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Community

Last NBC session of season set

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Beautification Committee will hold its last work bee and meeting for 2019 at the Pocket Park on Iron Street at 6 p.m. Wednesday. A short meeting will follow at the Midtown Cafe after the work bee. Grab a favorite pair of gloves and join in the fun. For more ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I guess my question is more just about the state of my life. I went to great schools, played college sports, got married to a wonderful woman, and we have four terrific children. We live in a nice house. Yet despite all these outward appearances of success, I don’t feel ...

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; ...

Jake Miller joins Select Realty

MARQUETTE — Jake Miller started with Select Realty at the beginning of the 2019 summer season. Miller first moved to the Upper Peninsula in 2010 to open the Buffalo Wild Wings in Marquette as the managing partner. In 2012, he was promoted to regional managing partner overseeing nine ...

UPHS welcomes Lemanek

ESCANABA — UP Health System-Doctors Park in Escanaba recently welcomed Leslie Lemanek, MD, to its Family Medicine team. Lemanek earned her bachelor’s of science degree at Northern Michigan University before receiving her doctorate at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and ...

Local purchases support local economy

The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce supports local buying initiatives to help our communities prosper. One being the Be Local, Buy Local app, which is a collaborative program between the GINCC and Marquette Chamber of Commerce. The Marquette Food Co-op has also been ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I guess my question is more just about the state of my life. I went to great schools, played college sports, got married to a wonderful woman, and we have four terrific children. We live in a nice house. Yet despite all these outward appearances of success, I don’t feel ...

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; ...

Vegan potluck dinner tonight

MARQUETTE — The public is invited to join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner at 6 p.m. today in the Shiras Room on the second floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette. Bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to share, or consider a donation to ...

Book assessment being planned

ISHPEMING — On Saturday, Nov. 2, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. David White, Ishpeming resident and amateur bibliophile, will offer assistance to patrons of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library desiring to know if they own books with special value or importance. Examples might be first editions, ...

Actress Guerrero to speak

MARQUETTE — Actress Diane Guerrero from “Orange is the New Black” and “Jane the Virgin” will speak at Northern Michigan University about her life and activism in the wake of her parents’ deportation when she was 14. She will discuss her memoir “In the Country We Love: My Family ...

Online geneaology discussed

MARQUETTE — Online Genealogy Resources at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 is an overview of online genealogy databases that features Ancestry.com. Laurie Johnson, researcher with the Marquette County Genealogical Society, will lead this workshop in the Shiras Room on the upper level of the ...

McCommons will present

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites patrons to a presentation by James McCommons celebrating the release of his new book, “Camera Hunter: George Shiras III and the Birth of Wildlife Photography” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room ...

Inventor Chat set in Negaunee

NEGAUNEE — Invent@NMU hosts “Inventor Chats” Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the Negaunee Public Library. Learn about the Invent at NMU kiosk located at the Negaunee Public Library and chat with an inventor who has successfully gone through the process. Ron Aho, inventor ...

Free meal at church Wednesday

GWINN — A Free Homemade Community Meal is offered from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Gwinn, 195 N. Billings St. Call 906-346-6115 for more information. Everyone is welcome.

Bulletin Board

Maritime museum closes Sunday MARQUETTE — The Marquette Maritime Museum’s last day of the 2019 season is Sunday. The museum will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, with Lighthouse tours at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. The museum’s winter lecture series, Maritime History on ...

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

You don’t have to be a psychologist or philosopher to contemplate the “big questions” of human existence: What is consciousness? Does free will exist? How do our immaterial minds operate in a physical universe? What really makes us human? Experts and laymen alike have spent centuries ...

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 calling 315-2607 — the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Younger potential volunteers should contact the agencies ...

Beauty of the season can be found everywhere

"Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree." - Emily Bronte Autumn is not in its runaway mode. It is unstoppable, inevitable and ultimately final, but it has been full of stops and starts — warm spells, and now some snow, so its progress has been anything but smooth. ...