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Lions thank Tadych’s Econofoods

Tadych’s Econofoods Store manager Zach Quinnell with assistant managers Andrew and Daniel receive Certificate of Appreciation from Marquette Lions. Next collection of returnables will be May 22 at Marquette Lions Lakeside Park. (Submitted photo)

Elks Lodge supports Jacobetti Home

The Marquette Lodge BPOE 405’s Bob Wellman makes a donation of $1,865 for member events at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, accepted by Shari Smith, Jacobetti activities director. (Submitted photo)

Negaunee VFW backs Honor Flight

Negaunee VFW Post 3165 and Auxiliary recently donated more than $1,700 to the Upper Peninsula Honor Flight program. Pictured from the left: Thomas Stanaway-Trustee; Dean Maki-Commander; Russ Williams-Trustee; Scott Collins-Auxiliary; Phil Taskila-Quartermaster; and Scott Knauf-Honor Flight ...

NSDAR adds new members

The Onagomingkway Chapter, NSDAR, has grown by two new members inducted at a recent meeting at Marquette’s Big Boy restaurant. Paula and Sarah Schwenke are sworn in to the chapter by Chaplain Keitha Callanan. The Onagomingkway Chapter serves the western portion of the Upper Peninsula through ...

40 et 8 awards scholarship to Emerick

Marquette Voiture 599 du Marquette County of the 40 et 8, awarded the 2021 nursing scholarship to Northern Michigan University senior Jordan Emerick on April 5. Pictured from the left: Charlie Hawes, Mike Trickey, Jordan Emerick and George LaBlonde, III. Emerick demonstrated academic ...

Whelan Way Challenge inspires Jandron family

Over the last several months, Jandrons Fine Jewelry has been inspired by Steve and Kristen Whelan’s commitment to highlight and encourage supporting local businesses, including their own. The Jandron family decided to purchase three $25 gift cards from eight of their favorite local ...

Donation supports Salvation Army

$2,500 was donated to the Marquette County Salvation Army to support increased demand for food in Marquette County. The money was a donation on behalf of the Dagenais Foundation, which is funded by First Bank Upper Michigan and the Riverside Auto Group. From left, E.J. Kostreva, Northern ...

Bohnak donates books to DAR

Karl Bohnak, chief meteorologist at WL,UC-TV6, stands with Karen Wertanen, librarian of the Onagomingkway Chapter, NSDAR and Sarah Smart, First Vice Regent, after autographing a copy of his book “So Cold A Sky.” Bohnak donated his book, which has been accepted at the DAR Library in ...

Ishpeming High, Middle schools announce honor rolls

ISHPEMING — Ishpeming High School and Ishpeming Middle School have announced its Q3 Honor Roll. An *indicates all A’s: Ishpeming High School Ninth grade Alec Arvon Cassia Boylan-Sprague Emily DeMarois Jaxson Foster* Connor Gauthier Tramon Gauthier Kadie Kaukola* Lola ...

Eleanor Fornetti Dental Assisting Scholarship winners announced

ESCANABA— The John Fornetti Dental Center announces Emily Elmer of Iron Mountain and Tory Christensen of Marquette as the recipients of the “Eleanor Fornetti Dental Assisting Scholarship.” Each scholarship is valued at $1,250 and is being applied towards Bay College West Campus’s ...

Getz’s passes COVID-19 program

Getz’s of Marquette proudly announces it has participated in and passed the COVID-19 workplace safety ambassador program. This means that the staff at Getz’s have been working diligently to make sure to provide a healthy environment to customers. Getz’s says: “Thank you everyone, ...

Father Marquette Catholic Academy announces honor roll

MARQUETTE — Father Marquette Catholic Academy Middle School Honor Roll for 2020-21 Quarter 3 has been announced: A-Honor Roll: Grace Shandonay, 5th Grade William Niemi, 7th Grade High Honor Roll: Colt Stensberg, 5th Dominic Camilli, 5th Lily Smigiel, 5th Madelyn Schetter, ...

LSSU Escanaba/Iron Mountain Regional Center announces Fall 2020 graduates

ESCANABA — Four area residents have successfully completed their requirements for a bachelor’s degree and graduated following the Fall 2020 semester from Lake Superior State University. Graduates are invited to attend LSSU’s commencement scheduled for May 1. Graduating with a ...

Negaunee Elks choose Students of Month

NEGAUNEE —The Negaunee Elks have announced their Students of the Month. Congratulations to Andrew Feys, a senior at Negaunee High School, for being named the Negaunee Elks February Student of the Month. Andrew, the son of Caprice Feys and Tim Feys, is a cello section leader in the NHS ...

Bay College honors Davy

Bay College congratulates Sarah Davy, its quarterly (March 2021 - May 2021) TORCH Award winner. Davy is the Bay College West Academic Support Coordinator. She is responsible for overseeing the Student Success Center at the West Campus which organizes all tutoring and supplemental instruction ...

Bothwell Middle School announces honor roll

MARQUETTE — The following sixth grade students have been named to Bothwell Honor Roll for Semester 1 of the 2020-2021 academic year: Caleb J. Aho, Sabrina D. Bailey, Isabelle S. Beaudoin, Brooke L. Beck, Anna R. Bernard, Skyler B. Blackburn, Riley M. Bott, Jameson N. Bourdage, Sean L. ...

Marquette Senior High School announces honor roll

SENIORS Outstanding (A- or higher average) Ian Addison, Addison Bailey, Madison Balko, Samuel Bartlett, Matthew Basal, Halle Beauchamp, Beau Belkowski, Kaitlyn Berandt, Samuel Billman, Lillian Biolo Thompson, Ashlee Blom, Zoey Brian, Celinda Brunswick, Emily Bryant, Sarah Bryers, Loryn ...