Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 29 Nov 2015 05:28:20 EDTSun, 29 Nov 2015 05:28:20 EDT for the homeless - The focus of the Nov. 16 meeting of Boy Scout Troop 302 wasn't building a campfire or tying knots. Instead, the Scouts assembled hygiene kits for Room at the Inn, which provides shelter and a warming center for needy area people.Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTTime to give thanks: Even in toughest times, blessings are abundant is far too easy to get caught up in a woe-is-me attitude when circumstances and situations seem to be conspiring against us. And when the whole world is fraught with tragedy, it's even more challenging to keep a positive attitude.Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTCelebrating CWU: Group disbands, but friendships remain - Life changes and evolves, but that doesn't mean it's always easy for the people involved. Church Women United, organized in 1941, disbanded for good Nov. 6.Mon, 16 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTSean Astin engages audience at NMU - The lessons actor Sean Astin has gathered in his life, such as "Keep moving forward" and "Ask your parents questions," can be picked up in many professions, but it's particularly entertaining when you learn them playing Samwise Gamgee i...Mon, 9 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTCompare and contrast: News stories cover quite a wide range mornings, it's part of my job to scan The Associated Press wire service feed and select stories to appear on news section pages. Those are mornings when the task of designing pages falls into my set of responsibilities..Mon, 9 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT