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Sell qualifies for Pinnacle Council

Theresa Sell, FIC, Marquette, a financial consultant with Thrivent Financial, has qualified for the Pinnacle Council conference by providing outstandingfinancial guidance and solutions to members of the organization in 2013. Out of Thrivent Financial's 2,300 financial representatives, only 138 ...

MAPSEF raises half of Chromebook cost

The Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation has presented the first of two installments to Marquette Area Public Schools for the purchase of Chromebooks to be used by every fifth-grade student in the district. This initial installment of $50,000 marks the halfway point for the total ...

Finegan wins award

Noah Finegan has received a prestigious Fulbright award to study and teach in Austria beginning in September of 2014 until June of 2015. After graduating from Republic-Michigamme schools, Noah attended Valparaiso University graduating from Christ College, the Honors College, with a German ...

Hendrickson joins committee

The Marquette City Commission recently appointed Joshua Hendrickson to serve as the Board of Light and Power representative on the Sustainable Community Ad Hoc Committee for a term ending Sept. 1, 2017.

Jayne’s Bridge Club

JULYMasterpoint Top 151. Patricia Brish, 13.382. Joan Hill, 13.083. Cooper Smith, 12.964. Val Young, 10.275. Debbie Koenig, 7.776. Thomas Carollo, 7.397. Frances Baldasari, 7.208. Jayne Paquette, 6.619. Dannie Menzel, 6.3010. Betty Kalili, 6.0611. Tom Glispin, 5.7712. Janice Pesola Brown, ...

Birgiolas joins Spine Pain Diagnostics Associates

Spine Pain Diagnostics Associates would like to announce the addition of Dr. John Birgiolas to their staff. Dr. Birgiolas received his Medical degree from St. George University in Grenada, West Indies. Dr. Birgiolas went on to do his Anesthesiology Residency and a Fellowship in Interventional ...

Kohl’s assist with helmet giveaway

Kohl's AiA Volunteers recently joined Superior Health Foundation employees for their annual bike safety/free helmet give-away at the Marquette Commons. Shown at the event are: front row, from left,Colleen Clark, Mandy Muskovich, Carolyn Nummela and Pam Clark; and back row, from left, Jason ...

Peninsula Bank donates to library

The Peninsula Bank recently gave its fourth of five installments of $2,000 to the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library's Building Accessibility and Renovation Campaign. Sown at the presentation are, from left: Terry Garceau, interim president/CEO/chief lending officer at Peninsula Bank; library ...

B Cubed Fitness marks opening

B Cubed Fitness celebrated its grand opening recently with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Attending the celebration were, from left: Marquette County Ambassadors Dan Landers and Sam Elder; owner Brett Conklin; Marquette County Ambassador Chris VanAbel; Derek Bush, Lake Superior Community ...

Yoophoria welcomed to downtown

From left, Tammi and Robert and Blotter, owners of Yoophoria, receive a welcoming plaque from Marquette Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Mona Lang. Yoophoria is located at 156 W. Washington St.

Holsworth earns CISR designation

MARQUETTE - Casey Holsworth of VAST has obtained the Certified Insurance Service Representative designation after completion of five, one-day courses covering all areas of insurance risk and exposures followed by examinations.The CISR Program requires annual continuing education, which ensures ...

Shahbazi named to dean’s list

APPLETON, Wis. - Alexander Shahbazi has been named to the 2014 Lawrence University dean's list for maintaining a 3.4 grade point average or higher for the 2013-14 academic year.The son of Dr. David and Suzanne Shahbazi of Marquette, he is a 2013 graduate of Marquette Senior High School.

Kohl’s volunteers at NSA graduation

Kohl's AiA Volunteers assisted with North Star Academy's graduation luncheon in June. Shown at the luncheon are, from left: AiA Volunteers Heidi Kauppinen and assistant store manager Carolyn Nummela; North Star Superintendent & CEO Karen Anderson; and AiA Voulnteers Karen Galatz, Ashley ...

Honor Credit Union marks opening

Honor Credit Union recently celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Attending the ribbon-cutting were, from left: Kori Tossava, executive director of the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Chamber of Commerce; Marquette County Ambassadors Dave Aro and Paul Wolfson; Marie Molise, ...

Marquette Senior High School Class of 1969 gathers for its 45th reunion

The Marquette Senior High School Class of 1969 recently gathered for a reunion. Seated on the ground is Cindy Myers Helton. In the chairs from the left are John Rosin, Shelly Jandron Shoen, Nadine Robinson-Dowland, Kristen Carlson Zorza, Rosemary Virch Michelin, Linda Belmore Barr, Linda ...

Kohl’s staff, others assist Bay Cliff

Kohl's AiA Volunteers recently joined Bay Cliff Health Camp staff and community members to raise funds for the camp in Big Bay. Shown are Bay Cliff campers Morghan Contois and Seth Venamilia; Bay Cliff Executive Director Tim Bennett; AiA Volunteers Pam Clark, Carolyn Nummela, Colleen Clark, ...

Econo programs benefit skaters

Marquette Figure Skating Club members, from left Faith Perala, Dorothy Peterson, Emily Helgren, Nora Gaffney, Mari Davis and Cassie Davis receive a check from Zach Quinnell, manager of Tadych's Econo Foods in Marquette. The club raised more than $300 through Econo's We Share Program and another ...

Central Michigan announces honors list

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - Central Michigan University's spring semester honors list includes students from the Upper Peninsula who earned 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and higher grade point averages. The spring semester ended in May.The honorees are:ALGER COUNTYLindsey Ann Coleman, senior, Autrain; ...

U.P. residents graduate from CMU

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - Central Michigan University has announced its list of May 2014 graduates, which includes these students from the Upper Peninsula:ALGER COUNTYJordan Borchert, Munising, bachelor of science in business administrationBARAGA COUNTYAmanda Harju, L'Anse, bachelor of science in ...