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Police Log

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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 ...

Troopers collect food in Calumet

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CALUMET — Troopers from the Michigan State Police Post-Calumet teamed up with Louie’s Fresh Market in Lake Linden, Pat’s IGA in Calumet, Pat’s IGA in L’Anse, Econo Foods in Houghton and Larry’s Market in Baraga to collect 10,355 pounds of goods in the “Stuff a Blue Goose” ...

Funds presented to battle invasives

Local

MARQUETTE — Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Dan Eichinger on Tuesday confirmed the commitment of $8 million in state funds for the preconstruction, engineering and design phase of a multifaceted barrier system to prevent invasive Asian carp from entering the Great ...

1st to Finish program announced

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation, with area fiscal partners, is celebrating a newly established children’s savings account program called 1st to Finish. To combat the increasing student loan debt in Michigan, 1st to Finish is a universal, automatic, ...

Charboneau pre-trial set for March 27

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MARQUETTE — The probable cause conference scheduled yesterday for Edward James Charboneau, the Forsyth man charged with 74 felony counts, was adjourned to allow additional time for discovery purposes, according to the Marquette County Prosecutor’s Office. Charboneau’s final pre-trial is ...

Vinyl show begins today

Community

MARQUETTE — Beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday until Sunday at 11 p.m., a four-day, pop-up vinyl record show will be held at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. at 114 W. Spring St. in downtown Marquette. This event will take place in the second floor community room and is co-presented by the Northern ...

Winter wear being distributed

Community

MARQUETTE — Operation Winter Wear Eian’s Closet, an outreach of Silver Creek Thrift, provides new and like-new adult and child-sized jackets, snow pants, hats, gloves, and mittens to families and individuals in need. Distribution will take place today and Friday between 1-6 p.m. No ...

Marquette Elks host fish fry

Community

MARQUETTE — Marquette Elks Lodge 405 Fish Fry is from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday. The public is welcome. Bring in a canned good and receive one entry for a drawing for a free dinner. Chef Jeff will make to order whitefish, baked or fried with a choice of lemon pepper, cajun, ragin cajun spices or ...

1st generation NMU photo planned

Community

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University first-generation college students, whose parents or guardians did not obtain bachelor’s degrees, are invited to gather at the Wildcat statue at noon on Friday for a group drone photo. A reception with pizza, Wildcat cookies and other treats will ...

Craft, bake sale in Little Lake

Community

LITTLE LAKE — A Craft and Bake Sale is planned from 10 a.m. to 3 pm. Saturday at American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake. More than 60 tables have been sold. There is no admission fee. For more information, call Helen Noel at 346-9913.

DAR chapter meeting in Zeba

Community

ZEBA — The Onagomingkway Chapter, DAR, will hold its November meeting at the Historic Zeba Mission near L’Anse from noon-3 p.m. Saturday. Bring lunch and dress warmly. Car pooling can be arranged. Call Melissa at 226-7836 with questions.

Revolve creative event slated

Community

MARQUETTE — The inaugural Revolve Creative Conference is set for Saturday in downtown Marquette. The goal of this one-day creative conference is to promote the creative class in the Midwest and to support collaboration, cross-discipline works, and creative business. This collection of ...

The calendar

Community

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; ...

Dear Annie

Community

Dear Annie: About 65 years ago, my 20-year-old sister, “Pat,” had an affair with a married man that resulted in the birth of my nephew, “Harry.” The married man, of course, deserted her. Soon after Harry was born, Pat met a slightly older divorced man named “Sam.” Sam married Pat ...

Traditional music jam at PWPL

Community

MARQUETTE — From 2-5 pm. Saturday, the Peter White Public Library will host a traditional music jam in the Community Room on the lower level of the library. Bring a guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, ukulele, harmonica, or just your voice, and join other acoustic musicians and vocalists for a ...

Church to host pie social

Community

ISHPEMING — A pie social fundraiser is planned from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Pie will be $5 a slice with proceeds being donated to ABE (Adult Basic Ed.), a program for handi-capable adults in Ishpeming.

Fiber guild sale coming up

Community

MARQUETTE — The Yarnwinders Fiber Guild, which is celebrating its 73rd year, is hosting a holiday sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse, 104 W. Ridge St., Marquette. Members will be demonstrating weaving, spinning and needle felting throughout the day. ...

Queen City Calendar returns

Community

MARQUETTE — The Queen City Calendar, which is a locally screen-printed collaborative project featuring 13 Marquette artists, is back. There will be a release show for it at the Ore Dock Brewing Company at 8 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5. Three bands will be featured, including Blanco ...

VFW post to sponsor breakfast

Community

GWINN — Gwinn VFW Post 5670 will sponsor a Breakfast Buffet from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at the club. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for kids under 10 years. On the menu will be pancakes, french toast, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, coffee, juice, and milk.