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Negaunee High School Class of 1974 gathers to celebrate 40th reunion

The Negaunee High School Class of 1974 gathered recently to celebrate its 40th reunion at the Red Rock Lanes and Banquet Center. Included at the gathering were: Kneeling, from left, Mike Saari, Roger Johnson, Clifford Nelson and Steve Etelamaki; seated, from left, Rose LaJoie Larson, Ed Hopper, ...

U.P. Hair Company opens in Marquette Township

The U.P. Hair Company recently held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate its grand opening. Attending the celebration were, from left: Derek Bush, Lake Superior Community Partnership business development representative; Marquette County Ambassador Mike Fedrizzi; Sheila Mogavero; Quinn Johnson; Lisa ...

Negaunee High School Class of 1974 gathers to celebrate 40th reunion

The Negaunee High School Class of 1974 gathered recently to celebrate its 40th reunion at the Red Rock Lanes and Banquet Center. Included at the gathering were: Kneeling, from left, Mike Saari, Roger Johnson, Clifford Nelson and Steve Etelamaki; seated, from left, Rose LaJoie Larson, Ed Hopper, ...

U.P. Hair Company opens in Marquette Township

The U.P. Hair Company recently held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate its grand opening. Attending the celebration were, from left: Derek Bush, Lake Superior Community Partnership business development representative; Marquette County Ambassador Mike Fedrizzi; Sheila Mogavero; Quinn Johnson; Lisa ...

Roberts Financial assists Girl Scouts

Roberts Financial Services in Marquette recently donated funds to assist any local girl with joining Girl Scouts. Shown at the check presentation are: Front from left, Renay Johnson, Abbie Bergmann and Kaitlyn Booth of Girl Scout Troop 5101/5055; and back row from left, Bruce Roberts, Paige ...

J.D. Pierce Class of 1949 gathers

Ten of the fifteen living members of the 21-member John D. Pierce Class of 1949 gathered at the Border Grill recently to celebrate their 65th reunion. Shown are: seated, from left, Marcia Haley Willliams, Jonelle Anderson Collins and Norman Thomas; and standing, from left, James Nebel, Janice ...

Schwenke on MCSWMA board

MARQUETTE - Brett A. Schwenke Of Marquette was recently appointed as a trustee of the Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority.A graduate of Northern Michigan University and a U.S. Army Veteran, Schwenke is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Schwenke of Marquette.

Hosking earns certification

MARQUETTE - U.P. Rehab Services' Kate Hosking recently earned her Orthopedic Specialist Certification.This board certification is granted by the American Physical Therapy, the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists following an examination process. Hosking also has a doctor of physical ...

UPHHHPD supports DAV Chapter 22

Upper Peninsula Home Health, Hospice and Private Duty recently contributed $500 to the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 22 Volunteer Transportation Network Van Fund. Pictured at a ceremonial check presentation Marquette County Veterans Services Committee member George LaBlonde III, left, and ...

Gwinn High School Class of 1974 gathers to celebrate 40th reunion

The Gwinn High School Class of 1974 gathered recently to celebrate its 40th reunion at the Gwinn Middle School. Included at the gathering were: Front row - Barbara Anderson, Kim (Moselle) Ryan , Nora (Boogren) Couture, Lynda Downard, Mona (Bollero) Consolmagno, Mike Tipolt and Art Nordeen; ...

Student athletes attend conference

The Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency held a student athlete leadership conference for students in Marquette and Alger counties to learn how to be better leaders on their teams, in their schools, and in their communities. The 44 students at the conference were nominated by ...

LSSU students write business plans

Students in Lake Superior State University's Escanaba Regional Center hold their business plans they developed for their business policy class. Included are: front row, from left, Paula Sherwood-Schwartz, Jamie Strong, Lisa Boudreau and Nicole Rossell; and back row, from left, Daniel Ciminiski, ...

Contest winner backs SHF

Jim LaJoie, executive director of the Superior Health Foundation, receives a check from Joan Haara of Michigamme, who is holding her winning photo in contest offered by Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium. Haara was one of three winners in the contest, which included the winners donating their ...

We Energies assists UW

Barbara Meyer, director of operations for United Way of Marquette County, accepts a $500 check from Les Kowalski, asset manager at Presque Isle Power Plant. The contribution comes from We Energies Foundation in support of the United Way of Marquette County's 2014-2015 campaign materials.

BURKEphotos.com benefits UPAWS

Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter volunteer Karen Rhodes and James Burke, president of BURKEphotos.com, hold a ceremonial check that represents contributions made by participating pet owners in the 27th annual UPAWS Pet Portrait Fundraiser. Contributions totaled $2,989 for the fundraiser ...

WPS Foundation backs air museum

Bob Vick, left, president of the K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum, receives a $1,500 contribution from Upper Peninsula Power Company Regional Account Executive Bob Anderson to help in the preservation efforts of the museum at the former Sawyer Air Force Base. The contribution was from UPPCO's ...

Rotarians present scholarships

Marquette Rotary Club President Ryan Whitley, right, presents vocational scholarships to 2014 Marquette High School graduates Samantha Parent and Jack Ziegler. Parent will be attending Northern Michigan University's School of Cosmetology and Ziegler will be at the University of ...

King receives CMU scholarship

GLADSTONE - Jeffrey T. King of Gladstone has received a Centralis Gold Award Scholarship from Central Michigan University.A 2014 graduate of Gladstone High School, he is the son of Jeff and Joyce King of Gladstone and the grandson of Gerald and Carol King of Marquette.King plans to study ...

Bush earns EMSI certification

MARQUETTE - Derek Bush, business development representative for the Lake Superior Community Partnership, recently received Economic Modeling Specialists International certification.EMSI certification covers the basic elements of using labor market information. Bush completed the month-long ...

Lyford named to honor roll

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - Braden Lyford of Negaunee has been named to the dean's honor roll for the spring semester at Lawrence Technological University in downstate Southfield.Lyford is majoring in mathematics/computer Science. To be named to the honor roll, a student must maintain at least a 3.5 ...