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Primeau earns doctorate from Baker College

MARQUETTE — Dr. Paula Patricia Primeau, of Lake Orion, Michigan, graduated in March with a doctoral degree in business administration-leadership from Baker College Center for Graduate Studies. Her dissertation topic was “Developing successful leaders using spirituality in the ...

Range Bank donates to Brookridge Heights

Range Bank donated a garden basket to the residents of Brookridge Heights on Spread Goodness Day. The residents, who are members of the garden club at Brookridge Heights, will use the items for their planting in the coming spring and summer. Pictured from left: Laurie Goodman, Hanna Westra and ...

Marquette DDA welcomes Digs Gastropub

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority welcomed Digs Gastropub to Marquette’s downtown district on March 16. Digs Gastropub is located at 154 W. Washington St. and offers a rotating menu that puts a fun spin of American pub food along with a unique cocktail menu and exclusive craft ...

UPCCU donates to St. Vincent de Paul society

Upper Peninsula Catholic Credit Union’s Vice president, Suanne Debski, left, presents a check for $2,500 to Laurie Schmidt, executive director at St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Exchange Club donates funds

Marquette Mountain Race Team coach Dwight Johnson, left, receives a $750 check from Exchange Club of Marquette County member Walt Cook. The race team includes male and female Alpine skiers up to 18 years old. Supporting youth programs is one of the main focuses of the local Exchange Club, which ...

Elks partner with Negaunee MinerBotics

The Negaunee Elks Lodge recently partnered with Negaunee MinerBotics at a pasty sale and raised over $700 to help the team with their project and travels to competitions. Pictured is just part of the Elks and MinerBotics Team that helped in the fundraiser. Students and their parents worked with ...

Westwood competes in High School Bowl

The Westwood Patriots played the West Iron County Wykons in the third round of High School Bowl and won by a score of 180-130. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for Public TV 13’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 40 years on the air. ...

Republic-Michigamme competes in High School

The Republic-Michigamme Hawks played the Sault Ste. Marie Blue Devils in the third round of High School Bowl and were defeated by a score of 390-20. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for Public TV 13’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 40 ...

Northern Michigan University announces fall 2017 Dean’s List

The following students qualified with a grade point average of 4.00. Bark River — Madisen Derouin, Ezekiel Oswald Bessemer — Nicholas Matonich, Blayne Pellinen Brimley — Kyle Flickinger Calumet — Tristan Baranowski Carney — Justin Linder Caspian — Brianna ...

Wealth Strategy Group makes donation

The Wealth Strategy Group recently distributed to charity the funds raised through the Police and Firemen’s Ball. “We were extremely excited with the turnout and support of the inaugural Marquette County Police and Firemen’s Ball,” said Rich Tegge, WSG president, in a press release. ...

Elks aids Negaunee Sports Booster Club

Negaunee Elks Lodge #1116 helps out with a pasty fundraiser. Melissa Day from the Negaunee Sports Booster Club accepts a check for $360 from John Thomas with the Negaunee Elks. The Elks allowed the Negaunee Booster Club to partner with them for their monthly pasty sale in February. The Elks ...

Aspen Ridge holds Walking Club

On Feb. 16, the students at Aspen Ridge Elementary School attended a kick-off event that will have them walking, jogging, and running laps to be more active. Fifth grade teacher Jennifer Young and Principal Chris Marana explained how the Walking Club will work and motivated students to get ...

Range makes donation to U.P. Honor Flight

In lieu of doing a holiday gift exchange, the employees of Range Telecommunications in Marquette chose to donate to the U.P. Honor Flight. According to their website, the “Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. ...

Aspen Ridge Middle School Spelling Bee winners

The Aspen Ridge Middle School Spelling Bee winners are as follows; first place, Rachel Hay, and second place, Sophia Marier of the sixth grade class (pictured above); second place, Martin Suring, and first place, Robin Lequia of the seventh grade class. Principal Jon Beckman is seen in both ...

Westwood High School announces honor roll

*Denotes 4.0 GRADE 12 ALL “A’s”: *Garrett Ackland, *Kayla Arbelius, Marissa Carello, *Bailey DeAugustine, *Jackson DeAugustine, Andrew Dieterle, Elizabeth Farley, Reuben Honkala, Russ Honkala, Makayla Junak, Karlie Kargela, *Olivia Kierzek, *Aleah Korpi, Aliya Leach, *Brittany Nardi, ...

North Star Academy Middle School announces honor roll

GPA of 4.0: Madeleine Wood and Anna Prychitko GPA of 3.5-3.99: Thor Bjerklie (3.8), Madison Durnion (3.83), Ashlan Hanson (3.59), Eleanor Peterson (3.5), Isabella Teeple (3.56), Ella Wasik (3.91), Maranda Andrews (3.71), Torrey Cookman (3.96), Sam Fortunato (3.84), Braeden Francisco ...