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Boy, 16, charged in sister’s death

Michigan News

ITHACA, Mich. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the death of his 11-year-old sister who was shot last August at their home in mid-Michigan. Corbin Redman appeared Friday in a Gratiot County court. He was released with an electronic tether and must be supervised by his ...

Local school districts addressing Substitute Shortage

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — It’s a scenario most students will encounter sometime in their school years: coming into the classroom the first thing in the morning and seeing a strange face. A substitute teacher fills a need when a teacher wakes up in the morning and feels ill, or cannot get to school ...

UP Health System donates $10,000 to support Noquemenon Ski Trails

Local

MARQUETTE — In conjunction with its mission of “Making Communities Healthier,” UP Health System donated $10,000 to the Noquemanon Trail Network to support the maintenance of the central U.P.’s non-motorized trails, which are home to numerous outdoor activities, including hiking, trail ...

Two U.P. priests charged

Front Page News

LANSING — Criminal sexual conduct charges have been filed against two priests associated with the Catholic Diocese of Marquette. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel filed multiple charges in three Upper Peninsula counties against former priests Gary Allen Jacobs and Roy Joseph by her ...

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 ...

Volunteer opportunities

Community

Volunteer opportunities available for willing people of all ages in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by calling 315-2607 — the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Younger potential volunteers should contact the agencies ...

Man gets new sentence in slaying

Michigan News

CASSOPOLIS, Mich. (AP) — A judge set aside a life sentence for a man who was convicted of killing his pregnant girlfriend when they were teenagers and burying her body in southwestern Michigan. The decision Monday by a Cass County judge means Robert Leamon, 43, will get a new sentence and a ...

Women discuss entrepreneurship efforts, challenges

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Starting your own business is challenging no matter what your gender. Several local women, who are entrepreneurs, shared their experiences at a “Women in Entrepreneurship” event on Thursday at Barrel + Beam in Marquette Township. The event, sponsored by Innovate ...

Local/regional briefing

Local

U.P. Honor Flight fundraiser slated MARQUETTE — Jerry Irby is planning a fundraiser to support Upper Peninsula Honor Flight and is looking for people who can help with the effort. Irby wants to hear from past participants in the flight and their families, but he also would like to hear ...

OK to do the wave

Community

Dear Heloise: Is there a universally accepted HAND SIGNAL to say “thank you” to drivers who do you a kindness? When a driver slows down and allows me to merge into a lane of traffic, I am grateful. I wave my open hand high back and forth. Yesterday, I made a wrong turn. It was rush-hour ...

Bulletin Board

Community

Special exhibit to open Monday MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center presents “The Special Exhibit Vote and Be Counted: Local Elections and the Census” from Monday to June 6. 2020 is a census year, an election year and the centennial of Women’s Suffrage. Explore local ...

Nowhere to go

Community

Dear Annie:About a year and a half ago, I met a woman whom I liked very much. She moved in with me after about six months. After living together some time, I’ve come to see that our relationship is impossible and I would like her to move out. The problem is that she has nowhere to go. She has ...

Birthday bouquet arrives in somewhat shabby condition

Community

DEAR ABBY: Is there a delicate way for me to tell my boyfriend not to use the same online floral delivery service again? The birthday bouquet he had delivered to me arrived with limp, wilted, torn petals and leaves and broken stems. It was one of those box-of-flowers deliveries. I doubt my ...

Social media tips for kids & parents

Community

Q: My kids are old enough to have their own social media accounts, and I’m reluctantly ready to let them. But I’m still nervous about it. Do you have any advice? Jim: We’ve all heard the stories. Someone posts an offensive comment to social media and gets fired. A young boy stumbles ...

The Motley Fool

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Ask the Fool Funds and Taxes Q: Do I have to pay capital gains taxes for stocks my mutual fund sold when the fund paid taxes on them, too? — D.S., Laramie, Wyoming A: A mutual fund doesn’t pay taxes on capital gains of stocks its managers sold during the year — you do. Funds are ...

Can red light change dad’s dementia diagnosis?

Community

DEAR DR. ROACH: My 78-year-old father is experiencing the early signs of dementia. It has been suggested that he try a $500 device that would aim a low-intensity red LED light into his nose to stimulate his brain and stabilize or perhaps even reverse the symptoms of dementia. On the surface, it ...

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; ...

New at Peter White Public Library

Community

New books on food and drink “Medical Medium Celery Juice: The Most Powerful Medicine of Our Time Healing Millions Worldwide” by Anthony William (613.2 WI)—This book will help you understand the recent celery juice craze. It covers, in detail, all of the health benefits that celery juice ...

Listening to wrong people can add up to much danger

Community

While the speaker at a Wisconsin church Bible conference, I met a discouraged visiting minister who said he had just resigned as pastor of a church he had served for eleven years. During his time as pastor, the church had grown from only a few families to a sizeable congregation. He had ...