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MSU College of Human Medicine welcomes new students to U.P. campus

MARQUETTE — The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Upper Peninsula campus is pleased to announce the arrival of its new incoming students. Third-year medical students are selected through an interview process to take part in the Rural Physician Program during the last two ...

North Country Trail hikers honor members with 2019 Chapter Honor Awards

Carole and Zane Bard, at right, have been members of the NCT Hikers Chapter since 2010. During that time, they have been avid supporters, volunteers and promoters of the NCT. They have participated in numerous Softies Hikes, with Carole often the one hiker who writes up the “story” of the ...

Rotary Club of Marquette donates to Special Olympics

Marquette Special Olympics Board Vice Chair Celia Vadnais and athlete Tiffany Vadnais receive the annual contribution of $1,000 from the Rotary Club of Marquette in memory of the late Rotarian Bert Sparhawk and his son Mike, a Special Olympian. Presenting are co-presidents Kristen and Michele ...

Northern Sun earns awards

Northern Sun Winery wrapped up the second half of 2019 with a bounty of Gold and Silver awards for five of its estate-grown wines. Honors for these wines came from the 2019 Michigan Wine Competition and the 2019 Harvest Challenge, a competition held in Sonoma, Calif. Exceptional Northern Sun ...

Munising, Gwinn face off in High School Bowl

The Munising Mustangs played the Gwinn Modeltowners in the first round of High School Bowl and won by a score of 230-50. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin field teams for WNMU-TV’s High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 42 years on the air. Munising will ...

Marthaler earns Toys for Tots trophy

The Toys for Tots Auto Dealer Trophy for most toys collected in the 2019 campaign is awarded to Marthaler Buick, GMC, Cadillac of Marquette. Presenting the Dealer Trophy is Bob Bannan on behalf of the Lake Superior Detachment of the Marine Corps League and receiving the trophy on behalf of ...

MJ VanDamme Trucking donates to 906 Warrior Relief Fund

The Board of Directors for 906 Warrior Relief Fund would like to give a heartfelt thank you to MJ VanDamme Trucking and its employees. On Jan. 4 they had their company holiday party. Before the party, they chose a charity to be the recipient of the raffles they have during the party. Together ...

School board recognized

ISHPEMING — With January being School Board Recognition Month, the Ishpeming Public School District thanked the community volunteers for their “untiring dedication to public education. IPS noted that school board members help develop policies and make though decisions that assist in ...

Park University graduates announced

PARKVILLE, Mo. — Park University held its December 2019 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony on Dec. 14 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo. The University had 470 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — 259 students received a master’s degree and/or a ...

Waters lauded for outstanding work

NEW YORK — At the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation’s 36th Annual Conference in New York City, Fran S. Waters was awarded the Cornelia B. Wilbur Award for outstanding clinical contributions to the treatment of dissociative disorders. Ms. Waters, author of ...

Gwinn board cited during recognition month

GWINN — Gwinn Area Community Schools issued a news release recognizing the GACS Board of Education for School Board Recognition Month. “January is School Board Recognition Month, a time to recognize the individuals who approach their volunteer work like it is a full-time job and with ...

Marquette Family Medicine Residency program welcomes personnel

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program has welcomed a new class of residents to the program. The residency program is an education collaboration between UP Health System-Marquette and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. During the fourth year of ...

Dean’s list noted at Spring Arbor

SPRING ARBOR, Mich. — Exactly 379 students made the Dean's list for the Fall 2019 semester at Spring Arbor University, including one from Marquette. Kate E. Zorn, a senior, from Marquette made the lising Spring Arbor University is a Christian liberal arts university. SAU offers more than 70 ...

UW-SP honors students listed

STEVENS POINT, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point honored more than 2,275 undergraduate students from its campuses in Marshfield, Stevens Point and Wausau for attaining high grade point averages during the fall semester of the 2019-2020 academic year, including one from ...