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The Daily Mining Gazette
Lakes, Copper Kings both open the season with victories"We did a good job of executing tonight," said Crouch. "We did a lot of good th
Lakes, Copper Kings both open the season with victories
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
"We did a good job of executing tonight," said Crouch. "We did a lot of good things, but we really did a good job of executing." After keeping the Bluejays off the board early, the Lakes went to work. "We had a crucial stop early," said Crouch. "We... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Dickinson shows lower unemployment than U.S.During the month, the jobless rates inched down in 10 out of the 15 U.P. counti
Dickinson shows lower unemployment than U.S.
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
During the month, the jobless rates inched down in 10 out of the 15 U.P. counties with monthly declines from .1 percent in Chippewa and Houghton counties to .9 percent in Keweenaw County, noted Bruce Weaver, analyst in Detroit. The only notable... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Hospital project moves forwardThe company plans to build a 535,000-square-foot hospital building and 93,000-s
Hospital project moves forward
The Mining Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
The company plans to build a 535,000-square-foot hospital building and 93,000-square-foot adjoining clinical services building where the city's Municipal Service Center currently stands. The 37-acre piece of city land is located north of Baraga... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Last call: One week left to get back-to-school vaccinationsProper immunizations, or at least an immunization waiver, are legally required
Last call: One week left to get back-to-school vaccinations
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
Proper immunizations, or at least an immunization waiver, are legally required for all students starting school in Michigan, said Western Upper Peninsula Health Department Medical Director Dr. Teresa Frankovich. But even if students are a shot or two... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Undersheriff to fill unexpired term of Baraga County sheriffAccording to a release from Baraga County Prosecuting Attorney Joseph O'Leary,
Undersheriff to fill unexpired term of Baraga County sheriff
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
According to a release from Baraga County Prosecuting Attorney Joseph O'Leary, a meeting was held Friday between O'Leary, Baraga County Probate Judge Timothy Brennan and Baraga County Clerk Wendy Goodreau to make the decision. The meeting, the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Bulletin BoardMARQUETTE - National Alliance for Mental Illness will be having its support gro
Bulletin Board
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
MARQUETTE - National Alliance for Mental Illness will be having its support group meeting from 7-9 p.m. Monday at 129 W. Baraga Ave., in Marquette. The meetings are open to an individual with a mental illness and/or the family and friends of such an... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarSaturday Lake Superior Zendo - Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
Saturday Lake Superior Zendo - Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a.m., 8:30 a.m.; morning service at 9:10 a.m. Call 226-6407 for location and details. 12-Step Recovery Groups - offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St.,... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
An extended look at the U.P. poll - The Red Line Online by David KarnoskyAn extended look at the U.P. poll When today's paper arrives in your hands, yo
An extended look at the U.P. poll - The Red Line Online by David Karnosky
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
An extended look at the U.P. poll When today's paper arrives in your hands, you'll find that we had a lot to discuss, what with two girls' basketball games and two hockey games covered and an already-busy sports day. (Something about A-Rod's... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
The road to the SDC continues... - The Red Line Online by David KarnoskyThe road to the SDC continues... The prep hockey stretch run begins in earnest
The road to the SDC continues... - The Red Line Online by David Karnosky
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
The road to the SDC continues... The prep hockey stretch run begins in earnest tonight and continues this week as Houghton and Hancock both try their luck in what are sure to be tight games with Calumet. The Gremlins and Copper Kings play tonight... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Intrigue at the halfway point - The Red Line Online by David KarnoskyIntrigue at the halfway point As the winter prep season reaches the halfway po
Intrigue at the halfway point - The Red Line Online by David Karnosky
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
Intrigue at the halfway point As the winter prep season reaches the halfway point, some teams are still treading undiscovered territory, while others are looking for a rematch. The Houghton girls' team hosts Calumet tonight in their first Houghton... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
This Week in Prep Sports, 1/27 - The Red Line Online by David KarnoskyThis Week in Prep Sports, 1/27 In this week’s look at the week in prep sports,
This Week in Prep Sports, 1/27 - The Red Line Online by David Karnosky
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
This Week in Prep Sports, 1/27 In this week’s look at the week in prep sports, the biggest game is obviously between Houghton and Kingsford Thursday in Dickinson County. Prime matchups like this are why I think it’s a good idea for our area... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
City approves rental licenseThe license will allow two unrelated people or a family of four to live at the
City approves rental license
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
The license will allow two unrelated people or a family of four to live at the house. The owners, Peter and Karen Ostlund, bought the home so their son Michael, a sophomore student at Michigan Technological University, would have a place to live,... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
10 years for Long Lake carjackingStaff Writer FLORENCE, Wis. - A Shawano, Wis., man accused of committing a 201
10 years for Long Lake carjacking
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Staff Writer FLORENCE, Wis. - A Shawano, Wis., man accused of committing a 2013 car-jacking in Long Lake, Wis., was sentenced to prison Wednesday on a felony weapons charge. BERNARD?FISH Bernard Fish, 48, is already serving 20- 40 years in the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
ScorecardSubject to change Pro baseball - Los Angeles Angels at Detroit Tigers, 1 p.m.
