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Dear Annie

Community

Dear Annie: I used to date a lady from Australia who was taught to hold her fork in the European/continental style. When she came to visit me in Milwaukee, she noticed my American style. She seemed put-off but didn’t say anything. We had a pending dinner date with mutual friends, and she ...

Cooking book group to meet

Community

MARQUETTE — Tasty Reads, a book group for readers who like to cook, will focus on “Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir” by Ruth Reichl at noon Tuesday meeting in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room on the upper level. When Ruth Reichl was offered the job as editor-in-chief ...

UPEC grant apps being taken

Community

HOUGHTON — The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition is accepting applications for the 2020 round of its grant-making program. Each year, UPEC makes grants in the areas of environmental education and community conservation as part of its mission to ensure a healthy environment and vibrant ...

Caregiver Community to meet

Community

MARQUETTE — Caregiver Community, an informal group for caregivers and their loved ones to come together and share their experiences and ideas, meets at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Marquette’s Big Boy Restaurant in the private room. There will be a different topic on the second Wednesday of every ...

Doctor to give presentation

Community

MARQUETTE — At noon Wednesday, Kathryn Lerche, DO, will present MD vs. DO: What’s the Difference? in this month’s Meet the Physician session in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room on the upper level. Lerche is a UPHS Family Medicine Resident Physician, having earned her ...

State nears deal to legalize sports, online gambling

Michigan News

LANSING, Mich. — The Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are closing in on an agreement to legalize sports betting and internet gambling in Michigan, with final votes possible this week. The development would be a landmark in a state with many gambling options already. Those include three ...

Farmers, lawmakers seek tariff on Turkish cherries

Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan farmers and lawmakers want the federal government to impose a hefty tariff on dried tart cherries imported from Turkey, arguing that a subsidy on the fruit is impeding American farmers’ ability to compete. Cherry companies from Michigan and Utah on Tuesday asked ...

Nonprofits get $870,000 in grants

Michigan News

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State safety regulators say grants worth $870,000 are being awarded to 20 nonprofit groups. The grants are awarded each year for the development of safety and health training, specifically to help support small and medium-sized business. The grant program provides ...

Police look for man on Lake Erie

Michigan News

MONROE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Rescue crews searched Sunday for a 51-year-old Michigan man after a 16-foot fishing boat flipped over on Lake Erie in Monroe Township, authorities said. Another boater, a 28-year-old Monroe resident, was rescued from the water and hospitalized for non-life ...

Sexual assault hotline adds texting

Michigan News

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has added a texting option to a hotline that allows victims of sexual assault to seek help and support from trained professionals. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced this past week that victims can text 1-866-238-1454. It is an expansion to the 855-VOICES4 ...

Vessels

Records

MARQUETTE — The Michipicoten is expected at 9 p.m. today and the Oberstar is expected at 5 a.m. Tuesday at the Lake Superior & Ishpeming ore dock in Marquette’s Upper Harbor.

Lottery

Records

DETROIT — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Sunday: Poker Lotto: KD-KH-4C-5C-9D Midday Daily 3: 1-3-6 Midday Daily 4: 4-3-4-1 Daily 3: 8-2-0 Daily 4: 5-6-8-9 Fantasy 5: 21-22-24-27-30 The estimated Fantasy Five jackpot is $100,000. Keno: ...

Weather

Records

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 5 a.m. Patchy blowing snow before 3 a.m. Low around 11. Wind chill values between zero and 5. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 ...

Holidays bring phishing scam surge aimed at small business

Business

By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer NEW YORK — The email looked legitimate, so Danielle Radin clicked on the link it contained, expecting to have her products included in a holiday gift guide. “I instantly regretted it,” says Radin, owner of Mantra Magnets, a website that sells ...

UPHS-Marquette receives ACC chest pain center accreditation

Business

MARQUETTE — The American College of Cardiology has recognized UP Health System-Marquette for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. UPHS-M was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI in October based on onsite evaluation of the ...

Snow is here, soon winter tourism will be too

Business

The phone rang on Monday morning. The person calling asks, “Hello, how much snow did you get? Are the trails open?” My first thoughts were, they must be from a long way away since they were asking how much snow we got, and second, which trails are they asking about … snowmobiling, ...

Looking at Lakeshore

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — After near record-high lake levels and two major storms battered Marquette and its coastline over the past week and a half, a portion of Lakeshore Boulevard won’t be reopening this winter, with emergency work along the stretch of road to be considered by the Marquette City ...

Marquette welcomes Santa, holiday spirit

Local

Spectators lined Third Street in Marquette Friday to watch the ninth annual Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade. Marquette post office staffers were on hand during the parade to collect letters to Santa from kids. Following the parade was the city’s 45th annual tree lighting and photos with ...

Victorians are returning to Houghton to celebrate Christmas

Region

By GRAHAM JAENIG Houghton Daily Mining Gazette HOUGHTON — Times and fashions have changed since Houghton was founded by Ransom Shelden in 1852. The grand stone buildings along the main street named for the town’s founder, however, still reflect the elegance and grace of the ...