Spotlight

Tegge achieves PPC designation

MARQUETTE - Rich Tegge, president of Wealth Strategy Group in Marquette, has received the Professional Plan Consultant designation from Financial Service Standards, a division of fi360 Inc. in Pittsburgh, Pa.He was recognized for his achievement in the area of retirement plan consulting.Tegge ...

LSCP helps celebrate 3D opening

U.P. 3D Physical Therapy teamed up with the Lake Superior Community Partnership (LSCP) to celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. U.P. 3D Physical Therapy is located at 1025 Washington Street, Suite 2 in Marquette. Attending the celebration (from left to right) Betsy Morais, ...

Champion class of 64 celebrates

The 1964 Class of Champion High School celebrated their 50 year class reunion August 1 at Mama Mia's in Ishpeming. Front row: Sandy (Luke) Marketty, Marion (LaParche) Ouellette, & Mary (Wiljanen) Mitchell. Back row: JoAnne (Lorenz) Trussell, Dolores (Ilves) Carlson, Paul Latvala, ...

Negaunee 1951 Class gathers

Members of the Negaunee High School Class of 1951 celebrated their 16th annual Pioneer Days coffee with a gathering at the Negaunee Senior Center July 9. Classmates from Illinois, Wisconsin, Texas and Michigan were in attendance. Front row from left: June (Lahde) Jarvi, Jean (Matthews) Nelson, ...

Graveraet Class of ‘54 gets together

The 60th reunion of the Graveraet High School Class of 1954 was celebrated the weekend of Aug. 1-3. Forty classmates and 19 guests were in attendance. The Class of 1954 had 129 members, 83 who are still alive, 12 who have passed away and 17 who the class has lost contact with. At the reunion, ...

Jasper Ridge helps UPAWS

During the month of July, Jasper Ridge Brewery & The Country Grill (in the Country Village in Ishpeming) joined together to help raise money to support UPAWS. During the month they hosted a promotion where customers could donate a dollar & write their name on a 'bone' which was ...

Golf course chosen

The U.P. Labor-Management Council selected the Highland Golf Course, Escanaba, for the host site for its 2014 Annual Golf Outing. The outing was a great networking opportunity for the Council's members and supporters of progressive labor-management relations. 64 golfers participated in the ...

All About You opens family salon in Ishpeming

Downtown Ishpeming now has a new salon on Cleveland Avenue: All About You is a full service family salon, owned by Rona Cardew. The salon celebrated a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting on August 6th with the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce. Picutred from left in the front row ...

Neumann on BZA

MARQUETTE - The Marquette City Commission recently appointed Mr. Bradley Neumann to serve on the Board of Zoning AppealsThe term willf end Feb. 15, 2017.

GLCYD adds Law III

MARQUETTE - Great Lakes Center for Youth Development would like to announce the addition of Maurice F. "Chip" Law, III, representing all communities served, and Theresa Hermann, representing Marquette County youth, to the GLCYD Board of Directors. Law is currently the Executive Director at ...

GLCYD recognizes perfect attendance

MARQUETTE - Great Lakes Center for Youth Development would like to recognize the following Board Members for their perfect attendance at board and task force meetings for the 2013-14 year:Board chairwoman, Cynthia Prosen. Prosen has been a member of the GLCYD board since 2010. During her time ...

Marquette Breakfast Rotary donates playground to K.I. Sawyer airport

The Marquette Breakfast Rotary recently donated and installed a Little Tikes adjustable playground set (along with mats) to the airport passenger terminal, replacing one they provided back in 2003 which had fallen into a state of disrepair. The airport appreciates this generous contribution and ...

Casperson visits medical care facility

State Senator Tom Casperson visited Marquette County Medical Care Facility on July 23. During his visit, he was given a tour of the facility and shown all the things that make MCMCF so special. Along the way, he stopped to shake a few hands, answer some questions and even asked a few of his ...

SHF presents Camp STAR with $9,000

In June, the Superior Health Foundation and Camp STAR teamed up to host the 2014 SHF Annual Golf Outing. Camp STAR is a children's bereavement camp held Aug. 8-10 at Bay Cliff Health Camp. The golf outing, held at the Wawonowin Country Club in West Ishpeming, raised $18,000, with SHF and Camp ...

Ten appointed to newly-formed LDFA board

The city of Marquette, along with the Marquette Area Public Schools and Northern Michigan University, recently appointed board members to serve on the newly formed City of Marquette Local Development Finance Authority. Pictured are, front row, from left, secretary Lisa Kotler, vice chair ...

FABCO expands for mines

FABCO Equipment Inc. has been authorized to support the full range of Caterpillar mining products in a move that will boost FABCO's offerings in the mining industry. Effective June 25, FABCO Equipment, Inc. is an authorized provider of parts and service for, as well as the first point of ...

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.