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Scholarship applications available

ISHPEMING — Scholarship applications for Ishpeming High School seniors will be available as of March 1 in the Superintendent’s Office or at the district website at www.ishpemingschools.org. The scholarships are: the C.L. and Mary E. Phelps Scholarship, the Edward and Lillian Nolan ...

Registration for Blueberry Festival

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Downtown Development Authority announces plans are underway for the 19th annual Blueberry Festival, slated for July 31 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. The festival covers the 100 block of West Washington Street, along with the 100 and 200 blocks of ...

Piano Duet Festival held at NMU

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Department of Music will present a free Piano Duet Festival beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday in Reynolds Recital Hall. The festival will showcase the work of local piano teachers Esther Barrington and Nancy Railey, along with their students. Local ...

Beekeeping conference date set

MARQUETTE — The third annual Upper Peninsula Beekeeping Conference will be held on March 28 at Northern Michigan University’s Seaborg Center. The keynote speaker this year is Dr. Meghan Milbrath. (https://msutoday.msu.edu/360/2015/meghan-milbrath-honeybees-and-pollinators/) Following ...

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; ...

NPS to hold informational meeting

NEGAUNEE — An informational/registration meeting for Negaunee Public Schools parents of junior kindergarten and kindergarten students is planned for 6 p.m. March 19 in the Lakeview Elementary School Cafeteria. The age requirement: Children who will be 5 years of age by Dec. 1. In accordance ...