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Bill, Lois Cohodas honored

Rotary Foundation chairman Pryce Duerfeldt presents the Paul Harris Fellow recognition to Lois Cohodas while President Ryan Whitley and Bill Cohodas look on during the recent visit of Rotary District Governor Tom Berkedal to the three Rotary Clubs in Marquette. Special recognition was given to ...

Sands racers support Cancer Care

Lynn Bartanen, left, patient care coordinator for Cancer Care of Marquette County, receives a check from Lynn Meske. Bartanen is holding her granddaughter Isabelle. The funds were raised in a raffle at the inaugural Jim Meske Memorial Race sponsored by Olsen Racing at the Sands Speedway ...

Foundation awards grants

Jocelyn Jonas, far right, nurse manager at the Marquette Care Clinic, discusses the Tranquil Tears Resolve Through Sharing Perinatal Bereavement/Grief program with, from left: Superior health Foundation board members Dr. Dan Arnold, Carolyn Severson and Sheri Davie; SHF Executive Director Jim ...

Congress adds outside patio

Congress Pizza in Ishpeming recently celebrate its new patio with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Attending the celebration were, from left, Amy Clickner, Lake Superior Community Partnership chief executive officer and Marquette County Ambassador; Congress Employee Ryan Tunteri; owner Mike Koski; ...

Bishop Baraga Central Class of 1964 gathers to celebrate 50th reunion

The Bishop Baraga Central High School Class of 1964 recently celebrated its 50th reunion. Included in attendance were: First row, Patty Kent Wilcox, Jodi Myshrall Ryoti and Mary Beth Bullock; second row, Mary Wood Trotochaud, Tom Ward, Bonnie Parker Gryc, Mary Ann Bourgeois Skoglund, Mary Lou ...

Lady golfers support Cancer Care

The Red Fox Run Ladies League sponsored a golf outing recently to raise money for Cancer Care of Marquette County. At the event, 92 women participated and $10,000 was raised. Bobbie Hartman, left, chairwoman of the event, presents the $10,000 check to Karen Marietti of Cancer Care. Cancer Care ...

Skerbeck carnival presents donations

Escanaba-based Skerbeck Brothers Shows carnival recently presented $2,760 checks to Bay Cliff Health Camp and the Ishpeming Firemen's Association. Shown at the presentation are, from left: Front row, Karen Schlicher of Bay Cliff Health Camp, Bill Skerbeck, Ishpeming Fire Chief Ed Anderson and ...

Econo Foods assists Wave Soccer

From left, Zach Quinnell, manager of Tadych's Econo Foods in Marquette, presents a check to Wave Soccer team members Delaney Marchiol, Mackenzie Hennings, Kaitlyn Desparois and Trinity Burdick. The team earned more than $450 through bagging at Econo Foods and more than $150 through Econo's We ...

Econo Foods program benefits Elks

Elks Lodge No. 405 of Marquette members Bob Wellman, left, and Mary Downey receive a check from Zach Quinnell, manager of Tadych's Econo Foods in Marquette. The Elks raised more than $900 through Econo's We Share Program.

Foundation supports Care Clinic

The Superior Health Foundation recently presented $2,500 to the Marquette Care Clinic to help fund training and educational materials for the Tranquil Tears Resolve Through Sharing Perinatal Bereavement/Grief program at both of its locations. From left, are Bruce Seely and Dr. Dan Arnold of the ...

Carpet One Floor and Home at new location

Carpet One Floor and Home recently celebrate its new location with a ribbon-cutting. Attending the ribbon-cutting were, from left: Marquette County Ambassador John Marshall; David Cain; Jill Valero; co-owners Scott Patrick and Tim Teall; Marquette Township Manager Randy Girard; Deborah Niehaus; ...

Bridge

Superiorland Bridge ClubAUGUSTMasterpoint Top 101. Duane Fowler - 9.232. Jon Olson - 8.863. Cerona Stevens - 7.904. Theresa Fowler - 7.045. Elizabeth Bussiere - 6.406. George La Blonde - 6.147. Anthony Wros - 6.108. Mollie Freier - 5.519. Adam Brish - 4.6610. Mary Buys - 4.58Jayne's Bridge ...

Thrivent assists Habitat for Humanity

Shown at a ground-breaking for a new Habitat for Humanity house in Marquette are, from left: Thrivent Financial for Lutherans representatives Anna Durant and Theresa Sell; future homeowner Jessica Larson; Thrivent's Andrew Rickauer; Habitat board President Ken Czapski; Habitat's executive ...

Pioneer Kiwanis supports GLRC

Jan Stone of the Ishpeming Kiwanis Club presents a check to Andy Chosa, foundation coordinator for Great Lakes Recovery Centers Inc. Funds for Pioneer Kiwanis grants come from the sale of Amish candy and the club's annual raffle.

Econo Foods program benefits AAUW

Carol Fitzgerald of the American Association of University Women at Northern Michigan University receives a check from Zach Quinnell, manager of Tadych's Econo Foods. The AAUW raised more than $350 through Econo's We Share Program.

40 Below, Iron Range Roll assist YMCA

40 Below Marquette County Young Professionals recently presented $5,000 to the YMCA of Marquette County to support its Reach and Rise Youth Mentoring Program. At the check presentations are, from left: Dominic Davis, Iron Range Roll Planning Committee member; David Nyberg, 40 Below board member ...

Sisters open downtown businesses

Bird on a Perch owner Allison Cherrette and her sister, Sage and Spry owner Angie Cherrette, recently celebrated the opening of their new business ventures in downtown Marquette with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Cherrette sisters have moved into Revive, a local health and fitness studio owned ...

SSA earns MC Sports gift cards

From left, MC Sports manager Kevin Hayes presents $100 gift cards to Kathy St. Germain, Superiorland Soccer Association board member, and SSA coach Amanda St. Germain. The cards were earned based on player participation during their league night at MC Sports.

Bell Auxiliary backs Feeding America

Dave Mason, West Branch manger for Feeding America, receives a $1,000 check from Julie Solka, coordinator of Volunteer Services at Bell Hospital. Bell Hospital Auxiliary recently held a used book and purse sale to raise funds for the donation, which will be used in west end communities to help ...

Transport a Tooth kits distributed

Pictured displaying Transport a Tooth kits are, from left: Sara Cambensey, director of Adult and Community Education at Marquette Area Public Schools; Adeline Derwin, KI Sawyer Elementary student; Sarah Derwin, health educator for the Marquette County Health Department; and Kent Jenema of ...