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Massie wins Miss Independence crown

Kaylee Massie, center, wins Miss Independence pageant 2018. This year’s pageant had nine contestants and was held at Westwood high school.

Exchange club helps Salvation Army

Exchange Club of Marquette County member Jim Ingle, left, presents a $1,000 check to Capt. Doug Winters of the Marquette Salvation Army. The Exchange Club makes donations to local organizations with funds raised at the International Food Fest the club sponsors annually over the Fourth of July ...

Standerford is MiSTEM regional director

Chris Standerford, director of the Northern Michigan University Seaborg Center, will take on an additional role in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education. He has been named the MiSTEM network regional director for the central Upper Peninsula. MiSTEM is a statewide ...

UPHSM donates $10K to Big Brothers, Big Sisters

UP Health System-Marquette supported the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette and Alger Counties with a $10,000 donation. Victor Harrington, regional director of Marketing and Business Development at UPHS presented the check to Jayne Letts, executive director at Big Brothers Big Sisters, on ...

Callanan awards DAR medals

Marquette resident Keitha Callanan of the Onagomingkway Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is the chapter’s National Defense Chair. A favorite part of her position is to award various DAR medals to students in both high school and college across the western ...

Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Old Ish Auto

On July 19. the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the one-year anniversary and new GINCC Membership status of Old-Ish Auto. Old-Ish Auto officially opened its doors on July 17, 2017 in Downtown Ishpeming. They are open Monday through ...

Ishpeming High School Class of 1968 holds 50-year reunion

The Ishpeming High School Class of 1968 held its 50-year reunion July 7 at the Red Rock Banquet Center in Ishpeming. Pictured are: row 1: Randy Bergman and Russell Bergman; row 2: Lawerence McCarthy, John Ostlund, Ken Nuorala, Larry Joseph, Christine Gagliardi Blank, Linda Hooper ...