Scorecard
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Subject to change Pro baseball - Los Angeles Angels at Detroit Tigers, 1 p.m., FS Detroit (TV) and WDMJ 1320 AM, WIAN 1240 AM, WCCY 99.3 FM and 1400 AM, WDBC 680 AM, WNBY 1450 AM and WMIQ 1450 AM (radio) Sports look Subject to change Prep girls... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Police LogWednesday - 8:24 a.m., found red mo-ped, belongs to employee, 1900 block U.S.
Police Log
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday - 8:24 a.m., found red mo-ped, belongs to employee, 1900 block U.S. 41 West - 8:50 a.m., barking dogs, not barking when officer arrived, note left for owners, 400 block North Front Street - 11:33 a.m., hit-and-run property damage... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarAlcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Chu
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. 12-Step Recovery Groups - offered... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Jail for drug bust defendantThomas Bianco, 41, pleaded guilty to delivery/manufacture of suboxone, a seven-
Jail for drug bust defendant
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Thomas Bianco, 41, pleaded guilty to delivery/manufacture of suboxone, a seven-year felony. State sentencing guidelines called for a minimum of zero to three months. "I know what I did was wrong, and I have no intention of every doing anything like... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarThursday Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Met
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Thursday Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. Superiorland Breakfast... Read more
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MLive.com
Look up Michigan gun deaths by county, including suicidesDatabase: Gun-related suicides by county While fatal shootings are making head
Look up Michigan gun deaths by county, including suicides
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
Database: Gun-related suicides by county While fatal shootings are making headlines in Flint, which has seen 11 people killed since July 31, the leading cause of death by gun in Michigan is suicide, not homicide. Suicides accounted for 54 percent... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan gun deaths exceed traffic fatalities and 9 more facts on gun deathsMore people die by gun in Michigan than in traffic accidents, based on state st
Michigan gun deaths exceed traffic fatalities and 9 more facts on gun deaths
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
More people die by gun in Michigan than in traffic accidents, based on state statistics. Driving the gun-death numbers: Suicides. Database: Gun-related suicides by county While gun homicides grab the headlines -- especially in Flint, where 11... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Roger L. BogdaRoger Louis Bogda, 71, of L’Anse, Michigan, entered into his eternal rest on Au
Roger L. Bogda
The Shawano Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Roger Louis Bogda, 71, of L’Anse, Michigan, entered into his eternal rest on Aug. 22, 2015. He was born in Shawano on May 21, 1944, the son of the late Jenny Pamonicutt and Louis Salzman. He was a member of the Menominee Nation of Keshena and the... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Elaine Karen (Bleau) Vande ZandeThe youngest of nine children, Elaine was born to Charles and Maude Rose (Paque
Elaine Karen (Bleau) Vande Zande
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
The youngest of nine children, Elaine was born to Charles and Maude Rose (Paquette) Bleau in Marquette, Michigan on March 6, 1941. She graduated from Bishop Baraga High School. When she was 14 years old, she met John Vande Zande, which she referred... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Police Log- 10:38 a.m., larceny of traffic caution sign from front yard, 800 block North
Police Log
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
- 10:38 a.m., larceny of traffic caution sign from front yard, 800 block North Front Street - 10:39 a.m., blocked sidewalk, owner will move vehicle, 300 block West Michigan Street - 10:58 a.m., alarm, employee accidentally set off, 700 block West... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Elizabeth M. ‘Betty’ WellmanBorn on October 5, 1915 in Marquette, she was a daughter of William and Carolin
Elizabeth M. ‘Betty’ Wellman
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Born on October 5, 1915 in Marquette, she was a daughter of William and Caroline (Merault) Lupton. Betty was raised in Marquette and was a graduate of Bishop Baraga High School class of 1933. Following graduation from high school, she worked as a... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarWednesday Karate - Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian ap
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday Karate - Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Police Log- 2:18 p.m., property damage accident, U.S. 41 South near Tonti Road - 2:58 p.
