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Family owned medical practice may be forced to close amid pandemic

MARQUETTE — As lifelong medical professionals, the Olson family wants nothing more than to be there in this time of need for the Marquette community. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic may cause them to have to temporarily close their medical facilities. “Everybody is staying at ...

Cambensy on vote to extend state of emergency, disaster declarations

LANSING — On April 1, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of disaster and expanded the state of emergency across the entire state of Michigan, a press release states. This state of disaster declaration replaces the state of emergency, which was set to expire April 7 due to state law. ...

SHF OKs more funding for COVID-19 battle

MARQUETTE — In response to an overwhelming need on the part of health-centered, non-profit organizations across the Upper Peninsula, the Superior Health Foundation is funneling additional dollars into the COVID-19 Pandemic Fund, a foundation press release states. Today, the SHF Board of ...

Meijer Easter Sunday hours set

MARQUETTE — Meijer is closing early on Easter Sunday to give its team members the opportunity to spend time with their families. The retailer’s hours on Easter Sunday will be as follows: ≤ Meijer Stores: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ≤ Meijer Pharmacies: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ≤ Meijer Express ...

Peter White Public Library Youth Services

PWPL April Literacy/Activity Calendar, Kindergarten through 6th grade: ≤ Today: Milk fireworks. Put a cup of milk in a tray, drop a few colors of food coloring in it and use popsicle sticks dipped in laundry detergent to “firework” the colors. ≤ Thursday: Legos. Build an awesome ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 42 years, with no children. We are both born and bred New Yorkers. After we retired from very high-pressured careers, we decided it was time to settle in a nice, quiet community. This was more my husband’s idea than mine, but I agreed to make ...

Reader alert

LANSING — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is seeking election workers to support elections amidst the coronavirus crisis. The May 5 local elections will be conducted primarily by mail, but election workers are needed to process and count ballots and staff clerk offices. “Elections are ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My husband of almost 22 years died of cancer a few months ago. Overall, I’ve done well coping with his loss. I’m involved in our new small-town community, where we built a beautiful custom home just 3 1/2 years ago, and I have many wonderful new friends and neighbors who ...

Nature’s Gifts by Scot Stewart

In his book “The Journey Home”, Edward Abbey describes walking this way: “There are some good things to say about walking...Walking takes longer than any other known form of locomotion except crawling. This it stretches time and prolongs life. Life is already too short to waste on speed. ...

And the people stayed home, like they are supposed to

Dear Readers: We are living in unprecedented times. With many states imposing mandatory lockdowns and so many of our health care workers on the front lines, I wanted to offer a few thoughts. First is a huge thank-you to those doctors, nurses and health care workers who are dealing with this ...

Reader Alert

MENOMINEE — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office – in tandem with Menominee County Prosecutor Jeffrey Rogg – sent cease and desist letters to three Menominee County businesses for failing to comply with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order, which ...

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: A few months ago, my husband was laid off from his job. When that happened, he asked if he could just stay home and work on his own personal projects and interests. I work a corporate 9 to 5 job and can barely cover our bills without his salary, but I said yes because I wanted him ...

Reader Alert

LANSING — With the increasing popularity in video-teleconferencing due to employees, students and others communicating remotely during the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is warning consumers of potential hijacking and cybersecurity breaches. “We ...

What’s Flying: True spring getting off to a great start

“We lose our souls if we lose the experience of the forest, the butterflies, the song of the birds, if we can’t see the stars at night.” — Thomas Berry True spring got off to a great start in parts of the Upper Peninsula when considered with an experienced understanding of U.P. spring. ...

Together: Jandron

NEGAUNEE — Anthony G. Jandron and Gabrielle O. Martin were married on July 27, 2018 at Carp River Gardens in Negaunee in a ceremony officiated by Nolan Rogers. Gabrielle is the daughter of Julie and George Patrick of Twin Lakes, Wisc., and Gary Martin of Grand Rapids, Mich. The groom is the ...