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Traditional Music Jam at PWPL MARQUETTE — From 2-5 p.m. Saturday, the Peter White Public Library will host a traditional music jam, the first after a summer break, in the Community Room on the lower level of the library. Bring your guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, ukulele, harmonica, or just ...

Breathing bugs wife

Community

Dear Annie: My husband of 42 years discovered a new way of breathing, and it has made me scared to death. I am afraid that he might die in his sleep. “Charles” had asthma and allergies in his childhood, and he was prescribed all kinds of medication. He mostly outgrew his asthma as an ...

Gas prices rise to $2.66 per gallon

Michigan News

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide have risen 5 cents from a week ago to about $2.66 per gallon. The Dearborn-based auto club said today the average price for self-serve regular unleaded is about 27 cents less than a year ago. AAA says lower demand as fall ...

Weather

Records

Marquette and vicinity: Tonight: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 55. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Tuesday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7 a.m., then a ...

Today in History: Term ‘United States’ officially coined in 1776

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Today is Monday, Sept. 9, the 252nd day of 2019. There are 113 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 9, 1971, prisoners seized control of the maximum-security Attica Correctional Facility near Buffalo, New York, beginning a siege that ended up claiming 43 ...

Lottery

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DETROIT — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Sunday: Poker Lotto: JC-AD-7D-7H-7S Midday Daily 4: 5-9-8-8 Daily 3: 3-5-0 Daily 4: 8-7-9-4 Fantasy 5: 13-15-19-31-34 Estimated jackpot: $105,000 Keno: 02-05-06-10-14-18-34-36-37-39-43-44-50-51-53-62-63-64-67-71-73-75 Mega ...

Vessels

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MARQUETTE — The Lee A. Tregurtha is expected at 8 p.m. today and the Michipicoten is expected at 1 a.m. Tuesday at the Lake Superior & Ishpeming ore dock in Marquette’s Upper Harbor.

Nessel ‘deeply concerned’ over suit

Michigan News

LANSING (AP) — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said Friday that she is “deeply concerned” that a former campaign worker allegedly tried to use his political ties to extort the owner of a car rental company that drew scrutiny from her office. Nessel’s spokeswoman issued a lengthy ...

New falcon box at a ‘landmark’ site

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — When We Energies’ Presque Isle Power Plant closed earlier this year, its peregrine falcon nesting box no longer was available as a home for the fast-flying birds of prey. However, a box has been installed atop another high spot in the city of Marquette: the Landmark Inn ...

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 ...

Program brings cops, kids together

Region

By CLARISSA KELL Escanaba Daily Press ESCANABA — Through having lunch with a police officer or getting a ride to school in a fire truck, the Escanaba Public Safety Department’s “Hero Program” aims to build better relationships between first responders and local ...

Bulletin Board

Community

Meet the Physician Wednesday MARQUETTE — At noon Wednesday, Marquette Stroke Coordinator Erica O’Brien, will present “Stroke Strikes Fast and So Should You” in this month’s Meet the Physician session in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room on the upper level. Stroke is ...

Eagle Mine operations to extend into 2025

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — A “significant discovery” has been made at the Eagle Mine which will extend the operation’s life-of-mine into 2025. According to an Eagle Mine release issued Friday, underground infill and extension drilling, which is used to more closely define the size of an ore body, ...

Rummage, bake sale held at Moosewood Nature Center

Local

Above, attendees browse through items at Moosewood Nature Center’s rummage and bake sale Friday morning. The event, which started Friday, continues today. Now in its third year, the sale raises funds for the nonprofit nature center. “All our items are all gently used items that were ...

Ontonagon celebrates Labor Day

Region

By GARRETT NEESE Houghton Daily Mining Gazette ONTONAGON — For the 63rd year, crowds lined up in Ontonagon for floats, bands and candy Sunday for the annual Labor Day parade. Competing in the parade is a point of pride for many organizations, which try to outdo each other with creative ...

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 ...

Planning for the future

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Strategic Resource Allocation process continues to evolve. NMU began the first phases of the SRA in 2016 to adequately allocate resources, with an Implementation Task Force starting to review recommendations in 2018. The SRA is considered a ...

Correction

Local

Building demolition to cost $75K MARQUETTE — There was an error in the “Structural problems may cause service disruption at senior center” article published on page 1A of Friday’s Mining Journal about the proposed cost to demolish the Ishpeming Senior Center. Demolition of the ...

Man swims across Big Bay de Noc

Region

ESCANABA — Tyler Lindquist has always been interested in physically pushing himself, according to his sister Ann Lindquist, and on Aug. 17, he did just that. Lindquist swam from Chippewa Point to Burndt Bluff, crossing Big Bay de Noc. He swam 6.6 miles in five and a half hours following the ...

City construction projects wrapping up in Marquette

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — A sure sign of fall is the gradual end of the summer construction season. In the city of Marquette, numerous road construction projects occurred over the summer, with many completed or nearing completion at this point. “Overall, the projects went very well,” Keith ...