Spotlight

Arts Chorale raises NMU visibility in lower Michigan

The NMU Arts Chorale returned from a successful spring break tour, with visits to high schools in the Grand Rapids and Detroit areas and performances at local churches. The NMU students sang for classes, listened to the schools’ vocal ensembles, fielded questions and shared their positive ...

Five generations together

Gladys J. Roman seen holding great-great granddaughter, Ryleigh R. Hutchens of Marquette, looking on seated from left to right are great grandmother Lillian J. O’Brien of Hancock, grandmother Desiree T. O’Brien of Marquette, standing mother Aurora L. Scott of Marquette.

Theater students attend St. Louis conference

Seven Northern Michigan University students attended the U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology’s Annual Conference & Stage Expo March 8-11 in St. Louis, Mo. The group was led by Assistant Professor David Pierce, who said USITT is the technical theater industry’s “largest and most ...

UPHSM donates to Cancer Care

David Poirier, President & Patient Care Coordinator of Cancer Care of Marquette County (left), receives a check from Victor Harrington, Regional Director of Marketing & Business Development of UP Health System. UPHSM made a donation of $1,000 to CCOMC. Cancer Care of Marquette County is ...

Animal Medical Center, UPAWS working together

The right partnership can make the world a better place. This month, Animal Medical Center of Marquette and Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter have been working together to do just that. On Feb. 14, Animal Medical Center presented a $500 donation to UPAWS, a local non-profit animal shelter. ...

Exchange Club donates to local groups

Above, Ron Plotezka of the Exchange Club of Marquette County presents a $1,000 check to Marie Ross of the Upper Peninsula Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. The Exchange Club has been a longtime supporter of the local Alzheimer's Association chapter, making donations with funds raised at ...

AFSCME makes donations to area charities

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1852 makes donation to area charities. According to Union President Neil Traye the Local has donated over $22,000 to various area charities over the last 15 years. This year Union Secretary Treasurer Adam Diedrich of the ...