Community foundation to present annual awards

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MARQUETTE — The Community Foundation of Marquette County will host its 2021 Annual Celebration at Northern Michigan University at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The evening will include Catalyst Award presentations, the first Range Bank Clean Energy Grant award and a special announcement for the ...

Esky Mayor Tall seeks reelection


ESCANABA — Escanaba Mayor Marc Tall has filed to run for another term on the city council. “I have the desire, knowledge and experience needed for the job, and look forward to continuing to serve our community,” said Tall in a statement announcing his candidacy. As mayor, Tall serves ...

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

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Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters. The vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech already is available for anyone 12 ...



EDITOR’S NOTE: A list of upcoming summer events will be published on page 2A of The Mining Journal each Tuesday throughout the summer season. ≤ Sept. 23-25, Front Street Book Fair. Book sales, live music, book appraisals, author book signings and readings. Book sales from 6 to 9 p.m. ...

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 ...

DNR advisory council to meet


MARQUETTE — Michigan Department of Natural Resources deputy director Shannon Lott and Wildlife Division chief Jared Duquette will attend the DNR’s Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council meeting Wednesday in Marquette Township. Among its agenda items, the council is scheduled ...