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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 ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

Local

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — Nearly 100 people gathered in downtown Marquette Thursday to protest a decision by the United Nations Security Council to approve the use of ...

NMU still ‘Lighting Up the Holidays’

Community

Northern Michigan University will continue its annual “Lighting Up the Holidays” tradition in a revised virtual format. Beginning Tuesday, an event website will feature DIY ornament kits and festive coloring pages, virtual letters to Santa, downloadable images for photos with Santa and ...

Virtual tech help offered

Community

MARQUETTE — Members of Northern Michigan University’s Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to help Peter White Public Library patrons with their personal technology devices from 5-6 p.m. every Tuesday in December through the Zoom app. This opportunity is for those wanting ...

NCTA part of GivingTuesday

Community

MARQUETTE — The North Country Trail Association is involved in this year’s GivingTuesday, which was created in 2012 as a day that encourages people to do good on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. On Giving Tuesday in 2019, the NCTA community raised more than $70,000, and with a match from ...

NMU alumni nominees sought

Community

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University Alumni Association Board of Directors is accepting nominations for its annual alumni awards program through Dec. 31. Graduates will be honored during the 2021 Homecoming celebration in four categories: Distinguished Alumni, Alumni Achievement, ...

Michigan restaurant leaves franchise over virus restrictions

Michigan News

A Big Boy restaurant in Michigan’s Thumb region has lost its name after the owners refused to stop indoor dining as part of statewide restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Customers were greeted Friday with Sandusky Diner instead of Sandusky Big Boy, the name for 35 years. The ...

Kalamazoo’s First Reformed Church demolished

Michigan News

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A landmark fixture in western Michigan is being demolished after 140 years. Crews began tearing down the walls of the First Reformed Church in downtown Kalamazoo this past week but were able to salvage some stained-glass windows and other items, according to WOOD-TV. ...

2 die in Porter Twp. house fire

Michigan News

PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a house fire that killed two people in southwestern Michigan over the weekend, the Cass County Sheriff’s Department said Sunday. A department statement identified the two who died in the Porter Township fire on Saturday as ...

Vessels

Records

MARQUETTE — On Wednesday, the Oberstar is expected at 4 a.m. with the Maumee expected at 6 a.m. and the Michipicoten is expected at 10 p.m. at the Lake Superior & Ishpeming ore dock in Marquette’s Upper Harbor.

Lottery

Records

DETROIT — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Saturday: Classic Lotto 47: 09-13-20-25-40-43 Poker Lotto: QH-2D-4D-2H-3S Midday Daily 3: 0-8-9 Midday Daily 4: 2-2-0-1 Daily 3: 3-7-4 Daily 4: 9-9-4-5 Fantasy 5: 11-12-14-32-34 Keno: ...

Canada geese expand range, migrate later as environment shifts

Front Page News

LANSING — The Canada goose is an icon of the North American wilderness. Characterized by their elongated necks and little black heads, the waterfowl are often seen flying southbound in ‘V’ formations. But in recent years, their migratory and stationary behaviors have been changing, ...

Annual Cheer Club kicks off

Front Page News

Kallee McCone of Marquette holds a drone she donated to The Mining Journal’s Cheer Club on Friday. McCone was one of the first donors to the club this year. The Mining Journal’s Cheer Club, which kicked off Friday, collects unwrapped toys and gifts to be donated to local children and ...

#Give906 projects announced

Local

MARQUETTE — From Ontonagon to St. Ignace and everywhere in-between, nonprofit organizations are hoping to kick off the season of giving on a strong note with GivingTuesday, according to a press release from the #give906 campaign. GivingTuesday will kick off the generosity season this year ...

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 ...

Superiorland Yesterdays

Local

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. 30 years ago MARQUETTE — Local volunteer organizations will benefit from a federal grant to provide emergency funds for food and shelter in Marquette County. The ...

Advent events set at St. Michael

Community

MARQUETTE — St. Michael Catholic Church in Marquette will be offering the community a Sunday evening faith opportunity at 7 p.m. this Sunday in celebration of the Advent Season. On this date, there will be worship of contemplative reflection, music, and prayer built around the liturgy of ...