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Messiah holding health panel

MARQUETTE — Messiah Lutheran Church will be hosting a panel of community mental health service providers at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. This forum will be held following Messiah’s monthly community meal at 5:30 pm in the church's fellowship hall. Members of the forum will be discussing ...

Blood drive times, sites announced

MARQUETTE — The UPHS-Marquette Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, annnounces these upcoming blood drives throughout the Upper Peninsula. All times local: ≤ Wednesday at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, Manistique, from 1-5:15 p.m. For an appointment call Mindy ...

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‘A Most Outlandish Place’ presented MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center presents “A Most Outlandish Place: The Wreck of the J. S. Seaverns” from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. In the spring of 1884, the small wooden steamer J. S. Seaverns called at the remote Lake Superior ...

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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Traditional music jam Saturday MARQUETTE — From 2-5 p.m. Saturday, the Peter White Public Library will host a traditional music jam in the Community Room on the lower level of the library. Bring a guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, ukulele, harmonica, or just your voice, and join other acoustic ...

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer opportunities available for willing people of all ages in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by contacting Julie Shaw at 315-2607 at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Younger potential volunteers should ...

New at Peter White Public Library

“Madame President: the extraordinary journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.” Cooper, Helene, 2017. 966.62 Co. Nobel Peace Laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is a leading promoter of freedom, peace, justice, women’s empowerment and democratic rule. As Africa’s first democratically-elected ...

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: My husband of 23 years has been working for a four-man department for that whole time. One man retired, so they will be hiring another person. A very qualified young man applied for the job. A married woman also applied. They are planning on hiring the woman. She currently works in ...

Driving class at Negaunee center

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Senior Citizens center will host an AARP Safe Driving class in early November, and the deadline to sign up is Monday, Nov. 5. The class is a research-based course designed to provide senior drivers (50 and older) with a refresher program for driving. It includes ...

Program on Fitzgerald storm set

MARQUETTE — The Edmund Fitzgerald freighter was lost with her entire crew of 29 men on Lake Superior on Nov. 10, 1975, and the legend of the Edmund Fitzgerald is the most famous shipwreck tale of the Great Lakes. Join the Marquette Maritime Museum and Mike Zika of the National Weather ...

PWPL to show ‘Lady Bird’

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites film fans to watch “Lady Bird” at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the library’s Community Room on the lower level. Bring dinner to enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting with other movie lovers. Growing up in 2002 Sacramento, California, ...

‘A Quiet Place’ to be screened

MARQUETTE — Bring lunch and get together with other movie lovers to watch “A Quiet Place” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday 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. The Earth has been devastated ...

What’s flying: Bird migration starts to wind down

“I am quite a dreamer. I think we all are dreamers. We all don’t like to live a practical life all the time. There is a thin line between our hopes and dreams.” — Rani Mukerji Summer provided the Upper Peninsula with more than substantial rains. For some, those rains created disasters ...

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Romirowsky to offer presentation MARQUETTE — Middle East scholar Asaf Romirowsky will present “United Nations Relief and Works Agency: The Crux of the Arab-Israeli Conflict” at Northern Michigan University. He is the author of Religion, Politics, and the Origins of Palestine Refugee ...

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; ...

Supervisor’s friend got the job

Dear Annie: My supervisor hired a friend for a job when there were others who appeared to be more qualified. Applicants had to take a test and score in the top three. The friend didn’t score high enough, but several very qualified co-workers did. The supervisor is asking people to sign off on ...

Here’s the answer to life’s most important question

He was a college student struggling with honest questions about life here and hereafter. His search had taken him away from the childhood beliefs instilled by his parents. Intriguing philosophical and cultic arguments appealed to his desire to be known to his supposed intellectual friends as ...

Worshipping This Week

Marquette Marquette Hope a multi-site united methodist community Reverend Kristi Hintz Reverend Christopher Hintz 906.225.1344 office@mqthope.com www.mqthope.com First Campus 111 E. Ridge Street (Corner of Front and Ridge) 9:00am Worship Child care available. The ...

The calendar 11/01/18

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; ...