NMU president presents update on recent events

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MARQUETTE — It’s definitely been a challenging year for Northern Michigan University. President Fritz Erickson shared his thoughts on the past 2020-21 academic year during Wednesday’s “Northern Now: Fireside with Fritz: A Conversation with President Erickson,” an online event ...

Forest, Bay Mills Indian Community ink deal

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By Journal Staff GLADSTONE — Hiawatha National Forest and Gnoozhekaaning, Place of the Pike, or Bay Mills Indian Community, recently signed a Good Neighbor Authority agreement, making the parties among the first in the nation to use the tribal GNA authority granted in the 2018 federal Farm ...

Westwood High School Class of 2021


WEST ISHPEMING — The Westwood High School class of 2021 includes: Alex Adriano Emma Aho Lily Anderson Aydin Arseneau Celina Ayotte, Emma Ballweber Thomas Boase, Margaret Boburka Michael Boissineau, Abigail Faull, Andrea Faull, Elizabeth Filizetti Claire ...

WHS has 4 valedictorians, 1 salutatorian


Meet the top academic achievers in the Class of 2021: Co- Valedictorian Elizabeth Mae Williams Parents: Kirk and Amy Williams Grade Point Average: 4.0 School and extracurricular activities: National Honor Society; Spanish Club; Business Professionals of America (secretary); Student ...

All about the Westwood Class of 2021


Westwood High School Mascot: Patriot Number of grades: 4 Student Body Enrollment: 339 Number of Seniors: 61 Commencement schedule: 6 p.m. Thursday WHS Football Complex Speaker: Terri Balzarini Class of 2021’s notable achievements: Choral: Wisconsin School of Music ...

Former UP priest pleads guilty in sex case


By Journal Staff ONTONAGON— A former priest in the Upper Peninsula has pleaded guilty to the remaining sex abuse case against him. In April, Gary Jacobs, 75, pleaded guilty to four counts of criminal sexual conduct in Ontonagon County. On Friday, Jacobs pleaded guilty to one count ...