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Energy company leaves debris in Michigan, delays report

Michigan News

PETOSKEY (AP) — A Canadian-based energy transportation company's preparation of a proposed tunnel that would house a petroleum pipeline caused a borehole to collapse in Michigan, which left debris in the waterway. Enbridge Energy had been collecting rock and soil samples, which it finished ...

Man arraigned in fatal shooting of Detroit police officer

Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) — A convicted felon was arraigned in the fatal shooting of a Detroit police officer and the wounding of another as they searched for him following a home invasion on the city’s west side, according to the Wayne County prosecutor’s office. JuJuan Parks, 28, was in 36th ...

Trump to rally in Michigan

Michigan News

BATTLE CREEK (AP) — President Donald Trump will campaign for reelection in Michigan a week before Christmas. His campaign announced Thursday that he will host a “Merry Christmas” rally on Dec. 18 in Battle Creek. The evening event will be held at the Kellogg Arena. Trump narrowly won ...

Whitmer sends Shirkey a cake

Michigan News

LANSING (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is displaying her sense of humor after a Republican legislative leader used the word “bat” and an expletive to call her “crazy.” The Democrat sent Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey a cake for his birthday Thursday. It said “Happy 65th BAT ...

Buoy season over

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — On Oct. 24, 2017, the largest wave height ever recorded on the Great Lakes — 28.8 feet — was measured by buoys at Granite Island and Munising. That little piece of trivia might never be known if it wasn’t for the Superior Buoys program, now funded by Northern Michigan ...

Ishpeming City Council makes call on staff attorney

Front Page News

ISHPEMING — The city of Ishpeming will continue to have an attorney on staff. After several contentious meetings regarding the position, the Ishpeming City Council agreed by consensus on Wednesday to appoint two councilors who will meet with City Attorney Bonnie Hoff and provide updates to ...

Pelosi OKs drafting of impeachment articles against Trump

Front Page News

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. ëíOur democracy is what is at stake," Pelosi said. "The president leaves us no choice but to act." Pelosi delivered the historic ...

Santa Claus is coming to town

Local

MARQUETTE — As snow falls, wish lists are made, trees are decorated and snow men are built, it’s a sure sign that the time for holiday festivities has arrived in the Marquette area. To celebrate the season, the ninth annual Marquette Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade will be held downtown ...

Infrastructure panel held Friday

Local

MARQUETTE — Chris Holman from the Michigan Business Network will present the Michigan Future Business Index. The event will also include a panel discussion on infrastructure and its importance to the economy. The Infrastructure Panel will include representatives from Sawyer International ...

Planetarium announces programs

Local

MARQUETTE — The Shiras Planetarium invites the public to attend its December public programs: ≤ 6 p.m. Friday, Tour of the December Night Sky ≤ 6 p.m. Saturday, Holiday Magic Laser Show ≤ 7 p.m. Saturday, Laser Floyd The Wall ≤ 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Campfire Under the Stars ≤ ...

Deadline for award submissions

Local

MARQUETTE — Friday is the deadline for submitting nominations for the Award of Excellence Awards for Operation Action U.P.’s annual meeting. Operation Action U.P.’s Annual Meeting will be at 8 a.m. Feb. 13 on the campus of Northern Michigan University in the Northern Center Ballrooms ...

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 ...

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; ...

Dear Annie

Community

Dear Annie: I am a teacher in a small town in New England. When I began my job, I thought it was the best job in the world. I spent a lot of time, money and effort to learn the skills to become an effective teacher, and I couldn’t think of a better way to give back to my ...

Holiday Open House set at library

Community

MARQUETTE — Spend the afternoon wandering through a winter wonderland of trees at the Peter White Public Library’s annual Holiday Open House from 3-5 p.m. Saturday throughout the library. Snack on tasty treats provided by the Library Staff and Friends while strolling through the trees and ...

Wine tasting fundraiser Saturday

Community

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee VFW 3165 Auxiliary will be hosting a wine tasting fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, at the Post Home. A large selection of quality wines, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and live entertainment by Just The Two Of Us are just some of the reasons to attend this veteran and ...