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Negaunee announces students earning scholarships

NEGAUNEE — Negaunee High School announced the following scholarship recipients at its 2018 Commencement Ceremony on June 1. Natalie Elese Bartle, Margaret K. Bartle Memorial Scholarship, Colorado Mesa Athletic Scholarship Carin Julianna Britton, Dr. John B. Anderton Memorial Scholarship, ...

Reichel graduates Air Force training

U.S. Air Force Airman Danny J. Reichel graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and ...

Smith graduates Air Force training

U.S. Air Force Airman Aaron P. Smith graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and ...

Econo donates to local groups

Above, Kim Hammond, right, of Gilbert Elementary School in Gwinn accepts a check of $317.23 from the receipts program at Tadych’s Econo Foods of Marquette. Below, Marquette Elks 405 B.P.O.E. members Kathy Alexander, Mary Powney, Tina Yelle, Cindy Laitinen and Roger Laitinen collect a check ...

Junior Girl Scouts choose NICU for Bronze Award project

Junior Girl Scouts from FMCA Troop #5033 chose the NICU at UP Health System-Marquette for their recent Bronze Award project. The Bronze Award is the highest award that can be earned at the 4th and 5th grade GS level. They created over 60 laminated crib cards to be placed on baby isolettes to ...

UPHS-M donates $10K to Northern Lights YMCA

Marquette donated $10,000 to the Northern Lights YMCA for the mission of continuing to build healthier communities. Victor Harrington, Regional Director of Marketing and Business Development at UPHS, presented the check to Caron Salo, the YMCA Fund Development Director. “Whenever we look at ...

Exchange Club donates to Just Believe

From left, Delight Hill of Just Believe, Exchange Club of Marquette County members Jack Reynolds and Addie Beauchaine and Randy Trepanier of the Marquette Men’s Fast Pitch league hold a sunscreen dispenser that is being installed at Hurley Field in south Marquette. The Exchange Club donated ...

Rotary Club makes donation to Girl Scouts

Leslie Bek, who is on the staff of the Girl Scouts of Northwestern Great Lakes Council, receives a contribution of $1,000 from past president Sam Elder (1982-83) for improvements at Camp Pow Low near Gwinn. More information on the council is at www.gsnwgl.org/

Rotary aids Camp STAR

Ishpeming Rotarian Alex Eisner presents a check to Roger Bentlage to help support the Camp Star Children’s Bereavement Services. Camp STAR is a grief camp for children in the local community ages 8-17 who have experienced the unfortunate death of a parent or loved one. It is free to all its ...

Rotary aids Superiorland Soccer

Gretchen Lokenen of the Superiorland Soccer Association accepts a contribution of $500 from Marquette Rotary Club past president K. Charles Wright. It will be used to sponsor the Red Bulls team in the USA CUP tournament in Blaine, Minn., this summer. For more information on the SSA, visit ...

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 ...