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Excellence saluted: NMU honors 40 with award

MARQUETE — Northern Michigan University celebrated 40 students who received an Excellence in Education Research Award. This award includes $1,500 and a one-credit tuition scholarship when the students enroll in a grant-required course that is directly related to their research project. The ...

Davie steps down from Pathways

MARQUETTE — Bill Davie of Marquette is stepping down from the Pathways Community Mental Health Board after 15 years of service. “Being on a Community Mental Health Board is one of the most rewarding boards you can get appointed to in the county,” Davie said in a release. “That’s ...

Starting at Peter White Public Library

MARQUETTE — Peter White Public Library has announced its May schedule for events starting May 10-16: Tasty Reads Tuesday, May 10, noon–1 p.m. Peter White Public Library, Shiras Room. Adults, seniors. A book group for readers, who love to cook. Each month we will discuss a book and ...

Elks collect, donate clothes

Marquette Elks Lodge 405 collected more than $600 in clothing to donate to local schools clothes closets. All area schools maintain a supply of clothing for children in need and the Lodge acts as a conduit to supply schools with items of critical need. Donations for the purchase of the clothes ...

Ray and Peg Hirvonen Foundation supports Marquette Maritime Museum

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Maritime Museum recently received a grant from the Ray and Peg Hirvonen Foundation, a family foundation that funds nonprofit organizations who provide services within the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and on the Treasure Coast of Florida. In the past few years, ...

Popp honored by NSDAR

Sarah Smart, Good Citizen Chair of Marquette’s Onagomingkway Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, presents Averie Popp, a senior at Norway High School, with the chapter’s Good Citizen Award. Popp was selected by the administration of her school to be their Good ...