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Ishpeming Middle School announces honor roll

Fourth quarter *Indicates all A’s 5th Grade Bancroft, Mason Jay* Barry, Angelica Mae* Chapman, Patience Therese Choudhry, Andrea Rae Cieslinski, Ansley Elizabeth Comment, Journey Rae-Ann Corp, Ethan D Donner, Arowen Olivia Edwards, Tyler James Featherstone, Jayden ...

VAST contributes to 4th of July celebration

In support of Marquette’s Fourth of July celebration, VAST has made a $1,000 contribution to the Marquette Area Fourth of July Celebration Committee. Pictured back row, from left: Nick Steffey, Co-chair of the Fourth of July Celebration Committee; Tanner Wagner, VAST; Kelly Reed, VAST; Andrew ...

Father Marquette students raise funds for service project

Pictured above, the Father Marquette eighth-grade students recently participated in a service project called “Project Sawbuck.” Based on the parable of the three servants and their coins, the students’ goal of the project and the task of the students, was to use their time, talents and ...

Elks aid Honor Flight

Marquette Elks Lodge 405 recently donated $1,500 to the U.P. Honor Flight. From left: Roger Laitinen, Paul Makela, Cindy Laitinen, Mary Crampton, Tina Yelle and George LaBlonde.

Aspen Ridge Middle School announces 4th quarter honor roll

6TH GRADE (All A’s) Megan Marta, Andrew Niemi, Rachel Hay, Mason Hietikko, Heidi Laiho, Morgan Nelson, Patrick Klumpp, Elise Ketola, Julia Tousignant (B average) Bradley Luce, Tori Kaleva, Meilee Evans, Byron Tossava, Nathan LaCosse, Daila Rye, Kendra Scherer, Daniel Simon, Rheanna ...

Travel Marquette donates to Gwinn Lions Club

Travel Marquette made a donation to the Gwinn Lions Club in support of its Gwinn Fun Daze event on July 22. From left: Bill Rowe, Cora Ohnstad, Kris Rowe and Lee Rowe of the Gwinn Lions Club with Anna Dravland and Susan Estler of Travel Marquette.

Rippling River Resort & Campground celebrates grand opening

The Lake Superior Community Partnership recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony with Rippling River Resort & Campground to celebrate their grand opening. Guests had the ability to take self-guided tours and enjoy a traditional camp cookout with live music by Troy Graham. Rippling River ...

Republic-Michigamme Schools announce 4th quarter honor roll

Grade 6 A’s and B’s Keilee Gransinger Alexa Radcliffe Daisy Wheeler Adam Wixtrom Grade 7 All A’s Sophia Jarvi Aaron Laakso A’s and B’s Samuel Dyer Keira Senske Grade 8 All A’s Evelyn Wixtrom A’s and B’s Aaron Johnson Derek Koski Grade ...

CFMC aids Powell Township

Three component funds of the Community Foundation of Marquette County came together June 5 to support the Powell Township Recreation Network. Health and Wellness Fund, Community Advised Big Bay Fund and the Robert Cowell and Kathleen Olivier Donor Advised Fund each provided a $500 grant for a ...

Rotary Club aids IBP

Linda Andriacchi from the Ishpeming Beautification Project is presented a check from Heidi Peterson from the Rotary Club of Ishpeming. The Ishpeming Beautification Project is a group of local volunteers that help maintain flowerbeds dispersed throughout the city of Ishpeming. Anyone that wants ...

Lasco aids Art on the Rocks

Lasco Development donates to Art on the Rocks. Pictured is Jason Limberg, director of Art on the Rocks, and Bob Baer, president of Lasco.

Ishpeming High School announces honor roll

Fourth Quarter; *Indicates All A’s 9th Grade Arvon, Arthur Robert Beliz II, Jesus Gabriel Broberg, Silas Leroy Collister, Malina Dora Croschere, Daisy May Dobson, Riley Ann Gardner, Chyanne Renee Giroux, Levi John* Harris, Rylee Elizabeth Hooper, Isaac Darin* Johnson, ...

Ishpeming Middle School announces honor roll

Fourth Quarter; *Indicates All A’s 5th Grade Bancroft, Mason Jay* Barry, Angelica Mae* Chapman, Patience Therese Choudhry, Andrea Rae Cieslinski, Ansley Elizabeth Comment, Journey Rae-Ann Corp, Ethan D Donner, Arowen Olivia Edwards, Tyler James Featherstone, Jayden ...

MBLP Poster Contest winners announced

The Marquette Board of Light and Power conducted its 27th annual Poster Contest with entries from students in their service territory who are in fourth or fifth grade. This year’s theme was “Safety during a Lightning Storm.” The students were encouraged to illustrate their ideas on how ...

Rosten selected for scholarship award

Miranda Rosten was recently selected to receive the North Jackson Company Scholarship award of $500 in support of her college career plans. North Jackson Company congratulates Miranda who will be attending Northern Michigan University to pursue a degree in elementary education. North Jackson ...

Range Bank program assists Negaunee Public Schools

Range Bank’s Negaunee School Spirit account donated $860 to Negaunee Public Schools. The funds from the Range Bank School Spirit donation will be used to transform the current tennis courts at the Lakeview Elementary School into basketball courts. The Range Bank School Spirit account earns ...

Exchange Club aids NTN

Members of the Exchange Club of Marquette County gathered at the Noquemanon Trail Network’s Forestville Trailhead to build much needed picnic tables.The club donated funds to purchase materials and then members assembled the tables for the campground on site. The rustic campground has been ...

UPHS-Bell makes donation

On behalf of UPHS-Bell employees, Julie Solka, left, presents Sarah Derwin, representing the Marquette County Suicide Prevention Alliance, with a check for $499. UPHS-Bell employees donated funds and chose the alliance. Funds will be used locally on suicide prevention-related initiatives.

Travel Marquette supports area 4th of July festivities

Travel Marquette recently presented the Marquette Fourth of July Committee with a $2,500 check to support the holiday celebration. Shown, from left, is Travel Marquette board member Lyn Durant, Fourth of July Committee member Jerry Irby, Travel Marquette board President Michelle Cook, Fourth ...

Northern Vegans aid PWPL

The local animal advocacy group Northern Vegans recently donated 17 books to the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Some of the book titles donated include “We're Vegan,” “Santa’s First Vegan Christmas,” “Forks Over Knives Cookbook,” “Mercy For Animals,” and “Why I ...