Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 28 Jul 2014 14:28:44 EDTMon, 28 Jul 2014 14:28:44 EDT senior arts program challenges - Contrary to proverbial wisdom, an old dog can learn new tricks - at least according to 76-year-old Marquette resident John Ruusi, who took his first art class through the Marquette Arts and Culture Center last year.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTPost holiday spirits require reflection, I survived another holiday guest. I don't often get visitors who stay for a few days because I'm not much for company.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSenior events CHATHAM: Senior Dining, noon, Township Hall, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN: Drop-In Center, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Clubhouse Early Exercise, 8-8:30 a.m., Clubhouse Aerobics Group, 9-10 a.m., Clubhouse Chair Aerobics/Walk Fit, 10 a.m.Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSenior fitness - The exercise programs offered by Marquette Senior Services are about more than just getting in shape. The groups also lead to lasting friendships and support, said many of the women who participate.Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTEmbracing the farmer's slop pail those of us who lived on a farm during the 1950s, the slop pail was an essential kitchen fixture. Most farmers kept a few pigs and anything not consumed by the family at mealtime was thrown in the pai.Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT