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2019 Cheer Club contributors

MARQUETTE — Recent contributors to The Mining Journal Cheer Club include: Therese DePetro Roger DePetro Elizabeth Bates Jack and Mary Rombouts, Marquette Jerry Murphy, commander VFW Post 6 Mike and Sandy Roose, Palmer Patty Roose, Marquette Erica McCone and Kalee McCone, ...

Exchange Club aids Ishpeming High School football team

Exchange Club of Marquette County member Geno Angeli, left, presents a $1,000 check to George Niemi, head coach of the Ishpeming High School football team. Team members volunteer during the set-up of the International Food Fest the club sponsors annually over the Fourth of July holiday. The ...

Range Bank donates to Big Brothers Big Sisters

Range Bank recently donated $572 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette, whose goal is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. The funds were raised from employee dress down days, where employees donate money to wear jeans to work. ...

Casperson selected for Class of 2019 Up and Coming Lawyers

MARQUETTE — Michigan Lawyers Weekly has selected Alexandria Casperson, for the Class of 2019 “Up and Coming Lawyers.” This program is dedicated to saluting Michigan lawyers who, in their first 10 or fewer years of practice, are setting the standard for other attorneys. Alexandria ...

IncredibleBank donates to Start the Cycle in Marquette

During the Marquette open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony for IncredibleBank, celebrating their new name and their commitment to community, a check was presented to Start the Cycle in recognition of their dedication to building confidence and self-esteem in local at-risk youth. Start the ...

UpNorth Lodge supports UPAWS

UPAWS was fortunate and honored to be selected again this year for a special night at UpNorth Lodge and it was an amazing night. The ‘Bike Night’ area was packed and people were generously donating for a chance to win some of the great raffle prizes donated by UpNorth and our sponsor for ...

Northern Vegans donate books

At the Northern Vegans’ carnival held at the Peter White Public Library recently, the group donated 9 children’s books to the library. The books donated included: 1) “The True Adventures of Esther The Wonder Pig” by Steve Jenkins, Derek Walter, Caprice Crane; 2) “T. Veg: The Story of ...

NMU students place in vocal competition

Holland — Students of Northern Michigan University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance finished first and second in two categories at the National Association of Teachers of Singing competition held recently at Hope College in Holland. In the classical music category, sophomore choral ...

Pair receives Mazzuchi scholarships

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula campus of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine is proud to announce the medical student recipients of the Mazzuchi Scholarship, Jackie Luthardt and Ellen Wiitala. Recipients of the Mazzuchi Scholarship are determined by three criteria: interest ...

MAPS Ed Foundation awards scholarships

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation announced Judy Depetro was the $300 ticket winner and Marquette Senior High School junior Thomas Lohfink will be the recipient of a $3,000 scholarship following the Oct. 4 drawing for the Impact-A-Life raffle at the the MSHS ...

MSO competition at Kaufmann Auditorium

MARQUETTE — Five people have been selected as finalists in the Marquette Symphony Orchestra’s Sing with the Symphony! competition and will perform on the MSO’s concert at 3 p.m. Feb. 22 at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette. The finalists, listed alphabetically, are: Curt Kowalski; Jacob ...

UW-Madison announces spring Dean’s List

MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Madison has recognized students named to the Dean's List for the spring semester of the 2018-2019 academic year. Ellie Hicks, of Marquette, a student in the university’s College of Letters and Science, made the prestigious list. Students who ...

Negaunee High School announces honor roll

The following students have been named to the first quarter honor roll at Negaunee High School for the 2019-2020 academic year. Grade 9 All As Courtney Argall, Brandon Borlace, Ethann Brown, Zackary Brundage, Morgan Carilli, Nora Clement, James Dank, Gavin Downey, Brayden Dunstan, Dawson ...

Westwood High School announces honor roll

*Denotes 4.0 GRADE 12 ALL As: *Katelyn Anttila, Jackson Cardoni, *Rocco Carlson, *Aili Harmon, *Trent Holmgren, *Madelyn Koski, Madison MacLachlan, Camery Magnuson, Mason Mariuzza, *Makenzie Rajala, Josie Robson, *Calli Solka, *Brock Sundberg, *Jackson Vidlund, *Nathan P. Wisuri 3.0 GPA ...

Ishpeming High School announces honor roll

* Indicates all As GRADE 9 Griffin Argall Ailie Biddle Jayna Burke Madison Durnion Seth Gaboury Preston Gauthier Payton Greet Preston Heiskala* Sophia Kluga Faith Loman* Broderick Meadows Emily Morton Cora Nicholas* Marina Pascoe Dylan Paterson Carleigh ...

Marquette ReStore selected as top in Michigan

Marquette County Habitat for Humanity ReStore has been selected as top ReStore in Michigan. Announced at the annual Affiliates In Motion conference held this year in Lansing, Bob Howe, Marquette ReStore Manager, accepted the award for Top ReStore in Michigan for 2019. Howe has been the manager ...

Negaunee Lady Elks hold fundraiser for Bay Cliff

The Negaunee Lady Elks held their annual fund fundraiser for Bay Cliff Health Camp on Nov. 2. Donations totaling $2,200.00 were presented to Bay Cliff Director Clare Lutgen. Shown at the check presentation are Sue Bernier, and Chris Harlock (Lady Elks), Clare Lutgen (Director of Bay Cliff), ...