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Bay College Fall graduates

ESCANABA — Bay de Noc Community College announces graduates: Associate in Arts Escanaba Britney Chaillier Olivia Fix Samantha Gaudino Kaylee Hoffart Megan Robinette Gladstone Taylor Erickson Iron Mountain Katrina deKoster Gina Santi Munising Kelsea ...

Elks donate to Room At The Inn

The Marquette Elks Lodge 405 donated $2,000 to Room At The Inn, to assist with urgent needs related to COVID-19. Pictured: Lauren Michie of Room at the Inn and Russ Ransom, exalted ruler, Marquette Elks Lodge.

Rotary supports JJ Packs

Kristin Marchiol and Marla McEnaney, co-directors of JJ Packs receive a check for $5,000 from Jim Jajich, co-president of the Rotary Club of Marquette. JJ Packs sends low income children home with nutritious packs of food on the weekends. The funds were raised at the annual Rotary Golf Outing.

Elks donate to Salvation Army

Marquette Elks Lodge 405 donated $3,500 to the Marquette area Salvation Army to assist with community needs due to COVID-19. Pictured from left are Captains Doug and Kim Winters of the Salvation Army and Russ Ransom, exalted ruler, of the Marquette Elks Lodge. (Submitted photo)

Mask sale benefits Jacobetti

Mark Hamari, co-owner of Marquette Wallpaper & Paint in downtown Marquette, is shown presenting a donation to Shari Smith, activity therapy manager at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. The donation, in memory of Richard “Muck” Crowley, came from proceeds of mask sales ...

DAR poster contest winners

The local Onagomingkway Chapter of the MI DAR announces the first-place winners of the annual JAC Poster Contest. This year’s theme was “400th Anniversary of the Mayflower.” All six first place winners have been entered into state finals. This annual contest is open to all youth from ...

Local students named to Northland College Fall Dean’s List

ASHLAND, Wis. — Northland College has named the following students to the dean’s list for outstanding academic performance during the fall 2020-2021 term. To qualify for the dean’s list, full-time students must have a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale with no grade less ...

Kim Frost honored with Rotary Service Award

MARQUETTE — The Rotary Club of Marquette recognizes one member annually with its Rotary Service Award. Kim Frost is this year’s recipient. Given almost any task, she accomplishes it with ease and gets others to help with the tasks because of her enthusiasm and passion, according to a ...

10-year anniversary announced

Regent Melissa Wilson of the Onagomingkway Chapter presents Karen Wertanen with a certificate to mark the 10-year anniversary of Wertanen with Daughters of the American Revolution. (Submitted photo)

Student pantry receives support

Each year the Bay College Student Food Pantry receives donations from community organizations in order to continue supporting the pantry’s efforts. These efforts help to provide students with an alternative resource to fulfil their basic needs. The monetary donation received from the ...

American history contest winners

Four students of the AuTrain-Onota School participated in the recent DAR American History Contest chaired by Onagomingkway Chapter Chair Sarah Smart. Eighth grader Noah Linne, seventh grader Zoe Marcotte, and sixth grader Isaac Merryman all received a Bronze Medal for winning their grade level. ...

Lawler honored at Jacobetti

The D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans Employee of the Quarter is Donna Lawler. On behalf of V.F.W. Superior Memorial Post 6 in Marquette, Ron Oja administrator of the Veterans Home presented Donna Lawler with a V.F.W. certificate of appreciation and a $100 gift. Donna has worked at the Veterans ...

Scout supports Women’s Center

Ian Galbreath, Boy Scout Troop 372, delivered bags of diapers, paper products and other household supplies that he and his fellow Boy Scout troop mates collected for the Women’s Center’s shelter, Harbor House, and their outreach clients. Ian is with his father, Kurt Galbreath, who is the ...

Groups support Gwinn firemen

The Munising Lions Club, Munising First Responders, and Gwinn Lions Club donated a wooden flag to the Gwinn firemen. The flag was made by Munising Lions president Greg Quinn. In the photo from the left: Greg Quinn from the Munising Lions Club, Dusty Milner, Tori Lauren, Mickala McKeen, ...

Bay College announces art student award winners

Bay College presents the award winners for its virtual Student Art Exhibition. Each year, Bay College hosts a gallery showing of the current students’ work. They were unable to hold a reception and award ceremony since the campus is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so they are sharing the ...

Elks support Irontown

John Thomas Exulted Ruler of the Negaunee Elks Lodge, hands Ann Ducoli President of the Negaunee Irontown Association a check for $530. The Negaunee Irontown Association partnered with the Elks for their monthly pasty sale in November. Any non-profit that would like to partner with the Elks, ...

Bay College announces Dean’s List

Bay de Noc Community College has announced the names of the students who have earned recognition and membership to the Dean’s List for attainment of scholarly excellence during the Fall 2020 Semester. To be selected for the Dean’s List, a student must earn a 3.50 grade point average out ...

Bonifas Arts Center earns operations grant from state

ESCANABA — The Bonifas Arts Center has announced that it has been awarded an operations grant of $22,500 from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and National Endowment for the Arts. According to a release from the center, this grant was awarded through the MCACA ...

Bay announces quarterly TORCH Award winner

ESCANABA — Bay College offers congratulations to Penney Parmet, its quarterly (December 2020 - February 2021) TORCH Award winner. Parmet is a part-time Instructor and K-12 Education Coordinator for the Social and Behavioral Science Division. She teaches classes in Interpersonal ...