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Despite beauty, Lake Superior has definite unforgiving side

September 25, 2016 The beauty of Lake Superior is something we all admire and appreciate. But the cold, hard truth of our famed inland sea is that misfortune and tragedy are a very definite part of the lak. more »»

Senior Expo 2016 a good vehicle to keep elderly well informed

September 24, 2016 The Senior Expo 2016, sponsored this week by The Mining Journal, was, by all accounts, a resounding success. more »»

Honor Flight Mission XI in books; war heroes honored with D.C. tour

September 23, 2016 Another journey, another huge success. That’s the story of Mission XI of Upper Peninsula Honor Flight, which took place Wednesday. Early that morning, 73 U.. more »»

Transparency better under bills now in State Legislature

September 22, 2016 An important step toward making state government more transparent was taken Wednesday by the Republican-controlled Michigan House of Representatives. more »»

Vista Theater’s 90th anniversary an event area should celebrate

September 21, 2016 There are many landmarks in Marquette County, and one of the most prominent ones — the Vista Theater in Negaunee — is celebrating its 90th anniversary. more »»

BBBS gets new home, seeking volunteers

September 20, 2016 With not a great deal of fanfare late last week, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette and Alger counties cut the ribbon on a new headquarters. more »»

SHF continues doing important work in region

September 19, 2016 More than 300 people attended the Superior Health Foundation’s annual gala held Saturday night in the Great Lakes Rooms on the campus of Northern Michigan University. more »»

YMCA officials hope Adopt-a debt effort will bolster finances

September 18, 2016 To say the Marquette YMCA is against the financial wall is to greatly understate the challenges the agency currently faces. more »»

Community foundation work underscored by annual gathering

September 17, 2016 One of Marquette County’s bedrock agencies marked 28 years of service to the community last week. more »»

Ishpeming will be site for special POW/MIA observance tonight

September 16, 2016 Many thanks to Chapter 380 of the Vietnam Veterans of America for annually putting time and energy into a planning a most important event. The group’s annual POW/MIA Observance will take place at 6 p. more »»

Project Keep Kids Warm a great community effort

September 15, 2016 For Mining Journal readers, the headline that led Wednesday’s front page said it all: “When neighbors help neighbors” topped a story detailing a program happening in the west end we think you should... more »»

City, area should take pride in successful Pride Fest gathering

September 14, 2016 Positive sentiments were apparent Saturday at the Upper Peninsula Rainbow Pride’s third annual Pride Fest. more »»

City should expect brewers guild to fix park mess

September 13, 2016 Anyone paying attention knew it was going to happen sooner or later, that one or more of the big-ticket festivals sited in the city of Marquette’s Mattson Lower Harbor Park would inflict significant... more »»

Ishpeming has need of grant to raze blighted homes

September 12, 2016 Look for the city of Ishpeming to put to good use revenue from a federal grant, removing blighted residential structures. more »»

Cliffs, WEC have good plan for U.P. power plants

September 11, 2016 As it stands right now, we believe the recent joint announcement by Cliffs Natural Resources and WEC Energy Group to build new electric generating facilities sounds like a good move. more »»

Show your ‘Love’ for the YMCA of Marquette County

September 10, 2016 Aweek from today, Sept. 17, there is a special event planned for the YMCA of Marquette County. The theme for the event is “Love Your . more »»

Water safety especially needed now with changing weather

September 9, 2016 Water safety always is an issue, but with the influx of new Northern Michigan University students who might be unfamiliar with Lake Superior, it’s especially pertinent this time of year. more »»

In light of tragedy, parents transform grief into inspiration

September 8, 2016 It’s something no parent can stand the thought of. Each year, more than 50,000 children in the United States die, according to a study from the National Center for Health Statistics in 2000. more »»

Forensic anthropology is worthy of new program at NMU

September 7, 2016 Forensic anthropology is the science of analyzing human remains to determine someone’s identity and the timing and manner of death. more »»

Lakeview students will benefit from using Chromebooks

September 6, 2016 Lakeview Elementary School students in Negaunee will take a quantum leap into the digital future this fall when they start using Google Chromebook computers. more »»



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