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Sunday: Our Youth

‘A high honor’

MARQUETTE — Alex Gooch, who will be a senior at Marquette Senior High School this fall, on Monday was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. Gooch, 17, is a member of Troop 309, chartered by Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette, with Al Feldhauser as Scoutmaster. He has been a Scout since first ...

SCHOOL SAUNA SHOP

REPUBLIC — At the start of the 2019-2020 school year, Republic-Michigamme Schools added a two-hour, advanced shop course for students to provide an opportunity to allow for bigger and bolder projects. John Hawkins, a Republic native who has hired Republic-Michigamme Schools’ shop ...

MARIGOLD MANIA

Marigold Mania 2021 took place Wednesday, with four classes of fourth graders planting flowers at the Miners Park in Negaunee. They each came from Lakeview school with the plants that they had started in the greenhouse, organizers said. “Each year the students do this project as partners ...

‘Paint the Downtown with Love’

MARQUETTE — What town doesn’t need more color, especially in these challenging times? The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum invites the community to “Paint the Downtown with Love,” a chalk art fundraising festival scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. June 25-26 in downtown Marquette during ...

GIVING BACK

HOUGHTON — This past week members of Scout Troop 207 and members of the community helped one Scout with this Eagle Scout Project. The team worked on eight benches and two raised garden beds to create an outdoor classroom area for the Houghton Elementary School. A place for students to ...