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Lake Superior Life Care & Hospice ribbon cutting

The Lake Superior Community Partnership recently teamed up with Lake Superior Life Care & Hospice for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate the agency’s new name, expanded services, and mission of “Supporting your Journey throughout Life’s Stages.” Lake Superior ...

Mike Paternoster wins mountain bike raffle

During the 18th annual Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic awards ceremony held at Lakeview Arena, Mike Paternoster’s raffle ticket was drawn and he won a 2017 Liv Pique 3 mountain bike. The bike was purchased from Downwind Sports by Travel Marquette and donated to the Noquemanon Trail Network as ...

NMU announces winter 2017 semester dean’s list

The following students qualified with a grade point average of 4.00. Baraga — Christine Wilson Bark River — Madisen Derouin, Amanda Hudson, Eli Oswald, Elise Oswald Bessemer — Nicholas Matonich Brimley — Kyle Flickinger Calumet — Tristan Baranowski, Terra Erkkila, Kyra ...

KADU Designs welcomed to downtown Marquette

The Lake Superior Community Partnership and the Marquette Downtown Development Authority recently teamed up to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for KADU Designs of Marquette. The DDA also presented KADU Designs with a certificate to welcome them to downtown Marquette. The creative consulting ...

Republic-Michigamme High School announces honor roll

2016-2017 2nd Semester Honor Roll: Grade 9 All A’s Anna Laakso A’s and B’s Kolin Conklin, Heron Dyer, Lacie Marek, Rachel Mattila, Judah Oakley and Paige Schultz Grade 10 All A’s Hannah Mahl A’s and B’s Kaitlin Ambuehl, Justin Anthony, Alicia Ball, Jake Carlson, ...

Grand Valley State University announces winter dean’s list

Grand Valley State University announces the names of students who were placed on the dean’s list for the Winter 2017 semester concluding in April. The list includes those students who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average and been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits. The honor is noted on ...

Econo aids Family center

Zach Quinnell, manager of Tadych’s Econo Foods of Marquette, presents a check to members of the Lake Superior Village Youth and Family Center for $517.35.

VFW aids Veterans Memorial Wall in Republic

Commander Wayne Shepherd, of the VFW Post 5014 of Republic, hands a check for $1,000 to Sterling Schultz, a Vietnam veteran who began the push for a veterans memorial in Republic. The memorial will include every man and woman from Republic who served in the armed forces in any capacity during ...

Econo aids local groups

Above, Zach Quinnell, manager at Tadych’s Econo Foods in Marquette, presents a check to Cindy Asher of the Care Clinic for $565.69. Below, Quinnell gives a check to Kathy Seltwish (left) and Maija Parkkonen of the Marquette/Gwinn area Girl Scouts.

Rotary Club donates to VFW Bean Bag Brawl

The Ishpeming Rotary Club donated $250 toward the VFW Bean Bag Brawl held Saturday. All proceeds from the bean bag toss tournament go to Hometown Battles, a non-profit charity run by volunteers who provide immediate relief and assistance to veterans suffering from PTS, TBI, transitioning or ...

Marquette Lions Club serves the community

A customer making a donation at Econo Foods to Marquette Lions Gretchen and her leaderdog, Floyd Preston, Cecilia Johnson and Sam Carey. The Lions Club motto, “We Serve” was put into action again this year by the Marquette Club. At their 2016-2017 fiscal year end, the Marquette Lions had ...

Brandon Lochner presented with Eagle Scout rank

Brandon Lochner of Boy Scout Troup 360 in Harvey was recently presented with the rank of Eagle Scout. Lochner had an impressive eight-year career with the troop. Pictured from left is past scoutmaster Paul Salfai; Brandon Lochner; Lochner’s father and assistant scoutmaster Paul Lochner; and ...

Our Grille Restaurant and Bakery open in Gwinn

The Lake Superior Community Partnership recently teamed-up with Our Grille staff to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for their newly opened eatery. Located in Gwinn, Our Grille is a restaurant and bakery that provides fresh, quality food to the area. Our Grille began as a small in-home bakery ...

4 generations together

Four generations of the St. Germain/Laitinen families recently gathered at Bass Lake in Gwinn. From left are Terry St. Germain, Ryan and Ruby St. Germain, and in front, Sandy Laitinen.

Rotary aids Out of the Darkness

The Ishpeming Rotary Club is sponsoring this year’s Marquette County Annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk scheduled for Sept. 9 at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming. This walk raises awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to invest in new ...

Area students named to Lawrence University 2016-2017 Dean’s List

APPLETON, WIS. — The following area students have been named to Lawrence University’s 2016-17 Dean’s List for maintaining a minimum 3.4 grade point average for the entire academic year. Marquette:  Jeanette Adams, daughter of Sam and Janine Adams, Marquette, is a 2015 graduate of ...

Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Honor Yoga

A new yoga studio officially opened its doors on Aug. 1 in Downtown Negaunee. The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting and grand opening in celebration of Honor Yoga. From the left: Paul Jokinen, Anika Keough, Jessica Noskey, Anja Salmela, Kina Salmela, ...

Journal makes donation to Swim Teal Lake

Mining Journal sales associate Iris Charmer, left, presents a check to Kristen Cambensy, race director for the Swim Teal Lake Benefit for Diabetes. The fundraiser benefitted the Upper Peninsula Diabetes Outreach Network.

TruNorth awards Daren Giuchin with Neil Anderson Memorial Scholarship

ISHPEMING — TruNorth Federal Credit Union awarded their Neil Anderson Memorial Scholarship to Ishpeming High School’s salutatorian, Daren Giuchin, this year. TruNorth established a scholarship for Ishpeming High School graduates in honor of long time Board President Neil Anderson, who ...

Marquette Taekwon-do has summer testing

Students in the Marquette Taekwon-do and West Marquette County Taekwon-do schools were recently promoted. All students performed forms, self defense, sparring, kicking and punching drills and board breaking. Community service and special seminars are required for black belt candidates.