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Sports Snapshots

The best in sports photography from The Mining Journal for the week of Jan. 10-15

Guilty verdict in Irontown Pasties case

MARQUETTE — At a jury trial that concluded this morning, a guilty verdict has been reached for Patrick Earl Fisher, the man accused of an early June armed robbery of Irontown Pasties. See tomorrow's edition of The Mining Journal for more information.

United Way campaign still working toward goal

By AMY GRIGAS Journal Staff Writer MARQUETTE — Now that the holidays have come and gone and area residents are settling back into their routines, some may be realizing that donating during the holiday slipped their minds with the hustle and bustle of the season. However, it’s not too ...

Escanaba man faces felony charge after stabbing

ESCANABA — A man was arrested and faces a felony charge after an alleged stabbing in Escanaba last week. Terry Lee Jackson, 53, of Escanaba, was arraigned Friday on one count of assault to do great bodily harm less than murder, a 10-year felony with a maximum fine of $5,000. On Thursday, ...

Guilted into generosity

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our mid-60s and have been married for 45 years. We had our children early in our marriage and made many sacrifices to make sure our daughter and son had all the benefits of a well-rounded childhood. Because this took up most of our discretionary income, ...

Negaunee Middle School thanked

To the Journal editor: A special thank you to the kids at Lakeview school. They were so sweet, they loved us and we loved them. I was lucky to be with so many beautiful children. Middle school kids were so respectful; great program. I am so proud of our Negaunee teachers. Thank you.

Chicago Bulls outlast shorthanded Detroit Pistons, 119-107, on Saturday

DETROIT — Zach LaVine scored 33 points and Coby White added 19 to help the Chicago Bulls outlast the short-handed Detroit Pistons 119-107 on Saturday night. The Pistons were without Blake Griffin and Derrick Rose, and the Bulls pulled away late thanks to LaVine’s outside shooting. He and ...

Competition is for great cause

MARQUETTE — From 3-6 p.m. today, the Marquette City Police Department will be at the Marquette Walmart Supercenter for a Salvation Army bell ringing competition. Chief Blake Rieboldt and Patrol Captain Mike Laurila will compete as bell ringers against Sheriff Greg Zyburt and his staff with ...

Honors received by members of downtown Marquette law firm

MARQUETTE — Kendricks, Bordeau, Keefe, Seavoy & Larsen, P.C. is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers has named Ronald D. Keefe and Kenneth J. Seavoy as “Super Lawyers” and Brandon J. Evans, Erica N. Payne, and Patricia E. Davis as “Rising Stars.” Keefe maintains an active ...

Boy, 13, arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

By MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press NEW YORK — A 13-year-old boy was arrested Friday in the stabbing death of a Barnard College freshman who was approached in a park by as many as three youths as she ventured from her New York City campus on the eve of final exams. The arrest of such a ...

Lottery

DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Thursday: Poker Lotto KC-AD-JS-3S-6S Midday Daily 3 5-5-8 Midday Daily 4 7-4-2-5 Daily 3 5-8-8 Daily 4 0-4-7-7 Fantasy 5 06-09-11-33-38 Estimated jackpot: ...

Hong Kong residents living with tear gas worry of effects

HONG KONG (AP) — By day, the small commercial kitchen in a Hong Kong industrial building produces snacks. At night, it turns into a secret laboratory assembling a kit for pro-democracy protesters seeking to detox after repeated exposure to tear gas. Volunteers seated around a kitchen island ...

Trump’s animal house

WASHINGTON — Say “Animal Farm,” and many literary Americans will think of George Orwell’s allegorical novella about farm animals rebelling against totalitarianism in post-revolution Russia. (More or less.) Most likely, they’ll also think of Donald Trump. For the past three years, ...

Agencies aim to work better together to help rural children

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In Cocke County, Tennessee, Kathy Holt is meeting with parents, day care providers and others to spread the word about what children need to know to be ready for kindergarten. The former educator is among a group of leaders in three Appalachian communities chosen to try a ...

Sands board OKs provisioning center

SANDS — The Sands Township Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a marijuana provisioning center at 300 M-553. The action followed the Sands Township Planning Commission’s recommendation to approve the center, which took place on Thursday after a public hearing on a request by Debra ...

Putting on the dog show

WASHINGTON — When you’re on your last leg, when your colleagues have turned tail, when the House of Representatives passes the rules under which you will almost certainly be impeached — you have to be creative. Thus, it came to pass that Donald Trump, the first president in 120 years ...

Phones down at city offices

MARQUETTE — The city of Marquette is currently experiencing technical issues related to its phone system. While the issues “are being resolved as quickly as possible,” phone lines are currently unavailable as of this morning, city officials said.