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Owling event at MooseWood

Local

MARQUETTE — MooseWood Nature Center will host an owling event Friday to look for northern hawk, barred and great horn owls in Marquette. The evening will begin with a twilight search starting at 5:15 p.m. on Wright Street just east of Presque Isle Avenue for the northern hawk owl that has ...

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; ...

Meditation, energy transfer today

Community

MARQUETTE — All are invited to join Asha Kim Lindquist for Power of Purity Meditation with energy transfer. Designed to cleanse the mind, this meditation session allows practitioners to receive and give love completely while getting rid of negative thoughts. The drop-in class meets from ...

Extension offering farm webinars

Community

MARQUETTE — People who are exploring new farm businesses will benefit from participating in the MSU Extension 2020 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. From January-April, MSU Extension will offer 13 online, Wednesday evening programs that provide valuable start-up information on general and more ...

Spaghetti fundraiser on Friday

Community

NEGAUNEE — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser is planned from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Negaunee Elks. All proceeds benefit the 2020 Pioneer Days and the Negaunee Irontown Baseball Field. On the menu is spaghetti with meat sauce, garlic toast and salad. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors ...

Dear Annie

Community

Dear Annie: I am in my 60s, as are my brothers and sisters, and we’re all retired. We have always exchanged nice, thoughtful (though not expensive) gifts for birthdays, Christmas and maybe some other special occasions. Over the past several years, my brother “Rod” and his wife, ...

Michigan sues 3M, DuPont over ‘forever’ chemicals in water

Michigan News

By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING — Michigan on Tuesday sued 3M, DuPont and other companies for financial damages from contamination caused by potentially harmful “forever” chemicals that are turning up in drinking water across the industrial state. The lawsuit filed in state ...

ARCH ROCK TUMBLED INTO LAKE SUPERIOR

Superior History

MARQUETTE — As Marquette deals with ongoing erosion along the Lake Superior shoreline, let’s take a look back at a rock formation that was lost to the lake more than a century ago. One of the most noted attractions at Presque Isle and a popular picnic location during the 1890s, Arch Rock ...

Heartwood parcel sold

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — A portion of the Heartwood Forestland owned by the city of Marquette has been sold to the Noquemanon Trail Network, which includes a 25-acre parcel located roughly between Division Street and M-553. The Marquette City Commission voted unanimously on Monday to execute a purchase ...

YMCA kicks off capital campaign

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — The YMCA of Marquette County kicked off its 2020 annual campaign on Monday at the organization’s annual meeting, setting a goal of $120,000. Out of every dollar raised, 100% is given to people who need the YMCA. “It’s really what makes us a YMCA, and a lot of things make ...

Genealogical society set to meet

Local

MARQUETTE — The Marquette County Genealogical Society will be meeting at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library. The topic of the meeting will be DNA: How To Interpret Your Ancestry/23 & Me/etc. DNA Results. Guest speakers for the evening are Dr. ...

‘Wild Orchids’ program presented

Local

MARQUETTE — On Wednesday, the Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will present a program called “Wild Orchids of Michigan” by Nathan Martineau. The presentation will take place at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of Peter White Public Library. This program will feature photos of all 55 ...

Human Trafficking Awareness month

Local

MARQUETTE — January has been declared Human Trafficking Awareness month. Human trafficking is a vast and expanding criminal enterprise through which trafficker’s profit from the exploitation and control of their victims. A press release from the Michigan State Police Iron Mountain Post ...

Police Log

Local

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 ...

Citizens to band together for annual Women’s March

Local

MARQUETTE — With this year’s theme of rise up, women, men and children will rally together for the fourth annual Marquette Women’s March to voice their First Amendment right and rally together at noon Saturday at Marquette Commons lot. The march will follow the meet-and-greet gathering ...

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; ...

Old time music at Ore Dock

Community

MARQUETTE _ The old time stringband All Strings Considered, along with Friends, will present a program on Preserving the Roots — Early Rural Gospel Music for the opening Hiawatha Music Co-op HoTAAP (Traditional Acoustic Art Performance) concert from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Ore Dock Brewing ...