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Etelamaki receivces promotion

Negaunee native Scott Etelamaki of Grayling was recently promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Michigan National Guard. Etelamaki is shown receiving a new rank patch from his son Eric accompanied by his wife and daughters during a promotion ceremony held recently at the Camp ...

Superior Oasis assists Salvation Army

Rhonda Moore, left, of the Marquette Salvation Army receives a $5,000 donation from Linda Stabile, owner of the Comfort Suites Hotel, Days InnHotel, Hudson's Classic Grill & Bar and Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, all part of the Superior Oasis group. The $5,000 donation from ...

Post 323 donates to veterans home

Pickford American Legion Post 323 Commander Stan Kennedy, left, presents a $200 check to Marquette American Legion Post 44 Commander Carl Morrison. The funds will go to the Jacobetti Home for Veterans to support the residents' recreation and welfare activities.

MTU dean’s list announced

HOUGHTON - Area students who earned a 3.5 grade point average or higher and were named to the Michigan Tech University dean's list for the fall semester include (* indicates 4.0 GPA):Gwinn - Cody Erickson, general technology; Derek Nyquist, civil engineering; and Alexandria Van Duzer, ...

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Steven Pellinen, left, president of the Superior A's Chapter of Model A Ford Club of America, presents a MAFCA 2015 Service Award to chapter member Paul Wilson Sr. The award is given annually to MAFCA members for their dedicated service to their Model A chapter and the preservation of the Model ...

Names and Faces

MARQUETTE - The following students have been named to the Bothwell Middle School honor roll for the second quarter:- Eighth grade - Athena Agassi, Logan J. Aldrich, Lexi L. Anderson, Frank H. Bailey, Lindsey G. Baldwin, Sophia E. Bartlett, Luke J. Beerman, Hailey E. Bell, Tyler L. Bergwall, ...

Sault Ste. Marie HS defeats Ishpeming HS in TV 13’s High School Bowl

Sault Ste. Marie High School defeated Ishpeming High School by a score of 290 to 210 in the third round of High School Bowl. Players for Sault Ste. Marie are, seated from left, Trevor Miller, team captain Kyle Flickinger, Daniel Frechette and John Shackleton. Standing is alternate Cameron Voss ...

Gendron at 4-H program

Adele Gendron of Munising is shown speaking at the 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus Program in Washington, D.C. Gendron is a member of 4-H and was sponsored by the Alger County 4-H Council to attend the weeklong program. She represented the Upper Peninsula in Michigan's 30-member delegation at ...

Class aids food pantry

Julie Smigiel, teacher of the middle school faith formation class at St. Peter Cathedral, presents a $786.40 check to John Hyde, regional president for the St. Vincent de Paul Society, for the organization's food pantry. The funds, as well as donated food, were collected by the faith formation ...

Names and Faces

Rossway earnsMASB awardMARQUETTE - Marquette school board President Rich Rossway has achieved the Award of Distinction as established by the Michigan Association of School BoardsTo receive the award, Rossway had to complete a sequence of advanced professional development and leadership service ...

In uniform

MARQUETTE - U.S. Marine Corps Pvt. Jonathan Trombley and Pvt. 1st Class Jacob Peterson recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.The son of Tim and Barbara Trombley of Chatham, Trombley is a 2014 graduate of Superior Central High School.Peterson is ...

Cribbage

Ishpeming Cribbage LeagueJan. 221. Riverside Club, 6,957 - Paradise II, 6,8682. VFW, 6,886 - Elks Lodge I 6,8653. Elks Lodge II, 6,882 - Rainbow Bar, 6,8504. Wonder Bar, 6,856 - Venice II 6,7135. Paradise Bar, 6,853 - Venice Club, 6,828Players of the Week: Bruce Tippett and Clarence Giguere ...

Rivery Valley donates to the Salvation Army and the Women’s Center

As part of its Community for a Cause Campaign for 2014, River Valley Bank presented Salvation Army Captain "Cappy" Moore with a check for $500. Shown at right are, Angie Derouin, customer service representative for River Valley Bank; Christian Palomaki, vice president retail market manager for ...

Rivery Valley donates to the Salvation Army and the Women’s Center

As part of their Charitable Donations for 2014, River Valley Bank presented Phyllis Loonsfoot, executive director and Bob Knaus, finance manager of the Women's Center, with a check for $1000.00. Shown at right are, Mike Mattila, mortgage banker for River Valley Bank; Bob Knaus from the Women's ...

Knights of Columbus help Care Clinic

The Knights of Columbus Council 689 in Marquette recently presented a check to Care Clinic of Marquette in amount of $1,046.56. The money was raised by the knights during the annual January spaghetti dinner held at St. Peter's Cathedral. Pictured are KofC Grand Knight Robert Jurkovich and Care ...

Rotary Club supports robotics team

Team Cold Logic, Marquette High School's Robotics club, received a contribution from the Marquette Rotary Club in continuing support of its activities. Representing the team were, left to right, Hannah Britton, Chantel LaBlonde, and Russ La Beau, shown with club president Ryan Whitley, second ...

Pete Heyrman award given by Swick

Rick Gilles, left, of Swick Home Services in Marquette presents a $500 to Peter and Judy Heyrman, parents of Pete Heyrman for the Pete Heyrman Award. Pete is the January recipient of the $500 SWICK "Gold Star Giving" donation. The money is given to a senior athlete of the Munising High School ...

River Valley Bank supports Salvation Army

As part of its charitable donations for 2014, River Valley Bank recently presented a $1,000 check to the Marquette Salvation Army. At the presentation were: Angie Derouin, universal banker for RVB; Christian Palomaki, vice president/retail market manager for RVB; Kristen Derocha, mortgage ...

Iron Range Agency assists library

The Iron Range Agency recently donated $4,000 to the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library Accessibility and Renovation Campaign. Shown at the presentations are, from left, Tracy Matson; Coleen Pepin; Tom Edmark from Iron Range; Ray Leverton, chief fund-raiser for the project; and Scott Lyman of ...

Gwinn tops Norway in TV 13’s HSB

Gwinn High School defeated Norway High School by a score of 260 to 220 in the first round of High School Bowl. Representing Gwinn, seated from left, are players Michael Willig, captain Chris Stankowski, Aidan Anderson and Erik Asplund. Standing are alternates Emily Markle and Tom Schmeltzer ...