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Travel Marquette donates to Honey Bear Classic

From left, Travel Marquette’s Kristi Mills and Mike Bradford, The Honey Bear and Sven Gonstead are presented $750 for the Honey Bear Classic held in Big Bay to raise money for the local trails’ upkeep and expansion.

River Valley donates to Girl Scouts

River Valley Bank recently donated $250 to the Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes Thin Mint Snowshoe Shuffle. The event is scheduled for Feb. 2 from 2-4 p.m. at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum along Forge Road in Negaunee. Pictured, from left, are Senior Financial Specialist Max ...

Van Damme aids U.P. Honor Flight

From left: Jim Delmont and Missy Delmont of MJ VanDamme Trucking Inc. present a check to Scott Knauf of Upper Peninsula Honor Flight. Van Damme purchased six tickets to the Green Bay Packers/Detroit Lions game and raffled them off at the company’s Christmas party. The company matched the ...

Tino’s helps Cancer Care of Marquette County

Tinos Bar and Pizza in Negaunee is selling T-shirts designed by Yooper Shirts of Marquette. A portion of the proceeds is being donated to Cancer Care of Marquette County. Jason Argall co-owner of Tinos is shown presenting a check to Dave Poirier of Cancer Care.

Westwood High School announces honor roll

Semester 1 GRADE 12 *Denotes 4.0 ALL “A’s”: Celeste C. Achatz, *Nathan D. Beckman, *Colin C. Bjorne, *Austin W. Brewer, *Jill S. Laiho, *Amanda R. Matznick, Alysha C. Nelson, *Nathan R. Ostlund, Isabella R. Revello, *Dakota S. Rodda, Victoria M. Schultz, *Elizabeth J. Snell, *Raija ...

Negaunee High School announces honor roll

The following students have been named to the first quarter honor roll at Negaunee High School for the 2018-2019 academic year. Grade 9 (All As) Christiana Anderson, Madison Austin, Natalie Bell, Raquel Carlson, Emily Gauthier, Alyssa Hill, Nicholas Hill, Emma Krause, Kaylee Krellwitz, ...

Hall Contracting helps UPAWS

The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter recently announced Hall Contracting's support of the Imagine the PAWSibilities Capital Campaign. Hall Contracting donated $20,000 to the construction of the new animal shelter. The gift was announced at the annual UPAWS gala, Cause for Paws. Pictured, ...

Negaunee beats Ishpeming in first High School Bowl match

The Negaunee Miners played the Ishpeming Hematites in the first 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 41 years on the air. Negaunee ...

NMU honored for degree program

Northern Michigan University’s bachelor of science degree in applied workplace leadership received the 2018 Innovation in Transfer Award at the Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers annual conference in Frankenmuth. The online program enables individuals ...