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VVA Chapter 380 elects board members

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 380 recently met at American Legion Post 114 in west Ishpeming to hold a ceremony installing its new officers for 2018. Pictured, from left, are Charlie Hawes, Mark Soave, secretary/treasurer Lynn Chevrette, Ted Brody, Wayne Nurmi, Dan Landmark, Vic ...

Eagle Scout Thayer Yates honored

Eagle Scout Thayer Yates was recently honored for his achievements at Troop 360’s most recent Eagle Court of Honor. Pictured is Dewey Jones presenting Yates with a Letter of Commendation from the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Troop 360 is based just outside Marquette in Harvey.

NMU announces Winter semester dean’s List

The following students qualified with a grade point average of 4.00. Bark River — Madisen Derouin Bessemer — Nicholas Matonich, Blayne Pellinen Brimley — Kyle Flickinger Calumet — Terra Erkkila, Victoria Hill Champion — Lexi Arroyo, Alyssa Kyllonen, Anna Messing, Mitchell ...

Marquette County Medical Care Facility breaks ground

The Lake Superior Community Partnership recently teamed up with the Marquette County Medical Care Facility for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of its new rehab wing. The facility is located at 200 Saginaw St. in Ishpeming. To learn more about the facility and services ...

Godfrey graduates AF

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

Gwinn trades program gets HBA membership

The students of the construction trades program at Gwinn High School received their certificates recently from the National Association of Home Builders, along with a student chapter pin, a pharmacy discount card and a membership card from the Home Builders Association of the Upper Peninsula. ...

Stankowski makes Northland dean’s list

ASHLAND, Wisconsin — Dakota Stankowski of Gwinn, a sophomore at Northland College, was recently named to the dean's list for outstanding academic performance during the winter 2017-2018 term. To qualify for the dean's list, full-time students must have a grade point average of at least 3.5 ...

Ishpeming-Negaunee-NICE Community Schools announces honor students

Ishpeming-Negaunee-NICE Community Schools has named students to its third quarter Honor Roll. These students attained an A or B grade point average: Erin Carilli, Autumn Groulx, Gage Havela, MacKenzie Johns, Cooper Lloyd-Lee, Connor Mackey, Samuel MacLachlan, Chloe Papp, Cassandra Peterson, ...

IMS announces third-quarter honor roll

ISHPEMING — Ishpeming Middle School recently announced its third-quarter honor roll. Asterisks (*) indicate a student who’s earned all A’s. Fifth Grade Bancroft, Mason*; Barry, Angelica*; Chapman, Patience; Choudhry, Andrea; Cieslinski, Ansley; Comment, Journey; Corp, Ethan; Donner, ...

Ogle scholarship at Bay

The Mabel D. (Skip) Ogle Nursing Scholarship was recently established at Bay College in Escanaba to assist students enrolled in the registered nursing program at Bay College. The scholarship is intended to follow the selected student through the nursing program and provide financial assistance ...

Exchange Club helps Jacobetti vets

Exchange Club of Marquette County member Geno Angeli, left, presents a $1,000 check to Ken Arseneau of the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Supporting veterans is one of the main focuses of the Exchange Club, which makes donations to local organizations with money raised at the ...