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Negaunee High School announces honor roll

The following students have been named to the first semester honor roll at Negaunee High School for the 2019-2020 academic year. 9th grade With distinction (all As) Courtney Argall, Ethann Brown, Morgan Carilli, Nora Clement, James Dank, Brayden Dunstan, Dawson Erva, Madison Gendron, Endla ...

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; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line. A full week of Community Calendar can be viewed on the Journal’s website: miningjournal.net. Friday Alcoholics Anonymous — Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., Hope United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. 12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Alcoholics Anonymous — 9 a.m., Munising United Methodist Church. UPHHH clinics — U.P. Home, Health and Hospice has announced dates for its February clinics. Blood pressure and blood sugar screening are free while a cholesterol check is $5. This date, 10-11a.m., Pine Ridge Apartments and noon-1 p.m., Ishpeming Senior Center. Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee. Alcoholics Anonymous — Morning Big Book Group meets at 10 a.m., 1001 N. Second St., Ishpeming. ADA accessible, enter in back. Bingo — Bell Auxiliary is sponsoring a senior luncheon and bingo every third Friday of the month. The luncheon/bingo will be at the Ishpeming Senior Center from noon to 2 p.m. There is no charge. A number of seats available. Sign up at the senior center. For questions, call Senior Center at 485-5527. Alcoholics Anonymous — noon, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Our Daily Bread — free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241. Jayne’s Bridge Club — plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed. Schizophrenics Alliance Group — is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information. Alanon — meets 1:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Tech Help Drop-In — Members of the NMU Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to provide assistance with all tech needs. Peter White Public Library Heritage Room, 4-5:30 p.m. Fish Fry — Ishpeming VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St., will have Friday Night Fish Fry each week from 4-7 p.m. The menu features a variety of fish, baked or fried, ribeye steak, chicken and burgers. Each dinner includes a baked potato or fries, applesauce, coleslaw, roll and dessert. Eat-in or take-out will be available. Call 486-4856 for more information. Funds raised support local veterans. Fish Fry — American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff St., Marquette, hosts a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. On the menu, whitefish, shrimp or chicken strips plus a choice of baked potato or french fries. All meals include the salad bar. This meal is open to the public. The Auxiliary will be holding a bake sale during the fish fry. Teen Night — is 6-10 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115. Tae Kwon Do School — Martial arts class from 6-6:45 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366. Alcoholics Anonymous — 6 p.m., Missionary Church, Marquette. Dance — The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the DanceZone, corner of College and Lincoln. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information. Per person fee: $120 annual membership or $3 per session. Cribbage — The Negaunee Eagles will host cribbage every Friday starting at 7 p.m. Call 906-475-9584 to sign up. The club opens at noon on Fridays. Reformers Unanimous — addiction classes meet 7-9 p.m., Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 County Road 456, Skandia. Call the Rev. Lon Russell at 942-7900 or 360-7901. NMU play — Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the play “Significant Other.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. at the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $17 for the general public; $12 for NMU faculty/staff, seniors, and military; $10 for students; and $5 for NMU students. Tickets are available for purchase throu

6th grade All As: Elizabeth Bureau, Gavin Comero, Kalin Doney, Brianna Edwards, James Grigg, Emily Hytinen, Elizabeth King, Olivia Letson, Niila Nurmi, Lucy Ostola, Jacob Ridl, Samantha Ruby, Madeline Rye, Morgan Schneider, Evynn Seablom, Connor Thomas, Averie Vial, Jared Waterman. All As ...

Exchange Club makes donations

Above: Doug Winters, left, auxiliary captain of the Salvation Army in Marquette County, receives a $1,000 check from Bob Brumm of the Marquette County Exchange Club. The Exchange Club raises funds for donations by sponsoring the International Food Fest annually over the July 4th holiday. In ...

Negaunee Middle School announces honor roll

5th Grade All As Brielle Anderson Peyton Black Megan Broeders Noelle Brown Kylie Cardoni Lila Clement Addison Dank Morgan Downey Isabella Jacobetti Gretel Johnson Liv Johnson Ethan Juntti Vanessa Jurmu Maria Kallenbach Anika Keough Marlee Larson Lilia ...