Police Log
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
- 2:18 p.m., property damage accident, U.S. 41 South near Tonti Road - 2:58 p.m., peace officer to retrieve belongings, 100 block West Spring Street - 3:34 p.m., property damage accident, 200 block Meeske Avenue - 3:35 p.m., disabled vehicle towed... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Catholic Church celebrates establishmentThis anniversary is thus named since the original parish of St. Joseph ceased t
Catholic Church celebrates establishment
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
This anniversary is thus named since the original parish of St. Joseph ceased to exist in 1997 with the merger of that congregation with St. Patrick Church, forming the new parish of St. Joseph & St. Patrick. The Most Reverend John F. Doerfler was... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
‘Normal’ autumn predictedNews Editor IRON MOUNTAIN - There are early signs of drought across the northe
‘Normal’ autumn predicted
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
News Editor IRON MOUNTAIN - There are early signs of drought across the northern counties of the Upper Peninsula, but conditions are normal throughout Dickinson, Iron and Menominee counties and bordering Wisconsin counties. The U.S. Drought Monitor... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
KBIC goes back to the drawing board with casinoAccording to tribal council members, discussions center on recommendations from
KBIC goes back to the drawing board with casino
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
According to tribal council members, discussions center on recommendations from a Global Market Adivsors market study commissioned in January. The study was presented to tribal members at a meeting Aug. 3, and details have begun to emerge beyond the... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Search still on for missing womanHarding, 32, of South Range, was last seen by family on April 30, and has had n
Search still on for missing woman
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Harding, 32, of South Range, was last seen by family on April 30, and has had no contact with friends or family since. She was reported missing on May 15. She lived in South Range, and previously L'Anse, with her boyfriend, Camiel VanHaecke. He has... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Angel Mission kicking off driveTerry Bazin, co-director of the Free Store, said the backpack school supply pro
Angel Mission kicking off drive
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Terry Bazin, co-director of the Free Store, said the backpack school supply project started 11 years ago. She and Free Store co-director Lynn Lanyon have been organizing the effort for about eight years. The purpose of the backpack program is to get... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarSaturday Lake Superior Zendo - Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Saturday Lake Superior Zendo - Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a.m., 8:30 a.m.; morning service at 9:10 a.m. Call 226-6407 for location and details. 12-Step Recovery Groups - offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St.,... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
U.P. athletes have new football homeFU has made good on that promise. Of the approximately 60 players on the roster
U.P. athletes have new football home
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
FU has made good on that promise. Of the approximately 60 players on the roster, one-half of those hail from the U.P. "That was one of our first goals .... to give local and U.P. athletes a chance to compete in Division III football, Finlandia... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
South, not north: Traffic flow on IM’s Stockbridge reversedAt about 7:30 a.m., workers will begin changing the one-way signs on Stockbridg
South, not north: Traffic flow on IM’s Stockbridge reversed
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
At about 7:30 a.m., workers will begin changing the one-way signs on Stockbridge Avenue between West B Street and West Hughitt Street to direct traffic south instead of north. The Iron Mountain Police Department will have a presence in the area... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Police LogWednesday - 8:16 a.m., someone keeps pushing buzzer at business's back door. E
Police Log
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Wednesday - 8:16 a.m., someone keeps pushing buzzer at business's back door. Employees unable to see anyone out there. Officers unable to find anyone in area. 1000 block West Baraga Avenue - 8:19 a.m., assist NMU Public Safety with possible... Read more
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The News-Herald
Bishop Baraga Days coming to ClevelandThe annual Bishop Baraga Days will be Sept. 5 and 6 in Cleveland. Bishop Frede
Bishop Baraga Days coming to Cleveland
The News-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The annual Bishop Baraga Days will be Sept. 5 and 6 in Cleveland. Bishop Frederic Baraga is recognized as one of the greatest Slovenian missionaries to the U.S. A Solemn Mass will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 in St. Vitus Church, 6019 Lausche Ave.,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarAlcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Chu
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. 12-Step Recovery Groups - offered... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Police LogTuesday - 7:08 a.m., malicious destruction to mailbox, 400 Blemhuber Avenue -
Police Log
