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Sawyer standoff

Front Page News

UPDATE GWINN — The armed man who was in a standoff with police in the K.I. Sawyer area for hours Sunday night is currently in critical condition, as he was shot by an officer at the scene after firing in the direction of police, according to the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post. The ...

Northern Michigan Allies host of special event

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Since Friday was National Coming Out Day, a local group sponsored an event the same day to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community. The Northern Michigan University Allies — a faculty, student and staff organization — hosted MQT Comes Out at the Ore Dock Brewing Co., with ...

Climate response draws dozen organizations

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Protecting local lands and waters. Repairing electronics to prevent them from going into the waste bin. Teaching area residents how to debunk “climate myths.” Offering a spiritual connection with nature. These are just a few examples of activities by local individuals and ...

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 BIG BAY — The forest fire that burned nearly 100 acres of isolated forest since Thursday was 90 percent contained Saturday night. According to Greg Lusk, ...

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 ...

Business After Hours event Tuesday

Local

NEGAUNEE — The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce announces the next Business After Hours event, co-hosted by Northland Lawn, Sport & Equipment and White Bear Maple Products. This casual networking event will take place from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Northland Lawn, Sport ...

Man dies in single-vehicle crash

Region

IRON MOUNTAIN — A man died in a single-vehicle accident that took place at about 12:20 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Federal Forest Highway 16 and Smokey Lake Road in Stambaugh Township. The Michigan State Police Iron Mountain Post said an investigation determined a pickup truck ...

Jake Miller joins Select Realty

Community

MARQUETTE — Jake Miller started with Select Realty at the beginning of the 2019 summer season. Miller first moved to the Upper Peninsula in 2010 to open the Buffalo Wild Wings in Marquette as the managing partner. In 2012, he was promoted to regional managing partner overseeing nine ...

UPHS welcomes Lemanek

Community

ESCANABA — UP Health System-Doctors Park in Escanaba recently welcomed Leslie Lemanek, MD, to its Family Medicine team. Lemanek earned her bachelor’s of science degree at Northern Michigan University before receiving her doctorate at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and ...

Local purchases support local economy

Community

The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce supports local buying initiatives to help our communities prosper. One being the Be Local, Buy Local app, which is a collaborative program between the GINCC and Marquette Chamber of Commerce. The Marquette Food Co-op has also been ...

Dear Annie

Community

Dear Annie: I guess my question is more just about the state of my life. I went to great schools, played college sports, got married to a wonderful woman, and we have four terrific children. We live in a nice house. Yet despite all these outward appearances of success, I don’t feel ...

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; ...

Vegan potluck dinner tonight

Community

MARQUETTE — The public is invited to join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner at 6 p.m. today in the Shiras Room on the second floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette. Bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to share, or consider a donation to ...

Book assessment being planned

Community

ISHPEMING — On Saturday, Nov. 2, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. David White, Ishpeming resident and amateur bibliophile, will offer assistance to patrons of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library desiring to know if they own books with special value or importance. Examples might be first editions, ...