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IHS track receives donation

A donation was recently made to the Ishpeming High School track and field teams in honor of the memory of Tim and Pete Zhulkie, loyal alumni of IHS. Pictured from left: Bradly Zhulkie, grandnephew/son to Tim and Pete, respectively; Christie and PJ Pruett, IHS track and field coaches; and ...

Elks Lodge cooks for tournament

Marquette Elks lodge 405 grilled brats and hot dogs for over 300 participants in the annual South Shore Fishing Tournament in June. The event took place at Lakenenland in Marquette.

NATO of WI/UP helps student

The National Association of Theatre Owners of Wisconsin & Upper Peninsula, NATO of WI/UP, recently named Elizabeth Harkema as a $2,000 scholarship recipient. Harkema is a 2014 graduate from Sparta High School and is currently attending the University of Kansas graduate program. She is ...

Econo aids Father Marquette

Econo Foods Assistant Manager Nathan Oswald presents a check to Tracy Hruska, acting on behalf of Father Marquette Catholic School.

NICE announces students earning scholarships

NICE Community Schools recently announced a list of students receiving scholarships. KENDRA ANDERSON: Student of the Year Choral Department Award, NMU Wildcat Achievement Scholarship Level II, Marquette County 4-H Council Scholarship MADISON BALDWIN: Student of the Year Social Studies ...

Martin graduates from ISU

AMES, Iowa — Katherine Martin of Marquette received her doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Iowa State University during its spring commencement. Martin graduated with distinction, magna cum laude. At Iowa State University's spring commencement ceremonies, 4,809 graduates received ...

Bellarmine University names Nicholas Benda to dean’s list

Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, recently named Champion resident Nicholas Benda to the dean's list for the spring 2018 semester. Benda is a senior accelerated nursing major. Bellarmine's dean's list recognizes students who receive a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 ...

Local charity honors Alger County students for academic, athletic excellence

MUNISING — The Eric and Danielle Beverly Scholarship Fund today announced Alec Blank (Munising High School) and Tori Tyner (Superior Central Schools) as the winners of its 2018 scholarship awards. Since its inception in 2006, the fund has awarded $6,500 to outstanding Munising High school ...

Econo aids UPAWS with ‘pet tag’ promo

Tadych’s Econo customers have been helping the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter again this year with the ‘pet tag’ promotion. During the month of May, customers were asked to donate a $1 or more, sign their name on a pet tag, and then the tags were displayed in the store. Because of ...

Rotary Club distributes scholarships

Rotary Club of Ishpeming distributed $500 scholarships each to deserving seniors from area schools that included Negaunee High School (Ella Uren and Emily Nelson), Ishpeming High School (Kelsey Routhier and Lindsey Dobson), and Westwood High School (Emilee Solka and Marissa Carello). Also Raven ...