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Dear Annie

Community

Dear Annie: I’d like to hear from people who were children of a mother with Contamination OCD. My daughter’s therapist determined it is a pretty severe case, but my daughter refuses to go to the recommended hospital program. Instead, she sees the therapist once a week, which is basically a ...

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; ...

Ex-MSU president to stand trial; trustee quits

Michigan News

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered former Michigan State University President Lou Ann Simon to stand trial on charges that she lied to police about her knowledge of a sexual misconduct complaint against now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar. The ruling came the same day the ...

GM 3Q profit falls 7% as auto workers strike cuts production

Michigan News

DETROIT (AP) — Only two weeks of a lengthy strike against General Motors happened in the third quarter, but that was enough to dent the company’s net profit by about $1 billion. The company reported Tuesday that its third-quarter net profit fell 7% as a strike by the United Auto Workers ...

Police: 2 prison officers were shot

Michigan News

KINGSLEY, Mich. (AP) — Police say two Michigan prison officers found dead last week were shot. Authorities in Grand Traverse County won’t publicly say it was a murder-suicide, although they say there’s no threat to the public. Tara Kelley and Angelina Winn were found dead Friday at ...

Halloween display raises concerns

Michigan News

FOWLERVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan auto shop has replaced a Halloween display depicting a scowling President Donald Trump holding the severed head of former President Barack Obama by a black rope. The Detroit Free Press reports that Quality Coatings owner Dave Huff removed the rope ...

Weather

Records

Marquette and vicinity: Today, isolated snow showers in the morning. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 40. Light winds becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of snow 20 percent. Tonight, clear. Lows 21 to 26. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday, mostly sunny in the morning then becoming ...

Stocks

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AT&T .......................38.49 Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.........7.40 Dow ....................... 51.21 Exxon...................... 68.64 Flagstar....................37.60 Ford ........................8.61 General Electric ........... 9.07 IBM ...................... ...

Superstorm Sandy slams New Jersey communities in 2012

Records

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 29, the 302nd day of 2019. There are 63 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 29, 2012, Superstorm Sandy slammed ashore in New Jersey and slowly marched inland, devastating coastal communities and causing widespread power outages; the storm ...

Pound

Records

Found and lodged at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, which is now is operating in its new building at 815 S. State Highway M553, Gwinn, were a short-haired white with black male cat, about 4, found in Marquette; a short-haired gray female tortie cat, age 1, found in Gwinn; and a ...

Lottery

Records

Monday DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Monday: Poker Lotto JD-QD-9C-2H-2S Midday Daily 3 9-4-6 Midday Daily 4 0-5-8-4 Daily 3 0-3-3 Daily 4 8-9-8-6 Fantasy 5 14-17-26-29-34 Estimated jackpot: ...

Efficient energy

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Implementing energy optimization measures in a home or business can help reduce the consumption of fossil fuels, lessening both greenhouse gas emissions and energy costs. “From a consumer standpoint, it’s a way to control their own destiny in a sense where they can control ...

BLP credits over $1 million back to customers

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — Marquette Board of Light and Power customers might be pleasantly surprised if they take a careful look at their bill, as the municipal electric company has refunded its customers a total of $1.3 million over the course of the last year, giving over $100,000 a month back to its ...

Woman dies in trailer park fire

Front Page News

GWINN — A woman was found dead Saturday morning after a structure fire occurred at a residence in the 553 Mobile Estates trailer park along M-553 north of Gwinn, according to authorities at the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office. First responders arrived at the scene around 9 a.m. and ...

Standoff is ended peacefully

Front Page News

HUMBOLDT TOWNSHIP — A man was taken into custody on Sunday after police were dispatched to a Humboldt Township residence for a felonious assault complaint involving a firearm, according to the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post. It was reported that the suspect “became violent during an ...

Returning home

Front Page News

CHOCOLAY— Chocolay Township Manager William DeGroot is no stranger to Marquette County. The former financial analyst and transit planner for the Ann Arbor Transit Authority said he is glad to be back in the area. “It’s the area — the appeal to return home. My father was a fighter ...

Work set for Portage Lake Lift Bridge

Local

HOUGHTON — Contractors for the Michigan Department of Transportation will replace fiber optic communications cable connectors on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock Nov. 3-10. While traffic on U.S.41/M-26 over the bridge will not be significantly impacted, the bridge ...

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 ISHPEMING — District 23 convention of the United Steelworkers of America and the majority of the presidents of the taconite mining local unions in ...