Spotlight

Marquette, Hancock face off in High School Bowl

The Marquette Redmen played the Hancock Bulldogs in the quarterfinals of High School Bowl and won by a score of 310-80. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for Public TV 13’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 40 years on the air. Marquette ...

Galbreath earns award

Webelos Scout Ian Galbreath of Cub Scout Pack 395 has earned the God and Family Award of the P.R.A.Y. program. Ian is shown with his parents, Kurt Galbreath and Kimberly Fryzel. His mentor was the Rev. Christopher Hintz of the Hope Church of First United Methodist Church. The God and Family ...

League of Women Voters celebrates anniversary

The League of Women Voters of Delta County, Marquette County Unit gathered to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the re-establishment of the League in Marquette County and to plan for the voter education activities for the upcoming primary and general elections.

Range Bank sponsors Marquette Trails Festival

Range Bank announces it is the title sponsorship of the 2018 Marquette Trails Festival which will be held June 22-24 at Marquette Mountain. This donation marks the third year that Range Bank has been the title sponsor of the event which raises money to support the Noquemanon Trail Network where ...

Clear Lake aids Long Riders

Clear Lake Education Center announces a donation to its Stewards Group from the Jack Pine Lodge and Long Riders Sportsman’s Club. The Jack Pine has hosted the Long Riders Snowmobile Relic Ride for many years. This year, Kevin Knaffla, owner of the Jack Pine, announced that the proceeds from ...

NMU Student Nurses Association aids U.P. Pink Power

U.P. Pink Power is grateful for the generosity of the Northern Michigan University Student Nurses Association. Pink Power was selected as its organization to donate to for this year’s 10th Anniversary Charity Ball. This fantastic group of students presented Pink Power with a check for $2,500. ...

Fox Marquette wins donation for MAPS

Fox Marquette nominated Marquette Area Public Schools for a donation of 150 books from the Subaru Loves Learning Project, and ended up winning. All seven of MAPS schools will benefit from this gift. Each of the 150 books celebrate outstanding science writing and illustration for children and ...

Exchange Club donates to local groups

Marquette County Habitat for Humanity representative Jane Iery receives a ceremonial $500 check from Exchange Club of Marquette County member Jack Reynolds. The Exchange Club annually sponsors the International Food Fest over the Fourth of July Weekend. Funds raised by the club at the food fest ...

Exchange Club donates to local group

Exchange Club of Marquette County member Mary Ritter, left, presents a ceremonial $750 check to Deb Jean, representing the Upper Peninsula Community Rowing Club. Members of the rowing club volunteer at the annual International Food Fest, which the Exchange Club sponsors annually over the Fourth ...

BLP donates to Salvation Army, St. Vincent de Paul

The Marquette Board of Light and Power’s fifth annual Food Pantry Charity Hockey Game on March 1 at Lakeview Arena was the most successful ever thanks to donations by employees, family members and the public. The Salvation Army and St. Vincent de Paul food pantries each received $133 through ...

Swick aids Gearbusters

Congratulations to the Westend Gearbusters, February Gold Star Giving winner for Swick Home Services in Marquette. Swick recently presented a $500 check to members of the Westend Gearbusters — the Ishpeming High School robotics team. Shown, from left, are: Amanda Courchaine from Swick, ...

Disabled American Veterans of Marquette County makes donation

The Disabled American Veterans of Marquette County presented a contribution of $250 to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War to support their project of placing flag holders by the headstones of Civil War Veterans in the Upper Peninsula. Pictured from left: DAV member and project chair ...