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NAMI to meet on Zoom

MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups on Zoom for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. Zoom support groups will be held Monday, March 8 and ...

No injuries reported after logging truck spill in Marquette Township

By Journal Staff MARQUETTE — Traffic was reduced to one lane following a logging truck accident that took place at about 11:30 a.m. Monday on U.S. 41 West, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office was dispatched to the Brickyard Road Roundabout on U.S. 41 West at ...

New FOCUS at NMU campus ministry

From Diocese of Marquette MARQUETTE — Catholic Campus Ministry at Northern Michigan University was recently chosen to host a team of four missionaries beginning the winter semester 2021. The Fellowship of Catholic University Students, better known as FOCUS, serves at 180 different ...

Police Log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — A Marquette paratrooper found disturbing evidence Wednesday that Iraqi troops were using schools and other civilian areas as bases for ...

NSDAR to hold monthly meeting

MARQUETTE — The Onagomingkway Chapter, NSDAR, will hold its monthly meeting from noon to 3 p.m. March 13, either online using Zoom or at the Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming, a la carte. If you have questions about genealogy and joining DAR, organizers can answer them after the meeting. Call ...

Police warn public of scams

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Police Department announced that it and numerous local police agencies have seen an increase in telephone and internet scams Police ask residents to be aware that they should never give out personal information, such as a social security number, bank account ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — More than 500 observers skied, snowshoed or walked through the artworks on display at the Third Annual Glacier Glide on Feb. 16 on Presque ...

PWPL offers Online Genealogy Help

MARQUETTE — Online Genealogy Help is available on March 10, the second Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m at the Peter White Public Library. A representative from the Marquette County Genealogical Society will be available via Zoom to assist with family history questions. Join Zoom Meetings ...

Police Log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space ...

Albino deer spotted on snowy day

Reader Kayleen Barnett submitted this image she captured of an albino deer in the snow surrounded by its herd. Did you take a great shot of sunset over Cooper Lake? Or did you happen to snap a captivating image of wildlife? The Mining Journal is accepting original local photo submissions from ...

A superior view

Reader Dawn Dott of Harvey submitted this image, shot on Christmas Day 2020 along M-28. Did you take a great shot of sunset over Cooper Lake? Or did you happen to snap a captivating image of wildlife? The Mining Journal is accepting original local photo submissions from area residents who would ...

Police Log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — Dr. Daniel Mazzuchi, Upper Peninsula Health Education Corporation’s vice president for academic and clinical affairs, and Mildred Kingsbury, ...

Alzheimer programming set

MARQUETTE —The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter will feature COVID-19 vaccine updates by top Alzheimer s experts from the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center as part of its free March programming schedule. The updates are part of the Association’s efforts to provide ...

Mobile Food Pantry planned

MARQUETTE — Silver Creek Church and Silver Creek Thrift are teaming with Feeding America West Michigan to host a mobile food pantry from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday. This will be a drive-thru event so participants are asked to follow the directions given by the parking lot attendants. Guests ...

Gibson honored

Veteran Scouter Marvin Gibson was recently recognized with a 75-year pin from the national council of the Boy Scouts of America. He began Scouting in Illinois in 1945 as a Cub Scout and came to the Upper Peninsula as one of the first airmen assigned to K. I. Sawyer AFB. He has been a prominent ...

Police Log

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information is collected from Marquette City Police Department dispatch log books recorded at the time the calls were received. The incidents reported may have proven to be unfounded once police investigated. Some log entries may be edited or omitted due to space ...

Friday’s senior skate canceled

MARQUETTE — The senior skate event originally scheduled for Friday at Lakeview Arena has been canceled due to a concurrent hockey tournament. Senior skate will resume on March 5 at 7 p.m.

Zoning Appeals meeting canceled

MARQUETTE — The City of Marquette Board of Zoning Appeals regular meeting on March 4 has been canceled due to lack of agenda. The next scheduled meeting will be held on April 1.