowinan–Our Stories will be offered from 6:30-8 p.m. today at the Marquette Regional History Center. The center’s annual December open house will focus on Anishinaabe legends. Collaborating with Northern Michigan University Native American Language and Culture Club, ...

The calendar

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; ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I am writing in hopes that you can provide a different and fresh perspective. I have two sons: “George,” 28, and “Fred,” 35. George has lived with us on and off for the past 10 years. I call him my “boomerang kid.” He has finally landed a decent job, and we are giving ...

The calendar

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; ...

Mystery book club to meet

MARQUETTE — Once Upon A Crime, the book group for Mystery Lovers, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Dandelion Cottage Room at the Peter White Public Library to discuss “A Rising Man” by Abir Makheijee. In Calcutta, India, in 1919, Capt.Wyndham, a former Scotland Yard detective, with ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I am the proud owner of a flip cellphone, and I probably wouldn’t have it if public telephones still existed. I use about 100 minutes a month and have sent, in my lifetime, no more than 300 text messages, most of them one or two words in response to a text sent to me. I use no ...

The calendar

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; ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I used to date a lady from Australia who was taught to hold her fork in the European/continental style. When she came to visit me in Milwaukee, she noticed my American style. She seemed put-off but didn’t say anything. We had a pending dinner date with mutual friends, and she ...

Cooking book group to meet

MARQUETTE — Tasty Reads, a book group for readers who like to cook, will focus on “Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir” by Ruth Reichl at noon Tuesday meeting in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room on the upper level. When Ruth Reichl was offered the job as editor-in-chief ...

UPEC grant apps being taken

HOUGHTON — The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition is accepting applications for the 2020 round of its grant-making program. Each year, UPEC makes grants in the areas of environmental education and community conservation as part of its mission to ensure a healthy environment and vibrant ...

Caregiver Community to meet

MARQUETTE — Caregiver Community, an informal group for caregivers and their loved ones to come together and share their experiences and ideas, meets at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Marquette’s Big Boy Restaurant in the private room. There will be a different topic on the second Wednesday of every ...

Doctor to give presentation

MARQUETTE — At noon Wednesday, Kathryn Lerche, DO, will present MD vs. DO: What’s the Difference? in this month’s Meet the Physician session in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room on the upper level. Lerche is a UPHS Family Medicine Resident Physician, having earned her ...

Bulletin Board

Front Street Brass set to perform MARQUETTE — Get into the holiday spirit with a concert performed by Front Street Brass at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room on the lower level. Front Street Brass is a seven-person brass ensemble with David Allen on ...

Bullied sister counts days until she leaves for college

DEAR ABBY: I have a very toxic relationship with my older sister. I still live at home, although I’ll be leaving for college in a few years. Abby, she has been emotionally abusing me for years. It got so bad at one point that I considered suicide. I don’t believe I would ever go through ...

Pouring cold water on romantic entanglements

Dear Annie: A few years ago, I moved into a duplex owned by an old college friend of mine, “Robby,” and his wife. During this time, I became very close friends with Robby’s wife. Earlier this year I moved out. Around this same time, Robby’s wife told him that she was thinking of ...

The calendar

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; ...

Keeping debt from ruining Christmas spirit

Q: We’re still a few weeks out from Christmas and (once again) we’ve already blown our budget. I sometimes wonder if it will take until next Christmas to get this Christmas paid off! I guess this year is kind of a wash, but next year I want to be more disciplined. Do you have any helpful ...