×

Front Page News

Toys for adolescents needed

MARQUETTE– As The Mining Journal Cheer Club festivities continue, plenty of toys are being donated from the generous souls of Marquette County. Toys are flooding the entry of The Mining Journal. Dolls, bikes and puzzles have all made an appearance. However, Marquette Salvation Army Director ...

Musical honors; Choral Society gives nod to area director

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — The Marquette Choral Society has honored John Ignatowski with the 2022 Upper Peninsula Choral Leadership Award. Ignatowski received the honor for his musical talent along with his long-time contributions to choral groups throughout the Upper Peninsula and ...

‘A Ceremony of Carols’ concerts planned

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — The Marquette Choral Society will take the stage at the Kaufman Auditorium Dec. 17 and 18 for two holiday productions. “A Ceremony of Carols” kicks off the performance. The collection of Christmas carols dates back to 1942 and is based on medieval poetry. ...

SmartZone grant to be used for outdoor innovation center

By RANDY CROUCH Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — A coalition of Marquette-area organizations, spearheaded by Innovate Marquette SmartZone, have been awarded a $700,000 grant for the creation and management of the Marquette Outdoor Innovation Center. The goal of the center is to use the ...

Local energy assistance available

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — With the onset of cold weather, the Superior Watershed Partnership’s Michigan Energy Assistance Program has funding to assist Upper Peninsula residents with their heat and electric costs. SWP urges U.P. residents struggling with paying their heat and ...

Journal’s Cheer Club rolling along

Salvation Army volunteer Loki Jacobson holds a toy dropped off for the The Mining Journal’s Cheer Club. The club, which kicked off last Friday, collects unwrapped toys and gifts to be donated to local children and families in need during the holiday season. Gifts are distributed to local ...