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Local student wins scholarship

MARQUETTE — Elizabeth Williams, a Westwood High School graduate and a Northern Michigan University student majoring in environmental studies and sustainability, is one of the inaugural winners under former President Barack Obama’s Voyager Scholarship program. Williams plans to focus on ...

NMU to mark Orange Shirt Day

MARQUETTE — The Native American Student Association at Northern Michigan University will participate in Orange Shirt Day on Friday to recognize the thousands of Indigenous children who were forced into the Indian Boarding/Residential School System in the United States and Canada. As part of ...

‘Meditate Mondays’ offered

MARQUETTE — Meditate Marquette hosts drop-in guided walking meditation on Mondays starting at 5:30 p.m. and lasting approximately one hour. The group meets in front of the community gardens at the Park Cemetery. For more information, email meditatemarquette@gmail.com.

Doggone rainy day

Marquette resident Matthew Richardson submitted this photo of his daughter and his dog as they walked in Tuesday’s rainy weather. Did you take a great shot of the sunset over Teal Lake? Or did you happen to snap a captivating image of wildlife? The Mining Journal is accepting original local ...

Pizza for a cause

MARQUETTE - The Marquette High School Spanish Club is holding a fundraiser at Third Coast Pizzeria on Washington Street in Marquette Thursday. The Dine to Donate event benefit’s the Spanish club’s trip to Costa Rica. To participate, diners should let their server know they are there to ...

Brock Tessman to be new NMU president

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustee this morning voted unanimously to name Brock Tessman as the new NMU president. Tessman is deputy commissioner of higher education with the Montana University System. He will begin his new position in February, with NMU ...