The Mining Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Tuesday - 7:08 a.m., malicious destruction to mailbox, 400 Blemhuber Avenue - 7:41 a.m., injured bird, moved to safe location, 300 block Pine Street - 8:01 a.m., property damage accident, 800 block West Magnetic Street - 8:17 a.m., dog at large,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Panel OKs hospital site plans, PUDThe approval, however, came with a couple conditions: Investigating the best he
Panel OKs hospital site plans, PUD
The Mining Journal / Posted 10 days ago
The approval, however, came with a couple conditions: Investigating the best helicopter flight path and using materials to maximize wildlife safety and energy efficiency when possible. According to the plan, the total size of the project property is... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarThursday Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Met
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Thursday Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org. Superiorland Breakfast... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Mark W. MattilaFor the past year, Mark has been a patient at the Houghton County Medical Care
Mark W. Mattila
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
For the past year, Mark has been a patient at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock due to his battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born on August 31, 1953, in Hancock, a son of the late Walfred and Margaret (Petrelius) Mattila.... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Frances G. ‘Mickey’ DownsMickey, as she liked to be called, was born in Negaunee, Michigan on June 29th,
Frances G. ‘Mickey’ Downs
The Mining Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Mickey, as she liked to be called, was born in Negaunee, Michigan on June 29th, 1918 to George and Ella (Choquette) Smedman. Her family moved from Negaunee to Marquette in 1934 and Mickey graduated from Graveraet High School in 1936. After... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarWednesday Karate - Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian ap
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Wednesday Karate - Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Frances DownsMickey, as she liked to be called, was born in Negaunee on June 29, 1918, to Ge
Frances Downs
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Mickey, as she liked to be called, was born in Negaunee on June 29, 1918, to George and Ella (Choquette) Smedman. Her family moved from Negaunee to Marquette in 1934, and Mickey graduated from Graveraet High School in 1936. After graduation she was... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Police LogSaturday - 9:31 p.m., vehicle lockout, opened, 200 block West Washington Stree
Police Log
The Mining Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Saturday - 9:31 p.m., vehicle lockout, opened, 200 block West Washington Street - 10:06 p.m., liquor inspection, 1700 block Presque Isle Avenue - 10:25 p.m., operating unregistered vehicle, Lincoln Avenue near West College Avenue - 11:10 p.m.,... Read more
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The Mining Journal
James Neil McClellandA lifelong resident of Marquette, Jim was born on November 21, 1934. He attende
James Neil McClelland
The Mining Journal / Posted 12 days ago
A lifelong resident of Marquette, Jim was born on November 21, 1934. He attended school at Bishop Baraga and Graveraet. Jim then joined the Air Force, having served during the Korean Conflict. He joined the Electricians Local Union 1070 in 1958 and... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Frances G. ‘Mickey’ DownsA Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 12 Noon in St. Pe
Frances G. ‘Mickey’ Downs
The Mining Journal / Posted 12 days ago
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 12 Noon in St. Peter Cathedral with the Rev. Timothy Ferguson officiating. Friends may call at the Bishop's Room of the cathedral beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday until the time of the Mass.... Read more
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The Mining Journal
John ‘JT’ TolonenHe was born March 25, 1958 in Green Bay, WI son of Donald and Myrtle (Matthews)
John ‘JT’ Tolonen
The Mining Journal / Posted 12 days ago
He was born March 25, 1958 in Green Bay, WI son of Donald and Myrtle (Matthews) Tolonen. JT graduated from Baraga High School in 1977 and attended Northern Michigan University and Finlandia University. JT lived in Marquette for the past 15 years. He... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Planning commission to review hospital site planDuke LifePoint Healthcare, UP Health System-Marquette's parent company, is seek
Planning commission to review hospital site plan
The Mining Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Duke LifePoint Healthcare, UP Health System-Marquette's parent company, is seeking approval for the hospital to be located at 850 W. Baraga Ave., where the city's Municipal Service Center currently stands. The planning commission will consider the... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
LaVerne (Jean Andrew) AndersonShe was born on November 10, 1923, in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, a daughter of the l
LaVerne (Jean Andrew) Anderson
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
She was born on November 10, 1923, in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, a daughter of the late R. Ralph and Viola (Ollenberg) Mertz. LaVerne was a graduate of Wauwatosa High School and earned a B.S degree at Stout State University in Menomonie, Wisconsin. She... Read more
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