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One Book, One community MARQUETTE — One Book One Community invites the public to a panel on POW camps in the Upper Peninsula in conjunction with John Smolen’s novel “Wolf’s Mouth” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room. There will be three ...

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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; ...

DEQ sets public hearing for Eagle East

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MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is holding a public hearing to gather comments on its proposed decision to approve a permit amendment granting Eagle Mine’s request to mine the Eagle East mineral resource in western Marquette County. The public hearing will be ...

‘Challenging, but beautiful’

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Second place winner Matt Acker of Grand Rapids, left, and first place winner Jeremiah Bishop of Harrisonburg, VA, pose with course designer Danny Hill at the finnish line of the Marji Gesick 100 Mile Mountain Bike Race in downtown Ishpeming Saturday evening. Bishop said the race was “really ...

Waste contract, labor agreements on Monday’s agenda

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MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission will consider the negotiated contract with Waste Management for curbside residential waste and recycling pickup, a labor agreement with city supervisors, a new public art policy, a salary increase and bonus for the city manager, and a final budget ...

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DNR wildlife educational offerings LANSING — The deadline to register for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ free wildlife educational opportunities is approaching. These resources offer educators a fun way to integrate the state’s unique flora and fauna into their curriculum, ...

Oktoberfest on Iron Street

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Above, from left, Aylee, 5, Emmy, 3, and Easton Guenette, 9, sit in front of Old Bank Building Antiques enjoying a lollipop at Negaunee’s Oktoberfest held in downtown Negaunee Saturday afternoon. At right, from left, Heather, Eric, Owen, 2, and Eli Jarvi, 5, take in all the activities at the ...

Airmen complete training

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Several Air Force members with ties to the Upper Peninsula have made news recently. These airmen completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who ...

Students make Dean’s Lists

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Students with local connections have made the dean’s lists announced by several colleges and universities. ≤ NORTHFIELD, Minn. — Gabrielle Gencheff, chemistry major and Marquette Senior High School graduate has been named to the St. Olaf College dean’s list for the spring 2017 ...

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BahLuze wail on Tuesday night MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society invite music lovers to a concert by BahLuze (shown above) at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Peter White Library’s community room, part of the monthly Bluesday Tuesday series. Led by ...

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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; ...

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Bystander intervention training MARQUETTE — On Tuesday, Neighbors for a Kinder Community will present “Bystander Intervention Training: How to De-Escalate Conflict Safely” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Participants will learn and ...

Volunteer opportunities

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Volunteer opportunities available for willing people of all ages in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by contacting Julie Shaw at 315-2607 at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Younger potential volunteers should ...

Great Girls in Michigan’s History

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Nine girls of different eras in Michigan’s history are highlighted in the traveling exhibit “Great Girls in Michigan’s History,” at the Marquette Regional History Center. During the opening, modern women leaders were present to discuss their careers. The exhibit will run through Oct. 18.

Township sets meeting on US 41 underpass

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MARQUETTE – Members of the Marquette Township Planning and Zoning Department and recreation committee will present an update Monday on the $2.25 million project to build an underpass beneath U.S. 41. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. in the community room at the Marquette Township ...

GOP’s ‘Obamacare’ repeal all but dead

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By ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party’s years of vows to ...

Petrocik honored for RSVP service

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Renae Petrocik, center, was honored at Thursday’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program appreciation dinner. She was presented with the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation award, which was established in 2003 to recognize the remarkable contributions made by volunteers. ...

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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; ...