Community

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; ...

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Bike Night schedule released GWINN — The Up North Lodge in Gwinn has announced its 2019 Bike Night Tuesday schedule. All events start at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays. The schedule by date, agency being helped and sponsor are: ≤ May 28, MI Bikers Helping Veterans, Marquette Powersports and ...

Some bird species a little behind schedule this spring

“Dabbed with the colors of orioles, grosbeaks, indigo buntings and goldfinches, the spring forest looks more like a line of Christmas trees. What great presents after a long winter!” - Anonymous The best of the spring migration has hit the Upper Peninsula. Social media, listserves and ...

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‘Christmas in June’ event planned MARQUETTE — Range Telecommunications in Marquette wants to make the “season of giving” a year-round event by collecting items from the D.J. Jacobetti wish list during the month of June in their “Christmas in June” event. The local community ...

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; ...

New at Peter White Public Library

Peter White Public Library has a great selection of detective mysteries on DVD. Many series started years ago, but are still being produced, which means you can find the newest season on our New DVD Shelf. Catch up on the latest episodes or enjoy the whole series from the beginning. ...

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Repair Cafe to be open Saturday MARQUETTE — The Transition Marquette County Repair Cafe will be open again on Saturday in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. From noon to 4 p.m. on that day, the public is invited to ...

Pushing speech therapy without pushing daughter away

Dear Annie: Our dear grandson is 5. He’s bright, energetic, kind and wonderful. He speaks with a slight lisp. So did his mother when she was his age. Thanks to a caring teacher who pointed it out to us, we took our daughter to a speech therapist. In just a few sessions, the therapist cured ...

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; ...

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Wurst to offer presentation tonight MARQUETTE — In the summer of 2018 Dr. LouAnn Wurst led a team from Michigan Tech on site work at the former CCC Camp AuTrain, to research the use of the camp as a prisoner of war camp during WWII. In conjunction with the Hiawatha National Forest, this work ...

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; ...

Nonexistent monsters have mom missing sleep

Dear Annie. I have a 6-year-old daughter who won’t go to sleep on her own. She has an innate fear of staying alone in her room. We have tried every way we can think to motivate her to feel comfortable. We reassure her that she’s safe, that we’re in the room next door, that every night she ...

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‘Collection’ performances set MARQUETTE — Guest artist TaMaMa Dance Company presents “Collection,” an original full-length modern dance performance. The show will premiere at 7:30 p.m. June 4 and extend through June 8 at Northern Michigan University’s Panowski Black Box Theatre ...

Pain causing short temper

Dear Annie: I have chronic back pain thanks to sciatica. I chose to treat it with physical therapy and exercise, and I take muscle relaxers and or anti-inflammatory drugs when the pain really flares up. I chose to forego all painkillers, be they opium-based or synthetic. The problem is that the ...

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; ...

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Interactive art display planned MARQUETTE — Words & Music Borderland Arts Meets Marquette Poets Circle an Interactive Display will exhibit art by Borderland Arts of Iron Mountain and poetry by the Marquette Poets Circle from June 1 to July 26 in the Huron Mountain Club Gallery of Peter ...

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; ...

When friends fill void left by family

Dear Annie: My husband and I moved to another state following our retirements a few years ago. We moved to a resort town six hours away from my brother “Billy” and his wife, “Patty.” We encouraged them to visit, but they gave one excuse after another. Billy eventually told me that they ...

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‘New Growth’ exhibit to premiere MARQUETTE —The Marquette Artist Collective Gallery Committee’s next show is titled “New Growth.” Spring is the perfect time to feature new growth of all types. The juried exhibit called for entries exploring new growth to celebrate the arrival of ...

Make new friends but keep the old

Dear Annie: I’m having a hard time trying to keep in touch with my boarding school friends. We went our separate ways after graduating high school and were adamant about keeping in touch. Lately, I feel like we are drifting apart because I’m always the one having to reach out. And whenever ...