NMU releases dean’s list for Fall 2019 semester

The following students qualified with a grade point average of 4.00. Brimley — Mackenzie Pentland Bruce Crossing — Levi Lindberg Calumet — Annastiina Kesti Champion — Alyssa Kyllonen, Mitchell Messing Chassell — Kyle Maki Chatham — Laurie Leppanen Crystal Falls — ...

Ishpeming Middle School announces honor roll

* Indicates All As 5th grade Seven Adams Kody Baer Kole Bancroft* Nicholas Bannister Xavier Bannister* Lauryn Bartanen Conner Beauchaine Harrison Boylan-Sprague Bella Carson Ethan DeMarois Andren Donner* Jezlyn Galvan Rayanna Gardner McKenzie Hyatt Heidi ...

New at Peter White Public Library

“Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story” By Kevin Noble Maillard, Illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal This was a beautiful picture book that show how “The story of fry bread is the story of the American Indians: embracing community and culture in the face of opposition” (Maillard, ...

Marquette Senior High School announces honor roll

12th grade Outstanding (A- or higher average) Taryn Aho, Chloe Aldrich, Jacob Allard-Soucey, Cooper Anderson, Alexis Andrews, Isabelle Anthos, Jessica Armstrong, Ericka Asmus, Erik Becker, Anna Beckstrom, Brendon Bell-Bouschor, Mason Brady, Leandra Bruggink, Loryn Burnette, Hailey Burt, ...

Once Upon a Crime set to meet

MARQUETTE — Once Upon a Crime, the book group for mystery lovers, will meet in the Dandelion Cottage Room at the Peter White Public Library at 7 p.m. Wednesday to discuss “Blacklands” by Belinda Bauer. Convinced that her son is still alive despite a serial killer’s confession, ...

IHS Class of 1957 meets for lunch

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming High School Class of 1957 will meet for lunch at 11 a.m. Wednesday for soup luncheon at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ishpeming.

For Your Health event Wednesday

MARQUETTE — At noon Wednesday, physical therapist Katelyn Longanbach will give a presentation on Women’s Health as part of this month’s For Your Health series in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room. Longanbach earned her bachelor’s and her doctorate of physical therapy from ...

‘Downton Abbey’ to be screened

MARQUETTE — Bring lunch and get together with other movie lovers to watch “Downton Abbey” at 12:20 p.m. Thursday in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room on the lower level of the library. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all. The movie, set in 1927, ...

Magnaghi to offer presentation

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University History Professor Emeritus Russell Magnaghi will present “The Upper Peninsula of Wisconsin?” as part of the Beaumier Lecture Series at NMU. The free talk will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday in the seminar room of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center in ...

‘Significant Other’ play presented

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the play “Significant Other.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and Feb. 19-Feb. 22 at the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. A “Theatre for All” performance aimed at adults ...

Yarnwinders group meets Thursday

MARQUETTE — Yarnwinders Fiber Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Arts and Culture Center of the Peter White Public Lbrary. Mary Brown will be doing the program on needle felting.

Madjar book signing at Snowbound

MARQUETTE — At 5 p.m. Friday, Snowbound Books and local author Dr. Shahar Madjar invited the public to join in for a special Valentine signing of his new book, ‘Take Love Twice Daily: Essays, Tales and Love Poems” at Snowbound.

Northern Michigan University December graduates

Certificate Bruce Crossing — Tanner Driesenga, CER-Automotive Service Technology Champion — Eric Peterson, CER-Welding Chatham — Levi Charlebois, CER-Industrial Maintenance Felch — Alison Mattson, CER-Esthetics Gwinn — Chad Andresen, CER-Welding; Sarah Fontaine, ...

Ishpeming High School announces honor roll

* Indicates all As 9th Grade Griffin Argall Ailie Biddle Madison Durnion Seth Gaboury Preston Gauthier Leah Graham Peyton Greet Preston Heiskala* Sophia Kluga Faith Loman* Broderick Meadows Emily Morton Cora Nicholas* Marina Pascoe Dylan Paterson Carleigh ...