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‘Nise: The Heart of Madness’ shown MARQUETTE — Foreign Flicks, a program dedicated to contemporary films from around the world, presents the 2015 biographical drama “Nise: The Heart of Madness” at 6 p.m. May 20 in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room. This is a BYO ...

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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; ...

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 ...

Meniscal tear in knee can be diagnosed without MRI

DEAR DR. ROACH: While chasing my cat, I dove to the ground and both my knees took a beating. They were bruised but felt fine. A few days after this, my left knee started to bother me. I put on a brace to see if that would help (as it usually does), but it didn’t. I went to my chiropractor a ...

How are bank accounts insured?

ASK THE FOOL Covered Banks Q: Are bank accounts insured? If so, how? — T.B., Batavia, New York A: They’re insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), which was created in 1933 following a rash of bank failures. The FDIC insures checking, savings and money market ...

Job dissatisfaction is causing headaches for husband, wife

DEAR ABBY: My husband suffers from migraines and has never been happy in any job he’s had. He has tried every available treatment for his migraines, to no avail. He still has them daily. I think they may be partly psychological. In the 10 years we’ve been married, he has had six ...

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‘A Star Is Born’ to be screened MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites film fans to watch “A Star Is Born” at 6 p.m. May 21 in the library’s Community Room on the lower level. Bring dinner to enjoy this movie in a dinner theater setting with other movie lovers. When ...

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Celebration of Weddings event SKANDIA — As the congregation looks back on 125 years of ministry, Emanuel Lutheran Church of Skandia invites the community to a Celebration of Weddings at 2 p.m. Sunday. The program will include a presentation of Scandinavian wedding traditions by Gisele ...

New at Peter White Public Library

New Non-Fiction Books at Peter White Public Library: Our new books also have new display shelving. These shelving units are on wheels and take up much less space than our previous book displays. Be sure to check out the new books and new furniture at PWPL. “Brief Answers to the Big ...

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; ...

Never too late to thrive

Dear Annie: I am an older gay man. The bullying started when I was young. The boys in the neighborhood didn’t want me around because I was lousy at sports. The girls didn’t want any boys around while they were playing. When I started school, it wasn’t any different. Bullying increased ...

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: I’m caught in a cycle of being too busy, tired and stressed out to ask my family for help with household chores. My husband tries, and he helps a bit, but the kids only chip in a little when I ride them. I’ve tried schedules, rewards and taking away privileges. But in the end, ...

Medicare info available

MARQUETTE — Are you turning 65? Do you have questions about Medicare? A Medicare specialist will be available to help from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday at Upper Peninsula Health Plan in Marquette. Attendees will learn about Medicare and UPHP Medicare Advantage plans. The information is free, and one ...

Camp applications due soon

MARQUETTE — Wisconsin and Upper Peninsula Michigan middle school youth (entering six-eighth grade in fall) are invited to attend Sand Lake Conservation Camp at Camp Bird near Crivitz (Marinette County) from June 19-21. The fee is $100 ($150 after May 22) and includes room, board, a T-shirt, ...

NCTA meeting Tuesday

MARQUETTE — The North Country Trail Hikers Chapter of the North Country Trail Associaion will host its spring General Membership Meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. Lynnae Branham of Northern Michigan University’s Conservation Crew will ...

Negaunee beautification meeting

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Beautification Committee’s May meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Miners Park. Spring prepping of the garden areas will take place. Everyone is invited to join in on the fun and excitement as NBC gets ready for the Lakeview Elementary School students and ...

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Square dancing at Dance Zone MARQUETTE — Dance Zone will offer a beginning square dance session from 7-9 p.m. Monday evening. The Marquette Area Square Dancers invite people to learn some basic dances and enjoy refreshments with us. Suitable for teens through adult ages A 12-lesson ...

Passionless partner

Dear Annie: I am in a relationship with a 71-year-old woman. I am 72. We have a lot in common and our relationship has moved toward moving in together. We have been intimate, but when we are, there is no passion on her part. Even after extensive foreplay, she has no passion. She just lies ...

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; ...