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Ishpeming High School announces honor roll

Quarter 1 Honor Roll *Indicates All A’s 12th Grade Andriacchi, Jadyn Alexis* Austin, Mariah Verlynn* Beauchamp, Ashleigh Marie Bertucci, Mariah Kristine Bleau, Emma Marie Bodette, Wyatt James Collister, Drew Allen* Conroy, Nicholas Michael* Corkin, Aaron ...

Classic cheer club

This throwback photo shows Scott Johnson of Harvey and his children Tyler, 7, and Taylor, 11, who purchased presents for The Mining Journal’s Cheer Club in 2003. Now in its 39th year, the Cheer Club is a joint effort between The Mining Journal, the Salvation Army and St. Vincent de Paul to ...

Lions International Peace Poster Contest

The Marquette Lions Club sponsored the Lions International Peace Poster Contest at Father Marquette Middle School this year. The theme was “The Future of Peace.” Pictured above are students from teacher Joy Bender Hadley’s art class. Hannah Mleko, pictured below, won the contest locally, ...

Journal honors Patriots

The Mining Journal put together a special page to honor the Westwood High School football team, which won a district championship this season. Half the proceeds for the page to the team. Pictured are: Blake Hewitt, Nathan Beckman, WHS quarterback; Scott Syrjala, WHS football coach; and Sharon ...

YMCA receives $30K grant

The YMCA of Marquette County received a $30,000 grant from the Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation to bring back the YMCA’s Youth Center. The YMCA has raised $70,000 for the New Y and a New Youth Center.

Wallner graduates from basic training

MARQUETTE — U.S. Air Force Airman Ethan M. Wallner graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, ...

Cheer club

Nine-year-old Drake Sharkey of Gwinn drops off toys Friday afternoon at The Mining Journal's Marquette office for Christmas 2017 Cheer Club. The Cheer Club is a joint effort between The Mining Journal, the Salvation Army and St. Vincent de Paul to provide gifts to local children and families ...

Ishpeming Middle School announces Quarter 1 honor roll

*Indicates All A’s 8th Grade Apassingok, Krystilyn Valerie Bruhnke, Abigail Marie* Carter, Jessica Leigh Corp, Olivia Grace* Delongchamp, Dawson Ray Delongchamp, Jelena Rae Deloughary, Hannah Elizabeth* DeMarois, Ella Jean* Des Parois, Kaitlyn Irene* Estes, Ashton ...

UP General Contracting celebrates grand opening

UP General Contracting recently teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership to celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The grand opening was an opportunity for the public to meet the UPGC team and view its newly remodeled office in downtown Marquette. UPGC, ...

Ishpeming Rotary Club donates to Psi Chi

The Rotary Club of Ishpeming made a $200 contribution to the Northern Michigan University chapter of Psi Chi, an international honor society that recognizes and promotes excellence in the science and application of psychology. The funds will support Psi Chi’s promotional efforts and community ...

Lady Elks aid food pantry

Colleen Schmeltzer on behalf of the Negaunee Lady Elks recently shopped for St. Vincent de Paul’s food pantry. Twelve filled grocery bags were presented to Steve Perucco St. Vincent de Paul’s vice president.

Econo aids youth theater

Zach Quinnell, manager at Tadych’s Econo Foods of Marquette, presents two checks to Jalina McClain and Susan Kandey of the Superior Arts Youth Theater for $382.33 and $880.30.