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2-vehicle accident on M-553

Local

MARQUETTE — One man was cited and one woman was transported to the hospital by ambulance after a two-vehicle personal injury crash Saturday near the Marquette County Fairgrounds, according to the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. The accident occurred around 3:10 p.m. Saturday when a ...

IHS Class of 2019 dedicates accomplishments to a fellow classmate

Local

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming High School Class of 2019 dedicates their personal/class accomplishments to overcoming the loss of their dear friend and classmate, Justin Karnack. Students listed the following achievements: ≤ Braeden Arsenault: Honor Roll student, will attend Central ...

CORRECTION

Community

NRC meeting took place Thursday A story about new deer hunting regulations that appeared in Saturday’s edition of The Mining Journal contained an incorrect date. The Michigan Natural Resources Commission approved the regulations Thursday.

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; ...

Teen charged in fatal stabbing

Michigan News

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a 16-year-old boy in last week’s fatal stabbing of another teenager at a graduation party in suburban Detroit. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said Friday the boy faces a second-degree murder charge and two counts of assault with intent to ...

Lights for Liberty Vigil takes place in Marquette

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Lights were lit. Signs expressing grief and anger were held alongside signs professing hope for love and unity. Songs were sang and impassioned speeches were shared as dusk drew near at Ellwood A. Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. This was the scene Friday evening, which ...

2 men clash over Upper Peninsula’s glowing rocks

Front Page News

BRIMLEY, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan men are in conflict over recently discovered glowing rocks in the Upper Peninsula. Erik Rintamaki is credited with finding the sodalite-rich syenite rocks in 2017 on a Lake Superior beach near Brimley. He chose to name the fluorescent rocks ...

Part of Lakeshore Blvd. to close

Local

MARQUETTE — Lakeshore Boulevard in the city of Marquette will be closed to through traffic between East Ridge Street and Washington Street from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. This portion will be closed for drain repair. Access to Mattson Lower Harbor Park will be available at this ...

Heirloom hostility

Community

Dear Annie: My mother very sadly passed away in January from cancer. She had a ring of my grandfather’s that was very special to her, and I wanted to have it because I knew how much it meant to her. My stepfather gave it to me. Now, last week, my grandmother (her mother) who has pretty much ...

Bulletin Board

Community

Dreams presentation held Monday MARQUETTE — Dreams, a presentation and open discussion will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the first floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. The presentation will review techniques to help recall dreams, seek inner guidance in ...

Road commission closes CR OG

Local

SKANDIA — The Marquette County Road Commission will close Marquette County Road OG, also known as Selma Road, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday for a culvert replacement. The road is located about half a mile east of U.S. 41 in Skandia Township. For more information, call the MCRC at 906-486-4491.

Nurse daughter is correct on fasting

Community

DEAR DR. ROACH: My daughter is a registered nurse, and tells me that when getting blood tests, it is not necessary to fast eight to 12 hours even though my doctor says to do so. Four hours is enough, she claims. Is this true, or is my daughter trying to be a doctor, if you know what I mean? — ...

Wife is caught in the middle of family’s rift with husband

Community

DEAR ABBY: My husband said something very derogatory to my cousin’s sister-in-law at a family party. She told my cousin right away. Instead of coming to me, my cousin went to my brothers and sisters-in-law. They confronted my husband and told him he had to tell me or they would. My husband ...

Pop this balloon

Community

Dear Readers: When you think of celebrations like birthdays, weddings, graduations and gender reveals, you may think of HELIUM BALLOONS and balloon releases. Think again. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (www.fws.gov) is imploring people to stop the practice of balloon releases. Why? ...

Parents feel they failed their son

Community

Q: Our son is being held back a year in school — we feel we’ve failed as parents. How do we help him adjust to repeating his grade level? What should we do if the other kids start to tease him about it? Jim: It may be tough for him to see right now, but being held back in school isn’t ...

The Motley Fool

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Ask the Fool Rent or Buy? Q: Is it reasonable to buy a house if I plan to move within a few years? — E.W., Flagstaff, Arizona A: It’s a risky move for several reasons. For starters, home values don’t always go up over short periods. Your house might fall in value, and when you want ...

Welcome to Forestville

Front Page News

Members of the band Whistle Stop Review set up the stage for their performance at Forestville 2019. The music and beer festival took place Friday evening and will continue today until 11 p.m. The festival, which takes place at the Forestville Trailhead and campground, features musical ...

Lights for Liberty vigil held in Marquette

Local

A crowd gathers at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette Friday night for Lights for Liberty Nationwide Vigil to End Human Detention Camps. The vigil, which featured multiple speakers before a 9 p.m. candlelight vigil, was one of hundreds held around the nation and world Friday, aiming to ...

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; ...

Wife, husband die in murder-suicide

Michigan News

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Police say a man and his wife were found dead after a murder-suicide outside a nursing home in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Sault Ste. Marie police say the bodies and a gun were on the grass Thursday outside MediLodge. The woman was living at MediLodge, which ...