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Marquette County Medical Care Facility breaks ground

The Lake Superior Community Partnership recently teamed up with the Marquette County Medical Care Facility for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of its new rehab wing. The facility is located at 200 Saginaw St. in Ishpeming. To learn more about the facility and services ...

Godfrey graduates AF

U.S. Air Force Airman Keyanna E. Godfrey graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Godfrey completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic ...

Gwinn trades program gets HBA membership

The students of the construction trades program at Gwinn High School received their certificates recently from the National Association of Home Builders, along with a student chapter pin, a pharmacy discount card and a membership card from the Home Builders Association of the Upper Peninsula. ...

Stankowski makes Northland dean’s list

ASHLAND, Wisconsin — Dakota Stankowski of Gwinn, a sophomore at Northland College, was recently named to the dean's list for outstanding academic performance during the winter 2017-2018 term. To qualify for the dean's list, full-time students must have a grade point average of at least 3.5 ...

Ishpeming-Negaunee-NICE Community Schools announces honor students

Ishpeming-Negaunee-NICE Community Schools has named students to its third quarter Honor Roll. These students attained an A or B grade point average: Erin Carilli, Autumn Groulx, Gage Havela, MacKenzie Johns, Cooper Lloyd-Lee, Connor Mackey, Samuel MacLachlan, Chloe Papp, Cassandra Peterson, ...

IMS announces third-quarter honor roll

ISHPEMING — Ishpeming Middle School recently announced its third-quarter honor roll. Asterisks (*) indicate a student who’s earned all A’s. Fifth Grade Bancroft, Mason*; Barry, Angelica*; Chapman, Patience; Choudhry, Andrea; Cieslinski, Ansley; Comment, Journey; Corp, Ethan; Donner, ...

Ogle scholarship at Bay

The Mabel D. (Skip) Ogle Nursing Scholarship was recently established at Bay College in Escanaba to assist students enrolled in the registered nursing program at Bay College. The scholarship is intended to follow the selected student through the nursing program and provide financial assistance ...

Exchange Club helps Jacobetti vets

Exchange Club of Marquette County member Geno Angeli, left, presents a $1,000 check to Ken Arseneau of the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Supporting veterans is one of the main focuses of the Exchange Club, which makes donations to local organizations with money raised at the ...

Teachers help out Room at the Inn

Teachers from the Marquette Area Education Association gathered at Super One Foods on April 21 to run their annual food drive for Room at the Inn. Teachers passed out flyers to shoppers, inviting them to pick up a few items that were needed at Room at the Inn's Warming Center. Shoppers ...

Sowa wins American Heritage Contest

Onagomingkway Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution member Treasa Sowa displays the rag rug she wove for the American Heritage Contest offered yearly to DAR members. Sowa received a first place award in the fiber arts category for the rug and was recognized for ...

Daniele Carol Co. marks 1-year anniversary

The Lake Superior Community Partnership recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Daniele Carol Co. to celebrate one year at its studio in downtown Marquette, at 617 N. Third St. Owner and lead photographer Daniele Carol started 14 years ago and she and her team have a wide range of skills ...

Get out and see what summer has in store

“Then followed that beautiful season... Summer... Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light, and the landscape Lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood.” - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow As May begins to wind down, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of ...

Legislators recognize LSCP’s 20 years

On April 17 the Lake Superior Community Partnership was recognized by Gov. Rick Snyder and the Upper Peninsula legislators for its 20th anniversary and the economic development services it provides in the U.P. Pictured, from left: Sen. Wayne Schmidt; Rep. Sara Cambensy; Amy Clickner, LSCP CEO; ...

NHS honor roll students recognized

NEGAUNEE — The following students have been named to the third quarter honor roll at Negaunee High School for the 2017-2018 academic year: GRADE 12 ALL A’s: Diana D’abaldo, Caylee Dempsey, Ender Harris, Delilah Hauswirth, Caitlyn Hendrickson, Allyson Jacobson, Breanna Johnson, Clara ...

Westwood announces third quarter honor roll

ISHPEMING — Westwood High School recently announced its third quarter honor roll students for the 2017-18 school year. All students marked with an asterisk (*) received 4.0 grade point averages. GRADE 12 ALL A’s: *Kendra Anderson, *Marissa Carello, *Bailey DeAugustine, *Jackson ...

Courage Incorporated receives grant from Shopko

Recently, local nonprofit group Courage Incorporated receIved a grant from the Shopko Foundation. Pictured from left: Mark Grasmick, Shopko store manager; Erik Conradson, Courage Incorporated co-founder; Josh Smith, Courage Incorporated veterans ambassador; and Ryan Nagel, Shopko manager. ...