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Negaunee Middle School announces honor roll

The following students have earned all A’s during the first marking period at the Negaunee Middle School. 5th Grade: Arbelius, Emma Beckman Courtney Bell, Ashley Bell, Bryce Black, Anna Boehmer, Madeline Byman, Patrick Debelak, Owen Elledge, Ashlyn Erva, ...

Exchange Club donates to Team Cold Logic

Marquette County Exchange Club member Mary Ritter (left) presents a check for $750 to Team Cold Logic following their first robotic competition. Pictured are Team Cold Logic members Ely Donnell and Zita Jaimeson.

The jedi academy

Above, Rylan Millard, 9, of Marquette, left, and Brogan Premeau, 7, of K.I. Sawyer, make droids out of things like marshmallows, doughnut holes and pretzels during the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum’s “Jedi Academy” Thursday. A “Star Wars” theme filled the museum as youngsters ...

Westwood students excel in competition

More than 300 business students competed at Bay College in Escanaba on Jan. 6, demonstrating their skills in finance, business administration, management information systems, digital communications and design, management, marketing and communication. Student members of the Westwood High School ...

Aspen Ridge Middle School announces honor roll

6th Grade All A’s: Ian Bivins Allyana Grochowski Andrea Honkala Emma Jestila Robin Lequia Kaitlyn Moebius Mackenzie Pierpont Allyson Poirier Thomas Seablom Kate Wisuri 6th Grade A’s and B’s: Colin Ackland Nolan Aho-Carello Grace Anderson Carson Argall Bryce ...

Breakfast Rotary donates gifts

Marquette Breakfast Rotary Members gathered gifts for Cherry Creek School students in need this past holiday season. Club Members pictured are Immediate Past President Chuck Weinrick, Club Director Jennifer Huetter, District Governor Elect Tina Hall, and Fran Finley.

Negaunee High School announces honor roll

The following students have been named to the first quarter honor roll at Negaunee High School for the 2016-2017 academic year. Grade 9 With Distinction (All A’s) Joshua Bedard, Madison Downey, Drew DuShane, Eric Etelamaki, Matthew Frusti, Alexa Gravedoni, Leo Helppi, Christopher ...

INN Community Schools names honor roll students

Ishpeming-Negaunee-NICE Community Schools has named students to its honor roll for the first marking period of 2016-2017. These students attained an A or B grade average: LeAnne Bartlett, Morgan Burnside, Lauren Carilli, Anna Emanuelson, Meghan Emanuelson, Leslie Frohriep, Autumn Groulx, ...

Gwinn Middle, High schools announce honor roll students

The following students have been named to the first quarter honor roll at Gwinn High and Middle schools: * Denotes all A’s Grade 6 Teanna Ailing, Nevaeh Andrews, Analesa Baldwin, Emily Bandle, Kadence Barrett, Desiree Barto, Melanie Beauchamp, Delaney Bemis, Colton Berglund, Dylan ...

U.P. Catholic Credit Union donates Christmas gifts

A family in Marquette definitely had a brighter Christmas thanks to U.P. Catholic Credit Union. Pictured above are some of the staff for U.P. Catholic Credit Union and the presents donated to the deserving family.

Concert raises $911

Bright Productions fifth annual Christmas Concert raised $911 for Room at the Inn in December at the Peter White Library. Bright Productions continues to support Room at the Inn every December with a fundraising concert and other local charities with additional concerts during the year. ...

Ishpeming High School honor roll students announced

Quarter 1 Grade 9 * Indicates all A’s Argall, Gavin Asgaard, Ava* Asgaard, Berkli Bell, Breck Collette, Preston Corkin, John* Delongchamp, Jessup DeWitt, Eros* Ericson, Kyle Fox, Maija* Gugin, Lydia Heikkila, Cassidy Jandreau, Natalia Kauppinen, Ty* Koski, ...

Ishpeming Middle School honor roll

Quarter 1 Grade 5 * Indicates all A’s Arvon, Alec Asgaard, Gianna* Baldini, Taryn Balwinski, Lillian Barry, Alger Bays, Porter Boylan-Sprague, Cassia Bye, Connor Cain, Faith Corp, Isabelle Corradino, Sophie Cowling, Nicholas Croschere, David DeCaire, ...

Samantha Hollinshead wins Golden Ticket

There was a Golden Ticket ceremony held at Aubree’s Pizzeria and Grill in Marquette on Dec. 15. The winner was Samantha Hollinshead of Marquette. The finalists, pictured above from left, are: Jonas Snapp, Harrison Jilbert, Nolan Ringuette, Ida Larsen, Samantha Hollinshead (in back), Halley ...

Kathy Feit chosen as employee of quarter

Kathy Feit is presented a check from Tom Roy, left, and Roy Johnson of V.F.W. Superior Memorial Post 6 in Marquette. Feit has been working as an office assistant for two years at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans. She was chosen as the employee of the quarter.

Jezek wins 4-H award

This year’s 4-H Member of the Year was awarded to Emme Jezek. Emma was recognized for her dedication to the 4-H Program through her service on the 4-H Council, helping to create and establish the Junior 4-H Council, and leading the Manes & Tails 4-H Club with her mom. This Year’s 4-H ...

The Lofts celebrate grand opening

Christine Pesola teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership to celebrate the completion of The Lofts at The Motors Building. Pictured from left: Betsy Morais, LSCP Director of Marketing and Communications, Chris VanAbel, Marquette County Ambassadors, Mona Lang, Marquette Downtown ...

NHS competes in High School Bowl

The Negaunee Miners played the Superior Central Cougars in the first round of High School Bowl and won by a score of 320-180. 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 the air. ...

Republic-Michigamme School announces 2016-2017 honor roll

Grade 6 - All A’s: Sophia Jarvi and Aaron Laakso. A’s and B’s: Noah Crothers, Samuel Dyer, Melinda Perry and Keira Senske. Grade 7 - A’s and B’s: Jillian Kangas, Derek Koski and Abigail Oslund. Grade 8 - All A’s: Eli Luokkala. A’s and B’s: Logan Hanninen, Isaac ...

Marquette UUC kids raise money for JJ Packs

Marquette Unitarian Universalist Congregation’s children hosted their 12th annual Soup Dinner on Dec. 3. The dinner raised $1,453 and all proceeds went to JJ Packs, a local organization which sends less fortunate children home with nutritious food on Fridays so they can have meals on ...