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Dear Annie

Dear Annie: This is another letter about an alcoholic woman. I believe the people around her are enabling her drinking. They don’t catch on because she has convinced them and herself that her drinking is cool and sophisticated. Drinking liberates her, makes her the life of the party and 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; ...

UPCM hosting warm up party

MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum will host a U.P. 200 Family “Warm Up” Party from 5-7 p.m. Friday. It's a chance to warm up before the U.P. 200 with hot chocolate and chocolate chip cookies. There will be plenty of sled dog-themed activities. This event is free with ...

Warm up, refreshments for UP 200

MARQUETTE — The First Presbyterian Church of Marquette at 120 N. Front St. will be offering a place to warm up and get some refreshments from 6-9 p.m. during the start of the U.P. 200 on Friday. Coffee and hot chocolate will be served. This is a free event to attend, however, donations ...

Valentine dance Saturday

MARQUETTE — A Valentine dance with Black Pearl is planned at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette, from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday. Open to the public and the cost is $10 per person; discounted tickets for full-time students. Bring clean shoes to protect the dance floor and the dancers. ...

Square dancing at Dance Zone

MARQUETTE — Contra and Old-time Square Dance is planned from 6:30-9 p.m. Sunday at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. (at College) in Marquette. Everyone is invited to dance or just listen to the traditional music of All Strings Considered. Haven’t danced before? Don’t worry. A caller ...