Spotlight

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 ...

Totus Tuus receives diocese grant

Several Legacy of Faith grants from the Endowment Foundation of the Diocese of Marquette have been awarded for Totus Tuus, a summer Catholic youth program dedicated to sharing the Gospel and promoting the Catholic faith through evangelization, catechesis, Christian witness and Eucharistic ...

Hill appointed to 3-year term

The Michigan Supreme Court issued an Order on June 25, 2014, creating the Michigan Tribal State Federal Judicial Forum. The forum will address working relationships among the court systems of the state, tribal and federal jurisdictions in Michigan. The Honorable Cheryl Hill, Marquette County ...

Nature writing winners are named

Entries for the Second Annual Upper Peninsula Nature Writing Contest were received from across the Upper Peninsula from Munising and Ironwood, Copper Harbor and Newberry, Hancock, Engadine, Naubinway, Lake Linden, Chassell and Wakefield to Rapid River, Manistique, Marquette, Ishpeming and many ...

Kiwanis winners

ISHPEMING - Drawings were held at the Pioneer Kiwanis Club's weekly meeting on July 10 to determine the winners of the club's annual raffle.The winners were: $100, Brenda Maddock and Danielle Larson; and $20 Andy Lehmann, Jody Stone, Rosanne Bert, Eric Heikkila and Mark Noll.

Bridge

Superiorland ClubJULYMasterpoint Top 101. Patricia Brish - 10.002. Val Young - 9.983. Ruth Smith - 9.654. Anthony Wros - 9.225. Mollie Freier - 9.056. Theresa Fowler - 8.557. Cerona Stevens - 8.328. Florence Bloukos - 8.089. Duane Fowler - 6.5910. Karen Reese - 6.10

Bell Auxiliary presents scholarships

From left, Bell Auxiliary Chairwoman Debbie Bussone presents a scholarship check to Arica Altobello while Sarah MacDonald receives a scholarship check from Bell Auxiliary Vice Chairwoman Sandra Kontio. The $1,000 scholarships are for furthering the recipients' education in the healthcare field.

Kriegel’s bridge team wins silver

Oren Kriegel, left, of Skandia and teammate Kevin Rosenberg of Cupertino, Calif., wear the silver medals they won recently at the World Youth Bridge Teams Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. A 2012 graduate of Superior Central School, Kriegel was on team USA 1 in the under 21 years old category.

Kiwanis Club backs food program

Dave Mason, left, of the feeding America program receives a check from Norman Johnson of the Ishpeming Pioneer Kiwanis Club. The club receives funds for grants from its Amish candy sale and annual raffle that was held rcently.

Marquette Board of Light and Power celebrates 125th anniversary

Marquette Board of Light and Power recently celebrated 125 years of operation with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Attending the celebration were, from left: Marquette County Ambassadors John Marshall and Tom Tourville; John Reynolds, BLP director of generation and engineering services; Erik Booth, ...

Lakestate Industries hosts employee picnic

Workers at Lakestate Industries line up for a tug of war during a picnic hosted by the company recently at Lakenenland in Chocolay Township. Nearly 100 people attended the gathering and enjoyed rides and fishing in addition to the tug of war.

Club backs Special Oly.

Exchange Club of Marquette County member Andrew Flannery presents a check to Marie martin, director of Special Olympic in Marquette and Alger counties. Special Olympics is among about two dozen local organizations that receive Exchange Club grants, which are made possible with proceeds from ...

Econo backs scouts

Annie Lowes of the Northern Light Girl Scouts receives a check from Zach Quinnell, manager of Tadych's Econo Foods in Marquette. The Girl Scouts raised more than $450 and the team more than $600 bagging groceries at Econo.

Kriegel completes Eagle Scout project

Avery Kriegel of Skandia Venture Crew 356, completed his Eagle Project in July. Kriegel oversaw the creation of 26 nature and fitness signs and organized the installation of the nature signs at Superior Central School's Nature Center and new Nature Trail. Click on photos for further details.

Cliffs donates funds to NMU program

Northern Michigan University's clinical laboratory sciences programs have received a $250,000 donation, to be disbursed over five years, from the Cliffs Natural Resources Foundation. Pictured at the presentation of an NMU flag honoring the Cliffs gift are, from left: Kerri Schuiling, dean of ...

Pioneer Kiwanis backs museum

Ishpeming Pioneer Kiwanis Club member Eugene Gaboury, left, presents a check to Brad Waters, director of the Cliffs Shaft Mining Museum. proceeds for the donation come from the sale of Amish candy and a recent raffle held by the club. At the annual raffle drawings held recently, the winners ...