Spotlight

POLAR ROLLIN’

Above, competitors wait at the starting line on Pearl Street in Ishpeming before the 25-mile race Saturday morning. Below, riders round the corner just after the race begins. Jorden Wakeley of Lovells, Michigan, won the men’s 25-mile race, while Sonia Pond of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, was ...

Redmen beat the Broncos in High School Bowl

The Marquette “Redmen” played the Bark River-Harris “Broncos” in the second round of High School Bowl and won by a score of 340-120. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for Public TV 13’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 39 years on ...

Names and Faces: Luke Hill named to FSU Dean’s List

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. — Negaunee native Luke Hill has been named to Ferris State University’s dean’s list for the Fall 2016 semester, which ended in December. Son of Mark and Stacie Hill, Luke graduated from Negaunee High School in 2014. The Dean’s List requires students to earn an ...

The Guys’ Place celebrates grand opening

The Guys’ Place, A Hair Salon for Men, recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership to celebrate their grand opening. The salon offers quality service for men and boy’s with a unique customer service focus. Haircuts include shampoo, conditioner, a hot towel, eyebrow and ...

Girl Scout Troop 5002 aids U.P. Girls Empowered

Amy Francisco and Adrian Francisco accept donations from Carly Sandstrom and Ilah Wilson of Girl Scout Troop 5002. U.P. Girls Empowered collected items such as hygiene products, paper goods and underclothing for girls in middle and high school who might not have access to these things. ...

Super One aids UPAWS

In December, Super One Foods in Marquette sold pet ‘paws’ to their customers to help raise money for UPAWS’ new animal shelter. They also decided to add to that total to help support the current shelter operational expenses by holding a luncheon at the store. $2,147.63 was brought in to ...

PEO donates to Brindley

P.E.O. Chapter BY of Marquette recently presented a check to Rene’ Brindley of Gwinn as the recipient of a P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE) Grant. This grant will assist Rene’ in completing her final semester at Northern Michigan University. P.E.O. is a philanthropic ...

SHF donates to health department

The 2016 Painting the Peninsula Pink, an annual fundraiser in October for the Superior Health Foundation Breast Health Fund, raised nearly $18,000. Of that amount, close to $2,000 went back to Pink Partner Gladstone High School to purchase health-centered equipment at the school. The remaining ...

SHF presents Pink dollars to Gladstone Public Schools

The Superior Health Foundation proudly presented Gladstone Public Schools with a check for $1,941.29, representing a portion of the net proceeds raised during Painting the Peninsula Pink in October for the SHF Breast Health Fund. “SHF partnered with Gladstone High School during the month, ...