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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; ...

Dear Annie: Cemetery flowers are disappearing

Dear Annie: The artificial flowers on my grandparents’ graves have gone missing three out of the past four times my mother and I have put them out. We put new flowers on the graves several times a year — seasonal flowers in the spring, summer and fall, Christmas flowers, etc. It is ...

Program will address farming

MARQUETTE — Farmers are continually looking for ways to diversify and bolster risk management strategies on-farm. Forests and Farms, an event hosted Tuesday by the Hiawathaland County Farm Bureau in partnership with the Natural Resource Conservation Service, Michigan State University Upper ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My girlfriend (of a year) and I are both in our mid-20s and are both smokers. In fact, that’s how we met — on the smoking patio of a bar, both out there alone because none of the friends we were there with smoked. We’ve both always talked tentatively about quitting, but in a ...

UPAWS rummage sale planned

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter’s ninth annual Rummage Sale will be June 28-July 1 in the former Century 21 offices along U.S. 41 West in Marquette. Local residents are invited to donate items for the sales as well as to purchase items. Items that being sought for ...

Festival of Treasures announced

ISHPEMING — The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce and the Ishpeming Business Association have announced the date of the 2018 Festival of Treasures street fair as 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 3 in downtown Ishpeming. Live music, food, sidewalk sales, vendors, artists and ...

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; ...

‘FLOW’ to be presented

MARQUETTE — The TaMaMa Dance Company presents FLOW at 7:30 p.m. June 29 and June 30 at the Forest Roberts Theatre on Northern Michigan University’s campus. Tickets are $10 general admission and are available at Second Skin Shop in Downtown Marquette and at the door, cash or check only. ...

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: There’s a whole lot in a name

Dear Annie: Seventy-one years ago, my father decided to honor his kid brother and heritage by naming me Iaina, the female derivative of Iain (also spelled Ian), and I have had to correct others’ spelling and pronunciation of it ever since. I have not learned how to live with it, and no matter ...

Bulletin Board

Newsletter prep volunteers needed ISHPEMING — Volunteers are needed for the mail preparation of the Ishpeming HIgh School Alumni Association newsletter, The Beacon Light, at 1 p.m. Thursday. Volunteers are asked to report to the IHS library. Use the Division Street entrance as all others ...

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: Bothersome third wheel

Dear Annie: My girlfriend has a brother, “Joel,” who is 23 years old and has Asperger’s syndrome. Now, don’t get me wrong; I have nothing against people with Asperger’s. But this guy is too much. He always has to have the last word, argues constantly and thinks he knows ...

Bulletin Board

Vinyl on sale at Ore Dock MARQUETTE — Beginning at 5 p.m. today and continuing until 10 p.m. Saturday, a multi-day vinyl record sale will be held at the Ore Dock Brewing Company at 114 W. Spring St., Marquette. This event will take place in the second floor community room. Live music is ...

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: It’s the children’s decision

Dear Annie: How does one know whether she wants children? For my whole life, I haven’t been sure, but I figured I’d know eventually. Now I’m in my late 20s and not any closer to making up my mind. I’m afraid I’d regret it if I didn’t have kids, but I’ve never particularly wanted ...

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Maritime museum to host program MARQUETTE — Join Marquette Maritime Museum from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Lake Superior Yacht Yard for “Savoring the Past: Maritime Menus from the Great Lakes.” This fundraising event features menu items from historical ships and lighthouses. Local ...

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Blood drives announced MARQUETTE — The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, has announced the following blood drives throughout the Upper Peninsula (all times local): ≤ Monday at Upper Great Lakes Family Health, Ontonagon, from noon-4 p.m. with 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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Arnold performs in L’Anse L’ANSE — The unique blend of country, blues and folk music of Jan Arnold will be featured at the L’Anse Lakefront Concerts at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21 in Lakefront Park at the foot of Broad Street. This concert is free. Pop Up Book Sale ...