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Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Honor Yoga

A new yoga studio officially opened its doors on Aug. 1 in Downtown Negaunee. The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting and grand opening in celebration of Honor Yoga. From the left: Paul Jokinen, Anika Keough, Jessica Noskey, Anja Salmela, Kina Salmela, ...

Journal makes donation to Swim Teal Lake

Mining Journal sales associate Iris Charmer, left, presents a check to Kristen Cambensy, race director for the Swim Teal Lake Benefit for Diabetes. The fundraiser benefitted the Upper Peninsula Diabetes Outreach Network.

TruNorth awards Daren Giuchin with Neil Anderson Memorial Scholarship

ISHPEMING — TruNorth Federal Credit Union awarded their Neil Anderson Memorial Scholarship to Ishpeming High School’s salutatorian, Daren Giuchin, this year. TruNorth established a scholarship for Ishpeming High School graduates in honor of long time Board President Neil Anderson, who ...

Marquette Taekwon-do has summer testing

Students in the Marquette Taekwon-do and West Marquette County Taekwon-do schools were recently promoted. All students performed forms, self defense, sparring, kicking and punching drills and board breaking. Community service and special seminars are required for black belt candidates.

Bela Suhayda gives presentation, book signing

On July 11, Bela Suhayda, a Hungarian immigrant, gave a presentation sponsored by the Ishpeming Rotary Club at the Carnegie Library about how his family escaped Communist rule to the United States in 1956 and how the Ishpeming Rotary Club sponsored and helped with his family’s successful ...

Rotary aids committee

The Marquette Rotary Club donated $5,208 to the Marquette Fourth of July Fireworks Committee. The money was raised by sale of 50/50 raffle tickets to support the $35,000 cost of the fireworks. Shown with committee chair Tom Baldini, center, are Club President Father Frank Lenz, left, and club ...

Girl Scouts visit NYC

Girl Scouts and adults from Marquette, Hancock, Baraga, Menominee, Escanaba, Manistique, Gladstone and DePere, Wisconsin, spent five days in New York City. They visited the 9/11 Memorial, Empire State Building, Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural History, Times Square, the ...

Patti LaFond wins raffle

Negaunee Public Library Director Jessica Holman, left, presents Patti LaFond with prizes from the final adult summer reading raffle at the library. LaFond won a gift card from Snowbound Books, two large pizzas from Tino’s Bar, a 30-minute massage from massage therapist Rae Ann Robar, and four ...

Econo aids Zonta Club

Tadych’s Econo Foods Manager Zach Quinnell presents a check for $457.93 to Karen Thompson of the Zonta Club.Tadych’s Econo Foods Manager Zach Quinnell presents a check for $457.93 to Karen Thompson of the Zonta Club.

Ribbon cutting held for new Al Quaal pavilion

The St. Rocco/St. Anthony Society of Ishpeming has recently completed the construction of a pavilion inside Al Quaal Recreation Area. The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting in celebration of the completion of the project. The ribbon cutting took place ...

NARFE holds annual members’ pasty picnic

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900 held its annual members’ pasty picnic Wednesday at the Crossroads Restaurant near Marquette. Attendees included (from left) Ken Andersen, Chapter 1900 second vice president; Elise Matz, regional manager for U.S. Sen. ...

Ishpeming Middle School announces honor roll

*Indicates All A’s 5th Grade Alec Arvon Gianna Asgaard* Alger Barry Porter Bays Cassia Boylan-Sprague Conner Bye Faith Cain Isabelle Corp Sophie Corradino Nicholas Cowling David Croschere Aiden DeCaire Emily DeMarois* Jaxon Foster Braxton Gardner ...

R-M Schools list quarter 4 middle school honors

Quarter 4 Grade 6 All A’s Sophia Jarvi and Aaron Laakso A’s and B’s Samuel Dyer and Talon Hamel Grade 7 All A’s Evelyn Wixtrom A’s and B’s Derek Koski Grade 8 A’s and B’s Gabe Dupont, Logan Hanninen, Eli Luokkala, Allie Radcliffe, Zachary Sirtola, Joseph Thomas ...

Bothwell Middle School announces honor roll

Semester 2 for the 2016-2017 academic year 8th grade Ian G. Addison, Mara R. Anderson, Addison D. Bailey, Madison M. Balko, Samantha G. Balko, Samuel J. Bartlett, Matthew A. Basal, Kaitlyn A. Berandt, Carter A. Beres, Samuel B. Billman, Lillian L. Biolo Thompson, Ashlee J. Blom, Jessica H. ...

Hildebrand wins TV from Southside Automotive

Brent Hildebrand was the winner of the Southside Automotive 10th anniversary TV giveaway. In a news release, the company said it wants to say “congratulations and say thank you for being a great customer over the years.” Southside Automotive is the home of the “Fixed Forever” lifetime ...

Munising Middle/High School names honor roll

Quarter 4 Honor Roll *Denotes 4.0 GPA 12th Grade Bethany Baron, Jason Biddinger, *Peyton Bonevelle, Abigail Brown, *Rachel Cooper, Brad Cota, Corey Cotey, *Bailey Downs, Josie Hart, Alexis Heyrman, Jared Immel, *Marissa Immel, Alex Johnson, Andrew Johnson, Kylee Kidder, *Kalee Martin, ...

Gwinn Middle School announces honor roll

The following students have been named to the fourth quarter honor roll at Gwinn Middle School for the 2016-2017 academic year. * Denotes all A’s Grade 6 Grace Anderson, Nevaeh Andrews, Emily Bandle*, Robert Barnes, Kadence Barrett, Melanie Beauchamp, Delaney Bemis, Colton Berglund, ...

Negaunee Middle School names honor roll students

The following students have earned a place on the Negaunee Middle School Honor Roll for the 4th Marking Period. 5th Grade: All A’s Arbelius, Emma Bell, Ashley Black, Anna Boehmer, Madeline Byman, Patrick Debelak, Owen Erva, Corbin Feys, Derek Frustaglio, ...