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Holiday changes city schedule

Local

MARQUETTE — City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Ave.; the Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Ave.; the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library); and the Municipal Service Center, 1100 Wright St., will close at noon on Friday and will be ...

Compost, rubbish site hours

Local

MARQUETTE — Marquette’s compost drop-off site located at 1415 Pioneer Road, will be closed Saturday and the household rubbish site will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The compost site will reopen Tuesday and the household rubbish site will reopen May 29.

Rock’n’Read spring party slated

Local

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Public Schools Rock ‘n Read/Project Newborn Spring Party is at Miners Park in Negaunee from 9:30-11 a.m. Friday. There will be fun activities, books, and refreshments. In case of bad weather/rain, the party will take place at the Lakeview School library and ...

Iron Daisy in Republic Saturday

Local

MARQUETTE — In Monday’s Scene section, a band’s gig was listed in the Nightlife column under the wrong date. Iron Daisy will be playing at the Pine Grove in Republic starting at 9 p.m. Saturday.

Bulletin Board

Community

Wurst to offer presentation tonight MARQUETTE — In the summer of 2018 Dr. LouAnn Wurst led a team from Michigan Tech on site work at the former CCC Camp AuTrain, to research the use of the camp as a prisoner of war camp during WWII. In conjunction with the Hiawatha National Forest, this work ...

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; ...

Nonexistent monsters have mom missing sleep

Community

Dear Annie. I have a 6-year-old daughter who won’t go to sleep on her own. She has an innate fear of staying alone in her room. We have tried every way we can think to motivate her to feel comfortable. We reassure her that she’s safe, that we’re in the room next door, that every night she ...

Judge Greeley honored with official portrait unveiling Monday

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — “He always made me feel like I mattered.” “He always did what he told me he would.” “He listened to my arguments with an open mind.” “The perfect example of what a judge should be.” These were just a few of the phrases speakers used to describe retired U.S. ...

MAPS now set for security upgrades

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education on Monday awarded a bid of $225,900 to Marquette-based Closner Construction for security upgrades in the school district. MAPS Superintendent Bill Saunders said school security is a high priority in the district. “We want ...

POWER OF WORDS

Front Page News

MARQUETTE — If you had to choose one word to sum up the Marquette community, what would you choose? The Power of Words Project, a humanitarian mural campaign in partnership with the Marquette Arts and Culture Center and Be Well LLC, plans to create a mural of one word that defines the ...

Only 25 percent of Michigan teachers recommend job

Front Page News

LANSING — Most teachers wouldn’t recommend that their students follow in their footsteps, according to a recent Michigan survey. Launch Michigan, a diverse coalition of groups that are sometimes at loggerheads but come together to advocate for education changes, reports that 75% of ...

Study shows economic impact of Marquette’s water-based culture

Local

MARQUETTE — A recent study commissioned by the Michigan Port Collaborative reports the total economic impact of Marquette’s water-based culture during 2017 is estimated to be $255.5 million. “The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Michigan’s Ports and Harbors” can be viewed at ...

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 ...

Sign up for an archaeological dig

Local

MARQUETTE — Hiawatha National Forest and the U.S. Forest Service Passport In Time Program are seeking 12 volunteers to participate in an archaeological excavation at the historic Camp Au Train July 29-Aug. 2. No special skills are required to volunteer, but volunteers under age 18 must ...

Triple A Road closed for flooding

Local

MICHIGAMME TOWNSHIP — The Marquette County Road Commission has closed County Road IAA, also known as Triple A Road, in Michigamme Township 3.9 miles west of the Eagle Mine until further notice due to flooding conditions. For more information, call the road commission at 906-486-4491.

City advises against taking timber

Local

MARQUETTE — Due to hazards presented by equipment and tree felling, non-construction related personnel are not permitted in the area involving the Semco Energy pipeline right-of-way near the Noquemanon South Trails Trailhead, according to a press release from the city of Marquette. The ...

Police ID victims in fatal Ironwood Township crash

Region

IRONWOOD — Police have released the names of the individuals involved in the traffic accident that led to the death of two young women in Ironwood Township Saturday. According to the Gogebic County Sheriff’s Office, the two women pronounced dead at the scene were 18-year-old Lauren ...

Bulletin Board

Community

‘Collection’ performances set MARQUETTE — Guest artist TaMaMa Dance Company presents “Collection,” an original full-length modern dance performance. The show will premiere at 7:30 p.m. June 4 and extend through June 8 at Northern Michigan University’s Panowski Black Box Theatre ...

Pain causing short temper

Community

Dear Annie: I have chronic back pain thanks to sciatica. I chose to treat it with physical therapy and exercise, and I take muscle relaxers and or anti-inflammatory drugs when the pain really flares up. I chose to forego all painkillers, be they opium-based or synthetic. The problem is that the ...

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; ...