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Public invited to parish mission

MARQUETTE — Everyone is invited to join the parishioners of St. Michael Parish, Marquette, for a free virtual parish mission. Dominick Albano, Catholic author, speaker and consultant, will present “Choosing Hope: A Lenten Parish Mission on Making Godly Choices” at 6:30 p.m. March 7 and ...

Sewer grants available

LANSING — Local communities can apply for funding under the Community Pollution Prevention Grant Program through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy for projects that will limit the number of sanitary sewerage overflows or reduce the amount of energy needed to ...

Marquette County man wins big jackpot

LANSING — A 32-year-old Marquette County man is planning for an earlier retirement after winning a $550,700 Fantasy 5 jackpot from the Michigan Lottery, according to a press release. The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, matched the Fantasy 5 numbers in the Dec. 30 drawing to win ...

A different perspective

Reader Rory Wills of Negaunee snapped this photo of the Lower Harbor ore dock on Feb. 12. 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 photo submissions from area residents who ...

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 — Boaters who use Marquette’s two marinas to moor their crafts will see increased rates next summer. Mooring rates at the Presque Isle Marina ...

WEHF taking grant applications

MARQUETTE —The West End Health Foundation is accepting competitive grant applications for Spring Cycle 2021. The application deadline is 5 p.m. April 1. Applications are being accepted for capital and facility improvements and equipment grants that will improve the health and wellness of ...

Legion fish fry on Friday

MARQUETTE — American Legion Post #44 Fish Fry will be on Friday. The post is located at 700 W. Bluff, Marquette. The meal will be available from 5-7 p.m. The menu includes whitefish, shrimp or chicken strips, baked potato or french fries. All meals served with cole slaw. The cost is ...

LWV meeting on March 3

MARQUETTE —The League of Women Voters of Marquette County meets regularly via Zoom according to an announcement from organizers.Interested individuals can easily join the monthly meetings. The next meeting will be held from 6 to 7:30 pm on March 3. All current members will receive email ...

Public art commission to hold special meeting tonight

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette announced Tuesday that there will be a special meeting tonight of the Marquette Public Art Commission to discuss the Hurley Park Mural Project. The meeting will be held virtually starting at 6:30 p.m., with board members and staff attending remotely. This ...

Who’s that knocking?

Reader Rita Laiho of Suomi submitted this photo of a pileated woodpecker. 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 photo submissions from area residents who would like to ...

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 ...

3 named to Iron Museum board

NEGAUNEE — Three local people have been appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to the Michigan Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board. Daniel R. Fountain of Negaunee is a member of the Negaunee Historical Society, Marquette Underwater Preserve Committee and the Marquette Range Engineers Club. He ...

Tax forms are available

MARQUETTE — Federal and state tax forms are available at the public libraries throughout Marquette County. Here is how to pick them up: ≤ Tax forms are available for pickup at the Forsyth Township Public Library in Gwinn during regular business hours. Call 906-346-3433 with any ...

Wolf discussion is Thursday

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition will present “The Big Bad Wolf; Or is It?” discussion with wolf advocate and educator Nancy Warren at 7 p.m. Thursday via livestream on Facebook and Zoom. The talk will cover the positive aspects of wolves, the recent ruling taking ...

Miner training classes available

MARQUETTE — Bay College Training and Development will be offering a 24-hour New Miner and an 8-Hour Training in partnership with the Mine Safety and Health Administration. The three-day “New Miner” training covers all aspects of the initial training requirements for owners and operators ...

Intensely blue

This intensely blue image of on-ice action in Marquette’s Lower Harbor was submitted bu Aurelia Hunter of Marquette. Did you take a great shot of the sunset over Cooper Lake? Or did you happen to snap a captivating image of wildlife? The Mining Journal is accepting original local photo ...

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 — Marquette High School senior Dan Scholnik has placed in the top 100 of 19,300 students who competed in the 33rd Annual Michigan Mathematics ...

Student aid deadline nears

LANSING — Students who want to be given priority consideration for state of Michigan financial aid programs should submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, commonly known as the FAFSA, on or before March 1, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. The FAFSA is a ...